Apple ARKit 2 Will Introduce Shared AR Experiences Across Separate Devices

Gerardo Harmon
June 5, 2018

Image depicting new shortcuts for Siri on Apple devices. Experts worry that all the flashy colors and beeps give users short-term, feel-good rewards while increasing stress in the long run.

Though some might be disappointed that we only got one wallpaper as part of the iOS 12 Beta, but if you recall past year, more backdrops were added as we were nearing the final build of iOS 11. Apple senior vp Craig Federighi said such tracking would be blocked by default. The best hope, he said, is for technology to help people enjoy life and then get out of the way.

Access to the beta and availability: watchOS 5 will be available this spring as a free update for Apple Watch Series 1 and later and requires iPhone 5s or later on iOS 12. watchOS 5 will not be available on the original Apple Watch.

Parents will be able to set limits for time their children set in apps, and get detailed reports regarding which apps are used.

Parents will find the new features inside the Screen Time section in the Settings section of their iOS devices. They can set time limits on specific apps - and set controls for kids.

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Whatever be the AppleWWDC 2018 Conference keynote announcement may be, the software updates won't be available for few months. Apple typically launches new iPhones in September, and new versions to its MacBooks or iPads don't seem to be imminent.

"With Screen Time, these new tools are empowering users who want help managing their device time, and balancing the many things that are important to them". The company said it's shutting down that tracking, unless the user decides to permit it, through a Safari browser update for Mac and iOS devices, including iPhones and iPads.

The fifteenth version of Apple's operating system for desktop and notebook computers is called macOS Mojave.

Facebook can collect data on users and non-users through social plugins littered across millions of websites across the internet. Instead, Apple generates most of its revenue from device sales.

The announcement comes as Facebook acknowledges it struck data-sharing deals with at least 60 device makers, including Apple.

In its new operating system, Apple will make it much harder for trackers to create a unique fingerprint by only presenting the trackers with web pages that have a simplified configuration and built-in fonts.

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Among the features created to keep users glued to their devices, the company showed off new augmented reality features that blend the real and online worlds - including a demonstration of a new Lego children's playtime app that allows kids to use their phones to interact with toy models they had built.

But as the Verge reports, there are still a handful of new features that come with the update including one that tracks your phone usage, group FaceTime calls, and an app that can measure your furniture. What remains to be seen is whether there is enough of a compelling reason for someone to use AR, even if it's built into everyday apps.

Now Apple users will be able to make personalized animojis - even ones that stick out their tongues thanks to the new "tongue detection" technology. Later on your phone will remind you to send those photos to your friend, and then remind your friends to send their photos of the affair to you. It's similar to how Google already encourages sharing through its own Photos app for iPhones and Android devices. And finally, watchOS 5 will introduce a new Walkie-Talkie feature, which the company called "an entirely new way to communicate with voice and just a tap of the wrist". The format will also get support in Adobe's Creative Cloud suite of apps for professional photographers, videographers and designers.

Photo: SuppliedWhat about Mac and Apple TV? The company showed off how photos taken on iPhones can instantly appear inside a Mac document.

The newest operating system will also bring a brand new Mac App Store.

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