Apple's new iPhones 'Do Not Disturb' drivers with notifications

by Linda Olson June 11, 2017, 7:55

Called, imaginatively, Do Not Disturb While Driving, the function can detect when you are driving and will automatically silence notifications and keep the screen switched off. The new 10.5-inch model reduces the borders by almost 40 per cent to fit into a compact package that still weighs less than half a kilogram.

Apple's updates to its text and communication features include a redesign to the iMessages app drawer to make apps and stickers more accessible to users.

Called "Do Not Disturb While Driving", the feature will activate if a phone is connected to a vehicle through either Bluetooth or a cable, or potentially using speed detection to know if a user is in a auto when it is moving.

In New Jersey, officials announced in April they were relaunching the state's aggressive driving hotline, known as #77, as a "dangerous driving" hotline to take calls reporting impaired, distracted or reckless driving on the road.

We already know that some of the new iOS 11 features will not come to all of these devices.

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Apple on Monday treated developers and audiences around the world to a sneak peek of its next generation mobile operating system.

And more than a year later, here we are at the beta version of iOS 11. These giants are battling over still-emerging fields that are expected to turn into technological gold mines, much the way personal computers and smartphones became moneymaking machines in previous decades. Apple also detailed that developers can expect faster review times for applications, as well as a new phased releases feature, which will allow developers to trickle out updates to gauge user feedback, before a widespread rollout.

There have been rumblings surrounding Apple's upcoming AR push ever since iPhone 8 rumors first began popping up previous year. With the company planning as many as 10 original television series by the end of this year, the update will make video content far more prominent, Apple's music guru Jimmy Iovine told Bloomberg in April.

With iOS 11, you can really do everything with your iPhone or iPad.


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