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Apple WWDC 2019: new Indic language and India specific features in iOS 13 and iPadOS

Some key announcements were made at Apple’s WWDC 2019 conference, and for the first time it seemed as if the company had listened to its small but passionate user base in India. After unveiling iOS 13 and a new operating system for iPads called iPadOS, Apple announced a slew of India-specific additions to both the operating systems. While most of the additions have been made keeping in mind India's diversity when it comes to languages, there are also some changes that address network congestion and ease of downloading videos from apps like Netflix and Hotstar. All India specific announcements at Apple WWDC 2019 This is perhaps the first time that Apple has introduced changes/additions keeping its Indian users in mind. Following are all the additions to Apple’s new operating systems that are aimed specifically at users in India: Siri will now talk in Indian male and female voices Siri may have a lot of problems, but not having an Indian voice is not one of them, anymore. Siri voice assistant will now offer all new and “more natural” Indian English male and female voices on iPhones and iPads. Earlier, Siri had male and female voices and could only speak in American, Australian, British, Irish and South African accents. The new Indian accent will make more people use Siri for productivity purposes. Support for 22 Indian languages The new version of iOS will bring support for all 22 official Indian languages. Plus, you can specify during the setup if you speak…

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