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Topic: iOS 11

Apple accounts for new ARKit 1.5 features in updated developer resources

02/21/2018, 09:02 pm

Apple this week updated its Human Interface Guidelines for iOS with new entries covering augmented reality experiences, making adjustments and additions to best practices used by developers creating apps with ARKit 1.5.

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Apple says all new iPhone apps must support iOS 11 SDK, iPhone X display as of April

02/15/2018, 04:02 pm

Starting in April, developers submitting new titles to the iOS App Store will have no choice but to use the iOS 11 SDK -- and if they're supporting the iPhone, offer iPhone X display compatibility.

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Latest iOS 11 bug crashes devices sent Indian-language character [u]

02/15/2018, 09:02 am

A bug in iOS 11 is causing devices sent a particular character in Messages to crash, and/or disabling some third-party messaging and email apps, but Apple has already fixed the problem in the latest round of iOS, macOS, and watchOS betas.

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Apple highlights Portrait selfies, bouncing Live Photos in latest iPhone tutorials

02/12/2018, 06:02 pm

Apple on Monday posted a trio of short tutorial videos to its YouTube channel explaining how to take perfect Portrait selfies with iPhone X and bouncing Live Photos with all current iPhone models.

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How to download old versions of apps from the App Store on an older iPhone or iPad that can't run iOS 11

02/08/2018, 12:02 pm

Apple hasn't totally left old iPad owners behind. In addition to still signing the last iOS releases for those devices, you can still download software for them -- assuming you know where to look.

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Apple ceases code signing for older iOS versions following iOS 11.2.5 release

01/31/2018, 08:01 pm

Apple on Wednesday stopped signing iOS 11.2,11.2.1 and 11.2.2 following last week's release of iOS 11.2.5, ensuring iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch owners are running the latest version of the mobile operating system.

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Apple rolls out transit directions in Milwaukee, Wis., and Omaha, Neb.

01/29/2018, 07:01 pm

Continuing a buildout of its internal mapping platform, Apple recently activated public transit directions in Apple Maps for Milwaukee, Wis., and Omaha, Neb., granting users in those locations access to timetables and routes covering local bus operations.

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Watch: Everything new in iOS 11.3

01/24/2018, 06:01 pm

Apple on Wednesday released the first iOS 11.3 beta to developers for testing with new Animoji characters, Health Records integration, ARKit 1.5, Apple Music additions and more. Check out what's new in this video.

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Apple's iOS 11 installed on 65% of compatible devices, up 6% from December

01/19/2018, 07:01 pm

Apple on Friday updated its developer website with fresh iOS 11 adoption statistics, revealing 65 percent of compatible iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices are now running the current generation operating system.

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Tips: How to create a PDF of a webpage for offline reading in iOS 11

01/17/2018, 12:01 pm

Though there are certainly alternatives like Pocket, often the simplest way of saving a single page of a webpage for later reading on an iPhone or iPad -- especially if you want to annotate it -- is saving it as a PDF.

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Rejigged iOS Security Guide details Apple Pay Cash, other iOS 11 improvements

01/11/2018, 08:01 pm

Apple on Thursday unveiled a revised edition of its mobile security white paper, adding details on iOS 11.1 and 11.2 for information security professionals and intellectually curious users.

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Video: How to set separate controls in iOS 11 for left and right AirPods

01/01/2018, 01:01 pm

Some users are still reluctant to upgrade their iPhone software to iOS 11, but with features like the newly updated control and notification centers, we're not turning back. It gets even better if you own a set of Apple's AirPods, with more customization options. AppleInsider shows you how to customize controls to your liking on your AirPods.

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Alibaba researchers reportedly jailbreak iOS 11.2.1 on iPhone X

12/15/2017, 06:12 pm

Security researchers at Alibaba's Pandora Labs claims to have jailbroken Apple's recently released iOS 11.2.1 running on iPhone X, proving the latest version of the operating system contains vulnerabilities open to exploit.

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Apple details indoor maps coverage of 34 airports, multiple malls

12/13/2017, 10:12 pm

Apple started implementing indoor mapping data with iOS 11, offering users a new navigation aid for major airports and large malls. While rollout has been slow, the company on Wednesday compiled a list of the 43 indoor locations where users can take advantage of the feature.

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Google releases tool that helps security researchers hack iOS devices

12/11/2017, 07:12 pm

Google this week released a proof of concept tool that allows security researchers, and other developers, to hack into iOS 11.1.2, software that could lead to a jailbreak for devices running that OS version.

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Apple's iOS 11 installed on 59% of compatible devices, up 7% from November

12/05/2017, 06:12 pm

According to fresh iOS 11 adoption statistics issued by Apple on Tuesday, the company's latest mobile operating system has made its way onto more than half of all supported devices since its release some two and a half months ago.

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Apple's recent software problems are bad, but shouldn't lead to knee-jerk personnel decisions

12/04/2017, 03:12 pm

By any account, Apple had a rough year with iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra from a software quality perspective -- but there are lessons to be learned and corrective measures to execute that can only be fully undertaken with the Apple leadership staying in place.

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Apple software sees disastrous, embarrassing week with iOS springboard crash, macOS root user security flaw

12/02/2017, 12:12 pm

Apple, a company that prides itself on customer experience, just had one of its worst customer-facing weeks in history, with a major security flaw on macOS High Sierra and a bug in iOS that rendered some iPhones essentially unusable. It has been an embarrassing turn of events for a technology company that frequently boasts about industry-leading customer satisfaction levels.

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Apple pushes out iOS 11.2 with Apple Pay Cash, 7.5-watt wireless charging, date bug fix

12/02/2017, 03:12 am

In a highly unusual move, Apple early Saturday released iOS 11.2 with support for Apple Pay Cash, 7.5-watt charging on compatible devices and -- tellingly -- a fix for a nasty date bug that can cause devices to enter a soft reset loop.

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New iOS bug causes some devices to crash on Dec. 2, here's how to fix it [u]

12/02/2017, 03:12 am

A newly discovered iOS bug is wreaking havoc on devices that have local notifications enabled, causing springboard to enter a crash loop once the clock turns 12:15 a.m. on Dec. 2.

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