Face ID

Thanks, Apple, for making it easy to cling to my iPhone 6S

It's launch day for the iPhone XS and XS Max. And if it seems a little muted compared to iPhone launch days past, that may be because Apple is making …


iPhone XS and XS Max Teardown

Teardown of iPhone XS and XS Max on September 21st, 2018.

Front-Facing Camera

How to upgrade to the new iPhone XS

In recent years, the iPhone setup process has changed as dramatically as the iPhones themselves. Apple just keeps making it easier to do. So easy, in fact, that there are just a few things you need to do to move from your old iPhone to a new one. And setting up a new iPhone XS from scratch isn’t …


Everything We Know About Apple's Upcoming 12.9″ and 11″ iPad Pros

New iPad Pros are coming. But you shouldn’t just expect incremental changes this year. By most of the current and most reputable rumors, the iPad Pro …

IPad Pro

iPhone's Face ID isn't perfect, but you can make it better

A new batch of iPhones has landed, and with it comes the expansion of Apple's Face ID and the ability to make your face your password.<p>Face ID is incredibly advanced facial recognition biometrics. Just glance at the phone, and it unlocks. When it works, it is pretty smooth -- but it's got its …

Apple Pay

iPhone Face ID myths, tricks and why it doesn't always work - Video - CNET

Bridget Breaks It Down<p>Bridget Breaks It Down<p>iPhone Face ID myths, tricks and why it doesn't always work<p>Mobile


How To: All Side Button Tips & Tricks You Should Be Using on Your iPhone XS, XS Max, or XR

With the iPhone X, Apple introduced a brand new way for iOS users to interact with their iPhones. Gestures took the spotlight, as they very …

Gear & Gadgets

What to do first when you get your new iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max

Video<p>By<p>The iPhone XS and XS Max will make their way into the hands of excited customers as soon as tomorrow. Before your shiny new device arrives, …


The future of the iPhone SE in an iPhone XS world

Glenn Marston:<p>When Apple’s website reappeared after shutdown for the company’s Sept. 12 product event, it displayed a list of the new X-Series …

IPhone SE

iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max are Now on Pre-Order on Flipkart

Apple’s brand new line-up of smartphones, the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max are now available for pre-order on Flipkart. You can pre-order the phones …

Credit Cards

First iOS 12.1 public beta released, includes Group FaceTime

On Thursday, Apple introduced the first public beta for iOS 12.1. Released for developers earlier this week, the update includes the Group FaceTime …

Beta Testing

HomeCam app for HomeKit cameras adds support for Siri Shortcuts, Apple Watch app, more

HomeCam, the popular HomeKit app for iOS and tvOS that allows you to view multiple video streams from your HomeKit cameras simultaneously, has received a nice update today on iOS. The update brings a new Apple Watch app, Siri Shortcut support, and more more.<p>Sylvania HomeKit Light Strip<p>We’re big …

Touch ID

Mobile Photography & Art – Tip of the Day - Set Up An Alternative Face ID in iOS 12

We have a small favour to ask. More people than ever are reading TheAppWhisperer.com and we could not be more excited about that. We bring you …


You Have No Excuse for Crappy Passwords Anymore

The password itself is crappy. It’s a fundamentally flawed mechanism for securing our accounts and data that should have died long ago. That means …


Code snippets in iOS 12.1 beta suggest new iPad to be announced this fall, possibly an iPad Pro with Face ID and an edge-to-edge notched display

IPad Pro

Apple's iPhone XS and XS Max Are Good Enough to Win Over Owners of Older iPhones

As expected, reviewers mostly judge the iPhone XS and XS Max to be just incrementally better than the iPhone X. It's worth keeping in mind, however, …


Apple iOS 12 Has 25 Great Secret Features

Alongside the new iPhone XS (guide), iPhone XS Max (guide) and iPhone XR, Apple iOS 12 has landed. While it focuses primarily on performance and stability (with mixed success), it still hides many great secret features as well…<p>Let’s take a look 25 of the best hiding beneath the surface…<p><i>‘Great</i> …


iPhone XS and XS Max review roundup: you might want to wait

The first wave of verdicts from select reviewers given early access to Apple’s latest iPhone XS and XS Max are live.<p>Gone are the traditional iPhones of yesteryear, with three devices launched all with a design in line with last year’s iPhone X. The iPhone XS is a direct replacement for the 2017 …

Galaxy Note

First iPhone XS and XS Max reviews: Great phone, but not revolutionary

Early reviews for the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max have already come in and while most of the people that have tested the new device are impresssed, this years models aren’t as big a leap as the iPhone X.<p>Testers are raving about the camera, A12 processor, big display and faster LTE. The new phones …


iPhone XS vs iPhone XS Max vs iPhone XR: all Apple's 2018 iPhones compared

By David Nield<p>Well what a show Apple had for us in California today – three new iPhones and a whole bunch of other stuff besides. Here we're going to …


2018 iPad line-up coming this fall, iOS 12 Beta suggests

Just one day after flipping the switch on iOS 12, Apple has released iOS 12.1 Beta. Aside from the main feature — Memoji syncing through iCloud — the …


iOS 12.1 beta points to 4K external display support on new iPad Pros

By<p>The latest discovery in the iOS 12.1 beta is that the software appears to support 4K external displays — something impossible on any current iOS …


新型iPad Proで「水平Face ID」がサポートされるかも?

これは便利に決まってます!<p>つい先日配布が開始された「iOS 12」ですが、そのアップデートこと「<b>iOS 12ベータ</b>」から、なんと「<b>新型iPad Pro</b>」における<b>水平モードでのFace ID使用</b>への言及が見つかっているそうなんです!<p>Face ID has support for landscape orientation (presumably for iPad only), and iOS 12.1 seems to care a lot more about whether an external display is connected (perhaps due to iPad …


10 hidden features in iOS 12

iOS 12 is here and ready to add a bunch of new features to your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Most notably, Apple focused on improving overall performance for all iOS devices. That's not really a feature that can be shown in screenshots but has to be experienced firsthand.<p>There are easier to find …


iOS 12: How to add a second person to Face ID on iPhone

While Face ID has seen overwhelmingly positive reviews on the whole, one trade-off compared to Touch ID has been the lack of support for multiple users. Fortunately, iOS 12 brings the option to add a second person for Face ID. Follow along for how to make use of this handy feature.<p>Whoosh! Screen …


Password Autofill in iOS 12 now works with 1Password, Dashlane, and LastPass

An easier way to log in to apps on mobile<p>Apple’s latest mobile operating system, iOS 12, was released to the public earlier today, and that means it’s a great time to get well acquainted with some of its more useful new features. One of those is Password Autofill, a password manager tool that lets …


Apple updates iOS Security Guide w/ details on Shortcuts, multi appearance Face ID, more

In conjunction with the release of iOS 12 today, Apple has released a new version of its iOS Security Guide. This update includes new details on the Secure Enclave, DFU and recovery mode, Screen Time, Shortcuts, and more.<p>Sylvania HomeKit Light Strip<p>Apple releases updated versions of its Security …


Code in iOS 12.1 Update Hints at Landscape Face ID Support for Upcoming iPad Pro Models

Code in the iOS 12.1 beta released this morning suggests Face ID has built-in support for landscape orientation, according to information shared by developer Steven Troughton-Smith.<p>A rendering of the upcoming iPad Pro said to be based on leaked CAD drawings<p>According to Troughton-Smith, landscape …

IPad Pro

iPhone Screen Repairs to Get Faster as Apple Moves to Software-Only Calibration Process

Apple has announced that its iPhone display calibration process no longer requires specialized hardware, according to an internal service-related document obtained by MacRumors today.<p>Starting today, Genius Bars and Apple Authorized Service Providers can calibrate the display on a repaired iPhone 6s …

MacBook Air

iPhone XS reviews are starting to come in, and there's not a lot of complaining

The first wave of reviews of Apple's latest iPhone XS and XS Max are in, and they're widely favorable.<p>Of note, it seems the major improvement can be found in the camera, especially with portrait mode and the new "smart HDR" feature that Apple introduced during its keynote event last week. Reviewers …