On the evening of 13 September, Apple will release the final version of iOS 10 and watchOS 3. The new platforms were in the status of testing since June of this year, will be available for download today at 20.00 Moscow time.
The release dates of its software products, Apple called the presentation of the iPhone 7, and “smart” watches Apple Watch Series 2. We are talking about iOS 10 and watchOS 3. These operating systems was presented at WWDC 2016 along with macOS Sierra and are now at the stage of beta testing. As for the operating system for the Mac, then output the final version will be held next week 20th September.
The list of mobile devices compatible with iOS 10, is presented below:
- iPhone: iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, and iPhone SE iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5;
- iPad: a 9.7 – and 12.9-inch iPad Pro, the iPad Air first and second generation, iPad fourth generation, iPad mini, second, third and fourth generations;
- iPod: iPod touch 6G.
The main features of iOS 10 are the updated lock screen, control and notification Center. Smartphone users will be able to see notifications without unlocking the smartphone, and just taking it in hand. While on the lock screen and in notification center you can open the context menu by pressing strong 3D Touch.
An important part of the innovations in iOS 10 is connected with a voice assistant Siri. With a personal assistant will now be able to work with the developers, and Siri will be able itself to study using “machine learning”. The Photos app has a face recognition, and Apple Maps – support for third-party services. However, the Music app has undergone a complete redesign.
As for watchOS 3, a new platform for smart watches allows you to work faster with apps for the Apple Watch, the data will be updated in the background. As an example, Apple showed the download to watchOS 2 and 3 watchOS — a difference of 7 times. Among other innovations in the update you can mark a new control Point and the dock to quickly switch programs.