Hands on with Apple's first Developer Beta of iOS 11

Earlier this week at its WWDC 2017 keynote, Apple unveiled iOS 11, the next iteration of its mobile OS. It contains a number of new features and designs.

There's an all-new Control Center, which on the iPad, comes with a new multitasking screen. Oddly enough, you can no longer swipe to close apps on the iPad, despite still being able to do so on an iPhone.

There are some welcome photo and camera improvements as well. Images can now be stored as HEIF/HEVC or JPEG/H.264, with the former promising to use up to 40% less space. You'll finally be able to trim Live Photos, as well as apply some other effects. There's a new screenshots interface too; when you take a screenshot, a thumbnail will appear that, when opened, will give the user the ability to crop and mark up their images.

Among other things, there are redesigns in the App Store, Calculator, and Podcasts, with a new app drawer in Messages.

One of the more interesting features is built-in screen recording, but while I attempted to record my video with it, it crashed, so I was forced to use my normal app for screen mirroring. Here's our hands on and walkthrough video of iOS 11.

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