Apple releases software updates for its devices

Sunday, April 2, 2017 Apps and Software
Apple releases software updates for its devices - KNine Vox

Apple has rolled out a series of updates which are iOS 10.3, macOS 10.12.4 Sierra, tvOS 10.2, and watchOS 3.2 updates to the public. Earlier these were running on a beta format. These updates bring bug fixes and enhancements across entire Apple's product line up, the large highlight of this update being the power for Siri to point out live scores from Indian Premier League (IPL) and International Cricket Matches. Today we will give you all the detailed information about the iOS 10.3 update and how to install it.

iOS 10.3

First of all, iOS 10.3 brings on the 'Find My AirPods' feature. This feature is found in My iPhone app, and it helps you to seek for the AirPods from the app, as long as they are connected to any of your apple devices. This is a handy feature as if you lose your AirPods somewhere in your house. Through the app, you'll search for the AirPods. The AirPods will start emitting a loud sound showing its location on the map which will take you to the lost ear buds easily.

Furthermore, Siri gets the power to point out live cricket scores from matches of the IPL and also other international matches. The digital assistant can provide you with ball-by-ball update of the match, it is a handy feature for all cricket fans within the country (especially with IPL season ten simply round the corner). You can also ask Siri different IPL-related queries like 'What are the 2017 IPL rankings?', 'Who is the leading wicket taker in IPL 2017?’ and Siri can reply in real time. Match schedules and player profile may also be checked.

Furthermore, Apple has additionally introduced a system that enables app developers to reply to review of their app. This helps in building developer-customer dialogue, and iOS 10.3 additionally brings iCloud Analytics to the device.

iOS 10.3 also introduces new options to use Siri with payment, ride bookings etc.

iOS 10.3 new options

  • Find My iPhone

  • Location of your AirPods

  • Play a sound on one or both AirPods to help in locating them

Siri

  • Support for paying of bills with payment apps

  • Support for ride booking apps

  • Cricket scores and stats related to Indian premier league and other international matches

  • Support for checking car fuel level, lock status, turning on lights and activating horn with automaker apps

Other improvements

  • Options in the status bar to access the last used apps

  • Apple Music Now Playing screen gives you feature to see up next song and also the details of the song’s album playing currently

  • Latest music categories in Apple Music

  • Other improvements and fixes

  • Rent once and watch your iTunes movies across your devices

  • Changes in the view settings of Apple ID account information and devices

  • Hourly weather in Maps using 3D Touch on the displayed current temperature

  • Support to search “parked car" with the help of maps

  • Calendar has now the ability to erase invite that is unwanted

  • Home app support to see check battery

  • Podcasts feature for 3D Touch and Today widget to view recently updated shows

  • Podcast shows or episodes are now transferrable to text with full playback facility

  • Fixed an issue that could stop Maps from recording your current location after resetting Location & Privacy features

Process to install iOS 10.3 on your iPhone or iPad

To transfer the update, make sure that you've got sensible Wi-Fi strength, and your device is charged up. Remember to back up your iOS device before you transfer and install the update.

To transfer and install it directly on your iOS device, visit Settings= General= software package Update= download and Install.

When the transfer is complete, Install and the Agree the Terms and Conditions. Your device will now restart and install the update.

To download iOS 10 with the help of iTunes, first of all install iTunes= open=connect your device to your PC or Mac=select your device’s icon=summary tab=check for updates=download and update.

After the update gets downloaded, you should follow the simple on-screen instructions to install iOS 10.

Hence this was all about the new 10.3 update. In the next article we will guide you about the updates of, macOS 10.12.4 Sierra, tvOS 10.2, and watchOS 3.2.So, stay tuned with KNine Vox for the latest updates and news in technology world.

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