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Topic: iOS

Siri Shortcuts can now be used with the VW Car-Net app to remotely control a vehicle

11/12/2018, 11:11 am

Volkswagen has updated its Car-Net mobile app with deeper Siri integration to allow drivers to perform specific tasks remotely from their vehicle, enabling users to lock or unlock their car from far away just by asking Apple's digital assistant on an iPhone.

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How to temporarily enable Do Not Disturb in iOS 12

11/10/2018, 05:11 pm

The Do Not Disturb feature in iOS silences all but the most important calls and notifications, especially useful when sleeping, attending a meeting, or watching a movie. Did you know though that iOS 12 offers ways to have the mode automatically turn off under certain conditions?

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Blind surfer uses iPhone XR and VoiceOver to take to the waves

11/09/2018, 10:11 am

Apple is highlighting the ability for the iOS ecosystem's accessibility functions to help the visually impaired, by sharing how one blind US Navy veteran uses the iPhone XR to prepare for his daily surfing sessions.

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Bald person, new smileys top list of most discussed iOS 12.1 emoji

11/08/2018, 07:11 pm

Bald characters, emotive smiley faces and a foot were among the most talked about emoji to arrive in Apple's most recent iOS 12.1 software update, according to a report on Thursday.

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iPhone alarms could automatically change to give users a full night's sleep

11/08/2018, 08:11 am

Apple has looked into how people can get a full night's sleep, and has come up with a way that allows someone to be woken up after spending a desired amount of time asleep instead of just at a set time, by monitoring when they actually start sleeping.

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First watchOS 5.1.2, second iOS 12.1.1 & tvOS 12.1.1 developer betas arrive [u]

11/07/2018, 04:11 pm

Apple on Wednesday has issued its second developer betas for iOS 12.1.1 and tvOS 12.1.1 for testing, and has started the beta cycle for the Apple Watch once more with the first developer beta for watchOS 5.1.2.

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Apple issues second developer beta for macOS 10.14.2 Mojave [u]

11/07/2018, 01:11 pm

Apple has progressed onto the second beta release of one of its operating systems, with a new build of macOS Mojave now available for testing by developer program participants.

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Apple issues second release of iOS 12.1 just for the iPhone XR

11/06/2018, 01:11 pm

Apple has rolled out a new release of iOS 12.1 specifically for the iPhone XR, with the update rolling out to the iPhone model if it has not already gone through the update process with the version released seven days ago.

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iOS, iCloud PR lead Laura Newell leaves Apple for new job in healthcare industry

11/02/2018, 01:11 pm

One of the more important PR representatives at Apple, Laura Newell, has reportedly left the company for a job with a firm called Collective Health.

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Apple seeds first public beta of iOS 12.1.1, restores macOS 10.14.2 beta for developers

11/01/2018, 01:11 pm

Apple on Thursday released the first public beta of iOS 12.1.1, simultaneously rectifying a problem for Mac developers by putting a macOS 10.14.2 beta back up for download. Apple TV owners can meanwhile get the first public beta of tvOS 12.1.1.

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iOS 12.1 Group FaceTime bug allows viewing of a locked iPhone's contact details

11/01/2018, 01:11 pm

A bug has been discovered in the way iOS 12.1 handles Group FaceTime calls, one which can allow a hacker to access the details of a contact stored on an iPhone, without needing to unlock the smartphone at all.

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Apple restarts developer beta cycle with iOS 12.1.1, tvOS 12.1.1, macOS Mojave 10.14.2 [u]

10/31/2018, 01:10 pm

Apple has recommenced its beta testing cycle following yesterday's release, with new versions of iOS 12.1.1, tvOS 12.1.1, and macOS 10.14.2 available for testing by developers.

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Pixelmator Photo for iPad offers machine learning-based editing tools for photographs

10/31/2018, 09:10 am

The developers behind the popular image editing application Pixelmator are planning to release a new iPad app, Pixelmator Photo, which aims to provide all of the tools needed to perform desktop-class alterations to photographs on Apple's tablet.

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Apple releases iOS 12.1 with Group FaceTime, dual-SIM compatibility

10/30/2018, 01:10 pm

Apple on Tuesday released iOS 12.1, bringing features originally anticipated alongside iOS 12.0, namely Group FaceTime, and dual-SIM support on the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR.

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LabCorp health sciences testing integrates Apple Health Records support

10/29/2018, 09:10 pm

Life sciences firm LabCorp on Monday announced integration with Apple's Health Records, allowing patients to store and view test results and other medical data from a variety of providers directly on their iPhone.

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Apple's iOS 12.1 available on Oct. 30 with Group FaceTime, dual SIM, new emoji and more

10/29/2018, 04:10 pm

Apple on Monday announced its next iOS 12 point release, iOS 12.1, will be available for download on Oct. 30, bringing with it promised next-generation features including Group FaceTime and dual SIM support for owners of iPhone XS and iPhone XR.

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Halide update granting iPhone XR full Portrait mode submitted to App Store

10/29/2018, 03:10 pm

Following an earlier confirmation an update to Halide Camera is on the way that allows it to take Portrait mode-style shots on the iPhone XR for subjects other than people, developer Chroma Noir has confirmed it has submitted the update to the App Store for approval.

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How to make the iOS 12 lock screen weather widget appear

10/28/2018, 08:10 am

A small but long-running demand from iPhone owners has been access to more information on the lock screen than time, date, and notifications. Apple teased the lock-screen weather report in early photos, but it can be hard to invoke if you don't know where to look -- AppleInsider shows you how to do it.

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How to use the built-in level in the iOS 12 Camera app

10/27/2018, 09:10 am

One thing people may have missed in the iOS Camera app is a built-in level -- though it appears only under very specific circumstances.

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Apple confirms Group FaceTime, dual-SIM support to arrive alongside iOS 12.1

10/26/2018, 06:10 pm

Apple this week updated its iPhone User Guide for the upcoming release of iOS 12.1, confirming the latest version of the mobile operating system will include Group FaceTime and, for iPhone XS and XR, dual-SIM support.

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