Apple announced the next version of their mobile OS, iOS 10 at yesterday’s Worldwide Developer Conference and the software is coming later this year.
The new iOS 10 update brings a range of changes to Apple’s iOS platform,t his includes changes to messages, maps, Siri being opened to developers and much more.
Apple® today previewed iOS 10, the biggest release ever of the world’s most advanced mobile operating system, featuring a huge update to Messages that delivers more expressive and animated ways to message friends and family, like stickers and full-screen effects. iOS 10 introduces the ability for Siri® to do more by working with apps, beautifully redesigned Maps, Photos, Apple Music® and News apps, and the Home app, delivering a simple and secure way to manage home automation products in one place. iOS 10 opens up incredible opportunities to developers with Siri, Maps, Phone and Messages.
“iOS 10 is our biggest release ever, with delightful new ways to express yourself in Messages, a native app for Home automation, and beautifully redesigned apps for Music, Maps, and News that are more intuitive and more powerful, making everything you love about your iPhone and iPad even better,” said Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice president of Software Engineering. “iOS 10 adds Siri intelligence into QuickType and Photos, automates your home with the new Home app and opens up Siri, Maps, Phone and Messages to developers — while increasing security and privacy with powerful technologies like Differential Privacy.”
Apple has released an iOS 10 beta to developers and they will also release a public beta of the software in July. Apple have not given a specific release date for the final version of iOS 10, although we are expecting it to launch in September along with the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.