iOS Overview Updated July 19, 2018


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iOS is Apple’s mobile operating system that runs on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Historically, Apple releases a new iOS version once a year, the current version is iOS 11. Here is the complete list of iOS 11 compatible devices.

Apple unveiled iOS 11 in June of 2017 during its Worldwide Developer Conference, releasing the first developer beta the same day. iOS 11 became available to the public on September 19.

iOS 11 includes a host of new features and interface changes, including a new file system with the Files app, a new Dock for iPad, a redesigned Control Center, drag and drop, ARKit (an augmented reality platform), Apple Pay in Messages, a redesigned App Store, improved Siri, and much more.

iOS Stories July 19

iPhone & iPad: How to enable data roaming

Carriers are now offering ways to let customers use their phones while abroad without getting charged an absurd amount of money. While both iOS and Android still throw up huge warnings against doing so, it is possible to enable data roaming on your iPhone or iPad.

iPhone: How to disable volume buttons from changing ringtones and text alerts

Do you find yourself accidentally changing your ringtone volume level with the physical buttons on your iPhone in your pocket, bag, or purse? Follow along for how to keep your ringtone volume fixed for calls, texts, and more.

iOS Stories July 18

Apple has released the third iOS 12 public beta for iPhone and iPad. The new version follows iOS 12 developer beta 4 which was released yesterday. The new version includes more Activity app stickers in Messages, more Memoji customization, and more. macOS Mojave public beta 3 was released yesterday, and tvOS 12 public beta 3 is also available today.

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iOS Stories July 17

On the heels of last week’s release of iOS 11.4.1, Apple today has stopped signing iOS 11.4. This means that users are no longer able to downgrade to the previous version of iOS, whether it be for a jailbreak or other reasons…

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CIRP today has released its latest report covering the smartphone industry during Q2 of 2018. The data highlights Apple’s growing share of smartphone activations, though it still trails far behind Android…

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Time to update your iPhones and iPads — iOS 12 developer beta 4 is out now. This beta is one of the last versions to possibly include interface tweaks, so we’ll dig in and see if anything has changed.

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