Apple Takes On Distracted Driving With New Feature

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With the announcement that iOS 11 will be available in autumn, users of Apple products need wait no longer to see how their iPhones and iPads will look.

The new operating system iOS11, set to be rolled out later this year will effectively make the device obsolete in terms of Apple's ecosystem. The company's newest iMacs, which were also announced at WWDC, will be able to run VR natively, and developers will be able to buy dedicated hardware for Macbooks to add some external processing power necessary to run high-end VR.

Of the new features, the Do Not Disturb while driving features has been designed "to help users stay more focused on the road".

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"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. The "Today" tab lists down all the latest news along with a "Games" tab listing many other different kinds of stuff. So, how does the new iOS 11 bypass Snapchat's most important feature? One big under the hood change is that iOS 11 is 64-bit only, which means some iPhone and iPad models won't be able to make the upgrade. With iOS 11, its touch-screen laptop wannabe-the iPad Pro-will not only get file folders, complete with drag and drop, but a macOS-style Dock, Apple's less-functional response to the Windows Taskbar. The new OS also comes with built-in real-time translations. And if you take notes by hands using the Pencil, you can now search them. All of your scribbles will be saved in the Notes App, which can now also scan documents using the camera.

Once the feature is turned on, your iPhone can tell when you may be driving and automatically mute your notifications so your screen remains dark.

The iOS 11 update isn't just about display or speed; many design aspects of the iPhone and iPad will be overhauled. It's a place where you can find all of your recent files across multiple devices and services.

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