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iOS 10.3 to bring IPL and many more

Tuesday, 31 January 2017
Sricharan R

With the commercial release of iOS 10.2.1 to all iPhone and iPad users, Apple has also released iOS 10.3 beta 1 to developers. The beta version introduces several useful features and the biggest highlight being the ability for Siri to show live scores from Indian Premiere League (IPL) and International Cricket Council (ICC) cricket matches. 

The beta version also brings along the 'Find My AirPods' feature a much needed addition given the nature of the tiny accessory. 

This means that you can search for the AirPods from the app, as long as they are within Bluetooth range of any of your iOS devices signed into iCloud. The digital assistant will also give you real time ball by ball update of the most popular game format in India. 

The Settings app also gets a new interface, with your profile taking the top space. The profi le menu has your photo, name, and all the important details required for you to glance in one shot. The iCloud setting also introduces a neat graphic to show you your storage space situation.

CarPlay also gets some change as now it gives quick access to the last three apps used. As for the interface, Spotlight search sees some improvement and there are changes in animation while opening and closing of apps. 3D Touch on weather icon in Maps gives hourly forecasts.

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