Apple iOS offers several features designed to protect eyes, such as Night Shift, True Tone, and Dark Mode. These can help mitigate blue light exposure and adapt screen brightness. iOS 17 introduces the proactive Screen Distance feature, addressing the challenge of prolonged device usage at close range. This optional feature sends a notification when the iPhone or iPad Pro is held too close to the eyes. The feature is aimed at reducing eye strain and the risk of nearsightedness, especially in young users.
Apple recently introduced the Multiview feature, enabling up to four live sports streams simultaneously. Unveiled in May 2023, Multiview on tvOS is exclusively available on Apple TV 4K devices and is not compatible with older models.
Apple's Family Sharing feature continues to evolve and expand with each iOS update. With iOS 17 or later installed, users can enjoy Family Passwords, which facilitates sharing of passwords and passkeys to trusted group members. Once implemented, all members can access the shared account credentials and share their own passwords to members of the group.
Apple's has added several interesting features to the Photos app, including Pet Recognition and Live Stickers. One of the most time-saving among these may be the new Crop button feature. This one-tap crop or quick crop has caught the attention of many users due to its ease of use and efficiency.
Apple's AirTag has become a common go-to for item tracking, and with the release of iOS 17 users can start sharing their AirTags with family and friends. Prior to this update, AirTags could only be used with a single Apple ID, which prevented sharing their location. With iOS 17 or later installed on iPhone, an AirTag can easily be shared to track items with Find My.