Cortana gets a fresh new look on iOS

Cortana gets a fresh new look on iOS

Microsoft improved the AI assistant on iOS. Redmond-based software giant keeps improving its software available on non-Windows platforms. Today, Microsoft has rolled out an update to the Cortana app on iOS, introducing the new interface and some welcomed improvements. The new Cortana update focuses on better user experience through a simple, revamped interface. Microsoft says that Cortana has become easier to use on the iOS platform, thanks to its redesigned settings and profile pages. Additionally, Microsoft has improved the performance of Cortana, and squashed some bugs too. Here is the changelog of the update: We are bringing major updates to[…]

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iOS 11.1 Beta 3 brings fixes for three issues

The third beta of iOS 11.1 reaches the public testers. Apple is slowly reaching the stage in which iOS 11.1 is usable and ready for the production devices. By rolling out the third beta of the software to developers and public testers, Apple fixes three important issues found in the previous beta releases. According to the changelog for iOS 11.1 Beta 3, Apple has fixed the 3D touch quick action frame rate issues, as well as the reachability of notifications and widgets. Additionally, iOS 11.1 Beta 3 fixes the haptic return for incorrect passwords. This beta doesn’t include a single[…]

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KRACK Wi-Fi

Serious Wi-Fi vulnerability puts billion of devices at risk, but Apple already patched it

KRACK Wi-Fi is a serious security issue. The major vulnerability found recently by KU Leuven in Belgium has been called KRACK Wi-Fi. It affects the WPA2 protocol that encrypts the internet traffic when the device is connected to Wi-Fi networks, possibly putting the device at risk of being hacked. KRACK exploits the weaknesses in the Wi-Fi protocol, so an attacker could steal sensitive information like passwords, credit cards, emails, and more. A hacker could also inject ransomware into website and manipulate data. This vulnerability can affect any device running iOS, Android, MacOS, Windows or Linux, but fortunately your iPhone or[…]

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iOS 11 finally overtakes iOS 11 in market share

iOS 11 has been installed on 49% of the devices in use. A month after the public iOS 11 update released to supported iPhones and iPads in September, Apple’s latest operating system is installed on 49% of the active devices. According to data collected by MixPanel, iOS 11 now has a 49% market share, overtaking iOS 10 with 44.9%. Earlier this week, both OS versions were on par, but at the end of the week Apple’s iOS 11 finally overtook the previous major version, while 6 percent of the users are still running iOS 9 or earlier. iOS 11 has[…]

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Apple fixes several issues in iOS 11.0.3 update

iOS 11.0.3 is now available to download for everyone. Apple has rolled out the third official update for iOS version 11 – 11.0.3. It includes several fixes and improvements, most notably the issue where audio and haptic feedback would not work on iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Additionally, iOS 11.0.3 brings a fix for iPhone 6s regarding an issue where touch would become unresponsive. Apple already fixed in the previous update, version 11.0.2, the audio call quality issues experienced by users with the new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. iOS 11 was introduced in September, bringing a number of[…]

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Second beta of iOS 11.1 reintroduces gestures to bring up the App Swicher

iOS 11.1 Beta 2 includes new emoji and the 3D touch app switcher. Apple has rolled out the second beta of iOS 11.1 to public testers and developers, bringing under the hood changes and a few new features to iPhone and iPad. This update is available as an over-the-air (OTA) update or through the Developer Center. iOS 11.1 Beta 2 brings back the 3D Touch app switcher that was not included in the official iOS 11 update in September. Apple later confirmed that the 3D Touch functionality would be added in the next iOS release. The gesture support was apparently[…]

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Apple Pay Cash

Apple Pay Cash coming soon with the iOS 11.1 update

P2P payments tested internally ahead of official launch. Apple announced the new payment platform called Apple Pay Cash in the summer during its WWDC conference. The company has been quiet on when the new person-to-person payment platform will be ready for launch, but we now understand that the internal testing is ongoing and the public release is coming very soon. Apple Pay Cash is now almost ready to make its public debut, and that will happen with the iOS 11.1 update coming later this year. Apple already has a developer beta with the same version number, but it doesn’t include[…]

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iOS 11.0.2 update brings call quality improvements for iPhone 8

Second iOS 11 update eliminates the crackling noise during phone calls with the iPhone 8. Apple has just unleashed their second minor iOS 11 update with build number 15A421. It’s available for iPhone, iPad and iPod devices, bringing a number of fixes and improvements, most notably of which is the fix for the crackling audio during phone calls with the new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. We’ve reported last month that some iPhone 8 owners experienced strange noise coming from the earpiece during phone calls, and that Apple promised to fix this bug with an update. iOS 11.0.2 also[…]

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iOS 11.1 beta 1 released to developers with new fixes and issues

Apple rolls out the first iOS 11.1 beta The company is ready to present the first developer beta of iOS 11.1, now available for testing purposes on supported iPhones and iPads. iOS 11.1 Beta 1 brings fixes for some known issues but also some new problems. There are no visible new features in this release, if not counting the return of the Feedback app. Here is the full changelog: Notes and Known Issues ARKit Known Issues ContinuingfromabreakpointwhiledebugginganARSessionmayresultinVIObreaking. Any visual objects placed in the world/anchor are not visible. (31561202) AVFoundation New Issues When using the TrueDepth front-facing camera on iPhone X,[…]

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First official update released to iOS 11

Apple rolls out iOS 11.0.1 to improve the performance. The first software update to iOS 11 is now available for downloads. Version 11.0.1 appears as build 15A402/3, bringing some under the hood improvements and fixes. There aren’t new features in this release, as these updates usually polish the software and fix some widespread issues like problems with the battery. Several problems with iOS 11 have already been reported by users, like the reduced battery life and the bad audio quality from the earpiece on iPhone 8. If you have previously installed a beta version of iOS 11 through the public[…]

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