Third-party analytics data suggests the adoption of iOS 12 on active iPhones and iPads has reached 75 percent, continuing a trend where the latest milestone release of Apple's mobile operating system continues to outpace iOS 11.
Apple made some big speed improvement claims regarding iOS 12 on older devices, like as some apps launching twice as fast, and CPU ramp-speed increasing across not just older devices, but also newer ones as well. AppleInsider puts the claims to the test.
New data published to Apple's developer website reveals iOS 11 has been installed on 85 percent of iPhones and iPads, showing it to have been adopted by the vast majority of compatible devices just before the expected release of its replacement, iOS 12.
It's meant to be simple: you swipe to get some common controls for your iPhone or iPad. However, you can change what's there, you can get more fine control and you can even lose an option if you're not careful. AppleInsider swipes up, down and around.
Tucked away within the latest iOS 11.4.1 update, Apple included a new security feature that has been making headlines — USB Restricted Mode. AppleInsider walks you through the new feature, how it works, and discusses if it really is that secure.
By any account, Apple had a rough year with iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra from a software quality perspective — but there are lessons to be learned and corrective measures to execute that can only be fully undertaken with the Apple leadership staying in place.
Arriving just one week following the third beta of iOS 11.4, beta four has is now in the hands of developers. Included in this late-stage beta are some notable improvements to performance, as well as a regression to one of the additions we saw in beta three.
New adoption statistics for iOS published on Apple's developer website reveal iOS 11 is installed on 76 percent of all compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch models, a share that has increased by 11 percent since the start of this year.
A study found smartphone use while driving continues to be an issue in the United States, but Apple's introduction of Do Not Disturb While Driving last year has made a small difference, reducing the amount of iPhone use while at the wheel by approximately 8 percent.
Apple this week integrated public transit data in its mapping service app covering a number of metropolitan areas in Virginia and Missouri, offering iOS and macOS Maps app users access to bus and rail routes in the region.
Apple on Wednesday continued its rollout of public transit data with an activation of services in Albuquerque, N.M., allowing Apple Maps users in the area to plan bus trips, find routing information and more.
Continuing an apparent acceleration in the rollout of Apple Maps Transit data, Apple recently activated public transit directions across West Virginia, granting users in major metropolitan areas access to bus, tram and rail information.