Apple Introduces 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' Feature for iOS 11

Dora Pope
June 11, 2017

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The new iPads are fueled by A10X Fusion SoC of Apple, made up of a 12-core GPU and a 6-core CPU. Subscribe to ARC and keep ahead of the game! It uses spatial awareness to adjust audio depending on where the speaker is in a room, and Apple smart assistant Siri acts as a "musicologist" in the device.

iOS 11 is already in the hands of app developers, but the rest of us will see it this fall.

You wake it up by saying "hey, Siri".

The personal assistant is also about to get a little more involved in daily life. Existing gift cards and promotional balances can also be used, the report said. You'd have to open QuickTime Player and go through about 10 different steps before you could get even the most basic video of yourself using the device. It will be available in Person to Person and Apple Pay Cash options. This feature will be rolled out with iOS 11 later this year.

Apple will soon introduce a new iPhone feature called "Do Not Disturb While Driving".

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Last, but by no means least, is a much-requested iOS 11 upgrade to CarPlay. They tend to be invested in them like some people are with sports teams.

The mode also enables users to record custom voice messages notifying callers that they are engaged in driving. "Users have the option of sending an auto reply to contacts listed in Favorites to let them know they are driving and can not respond until they arrive at their destination".

"It's all about keeping your eyes on the road", Federigihi said at the conference. "We think this is going to be a real important step in safety in the vehicle". According to Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, "apart from this, all news about tvOS will be announced later this year".

From Apple's perspective, the iPhone 5, which turns 5 in September when iOS 11 is expected to arrive, is past its best.

Editor's Remarks: The HomePod is Apple's first major new offering since the Apple Watch and is a sign that the company is stepping up its efforts to challenge Amazon's Echo and the Google Home. The company's newest iMacs, which were also announced at WWDC, will be able to run VR natively, and developers will be able to buy dedicated hardware for Macbooks to add some external processing power necessary to run high-end VR. We break down all the news and tell you what you really need to know on this episode of Geared Up.

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