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Apple releases iOS 11.3 with battery improvements, new Animoji, and more

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Apple releases watchOS 4.3

iOS 11.3 adds new features to show battery health of an iPhone and recommend if a battery needs to be serviced. Apple touts that this makes for a "new music video experience for Apple Music".

Did you find the latest iOS 11.3 update and its features interesting?

The introduction of ARKit with iOS 11 put augmented reality into the hands of hundreds of millions of iPhone and iPad users, making iOS the world's biggest AR platform. If your iPhone's performance is being throttled to prevent unexpected shutdowns, this screen will communicate that and provide the option to disable that throttling.

To update your HomePod you must have the latest version of iOS (iOS 11.3) installed on the device connected to your speaker, either that be your iPhone or iPad.

Health Records. A new feature of the Health app, patients treated at certain partnering medical institutions will be able to access their records from those institutions directly within Health. New Animoji in iOS 11.3 includes a lion, dragon, bear, and skull.

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There's also a Business Chat feature (still in beta and only for the USA for now) in the Messages app that provides a new way to communicate with participating businesses. The company expects that developers will use ARKit to create experiences like interactive movie posters and museums filled with dynamic virtual exhibits.

Apple this evening has released iTunes 12.7.4 to users, bringing the new Music Video section to the desktop.

Inside Apple Music's Browse screen there's a new section: Music Videos.

Apple will soon introduce an updated website for managing Apple IDs, which will allow Apple users to download a copy of all of their data stored by the company, reports Bloomberg. But the service is now only available in beta, and user who want it will have to install that version of the software.

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