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Apple To Disallow Custom Prompts For App Ratings

Apps downloaded for iOS devices from Apple's App Store will no longer be able to hound users for reviews thanks to a recent policy change implemented by Apple . The update should make customers more willing to give feedback on the apps they use every day. Custom prompts would push users to the App Store, which was frustrating and pointless, but now users can decide whether or not to leave a rating, press a button and get right back into the action.



IOS 11, Android O to Feature Limit on 'Always-On' Location Tracking

Such a move has previously been hinted at by Apple , with users opening 32-bit software in iOS 10 .3 being met with a message saying the app will not work with future versions of iOS . To start with, the iOS 11 Volume HUD doesn't cover the screen; instead, it's placed towards the top-rightly of the display. "When you're texting you're taking your eyes off the road for about five seconds to read a text message ", Jay Lafarr, a driving instructor at Motor Mirth Defensive Driving, said.


Apple iMac Pro computer for professionals

Apple iMac Pro computer for professionals

Featuring next-generation Intel Xeon processors up to 18 cores, iMac Pro is created to handle the most demanding pro workflows. The Pro seems to be designed specifically with virtual reality (VR) and heavy graphics rendering workloads in mind, much of which will be powered by the new Radeon Pro Vega GPU.



New smart speaker expected as Apple kicks off forum

There is some evidence to back this claim. Apple has introduced something called an ARKit to enable developers build augmented reality apps for the iPhone. If the speculation pans out, the speaker would be Apple's first new product since its smartwatch in 2015. The summer updates: Apple's iMac is getting a nicer display, faster processors and graphics performance - suitable for VR content creation - more memory capacity, and some new ports.



Apple's HomePod Faces Fierce Competition Among Smart Speakers

The speaker , while expected by some industry watchers, marked Apple's first new product announcement since the Apple Watch in September 2014. Unlike Google , Facebook and Amazon , Apple makes its money with hardware and to a lesser extent, services like iTunes, App Store and Apple Music .


Apple's Cook tells MIT graduates: temper technology with humanity

Apple's Cook tells MIT graduates: temper technology with humanity

The Apple CEO's comments come on the heels of the third United Kingdom terror attack in three months. The government has recently arrested several people, who are suspected to have been involved in the recent attacks including a suicide bombing that killed 22 people in Manchester Arena in May.