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Topic: iOS 11

Apple invites developers, media to Cupertino HQ to showcase ARKit apps

08/29/2017, 05:08 pm

Apple on Monday brought developers and the press to its Cupertino headquarters, seeking to promote its ARKit platform for creating augmented reality apps on the iPhone and iPad.

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Eighth developer betas of Apple's High Sierra, iOS 11, tvOS 11, watchOS 4 now available [u]

08/28/2017, 01:08 pm

Keeping up with the one per week cycle one more for the most part Apple has updated all of its developer betas, with eighth releases of iOS 11, macOS 10.13 High Sierra, tvOS 11, and watchOS 4.

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Latest demos with iOS 11 ARKit show plated food, 3D sculpting with Apple Pencil

08/28/2017, 11:08 am

Two new ARKit demonstrations by developers are showing the rapid advancement of what is possible with the new technology, with one showing food on a plate prior to ordering, and the other illustrating sculpting and painting with the iPad for use in other AR applications.

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Surfing, dancing, other new Apple Watch Workouts tipped in latest iOS 11 beta

08/27/2017, 05:08 am

Files discovered in the latest iOS 11 beta release suggest Apple is planning to add a host of exercises to Apple Watch's Workout app this fall, including complex activities like kickboxing, fishing, equestrian sports and more.

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iOS 11's Apple Pay Cash setup may require scanning personal ID

08/25/2017, 02:08 pm

People wanting to fully utilize Apple Pay Cash in iOS 11 may have to scan a photo ID, such as a driver's license, according to the latest beta code discovery.

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Safari in iOS 11 strips Google AMP links down to original URL for sharing

08/23/2017, 06:08 pm

When iOS 11 launches this fall, users sharing Google AMP pages from Safari will find Apple's operating system automatically remove Google's proprietary URL in favor of the webpage's original format.

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Apple updates Machine Learning Journal with articles on Siri & related topics

08/23/2017, 03:08 pm

Apple on Wednesday added three new articles to its Machine Learning Journal, part of an attempt at bringing some of its research -- and researchers -- out of the shadows.

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Videos in iOS 11 beta show alternate Control Center, app switcher gestures on iPhone without Touch ID

08/21/2017, 09:08 pm

A pair of tutorial videos found in Apple's latest iOS 11 beta release depict what appears to be an alternate Control Center interface and app switcher swipe gestures never before previewed.

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Apple makes seventh developer betas of High Sierra, iOS 11, tvOS 11, watchOS 4 available [u]

08/21/2017, 01:08 pm

Keeping up with the one per week cycle, apple has updated all of its developer betas, with seventh releases of iOS 11, macOS 10.13 High Sierra, tvOS 11, and watchOS 4. [Updated with public beta info]

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Small $500 device shown to brute force hack iPhone 7 lock screen passcodes, but could take days to work [u]

08/18/2017, 10:08 am

A unique new exploit is said to take advantage of just Apple's iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus running recent firmware, utilizing a small device to brute force hack and bypass the iOS lock screen passcode of up to three handsets at a time.

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Apple promotes iOS 11 for iPad in new ad series

08/17/2017, 08:08 pm

Apple on Thursday published a series of six iPad commercials to its official YouTube channel, focusing on the new capabilities iOS 11 is set to deliver to tablet users this fall.

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Inside iOS 11: New security feature allows users to temporarily disable Touch ID, quickly call 911

08/17/2017, 01:08 pm

Apple's iOS 11 includes a new security feature, with a few button presses making it impossible to unlock your phone with Touch ID, as well as giving a quick option to dial 911. Here's how to use it.

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Video: iOS 11 introduces new Smart Invert viewing mode

08/16/2017, 07:08 pm

Apple is introducing a new Smart Invert viewing mode in iOS 11 that intelligently inverts all screen colors except for those is displayed media, such as photos, videos, and icons. The feature might be used to extend battery life on the upcoming OLED-equipped "iPhone 8."

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Latest iOS 11 beta contains new Maps icon featuring Apple Park, updated App Store icon

08/14/2017, 05:08 pm

Apple's latest iOS 11 beta release, issued on Monday, contains a few graphical tweaks that bring a fresh feel to the operating system, including a new Maps icon that appears to feature Apple Park's main "spaceship" structure.

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Apple seeds sixth developer betas of iOS 11, tvOS 11, watchOS 4 & macOS High Sierra [u]

08/14/2017, 01:08 pm

Apple on Monday issued its sixth developer betas of iOS 11, tvOS 11, watchOS 4, and macOS High Sierra, paving the way for full launches due this fall.

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Inside iOS 11: AirPods controls expand with separate left/right earpiece taps, skip track ability

08/11/2017, 10:08 am

Apple's AirPods are currently limited to a trio of controls on both earpieces, but their functionality will be greatly enhanced this fall with the release of iOS 11, giving users the ability to give each wireless pod a separate, customizable function with a double tap.

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Watch: How to use Apple's native Screen Recording feature in iOS 11

08/10/2017, 08:08 pm

One potentially useful feature coming to this fall's iOS 11 is a native Screen Recording option on the iPhone and iPad. Here's how to make use of it, including embedding results into a video.

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Inside iOS 11: Apple's Portrait Mode in iPhone 7 Plus exits beta, allows effect to be turned off after the fact

08/10/2017, 01:08 pm

In the latest iOS 11 beta, Apple has taken the Portrait Mode camera setting out of beta, and has altered how the camera roll handles the pictures to allow for the effect to be removed from a picture with it at any time.

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Watch: AirPlay 2 delivers speaker integration with HomeKit, Siri support, more

08/09/2017, 08:08 pm

When iOS 11 launches this fall, Apple will roll out a revamped version of its AirPlay protocol featuring speaker support for HomeKit, multi-room audio, shared up-next playlists, Siri integration and more.

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Unreal Engine updated with preliminary support for Apple's ARKit in iOS 11

08/08/2017, 03:08 pm

The new version of Epic's Unreal Engine provides basic ARKit support for iOS, developed in collaboration with Peter Jackson's Wingnut AR.

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