Apple released the first public beta of iOS 11 on Monday, following through on its promise to give users a taste of the next major iPhone and iPad operating system.
If you have an older iPhone or iPad running iOS 11 Developer Beta 2 there’s a good chance you’re seeing an update today.
Apple’s motivation for removing the handy feature, as well as the permanence of the its absence, are unknown. But, hey, it’s a beta.
Only a few airports and malls are currently supported, but Apple will be adding more as the public release of iOS 11 approaches.
Apple released developer beta 2 for iOS 11, watchOS 4, tvOS 11, and macOS High Sierra Wednesday afternoon.
Where’s Apple going with ARKit in iOS 11? Bryan and Jeff weigh the pros and cons of mobile-device AR versus goggle/glasses AR. They also talk about Bryan’s cockamamie idea for iBooks inside Apple Stores, and go deep on some listener email on HomePod and Apple Car.
Improvements to iBooks in iOS 11 I’d like to see include barcode scanning and book playlists.
College students and recently single grown ups, rejoice! Ikea is Apple’s augmented reality launch partner, which means you’ll be able to try out furniture in your home or apartment through your iPhone or iPad. Ikea plans to let you view furniture from their catalog in your rooms without having to make a trip to your local store. Just take photos of your rooms and place photorealistic furniture where ever you want to decide if it looks good, or even fits, before you buy. The retailer is committed to its AR push in a big way, too, because it plans to show new products in the app before they appear in other places. Ikea is shooting to have their app ready to go when iOS 11 officially launches this fall.
Steven Sinofsky was the former executive of Microsoft’s Windows Division, but, surprisingly, he has some remarkable things to say about Apple’s recent WWDC keynote.
The beta version of iOS 11 has been in developer’s hands for only a few days and we’re already seeing some impressive examples of what’s possible with ARKit augmented reality.
This guide will work for the iOS 11 developer beta and public beta.
Apple’s WWDC keynote was a hardware bonanza, but Apple still faces some distinct challenges derived corporate culture and some self-inflicted weaknesses.
Yes, you’ll get to hear Siri’s new voice.
A feature in iOS 11 called DeviceCheck lets developers fingerprint your iPhone persistently, even if you factory reset it.
iOS 11 brings new features to Live Photos, Memories, facial recognition, photo storage, and Portrait Mode.
Jeff Butts is still using Reflector 2, but not nearly as often.
There were at least 11 software-related announcements during Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC).
You get personalized recommendations and a new way to slim down how much apps take up space on your iOS device.
From what we’ve seen so far, you’re sure to love the new version of Apple’s mobile operating system.
Now that the developer preview of iOS 11 is out following Monday’s Worldwide Developer Conference keynote, Jeff Butts and Bryan Chaffin join jeff Gamet to talk about hands-on experiences with some of the new features.