Apple to update iOS to prevent distracted driving accidents

Elizabeth Williams
June 11, 2017

You may not know, that, for the first time, the company has included screen recording as a feature within the OS.

The function reportedly works simply: if a device running iOS 11 tries to join your Wi-Fi network, your nearby iOS devices will get a pop-up asking if you'd like to share your password. Although these are both exciting features to look forward to, we recommend you to not hold your breath.

iOS 11 users can also share their WiFi password with a guest in the future.

It also announced new versions of the iMac desktop computer, the iPad Pro tablet and a voice-activated and AI-driven speaker.So what is new in iOS 11?

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These are the changes that are coming in iOS 11: all apps that use location data will be required to offer an "only when using" option, instead of just "always" and "never". But it's promising news for those who wish to turn their iPhone into a one-stop-shop for their mobile wallet and authentication needs. As many other sources have claimed, the report says the iPhone 8 will feature a vertical dual-camera setup for augmented reality capabilities, which has further been corroborated with Apple's ARKit.

iOS 11 will deliver "the biggest AR platform in the world", Craig Federighi, Apple's senior vice president of software engineering, said Monday in a statement.

Apps will also be given the option to request write-only privileges to a user's photo library, Kontaxis said. When the new operating system drops this fall, Apple Watch users will be able to interface with gym equipment by tapping their device on an NFC reader, which subsequently opens a two-way wireless communication session for transferring information like heart rate and equipment speed and angle. By the way, you can already type commands into Siri in iOS 10, but you need to tap on a previous (spoken) query and then edit it.

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