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Apple releases iOS 10.3 – Here’s what’s new

by Brandon Russell | March 27, 2017

Apple on Monday released iOS 10.3, which includes the company’s new Find My AirPods feature, among other changes.

The biggest feature, of course, is under Apple’s Find My iPhone service, which allows users to track their AirPods to their last known location. Additionally, you can play a sound on one or both AirPods when you’ve misplaced them in your house.

Apple has also introduced CarPlay improvements, the ability to watch your iTunes movies across multiple devices, and a new Calendar feature that will let users delete an unwanted invite and report it as junk.

You can see Apple’s official release notes below.

Find My iPhone
● View the current or last known location of your AirPods
● Play a sound on one or both AirPods to help you find them

Siri
● Support for paying and checking status of bills with payment apps
● Support for scheduling with ride booking apps
● Support for checking car fuel level, lock status, turning on lights and activating horn with automaker apps
● Cricket sports scores and statistics for Indian Premier League and International Cricket Council

CarPlay
● Shortcuts in the status bar for easy access to last used apps
● Apple Music Now Playing screen gives access to Up Next and the currently playing song’s album
● Daily curated playlists and new music categories in Apple Music

Other improvements and fixes
● Rent once and watch your iTunes movies across your devices
● New Settings unified view for your Apple ID account information, settings and devices
● Hourly weather in Maps using 3D Touch on the displayed current temperature
● Support for searching “parked car” in Maps
● Calendar adds the ability to delete an unwanted invite and report it as junk
● Home app support to trigger scenes using accessories with switches and buttons
● Home app support for accessory battery level status
● Podcasts support for 3D Touch and Today widget to access recently updated shows
● Podcast shows or episodes are shareable to Messages with full playback support
● Fixes an issue that could prevent Maps from displaying your current location after resetting Location & Privacy
● VoiceOver stability improvements for Phone, Safari and Mail


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Brandon Russell

Brandon Russell enjoys writing about technology and entertainment. When he's not watching Back to the Future, you can find him on a hike or watching...Brandon Russell enjoys writing about technology and entertainment. When he's not watching Back to the Future, you can find him on a hike or watching...


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