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Topic: iOS 12

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 XR

09/20/2018, 12:09 pm

The iPhone XR starts arriving on Friday. Before your shiny new device arrives, take a minute to do these eight simple steps to ensure that you're getting the most out of your investment, and have a smooth migration from your old device.

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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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iOS 12.1 beta points to 4K external display support on new iPad Pros

09/19/2018, 02:09 pm

The latest discovery in the iOS 12.1 beta is that the software appears to support 4K external displays -- something impossible on any current iOS device, even when using Apple's HDMI adapter.

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Hands on: Google Maps in CarPlay fights Apple Maps for your dashboard

09/19/2018, 11:09 am

After being teased during WWDC, we finally have our hand on Google Maps in Apple's CarPlay. AppleInsider takes a spin to see how it compares to Apple's own option.

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Everything new in iOS 12.1 beta 1: Group FaceTime returns!

09/18/2018, 03:09 pm

The first developer beta of iOS 12.1 has been seeded to developers. AppleInsider takes the plunge to discover any new features or changes buried within.

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Inside iOS 12: AutoFill gives password manager apps on your iPhone a big boost

09/18/2018, 01:09 pm

After years of steadily absorbing features like suggesting strong passwords and remembering the ones you've got, iOS 12 now gives back to password manager developers. The new AutoFill lets your third-party password manager be on tap in more places and much more easily. AppleInsider unlocks what you do -- and where the unexpected limitations are.

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Apple details Siri Shortcuts, Screen Time, student ID cards, more in updated iOS Security Guide

09/17/2018, 07:09 pm

Following the release of iOS 12, Apple on Monday issued as revised version of its iOS Security Guide detailing new features and system improvements including Siri Suggestions, the new Shortcuts app, Screen Time and more.

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Updates bring Password Autofill support to 1Password, Dashlane, Keeper and LastPass

09/17/2018, 05:09 pm

Updates to popular iOS titles 1Password, Dashlane, LastPass and Keeper deliver support for Apple's Password Autofill tool, a built-in password management extension that is now open to third-party apps in iOS 12.

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How your favorite apps are embracing Siri Shortcuts

09/17/2018, 03:09 pm

Both iOS 12 and Apple's Shortcuts app launched today to the masses. AppleInsider has rounded up some of the most popular apps to include support for Siri Shortcuts and walks through some of the possibilities for them.

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Shortcuts launches on App Store as update to Workflow

09/17/2018, 01:09 pm

Apple's new Shortcuts app has been released on the App Store today, showing as an update to the Workflow app. It is launching alongside iOS 12 and watchOS 5.

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Apple's iOS 12 is here, adding improved performance, Life Balance features, Memoji, Augmented Reality, ARKit 2, and more

09/17/2018, 01:09 pm

Apple released iOS 12 on Monday five days after its announcements of the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR. The new OS features better performance for older devices, Augmented Reality and ARKit 2, new life balance tools, and tweaks to Siri, Photos and Apple News.

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Apple seeds Shortcuts GM build to developers ahead of release

09/14/2018, 05:09 pm

Apple on Friday seeded the "Golden Master" build of marquee iOS 12 app Shortcuts to developers via TestFlight ahead of a scheduled launch next week.

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