Apple's new iPhones 'Do Not Disturb' drivers with notifications

Laverne Mann
June 7, 2017

Apple also previewed its upcoming iOS 11, which will include such advancements as Multi-Touch Drag And Drop to move files from one app to another. Apple describes this as a new way to help drivers stay more focused on the road. In the new Messages app, Apple will create an end-to-end encryption of all messages with iCloud so that users don t have to delete their past messages anymore. The features are part of the Mac software update this fall, to be called High Sierra. A Files app will store everything in one place, whether files are stored locally, in iCloud Drive or across other providers, the company said. Although Apple is late to the game, CCS Insight analyst Geoff Blaber says the new tools come "as the technology hits an inflection point".

Motoring groups have welcomed the development. Apple's entry into the market could change that. During Jobs' last decade, Apple introduced the iPod, iPhone and iPad - all huge commercial successes that both reshaped daily life and swamped previous digital music players, smartphones and tablets.

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Yes, the iPad finally has a full-size keyboard. They will be powered by Intel Xeon processors with up to 18 cores, run the very advanced Radeon Pro Vega graphics, up to 128GB of RAM and as much as 4TB of storage. The size of photos will also be compressed while maintaining the same quality. (Many reviewers have suggested that the current incarnation of Apple's assistant already trails competitors in key respects.) "This is the start of the AI wars", he said. Be it the Apple Watch-Siri integration, in the Photos app for face recognition and Live photo magic or even the HomePod smart speaker, Apple is now using machine learning more than ever before. After upgrade, it will give detailed indoor maps around the globe for places like airports and shopping centers. The phone will block most notifications to reduce temptations behind the wheel.

iOS 11 was just announced at Apple's WWDC 2017 and it confirmed the new software would only work on devices that support 64-bit apps.

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