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Topic: Inside iOS 11

Inside iOS 11: Cover Sheet mimics lock screen, foretells swipe up to unlock for iPhone X

09/21/2017, 12:09 pm

The launch of iOS 11 brings about a convergence of the iPhone's Notification Center and Lock Screen for a new feature called Cover Sheet. Presenting a user's notifications and other events, the feature also offers a glimpse at how the new home-button-free iPhone X will work when it debuts in November.

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Inside iOS 11: Apple's new one-handed keyboard allows for easier typing

09/21/2017, 11:09 am

Although most recent iPhones aren't as friendly to one-handed users as the iPhone SE, Apple's new iOS 11 does offer a special one-handed keyboard that compresses buttons into one corner of the screen. Here's how to use it.

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Inside iOS 11: Files app brings some user control of documents stored on an iPad or iPhone

09/20/2017, 08:09 am

Apple's iOS 11 brings along with it a new Files app, allowing iPhone, iPad, and Mac users the ability to seamlessly share working documents across iCloud, as well as integrate other online storage services with compatible applications.

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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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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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Watch: Drag and drop on iPad in iOS 11 beta

07/29/2017, 04:07 am

Apple is introducing a number of new features with iOS 11, which for iPad will make the operating system look and feel more like a traditional desktop environment. One hotly anticipated tablet-specific function is the ability to drag and drop files between apps.

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Watch: Hands-on with iOS 11's new Document Scanner

07/26/2017, 08:07 pm

When iOS 11 debuts this fall, users will be able to take advantage of a new feature in the Notes app that automatically senses and scans documents, makes crops, adjusts image settings to remove tilt and glare, and allows on-the-fly markups using a finger or Apple Pencil. AppleInsider goes hands on with the function in this video.

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Inside iOS 11: The coolest Apple ARKit demos created so far

07/26/2017, 01:07 pm

ARKit will instantaneously become the largest augmented reality platform in the world -- but to capitalize on that, developers will need to come up with awesome uses of the technology. With only a few weeks under their belt using Apple's iOS 11, content creators have already begun to impress in big ways.

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Watch: Hands-on with the new iPad app dock in iOS 11

07/21/2017, 09:07 pm

With the newly revamped iPad app dock in iOS 11, Apple introduces a completely new interaction experience more in line with macOS. Check out the new UI, which supports in-the-dock app interactions and drag-and-drop gestures, in this AppleInsider video.

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Watch: Apple's new Files app for iOS 11

07/19/2017, 08:07 pm

Wondering how Apple's new Files app for iOS 11 works on iPad? AppleInsider takes an in-depth look at the upcoming file management system in this video.

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Inside iOS 11: Apple Music's social sharing isn't just Ping reborn

07/05/2017, 10:07 am

Apple has added a new social sharing feature in Apple Music with iOS 11, allowing users to set up a public profile to share what they're listening to.

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Inside iOS 11: One-handed keyboard assists large phones, absent on iPad

06/26/2017, 03:06 pm

Starting this fall with the release of iOS 11, iPhone users will have the option of invoking a special one-handed keyboard, making it especially easy to type with larger screens.

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Inside iOS 11: Apple's 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' keeps you safe on the road

06/21/2017, 12:06 pm

Apple debuted a new safety feature in iOS 11 with "Do Not Disturb While Driving." AppleInsider corralled a co-pilot to test it out -- here's how it works.

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Inside iOS 11: HomeKit gains multi-person geofencing, conditional triggers

06/14/2017, 11:06 am

With iOS 11, Apple has enabled more complexity in the triggers for HomeKit scenes and events, making them adaptable to a wider variety of circumstances -- such as only turning off the lights in your home when everyone has left.

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Inside iOS 11: With 'antennagate' a distant memory, Apple switches back to signal bars

06/09/2017, 01:06 pm

In iOS 11, Apple has shifted to four simple bars displaying LTE strength to the user, stepping away from the five dots used in iOS 7 through iOS 10. In doing so, it has also changed the ranges somewhat -- AppleInsider examines the differences.

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Inside iOS 11: App Store renovation for iPhone, iPad inspired by Apple Music

06/08/2017, 08:06 am

Other than speed enhancements and new multitasking features, some of the changes to iOS 11 are cosmetic -- one of those surface changes is the appearance of the App Store to make it more look like Apple Music's design language.

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