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Apple releases fourth developer betas of iOS 12, tvOS 12, and watchOS 5

07/17/2018, 01:07 pm

Apple has rolled out new developer betas for its milestone operating systems, with fourth beta builds of iOS 12, tvOS 12, and watchOS 5 available for testing one day after the newest beta of macOS 10.14 Mojave.

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Hands on with Apple's new Unicode 11 emoji coming later this year

07/16/2018, 06:07 pm

Apple on Monday previewed a new set of emoji coming later this year to iOS, watchOS and macOS. Take a sneak peek at the more than 70 new characters you can expect to see on your Apple device in this video.

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Siri gets supercharged with watchOS 5 on Apple Watch

07/13/2018, 11:07 am

Siri got some seriously useful enhancements in watchOS 5, going a long way towards making the Apple Watch more independent. AppleInsider delves in to see how Apple's personal assistant will help out in the forthcoming update.

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Apple releases iOS 11.4.1, HomePod 11.4.1, tvOS 11.4.1 & watchOS 4.3.2 [u]

07/09/2018, 01:07 pm

Apple on Monday released iOS 11.4.1, HomePod 11.4.1, watchOS 4.3.2 and tvOS 11.4.1, cleaning up most of its major platforms. The iOS update is of particular interest for security conscious users, as it marks the first publicly available firmware to include Apple's new USB Restricted Mode.

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Raise to Siri is now working with watchOS 5 beta

07/03/2018, 10:07 pm

One of the new watchOS 5 features demonstrated by Apple's Vice President of Technology Kevin Lynch at its Worldwide Developer Conference in June was "raise to Siri," a new Machine Learning shortcut that will invoke a Siri listening session without pushing a button or speaking the "Hey Siri" trigger phrase. It's now working in the latest beta versions, including beta 3 released today.

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Apple issues third developer betas for iOS 12, tvOS 12, watchOS 5 [u]

07/03/2018, 01:07 pm

Apple has released its third round of developer betas for its milestone operating systems, providing testers with new builds of iOS 12, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12.

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Fourth iOS 11.4.1, tvOS 11.4.1, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 betas, third watchOS 4.3.2 beta available to developers

06/25/2018, 01:06 pm

Apple has seeded its fourth betas for iOS 11.4.1, tvOS 11.4.1, and macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, as well as the third beta for watchOS 4.3.2, for developer testing just one week after the last batch for the current generation of Apple operating systems were released.

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Hands-on: Walkie-Talkie app in watchOS 5 beta

06/20/2018, 10:06 pm

Demonstrated for the first time at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference earlier this month, Walkie-Talkie is one of the biggest additions coming to watchOS 5 this year. AppleInsider goes hands on with the upcoming app in this video.

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Everything new in watchOS 5 beta 2: Walkie Talkie feature now active

06/19/2018, 08:06 pm

The second watchOS 5 beta includes a few notable additions to the Apple Watch operating system, the most important being a functioning Walkie Talkie app.

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Apple rolls out second developer beta for watchOS 4.3.2

06/13/2018, 01:06 pm

Apple has made available the second beta of watchOS 4.3.2 to developers for testing, two days after the company released the second betas for iOS 11.4.1, tvOS 11.4.1, and macOS 10.13.6.

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Apple's watchOS 5 beta returns following buggy initial release

06/11/2018, 01:06 pm

Apple has issued a revised beta of watchOS 5 to registered developers, addressing glitches that forced the company to pull the initial June 6 seed.

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Apple ships second developer betas for iOS 11.4.1, macOS 10.13.6, and tvOS 11.4.1

06/11/2018, 01:06 pm

Apple has shipped the second developer betas of iOS 11.4.1, tvOS 11.4.1, and macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 for testing, with the new batch arriving roughly two weeks after the first betas were released, and following after betas for future milestone releases were provided to developers at WWDC 2018

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65+ new features in watchOS 5 for Apple Watch

06/08/2018, 10:06 am

watchOS 5 is Apple's latest major release for Apple Watch, and it just launched as a developer beta. In this update are a number of new features that aim to make the Apple Watch experience better, as well as making it more independent of the iPhone.

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Apple pulls first watchOS 5 beta seed amid reports of installation issues

06/06/2018, 02:06 am

Apple late Tuesday halted downloads of the first watchOS 5 beta seed, saying the software will be temporarily unavailable as it investigates an unspecified issue that may occur during the update process.

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Apple Watch's Walkie-Talkie feature in watchOS 5 uses FaceTime Audio technology

06/05/2018, 08:06 am

The Walkie-Talkie feature of watchOS 5 that enables push-to-talk conversations between Apple Watch users is effectively a FaceTime Audio call rather than recorded audio clips being sent between wearable devices, a design decision that helps keep the function secure by not retaining any recorded messages.

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Apple releases first iOS 12, macOS 10.14 Mojave, watchOS 5 and tvOS 12 betas to developers

06/04/2018, 04:06 pm

Following Monday's WWDC 2018 keynote presentation, Apple issued initial beta versions of its upcoming platform upgrades, including iOS 12, macOS 10.14 Mojave, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12.

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Apple introduces watchOS 5 with enhanced fitness, Siri capabilities [u]

06/04/2018, 03:06 pm

Apple debuted watchOS 5 at WWDC 2018, with the Apple Watch operating system set to sport new fitness features, Siri capabilities, communication options and more.

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Apple rolls out first developer betas for iOS 11.4.1, tvOS 11.4.1, and watchOS 4.3.2

05/30/2018, 01:05 pm

Apple has started up its beta testing program for another cycle, providing the first developer betas for iOS 11.4.1, watchOS 4.3.2, and tvOS 11.4.1 one day after the public release of the current versions of the operating systems.

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Apple releases watchOS 4.3.1 for Apple Watch, tvOS 11.4 with AirPlay 2 for Apple TV

05/29/2018, 01:05 pm

Apple has shipped the public release versions of tvOS 11.4 and watchOS 4.3.1 to Apple TV and Apple Watch users less than a week before WWDC.

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Video: What to expect at WWDC 2018

05/24/2018, 11:05 am

WWDC 2018 is just around the corner, and we're extremely excited to see what Apple's got up its sleeve. The annual conference is focused on software technologies, but sometimes Apple sneaks in a few hardware releases and announcements.

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