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3 new iPhone AI features in iOS 18 were just spoiled in a big leak

Published May 3rd, 2024 9:40AM EDT
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Several iPhone AI features are expected to land with iOS 18. This upcoming software update, which is set to be unveiled during the WWDC 2024, could be full of surprises. The latest report highlights four core apps that are getting Apple’s Ajax LLM for artificial intelligence functions with three significant changes: text summarization, document analysis, and AI-enhanced search options. All of these features will be made on-device.

According to AppleInsider, Apple plans important changes for Safari, Spotlight Search, Messages, and Calendar. These apps will be crucial for the upcoming iPhone AI features. Here’s what the publication has to say about them.

Core iPhone apps will have the best AI features

iOS 17's Safari running on iPhone.Image source: José Adorno for BGR

Safari: As previously reported, Safari is expected to introduce article summarization through an Intelligent Search feature. What will set Apple apart is that this function will be on-device and won’t require the iPhone to connect to the cloud.

Spotlight Search: Among the iPhone AI features, Spotlight Search is said to show “more intelligent results and sorting.” That said, Apple is constantly improving Spotlight with more accurate information.

Messages and Siri integration: AppleInsider says Siri and Messages will have a big integration, as the personal assistant will be able to generate responses based on the message received without connecting to the internet. While Siri barely knows how to tell what time it is on the HomePod, it will be impressive if Apple can achieve this as one of the main iPhone AI features.

Calendar: The publication has previously mentioned that the Calendar app will undergo a major change by adding the Reminders app features. Now, it seems Apple’s Ajax LLM could check if the text input contains the name of a saved contact and display the contact’s information. When creating a response, it will also consider events that could have something to do with the person you’re talking to.

Below, you can learn more about the expected iOS 18 features.

José Adorno Tech News Reporter

José is a Tech News Reporter at BGR. He has previously covered Apple and iPhone news for 9to5Mac, and was a producer and web editor for Latin America broadcaster TV Globo. He is based out of Brazil.