Apple Embraces RCS Technology: What This Means for iPhone Users

Tech & AI | June 11, 2024, 5:34 a.m.

Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference unveiled a slew of upcoming enhancements to Apple's operating systems, including improved app security, support for RCS in Messages, and a dedicated password management app. The highlight of the event was the introduction of "Apple Intelligence," which integrates machine learning into apps and devices with a focus on privacy. iOS 18 introduces locked apps that require authentication for access, hidden folders, and improved security features. Messages in iOS 18 will support RCS and emergency satellite services now include text messaging. macOS Sequoia adds iPhone mirroring and a new password management app called Passwords, potentially impacting third-party apps in the market. Other updates include improved features in watchOS 11, tvOS 18, and iPadOS, as well as enhancements for developers with Xcode 16 and Swift 6 now on GitHub. Developer betas are available for those interested in exploring the latest updates in Apple's operating systems.