Multiplayer iPhone AR with P2P privacy tipped for WWDC

Messages in iCloud Syncs Your Texts and Frees Up iPhone Storage Space

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.

While AR gaming might not take center stage, Apple might package at least one key update into iOS 12, Bloomberg added.

Additionally, Apple has also launched an app for WWDC on the App store.

These "digital health" tools will break down the time spent using the phone and its individual apps.

The Worldwide Developer Conference is Apple's annual event for the people who work with its technology but is also the venue for some major announcements.

The company also plans to show version 2.0 of its ARKit augmented reality tools, the report says, including features that can save and share the locations of both users and augmented reality objects - ideal for multi-player gaming.

This falls in line with all the earlier rumors we've heard so far and really fills us with optimism that, you see, Apple could actually release an iPhone SE 2 this year. According to a report by Bloomberg, these details will be bundled into a menu inside of the Settings app in iOS 12, the likely name of Apple's refreshed mobile operating system, according to people familiar with the plans. Apple's ARKit 2.0 would allow "users play AR games against each other in the same virtual environment", according to Bloomberg. While the company debuted new iMacs, iPads, and the HomePod at last year's keynote, this event will likely focus on improvements to the company's software.

What and when is Apple WWDC 2018?

Investors will be looking for more opportunities for the Cupertino, California, company to make money from the apps and other services baked into its devices. If you've got an Apple device (iPhone, iPad or Mac) with Safari installed, simply head over to the official WWDC website to watch the live stream. Apple's priority right now is to improve the quality and responsiveness of its software.

Apple is rolling out its latest iOS 11.4 software update for iPhones and today we are going to cover everything there is to know about it.

But that device was delayed and generally met with lackluster reviews if you were looking for a capable digital assistant on par with Amazon's Echo and Google's Home products. Although HomePod launched earlier this year, there's already talk about a lower-cost model, so there's an opportunity for the addition of Z-Wave and Zigbee in that too. More significant changes will take time.

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Louis area stores as retailer's sales plunge
Jun 03, 2018 - 17:30
In a news release, company officials said it notified associates at 15 Kmarts and 48 Sears stores that their locations will close. The company said eligible employees will receive severance and can apply for jobs at other Kmart or Sears stores.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Pakistan complete nine-wicket demolition of sorry England
Jun 02, 2018 - 00:35
Overall, England - on a sunny day and in the best batting conditions of the entire match - had lost four wickets for 19 runs . He hasn't played any red-ball cricket since December.

Tom Arnold Thinks Roseanne Wanted Her Show To Get Cancelled
Jun 01, 2018 - 15:32
I will examine all of my options carefully and get back to U'. This is his second tweet on the controversy surrounding Barr.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top STATE OF EMERGENCY: McDowell County hit hard from Tuesday rain
May 31, 2018 - 17:36
NC Emergency Management said McDowell County has experienced the most significant flooding since 2004 during Hurricane Frances. Evacuations have been ordered in McDowell County where landslides have comprised the integrity of the Lake Tahoma dam.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Serena Williams beats Kristyna Pliskova in triumphant return to French Open
May 31, 2018 - 17:22
Her 7-6, (7/4), 6-4 win wasn't flashy or hard-fought, it was effective. "But she's my priority, and I work everything around her". But her attire was the main focus at Roland Garros as Williams took to the court in an all-black Nike "catsuit".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Maryland man missing after Ellicott City devastated by rampaging flood
May 30, 2018 - 04:47
Heavy rainfall prompted the National Weather Service (NWS) to issue a rare flash flood emergency. Hogan promised "every bit of assistance we possibly can". "We'll see.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top US Gulf Coast prepares as Alberto brings wind, rain north
May 28, 2018 - 00:16
Monday looks like the rainiest, windiest day with an increasing threat of some tornadoes east of wherever the center ends up. Alabama Governor Kay Ivey issued a state of emergency covering 40 counties beginning at 6am on Sunday.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Other View: Revelations about Federal Bureau of Investigation informant in Trump campaign raises questions
May 28, 2018 - 00:14
The Justice Department hasn't said what information will be shared with lawmakers and Kelly about the informant. And Trump took up the cause as the White House tries to combat the threat posed by Mueller's investigation .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top 'Logan' director will lead new Boba Fett project
May 28, 2018 - 00:13
The group of marauders also included Star Wars stalwart Warwick Davis, in a role in which he finally got to show his face. The most likely outcome here has Solo pulling in enough around the world for Disney to meekly frame it as a success.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top U.S. crude stockpiles rise unexpectedly in week
May 26, 2018 - 06:53
A dearth of pipelines in West Texas' Permian Basin, the most prolific US oil play, is leaving supplies trapped in the region. At the auction the previous day, the price decreased by $1,01 (1,27%) and has made on closing of $78,79 per barrel.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Dutch, Australia Name Russia As Behind MH17 Downing
May 25, 2018 - 22:46
But they are appealing for further information, especially about the BUK system's crew, and who ordered the plane to be shot down. The ministry said Friday the fragments displayed by investigators indicated the Soviet-made missile was produced in 1986.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Harvey Weinstein charged with rape, sex crime-related offenses against 2 women
May 25, 2018 - 22:40
Harvey Weinstein , once a beloved and respected executive, now a disgraced figure in Hollywood, will turn himself into police. Asked about the raft of other allegations against Weinstein, Brafman said the case was a question of crime, not bad behavior.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Amazon Echo secretly sent family's private audio to some random person
May 25, 2018 - 22:33
Danielle explained her whole house was wired with Amazon devices, something not uncommon for fans of the Alexa units. But if you want to make sure this doesn't happen to you, then simply avoid sending any kind of messages over Alexa.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Woman files lawsuit claiming R. Kelly "deliberately" gave her an STD
May 23, 2018 - 19:09
She said during their time together, he told her to call him "daddy" and he gave her instructions on how to sexually please him. While they were having intercourse, Rodger claims Kelly allegedly filmed their encounter with an iPad without her consent.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Maddie Poppe Pens Heartfelt Message To Boyfriend Caleb Lee Hutchinson
May 23, 2018 - 18:39
However, there's clearly no bad blood there since the two are dating. 'No one deserved it more than you babe. The two-hour-long episode also saw guests Nick Jonas, Bebe Rexha, and even Kermit the Frog take the stage.