The Best iOS 11 Features You Probably Haven't Heard of Yet

Mandy Carr
June 11, 2017

Along with features that keep you off your iPhone while driving and a new dark mode for nighttime use, the tech giant is rolling out a screen capturing tool to make it easier to record videos of your iPhone's screen.

If you've never actually seen a QR code in the wild they're actually pretty useful.

This update will add various features to the AI helper including translation and Personal DJ, which recommends music to listen to based on what you like the most.

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The iOS 11 camera will now recognize and scan QR codes.

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Called "Wi-Fi password sharing", the feature lets you share Wi-Fi passwords with friends.

But at least you have a couple of months to get a new phone - the new OS is expected to arrive in September (when Apple releases new iPhones), and will only work on devices with 64-bit chips aka iPhone 5S and later.

That's not all for Maps, though. Out with the old and in with the new and with support ending for these devices, Apple can use their resources elsewhere. Others, however - Uber chief among them - still force iPhone users to choose between always or never providing location data. According to developers attending WWDC, the company confirmed that the drag and drop feature would be coming on iPhone but is only going to work within apps.

In April, The New York Times reported on a tense conversation between Apple CEO Tim Cook and Uber's Travis Kalanick, during which Cook scolded the chief executive and threatened to remove Uber from the App Store for violating Apple's developer guidelines. By the way, you can already type commands into Siri in iOS 10, but you need to tap on a previous (spoken) query and then edit it.

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