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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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iPhone 8 unboxing & fast setup with iOS 11's new Quick Start

09/21/2017, 10:09 pm

In iOS 11, Apple has made it even easier to set up a new iPhone with your existing phone with Quick Start, a new system that discovers your new device (similar to the setup of Apple Watch or AirPods) and transfers most of your settings and preferences automatically. Here's how it works.

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Toronto police ask iPhone users not to test iOS 11 security feature that dials 9-1-1

09/21/2017, 03:09 pm

A new security feature in iOS 11 allows iPhone users to temporarily disable Touch ID logins and quickly call 9-1-1 -- but it has had unintended consequences in Toronto, where the police have asked residents to stop testing it out.

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Inside iOS 11: Cover Sheet mimics lock screen, foretells swipe up to unlock for iPhone X

09/21/2017, 12:09 pm

The launch of iOS 11 brings about a convergence of the iPhone's Notification Center and Lock Screen for a new feature called Cover Sheet. Presenting a user's notifications and other events, the feature also offers a glimpse at how the new home-button-free iPhone X will work when it debuts in November.

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Inside iOS 11: Apple's new one-handed keyboard allows for easier typing

09/21/2017, 11:09 am

Although most recent iPhones aren't as friendly to one-handed users as the iPhone SE, Apple's new iOS 11 does offer a special one-handed keyboard that compresses buttons into one corner of the screen. Here's how to use it.

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Apple highlights revamped iOS 11 App Store in new ads

09/20/2017, 08:09 pm

Apple debuted a redesigned App Store with the launch of iOS 11 on Tuesday, bringing with it a revamped card-based user interface with bold graphics, a new set of spotlight categories, an emphasis on content curation and more.

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Bluetooth & Wi-Fi can't be fully disabled via iOS 11 Control Center, Apple says

09/20/2017, 03:09 pm

Contrary to intuition, toggling off Bluetooth and/or Wi-Fi in the iOS 11 Control Center won't completely disable those radios, according to a new Apple support document.

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Apple's AirPlay 2 not currently functional in iOS 11 devices connected to tvOS 11

09/20/2017, 10:09 am

Apple's AirPlay 2 discussion at the 2017 WWDC promised streaming support to multiple targets from an iPhone or iPad -- but initial testing seems to suggest that the feature is not currently enabled in iOS 11, tvOS 11 or both.

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Apollo Cloud 2 Duo first NAS hard drive array to support Apple's iOS 11 Files apps on iPad, iPhone

09/20/2017, 09:09 am

Promise Technology has announced that its Apollo Cloud 2 Duo network attached storage device has received a software update to allow it to appear in the iOS 11 Files application for seamless transfer of files to and from the device from both the Mac and an iPhone or iPad.

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Ikea's augmented reality app now available for download

09/19/2017, 09:09 pm

First teased at the Worldwide Developers Conference in June as part of Apple's ARKit debut, Ikea's augmented reality shopping app, Ikea Place, saw release on Tuesday shortly after iOS 11 was pushed out to end users.

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First ARKit apps hit App Store, including Strava's Fitness AR and room dimensioning app PLNAR

09/19/2017, 08:09 pm

With the release of iOS 11 on Tuesday, iPhone and iPad owners will see a flood of augmented reality titles hit the App Store thanks to Apple's introduction of ARKit. An app utilizing fitness tracking app maker Strava's API and room dimensioning title PLNAR are among the first to take advantage of the specialized API.

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Watch: Everything you need to know about iOS 11, watchOS 4 and tvOS 11

09/19/2017, 07:09 pm

Apple on Tuesday launched its latest and greatest mobile device software in iOS 11, watchOS 4 and tvOS 11. AppleInsider goes over everything you need to know, including a summary of the most important OS changes, in this video.

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Procreate 4 delivers drag and drop, Files app support, other iOS 11 enhancements

09/19/2017, 07:09 pm

One of the App Store's best third-party illustration apps, Procreate, received a massive update on Tuesday with an all-new imaging engine and iOS 11-specific features like drag and drop, Files app support and more.

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Apple updates Pages, Numbers, Keynote with iOS 11 features

09/19/2017, 05:09 pm

Following Tuesday's release of iOS 11, Apple has updated its iWork suite of productivity apps to better take advantage of the new operating system's features, with iPad-centric support for drag and drop, multitasking and more.

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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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Apple seeks Siri engineer with psychology background to build out deep human-computer interactions

09/14/2017, 11:09 pm

A recent post to Apple's corporate job listing website suggests the company is looking to build out deeper, more meaningful human-computer interactions for Siri, features that delve far beyond the virtual assistant's current capabilities.

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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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Apple's Clips to add new 'Selfie Scenes' mode powered by iPhone X TrueDepth camera in November

09/12/2017, 05:09 pm

Apple on Tuesday quietly announced a forthcoming update to its Clips app that will add support for the new TrueDepth depth-sensing camera set to debut with iPhone X this November.

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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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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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