Apple set to expand Siri, taking different route from Amazon's Alexa

On June 5th, there will be the World Wide Developer's Conference.

Apple would also update the iPad with a new drag and drop feature for multitasking. There's a slimmer chance we'll see those features debut in iOS 11, since the report gave no launch time frame.

Now some might say that Apple already owns the living room, kitchen, and bedroom, because it owns the smartphone, tablet, and smartwatch market, and people take these devices with them as they move about the house.

Apple fans might be getting a new update of the 9.7-inch or 12.9-inch iPad Pro 2 variants.

watchOS 4 Apple is all about health and fitness, so that's where we'll likely see changes for the Apple Watch operating system. Apple might introduce new hardware devices as well. With that in mind, here's what we'd like to see in iOS 11. The place Siri is most successful appears to be the auto, where 62% of iPhone users take advantage of the voice controls. While I used to have to turn to my iPhone to control the lights or some other bit of IoT kit, it's far quicker and easier to bark a command at a nearby Echo or Dot than it is to whip out my iPhone and activate Siri. Asking things like, "Who are you Siri", "Do you love me Siri?" They showcased the iPhone 4.

Many of Apple's Android rivals now include an always-on display and it's an incredibly useful feature.

Reports discussing Apple's plans for the 2017 MacBook Air specs are not conclusive but considering the aging Intel processors and the major advances in integrated graphics, battery efficiency and overall power it makes sense for Apple to upgrade the MacBook Air if it has a long-term place in Apple's lineup.

Expect the usual updates to core apps like Safari and Mail, with productivity enhancements across the board.

Here are the 2017 MacBook Air specs we expect if Apple follows through with this update. The functionality was previously rumored to come with the iOS 10.

Free apps are more profitable than paid apps and the strategy for free apps is to allow users to download the app with limited features and once they start using your app, you can convince them to go for paid version.

This will be the first time in roughly 15 years that Apple will not be hosting the event at the Moscone West Convention Center in San Francisco.

Apple's iconic home screen has been packed with apps since the first iPhone launched 10 years ago. Then for the App Store as well. With the APFS file system already running on iOS that may be more visible in this fall's macOS release, although this probably won't be the year Apple makes it the primary format for our boot drives.

WWDC also provides insight about what not to expect from Apple, at least in the near future.

Apple had an installed base of 136 million iPhones in use in the U.S.as of March 31, plus another few million iPads and Apple computers. This allows users to replace the white menu bar and dock with a darker version. We're talking apps like Netflix as well as photo editing apps like Over and Enlight.

Beyond a preview of its upcoming operating system updates for iPhone, Mac, Apple Watch, and Apple TV, one area of software that may get more attention than usual this year is Siri.


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