An accessibility feature for the hearing impaired will receive a notable upgrade in iOS 12. “Live Listen,” a feature originally introduced in 2014 to enable hearing aid integration in iOS will soon be able to work with Apple’s AirPods in addition to MFi hearing aid devices.
The use of the side and volume up buttons to take screenshots on the iPhone X results in many accidental screenshots due to their position on the sides of the device where users normally grab onto. Here’s how Apple is hoping to improve the iPhone screenshots experience in iOS 12.
SAN JOSE – Here’s something you may not have noticed about Apple’s WWDC keynote: everything Apple announced will be free—here’s the complete list of new products and features Apple announced during the WWDC 2018 keynote.
Kelly Guimont and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet at Apple’s 2018 Worldwide Developer Conference to look at iOS 12 and macOS Mojave 10.14 password management, device compatibility, and also Shortcuts and Workflow.
Automatic updates may soon be available to iPhone and iPad users as part of iOS 12, enabling system and security updates to install without user intervention. But the risks of having your iPhone unexpectedly unavailable may mean that this will be an exclusively opt-in feature.
SAN JOSE – With the addition of Do Not Disturb, greater Notifications controls, and Screen Time, Apple is giving users the ability to better manage their mobile time. Parents can also use Screen Time to give their kids time allowances.
SAN JOSE – The next major update for the company’s mobile platform focused on Siri skills, performance, improved communication, enhanced augmented reality tools, and addiction controls.
Dave Hamilton and Jeff Gamet share their reactions to the 2018 Worldwide Developer Conference keynote presentation where Apple showed off iOS 12, watchOS 5, tvOS 12, and macOS Mojave 10.14.
After leaving KGI Securities, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is back to predict “more aggressive” iPhone pricing for the upcoming 2018 models. Kuo believes that Apple wants to reassure investors concerned with the iPhone X’s $1,000 base price, as well as make technologies like Face ID more accessible.
A new rumor is out just ahead of next weeks Worldwide Developer Conference keynote presentation: ARKit is going to add the ability to let two people see the same virtual scene at the same time.
Earth globes without geopolitical markings have a special place in my heart, and AstroReality is adding an extra level of coolness to that with its EARTH: An immersive AR/AI experience & model of our planet. The hand painted globe is beautiful all on its own but kicks it up a notch with a companion iPhone and Android AR app that shows you details about our planet, animates weather patterns, explores animal migrations, and more. It’s a Kickstarter project that’s already hit its funding goal. Once the campaign reaches US$120,000 they’ll add in a scale-size moon called LUNAR Mini. A single EARTH model costs $199 and AstroReality expects to start shipping in November.
The company added “Creative Sets for more ad variations” for better user targeting.
The Omni Group just released OmniFocus 3 for the iPhone and iPad, and it’s loaded with new features. The new version of the task management app adds the ability to batch edit multiple tasks, makes it easier to set up repeating tasks, includes customizable inspectors to show just the features you use, improves Forecast view, and more. OmniFocus 3 is a free download with a two-week trial. It offers in-app purchases for the standard version at US$39.99 and the Pro version at $59.99. It’s available at Apple’s iPhone and iPad App Store.
So this is a surprise: Apple released iOS 11.4.1 Developer Beta just a day after the public release of iOS 11.4, and only five days ahead of 2018 Worldwide Developer Conference.
Siri on HomePod can check your Calendar thanks to the HomePod 11.4 software update. You’ll have to enable Personal Requests first, which takes just a few steps. Here’s how to do it.
Apple rolled out the official public release of iOS 11.4 for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch on Tuesday. The update finally gives us AirPlay 2 support, including multi-room speaker support for HomePod.
Philips Hue smart light users got a nice surprise Tuesday morning with a big update to the Hue controller app for the iPhone. Hue 3.0 sports a new interface that’s easier to use, controls for individual lights instead of just groups, an improved color picker, new scenes, the ability to use the art in a room to create light scenes, and more. The Hue 3.0 app is a free download at Apple’s App Store.
Apple is reportedly transitioning away from LCD for all iPhone display panels in favor of OLED.