iOS 11

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 augmented reality improvements, new …

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Zendesk Announces Support for Business Chat in Messages

Zendesk is partnering with Apple to introduce support for the Business Chat beta feature that’s available in the Messages app on iOS devices running the new iOS 11.3 update. With Business Chat integration, retailers who use Zendesk tools for customer support will be able to interact with customers using the Messages app, providing more prompt …

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Apple Releases iOS 11.3 With Battery Health Tool, ARKit 1.5, Business Chat, New Animoji, and More

Apple today released iOS 11.3, the twelfth official update to the iOS 11 operating system that first came out in September of 2017. iOS 11.3 comes more than a month the launch of iOS 11.2.6, a minor update that fixed a bug causing crashes due to the incorrect rendering of a character in the Indian …

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iOS 11.3 Release Notes Appear to Have Leaked With No Mention of Messages on iCloud or AirPlay 2

French developer Pierre Blazquez today shared what he claims are the final iOS 11.3 release notes, supposedly obtained from Apple’s servers. His tweet contains images of the release notes in English for the United States. Apple blog Mac4Ever shared the release notes in French, which we’ve translated and embedded below in English. While there aren’t …

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Apple Adds New 'Music Videos' Section to Apple Music Ahead of iOS 11.3 Release

Apple this morning added a new Music Videos section to its Apple Music streaming service for $9.99 monthly subscribers. The new section is accessed by way of the Browse panel in iTunes on macOS and iOS 11, and is currently showcasing several music videos that have been available on the service for some time, along …

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Apple Releases iOS 11.3 Update Solely for New iPad

Apple today released the long-awaited iOS 11.3 update, but it appears the software is only available for download on the sixth-generation iPad, which was announced yesterday at an education event in Chicago. The sixth-generation iPad went on sale yesterday, but the first orders won’t be delivered until later this week and the device is not …

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Quick Takes: There Will Be iOS 11.4, Apple Watch Trade-Up Program Expands, and More

In addition to our standalone articles covering the latest news and rumors at MacRumors, this Quick Takes column provides a bite-sized recap of other headlines about Apple and its competitors on weekdays. Today’s edition of Quick Takes focuses on tidbits from Apple’s education-themed event at Lane Tech College Prep High School in Chicago today. For …

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How to Control and Tweak a True Tone Display on iPhone and iPad

Last year, Apple brought a display feature called True Tone to its flagship iPhone line-up for the first time, following the technology’s debut in 2016 with the 9.7-inch iPad Pro. True Tone works by adjusting the color temperature of a device’s screen to match the surrounding ambient light, so that images on the display appear …

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How to Set Up and Use Accessibility Shortcut in iOS 11

Apple includes a raft of accessibility options in iOS 11 to meet the various needs of its users, allowing them to customize their iPhone and iPad interface in several helpful ways. To make these features quicker to access, Apple also includes an Accessibility Shortcut feature in iOS 11 that, once set up, can be invoked …

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Data Extraction Company Cellebrite Advertising New Software for Cracking Devices Running iOS 11

Israel-based software developer Cellebrite, known for breaking into mobile devices like the iPhone to obtain sensitive data, recently began informing customers that it can circumvent the security of iOS devices running iOS 11, reports Forbes. With a way to break into iPhones running iOS 11, Cellebrite can potentially crack most of the iPhones available on …

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Apple's Elk Grove Repair Facility Makes ~20 Accidental 911 Calls a Day

Repair technicians who work at Apple’s repair facility in Elk Grove, California make frequent accidental 911 calls when testing Apple devices, Elk Grove police dispatcher Jamie Hudson told a local Sacramento news site. The influx of calls started back in October of 2017, which coincides with the introduction of the Emergency SOS feature that was …

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Indian Character Bug Causing System Crashes is Fixed in iOS 11.3 and macOS 10.13.4

A recently discovered bug that causes app and system crashing on iPhone, iPad, and Mac due to a specific letter in the Indian language Telugu has been fixed in Apple’s upcoming iOS 11.3 and macOS 10.13.4 software updates. MacRumors has not been able to reproduce any crashes, freezes, or resprings on any devices running the …

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Apple Releases Second Beta of iOS 11.3 for Public Beta Testers With New Battery Health Feature

Apple today released the second public beta of an upcoming iOS 11.3 update to its public beta testing group, one day after seeding the second beta to developers and two weeks after releasing the first public beta. Beta testers who are members of Apple’s beta testing program will receive the new iOS 11.3 beta update …

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