Apple released iOS 11.1.2 on Thursday, a bug fix release for two iPhone X problems.
Niantic, the makers of Pokémon Go, and WB Games have pre-announced Harry Potter Wizards Unite, an augmented reality world based on JK Rowling’s enduringly popular books.
Oh my, but this makes me laaaaugh. Ohio State University trolled Apple for the now-corrected iOS autocorrect bug that turned the letter “i” into an A with a mystery symbol. And it was some pretty expect trolling. Below is a tweet iDownloadBlog found from someone at the college’s football game against Oklahoma State University. There are other tweets, too, but the point is that’s some funny ^#%@.
— Ohfoodtruckfind (@OHfoodtruckfind) November 11, 2017
The iPhone X’s Face ID feature is awesome! Unless it’s not. If you’re having trouble getting yours to work properly and consistently, you can try a reset. We’ll tell you how to do just that in today’s Quick Tip!
Included in this release cycle is a Now Playing control for Apple TV in Control Center, a bug fix for Calculator, and Apple Pay Cash.
The autocorrect bug has been intermittently annoying a subset of users since the release of iOS 11.1.
This works on the iPhone X, or other models as long as you’re running iOS 11.
iOS 11 brought battery life issues for many – but not all – users, and Dave and John have a few solutions for those affected. But that’s not all you get, of course. Many tips, questions answered, and Cool Stuff Found round out the episode, including cable modem picks, iPhone X discussion, wireless charging devices, and an interesting backup analysis from a listener. Download, press play, and enjoy!
Included in this release cycle is a Now Playing control for Apple TV in Control Center, as well as a bug fix for Calculator.
Amazon is making it easier to see how stuff looks in your home before you click the Buy button. The online retailer’s latest iPhone app update adds in ARKit support so you can virtually place items in your home while you’re shopping.
The “Magnifier” feature on iOS has been around for a while, but now you can add it to Control Center for quick access. We’ll show you how to do that (and why you’d want to!) in today’s Quick Tip.
Other changes include bug fixes for Photos, Accessibility, notifications, an annoying bug that kept some app icons from showing on Apple Watch, and more.
While the Camera app in iOS is pretty good at setting this automatically, it’s nice to be able to change the key photo to your own personal favorite.
The Loop effect is great for photos where the subject is already moving continuously.
This type of photography is used for night photos, light trails, clouds, water, or stars. It records something that regular photos cannot: time.
Ouch. That seems a bit drastic, and is it even legal?
Did you know that FaceTime on both the Mac and on iOS will now let you take Live Photos while you’re on a video call? Well, if that question shot as many shivers down your spine as it did Melissa Holt’s, you’ve gotta come read this Quick Tip. She’s going to tell us all how to turn it off!
You won’t be able to see the effect on macOS High Sierra, but you can still have fun with Bounce on your iPhone and iPad.
The patch notes are the same as iOS 11.1 Developer Beta 4, making this release a bug-fixes and continued-optimization release.