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Topic: iOS 11

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 end of November and start of December from a software 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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First public art exhibition using Apple's ARKit to open in Miami on Dec. 5

11/29/2017, 01:11 pm

Perez Art Museum Miami will be home to the first-ever public exhibition using Apple's ARKit, leveraging iOS devices to showcase how augmented reality can be used to create new forms of expression.

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Apple offers temporary workaround for iOS 11 bug autocorrecting 'it' to 'I.T'

11/28/2017, 11:11 am

Apple is currently coping with hundreds of complaints about an autocorrect bug in iOS 11, causing the word "it" to be autocorrected to "I.T."

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Latest iOS 11.2 beta clarifies that Control Center doesn't fully disable Wi-Fi and Bluetooth

11/13/2017, 03:11 pm

A somewhat controversial change in iOS 11 will come with a little more clarity in the forthcoming iOS 11.2 update, with the latest beta adding a prompt informing users that turning off Wi-Fi and Bluetooth via Control Center doesn't fully disable them.

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Origin of Apple's 'A ?' QuickType bug a mystery, but notoriety grows with spread of memes, tweets

11/09/2017, 11:11 am

An iOS QuickType and autocorrect bug replacing the letter "i" with the letter A and a strange character has seemingly spread, despite the fact that no software updates have arrived. Its persistence raises questions as to what exactly is causing the autocorrect issue to proliferate -- and is also drawing jokes on social media.

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Apple updates Workflow with iOS 11 & iPhone X optimizations

11/08/2017, 05:11 pm

Apple on Wednesday updated its Workflow automation app for the iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch with optimizations for the iPhone X, as well as support for various iOS 11 features.

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Apple offers temporary fix for iOS 11 'i' bug until future software update arrives

11/06/2017, 09:11 am

Apple has acknowledged the existence of a bug in iOS 11 concerning the autocorrection of the letter 'i,' by offering affected users a work around via its support pages until a software update is released that solves the issue.

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iPhone X review: Apple's Face ID vision for the future of iOS

11/02/2017, 01:11 am

Apple's iPhone X introduces the next decade of iOS. It pairs an advanced, full-face display with a strikingly beautiful glass and steel design. It invents new multitouch alternatives to the Home button and introduces an advanced TrueDepth 3D camera system, fast Face ID authentication and futuristic augmented reality effects from Portrait Lighting selfies to Animoji, further expanding its role in defining affordable luxury in mobile devices.

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How to fix problems with iOS 11 on your iPhone or iPad

10/25/2017, 02:10 pm

For some, iOS 11 has proven to be problematic -- but not for everyone, and not on every device. Here are a few things to try to (hopefully) clean up some issues before Apple issues a fix in software.

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Users continue to experience sluggishness, battery life problems in iOS 11 after multiple updates

10/25/2017, 11:10 am

Problems with battery life and instability proliferate on social media and Apple support forums after the launch of iOS 11, but have persisted through three sub-point updates, don't seem to have a common cause, or are easily rectifiable.

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How to personalize Siri's voice response settings in iOS 11

10/18/2017, 10:10 am

There's a good chance that if you own an iPhone or an iPad, you've probably still using Siri's default voice settings -- but as AppleInsider can show, there are a few ways to personalize Siri's sound and functions in iOS 11 [now with video].

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Apple adds several US airports to Apple Maps including Chicago's O'Hare

10/18/2017, 10:10 am

Apple has added the interiors of several major U.S. airports to Apple Maps, among them O'Hare International and Midway International in Chicago.

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Top iPad apps adding Drag and Drop support within the first month of iOS 11

10/17/2017, 04:10 pm

This summer, Apple unveiled a series of new iOS 11 features specific to iPad, including new Dock navigation and support for Drag and Drop, enabling sophisticated new ways to work with documents between apps. Within its first month of availability, scores of third party developers have already added support to their iPad apps.

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iOS 11 lets you turn off iPhone or iPad without the power button

10/13/2017, 09:10 pm

Among the lesser known features included in Apple's latest iOS 11 is a new software function that lets users turn off their device without touching a physical button, handy in the case of random hardware failures and other glitches.

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How Apple's iPhone X TrueDepth AR waltzed ahead of Google's Tango

10/13/2017, 05:10 pm

Apple's iOS 11 brings Augmented Reality to a huge installed base of over 350 million iOS devices with powerful A9, A10 Fusion or A11 Bionic chips. However, another form of AR is about to be introduced, exclusive to the company's new iPhone X. Here's a deeper look at Apple's big AR surprise.

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Apple promises fix for GarageBand failing to open after iOS 11 update

10/13/2017, 12:10 pm

Apple is working to fix a glitch preventing some people from launching GarageBand -- the company's simplified music creation tool -- after updating to iOS 11, according to an online support document.

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