Apple Reveals Final iOS 12 Features Ahead of September 17 Launch
Apple today showed off several unannounced features for iOS 12, which the company will make available to the general public on September 19. One of the key features of iOS 12 is Siri shortcuts. These are programmable sequences of actions that take advantage of Siri to automate certain tasks and processors. It includes ARKit 2 for improved augmented reality and view 3D objects in the real world. MLKit runs 10% faster while drawing less power. Other features of iOS 12 include improved notifications, memoji for the iPhone X, performance refinements, Screen Time for monitoring usage, and better security. iOS 12 will run on all iPhones back to the iPhone 5s.
Apple Says iOS 12 Will Be Faster, Work Better On Older iPhones
Jun 4, 2018
Apple today announced iOS 12, its next-generation platform for the iPhone and iPad. Apple says it spent time improving the performance of the operating system, which in claims will work well on iPhones and iPads that went on sale as far back as 2013.
Google's Tasks App Works Directly with Gmail and Calendar
Apr 25, 2018
Google believes its Tasks mobile application for Android and iOS devices will help users manage and complete tasks more efficiently. The app lets people create tasks lists; view, edit, and manage tasks from any device; and control tasks created in Gmail, Google Calendar, or on the web from mobile devices.
Apple Updates Shortcuts App for More Siri Interactions
Oct 30, 2018
Apple today pushed out a significant update to the Shortcuts app, which lets iOS device owners make more connections between Siri and actions. For example, new shortcuts let people ask for the current weather or the weather forecast, easily set alarms and timers, convert between a variety of units and measurements, as well as view the most recent batch of imported photos.
Apple to Make Siri Available to Third-Party Apps
Jun 13, 2016
Apple today said third-party developers can now access Siri and add Siri to their own applications. This means iPhone and iPad owners will be able to ask Siri to perform a much wider range of actions.