“Apple’s upcoming iOS 11, already in public beta and due out this fall in its final form, delivers numerous improvements and changes for iPad and iPhone users,” Jonny Evans writes for Computerworld. “These include a host of new enterprise-useful features — especially for the iPad — as well as a variety of tweaks that will benefit almost any user.”

“iOS 11 carries numerous smart features, all wrapped up in Apple’s ultra-private secure shells, in which your identity is protected by technologies including differential privacy,” Evans writes. “That commitment to privacy means Apple has been crafting smart solutions that work on a device rather than by sharing data with the less secure cloud. Apple also introduced Core ML, a general-purpose machine-learning framework that developers can use to integrate machine learning inside their apps.”

“Siri is the voice assistant front end to Apple’s systemwide machine intelligence,” Evans writes. “The latter is what gives Siri the capacity to make recommendations based on what you’ve been doing. iOS 11 adds several Siri-specific improvements.”

Tons more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: iOS 11. A giant step for iPhone. A monumental leap for iPad.”

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