The iOS 11 beta is now available to developers, but the public version will not arrive until later this year when Apple refreshes the iPhone lineup. The software will be at the core of the 10th anniversary iPhone, meaning it offers significant clues about the iPhone 8. We got the HomePod, macOS High Sierra, watchOS 4, iOS 11, and updates for MacBooks and iMacs.
The App Store has received a major facelift that will definitely show an impact on how users discover new apps and games.
Apple CEO Tim Cook thinks augmented reality could be as big as the smartphone. It can also be used to control Apple HomeKit devices.
The iPhone 8 will also have the necessary hardware, including a more powerful camera, to support augmented reality games and applications. Special characters and numbers are overlaid on the keyboard, and you just have to press a key and flick down to get the number rather than the letter. The success of Pokemon Go has proved that people have an appetite for interaction with virtual objects on a screen and ARKit is a natural fit in terms of what we want to do with our smartphones.
64 percent of all the road accidents in the United States involve distracted driving.
House Speaker: Agreement reached on casino-related bill
Some lawmakers complained they knew little about the legislation, saying it could have major impacts on communities. The bill still needs to be approved by the Senate before the session adjourns at midnight Wednesday.
This year's upcoming release of iOS 11 for Apple devices will include a new "Do Not Disturb While Driving" mode, a measure which could well end up saving cyclists' lives.
Once the feature is turned on, your iPhone can tell when you may be driving and automatically mute your notifications so your screen remains dark. It uses Bluetooth or WiFi to detect that you are moving in a vehicle, and will suggest turning on the feature.
The legendary Spinal Tap guitarist Nigel Tufnell once said that when you need that extra push over the cliff, you turn the amps up to 11. "I'll see your message when I get where I'm going", followed by: "If this is urgent, reply "urgent" to send a notification through with your original message".
Apple has added peer-to-peer payments within the Messages app via Apple Pay.
Apple's WWDC 2017 keynote was absolutely jam-packed. By saying, "Hey Siri, I like this song", HomePod and Apple Music become the ideal musicologist, learning preferences from hundreds of genres and moods, across tens of thousands of playlists, and these music tastes are shared across devices. Many updates found in the Photos app in iOS 11 correlates to the Google Photos platform, which is separate from its Android operating system.