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Topic: iOS 12

Apple Music in iOS 12 adds song search by lyrics, new artist pages

06/05/2018, 01:06 pm

With this fall's release of iOS 12, one Apple Music upgrade will include the ability to search for songs by their lyrics, rather than just artist, album, or title.

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iOS 12 brings iPhone X gestures to the iPad

06/05/2018, 01:06 pm

With iOS 12, users will be able to swipe up to the home screen and perform the rest of the iPhone X user interface gestures, which may indicate a home button-free future for the next generation of iPads.

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Face ID on iOS 12 allows two different faces to unlock the same iPhone

06/05/2018, 08:06 am

Though it went unannounced at Apple's WWDC 2018 keynote on Monday, the first iOS 12 beta allows two different people to register their face with Face ID on iPhone X, addressing in part one of the biggest downsides of Apple's new biometric authentication technology.

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Check out all the new features in Apple's first iOS 12 beta

06/04/2018, 10:06 pm

Apple announced iOS 12 at WWDC on Monday and we just finished installing the developer beta on our iPhone X. Let's take a look at some of the changes and what Apple has included in the first beta release.

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This is what a Group FaceTime video call in iOS 12 looks like

06/04/2018, 08:06 pm

FaceTime is getting a huge upgrade in iOS 12 with a new feature called Group FaceTime, which enables up to 32 iPhone, iPad and Mac owners to participate in a video conference call simultaneously.

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Apple's ARKit 2 and USDZ usher in a new era of collaborative augmented reality

06/04/2018, 05:06 pm

In rolling out ARKit 2.0, Apple mentioned its collaboration with Pixar on the USDZ format for AR files. AppleInsider explains what it is, and how it helps expansion of AR.

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Apple releases first iOS 12, macOS 10.14 Mojave, watchOS 5 and tvOS 12 betas to developers

06/04/2018, 04:06 pm

Following Monday's WWDC 2018 keynote presentation, Apple issued initial beta versions of its upcoming platform upgrades, including iOS 12, macOS 10.14 Mojave, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12.

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Apple debuts slick new Group FaceTime feature supporting up to 32 participants

06/04/2018, 02:06 pm

FaceTime is receiving its first major update in years -- on both iOS devices and Macs -- with long overdue support for group video calls and even fun effects.

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App Limits in iOS 12 lets users manage device time & parents set allowances

06/04/2018, 02:06 pm

In introducing iOS 12 on Monday, Apple revealed a collection of tools designed to better temper how people use their devices, including App Limits, notification changes, and upgrades to Do Not Disturb.

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iOS 12 'doubles down' on performance for iPhone and iPad

06/04/2018, 01:06 pm

Apple has debuted iOS 12, bringing better performance to older devices, improved augmented reality, Memoji, FaceTime chats with an entire group, and much more to iPhones and iPads later in the year.

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Join AppleInsider for live coverage and analysis at Apple's WWDC keynote in San Jose

06/04/2018, 09:06 am

We're live! Apple is set to kick off its annual Worldwide Developers Conference with a keynote presentation at 10 a.m. Pacific, 1 p.m. Eastern on Monday, where it is expected to unveil iOS 12, macOS 10.14, tvOS 12, watchOS 5, and maybe some hardware. AppleInsider's Daniel Eran Dilger is now there live -- join us for exclusive in-depth coverage and analysis straight from the keynote.

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Emoji candidates for 'iOS 13' revealed ahead of iOS 12 unveiling

06/01/2018, 11:06 am

The Emoji Consortium has unveiled candidates for 2019 additions to its official list, likely only to see the light of day close to the debut of iOS 13.

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MacBook & iPad Pro updates might not make it to WWDC

05/31/2018, 11:05 am

While Apple's WWDC 2018 keynote on June 4 should contain some important announcements, new MacBooks and iPads won't be among them, a report claimed on Thursday.

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Apple to unlock iPhone's NFC chip capabilities in June, report says

05/25/2018, 08:05 pm

Apple at its Worldwide Developer Conference in June is expected to announce a change in NFC policies that will enable a host of new capabilities for devices with embedded chips, for example opening NFC-enabled doors with an iPhone.

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Apple's cross-platform app solution likely to debut in 2019, report says

04/30/2018, 10:04 pm

According to a new report from well-connected blogger John Gruber, Apple's project to deliver macOS support to iOS apps will debut in 2019, not 2018 as previously guessed.

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iOS 12 will continue supporting iPhone 5S, WebKit developer reports suggest

04/20/2018, 08:04 am

References to iOS 12, Apple's next iteration of its mobile operating system, have surfaced in development testing reports for WebKit, with the appearance strongly suggesting Apple will be bringing the next major iOS release to the iPhone 5s as the oldest supported iPhone model.

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Wish List: 14 new HomeKit features we want to see from Apple

04/13/2018, 11:04 am

Compared to where it was only a couple years ago, HomeKit has progressed immensely. The number of supported accessories is growing exponentially, third-party apps are increasingly powerful, and Apple continues to add additional features and functionality. Now that WWDC is approaching, we wanted to think about how HomeKit could most improve.

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Eight Siri features we want to see in iOS 12, macOS 10.14, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12 at WWDC 2018

04/11/2018, 09:04 am

Siri has grown by leaps and bounds after being acquired by Apple and launching in beta on the iPhone 4S. With WWDC in a week, let's talk about what we'd love to see included in iOS 12, watchOS 5, tvOS 12, and macOS 10.14.

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Wish list: 9 new CarPlay features for iOS 12

04/09/2018, 09:04 pm

After seeing release four years ago, Apple's CarPlay continues to gain traction in the automotive world as it bulks up on features with each major revision of iOS. As frequent users of the in-car infotainment platform, we amassed quite a wish list of features and changes we hope to see unveiled alongside iOS 12 at WWDC in June.

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WWDC 2018: Apple, Siri and the future of mobile voice automation in iOS 12

03/15/2018, 11:03 am

Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference is just over three months away, but we already have some idea of what the company will likely be showing off in iOS 12 to drive the next generation of our mobile devices. Here's a look at Apple's Siri voice assistant and automation.

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