iOS 12: Release Date, New Features, Rumors, and more

Apple Releases iOS 12.1.1 and tvOS 12.1.1 [Updated]

Apple Releases iOS 12.1.1 and tvOS 12.1.1 [Updated]

Apple has been seeding developer and public betas of its planned update for its popular platforms, and now the official release is here.

iOS 12 Now Installed on 70% of All Active Devices

iOS 12 Now Installed on 70% of All Active Devices

Apple likes to keep tabs on how its install base is doing for its latest major release, at least as far as iOS is concerned.

Apple’s Latest Ad Showcases Group FaceTime

Apple’s Latest Ad Showcases Group FaceTime

Apple may have had to delay the launch of the Group FaceTime feature, but now that it’s out there in the wild the company can go to town with marketing it.

Apple No Longer Signing iOS 12.0.1; Downgrading from iOS 12.1 Not Possible Now

Apple No Longer Signing iOS 12.0.1; Downgrading from iOS 12.1 Not Possible Now

After releasing iOS 12.1 on late last month, Apple has stopped signing iOS 12.0.1 thereby making downgrades no longer possible. Given that iOS 12.1 brings a number of new features and bug fixes to the table including Group FaceTime and eSIM support, most users will have little reason to downgrade back to iOS 12.0.1.

Apple Seeds iOS 12.1.1, macOS 10.14.2, tvOS 12.1.1 Beta 3; watchOS 5.1.2 Beta 2 to Developers

Apple Seeds iOS 12.1.1, macOS 10.14.2, tvOS 12.1.1 Beta 3; watchOS 5.1.2 Beta 2 to Developers

Apple continues to beta test its incoming updates for its major software platforms, from iOS to tvOS.

Apple Investigating Claims of iPhone X Exploding After iOS 12.1 Update

Apple Investigating Claims of iPhone X Exploding After iOS 12.1 Update

An iPhone X user in Washington claims that his device exploded after being updated to iOS 12.1. The device first emitted grey smoke before bursting up in flames.

iOS 12.1.1 Will Allow iPhone XR Users to Expand Notifications Using Haptic Touch

iOS 12.1.1 Will Allow iPhone XR Users to Expand Notifications Using Haptic Touch

To keep its price in check, Apple removed 3D Touch from the iPhone XR. Instead, Apple has replaced it with Haptic Touch which is essentially a long press coupled with haptic feedback. However, due to hardware limitations, Haptic Touch on the iPhone XR only works in a few places across iOS 12 and it is simply not as useful as 3D Touch.

iOS 12.1 Jailbreak On iPhone XS Max Demoed

iOS 12.1 Jailbreak On iPhone XS Max Demoed

Liang Chen of Keen Lab has posted a photo on Twitter confirming that he has managed to jailbreak an iPhone XS Max running iOS 12.1. This is the first known jailbreak of iOS 12.1 running on an iPhone XS Max.

Apple Releases New Version of iOS 12.1 for the iPhone XR

Apple Releases New Version of iOS 12.1 for the iPhone XR

It has been a week since Apple released iOS 12.1 to the public, and the company is back with another, slightly updated version.

How to Make Group FaceTime Calls on Your iPhone or iPad

How to Make Group FaceTime Calls on Your iPhone or iPad

With the new iOS 12.1 update, Apple has finally enabled the group FaceTime feature for both audio and video calls. You can now place a FaceTime call will up to 32 people! That’s more than you’ll ever need, but it’s nice to know that the system is designed to work even in such an extreme case.