If 2016 is like previous years, Apple will unveil its annual iOS refresh at next month’s WWDC event.
While currently we haven’t heard too much about the milestone iOS 10, a group of dedicated Apple fans have taken it upon themselves to imagine what the upcoming improvements and feature set mat look like in the form of a nifty concept video. And if Apple comes up with anything like what they’ve dreamed up, we’re happy to say that we’ll be very, very pleased indeed.
Check it out below.
The main improvements involve additional functionality in the Lock Screen, so users can check the weather or turn alarms on and off without having to first unlock their phones. There’s also a nice banner notifications tweak, which takes on the different colors of each app so that you can quickly identify whether a notification comes from, say, a news app or a game.
On top of this, there’s a new Light Mode that lets users quickly invert iOS’s interface colors, in a feature that would nicely complement iOS 9’s Night Shift Mode. Finally, there are Quick View shortcuts which could build on the 3D Touch technology Apple has added to its new devices over the past year.
Considering that, from reports, the iPhone 7 is unlikely to be a massive upgrade in terms of hardware, we’re relying on software to make this fall’s iPhone upgrade seem as exciting as previous full-number release. This iOS 10 concept would definitely fulfill many of those requirements for me.
What do you think? Are you won over by the above video, or are there different changes you would like to see Apple make for its next mobile operating system? Leave your comments below.