iOS 10 rumors: WWDC release expected, rumored features


The long rumored new version of the Apple iOS operating system, the iOS 10, is expected to be unveiled to the public during the upcoming Apple World Wide Developers Conference. The new operating system is expected to undergo public beta testing sometime after the reveal, and a full public version is expected to go live and available for download sometime around fall this year.

The public release of the full version will be just in time for the expected reveal of the newest and long rumored iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. These two new devices are said to run under the new version of the software.

As for the new features and improvements that may come with the new iOS 10 release, 9to5Mac listed the top most wanted and most rumored ones.

One of the top expected features that the new iOS 10 might carry is the ability for users to hide some of Apple’s stock applications from the Home screen. This will let users save space on the Home Screen and will give way to possible customization options for what icons and apps users will want to have on their Home Screens.

The new Apple feature, HomeKit, is also expected to see some major changes. Previously an incorporated service, Apple HomeKit might be a standalone app for devices running on iOS 10.

Better security features are also anticipated by Apple enthusiasts. These include improved security and encryption abilities when it comes to sensitive services from Apple such as iCloud and local device security.

Apple Pay may also see enhancemenets as a possible person-to-person payment system may be implemented for the new iOS version.