Touted as the biggest release ever for Apple devices, iOS10 is packed full of new features & integrations, one I’m currently loving is the ability to have autoplaying videos.
This update appears to have slipped completely under the radar, with new <video> policies the line between desktop and mobile is becoming less and less apparent. The new policies coming into force with iOS10 will essentially mean that certain videos can autoplay without the need for a user gesture to act as a trigger (perfect for those slick background videos).
Hold your horses, don’t stop reading there, I said policies you can’t just go autoplaying any video content, so here’s what you need to know.
A demo of a video background on iOS10
A demo of a video background on iOS9 falling back to an image
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