Apple Previews iOS 11.3 With Improvements To ARKit, Messages, And More

28 January, 2018, 00:39 | Author: Brenda Erickson
  • iPhone users will be able to download medical records from hospitals after Apple software update

In addition to monitoring performance, the battery tool update coming out with iOS 11.3 will advise users if their batteries need servicing. You will find this feature helpful especially when you swipe up from the bottom, then pause to see your recent apps. Users can also see if the power management feature - first introduced in iOS 10.2.1 - is on and can choose to turn it off, the company said. These can be found in Settings - Battery and are available for iPhone 6 and later.

Apple yesterday released the latest iOS 11.3 public beta update for all the supported iPhones and iPads. These are: bear, dragon, lion, and skull.

Interestingly, Apple looks set to take on WhatsApp's new, something that Facebook has also tried its hand at with bots and more for businesses in Messenger. The feature doesn't share the user's contact information with businesses, and users can stop chatting at any time. It can recognize and place virtual objects on vertical surfaces such as walls and doors.

Participating medical institutions include Baltimore's Johns Hopkins Medicine, Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai, Philadelphia's Penn Medicine, Danville, Penn.'s Geisinger Health System, San Diego's UC San Diego Health, Chicago's Rush University Medical Center, Dignity Health, Jefferson Parish, La.'s Ochsner Health System, MedStar Health, Columbus, Ohio's OhioHealth and Kansas City's Cerner Healthe Clinic, Apple said.

The health records will include information on immunizations, medications, allergies, vitals, lab results, procedures and conditions. It's also worth noting that Apple isn't forcing users to install their health records on their phones, they're just making the capability available.

Health Records app- Your Apple Watch may soon be able to tap into your medical records
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If you have iOS 11.3 installed on an iOS device and tvOS 11.3 installed on one or more new generation Apple TVs, you can use AirPlay 2 to stream music on multiple devices at the same time.

Advanced Mobile Location - also known as "AML" - automatically sends the user's location when they the emergency services.

The company said on Wednesday a beta version of its iOS 11.3 operating system would add new features to show battery health and recommend if a battery needs to be serviced.

OLED panels are expected to be given a miss on a display the size of an iPad due to constraints on the technical and financial side, but the company is still expected to continue using the premium technology on its top-end flagship smartphones.

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