We’re just a few days away from WWDC 2018 and rumors about what Apple has planned remain relatively few and far in between. Though there is a chance Apple may have a few surprises in store, there’s also a good chance that WWDC this year will be somewhat boring compared to past events.
Now this isn’t to say that Apple has lost its innovative mojo, but rather an indication that the company appears to be taking a more measured approach to new hardware and new software features. As you’ve likely heard by now, some of the more ambitious iOS changes Apple has been working on have been pushed back to iOS 13 as part of a broader effort to improve overall system reliability and performance.
All that said, a new report from Bloomberg sheds a little bit more light about what we can expect from Apple next week. Suffice it to say, WWDC 2018 appears to be a software-centric affair as the company will likely not introduce any new iPads or MacBook updates.
As part of new software called “ARKit 2.0” internally, the company has been planning a new mode that would let users play AR games against each other in the same virtual environment. Another mode allows objects to be dropped into an area and virtually remain in place.
The features will be a prelude of what’s to come from an Apple AR headset planned for as early as 2020. Another iOS 12 feature Apple plans to reveal centers on giving users tools to better monitor their usage habits across apps. Read more from bgr.com…
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