Apple?EU?s iOS 10 will begin hitting iPhones, iPads and iPod touches on Tuesday, and it?EU?s the biggest overhaul it has had in years. Here are 10 things that have changed.
Move over Snapchat and Facebook Messenger, Apple?EU?s built-in Messages are now fun. You can send stickers, ?EU?Tapback?EU? reactions, transitions (think along the lines of magic ink) – animations, rich links, larger emojis and best of all, ?EU?emojification?EU? which looks at what you?EU?ve written and allows you to tap on words to substitute for emojis.
You can also draw or write on the screen and use third-party apps directly within Messages. It?EU?s like Facebook Messenger but with end-to-end encryption.
The biggest visual change to iOS 10 is the new rich notifications and quick reply features that have made them much more useful. You no longer have to open the app to view videos, photos and reply. All you have to do is tap on the notification to launch the app or force press to pop up a preview.
You can also force press on the clear button in the notification shade to clear all notifications, which, frankly, should have been there from the beginning. Clearing them individually still requires a swipe and a tap on the clear button, but you can delete emails straight from the expanded notification, so that?EU?s progress.
Along with notifications, the lockscreen has been made more useful. The widgets from the ?EU?today?EU? pull-down can now be viewed with a swipe right on the lockscreen. The same bunch of widgets is available on a swipe right on the home screen, where Siri?EU?s app suggestions used to be, with Siri?EU?s suggestions moving to a pull down on the home screen.
You can also now set your phone to light up when you lift it. The raise to wake makes…