For example, Do Not Disturb will stop your phone from displaying notifications during a given timeframe, such as at night.
Grouped notification are finally available in iOS, which helps streamline your lock screen. The phone’s screen can also be set to dim automatically just before bedtime.
As predicted, the next version of iOS is all about performance and stability, which means we aren’t getting as many major new features as in years past.
The company is also clamping down on a technique called “fingerprinting” which allows advertisers to identify and track individual web users based on the unique way their computer is set up, including the device, operating system and fonts they are using.
The plans, which aim to improve digital well-being, include a new feature called Screen Time. Among them: automatic workout detection, so the watch will still track your workouts when you forget to start it yourself, as well as new modes for hiking and yoga tracking. This is the first modern iOS release that will be made available to all devices that now support iOS 11.
Apple responded by saying it is “committed to meeting and exceeding our customers’ expectations, especially when it comes to protecting kids”, according to a statement sent to CNNMoney. Facebook said the pacts were designed to help device makers create their own versions of Facebook apps, and the data mostly remained on phones that accessed it.
The AirPower pad was announced late previous year but Apple has since been quiet about an official release date.
The update features ARKit 2 which provides new tools to create better augmented reality (AR) experiences.
iMessage: Along with the new Animoji features, there’s now a new in-app camera where you can add effects to your photos, and even add Animoji over your face. A number of apps from top developers are also coming soon to the Mac App Store, including Office from Microsoft, Lightroom CC from Adobe and more,”said Apple”.
AR for everyone? Look no further than Pokémon Go to see that AR has compelling consumer market potential.
Shared Experiences: ARKit 2 brings multi-user ARKit experiences, so you can play a game together, or play around with AR objects in the real world together, at the same time.
“We need to have tools and data to allow us to understand how we consume digital media”, Tony Fadell, a former senior Apple executive who worked on the original iPhone and iPod, said in a recent interview. Third-party apps will now be able to let users invoke Siri for commonly used tasks, much the way competing assistants from Google and Amazon long have.
Currently, Apple’s parental controls take “an all-or-nothing approach” since parents only can turn on or off the apps on the phone rather than designate specific lengths of time they can be used, TechCrunch reported. A new “For You” tab will include Featured Photos and Effect Suggestions to improve your existing photos.
Apple says Safari will prevent share buttons and widgets on websites from tracking users without their permission. It’s similar to how Google already encourages sharing through its own Photos app for both iPhones and Android devices.