iOS 12.2 Could Block Web Access To iPhone’s Motion Sensors

Apple has been steadily building privacy-related features into its Safari browser on mobile. For example previously they had built in protection that prevented users from being tracked across websites, much to the dismay of many advertisers, and it looks like an upcoming feature in iOS 12.2 could further annoy advertisers.


iOS 12.2 Beta Lets Users Further Customize Screen Time

One of the digital wellbeing initiatives introduced by Apple in recent times is Screen Time. This basically gives users an overview of how much time they’ve spent on their phone, and which apps that they have been using the most. It can also be used to limit how long they spend on certain apps a day.


iPod Touch Referenced In iOS 12.2 Beta

After years of not bothering with its iPod lineup anymore, it was a bit of a surprise to learn that Apple could actually be thinking of releasing an updated iPod touch four years after the last generation. Now it looks like there is evidence of that rumor being true according to developer Steve Troughton-Smith who discovered references made to the iPod touch in the iOS 12.2 beta.


Next-Gen iPad, iPad Mini Might Not Come With Face ID

With Apple’s new iPad Pros launched last year, Apple finally brought Face ID technology to its iPads. We expect that this trend will continue this year, but unfortunately it won’t be for the iPad or iPad mini refresh that we have been hearing about. This is according to developer Steve Troughton-Smith who discovered references made to new iPads in the iOS 12.2 beta.


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iOS 12.2 Beta Reveals Apple’s Upcoming Magazine Subscription Service

Last year Apple announced their acquisition of Texture, which for those unfamiliar is a magazine subscription service that gives users access to unlimited magazines for a fixed price a month, which some have dubbed as the Netflix for magazines. It was rumored that Apple’s acquisition was part of the company’s plans for a similar service of its own, which we now know to be true.


iOS 12.2 Beta Hints At ‘Hey Siri’ Command Coming To The AirPods

We’ve heard that Apple could be working on a new set of AirPods. It is anyone’s guess as to what these new AirPods could feature, but if there is one feature that has more or less been confirmed, it would be support for the “Hey Siri” command where users can speak to Siri directly from the AirPods without having to tap on them.


75% Of All iOS Devices Are Now Running iOS 12

Apple’s iOS platform has never really struggled with adoption, largely thanks to Apple’s way of distributing the update in which it is made available to everyone at once, making it quick and easy for users to update to the latest version. This is why the latest iOS adoption figures don’t really come as a surprise.


iOS 12.1.2 Update Causes Cellular Connectivity Issues

Apple had recently released the iOS 12.1.2 update which according to the changelog, was supposed to address some cellular connectivity issues affecting the iPhones over in Turkey. While the update might have fixed that problem for some, it appears to have created the same problem for others who were not experiencing issues before.


iOS 12 Adoption Hits The 75% Mark

It has been less than six months since Apple released iOS 12, but it seems that three quarters of iOS devices have been found to be running the software. This is according to the numbers by Mixpanel in which it suggests that iOS 12 adoption has managed to cross slightly above the 75% mark, putting it well ahead of iOS 11’s adoption rate.


iPhone X Reportedly Explodes After Updating To iOS 12.1

Updates are usually seen as good things because they typically contain things like bug fixes, performance improvements, new features, and so on. However in the case of Twitter user Rocky Mohamadali, it seems that recently updating his iPhone X to iOS 12.1 had less than desirable results.


How To Use Do Not Disturb In iOS 12

The Do Not Disturb (aka DND) mode on iOS 11 was not much useful – a lot of users request for a change (to make it more accessible and useful). And, finally, we have an improved DND feature on iOS 12.


Apple Confirms iOS 12.1 Will Be Released Tomorrow

It was previously reported that Apple could release iOS 12.1 tomorrow, the 30th of October. Given that Apple will be hosting an event on that date where new iPads and Mac computers could be announced, it makes sense, but official confirmation is always good. Apple has since been more than happy to oblige by officially confirming the release for the 30th of October.


iOS 12.1 Expected To Be Released On October 30

Apple will be hosting an event on the 30th of October where it is largely expected that there will be new iPad and Mac related announcements. However there will also be other news on that day, such as the possible release of iOS 12.1. This is according to 9to5Mac who have heard from various carrier sources.


Group FaceTime, Dual SIM Support To Arrive With iOS 12.1

Some of the features that Apple announced earlier this year that would be making its way onto iOS devices was group FaceTime and also dual SIM support for its new iPhones. However neither of these features were launched with the release of iOS 12 and also with the release of the new iPhones.