Multiplayer iPhone AR with P2P privacy tipped for WWDC

Apple will likely debut Digital Health and ARKit 2.0 at WWDC, but no hardware

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.

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