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iOS 10’s Raise to Wake up will only work on iPhone 6S or newer models

The new iOS feature requires an M9 processor Not all devices that will be officially upgraded to iOS 10 later in 2016 will support all new features in iOS 10. We already know that iPhones without touch-press sensitive displays won’t be able to benefit from interactive Lock screen notification in the same way that new models like the iPhone 6s will. Now, we learn that yet another feature coming with iOS 10 will be limited only to the new models – iPhone 6s, 6S Plus, iPhone SE and the upcoming iPhone 7. The feature is called ‘Raise to Wake up’.[…]

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Taking a photo in iOS 10 won’t break the music playback

Finally: Snap a photo while listening to music One of the smaller, unnoticed changes in the first iOS 10 beta, available for developers ahead of the public release, is the background music playback while using the Camera (Yes, finally!). This has been among the most annoying features in iOS for years, while other platforms, like Android and Windows Mobile, had this ”feature” for a long time. Prior iOS 10, an iPhone user who was listening to music and who decided to open the Camera for a photo would have the music playback interrupted. The same would happen if the user[…]

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How to install public iOS Betas on your iPhone or iPad

You can download new iOS releases before the regular users Ahead of major iOS releases, Apple allows interested parties (regular users and developers) to download the beta software, report bugs and test the new features. All iPhone and iPad users who are eager to try new things before everyone, and those who don’t mind living with some software bugs, can install the latest public iOS beta right now. Here is how to install iOS beta releases: Create a back up using iTunes, so you could downgrade to the official iOS version if you need to. iCloud backups are not working[…]

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Deleted stock iOS apps will be just hidden, not deleted from iOS

Built-in apps deletion won’t actually delete the apps With iOS 10, Apple finally announced it would allow users to get rid of many of the pre-loaded apps such as Compass, Podcasts, Notes, Weather, iCloud Drive, Mail, Maps, and 11 others, which for many people was too good to be true. However, Apple explained later that when a user deletes a built-in app the app won’t be actually deleted, but just removed from the Home Screen and the system won’t be able to access it for default tasks and Siri commands. These apps could be ‘deleted’ like normal apps by holding[…]

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Improved notifications in iOS 10 won’t require 3D Touch

Apple promised rich notifications for devices without 3D-touch Among the most interesting new features in iOS 10, expected later in 2016, is the ability to interact with the notifications using 3D touch. This was very good news for all iPhone 6 owners, but the users with older devices initially seemed to be left out of the innovation around the lock screen notifications. Fortunately, even those customers with iPhone 5’s in the pocket can still benefit from the Lock screen improvements in iOS 10. Apple has today announced that 3D touch is not a requirement for the richer notifications, and even[…]

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Apple unveils iOS 10 with many improvements and new features

iOS 10 focuses on apps, lock screen, Siri and more Apple has just unveiled iOS 10, the next major version of the mobile OS, scheduled for a global release this fall with iPhone 7 and the new iPads, but already available for interested developers as a closed Beta. iOS 10 includes a number of interesting new features and improvements that will satisfy both regular users and app creators. Here is the list with all models that will receive the update to iOS 10: iPhone 5, 5c, 5s, 6, 6 Plus, 6s, 6s Plus, iPhone SE iPad 4-gen, iPad Air, Air[…]

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Apple may face the first ever annual decline in smartphone sales

Nikkei predicts up to 220 million iPhone sales for 2016 Nikkei has published a new report about the expected iPhone sales for 2016. The report is based on several sources within the Apple’s supply chain. One of the major suppliers expects that the sales of new iPhones will drop on a year-to-year basis, while Nikkei even tries to predict the numbers by estimating that Apple will sell between 210 and 220 million iPhones for this year. The expected drop in comparison to 2015 has been supported by another reliable source – Foxconn. The company’s leader has recently commented that the[…]

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Official Xbox app now available for iOS devices

Microsoft rolls out a new Xbox app for iPhone and iPad Microsoft has released the revamped version of its Xbox app for iOS. The Xbox app debuted first for devices running Windows 10 (PCs, tablets and phones), but now Microsoft rolls out the same features to iOS and Android. The Xbox app for iOS is actually a revamped version of the old Xbox SmartGlass, but the new app looks a lot like its Windows 10 counterpart and offers the same features available on other platforms. Using the app, the iOS gamers will be able to buy titles from the Store,[…]

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Apple Pay reportedly expanding to online merchants

Apple to announce Apple Pay for websites at WWDC 2016 The company is planning to announce Apple Pay touch-to-pay transactions for select online retaliates in a move to expand the popularity of the payment service and challenge PayPal. The move means that online retailers will soon be able to accept payments through Apple Pay, which may endanger the position of PayPal as the only major mobile payment service for websites. Apple will reportedly announce the expansion of its in-house payment service to online merchants at WWDC 2016 next Monday. This is not the first time we hear rumors about tap[…]

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New iPhone 7 rumors: Intel LTE modems, dual-lens camera modules

LG Innotek to produce the dual-lens camera for iPhone 7 Bloomberg and Business Korea have posted new stories about the upcoming iPhone 7. According to Bloomberg and their sources, iPhone 7 for AT&T and some other carriers around the globe will be equipped with the Intel’s LTE modems, while the Verizon’s version will use the traditional Qualcomm chips. The report also reveals that Intel may supply around 50% of the modems for the iPhone, after Apple and Intel worked closely together on optimizing the chipsets for the upcoming 2016 devices. This rumor was indirectly confirmed by the Qualcomm’s boss himself[…]

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