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Analysts believe Apple will try to inject more artificial intelligence and other new powers into Siri to make it more competitive with Google’s digital assistant and Amazon’s Alexa

Analysts believe Apple will try to inject more artificial intelligence and other new powers into Siri to make it more competitive with Google’s digital assistant and Amazon’s Alexa

Apple is boasting that if anything, iOS 12 is expected to improve performance on older devices where they claim that apps such as the Camera will launch up to 70% faster, the keyboard will be 50% faster with more responsive typing, and apps will launch twice as fast.

Apple announced an improved Do Not Disturb feature, which includes a "Do not disturb during bedtime" setting, while users will also now be able to set time limits on individual apps. Why?

The App Limits features give people the opportunity to set specific time limits on apps as well.

iOS 12 introduces new features to reduce interruptions and manage Screen Time. Time limits for particular apps will also be available to users, and parents can set those time limits for their children. What's your favorite new feature? Bloomberg reports that the company wants to spread the wealth of the iOS App Store to desktop computers and will announce a new feature that lets iPhone apps run on Macs. You'll get info including how long you're spending inside your apps and which apps send you the most notifications. It's also letting iPhone users create their own personal animoji avatars called "Memoji", similar to Snap's Bitmoji or Nintendo's Mii.

Once you set the feature up in the iOS 12 beta, you are not allowed to remove just one of the two recorded faces.

Also arriving on iOS 12 for iPad this year is iPhone's proprietary Voice Memo utility, which will allow Apple tablet users to create voice memos just like on iPhone.

"We know there are people who would like extra help", Federighi said of curbing app time.

The introduction of the tracking blocker comes as part of Apple's Intelligent Tracking Prevention 2.0 developer tools.

With Measure, you can measure objects or walls around you thanks to some new augmented reality tools from Apple.

That being said, this doesn't mean that there's nothing new in iOS 12 and this is something that we'll be taking a look at.

As with all Apple software updates, enhanced privacy and security remain a top priority in macOS Mojave.

A standout improvement coming to iOS 12 is upgrades to its augmented reality functionality. They are Animojis designed after you.

Apple also rolled out group video chat sessions with up to 32 users, putting it in direct competition with companies such as Cisco Systems Inc (CSCO.O) and Microsoft Corp's (MSFT.O) Skype. In Safari, enhanced Intelligent Tracking Prevention helps block social media "Like" or "Share" buttons and comment widgets from tracking users without permission.

You'll notice when finding an initial point from which to measure, the app will suggest a place with a larger/bolder white dot and haptic feedback.

Also updated in iOS 12 is Apple's proprietary Books app, which will include an all-new "Reading Now" section, an updated e-books storefront with new advanced search and an all-new section for audiobooks. The Cupertino, California-based technology giant responded by saying it would add more "robust" parental controls to monitor the use of its products.

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