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Deep inside iOS 18's best new features and improvements on the AppleInsider Podcast

Some of iOS 18's finest features are major redesigns like Control Center

It's still only in beta, and there still isn't any sign of Apple Intelligence, but after more than week with iOS 18, there's a lot of good and a little bad to say about Apple's latest iPhone operating system.

Of all the new betas, it's once more iOS 18 that has had the most attention from Apple — and it's iOS 18 that is already replete with new features. After more than a week of use in the real world, here are the features you're going to use, and the ones that might not catch on.

Apple has made many tiny changes that are actually delightful — and host Wes Hilliard thinks he knows why they've been done. But Apple has also redesigned Photos, and even casual users are going to find the new look app takes a time to get used to.

BONUS: Subscribe via Patreon or Apple Podcasts to hear AppleInsider+, the extended edition which this time looks at bugs in the new betas — including one that happened during the recording of the main show. Plus our picks of which small new features in iOS 18 make it feel like you have a new iPhone.

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