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WWDC 2017: Apple Announces ARKit API for Augmented Reality Apps

It will also be possible to exchange data between gym equipment and the watch. The browser is also adding "intelligent" tracking prevention in order to cut down on ads that follow you around the Internet.

He said that iOS 10 had almost 96 per cent satisfaction with 86 per cent iPhone users installing the update as compared to only seven per cent Android users who installed Android Nougat - the latest version of Google's operating system. The obligatory cute children and pets also featured as a raft of (mainly male) Apple executives and partners appeared.

Apple Pay saw plenty of love at the event, with person-to-person payments now a thing, being integrated into the iMessage platform. The service is compatible with the iPhone 6, 6 Plus, iPhone 6S, 6S Plus, 7, 7 Plus, iPhone SE, iPad Air 2, iPad Pro and the Apple Watch. Now, you can simply pick up a text, URL or an image from one window and place it on another. You now have the option to give Siri a male voice and there's a translation tool in beta that will let Siri listen to snippets of language and translate them to another.

Live Photos: They now loop, like a GIF, or Instagram's Boomerang. You can use Force Touch to see more features.

It's not a far cry from current iOS features that already detect when a fast-moving phone stops and automatically marks the position as a possible location for a parked auto.

If someone does text you while you're driving, the phone can respond with an automatic message telling them you're driving and can't respond just now.

Apple has also provided the ability to disable the new function by telling the phone you are the passenger.

App Store: It's been nine years since Apple first introduced the App Store, it has 500 million weekly visitors to app store and 180 billion downloads to apps, which does not include auto redownloads and updates.

Along with the new Do Not Disturb While Driving feature, Apple will also add new functions to Apple Maps including speed limit information and lane guidance information during navigation. "We are so pleased to welcome Amazon to Apple TV". App Store receives a compete redesigned, starting with "Today" tab and games having a dedicate tab.

Apple isn't just going after Amazon. Microsoft is partnering with third-party speaker manufacturers to bring its own assistant, Cortana, to homes.



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