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Topic: iOS 11

Not all iOS 11 features coming on Tuesday, Apple Pay Cash coming later in the fall

09/18/2017, 01:09 pm

Apple has detailed a few features in Tuesday's iOS 11, and has noted that the feature that allows for person-to-person money transfers, dubbed Apple Pay Cash, will arrive in an update to iOS 11 and watchOS 4.

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Apple's 'differential privacy' still collects too much specific data, study says

09/15/2017, 05:09 pm

Apple's use of "differential privacy" -- a method that inserts random noise into data as it's collected en masse -- doesn't go far enough to protect personal information, a study suggested this week.

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How to free up space on your iPhone in iOS 11 without deleting apps or photos

09/15/2017, 11:09 am

As default capacities have grown on the iPhone over the last year, the immediate pinch of space has been eased somewhat for new iPhone users -- but, over time the digital cruft accumulates and stacks up. Here's how to use the iCloud Photo Library to shunt your valuable pictures to the cloud without deleting any forever, and how to prune down lightly used apps automatically.

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Video: A sneak peak at iOS 11 Augmented Reality at the Apple Park Visitor Center

09/14/2017, 10:09 pm

At WWDC17, Apple introduced ARKit, iOS 11's new dev tools for Augmented Reality. It demonstrated interactive 3D games spilling off a table on stage and offered a hands-on look at a simple app that placed virtual objects on a table its iPads could recognize as a 3D plane. This week, it unveiled a practical new real-world app for exploring the Apple Park project.

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Ad industry complains Apple Safari update is 'unilateral and heavy-handed' against tracking

09/14/2017, 04:09 pm

Six ad industry organizations have crafted an open letter complaining about changes coming to Apple's Safari browser, claiming that a new feature -- "Intelligent Tracking Prevention" -- will hurt both them and the public.

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5.8" iPhone X designed for two-handed use as Apple apparently drops support for Reachability

09/13/2017, 03:09 pm

After years of resisting the trend of larger phones, Apple has now fully embraced two-handed smartphone use with the iPhone X, as the device apparently lacks Reachability -- a feature first introduced three years ago with the iPhone 6.

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Apple asks for iOS 11 apps, issues developer GM ahead of Sept. 19 public launch

09/12/2017, 04:09 pm

Augmented reality apps powered by Apple's ARKit tool are now primed to flood the App Store, as the company has put a call out to developers to begin submitting their iOS 11 apps ahead of next week's public launch of the update.

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Watch: Everything revealed in last week's iOS 11 GM leak

09/11/2017, 07:09 pm

The golden master version of Apple's iOS 11 leaked out of Cupertino this weekend, revealing a number of new hardware and software features expected for unveiling at a special media event on Tuesday. AppleInsider runs you through it all, in just under 5 minutes.

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7th-gen iPod touch with Face ID hinted at in iOS 11 GM code

09/11/2017, 10:09 am

Though largely neglected in recent years, the iPod line could soon get a fresh upgrade to keep it relevant in the era of the iPhone 8 and iPhone X, code from the leaked iOS 11 golden master suggests.

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'Apple TV 4K' shipping with six-core A10X Fusion chip, 3GB of RAM [u]

09/11/2017, 08:09 am

Apple's new streaming set-top will be called the "Apple TV 4K," and come with a six-core A10X Fusion processor and 3 gigabytes of RAM, according to the latest information gleaned from the iOS 11 GM. [Updated with clarification on cores]

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Apple's iPhone X & iPhone 8 Plus to come with 3GB of RAM, iPhone 8 with 2GB

09/11/2017, 12:09 am

More information gleaned from this weekend's iOS 11 GM leak point to memory allotments for Apple's upcoming iPhone models, with the top-end OLED-toting iPhone X and 5.5-inch iPhone 8 Plus to feature 3GB of RAM, while the 4.7-inch iPhone 8 will make do with 2GB.

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Next-gen Apple TV 4K streaming requirements, native resolution revealed

09/10/2017, 12:09 am

The iOS 11 GM leak continues to yield details about upcoming Apple products, with a Saturday discovery revealing 4K streaming requirements and resolution standards for an as-yet-unreleased Apple TV model.

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Rumor: iOS 11 GM leaked by disgruntled employee [u]

09/09/2017, 09:09 pm

This weekend's iOS 11 GM leak revealed -- and confirmed -- a multitude of new features and hardware set to debut this fall, likely spoiling a number of surprises Apple had in store for its special event next week. Taking a step back from the deluge of new information, at least one insider believes the early disclosure was perpetrated by a disgruntled employee.

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Further delves into the leaked iOS 11 'gold master' reveal Face ID setup animation

09/09/2017, 06:09 pm

Apple has been suspected of replacing Touch ID on the iPhone X with FaceID -- and looking deeper into the iOS 11 firmware has revealed details on how FaceID setup will likely work.

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What to expect from Apple's Sept. 12 event: iPhone X & 8, Apple Watch with LTE, 4K Apple TV with HDR

09/09/2017, 02:09 pm

This Tuesday, the first-ever event at the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park in Cupertino will celebrate the 10th anniversary of Apple's iconic iPhone. It's expected to be headlined by a new OLED model known as the iPhone X, but that's not all the company has in store. AppleInsider gives you a complete rundown of what to expect.

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Leaks reveal how the iPhone X notch is expected to work

09/09/2017, 01:09 pm

The iOS 11 GM leaked firmware provides details into how the screen will accommodate the notch at the "forehead" of the iPhone X screen, including moving wireless signal information to the right side of the status bar.

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Leaked iOS 11 GM confirms 'iPhone 8' 'Face ID' facial detection, revamped AirPods, more

09/08/2017, 11:09 pm

A deeper dive into Friday's leaked iOS 11 GM seems to reveal a slew of new features set to launch with "iPhone 8," including a facial recognition system dubbed "Face ID," new Portrait Lighting camera effects, a True Tone display and more. A new version of AirPods is also hinted at in the code.

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LTE Apple Watch 'Series 3' tipped in leaked iOS 11 GM

09/08/2017, 11:09 pm

Friday's supposed iOS 11 GM leak continues to yield clues about Apple's upcoming product launches, with new evidence pointing to the imminent release of an all-new Apple Watch "Series 3" with LTE connectivity.

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Supposed iOS 11 GM leak reveals new wallpapers suitable for OLED screens

09/08/2017, 10:09 pm

A golden master of iOS 11, the final version of Apple's next-generation mobile operating system, was reportedly leaked on Friday, potentially bringing with it clues as to what Apple will announce at its expected iPhone unveiling next week.

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Apple makes tenth beta of iOS 11 available to developers for iPhone, iPad

09/06/2017, 01:09 pm

A week after the last update, Apple has delivered the tenth developer's beta for iOS 11 with unspecified changes since the last update.

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