At WWDC, Apple announced that Siri on iOS and HomePod will gain support for over 100,000 live stations from iHeartRadio, TuneIn, and Radio.com It was initially assumed that this feature would be rolled out once iOS 13 was released to the public later this year. However, it looks like Apple has already started rolling out this feature.
iOS 13 Release Date, New Features, Rumors & News
iOS 13 is filled with new features and changes we’ve been asking for the past couple of years. The dark mode is finally here, Reminders app is much better, Shortcuts app now has real automation, Safari gets a download manager and Files app finally works with external storage. But how does it all work and how exactly can you use it? Learn about it in our iOS 13 tips and tricks guide below.
One of the longstanding annoyances that Apple has fixed in iOS 13 is text editing. Selecting and copying text, pasting it someplace else is all much easier to do on iPhone and iPad thanks to the new gestures. There’s no need to shake the entire device to undo text! All you need is a three finger swipe. While the gestures are simple, learning them all at once can be a bit overwhelming. Use our guide to hear how to use the new text editing gestures in iOS 13 and iPadOS 13.
With iOS 13 and iPadOS 13, Apple has added native support for PS4 and Xbox controllers to the OS. This makes iPhones and iPads great gaming devices and would help in greatly enhancing the overall gaming experience on them. If you are looking to pair a PS4 or Xbox One controller with your iPhone or iPad, check out this guide.
iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 both include a fair share of features targeted at the average Joe, but what if you’re more than that? Developers are what shapes a platform. Without them, your platform will shrivel and rot, like we’ve seen in the past with Windows Phone. Without developers, there are no apps and without apps, no customers. The cycle continues as with no customers, there are no developers to code the software.
The NFC chip inside iPhones is going to get a lot more useful once iOS 13 lands. Apple is opening up the NFC chip to developers on a per-app basis with iOS 13 which has led governments to apps and systems to add iPhone support. The latest one to join the list is Hong King’s Octopus payment system.
Apple today released the first public beta of iOS 13, iPadOS 13, and macOS Catalina. If you are not already running the developer beta of these operating systems on your device and want to join the public beta program, follow this guide.
A week after Apple released the second beta of iOS 13, iPadOS 13 and macOS Catalina, the company has gone ahead and released the first public beta of the operating systems as well. Apple itself had said that the public beta testing of iOS 13, iPadOS 13, and macOS Catalina would start in July but it looks like it had a change of heart.
Dreams do come true. Well, at least if wildest imagination is limited to download large files on your iPhone or iPad using Safari. Well, in iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 you can actually do that. Safari now has a built-in download manager where it lets you download files straight to the local storage (or iCloud Drive). Here’s how you can use this feature to download files in Safari on iOS 13 and iPadOS 13.