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Apple outs iOS 11.3 with Battery Health tool, tvOS 11.3


Today Apple is releasing iOS 11New iOS 11 features have leaked ahead of its release date, which may be as soon as Wednesday, September 13, the day after Apples iPhone 8 launch event. .3, watchOS 4.3, and tvOS 11.3 to everyone with a compatible device.

iOS has gone through a few beta builds recently, and now version 11.3 is finally ready for primetime.

It includes the self-explanatory Battery Health tool that the company promised following the iPhone throttling scandal. This tells you whether your device has experienced an unexpected shutdown because the battery was unable to deliver the necessary peak power.

When that happens it will apply "performance management" (don't call it throttling) to prevent such things from occurring again. You can disable performance management if you want to live on the bleeding edge. This tool also lets you know when the battery's health is significantly degraded, at which point you should replace it.

ARKit 1.5 is built in iOS 11New iOS 11 features have leaked ahead of its release date, which may be as soon as Wednesday, September 13, the day after Apples iPhone 8 launch event. .3 too, which more accurately maps irregularly shaped surfaces. It has image and object recognition and lets you place virtual stuff onto vertical surfaces.

In the US, this version of the OS comes with the Health Records feature that will aggregate all of your medical records in one place, that is, if you have a participating provider. Also US-exclusive is Business Chat in the Messages app, which gives you customer support for certain companies.