Let’s Talk iOS 257: Unpacking Apple’s September event

After announcing the winner of last week’s draft, Cody and Sebastien unpack the big September event, with discussions about Apple Watch Series 4, iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, iPhone Xr, and all the things we didn’t get.

After announcing the winner of last week’s draft, Cody and Sebastien unpack Apple’s big September event, with discussions about Apple Watch Series 4, iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, iPhone Xr, and all the things we didn’t get.
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All the new features in iOS 12 and how to use them on your iPhone & iPad

iOS 12 is here. A major iteration to Apple’s mobile operating system, it focuses on performance and reliability yet offers plenty of new features to be excited about. You have new Animoji, or you can create your own. With Screen Time, you can take control of the time spent interacting with your iOS devices. Siri Shortcuts let you create complex workflows that trigger with a custom phrase. Here are the best new features in the iOS 12 software that you should know about, and how to use them.

Released on September 17, 2018, iOS 12 brings many core OS improvements resulting in significantly faster performance, improved responsiveness and more fluid interactions across the system, especially on older devices or when under heavy load. Here are the best new features in the iOS 12 software that you should know about, and how to use them.... Read the rest of this post here


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US spares some Apple products from latest round of Chinese tariffs [updated]

The Trump Administration has decided to exclude a category of high-tech products from its latest round of tariffs on Chinese made products, which includes Apple Watch.

The Trump Administration has decided to exclude a category of high-tech products from its latest round of tariffs on Chinese made products. The move comes just days after Apple contacted the U.S. government expressing its concerns about the possible levies, according to Bloomberg.... Read the rest of this post here


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Apple’s Shortcuts app available on App Store

The iOS 12 Shortcuts app is now available on the App Store. The universal app replaces the automation app Workflow, which Apple purchased in 2017. 

The free iOS 12 Shortcuts app is now available on the App Store. The universal app replaces the automation app Workflow, which Apple purchased in 2017. ... Read the rest of this post here


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Apple releases new HomePod software update

On Monday, Apple pushed out a new HomePod software update. It arrives within the iOS 12 release and includes lots of new features.

On Monday, Apple pushed out a new HomePod software update. It arrives within the iOS 12 release for iPhone and iPad. ... Read the rest of this post here


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How to use all the new watchOS 5 features on Apple Watch

In this article, learn how to install the update and take advantage of the watchOS 5 features, including Walkie-Talkie, activity competitions, and more.

In this article, you’ll learn how to install the update and take advantage of the watchOS 5 features, including Walkie-Talkie, activity competitions, and more.

First announced in June, watchOS 5 brings significant new features to the table, including Walkie-Talkie, Activity Competitions, Podcasts, among others. There is also an expanded Siri watch face and four new watch faces.
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Apple brings tvOS 12 to Apple TV

Apple has released the tvOS 12 update for Apple TV. The release is mostly minor, although it does offer one important new feature, Dolby Atmos support.

It’s official. Apple has released the tvOS 12 update for Apple TV. The release is mostly minor, although it does offer one important new feature for film aficionados, the introduction of Dolby Atmos support.

The new update, with a build number of 16J364, includes:

Dolby Atmos

Along with support for Dolby Atmos, Apple promises to add the most extensive collection of Dolby Atmos-supported movies beginning this fall.

Once tvOS 12 has been installed, you can set up Dolby Atmos on your Apple TV by going into the Settings app under Video & Audio.

Other new features

TvOS 12 also introduces new aerial screensavers in partnership with the International Space Station. Additionally, existing screensavers now include location information to let you know where each has been captured.

You can download and install tvOS 12 by visiting the Settings app on your device.

1) On Apple TV 4K or Apple TV (4th generation), go to Settings > System > Software Updates and select Update Software.

2)  Select Download and Install. Wait for your Apple TV to download the update. Don’t disconnect or unplug your Apple TV until the upgrade completes.

3) Wait for the update to install.

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Apple releases watchOS 5 for Apple Watch

Apple has released watchOS 5 for Apple Watch. The update, first announced at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in June, is available over-the-air.

On Monday, Apple released watchOS 5 for Apple Watch. The update, first announced at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in June, is available over-the-air.... Read the rest of this post here


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Apple releases iOS 12 to the public

Apple has released iOS 12 for iPhone and iPad. The update went through 12 developer betas and one gold master version before arriving for the public. 

Apple has officially released iOS 12 for iPhone and iPad. The update, which was announced in June, went through 12 developer betas and one gold master version before arriving for the public. ... Read the rest of this post here


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Wallpapers: iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, and iPhone Xr

Download the entire collection of new iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, and iPhone Xr wallpapers for your device. No need to buy a new iPhone to get these now!

On Wednesday, September 12, Apple announced the iPhone Xs, Xs Max, and Xr. As always, Apple included amazing advertising wallpapers to showcase the devices in the hands on area after the presentation and also on the website.

With some quick handiwork from both @AR72014 and @Sniper_GER, the images have been grabbed from the official advertising imagery. You don’t have to wait until next Friday or even order a device to grab the entire series of iPhone Xs wallpapers or iPhone Xr wallpapers. Maybe someone will think you already have one of the new Xs models, given the form factor is exactly the same.... Read the rest of this post here


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