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Topic: iOS 11

Drag-and-drop for iPhone enabled by tweaks in Apple's iOS 11 beta code

06/12/2017, 04:06 pm

Though the upcoming technology is reserved for iPads, drag-and-drop can be enabled for the iPhone by making a few adjustments to the iOS 11 developer beta, according to a series of tweets.

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Watch: Control Center gets overhauled (again) in iOS 11

06/12/2017, 12:06 pm

Control Center in iOS 11 is both expanded and customizable, offering quick access to more key iPhone features than ever before with just a swipe up from the bottom of the screen. AppleInsider shows you how it works.

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Apple partners with Salesforce, Nuance to deliver iMessage Business Chat in iOS 11

06/10/2017, 01:06 am

On the last day of WWDC, Apple detailed Business Chat, its new enterprise customer support platform for iOS 11, leveraging iMessage Apps introduced in iOS 10 as well as integration with Maps, Safari and Spotlight search, in partnership with existing Customer Service Platforms (CSP) from Genesys, LivePerson, Nuance and Salesforce.

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Apple changes App Store rules to allow tips via in-app purchases, block custom review prompts

06/09/2017, 06:06 pm

Addressing a recent controversy, Apple this week updated App Store rules to allow tipping functions -- albeit with the company's usual 30 percent take from in-app transactions. Review pop-ups, meanwhile, must now make use of an official Apple API.

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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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See Apple's iOS 11 one-handed keyboard and key flick features in action

06/09/2017, 11:06 am

Text entry will be easier than ever with Apple's upcoming iOS 11 update, which includes a new one-handed typing option that makes it possible to reach all of the letters on the keyboard with larger iPhone models. AppleInsider shows you how it works.

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Apple Pay person-to-person transfers will be free with debit card, incur 3% fee with credit card

06/08/2017, 03:06 pm

This fall's launch of iOS 11 will include secure person-to-person money transfers authorized by Apple Pay, but if you use it with a credit card instead of debit, the service comes with a caveat: an industry-standard 3 percent fee.

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See how Apple Pay person-to-person payments will work in iOS 11

06/08/2017, 09:06 am

With iOS 11 coming this fall, Apple Pay will allow you to send money directly to friends, family and others through the Messages app. See how it will work in AppleInsider's latest video.

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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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iOS 11 for iPhone: See some of Apple's best new features in action

06/07/2017, 04:06 pm

This year's Worldwide Developers Conference was jam-packed with announcements, but for many, the biggest news is the next-generation version of Apple's most popular platform, iOS 11. AppleInsider dives in and offers you a closer look at what's new in iOS 11 in this video.

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ARKit processor limitations cuts compatibility to iPhone 6s, iPad Pro and newer

06/07/2017, 03:06 pm

A line has been drawn through the iOS 11-compatible devices in ARKit, with only hardware with the A9 or A10 family processors able to use the augmented reality software.

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PSA: Don't install iOS 11 beta on your main iPhone unless you hate yourself

06/07/2017, 02:06 pm

Every year, Apple debuts a new version of iOS in beta form. Every year, you get excited and want to test it before it's ready for public consumption. Every year, you will regret doing so.

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Inside iOS 11: Apple's Control Center grows modular, gets customizable

06/07/2017, 01:06 pm

For the second year in a row, the iOS Control Center has seen a major overhaul, as the latest revisions in iOS 11 are even bigger than last time -- including the ability to add or remove shortcuts.

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Inside iOS 11: Run four iPad apps on screen at once with Apple's newly expanded multitasking

06/07/2017, 10:06 am

Multitasking capabilities on the iPad have gone up to 11 (or, to be more exact, four) in iOS 11, giving users the power to run more apps onscreen at once than ever before.

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Apple could expand NFC capabilities beyond Apple Pay in iOS 11

06/06/2017, 08:06 pm

An Apple developer document published this week suggests iOS 11 will open up near-field communications hardware in iPhone 7, and presumably future iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch models, beyond Apple Pay.

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Inside iOS 11: Apple makes it easier than ever to free up space on your iPhone

06/06/2017, 06:06 pm

In Apple's newly released iOS 11, people needing a quick way of freeing up space on an iPhone or iPad can receive suggested options that can give more storage on your device, often immediately.

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Inside iOS 11: Early FLAC audio playback comes to iOS via new Files app

06/06/2017, 03:06 pm

An unexpected feature of Apple's first iOS 11 developer beta is rudimentary support for FLAC audio playback, which may hint at broader compatibility coming in the final release.

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Apple's iOS 11 leaves iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, 4th-gen iPad in dust in 64-bit transition

06/06/2017, 03:06 pm

In one fell swoop, this fall's forthcoming iOS 11 update will mark the end of support for not only 32-bit apps, but also legacy 32-bit devices. That means owners still clinging to their iPhone 5, iPhone 5c and fourth-generation iPad will be left behind -- or forced to upgrade.

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Inside iOS 11: Quick screen recording comes to Control Center

06/06/2017, 01:06 pm

A potentially handy feature discovered in Apple's iOS 11 is native screen recording support, invoked through a command in the overhauled Control Center interface.

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Inside iOS 11: Apple's Photos app gains native support for animated GIFs

06/06/2017, 11:06 am

Apple's newly released iOS 11 update adds support for viewing animated GIFs in the native Photos app, and also automatically sorts them into a dedicated folder of animated images, making it even easier to find the pictures you are looking for.

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