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Is your iPhone or iPad ready for AR?

Is your iPhone or iPad ready for AR?

Tim Cook, CEO, said this year's event would be "the best and biggest" as he prepared to unveil the tech giant's first new product range since the Apple Watch and a whole host of other treats.

Who wouldn't want to be part of that?

There are also a bunch of improvements in iOS 11 such as redesigned App Store, control centre customisation, maps for airports and shopping centres in Apple Maps, improved Apple Music and more.

Affected devices include the iPhone 5, released in 2012, and the iPhone 5c, released in 2013.

iOS 11 can be downloaded as a Developer Preview today from Apple's website.

New Apple App Store with 24 application categories
There are additional logos on the Control Panel of your Apple device, including newer features for an improved user experience. Apple has revealed the latest hardware products and software features at the World Wide Developers Conference ( WWDC) 2017 .

Along with a new app that can show users on screen information.

Click through the slides to see the new iOS 11 features and learn more about what each new tool can do when you get access to the new iPhone update later this year. There's also a Do Not Disturb While Driving mode that activates when the device thinks you're behind the wheel.

OK, so I did experience a few bugs on my first attempt, and it also soon became clear that a Pencil would offer more precision than a finger, but all the same I'm sure using it in this way will become second-nature after a few hours with the device.

The Siri watchface uses machine learning to determine what information is most useful to you at a given point in time. This includes videos, articles, reviews and interviews pulled together by Apple's own App Store team, along with tips and how-to guides. As a celebration of diversity and inclusion, Apple is also offering a Pride Edition Woven Nylon in rainbow stripe.

Just as Apple demoed with screenshots on the iPad, iPhone users will be able to take a screenshot, mark it up, then share it.

Shots fired at protest kill 5 farmers in central India
Farmers surrounded Piplya Mandi police station after which heavy police reinforcement was sent to control the situation. In-camera autopsy of bodies was going on and the cause of death will be known after it, the collector said.

Apple has also priced the HomePod much higher than rival devices, though the Cupertino company looks to be targeting music streaming speakers as well as Google and Amazon's smart speakers, so the higher price has some justification.

Sporting a healthy hardware specification in the form of seven tweeters, a six microphone array, and Apple's A8 mobile processor, the HomePod has the hardware guts to workout how to balance sound playback for the room it is in and carry out voice-controlled functions such as relay the weather forecast, set reminders, send messages and provide stocks and sports updates, all via Siri.

As expected, the long-rumoured 10.5in iPad Pro made its debut at WWDC on Monday, and Apple claims that thanks to its slimmed down bezels, it's the same size as the 9.7in model.

Alternatively, users can also choose to ask Siri to make the payments using the saved Credit or Debit cards in the Wallet.

Ariana Grande returns to Manchester with benefit concert
Grande surprised young fans injured in last month's attack with a visit to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital on Friday. Her second song was the handsome "Somewhere Over The Rainbow" which brought many tears and applauds from the audience.


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