Apple launches 'do not disturb while driving' for iPhone

Pokemon Go was undeniably one of 2016's biggest gaming success stories, offering a wholly new mobile experience that hinged on location-based gameplay and augmented reality technology.

Called HomePod, the wireless speaker delivers fantastic audio quality and uses spatial awareness to sense its location in a room and automatically adjust the audio.

Apple is expected to announce plans this week to make its Siri voice assistant work with a larger variety of apps, but initial changes were expected to add just a small number of capabilities. Apple's speaker will be launching in the U.S., U.K., and Australia in December, with additional markets to come next year. Some of the new add-ons unveiled by Apple are quite similar to what we have already seen in older builds of Android.

As all tech lovers would be well aware of, Apple's biggest annual event, WWDC 2017 is on its second day now. "We listened. Amazon Prime Video is coming to the TV App and all Apple TVs this year". "And so we don't let that impatience result in shipping something that's just not great".

It's obvious that you should not be looking at your phone when driving and the new safety feature will ensure you do exactly that. The software uses Bluetooth or WiFi doppler effect to determine how quickly you're moving, to determine if you're driving or not.

So iOS 11 is launching later this year (presumably with the new iPhones), but it's yet another step sideward.

Apple Watch is bringing Siri front and centre.

For photos, Apple is turning to a "high efficiency" format to replace the widely used JPEG standard.

According to Apple, it is the fastest browser ever with features like autoplay blocking, intelligent tracking prevention that uses machine learning to block irritating content.

Developers have been given CoreML, HomeKit, SiriKit and MusicKit in order to develop apps and programmes to support Apple's augmented reality vision and upgradation of support for smart home, its personal assistant and music app. Both models have 7-gen Kaby Lake processors from Intel, as well as more RAM: 32GB and 64GB, respectively. The cellular model of the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro starts at $779 (Rs. 50100 approx).

But it was the new iMac Pro lineup that stole the entire show - it's a Supercomputer with memory up to 128 gigabytes, storage up to 4 terabytes, and it comes with processors clocked up to 22 teraflops.

Apple on June 5 introduced an all-new 10.5-inch iPad Pro and a new 12.9-inch iPad Pro, featuring the world's most advanced display with ProMotion technology and incredible performance with the new A10X Fusion chip. Besides, it offers more ways to make the best use of Apple pencil. The Smart Keyboard is available in charcoal gray for $159 (US) for the 10.5-inch iPad Pro and $169 (US) for the 12.9-inch iPad Pro with layouts for over 30 languages, including simplified Chinese, French, German, Japanese and Spanish. Cook said Monday the company now has 17 million registered developers, three million more than a year earlier.

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