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iOS 11.4 beta 2 now available, includes (PRODUCT)RED wallpaper on certain iPhones [Video]

Two weeks after the original developer beta, Apple has released iOS 11.4 beta 2 for testing. iOS 11.4 includes unreleased features like AirPlay 2 and Messages on iCloud. We’ll dig in to the new version and detail changes below.<p>New in iOS 11.4<p>Messages in iCloud has returned for testing after being …

IPhone 8

iFixit speculates iOS 11.3 touchscreen issues aren’t purposeful, just software bugs

Last week, reports started popping up that iOS 11.3 was bricking devices that had been repaired with third-party screens. A pair of other issues have also emerged, including the new Battery Health feature not supporting aftermarket batteries and auto brightness and True Tone failing on the iPhone …

IPhone 8

watchOS 4.3.1 beta 2 for Apple Watch now available

watchOS 4.3.1 beta 2 for Apple Watch is now available for developer testing. While the new update is light on new features, it does include a new warning when launching older apps.<p>Starting with the first watchOS 4.3.1 beta, Apple is now warning users that support for older apps will go away with a …

Smartwatches

watchOS 4.3.1 suggests future support for third party watch faces

Ever since the Apple Watch was introduced, developers have been asking for the ability to create their own watch faces. Currently, only Apple can provide watch faces, while some of them have content from Pixar and Disney. The reasons for the lack of third party faces can be many, including Apple’s …

Apple Watch

Apple Watch Series 4: The Latest Rumors and What to Expect This Fall

You are using an <b>outdated</b> browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.<p>That iThingy You're Wearing<p>The Apple Watch Series 4 is …

Apple

Apple Watch beta includes warning for old apps, suggests watchOS 5 will drop support

The latest watchOS beta, 4.3.1, introduces a new alert when launching original watchOS 1 WatchKit applications, hinting that such apps may be dropped entirely in watchOS 5.<p>Back when the initial round of betas released for iOS 11.4, tvOS 11.4, and macOS 10.13.5, it was interesting to note that we …

Smartwatches

iOS 11.3 breaks iPhone 8 touchscreens replaced by third parties

If you have an iPhone 8 touchscreen that wasn’t repaired by Apple, you must not install iOS 11.3. Your touchscreen could stop working.<p>This problem hasn’t been acknowledged by Apple, but independent phone repair companies are reporting that many iPhone 8 touchscreens they replaced stopped working …

IPhone 8

Apple Facing Lawsuit Over Heart Rate Sensor in Apple Watch

Apple is facing a lawsuit from Omni MedSci, a company that says Apple is infringing on its patented technology with the Apple Watch's heart rate sensor, reports <i>Axios</i>.<p>Omni MedSci claims to have met with Apple from 2014 until 2016, but Apple ultimately ended discussions for a partnership and then …

Apple Watch

AirPort Express showing up in iOS 11.4 Home app, suggests AirPlay 2 speaker support on the way

With the return of AirPlay 2 in iOS 11.4, it appears that Apple still has some tricks up its sleeve. Readers and Redditors are reporting that the AirPort Express (the ‘latest’ model released in 2012) is showing up as a speaker accessory in the Home app.<p>This suggests the new AirPort Express will …

Airports

Apple Seeds First Beta of iOS 11.4 to Developers [Updated]

Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming iOS 11.4 update to developers, a little under a week after releasing iOS 11.3, an update that introduced a wide range of new features like Battery Health for monitoring the status of your iPhone's battery, Business Chat in Messages, ARKit 1.5 with …

iOS

First watchOS 4.3.1 beta released to developers

Following today’s release of tvOS 11.4 and iOS 11.4 to developers, Apple is now rolling out its first beta of watchOS 4.3.1 to developers as well.<p>With it being a point release, we don’t expect anything new to show up in this beta, other than overall bug fixes and stability improvements.<p>The latest …

Apple Music

The New Apple Watch Bands Unveiled for Autumn 2018

Each season brings a fresh batch of ideas, styles and colours so it’s only natural that you would want to refresh your Apple Watch band. For Autumn …

Smartwatches

The One Thing Nobody Has Told You About Apple iOS 11.3: Why The HomeKit Upgrade Is A Game-Changer

The arrival of iOS 11.3 has been largely reported, including Amit Chowdhry’s typically brilliant and detailed analysis on Forbes, which is a great read.<p>But most commentators have ignored or at best skimmed over one element of the release in a paragraph: the update to HomeKit which could have big …

Home Automation

iOS 11.3 lets you prevent Apple from throttling your aging iPhone

Apple came under fire last December for intentionally throttling the performance of iPhones with aging batteries, without informing users first. It’s now released iOS 11.3, which comes with a bunch of new features, including an option to disable said throttling.<p>Apple noted that it slowed down …

Apps

How to stream Apple Music on Apple Watch Series 3 without iPhone

Apple’s strategy for Music control on watchOS has changed significantly over the years, and as of watchOS 4.3, the company has finally added support for the full Apple Music library back onto the Apple Watch’s Music app.<p>While it’s not completely obvious, it is now possible to stream your entire …

Apple Watch

How to Use the Coolest New Features in iOS 11.3

If you were expecting Apple to wait a week until its new iPad starts shipping to officially launch iOS 11.3, you lost that bet. iOS 11.3, a one-day …

Apple Music

Apple releases iOS 11.3 with iPhone battery management, new Animoji, and more

After beta testing the update since January, Apple today is rolling out iOS 11.3 for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The new version has a slew of additions, including new Animoji characters for the iPhone X, improved ARKit for more advanced augmented reality, and the ability to turn off …

Personal Information

watchOS 4.3 for Apple Watch coming today with iPhone Music control, smarter Siri watch face, more (U: Now available)

Apple is officially releasing watchOS 4.3 for all Apple Watches today. The latest software update includes several new features and changes including restored Music control for iPhone libraries from Apple Watch, more data points on the Siri watch face, portrait orientation for Nightstand Mode, …

Apple Watch

Apple pushes modest, but handy updates for watchOS, tvOS and HomePod

Apple is updating nearly all of its operating systems today. Alongside the newest iOS 11.3, the company has released new versions for its tvOS, WatchOS and HomePod, which is getting its first post-launch update. Unfortunately, the hotly-anticipated AirPlay 2 is nowhere to be found.<p>For tvOS 11.3, …

Smartwatches

iOS 11.3 arrives with new battery features and more

The first major iOS update of 2018 has finally arrived, bringing a host of new features and improvements to the iPhone and iPad.<p>Apple initially released iOS 11.3 yesterday just for the only available to download on the new 9.7-inch iPad Apple. Now the software update is finally available to all …

App Store

iOS 11.3 suggests new Pride face coming to Apple Watch

Apple just released a new build of iOS 11.3 for the new 9.7-inch iPad announced yesterday. This build looks like it’ll be the final or golden master version of iOS 11.3. As is usual with GM or final builds, Apple tends to keep some new features secret until then, redacting them from developer and …

Apple Watch

Apple makes iOS more school-friendly with ClassKit educational framework | Ars Technica

New tools give teachers, students, and administrators more power in the classroom.<p>CHICAGO—Educators will have new ways to use iOS in schools thanks …

Teaching

New redesigned Apple Watch Series 4 rumored to arrive later this year

With a bigger screen<p>Apple is likely to release redesigned Apple Watch Series 4 models in the fall, according to a report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. As <i>9to5Mac</i> notes, the updated watches should have larger displays, enhanced health monitoring, and a longer battery life.<p>While Kuo is …

Apple Watch

Apple announces new Watch bands with ‘vibrant colors for spring’

Just as it did last year on the first day of spring, Apple has announced a new collection of Apple Watch bands with ‘vibrant colors and unique designs.’<p>The new bands include Sport, Nylon and classic buckle designs as well as special Nike and Hermès models …<p>This season’s updates include Woven Nylon …

Smartwatches

iOS 11.3 Beta 6 vs iOS 11.2.6 Speed Test (Video)

We have see a number of speed tests of the betas of iOS 11.3 and now we have one of the latest one, iOS 11.3 Beta 6 vs iOS 11.2.6 Speed Test .<p>In the …

Apple releases iOS 11.3 beta 6 for iPhone and iPad (U: Public beta too)

That new iOS 11.3 beta from Monday? It’s already out of date. In a special Friday release, Apple has seeded iOS 11.3 beta 6 to registered developers to test on iPhone and iPad. We’ll dig in to the new version and detail any changes below. (Update: iOS 11.3 beta 6 is also now available for public …

watchOS 4.3 beta 6 for Apple Watch developers now available

Apple has released watchOS 4.3 beta 6 for registered developers to test on Apple Watch. We’ll dig in to the new version and detail changes below.<p>New in watchOS 4.3<p>Beta 1-2<p>‘Apple Watch’ now ‘Speaker’ in Control Center AirPlay<br>• iPhone Music control restored in Music app on Apple Watch, can AirPlay from …

iOS 11.3 is coming: Get your iPhone and iPad ready for the upgrade

Here's what you need to do to make sure that your upgrade goes smoothly and you don't lose any data.<p><i>Video: iOS 11 bug crashes iPhones and disables</i> …

Apps

Apple will unveil the next generation of iOS and macOS on June 4th

Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference will be held in June this year. Apple is planning to return to San Jose again in 2018, between June 4th and June 8th this time around. Developers can apply for tickets now through March 22 at 10AM PT / 1PM ET through Apple’s WWDC site, and tickets will …

Apps

watchOS 4.3 beta 5 for Apple Watch developers now available

Apple has released watchOS 4.3 beta 5 for registered developers to test on Apple Watch. We’ll dig in to the new version and detail changes below.<p>New in watchOS 4.3<p>Beta 1-2<p>‘Apple Watch’ now ‘Speaker’ in Control Center AirPlay<br>• iPhone Music control restored in Music app on Apple Watch, can AirPlay from …