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Topic: iOS

Everything new with HomePod in iOS 13

06/08/2019, 12:06 pm

Alongside iOS 13 and macOS Catalina, the HomePod will be gaining an array of new features making it a far more capable device. Let's go through all the new features arriving for HomePod with iOS 13.

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Apple Pencil gets impressive updates with iPadOS

06/08/2019, 11:06 am

During WWDC, Apple announced iPadOS which not only grants a ton of new features to the iPad, but also gives the Apple Pencil a few new features and improvements. Let's dig into what's new.

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How to use external storage on iPad and iPhone with iOS 13

06/07/2019, 03:06 pm

With iPadOS and iOS 13, Apple is finally adding much-requested support for external storage connectivity on iPhone and iPad. There is a lot of details to parse through so we've done the legwork to lay out everything you need to know about using hard drives and other external media with iOS 13 and iPadOS.

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Hands on with iOS 13 'Look Around' in Apple Maps

06/07/2019, 02:06 pm

Apple is improving Apple Maps with the newly announced "Look Around," an interactive neighborhood map rival to Google's Street View.

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Hands on with Apple's new voice control accessibility feature in iOS 13

06/07/2019, 12:06 pm

Accessibility is getting a major upgrade in iOS 13 and macOS Catalina -- adding not just the ability to use a mouse with iOS, but also granting users the ability to control their devices using only their voice.

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Hands on with Apple's new Memoji stickers in iOS 13

06/07/2019, 09:06 am

In iOS 13, users will be able to customize their own personal Memoji for use in an updated Memoji sticker pack that can be sent to nearly everybody with an iPhone. We took a look at the iOS 13 beta to see what updates we can look forward to when it releases.

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All the changes coming to HomeKit in iOS 13

06/06/2019, 02:06 pm

HomeKit is getting more powerful than ever with a major update in iOS 13 both in terms of functionality and app improvements. Here are all the features and changes coming in the iOS 13 update.

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Apple's Federighi and Joswiak talk iOS 13, macOS, Mac Pro and more in interview

06/05/2019, 11:06 pm

Following the Worldwide Developers Conference keynote, Apple executives Craig Federighi and Greg Joswiak went into more detail about Monday's announcements, including how the Mac Pro had to be 'something special,' and how iPadOS is less of a marketing ploy and more something that was needed for iPad as a platform.

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Apple to block third-party access to Notes field in Contacts with iOS 13

06/05/2019, 08:06 pm

Apple's iOS 13 will block third-party apps from accessing the "Notes" field when requesting data from Contacts, addressing a little known but potentially impactful security hole in the company's mobile operating system.

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Apple's Find My feature requires two devices, boasts extreme security safeguards

06/05/2019, 06:06 pm

A report on Wednesday digs deep into Apple's new Find My service, an upcoming iOS 13 and macOS Catalina feature that leverages encrypted crowdsourced data to pinpoint the location of a missing or stolen iPhone, iPad or Mac.

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Everything new coming to CarPlay in iOS 13

06/05/2019, 02:06 pm

In its first major overhaul since its original debut, CarPlay is gaining a wealth of new features with the launch of iOS 13. Here is every new feature and changing coming to Apple's automotive platform.

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Spotify, Pandora, and other music apps could gain Siri playback controls

06/05/2019, 01:06 pm

Siri could be used to play music from third-party streaming services like Spotify in iOS 13, iPadOS, and HomePod, with a change to SiriKit enabling verbal control of tracks and podcasts being played in non-Apple apps via the virtual assistant, without requiring the use of Siri Shortcuts.

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Here's how to see Apple's new Mac Pro & Pro Display XR in your office with your iPhone or iPad

06/05/2019, 11:06 am

Apple has allowed users to take advantage of augmented reality on an an iPhone or iPad to see how the new Mac Pro and Pro Display in their home or office.

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App & Web developers asked to put 'Sign in with Apple' above all other sign-in buttons

06/05/2019, 09:06 am

Apple's rules for the upcoming "Sign in with Apple" feature in iOS 13 include urging developers to put its button above any social media alternatives, according to official Human Interface Guidelines.

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Mouse support in iOS 13 and iPadOS includes USB and Bluetooth devices

06/04/2019, 10:06 pm

Apple on Tuesday elaborated on mouse support in iOS 13 and iPadOS, saying both USB and Bluetooth devices will be recognized by the operating systems. The company made it clear, however, that the feature is designed specifically for a subset of users who have difficulty interacting with touch screen interfaces.

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ARKit 3 features restricted to latest iPhones and iPads

06/04/2019, 09:06 pm

Apple's upcoming ARKit 3 feature set, which include People Occlusion and motion capture, will only be available to users of current-generation iPhones and iPads, the company revealed this week.

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Apple posts WWDC Platform State of the Union video with deeper dive on new features

06/04/2019, 05:06 pm

Apple delivered it's Platform State of the Union yesterday, announcing major overhauls and new tools for the way that developers create apps. Apple has posted a video of the presentation, with the main things for developers to focus on for the rest of the event.

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How to master Dark Mode in iOS 13 & iPadOS

06/04/2019, 04:06 pm

Apple put a significant amount of effort into developing Dark Mode on iPhone and iPad. Here is everything you need to know to master the new inky appearance when iOS 13 is available for all, later in 2019.

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'Sign in with Apple' about convenience of social media sign-on 'without the tracking part'

06/04/2019, 03:06 pm

Apple's "Sign in with Apple" feature, coming to iOS 13 apps this fall, is about acknowledging the convenience of social media sign-on options from Google, Facebook, and Twitter without the "heavy privacy price," the company's software technology VP said in an interview.

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Craig Federighi says iPadOS created because iPad is now a 'truly distinct experience'

06/04/2019, 01:06 pm

The splintering of the iPad-specific "iPadOS" from the iPhone's "iOS" is due to it being a "truly distinct experience" separate from the company's other platforms, according to Apple's Craig Federighi in a post-WWDC keynote interview.

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