And customized applications for use with Siri.
— Lance Ulanoff (@LanceUlanoff) 4 June 2018
Apple introduced a new version of its mobile operating system iOS 12 at the WWDC (Worldwide Developers Conference) conference. Its main feature is increased performance: the twelfth version of iOS supports devices up to the iPhone 5s, iPad Air and iPad mini 2.
In iOS 12 built in an improved system for tracking space in AR-applications. On its basis, Apple created a native application for measuring 3D objects – Measure (literally – “Measurements”).
The “Photos” application will receive an improved system for searching and grouping photos by category. It will also be able to synchronize photos from different users, if they were shot in the same situation – for example, at a party or a concert.
“Smart” assistant Siri got the function of “Labels”: for example, at the entrance to the cinema, the helper built into the operating system will display a special widget on the screen, allowing you to enable the Do Not Disturb mode. Users will be able to add their own “shortcuts”, allowing users to use applications with voice commands.
The applications Apple News and “Shares” were compatible with each other, and “Shares” – also the iPad version (as well as “Dictaphone”). iBooks was renamed to Apple Books, and the application itself received the “I’m Reading Now” menu and a redesigned design in the App Store.
The notification panel iOS received a morning and night version: the first hides notifications in the early morning hours, and the second color the screen in black at night. Normal “Do Not Disturb” mode allows you to configure not only time, but also geolocation.
In iOS 12, a special application will appear , with which you can not only monitor the time of using other programs, but also limit it. “Permissions” can also be distributed to films and books, setting additional age limits.
Animoji in iOS 12 got the function of recognizing the sticking out tongue. And still subsection Memoji , which allows users to create their own personalized emoji.
The “Message” application was integrated with the Facetime service, which was added the function of group calls – up to 32 users at a time. They are also connected Memoji, which you can close your face. Group video calls will be given to users of both iOS and macOS.