New iOS 17 features you should try ASAP

It's upgrade day, and iPhone owners are in for some real treats.

Today’s upgrades to iOS, watchOS, iPadOS and tvOS bring a slew of new features to Apple devices. After your download(s) complete, check our articles to see what new features you should try out first.

Our lead story runs down the 50 most exciting new features in iOS 17, all conveniently categorized.

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— Steve Jobs, 1995.

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