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Apple unveils ways to squash distracted driving in iOS 11; new Maps

Taking direct aim at services like PayPal, Apple debuted peer-to-peer payments for Apple Pay in which users will be able to send money through the Messages app on iPhones. It uses Doppler effect to determine when a vehicle is moving and suggest users to switch on the mode. An ongoing theme, from text messaging to app preferences, is that upgrading to the 8 would be simple, right down to synchronizing your texts instead of storing them on the phone.



WWDC 2017: macOS High Sierra announced

During Apple's WWDC 2017 keynote, the company announced that its file system was going to be running on default as soon as macOS High Sierra is officially available for your systems. "Do you ever have this experience where you go to buy something on the web, you complete a purchase, and everywhere it seems to follow you around?", Federighi said .



Apple's new iOS update aims to make driving with your iPhone safer

Like the Amazon Echo and Google Home, Apple's HomePod speaker will play music while also helping people to manage their lives and homes. That leaves Apple. On the other hand, Apple is successfully moving towards closing the gap between what the Pro and Microsoft's popular Surface line of laptop/tablet hybrid devices.



Apple unveils $349 HomePod to compete with Amazon Echo, Google Home

Integrated Siri capabilities allow the speaker to act as a "musicologist" with Apple Music, which can be streamed directly to the HomePod without requiring an intermediate iOS device. After months of speculation as to whether or not Apple would throw its hat into the smart speaker ring, the company used its annual developer conference to debut the HomePod.



Apple Joins Smart-Speaker Race With Music-Focused 'HomePod'

Apple's Safari browser will soon be able to stop videos from auto-playing. The company are also talking up the new full-sized Smart Keyboard and reworked Apple Pencil as the flawless accessories for the iPad Pro, saying they bring "breakthrough levels of precision and utility" to the overall package.



Apple unveils redesigned 10.5-inch iPad Pro starting at £620

Apple uses the Bluetooth connection to your auto or, failing that, use Wi-Fi Doppler effect to detect that you are driving (presumably, this is more power efficient than GPS). The music streaming service will now show what your friends have been listening to with the new iOS 11. Appe also introduced new features to Memories in the Photos app.