11 June, 2017
"With iOS 11, we're delivering the biggest AR platform in the world, and it's available today for developers to begin building AR experiences using ARKit for hundreds of millions of iPhone and iPad users", said Craig Federighi, Senior Vice President, Software Engineering, Apple.
Apple has included a curious new option in iOS 11's accessibility features. Currently Do Not Disturb can silence alerts, calls, and notifications that are received while a phone is locked.
To combat the growing problem of drivers being dangerously distracted by phone activity while on the road, Apple is introducing a new Do Not Disturb feature.
On top of these UI changes, Apple is enabling users to type faster with a new finger detecting typing keyboard.
Apple will rollout the feature as part of iOS 11, which is expected to arrive in the Autumn (Fall) for the iPhone 5S and newer devices. The entire redesign gives it a very Apple Music-ish look so if you use Apple Music already, you should get used to it easily.
With AI-driven personal assistants dominating the industry, it's no surprise that updates to Siri were high on Apple's to-do list.
Like those other products it is created to be a digital home assistant, capable of answering questions about maths as well as music-related enquiries - but it comes with some Apple quirks.
It will be the first time Apple has presented new hardware at the conference since 2013. It's totally up to you what you want to do with it.
With iOS 11, Siri will receive fresh male and female voices that are more expressive than ever before. Users will also have access to a new Files app for greater organization.
Not only are some Wi-Fi network passwords obscenely hard tor remember, but if you're the type to use the same password in multiple places, you most certainly feel a tinge of anxiety when a friend asks to connect to your network. The new design has the potential to drive higher sales and improve app discovery because it differentiates between apps and games, making sure the two aren't interfering with each other in search and discovery pages. Here are five you need to know about to understand Apple's future. The lawsuit said that despite filing a patent in 2014 on a safety feature to block the use of FaceTime by drivers, Apple had failed to implement it. Meantime, while the newly-announced $349 Siri-controlled HomePod speaker isn't coming until December, the new AirPlay 2 feature in iOS 11, will let you control Apple TV and third party speakers in multiple rooms around the house, using Control Center, the Home app or Siri.