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Topic: iOS 11

How to use Apple's latest 'USB Restricted Mode' security feature included in iOS 11.4.1

07/11/2018, 10:07 am

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.

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Testing the speed of iOS 11 versus iOS 12 on the iPhone 6 and iPad Mini 2

06/10/2018, 12:06 pm

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.

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App Store discovery improved after Apple's iOS 11 redesign, study claims

05/14/2018, 02:05 pm

The redesigned iOS App Store, launched last September, seems to have finally fulfilled developers' wishes for easier discovery, according to a recent study.

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What's new iOS 11.4 beta 4: one step forward, one step back

05/07/2018, 05:05 pm

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.

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Apple sets July compliance deadline for using iOS 11 SDK and iPhone X display in app updates

05/07/2018, 02:05 pm

Apple on Monday told developers that as of July, any app updates they submit will have to be built using the iOS 11 SDK, and support the Super Retina display on the iPhone X.

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iOS 11 now installed on 76% of compatible devices, up 11% since January

04/25/2018, 01:04 pm

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.

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First Apple HomeKit window air conditioner hits US market in time for summer

04/23/2018, 12:04 pm

After a very long "coming soon" period on Apple's HomeKit accessory list, GE has finally shipped the Energy Star 115 volt Electronic room Air Conditioner model AHP08LX with HomeKit support.

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Featured spots in iOS 11 App Store can drive app downloads up to 800 percent

04/20/2018, 03:04 pm

Apple's new "Game of the Day," "App of the Day" and other featured spots can drive downloads significantly more than prior efforts to highlight new and outstanding apps, new app analytics claim.

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Apple's iPhone 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' feature helping to reduce dangerous habits

04/18/2018, 10:04 am

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.

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Dropbox gets drag and drop support for iPad in latest update

04/18/2018, 01:04 am

Dropbox updated its iOS app on Tuesday with a few new features suited for iOS 11's iPad-centric features, including the ability to drag and drop files between folders and other apps.

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Public betas of iOS 11.4 and tvOS 11.4 are now available

04/03/2018, 01:04 pm

A day after the release of initial developer code, Apple has made the first public betas of iOS 11.4 and tvOS 11.4 available.

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Video: Everything new in iOS 11.4 including AirPlay 2, Messages in iCloud, and more

04/02/2018, 03:04 pm

The first developer beta of iOS 11.4 has been released, marking major feature additions like the arrival of AirPlay 2, Messages in iCloud and more. Check out the changes in our hands-on video.

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Video: Everything new in iOS 11.3 featuring Animoji, Battery Health, ARKit 1.5, & much more

03/30/2018, 12:03 pm

iOS 11.3 was released yesterday for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. We went beyond the release notes to find everything new in Apple latest iOS update from big features, to small tweaks.

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Apple expands Transit directions in Virginia, Missouri

03/27/2018, 11:03 pm

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.

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Apple Maps Transit directions go live in Albuquerque, NM

03/21/2018, 10:03 pm

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.

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Apple takes Transit directions live in West Virginia

03/19/2018, 06:03 pm

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.

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Apple Maps activates Transit directions in select areas of Arkansas

03/14/2018, 09:03 pm

Apple recently activated public transit directions in major metropolitan areas of Arkansas, including Little Rock and Jonesboro, further building out the Apple Maps feature for users in the U.S.

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Grayshift becomes second service to promise forensic unlocks for Apple's iPhone 8 & X

03/05/2018, 03:03 pm

Adding to the evidence that Apple's latest iPhones are no longer safe from hackers -- legal or otherwise -- a second company has come forward selling its ability to break in.

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Apple stops signing older code following iOS 11.2.6 release

03/02/2018, 07:03 pm

Apple on Friday stopped signing iOS 11.2.5 code following last week's release of iOS 11.2.6, a typical move designed to ensure iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch owners are running the latest, most secure version of the mobile operating system.

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Apple Maps expands lane guidance feature Austria, South Africa, and Switzerland

02/28/2018, 05:02 pm

Apple recently expanded its Apple Maps lane guidance feature to cover Austria, South African and Switzerland, providing users in those countries access to localized onscreen assets designed to keep drivers abreast of upcoming highway or freeway deviations.

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