Here's how to watch the live stream of the keynote of WWDC 2018. As per the rumours, it is also expected to add Siri support for the email and navigation to HomePod. WWDC 2018 starts today and will run through June 8. A Dark Mode for macOS is also expected at the event. This will take the form of "Digital Health", a collection of settings and usage monitoring tools that will debut in iOS 12 to help iDevice users monitor specific app usage.
This will give users an easy way to see how much time they're spending on a device and inside individual apps. Apple is reportedly calling the new feature "Digital Health".
Apple kicked off its WWDC keynote starting with iOS 12 and Augmented Reality. But with a 1 billion iPhone user base under its belt, Apple will surely look to catch up its voice assistant with newer and more AI-enabled features so as to compete with Amazon's Alexa and the Google Assistant.
The Information reports that Apple plans to increase the iPhone's NFC capabilities, opening it up to new uses and applications, ArsTechnica says that this announcement could come during the conference.
A new report from Bloomberg also suggests this, with rumors that much like Google in Android P, Apple is going to make a new "Digital Health" feature created to help you better manage your time on your device a big focus of iOS 12.More news: Xiaomi Mi 8: Release date, specs, features and price
Although occasionally Apple has announced a number of hardware products at WWDC in the past, this time around, Apple software and services are going to be in focus.
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The iOS 12 will see Apple going all in on augmented reality with multiple updates to its ARKit framework that was released previous year. The Zacks Consensus Estimate for long-term earnings growth rate is now pegged at 11.77%. Both those numbers were records for Apple. You can seethe complete list of today's Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) stocks here.
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