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Topic: iOS 11

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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How to take advantage of iOS 11 privacy options for notification previews

10/13/2017, 11:10 am

One of the nice touches of iOS 11 is the ability to exercise more control over notification previews, which also applies to all first- and third-party apps. Here's how to switch up your settings for more (or less) privacy.

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Inside Apple's ARKit and Visual Inertial Odometry, new in iOS 11

10/12/2017, 03:10 pm

When iPhone launched ten years ago it took basic photos and no videos. Today's iOS 11 now achieves a new level of image capture with Depth, AI Vision and Machine Learning. In parallel, it hosts a new platform for Augmented Reality, which integrates what the camera sees and graphics created by the device. Here's a look at how it works.

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How to: turn off Wi-Fi and Bluetooth on iPhone and iPad in iOS 11

10/11/2017, 07:10 pm

Apple recently caught flak from the Electronic Freedom Foundation for misleading consumers by incorporating "off-ish" Wi-Fi and Bluetooth settings in its iOS 11 operating system, a byproduct of decisions that favor user experience. We show you how to completely turn off the radios.

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Apple iOS 11.0.3 update available, fixes iPhone 7 haptic feedback, iPhone 6s screen service issue

10/11/2017, 01:10 pm

Apple has issued a third update to iOS 11, with the latest fix sorting out haptics and audio on some iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus devices, plus one involving non-genuine display replacement on the iPhone 6s.

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Apple to fix iOS 11 Reachability quirk that restricts Cover Sheet pulldown, report says

10/09/2017, 08:10 pm

Apple is reportedly working on a fix for an iOS 11 behavior that prohibits users from easily accessing the new Cover Sheet screen, a melding of the Lock Screen and Notification Center, when in Reachability mode.

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iPhone X sightings on the rise in San Francisco

10/09/2017, 05:10 pm

iPhone X is increasingly making early appearances as Apple employees routinely carry around the new device and use it openly in public. If it had a less distinctive design, perhaps nobody would have noticed.

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Apple urges developers to create and promote ARKit apps

10/06/2017, 06:10 pm

Apple in a post to its developer webpage on Friday urged app makers to take advantage of its ARKit framework to create and promote augmented reality apps, and offered guidance on how to best implement new and unique features like face tracking support for iPhone X.

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Apple and the future of photography in Depth: part 2, iPhone X

10/05/2017, 01:10 pm

When iPhone launched ten years ago it took basic photos and no videos. Apple has since rapidly advanced its capabilities in mobile photography to the point where iPhone is now globally famous for its billboard-sized artwork and has been used to shoot feature length films for cinematic release. iOS 11 now achieves a new level of image capture with Depth. Here's a look at the future of photos, focusing on new features in the upcoming iPhone X.

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Apple and the future of photography in Depth: iPhone 8 Plus

10/05/2017, 03:10 am

When iPhone launched ten years ago it took basic photos and no video. Apple has since rapidly advanced its capabilities in mobile photography to the point where iPhone is now globally recognized for its billboard-sized artwork and has been used to shoot feature length films for cinematic release. iOS 11 now achieves a new level of image capture with Depth. Here's a look at the future of photos, with a focus on new features debuted in iPhone 8 Plus.

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Apple ceases iOS 10.3.3 and iOS 11 code signing following iOS 11.0.2 update

10/04/2017, 08:10 pm

Apple on Wednesday stopped signing code for iOS 10.3.3 and the first version of iOS 11, preventing users from installing potentially vulnerable legacy operating systems in favor of the latest iOS 11.0.2 update.

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Watch: HEIF vs. JPEG on iPhone 8 compared

10/04/2017, 05:10 pm

Apple announced support for the High Efficiency Image File (HEIF) photo format at WWDC in June, a standard that supposedly retains image quality while boasting better compression that results in files half the size of past formats. We decided to test out Apple's claims by using our iPhone 8 Plus to take photos in the legacy JPEG format and HEIF, then comparing them side by side.

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Apple continues weekly update cycle with iOS 11.0.2, containing iPhone 8 call crackling fix

10/03/2017, 01:10 pm

Two weeks since the original release, and one week after the last minor update, Apple has released iOS 11.0.2 with rectification of crackling sounds during calls on the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, and other assorted fixes.

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Thyng iPhone app update allows application of user's media on any surface with ARKit

10/03/2017, 12:10 pm

Augmented reality developer team Thyng has released version 4.0 of its creation software, allowing users to cover any surface on an iPhone or iPad's screen with their own video and video content.

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MLB testing iPhone, Apple Watch NFC technology for contactless ticketing

10/03/2017, 02:10 am

Major League Baseball on Monday announced the Oakland Athletics recently trialled a contactless ticketing system that relies on Apple NFC assets to let customers enter the stadium with the tap of an iPhone or Apple Watch.

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Hands On: OmniGraffle gains drag and drop for iOS 11 on iPad and iPhone

10/01/2017, 03:10 pm

A refresh of the long-time Mac drawing app from the Omni Group now pulls in images and text from other apps.

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Video: What to expect from iOS 11.1 on your iPhone or iPad

09/28/2017, 09:09 pm

Apple has relaunched the beta process with new versions of iOS 11, watchOS 4, macOS High Sierra, and tvOS 11. Here's what to expect from iOS 11.1 on your iPhone, or iPad.

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How to set separate controls for left and right AirPods in Apple's iOS 11

09/28/2017, 10:09 am

Installing iOS 11 also updates the functionality of connected AirPods, giving users the ability to set separate, customizable controls for each wireless earpiece.

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Apple squashes iOS 11 bugs with quick release of iOS 11.0.1

09/26/2017, 01:09 pm

Just a week after iOS 11 was launched to the public, Apple has quickly followed up with iOS 11.0.1, a small update intended to address bugs and fix various issues with the software.

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Video: The best ARKit apps you can download now on iOS 11

09/22/2017, 01:09 pm

One of the most hyped features of Apple's new iOS 11 update is ARKit, a series of tools for developers that make it easier than ever to create augmented reality apps. with ARKit apps now available on the App Store, AppleInsider gives you some of the best options you can test out right now.

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