iOS 12

Apple Seeds First Public Betas of iOS 12.1.2, macOS Mojave 10.14.3, and tvOS 12.1.2

Apple today seeded the first beta of iOS 12.1.2 to public beta testers, one day after seeding the same beta to developers and six days after the release of the iOS 12.1.1 update with expanded eSIM support and many other new features. iPhone and iPad users enrolled in the free Apple Beta Software Program will …

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Apple Seeds First Beta of iOS 12.1.2 to Developers With 'Bug Fixes and Improvements'

Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming iOS 12.1.2 update to developers, five days after releasing iOS 12.1.1, an update that introduced a revamped FaceTime layout, re-added Live Photos for FaceTime, and brought Haptic Touch for notifications on iPhone XR. Apple’s release notes state that iOS 12.1.2 “contains bug fixes and improvements,” so …

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Woozy Face, Bald Person, Face With 3 Hearts and Foot Among Most Discussed New Emoji in iOS 12.1

Bald person emoji, woozy face, smiling face with three hearts, foot, pleading face, and hot face were among the most engaging and highly-discussed emoji in the iOS 12.1 update, according to research conducted by Emojipedia. The new hairless emoji, bald man and bald woman, was the most popular character, followed closely by woozy face and …

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iOS 12 is Now Installed on 63% of Active Devices From the Last Four Years

A month and a half after release, Apple’s iOS 12 operating system is installed on 63 percent of active devices released over the course of the last four years, according to updated iOS 12 installation statistics shared on the App Store support page for developers. Following the release of iOS 12, Apple has been sharing …

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Apple Seeds First Developer Beta of iOS 12.1.1 With Bug Fixes

Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming iOS 12.1.1 update to developers, one day after the release of iOS 12.1, a major update that brought multiple new features to the operating system that runs on the iPhone and iPad. Registered developers can download the new iOS 12.1.1 beta from Apple’s Developer Center or …

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Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile Won't Support eSIM Until Later This Year

Apple today released iOS 12.1 with support for the digital eSIM that will allow for dual-SIM functionality on the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR, but eSIM support isn’t going to be immediately available from U.S. carriers. AT&T, for example, is telling customers that eSIM activations are being delayed until later in the year due …

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Apple to Release iOS 12.1 Tomorrow With Group FaceTime, New Emoji, Dual-SIM and Real-Time Depth Control

Apple today announced that it plans to release iOS 12.1 to the public tomorrow following its Brooklyn event that is expected to see the debut of new iPad Pro models and refreshed Macs. As we’ve discovered in the iOS 12.1 betas that have been available since September, iOS 12.1 brings several important new features to …

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iOS 12 Now Installed on 46% of Devices, Close to Overtaking iOS 11

A little over two weeks after launch, iOS 12 is installed on 46 percent of iOS devices, according to data collected by analytics company Mixpanel. iOS 12 adoption will soon overtake iOS 11 adoption, as iOS 11 is also installed on just over 46 percent of devices in Mixpanel’s daily iOS 12 adoption calculation. At …

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iOS 12.1 Beta Includes Fix for iOS 12 iPhone and iPad Charging Issue

The second beta of iOS 12.1, which was released this morning, includes a fix for a charging issue affecting the iPhone XS, XS Max, and other iOS devices. Discovered following the launch of the two new iPhones and highlighted over the weekend, the charging bug causes some iPhone and iPad devices to refuse to charge …

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70+ New Emoji Characters to Be Included in Upcoming iOS 12.1 Update

Apple today announced that the iOS 12.1 update, which is currently being beta tested by developers and public beta testers, will include the new Unicode 11 emoji. Apple first promised new emoji were coming on World Emoji Day back in July, but the new characters were not included in the original iOS 12 update. Apple …

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Apple Seeds Second Beta of iOS 12.1 to Developers With Group FaceTime, eSIM Support, Real-Time Depth Control and New Emoji [Update: Public Beta Available]

Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming iOS 12.1 update to developers, two weeks after seeding the first beta and a little over two weeks after releasing iOS 12, a major new version of the iOS software. Registered developers can download the new iOS 12.1 beta from Apple’s Developer Center or over-the-air once …

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Apple Releases iOS 12 Shortcuts App for All Users, Update Replaces Workflow

Alongside the release of iOS 12, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12, Apple today officially launched the Shortcuts app for iOS devices. On iPhones and iPads running iOS 12, the Shortcuts app can be used to create multi-step shortcuts using first and third-party apps that can be activated by Siri voice command. So, for example, you …

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Apple Releases iOS 12 With Faster Performance, Memoji, Siri Shortcuts, Screen Time, Revamped Maps App, ARKit 2.0, and More

Apple today officially released iOS 12, the latest operating system designed for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. iOS 12 is available on all devices able to run iOS 11, which includes the iPhone 5s and later, the iPad mini 2 and later, the iPad Air and later, and the 6th-generation iPod touch. The update …

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