iOS 11

Apple Seeds iOS 11 Golden Master to Developers Ahead of September 19 Public Launch

Apple today seeded the golden master (GM) version of iOS 11 to developers. The golden master represents the final version of iOS 11 that will be released to the public, and it comes after a beta testing period that saw Apple release a record 10 betas. Registered developers can download the iOS 11 golden master …

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Enhancements Coming to Google Assistant Set to Rival Siri Improvements in iOS 11

In the run-up to the official release of iOS 11 this month, much of Apple’s focus has been on touted improvements coming to its built-in virtual assistant, Siri. Apart from becoming more naturally spoken, Siri will allow users to get real-time translation between select languages and is said to boast a greater understanding of the …

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'iPhone X' Split Status Bar Leak Shows Off Animated Battery Icon and Screen Recording Indicator

Amid the leaked release of the golden master of iOS 11 last night, developers Steve Troughton-Smith and Guilherme Rambo shared a few interesting tidbits about how the split status bar on the OLED “iPhone X” will work (via 9to5Mac). Falling in line with previous rumors, the iPhone X’s status bar will show the time of …

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iPhone 8 Camera Allows Users to Customize 3D Animated Emoji Using Facial Expressions

Following last night’s leak of the golden master version of iOS 11, further details of features Apple plans to announce next week continue to be unearthed, including more hints about the new 3D animated emoji for iMessage. Based on information in the iOS 11 GM firmware, the new “Animoji”, as they’re called, appear to be …

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Apple Seeds Tenth Beta of iOS 11 to Developers and Public Beta Testers

Apple today seeded the tenth beta of iOS 11 to developers for testing purposes, just under one week after releasing the ninth beta and three months after introducing the new update at the Worldwide Developers Conference. Registered developers can download the new iOS 11 beta from the Apple Developer Center or over-the-air once the proper …

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Apple Invites Media to September 12 Event at Apple Park: 'Let's Meet at Our Place'

Apple today sent out media invites for its annual iPhone-centric event that will be held on Tuesday, September 12 at 10:00 a.m. at the Steve Jobs Theater at the company’s new Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California. The media invites offer a first look at the theme of the event and feature the tagline: “Let’s …

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Early iOS 11 Videos Appear to Depict Prototype Control Center and App Switcher Gestures

A pair of videos that appear to depict prototype iOS 11 features have been found “deep within the iOS 11 beta image” by developer Guilherme Rambo, who has recently become known for digging deep into iOS code to suss out upcoming features. According to Rambo, the files were created in May, suggesting they depict iOS …

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Apple Seeds Seventh Beta of iOS 11 to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available]

Apple today seeded the seventh beta of iOS 11 to developers for testing purposes, just a week after releasing the sixth beta and over two months after introducing the new update at the Worldwide Developers Conference. Registered developers can download the seventh beta of iOS 11 from the Apple Developer Center or over-the-air once the …

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iOS 11's SOS Feature Allows You to Temporarily Disable Touch ID and Require Passcode

In iOS 11, Apple has added an “Emergency SOS” feature that’s designed to give users a quick and easy way to summon emergency services should the need arise. As it turns out, there’s a secondary benefit to Emergency SOS – it’s also a way to quickly and discretely disable Touch ID. Emergency SOS is activated …

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Apple Pay Could Launch in Germany as Early as Next Month

Hints about when Apple Pay is coming to Germany have been few and far between over the last year, with negotiations between Apple and German banks allegedly stalling due to conflicting views over fees and controls. The last rumor came back in May and suggested that Apple Pay would launch in the country in the …

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