Apple is reportedly planning to release a new feature that will turn locked iPhones into smart home-style displays with iOS 17.
According to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, the phone’s interface will display information such as calendar appointments, weather and notifications when it is locked and held horizontally.
Gurman also noted that the interface will work similarly to smart home devices from Google and Amazon.
Furthermore, the report mentions that the feature will use a dark background and bright text combination, which should enhance readability even from a distance.
While Gurman claims that Apple is working on bringing this smart home feature to the iPad, he points out that the company doesn’t introduce the feature to iPads as quickly as it does to the iPhone, because the iPhone’s lock screen widgets aren’t yet available. are not yet available. iPad.
The report further states that the tech giant is planning to bring significant changes to the iPhone’s Wallet app with iOS 17 and will improve its location services.
Meanwhile, Apple has rolled out the iOS 16.5 software update for all users with a new feature – the ‘Sports tab’ in its News app.
The new iOS 16.5 is available for iPhone 8 and later.
The new tab serves as a hub for scores, match schedules, and articles on users’ favorite sports teams.
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