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Apple (AAPL) Defers Inclusion of Group FaceTime in iOS 12

Apple (AAPL) Defers Inclusion of Group FaceTime in iOS 12

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Apple AAPL is postponing the release of the group FaceTime feature announced at its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in June 2018. Group FaceTime, initially part of Apple’s upcoming releases suc...

Siri Shortcuts can now control your HomeKit devices

Siri Shortcuts can now control your HomeKit devices

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Apple’s new Siri Shortcuts app, which is currently being beta tested ahead of a release alongside iOS 12, now comes with limited HomeKit support. Its latest update gives testers the ability to add certain smart home controls to their workflows. Shortcuts, first previewed at WWDC, makes Siri infinitely more useful on iOS by giving users

Apple delays 'Group FaceTime' feature on iOS which allows 32 participants simultaneously

Apple delays 'Group FaceTime' feature on iOS which allows 32 participants simultaneously

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Apple described "Group FaceTime" feature in June during the company's annual WWDC Keynote.

Apple postpones the release of iOS 12 “Group FaceTime” feature

Apple postpones the release of iOS 12 “Group FaceTime” feature

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Apple had revealed during the WWDC 2018 keynote that it will soon introduce a group video call feature for the FaceTime. The Cupertino tech giant had mentioned that the Group FaceTime feature will make its way to the users with the

Apple delays iOS 12’s Group FaceTime video calls

Apple delays iOS 12’s Group FaceTime video calls

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One of iOS 12’s headline features, Group FaceTime, will now no longer ship in the initial release of the iPhone update, Apple has confirmed. Announced at WWDC 2018, the feature allows FaceTime video calls to include up to 32 people simultaneously. Since that could get crowded on an iPhone display – or an iPad, for that matter – Apple uses … Continue reading

iOS 12 brings big improvements to iPhone’s Portrait mode

iOS 12 brings big improvements to iPhone’s Portrait mode

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iOS 12 packs a whole host of significant improvements that Apple didn’t get a chance to showcase during its WWDC preview. One of those, according to one developer, is a greatly-enhanced Portrait mode for compatible iPhone models. The image below highlights the impressive difference between a Portrait photo taken with iOS 11 and another taken

Apple Adds Japanese and Simplified Chinese Subtitles to WWDC 2018 Videos

Apple Adds Japanese and Simplified Chinese Subtitles to WWDC 2018 Videos

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Apple announced on Wednesday it has added Japanese and Simplified Chinese subtitles to its WWDC 2018 videos. The company said these subtitles are now available on all session videos, in addition to the English subtitles that were already available. to access them, click or tap the speech bubble in the lower left-hand corner of the videos, as shown in the screenshot. These sessions are the same ones developers attended at Apple’s annual World Wide Developer Conference, and allow the hundreds of thousands of macOS and iOS developers who can’t attend to still benefit.

Apple responds to Congress on privacy, reaffirms 'the customer is not our product'

Apple responds to Congress on privacy, reaffirms 'the customer is not our product'

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Apple's government affairs chief has written a letter defending the company's practices on privacy and data collection, calling them "radically different" from the actions of other tech companies, like Facebook and Alphabet. Tim Cook at WWDC. In a ...

Over 4 million people participate in Apple's software beta programs

Over 4 million people participate in Apple's software beta programs

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Apple CEO Tim Cook reveals that an extraordinarily large number of people are taking part in the company's beta program, which covers early versions of iOS, macOS and the company's other major operating systems. Apple WWDC 2018. In an investor ...

Q3 Sales of Macs Take a Big Hit Thanks to Late MacBook Pro

Q3 Sales of Macs Take a Big Hit Thanks to Late MacBook Pro

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In Q3, 2017 Apple sold 4.3 million Macs, bolstered by WWDC 2017 rollouts. This Q3 the unit number was down to 3.7 million thanks to the out-of-June-quarter launch of the new MacBook Pros in July. Explanations are in order.

iOS 12 Beta 5 vs iOS 11.4 Speed Test

iOS 12 Beta 5 vs iOS 11.4 Speed Test

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Since Apple first announced iOS 12 at WWDC 2018 in June, it has been dropping a beta release of the OS once every two weeks. The first beta of iOS 12 offered a notable performance boost over iOS 11 even on older iOS devices, though the performance again took a hit in newer betas. Now that Apple has released five beta releases of iOS 12, how does its performance compare to that of iOS 11.4.1?

HomePod phone calls could arrive with iOS 12

HomePod phone calls could arrive with iOS 12

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Since its announcement at WWDC, Apple has been teasing a range of iOS 12 improvements scheduled for release in the fall. The roster includes a streamlined Siri, speeding up elderly iPhones, and a FaceTime overhaul, with no mention of HomePod updates. However, it has emerged that the smart speaker could soon receive a much requested feature: phone call support.

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