Here are some of our favourite features with iPhone's iOS 11

  • Here are some of our favourite features with iPhone's iOS 11

Here are some of our favourite features with iPhone's iOS 11

The new iOS is visually different, and definitely better.

Uber's oft-criticized location tracking has been reined in with the arrival iOS 11, with Apple forcing app-makers to give more granular controls over privacy to users. Security firm Armis recently revealed eight "critical" vulnerabilities allowing hackers to take control of smartphones and computers through the owner's Bluetooth.

Open your Settings app, tap Control Center Customize Controls. I tweaked it to add Screen Recording, Voice Memos and Alarm.

Let's hope you never have to use this one, but pressing the side button five times will let you quickly initiate a call to 911.

It turns out that using Control Center to turn off Wi-Fi only results in your phone immediately disconnecting from any network you are connected to (and auto-join for nearby networks being disabled).

Screen recording is easy to use, but you'll need to add it to Control Center first before you can access it. Unlike some other recent updates, there's no overhaul of the design or standout new apps - instead, the company has focused on tightening and tuning various bits of the operating system, tweaking how things work. When you are done, tap the banner to end the recording.

When you are driving with Apple Maps on, you'll get lane guidance inside iOS 11. When in this mode, iOS silences all the incoming notifications so that you keep all your focus on the road.

If you've been using iPhones for any length of time, chances are that you've been prompted to leave a rating or review for an app that you downloaded at least once or twice.

"If your email account is hosted by Microsoft on Outlook.com or Office 365, or an Exchange Server 2016 running on Windows Server 2016, you might see this error message when you try to send an email with iOS 11: "Cannot Send Mail".

THE WORLD'S favourite toy phone, the Fisher Price... sorry, Apple iPhone has just received an upgrade to its latest and greatest operating system yet, iOS 11.

On the iPad, you can swipe your finger down on any key on the main keyboard, to type the number or symbol without leaving the main keyboard. "If your app requests and receives when-in-use authorization, you can make a separate request for always authorization later".