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Topic: iOS 11

Inside iOS 11: Apple's Control Center grows modular, gets customizable

06/07/2017, 01:06 pm

For the second year in a row, the iOS Control Center has seen a major overhaul, as the latest revisions in iOS 11 are even bigger than last time -- including the ability to add or remove shortcuts.

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Inside iOS 11: Run four iPad apps on screen at once with Apple's newly expanded multitasking

06/07/2017, 10:06 am

Multitasking capabilities on the iPad have gone up to 11 (or, to be more exact, four) in iOS 11, giving users the power to run more apps onscreen at once than ever before.

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Apple could expand NFC capabilities beyond Apple Pay in iOS 11

06/06/2017, 08:06 pm

An Apple developer document published this week suggests iOS 11 will open up near-field communications hardware in iPhone 7, and presumably future iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch models, beyond Apple Pay.

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Inside iOS 11: Apple makes it easier than ever to free up space on your iPhone

06/06/2017, 06:06 pm

In Apple's newly released iOS 11, people needing a quick way of freeing up space on an iPhone or iPad can receive suggested options that can give more storage on your device, often immediately.

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Inside iOS 11: Early FLAC audio playback comes to iOS via new Files app

06/06/2017, 03:06 pm

An unexpected feature of Apple's first iOS 11 developer beta is rudimentary support for FLAC audio playback, which may hint at broader compatibility coming in the final release.

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Apple's iOS 11 leaves iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, 4th-gen iPad in dust in 64-bit transition

06/06/2017, 03:06 pm

In one fell swoop, this fall's forthcoming iOS 11 update will mark the end of support for not only 32-bit apps, but also legacy 32-bit devices. That means owners still clinging to their iPhone 5, iPhone 5c and fourth-generation iPad will be left behind -- or forced to upgrade.

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Inside iOS 11: Quick screen recording comes to Control Center

06/06/2017, 01:06 pm

A potentially handy feature discovered in Apple's iOS 11 is native screen recording support, invoked through a command in the overhauled Control Center interface.

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Inside iOS 11: Apple's Photos app gains native support for animated GIFs

06/06/2017, 11:06 am

Apple's newly released iOS 11 update adds support for viewing animated GIFs in the native Photos app, and also automatically sorts them into a dedicated folder of animated images, making it even easier to find the pictures you are looking for.

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Apple cuts 2TB iCloud plan to $9.99, Family Sharing access expands in iOS 11 & High Sierra

06/06/2017, 08:06 am

As part of an array of updates and refreshes, Apple has also updated its iCloud data plan pricing, with a 2-terabyte plan now selling for $9.99 a month, and the old 1-terabyte plan no longer available.

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Apple's first iOS 11 beta signals beginning of end for tens of thousands of 32-bit apps

06/06/2017, 08:06 am

When iOS 11 launches later this year, it won't support legacy 32-bit apps, giving users and developers a few months to prepare for the upcoming change, estimated to affect up to 187,000 applications.

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Apple drops Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Vimeo integration in iOS 11

06/05/2017, 07:06 pm

Though Apple introduced a multitude of features with iOS 11, the company also removed core functionality from the next-generation mobile operating system, namely system-level integration with certain social media services.

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Apple releases first iOS 11, macOS 10.13, watchOS 4 and tvOS 11 betas to developers

06/05/2017, 06:06 pm

As scheduled, Apple on Monday released the first beta versions of its next-generation operating systems -- iOS 11, macOS 10.13 High Sierra, watchOS 4 and tvOS 11 -- to developers for testing.

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Apple's iPad to get bigger dock, Files app, drag-and-drop & easier multitasking in iOS 11 [u]

06/05/2017, 03:06 pm

In announcing iOS 11 on Monday, Apple revealed a host of new iPad-oriented changes, including a special dock, a new Files app, drag-and-drop support and more. [Updated to mention Files on iPhone]

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Apple unveils iOS 11 with P2P Apple Pay transfers, a new sound for Siri, AirPlay 2, more

06/05/2017, 02:06 pm

The next major update for iOS is turned up to 11, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook joked on Monday in unveiling the software update. It includes a revamped Control Center with deep 3D Touch support, the ability to directly transfer money to friends with Apple Pay, a new voice for Siri, and multi-speaker support with AirPlay 2.

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iOS beta feedback menu suggests drag and drop coming to 'iOS 11'

06/05/2017, 08:06 am

If a new screen capture of diagnostic feedback is to be believed, Apple is planning on implementing some form of "drag and drop" functionality in "iOS 11."

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Apple's online store goes dark ahead of WWDC keynote, suggesting new hardware incoming

06/05/2017, 08:06 am

Apple took its online store down on Monday, hours before its annual Worldwide Developers Conference is set to kick off, potentially tipping its hand and revealing new hardware will be announced in a keynote address.

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Apple begins inviting media to its June 5 WWDC 2017 keynote

05/09/2017, 02:05 pm

Apple on Tuesday began inviting members of the media to its keynote presentation on June 5 in San Jose, where the company will kick off its annual Worldwide Developers Conference and unveil the next-generation versions of iOS and macOS.

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Apple's 'iOS 11' Music app to put more focus on Apple Music video content

04/27/2017, 09:04 am

When Apple releases "iOS 11" later this year, one of its features will allegedly be a new Music app that "better showcases video" -- specifically, video hosted on Apple Music.

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Rumor: Siri to get iMessage integration, adapt to user habits in 'iOS 11'

03/27/2017, 12:03 pm

Apple is planning a slate of Siri updates for "iOS 11" which should include things like more adaptive AI and integration with iMessage and iCloud, according to a rumor stemming from an Israeli site.

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Over 187,000 apps could become obsolete with Apple's 64-bit only 'iOS 11'

03/15/2017, 09:03 am

Some 187,000 apps could be rendered useless with the launch of "iOS 11," according to an app analytics firm, assuming the anticipated update is when Apple plans to kill 32-bit support.

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