Apple has just announced a new set of software enhancements for its wireless-displayed iPad that make it easier to use the device on the go.
The company said that, in a bid to “make wireless more ubiquitous, more convenient, and more enjoyable,” it will begin to let iPad users switch on their devices by just saying, “Hey, Siri.”
The move is a “huge milestone,” Apple said in a statement to The Next Wwwiw, and it means users will now be able to use their devices at a distance without worrying about charging and losing connection to the internet.
The feature is part of the company’s ongoing effort to get users to use its wireless technology more, with the company currently working with a wide range of tech companies to make it “the most intuitive, fun, and convenient way to use your iPad.”
Apple said that the change comes with “no technical restrictions or restrictions on the content or functionality of your app.”
“We want to make your iPad the best mobile device ever,” Apple explained.
“With this update, we’re giving you the power to make this even easier to do.
The ability to switch on and off your iPad is now the easiest way to enjoy your iPad while on the move.”
While it’s certainly possible that some users will be able’t turn on their iPads by default, it should be noted that the iOS 11 operating system does offer a way to turn them on by saying “Hey Siri,” so the company isn’t taking this as a slight to those who have opted out of letting them do so.
The move does come with some restrictions, though.
The new iPad will only let you turn on the device at a specific distance, but the company said the device will still be able “to connect to a Wi-Fi network.”
Apple will still require users to have a cellular network with it to be able use the feature, which is a common practice among wireless makers.
The switch does not, however, affect the “best” wireless connectivity, which means that you’ll still need to have two or more iPads to have access to the iPad’s features, but there will be a separate option to turn on both at once.
If you want to turn the feature on with two devices connected at the same time, you can, as long as the devices are connected to the same Wi-amp, the company explained.
Apple also announced a change that will make it much easier for the iPad to connect to the Internet.
Starting today, when a device is powered on, you’ll be able access all of your apps via Bluetooth, even if it’s not connected to a network.
“We’ve been working to make Wi-Connect even more seamless for you, and today, we’ve added a new feature called ‘Wi-Connect on Demand,'” Apple said.
“When you turn your iPad on, we’ll automatically start the Bluetooth connection for all your apps.
That way, when you leave the room, you always have access for all of those apps and their content.”