Beyond the basic iOS 12 features that came to all iOS devices when the update was released on Sept. 17, Apple's iPad ($319 at Amazon) gained a few new features.While the lack of major productivity improvements to the iPad may be disappointing, you still get Apple's new Screen Time tool, better notifications, group FaceTime calls, and Siri improvements -- just to name a few. Outside of the core iOS 12 features, below are five features specific to the iPad you will see after installing iOS 12 on your iPad. Now playing: Watch this: Apple unveils new 9.7-inch iPad with Pencil 1:29 Status bar gets a new lookThe status bar, where items such as the time, Wi-Fi indicator, battery meter and the like are displayed has been rearranged. With the iPad unlocked, you'll now find the date and time on the left side of the status bar. On the right side is where you will find Wi-Fi, DND indicator, battery life and cellular signal (if applicable).Multitasking looks different, works the … [Read more...] about 5 new iPad features with iOS 12
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iOS 12.1 is officially available for iPhones and iPads. The next generation of the operating system comes with a number of new features for your iPhones and iPads. Here’s a quick look at what’s worth checking out in the latest update—and how to get it right now. How to Get It As always, you can find the iOS update by going to Settings followed by General and then select Software Update. Downloading and installing the update can take a little bit of time, especially right after the update becomes available, but it shouldn’t be that big of an issue—this is just iOS 12.1, after all, not a complete jump from iOS 11 to iOS 12. New Features in iOS 12.1 Group FaceTime FaceTime in iOS 12.1 finally gets the “group” aspect that Apple teased when initially announcing iOS 12. That means it’ll support up to 32 users at once—more importantly, it’ll automatically feature the person that’s speaking so your giant calls don’t … [Read more...] about The Best New Features in iOS 12.1
At last, iOS 12 is here, bringing a batch of new features to tinker with. Most (if not all) of these features aren’t exactly earth-shaking, in part because Apple spent much of its development process cleaning up the relatively buggy mess of iOS 11 and turning its sequel into something worthy of the Apple name. In fact, many already exist on competing operating systems in some form or another.But that doesn’t mean that they’re not fun or useful, nor does it mean that they’re not welcome. We here at Macworld have spent the last several months tinkering with all of these new options in the iOS 12 beta, and over that time a few have emerged as our favorites. Once you get used to them, iOS 11 feels ancient and inefficient by comparison.In celebration of iOS 12’s release, we’ve compiled their associated how-tos into one handy article so you’ll now how to get the most out of them from day one.How to use Screen Time to limit app useConcerns about … [Read more...] about How to use the coolest new features in iOS 12
Video By Andrew O'Hara Friday, September 07, 2018, 08:57 am PT (11:57 am ET) When the iPhone X launched, it was such a drastic redesign it was great, but still similar to a first-generation product with a host of little frustrations that needed to be worked out over time. With iOS 12, Apple has done just that, finally making the iPhone X what it was meant to be. Face ID made its debut with the iPhone X. It seemed the inevitable successor to Touch ID but there was still a ways to go. Now with iOS 12, many concerns have been alleviated. There is a considerable speed improvement while unlocking the iPhone X with Face ID, and if it fails, a swipe up now will re-scan your face. It's much more convenient in both regards. Family members can also now register multiple faces to unlock a single device. Touch ID could handle several different fingerprints, but Face ID was limited to just a single one. This is opened up with iOS 12 where an "alternate ID" can be configured. The app switcher … [Read more...] about Apple’s iPhone X nears perfection with iOS 12
When iOS 12 was unveiled during the WWDC 2018, Bedtime DND turned as one of the most important updates in the latest version of iOS. The new feature will help you keep your iPhone down for a good night’s sleep without worrying about the notifications flashing on the screen in the middle of the night. Let’s know more about the Do Not Disturb at Bedtime feature of iOS 12 and how you can use it.What is Do Not Disturb At Bedtime? Do Not Disturb at Bedtime in iOS 12, when enabled, not only silences the incoming notifications but also ensures that notifications are not flashed and lined on the lock screen. The notifications are directly sent to the notification history. This feature is intended at discouraging the temptation to open notifications in the middle of the night when you see them on your lock screen. How Is It Different From Do Not Disturb? Do Not Disturb works by muting your notifications for a specified time limit but the notifications are still visible on the lock … [Read more...] about How To Enable And Use “Do Not Disturb” At Bedtime Feature In iOS 12?