Apple Takes On Distracted Driving With New Feature

With the new version of Apple macOS Sierra OS Apple has promised to be more secure quicker and help apps use less storage than ever

At the ongoing Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California, renowned tech giant Apple revealed a range of products and features for its devices.

Right now, iOS 11 is only available to developer account holders so the impact of this change is initially limited.

To keep up with Amazon and Google, it is high time that Apple create a smart speaker.

On the software side, upgrades made to Apple's iOS mobile operating system seem to be the real showstoppers, with the release of iOS 11 (pictured above).

Apple packed a bunch of cool new features into the new iOS 11 update coming later this year, but it's possible none of those are cooler than a simple screen capturing tool that makes it easier than ever to record videos of your iPhone in use. Here, they can determine which programs will not run in 64-bit mode.

Apple has announced its newest software update for iPhones and iPads and it's not looking good for anyone still using older versions of the popular devices. Backed by improvements in machine learning and artificial intelligence, Siri will now be able to use new male and female voices that adjust pitch and tempo while speaking to provide the user a more natural experience.

USA Today reports that when turned on, your iPhone can detect when you are driving and automatically mute all notifications; so amid a flurry of texts, posts or tweets, your screen remains dark.

The new operating system will also focus around "augmented reality" for users "to build apps that let users place virtual content on top of real-world scenes". "And you can also see which stores are on what levels in the malls", said Apple. It has a redesigned Podcasts app, redesigned app drawer in iMessage, more customisation in Control Center, enhanced Apple Music and Apple News and improved password management.

Up until now, Apple had deliberately opted to ignore offering playback support for FLAC files in both iTunes and iOS - though there are numerous third-party apps to do the trick.

It might sound like a small tweak, but it is actually an essential security feature. iOS 11 comes with a new "while using the app" location setting for all apps, which was spotted by developers Chengyin Liu and Joe Duvall Tuesday. Apple has been attempting to combat these issues through various means including tweaks published with its iOS updates.

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