Tag Archives: iOS

Everything new in iOS 12 beta 2 for iPhone and iPad

Apple seeded beta 2 just two weeks after iOS 12 debuted onstage at WWDC 2018. This major update for iPhone and iPad has new Memoji characters, digital health features, Group FaceTime, redesigned notifications and a whole lot more. So far, AppleInsider has been able to track down a total of 150 new features. As far as what has changed since the original… Read More »

iOS 11.4 Update Released With AirPlay 2, Messages in iCloud, and More: How to Download and Install

Apple has released iOS 11.4 for eligible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models. The update brings the much-anticipated AirPlay 2 transfer protocol, announced at WWDC back in June last year and initially planned to reach Apple devices via iOS 11 in the third quarter of last year. It brings multi-room audio support and stereo pairing to the HomePod and Apple TV devices. The iOS 11.4… Read More »

Apple May Give iPhones More NFC-Based Capabilities With iOS 12

With Worldwide Developers Conference 2018 (WWDC)set to kick-off on June 4, Apple is likely to announce a change in near-field communication (NFC) policies when it releases its next-generation iOS 12 operating system. “The change to the near-field communication, or NFC, chip, which is expected to be announced next month, could pave the way for people to use iPhones for other security-sensitive interactions, from paying… Read More »

Apple Releases iOS 11.3.1 to Fix Aftermarket iPhone 8 Display Issue; macOS 10.13.4 Gets New Security Update

Apple has released iOS 11.3.1 that doesn’t bring any fresh features but addresses an issue that was making the touch functionality of some iPhone 8 devices unresponsive if they use an aftermarket display panel. The issue surfaced with the iOS 11.3 update that was released last month. The new iOS update is available for download for all compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models. Alongside… Read More »

iOS 11 Bug Lets Camera QR Code Reader Redirect Users to Malicious Websites: Report

Another day, another iOS bug discovery. The stock Camera app on iOS 11 was recently updated to automatically detect QR codes and show link previews in case the QR code contains a URL. However, reports have surfaced online that suggest this feature has an apparent bug that can allow people to change the actual URL that is redirected on clicking the link shown in… Read More »

iOS 11 Brings Improved Dock and Multitasking to iPad: How to Get Started

HIGHLIGHTS iOS 11 lets you open any two apps side-by-side These apps are grouped, you can quickly switch between them The Dock has received a complete makeover too iOS 11 brings in lots of productivity oriented tweaks and the multitasking related features are chief among these. Apple has made it much easier to multitask on an iPad with iOS 11, and it has… Read More »

iOS 11 and iPad Pro: The Laptop Replacement You’ve Been Waiting For?

HIGHLIGHTS iOS 11 adds lots of great features for iPad The iPad Pro 10.5-inch works very well with iOS 11 Multitasking is now much better thanks to the OS iOS 11 is a big step forward for the iPhone, but many of its biggest new features are reserved for the iPad. In our review of the iPad Pro 10.5-inch, we mentioned that it’s an… Read More »

How to Get Started With Files App on iOS 11

HIGHLIGHTS iOS 11 has one app to manage files across your apps. It’s not a Finder replacement just yet The app aggregates apps such as iCloud Drive, Google Drive, etc. The Files app is one of the most significant changes in iOS 11. The iCloud Drive app no longer exists and instead we have an app called Files. With… Read More »

Apple CEO Tim Cook Says Future iOS 11 Update Will Give Option to Disable iPhone Performance Throttling

In the midst of facing a shortage of replacement batteries for older iPhone models, Apple CEO Tim Cook has said that in an upcoming iOS 11 update will allow users to disable battery performance throttling on their devices. The move is likely to overcome the slowdown issue that was acknowledgedby the Cupertino giant last month. To recall, the company also started compensating affected users by… Read More »

Target launches a mobile wallet in its Android and iOS apps

Target released its own mobile payments system today, called Wallet, which will live inside its app on iOS and Android. Reports of Target working on an in-house mobile wallet surfaced as early as 2015. Target confirmed the reports this past January to The Verge’s sister siteRecode. The feature works like this: you open Wallet inside a Target store, scan any coupon barcodes, and then scan… Read More »