IPHONE owners will be able to bring a digital version of their driver’s license with them as part of new features set to be set later this year.
The big update is a dream for motorists who won’t need to remember their plastic cards anymore – although not everyone will be able to enjoy it right away.
Selected US states are being included in the fast lane, including Arizona and Georgia.
Britons will have to wait, as the UK Government only announced late last year that it would be doing a digital test.
The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority plans to roll out an app for learner drivers first – meaning they’ll be able to issue a provisional license at the touch of a button – before considering implementation. fully across the UK.
For now, Arizona and Georgia will be first on the list, followed by Connecticut, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Oklahoma and Utah.
From “early 2022”, people will not only be able to add their driver’s license, but also their state ID.
And since Colorado, Delaware, Florida, and Louisiana already have their own digital apps, it’s likely they’ll follow soon.
The license will be added to Apple’s Wallet feature, which the company says will be secured by providing photo verification of the driver’s status.
Another major feature coming to the iPhone soon is the ability to receive payments from others using contactless.
Although we are used to the idea of using Apple Pay to make purchases, the new update will give us the ability to send money in the other direction.
However, this feature is geared towards small business owners, not for paying a mate.
Finally, Apple is catching up on its classical side, with plans to launch a classical music app later this year.
It comes after the company acquired streaming giant Primephonic.
In other news, Apple has revealed a bunch of New emojis for iPhoneincludes a pregnant man and two saucy icons.
Experts have warned that the future Space launches can be dangerous if “stupid” regimes like Russia don’t stop blowing up the sky creating debris.
And most popular phone since a millennium has been announced, with many people shocked to learn it’s not an iPhone.
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