Apple’s Memoji brings an animated you to your iPhone

06 June, 2018, 04:33 | Author: Leah Owens
  • At WWDC 2018, Apple lays out its vision for the future of the iPhone

Below we have outlined all of the new features that you can expect from the upcoming iOS 12 operating system due out in the fall. iOS 12 will be available on iPhone 5s and later, all iPad Air and iPad Pro models, iPad 5th generation, iPad 6th generation, iPad mini 2 and later and iPod touch 6th generation. Apple doesn't collect personal data from Maps or its voice-enabled Siri digital assistant to use for advertising, limiting the amount of personal user information the company can leverage.

Animoji, Apple's cute animated animal personas are back and upgraded in iOS 12 on iPhone, with new creatures like koala and T-rex added, among others.

The company has introduced new options for the Do Not Disturb mode, greater control over notifications, and a Screen Time feature, which lets you see how much you use your phone and apps, and set limits.

Apple's been sort of lagging behind when it comes to user control over notifications. The company says it is shutting down that tracking through its Safari browser in an update to Mac and iOS devices, including iPhones and iPads. She will order your coffee using the mobile order feature in a coffeehouse app, start navigation directions and play the podcast you want. Parents can also set and manage these time limits for their kids' devices from their phone and create app "allowances" for children.

Companies like Adobe are adopting the USDZ format to work with its Creative Cloud platform, which includes apps like Photoshop and Dimension.

If you have an iPhone do you welcome these changes?

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Apple has updated the Apple News app with a slightly revamped interface. Apple is also offering tools to give multiple users a different view of the same digital objects viewed from different angles. Were you expecting more improvements from Apple? This Weekly Activity Summary shows how long each app is used and which apps are sending notifications the most. But the service got little traction, and Apple shut it down in 2016.

"Apple can play a defining role in signalling to the industry that paying special attention to the health and development of the next generation is both good business and the right thing to do", Jana Partners LLC and the California State Teachers' Retirement System wrote, in an open letter. The voice memo app has also been updated with a new app and it is also making its way to the iPad.

FaceTime is getting an oft-requested feature: the ability to group video chat with friends!

But it's not just Apple who are keen for us to put down our phones and engage with the real world.



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