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

The new firmware will not be compatible with 32-bit devices, meaning people with a iPhone 5 or 5C or earlier phones and people with fourth generation iPads or later will no longer be able to update their devices. Analysts expect Apple to show off improvements to Siri and advances in AR technology as part of the iOS 11 mobile operating system, which will hint at features in the next iPhone to be introduced later this year.

For some reason this was a feature that was not mentioned during the iOS 11 announcement but was later discovered during the beta of the software. Apple's iPhones will now be able to read NFC tags and read messages that contain NDEF data.

We've already covered iOS 11 quite extensively, and we highlighted the 11 most exciting new iPhone and iPad features coming in Apple's new software this fall.

There's no word on United Kingdom pricing, or when the Apple HomePod will be released, but ArsTechnica says the product could cost "somewhere between £330 and £370" - making it more than double the price of its Amazon Echo Rival.

With Apple iOS 11, one can now 3D Touch a word to LookUp to search the dictionary or get suggestions from iTunes or App Store.


As of iOS 11, the Apple App Store will receive a major redesign, which focuses on easier navigation of the app marketplace. Better yet, if someone messages you saying that he or she is owed money, Messages will see the dollar amount and QuickType will pop up a shortcut allowing users to send payments in just a few taps.

Apple CEO Tim Cook thinks augmented reality could be as big as the smartphone.

What's new in iOS 11 and how it compares to iOS 10.

For the first time in years, Apple Inc. will use its annual developer conference to tout not just its software, but hardware too.

In a few minutes of - by Apple's standards - blazingly fast keynoting, Apple exec Craig Federighi followed up the new iPad Pro's intro by smashing away the last low-hanging fruit from the iPad experience, with the relish of a particularly fired-up baseball star going for the mother of all home runs.

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