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Topic: iOS 12

How to switch on iOS 12's Safari favicons for easier tab navigation

10/13/2018, 09:10 am

Something we almost take for granted on desktop Web browsers is favicons -- tiny icons that identify a tab at a glance, which can be particularly handy when you have a dozen open at a time.

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VoiceOver bug lets hackers view iPhone photos, send them to another device

10/12/2018, 10:10 pm

Amateur iOS hacker Jose Rodriguez on Friday unearthed another obscure, yet effective, lock screen bypass that leans on an unpatched bug in VoiceOver to gain unauthorized access to photos on a target device.

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Apple says half of all iOS devices are now running iOS 12

10/11/2018, 03:10 pm

Apple has confirmed iOS 12 is on over half of all devices produced by the company, with the latest official figures indicating 53 percent of compatible iPhones, iPads, and iPod touch models running the latest iteration of the mobile operating system.

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Apple ceases iOS 11.4.1 signing following release of iOS 12

10/08/2018, 08:10 pm

Apple on Monday stopped signing code for iOS 11.4.1, the last version of iOS to be issued prior to the release of iOS 12 in September.

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iOS 12.0.1 update available, fixes Wi-fi connectivity on iPhone XS, Lightning charging issues

10/08/2018, 12:10 pm

Apple has issued a sub-point release for iOS 12.0.1, knocking out a few bugs involving charging, Wi-Fi connectivity, and sporadic Bluetooth connections.

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What iOS 12 'critical alerts' are, and how to turn them on

10/07/2018, 09:10 am

Many of iOS 12's notification features are intended to remove distractions, but "critical alerts" are meant to do the opposite. Apple hasn't said much about them -- so what are they, and how do they work?

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iCloud server spy chip claims, iPhone XS selfies, more on the AppleInsider Podcast

10/05/2018, 08:10 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Neil and Victor discuss Bloomberg's claims of a spy chip implanted in Apple and Amazon's servers, the vociferous rebuttal, .reports of problems installing Mojave, iOS 12 charging difficulties, and more!

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iOS 12 adoption outpacing iOS 11 roughly two weeks after launch

10/04/2018, 04:10 pm

Unofficial analytics data indicates that iPhone and iPad owners are installing iOS 12 faster than they did iOS 11, though usage is still neck-and-neck about two weeks after iOS 12's launch.

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How to leave the iOS 12 beta program now that it has been released

10/03/2018, 02:10 pm

You only signed up for the iOS 12 beta because you couldn't wait to see the new features. It's a little tricker to get off the iOS beta than it is the macOS one, but AppleInsider shows you how to return to the regular updates.

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What's new in iOS 12.1 beta 2 -- bug fixes, emoji, and charging fix

10/02/2018, 04:10 pm

The second beta of iOS 12.1 has arrived and with it comes several improvements. Notably, it includes over 70 new emoji, a fix for the charging bug introduced in iOS 12, and performance improvements.

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Apple teases iOS 12.1 release that will add 70 new emoji to Messages

10/02/2018, 01:10 pm

More than 70 new emoji will be coming soon to iOS 12 and macOS Mojave, including new characters with red hair, gray hair and curly hair, a new emoji for bald people, more emotive smiley faces and additional emoji representing animals, sports and food.

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Apple's Greg Joswiak argues most people will keep iOS 12's Screen Time on, change behavior

10/01/2018, 04:10 pm

Screen Time, one of the key additions in iOS 12, is meant to give people access to data that can influence their behavior without imposing hard limits, Apple marketing VP Greg Joswiak said in a recent podcast interview.

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How to keep notifications in iOS 12 under control with Instant Tuning

09/29/2018, 08:09 am

Some iPhone and iPad apps abuse notifications, using them for glorified advertising or bombarding you with so much information that it becomes pointless. A new feature in iOS 12, "Instant Tuning," makes it easier to keep notifications in line.

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Complex iOS 12 passcode bypasses grant access to iPhone Contacts and Photos

09/28/2018, 11:09 pm

A pair of extremely involved passcode bypasses discovered in Apple's latest iOS 12 can grant attackers access to Contacts and Photo data on a user's iPhone, including models protected by Face ID.

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Hands on: Use your iPhone and Apple CarPlay to access Waze while driving

09/28/2018, 02:09 pm

AppleInsider goes hands-on with a first look of Waze's popular navigation app running in Apple CarPlay -- complete with incident reports and police alerts.

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How to automate macOS Mojave if you like Siri Shortcuts in iOS 12

09/24/2018, 01:09 pm

Siri Shortcuts speeds up your use of iOS but doesn't work on macOS. Yet there are many, many Mac tools that will take this shortcut automation so very much further. AppleInsider automatically saves keystrokes, automates backups, moves windows and controls apps.

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New builds of iOS 12.1 beta released to support iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max

09/21/2018, 02:09 pm

Apple has issued new builds of iOS 12.1 beta to support the latest iPhone XS and XS Max that includes the delayed Group FaceTime feature.

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What to do first when you get your new iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max

09/20/2018, 12:09 pm

The iPhone XS and XS Max will make their way into the hands of excited customers as soon as tomorrow. Before your shiny new device arrives, review these eight simple steps to ensure that you're getting the most out of your investment.

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Apple debuts Bitcoin glyphs in iOS 12 via Shortcuts app

09/20/2018, 11:09 am

While iOS still offers no Bitcoin emoji and Apple doesn't allow crypto mining in apps, there are now two different Bitcoin glyphs, part of the Siri Shortcuts app.

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Installation rate for iOS 12 slightly trailing iOS 11 in first 48 hours after release

09/19/2018, 03:09 pm

One in ten iOS devices have been updated to run iOS 12 in the first 48 hours after its public release, according to data from one analytics firm, with the adoption rate putting the latest version of Apple's mobile system slightly behind that of the previous milestone release, iOS 11.

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