Apple’s famous MacBook Pro was last updated in October 2016. The thinner and slimmer laptops have had their fair share of controversy — removing traditional USB-A ports and the SD card slot, it made the term #DongleLife mainstream. And then there was the whole keyboard failure issue.
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With the digitization of everything in our lives, it’s hard to not spend most of your waking day facing a screen. It all starts by scrolling through notifications on your phone after you’ve stopped the morning alarm. Everything from commuting, communicating, reading, getting entertained, shopping, navigating, to so much more — from the mundane to the exciting — many moments have us staring at our phone, computer, watch, or tablet screens.
As you probably already know, improvements to Notification Center was a highly-requested feature for iOS 12 by avid iPhone users the world over. You could tell as the portion of the WWDC 2018 keynote pertaining to the iOS Notification Center got one of the biggest applauses.
Now that it’s been a couple of days since the official unveiling of iOS 12, a lot of eager folks around the world have been installing the beta version on their iPhones (some even on their primary device, including yours truly). Well, it’s hard to contain the excitement considering the many awesome feature additions to iOS 12 for the iPhone — like an advanced Do Not Disturb mode.
On the morning of June 4th 2018 at the WWDC, Apple announced a bunch of new software updates to its portfolio of devices. Alongside tvOS 12, macOS Mojave, and watchOS 5, the announcement that took the spotlight was iOS 12.
Although updated FaceTime and Messages apps would be nice to have in iOS 12, what people have been really asking for a long time is a better iOS Notification Center. Can’t blame them — compared to Android, the way iPhones and iPads handle notifications today seems a bit, shall we say, archaic? Here are five ways in which Notification Center could be improved in iOS 12, that is due for unveiling at WWDC 2018 in June.
After a delayed launch — a more frequent occurrence in Tim Cook’s Apple — the HomePod is finally out and hitting all the right notes, at least aurally. Reviewers are applauding its sound output, pegging it above speakers from brands like Sonos, that are reckoned for high sound quality. That’s partly possible due to intelligent use of hardware and software, that optimizes output based on surroundings.