Apple releases iOS 13.6 with digital car keys and more

Apple released iOS 13.6 and watchOS 6.2.8 to feature its digital car key feature. New BMW’s will be able to use Apple’s digital car key to enter the vehicle by tapping your iPhone or Apple watch to the door handle.

Apple announced its new digital car key feature at their WWDC last month. You will be able to Unlock, lock and start your car with you device. You can also share digital keys with Apple’s iMessage. Of course, for safety there will be driver-specific profiles, so that there are restrictions for people that should not have access to certain vehicle controls.

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iOS 13.6 Apple News and Health Features

Apple also released its new Apple News services, where audio stories are narrated by professionals – this is part of your Apple News+ subscription. You’ll get Apple News Today which gives you an audio briefing of the days’ top stories, much like Google’s ‘Good Morning’ features.

There is also a new category for symptoms in the Apple Health App. You will be able to log symptoms in Cycle Tracking and ECG. The symptoms include fever, chills, sore throat, and coughing. You’ll be able to share these symptoms with 3rd party apps.

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