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

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Out with the old and in with the new and with support ending for these devices, Apple can use their resources elsewhere.

If you're wondering why Apple didn't mention screen recording during the iOS 11 segment of its Keynote address at WWDC? Another for the annals of "Android users won't get why it's taken this long", but iPhone owners may finally find out why there are small checkerboards stuck on adverts these days.

Apple last week announced the upgrade of its iOS software to iOS 11 at its developers' conference.

Reddit users with access to the developer-only beta of the new operating system uncovered the screen capturing tool, Gizmodo reports.

If you're still using an iPhone 5, iPhone 5c or and iPad 4, you won't be able to try out the latest iOS features, and more importantly your device won't be patched by security fixes.

Apple is making changes to the way apps get information about users' location and photos, giving users more control over what data they share and when they share it. This should presumably side-step one of the major roadblocks to getting WiFi Sense adoption. iOS 11 will also be used on more iPhones and iPads than there are Windows phones, so this feature will probably tragically get more mobile traction that it did when it first debuted.

Look out Alexa: Apple announces 'HomePod,' a smart home audio speaker
Apple has finally unveiled its answer to Amazon's and Google's smart speakers slash digital assistants - and it's called HomePod . First it was Amazon , then it was Google and now it's Apple's turn to have a crack at a voice-activated home assistant speaker.

Meanwhile, the iOS 11 update will improve digital assistant Siri's voice and language capabilities with the help of machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Apple this week also launched an updated App Store that adds original editorial features, a "Today" tab for daily announcements about new features, and other new tabs for Games, Apps and Updates. If someone comes over to your place and asks for the Wi-Fi password, it's likely that you're going to have your iPhone or iPad handy to complete the process.

Until now, third parties have not been able to use the tech on the iPhone.

The newest iPhones are expected to be unveiled in September.

Passengers who are just riding in the auto will also be able to disable the safety feature.

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