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Topic: iOS 11

Apple uses iOS 10 Tips app to start teaching iOS 11 features

09/06/2017, 10:09 am

Apple has begun pushing out Tips notifications to iOS 10 users, encouraging them to get familiar with some of the features coming in this fall's iOS 11 -- perhaps a sign that the update is as little as a week away.

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Apple Pay Cash coming to Europe, trademark application confirms

09/01/2017, 10:09 am

Apple is pursuing a European Union trademark for Apple Pay Cash, a service initially set to launch in the U.S. this fall alongside iOS 11.

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Apple short-cycles test releases, makes ninth developer betas of iOS 11, tvOS 11 available

08/31/2017, 01:08 pm

Just three days after the last release, Apple has made the ninth beta of iOS 11, and tvOS available for developers to test -- suggesting a release is imminent in conjunction with new products that need the operating systems to function.

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No, the iPhone home button is not dead (yet)

08/30/2017, 01:08 pm

Gesture controls are the touchscreen equivalent of keyboard shortcuts on a traditional computer -- that is to say they are meant for pro users. For that reason, users shouldn't expect that Apple will kill off the iPhone home button entirely anytime soon, despite radical changes expected on the pro-focused "iPhone 8."

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New renders & video picture status bar & 'software bar' on Apple's 'iPhone 8'

08/30/2017, 12:08 pm

Hot on the heels of a report describing the buttonless interface on the "iPhone 8," designers and developers have begun circulating media hinting at what it might look like in practice.

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'iPhone 8' software bar expected to replace Apple's iconic home button with gesture controls

08/30/2017, 08:08 am

Rather than presenting a virtual home button, the so-called "iPhone 8" is expected to instead offer a new software bar that could dramatically change how the iPhone is used, introducing new gesture controls for returning to the home screen and switching between apps.

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Apple updates ARKit resources for developers building augmented reality apps

08/29/2017, 07:08 pm

Apple on Tuesday refreshed its developer portal with new information about ARKit, including sample code and AR-specific entries in its Human Interface Guidelines for iOS.

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Apple invites developers, media to Cupertino HQ to showcase ARKit apps

08/29/2017, 05:08 pm

Apple on Monday brought developers and the press to its Cupertino headquarters, seeking to promote its ARKit platform for creating augmented reality apps on the iPhone and iPad.

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Eighth developer betas of Apple's High Sierra, iOS 11, tvOS 11, watchOS 4 now available [u]

08/28/2017, 01:08 pm

Keeping up with the one per week cycle one more for the most part Apple has updated all of its developer betas, with eighth releases of iOS 11, macOS 10.13 High Sierra, tvOS 11, and watchOS 4.

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Latest demos with iOS 11 ARKit show plated food, 3D sculpting with Apple Pencil

08/28/2017, 11:08 am

Two new ARKit demonstrations by developers are showing the rapid advancement of what is possible with the new technology, with one showing food on a plate prior to ordering, and the other illustrating sculpting and painting with the iPad for use in other AR applications.

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Surfing, dancing, other new Apple Watch Workouts tipped in latest iOS 11 beta

08/27/2017, 05:08 am

Files discovered in the latest iOS 11 beta release suggest Apple is planning to add a host of exercises to Apple Watch's Workout app this fall, including complex activities like kickboxing, fishing, equestrian sports and more.

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iOS 11's Apple Pay Cash setup may require scanning personal ID

08/25/2017, 02:08 pm

People wanting to fully utilize Apple Pay Cash in iOS 11 may have to scan a photo ID, such as a driver's license, according to the latest beta code discovery.

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Safari in iOS 11 strips Google AMP links down to original URL for sharing

08/23/2017, 06:08 pm

When iOS 11 launches this fall, users sharing Google AMP pages from Safari will find Apple's operating system automatically remove Google's proprietary URL in favor of the webpage's original format.

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Apple updates Machine Learning Journal with articles on Siri & related topics

08/23/2017, 03:08 pm

Apple on Wednesday added three new articles to its Machine Learning Journal, part of an attempt at bringing some of its research -- and researchers -- out of the shadows.

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Videos in iOS 11 beta show alternate Control Center, app switcher gestures on iPhone without Touch ID

08/21/2017, 09:08 pm

A pair of tutorial videos found in Apple's latest iOS 11 beta release depict what appears to be an alternate Control Center interface and app switcher swipe gestures never before previewed.

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Apple makes seventh developer betas of High Sierra, iOS 11, tvOS 11, watchOS 4 available [u]

08/21/2017, 01:08 pm

Keeping up with the one per week cycle, apple has updated all of its developer betas, with seventh releases of iOS 11, macOS 10.13 High Sierra, tvOS 11, and watchOS 4. [Updated with public beta info]

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Small $500 device shown to brute force hack iPhone 7 lock screen passcodes, but could take days to work [u]

08/18/2017, 10:08 am

A unique new exploit is said to take advantage of just Apple's iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus running recent firmware, utilizing a small device to brute force hack and bypass the iOS lock screen passcode of up to three handsets at a time.

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Apple promotes iOS 11 for iPad in new ad series

08/17/2017, 08:08 pm

Apple on Thursday published a series of six iPad commercials to its official YouTube channel, focusing on the new capabilities iOS 11 is set to deliver to tablet users this fall.

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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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