What are the best iOS 11 new features?

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    #1One handed keyboard

    One handed keyboard

    Left-handed users start to be less ignored on this new iOS version. The new Apple software counts with two new typed of keyboards: one for left-handed and another for right-handed. 

    Software

    Joan Chavez
    Written on September 20, 2017
    "As a lefty and also a Linux fan, I'm not sure how I feel about this. I tried it out a couple days ago at the store, and it actually works really good. There's a real difference that I didn't really expect. If you're already an Apple addict, go for it. That said, there's not such an amazing difference that I'm going to start buying Apple."
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    #2Indoors Apple Maps

    Indoors Apple Maps

    Maps are a completely unavoidable feature in today’s operative systems. For that reason, any improvement on them is extremely helpful. With iOS 11, you will be able to see information like terminals or food court for an airport. 

    Software

    José Alfredo Amador
    Written on October 27, 2017
    "I’ve had a difficult time finding my way in places inside a building. A great new feature that I found in iOS11 was indoor maps. So, far this is the best feature from the new operating system. "
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    #3ARKit

    ARKit

    One of the most revolutionary implementations of iOS 11. ARKit is a framework that gives you the chance to create augmented reality experiences. ARKit blends digital objects and information with the environment around you and takes apps beyond the screen, allowing them to interact with the real world.

    Apps

    iOS

    Jordan Hoffman
    Written on October 6, 2017
    "ARKit is revolutionary framework to help developers create new and exciting reality experiences through iOS11. Very simple to use, great documentation and fully featured, I was creating content within a few hours that I was proud to share. Worth the look if this is what you're interested in."
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    #4Best compression formats

    Best compression formats

    HEVC and HEIF are two new formats introduced by Apple for storing videos and images respectively. What’s so new about them? Well, these formats save 50% space while improving the quality.

    Software

    Frank Carroll
    Written on November 5, 2017
    " Just about anyone who owns an Apple Iphone has a mutual complaint: running out of space far too quickly. Apple offering two news formats to store both videos and images is a huge new bonus, because this allows you to utilize your cellphone more to its full capacity. Now it's far easier to minimize the amount of times the "storage full" window pops open just as you're about to snap an in-the-moment picture, or take a video of an important event in life. Formatting your files is easier than ever and now comes in two additional ways to make transferring things to other technology far easier. "
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    #5Drawing in notes

    Drawing in notes

    The iOS 11 notes have never been so accurate with their name. These new notes work like pieces of paper. You can type, draw with different colors, erase with a rubber, create headings, etc. All depending on your needs. 

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    Anthony Myers
    Written on September 20, 2017
    "I really enjoy the new notes feature. I just sort of scribble, like it's a sticky note, and my doodles often become jumping off points for real ideas. Occasionally, though, they just remain random scribbles, or even simple lists."
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    #6Webpage to PDF

    Webpage to PDF

    Format converting tools are always incredibly useful. You never know when you are going to need one. Now, the new iOS 11 allows you to convert any web page to PDF using Safari.

    Software

    Billy Walsh
    Written on September 20, 2017
    "This is a great tool. Take any website, turn it into a pdf file so you can store it and refer back to it at any time. This is great, and keeps you from having to cut and paste information from websites. This will give you the entire document to refer back to at your leisure. Really great tool."
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    #7Screen Recording

    Screen Recording

    Apple engineers have decided to implement this useful tool, but it comes out too late for the times we are living. At the end, they copy Android on this so you don’t have to download any other app for recording your screen whenever you want.

    Software

    Lawrence Keller
    Written on September 20, 2017
    "I have an apple i phone and I love it. It is a great phone no doubt. Of course the engineers at apple are good, if not the greatest. They have finally figured out screen recording with the iOS 11. It is much like the android version so it is easy to use and make for a great screen recording experience. "
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    #8Customizable Control Center

    Customizable Control Center

    If you are looking for shortcuts every time you are using a new device, then you are going to like this new feature of iOS 11. You can customize all buttons you want in the control center and create the shortcuts you prefer for different tasks. 

    Software

    Robert Robinson
    Written on September 20, 2017
    "The new customization control center is way better than the old version in the previous release. Instead of having apple dictate what you should see you can chose the settings you use the most."

Summary

Best What are the best iOS 11 new features
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1One handed keyboardSoftware 13 Paid
2Indoors Apple MapsSoftware 10 Paid
3ARKitApps 8 Paid
4Best compression formatsSoftware 7 Paid
5Drawing in notesOther 5 Paid
6Webpage to PDFSoftware 5 Paid
7Screen RecordingSoftware 3 Paid
8Customizable Control CenterSoftware 2 Paid
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