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Proper iOS 11 downgrade procedure detailed on Apple support page

Following up on today’s release of iOS 11 beta 2 update 1, Apple has also updated its <i>beta software</i> support page to detail the proper methods in downgrading to iOS 10. Many developers on iOS 11 beta 2 had noticed that downgrading was broken and today’s changes look to resolve that.<p>Apple’s page …

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How iOS 11 makes the iPad (mostly) better

Now Playing: Watch this: iOS 11 transforms the iPad<p>2:12<p>The iPad has slowly been growing up, both through seriously fast hardware and more versatile software. On the surface, iOS 11 promises some features that sound almost Mac-like. I've been holding out hope that these will transform the iPad into …

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iOS 11: The best new features in one handy list

iOS 11 is one of the biggest updates to Apple’s mobile OS yet, especially for iPad users. Now that it’s available in a public beta, here’s our rundown of the best features so you can decide for yourself whether to install. Spoiler alert: you probably should.<p>Apple Pay takes on Venmo and …

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iOS 11 preview: Full of promise, especially on bigger screens

As always, Apple spent a considerable chunk of WWDC earlier this month hyping up iOS 11 and all of the new features it brings. Now it's your turn to take them for a spin. The first public release of the iOS 11 beta goes live today for people participating in Apple's testing program, and we've been …

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The Best iOS 11 Features We've Tried So Far

An Improved Keyboard for iPad<p>Apple has made it easier to switch between letters and numbers on the iPad's keyboard in iOS 11. Simply drag down on a …

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Here's your first look at the biggest iPad update ever

The iPad is getting a major overhaul this year.<p>iOS 11, which is available today in beta as a public preview, adds a slew of new features to the iPad as the device inches closer to its goal of becoming a laptop replacement.<p>There's a new app for managing files, an app dock that mimics the one on your …

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You can now download iOS 11’s public beta

Download at your own risk<p>For those looking to test out the upcoming iOS 11 update, you’ll now be able to download the public beta version of the software from Apple’s website. Announced earlier this month during WWDC, iOS 11 comes with your standard tweaks and refinements, but also a huge focus on …

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iOS 11 Dock makes Handoff worth using again

Handoff is one of those iOS/Mac features that seems great, but is limited in use. But a simple tweak has made Handoff waaaay better in iOS 11. Now, instead of having a tiny app icon appear in the corner of your lock screen, Handoff apps show up right there in the new iOS 11 Dock. This simple change …

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How-To: Install iOS 11 public beta on your eligible iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

As we just noted, the iOS 11 public beta has been released for anyone who is interested in trying iOS 11 before it is officially released later this fall. That means that you don’t have to be a registered Apple developer in order to install iOS 11, as the public beta process affords a …

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17 hidden features in iOS 11

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Apple Has Released Access to the iOS 11 Public Beta

Have you been eagerly waiting these last three weeks to get your hands on iOS 11? Well wait no more. Get moving and downloading to get your hands on Apple’s latest and greatest- the iOS 11 Public Beta!<p>Follow this link to enroll your device in the Public Beta program. First you will need to log in …

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What to Do If Your Facebook Gets Hacked

If you’ve never had your Facebook hacked into, consider yourself one of the lucky few. Nearly everyone I know has had their Facebook account hacked into at some point or another. While you can never be sure no one will ever manage to get in, there are important steps you can take to make your …

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Apple Released iOS 11 Public Beta Today. This Is What You Can Do With It

The public beta of iOS 11 — the software that powers Apple's iPhone and iPad — went live today, ahead of a wide release this fall. It's full of new features, including a new GIF-esque Loop mode in pictures, person-to-person Apple Pay within iMessage, a new male voice for Siri, photos that take up …

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iOS 11 on the iPhone will upgrade your everyday experience

iOS 11 is coming.<p>This fall, iPhones and iPads will get the latest version of Apple's mobile software, first unveiled earlier in June. Developers have had access to a beta preview of iOS 11 since then, but on Monday it becomes available as a public beta. That means anyone who wants it can get it, …

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First macOS High Sierra public beta is now available [Update: coming soon]

[Update: iOS 11 public beta 1 is rolling out now, but macOS High Sierra may not be available yet. macOS High Sierra public beta is still coming soon.]<p>Apple has released the first macOS High Sierra public beta for Mac. This allows users who are not registered developers to test pre-release versions …

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How to use Type to Siri in iOS 11 (and why you’ll love it)

iOS 11 is Apple’s most keyboard-friendly version of its mobile software yet, but that doesn’t mean you have to hook up an external keyboard to use its best new keyboard-centric features. Today we’ll look at <i>Type to Siri</i>, which can be used whenever you’d usually talk to your favorite digital …

You can download Apple’s latest software right now—if you’re a daredevil

If you’re fine with living your digital life a little bit on the edge, you can now download the latest versions of Apple’s mobile operating system, iOS 11.Apple released the operating system as public betas today (June 26), which anyone with a relatively new device and an Apple account can …

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iOS 11 first look: What's new in Apple's public beta (gallery)

First look at iOS 11<p>On the left is the new lock screen, and the new home screen on the right. Some of the icons have changed, but the user interface …

iOS 11: Superhuman Siri, Drag and Drop, a Totally Remodeled App Store

The volume indicator doesn't cover the whole middle of your phone anymore! It's just a slider at the top of the display.<p>Enable the setting in …

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iOS 11 Beta: Every new feature that’ll change how you use your phone, all in one video

Apple announced iOS 11 — the forthcoming update to the operating system that powers iPhones and iPads — at the Worldwide Developers Conference …

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Now's Your Chance to be a Lab Rat for Apple iOS 11

If you’ve been patiently waiting to be a test subject for Apple’s latest iPhone operating system, today’s your lucky day.<p>Apple is set to launch iOS …

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How to Privately Browse in Safari on iPhone

If you’re planning to do some Internet scouring but want to keep your history private, there’s an easy way to do that in Safari. Gone are the days of needing a separate browsing app for privacy. Since the introduction of iOS 8, Private browsing on iPhone or iPad has become easily accessible in …

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How to download the iOS 11 public beta right now

You can now take the next version of iOS for a test drive.<p>Apple just delivered the first public beta for iOS 11, which adds a suite of new multitasking features for iPad, a redesigned Control Center, a new Files app, and a ton of other improvements that make you a lot more productive.<p>Developers …

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Apple releases iOS 11 public beta

The future of iOS is here — sort of.<p>After sharing early builds with developers, Apple has deemed the next big iOS update (iOS 11) ready for the broader beta-testing public. If you want to risk putting the unfinished software on your device, you can do just that by heading to Apple’s beta tester …

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Apple just released iOS 11 Public Beta 1 – here’s how to get it right now

The moment many of you have been waiting for is finally here: iOS 11 public beta 1 has been released, which means you can finally install it on your …

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You can download the beta version of iOS 11 for iPhones now

Want to check out all the new goodies that Apple has built into the latest version of iOS, the software that runs on iPhones and iPads?<p>Now you can — you simply have to sign up with Apple to download the beta version.<p>You can sign up for the public iOS 11 beta here.<p>iOS 11 runs on all iPhones with a …

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Install the TVOS 11 public beta on your Apple TV

Now Playing: Watch this: WWDC 2017 recap and reactions (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy, Ep. 87)<p>0:44<p>For the first time Apple TV owners have a chance to test an upcoming software update before it's done. Alongside releasing the iOS 11 public beta, Apple published TVOS 11 as part of the same beta …

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Apple’s AR is closer to reality than Google’s

Google's Tango is about the future whereas Apple's ARKit is about the present<p>Apple has often been accused of acting like it invented things that others have been doing for years. That complaint is not without merit, however Apple can lay claim to <i>transforming</i> existing things into mainstream …

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Apple releases iOS 11 preview. Here's what's new

The software improves several security features, such as nudging users to use two-factor authentication.<p>Apple has flung open the doors to early birds …

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Updated builds of iOS 11 and tvOS 11 betas now available

Apple on Monday issued a slightly revised build of iOS 11 beta 2 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, as well as an updated build of tvOS 11 for the …

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