The new safety feature will be part of Apple's iOS 11 coming this fall.
While, passwords are sometimes a struggle, it looks like Apple is finally addressing the problems of users.
Another potentially troublesome caveat to Core NFC is that it will only work with Apple's iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, and newer devices. That is good news and a step in the right direction for the identity and security industry, but unfortunately it doesn't appear to deliver on the ultimate goal ... use of the handset as a security credential. Interestingly enough, Apple has fixed an oversight by Microsoft, allowing users to simply share access on a per-person basis rather than blanket share to everyone on their contact list automatically. A developer preview of the new operating system is now available, and a public beta for iOS users is set for release later this month.
More advanced augmented reality capabilities will be made possible through ARKit, Apple's new framework for developers who want to build AR apps for iPad and iPhone users.
"Your app can read tags to give users more information about their physical environment and the real-world objects in it". This includes a new feature called Offload Unused Apps that deletes dormant apps from the phone without losing data on it, Maps improvements like lane guidance, Do Not Disturb While Driving feature, and even speed limit indications. That means Uber users will now be able to stop the app from accessing their location when they are not using it.
It was the company's second iPhone to support five major versions of iOS: six, seven, eight, nine and 10. While manufacturing has been said to be delayed because of supply issues, mass production of the new iPhones has now started, Latvian designer Benjamin Geskin noted in a tweet yesterday. Just like that, the iPhone can also now connect to the WiFi network.