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    iOS 13 review: iPhone gets more productive, fun

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    Here is how the new operating system will change the way your iPhone works.

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    Apple iOS 13 will be coming to iPhone SE, iPhone 6S series, 7 series, 8 series and X series.
    Like every year, it is time for a new operating system for iPhone users. Apple has just rolled out iOS 13. First unveiled at WWDC in June, iOS 13 not just revamps the OS's look with its "Dark Mode" but also boasts several new features that aim to make iPhones more productive and fun to use.

    Dark Mode brings a dramatic new look, changing the way all the stock apps and the notification panel look.

    The white spaces turn to either black or dark grey so it is easy on your eyes in low light. Another major change is in the portrait photo-editing features. You get new editing tools to easily sharpen, brighten and make other tweaks. Video editing too has evolved with the ability to adjust brightness and contrast, something iPhone users couldn’t do natively before. iOS 13 brings a change in interface design for Photos With an overhauled Maps app, iPhone users now get one-tap access to saved places.

    Apple says it built the app from the ground-up, showing more detailed buildings, roads and shops.

    iOS 13, Catalina, Mac Pro: Everything Apple Announced at WWDC 2019

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    ​The Annual Affair

    Apple's annual developers conference, Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) was held in San Jose, California. There were a sea of announcements, amidst that of the end of an era for a rather popular app, iTunes. Although, the Cupertino-based tech giant made a lot of new announcements, it also played catch-up with a lot of new features, most of which are already available with the competetitors. Apple debuted with an all-new Mac Pro, added some interesting upgrades to the iOS 13, apart from adding health features to the Apple Watch, Watch OS 6. Here's everything that Apple unveiled at WWDC 2019.


    Memoji lovers have more customisation options — more hairstyles, headgear, makeup and even piercings. They automatically become stickers in your keyboard so you can share them anytime. Talking about keyboard, iOS 13 users finally get the privilege to use swipe gestures for typing, something Google’s Android keyboard has for quite some time.

    An overall performance boost is expected with faster face unlock time, faster app launches and quicker downloads. And if you feel lazy, iOS 13 comes with a "Voice Control" feature that lets you control the iPhone, navigate through options, edit texts and more without even touching the device. So, with a change in look, more number of features and a powerful performance, iOS 13 offers a good revamp for iPhone users.

    Apple iOS 13 will be coming to iPhone SE, iPhone 6S series, 7 series, 8 series and X series. This year’s iPhones — iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max — come with iOS 13 pre-installed. In a big change, Apple has let go of iPads from the iOS ecosystem this year. The company has introduced a dedicated OS called iPadOS, which will arrive on September 24.

    (The writer is with gadgetsnow.com)



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