The world is jumping on the artificial intelligence (AI) bandwagon, and even smartphone makers are dipping their toes in. Google is now known for offering various AI features in its Pixel smartphones, but Samsung has also brought Galaxy AI and AI-powered features for its smartphones. However, Apple is nowhere to be seen…yet. According to reports, the iPhone maker plans to introduce AI upgrades with iOS 18, and it could be the “biggest” update in iPhone history. Find out what Apple has in store for iPhone users.
iOS 18 update
In the Q&A section of the Power On newsletter, Bloomberg's Mark Gurman pointed out that iOS 18 will be the biggest update in iPhone history. “I'm told the new operating system appears to be one of the biggest iOS updates in the company's history,” he wrote.
While Gurman didn't delve into any of the potential features coming with iOS 18, Apple has already confirmed one of them.
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In November 2023, the Cupertino-based tech giant announced support for RCS in iPhones starting in 2024. This means that in the near future, iPhones will be able to have a better messaging experience, including high-resolution photos and videos, as well as audio. Messages, read receipts and better encryption.
Another feature rumored to come with iOS 18 is AI-powered Siri. According to a Financial Times report, Morgan Stanley analysts believe that generative AI will be the focus of the iOS 18 update and it could bring a new Siri powered by LLMs.
Other rumored features
According to Gurman, Craig Federighi and his team are actively trying to include generative AI features in iOS 18. As part of the efforts, Apple Music could get auto-generated playlists, while apps like Keynote or Pages could get an auto-slide-generating feature. Dex. It is also looking to augment AppleCare with generative AI.
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