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iPadOS evaluation: The iPad is dead, long live the iPad

iPadOS evaluation: The iPad is dead, long live the iPad

When we reviewed the 2018 iPad Pro, we were impressed by the power and potential of the hardware, but iOS 12 wasn’t up to the task of making the iPad a true content creation machine or a daily workhorse. We said it was time for Apple to branch out from iOS 13 with an iPad-specific…
iOS 13: The Ars Technica evaluation

iOS 13: The Ars Technica evaluation

Enlarge / iOS 13 on an iPhone 11 Pro. Samuel Axon Last year, Apple set users’ expectations with iOS 12, saying it would be focused on improving performance and fixing bugs and stability issues instead of adding a bunch of new features. And while there were still plenty of bugs over the course of the…
Apple exposes iOS 13 and iPadOS release dates– however macOS Catalina stays a secret

Apple exposes iOS 13 and iPadOS release dates– however macOS Catalina...

Enlarge / The just-announced iPhone 11 running iOS 13. Samuel Axon CUPERTINO, Calif.—Apple's annual major public releases of iOS, iPadOS, and watchOS will arrive by the end of this month, Apple revealed on its website as it unveiled new hardware products in a live-streamed event today. iOS 13 will hit iPhones and watchOS 6 will…
Apple will reveal brand-new iPhones on September 10, leakage recommends

Apple will reveal brand-new iPhones on September 10, leakage recommends

Apple revealed the iPhone XS at a similar event on September 12, 2018. Apple released the seventh beta of iOS 13 today, and that release contained image files that seem to indicate that Apple will hold its next big iPhone unveiling event on September 10, 2019. A screenshot of iOS in the beta labeled "HoldForRelease"…
iOS 13 personal privacy function will require overall overhaul for Facebook apps

iOS 13 personal privacy function will require overall overhaul for Facebook...

Apple's Craig Federighi unveils iOS 13 at WWDC 2019. Privacy has been a renewed focus with Apple’s next operating system update. One new feature in iOS 13 that seems centered on user privacy could have sweeping consequences for messaging and online call apps. In iOS 13, Apple will not allow apps to run voice over…
FaceTime function in iOS 13 feigns eye contact throughout video calls

FaceTime function in iOS 13 feigns eye contact throughout video calls

Enlarge / The cameras on iPhones are getting (selectively) smarter. Apple introduced several of the headlining features of its upcoming iOS 13 during WWDC, but people playing with the closed beta version have uncovered some additional tools. One newly found addition is FaceTime Attention Correction, which adjusts the image during a FaceTime video call to…
iOS 13 will advise you to cancel your membership when you erase an app

iOS 13 will advise you to cancel your membership when you...

Apple Senior VP Craig Federighi unveiling iOS 13's dark mode at WWDC earlier this month. Among other notable iOS updates coming this fall: the camera will get some extra digital muscle, like the ability to adjust lighting on your photos (mimicking what pros might do with physical lights in a studio). Maps has a gotten…
Apple’s WWDC 2019 keynote will information iOS 13, macOS 10.15, and more on June 3

Apple’s WWDC 2019 keynote will information iOS 13, macOS 10.15, and...

Enlarge / Neon emoji and animoji images accompanied the invites to press. Apple has sent out invites to the press for its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) keynote—or as the invite calls it, a "special event." The event will take place on June 3 at 10am PDT. Ars will be in attendance to liveblog the proceedings…
2 reports explain significant brand-new iOS 13 and macOS 10.15 functions

2 reports explain significant brand-new iOS 13 and macOS 10.15 functions

Enlarge / The front of the 2019 iPad Air. Samuel Axon Two reports by Guilherme Rambo at 9to5Mac citing "people familiar with the development" of both macOS 10.15 and iOS 13 may have revealed some notable new features in Apple's operating systems for Macs, iPhones, and iPads. In the first report, published yesterday, Rambo describes…

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