Pocketnow Daily: Apple’s iPadOS and New Mac Pro impressions: FINALLY! (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, everything seen during the last WWDC that presented the new Mac Pro, watchOS 6, iOS 13, iPadOS and more.
“Live Listen” on AirPods can be used to spy around your iPhone
Apple probably intended for this feature to act as sort of a software-enabled hearing aid rather than a wiretapping tool, but it is one, nonetheless.
Don’t download iOS 12.1.2 on your iPhone, you might regret it
Upgrading to the last version of iOS 12.1.2 isn’t in your smartphones best interest since you could end up with serious issues with your iPhone
iOS 12.1.2 may brick cellular connections and a hotfix didn’t help
Apple originally put out the update on Monday, then tweaked it and re-released it on Thursday. All the while, iPhone owners have been complaining.
iPhone X resale value
iPhone X, iPhone 8, 8 Plus get performance throttling in iOS 12.1
As it turns out, despite what Apple said, iOS 12.1 brings performance throttling to the iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus.
The iPad Pro grows up with second-gen Apple Pencil, slimmer bezels
It’s slimmer, brighter and has more intuitive design. The iPad Pro’s power is also being utilized for the full Photoshop program and NBA 2K.
iPhone XR
Apple will improve iPhone Xr Haptic Touch with future iOS updates
Apple is working on improving and expanding the iPhone Xr Haptic Touch feature and will be adding more and more with future iOS updates.
iOS 12.1 will improve selfie quality on iPhone Xs, Xs Max, and Xr
When Apple will release iOS 12.1, it will fix the issue when selfie pictures are blurred and soft on the iPhone Xs, Xs Max, and Xr.
iOS 12.0.1 is here to solve your current iPhone Xs bugs
The solution for all current bugs in your iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max is here with the software update of iOS 12.0.1 that’s now available
iPhone Xs Max charging
iPhone Xs Max, iPhone Xs reception issue investigated by Apple
Apple is reportedly investigating the iPhone Xs Max and iPhone Xs reception issue reported by several owners experiencing weak 4G/LTE signal.
iPhone Xs Max charging
iOS 12.1 will fix iPhone Xs and Xs Max charging issue
The iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max charging issue will be solved when the iOS 12.1 update starts rolling out, claims report.
iPhone Xs Max charging
You’re not the only one with iPhone Xs or iPhone Xs Max charging issues
More and more users are complaining in the forums and support changes about experiencing iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max charging issues.
iMessage
Apple sued over iMessage, FaceTime encryption patent infringement
Finnish company MPH Technologies got Apple sued over patent infringement. iMessage and FaceTime are infringing its patents.
iPhones on Mint Mobile finally get Wi-Fi calling, texting, VoLTE
Some networking features will make using iPhones on this prepaid carrier a little more fresh like calls over LTE or Wi-Fi and texting on Wi-Fi.
iPhone XR
Apple favors Foxconn over Pegatron for iPhone XR orders
In order to cope with shipping delays and capacity issues in production, Apple is shifting iPhone XR orders from Pegatron to Foxconn.
Kirin 980
Huawei confident Kirin 980 bests Apple A12 Bionic chip in 7nm SoC war
Huawei said that in the Kirin 980 vs A12 Bionic battle, it is confident its own Kirin chip will end up on top. Should we believe it?
Apple revives old iPhone performance with iOS 12
iPhone performance was observed running iOS 12 versus previous versions to verify Apple’s claims on improving overall speed.
iPhone Xs teardown
iPhone Xs teardown reveals new battery tech, better water protection
An iPhone Xs teardown video has been published online and it shows what Apple improved in terms of water resistance and battery.
China regulator reveals iPhone Xs battery size, because Apple won’t
The iPhone Xs battery size is no longer a mystery. Chinese regulators have certified the 2018 iPhone line-up and reveal battery capacities.
2018 iPad
2018 iPad line-up coming this fall, iOS 12 Beta suggests
Information inside the iOS 12 Beta that just got released hints towards 2018 iPad line-up coming this fall with landscape Face ID.
iPhone Xs network performance
iPhone Xs network performance massively outpaces iPhone X
Tests reveal that the iPhone Xs network performance is much improved over its predecessor, with significant increase in speeds.
iOS 12 released today for iPhone 5s, iPad Air and later
Better performance with frilly fun features like Memojis and everyday automation like Siri Shortcuts. All coming out from today.
Group FaceTime
Apple removes Group FaceTime calls from iOS 12, will deliver “later this fall”
Those of you waiting for the Group FaceTime feature to reach your Apple devices with iOS 12 will have to wait longer as Apple delays the feature.
Original Apple Watch won’t get watchOS 5, but Apple Watch Series 1 will
The 2015 Apple Watches have been cut off from the 2016 and 2017 Apple Watches for this latest watchOS update. Is this an acceptable thing?
‘Alternate Appearance’ feature in iOS 12 beta looks a lot like multi-user Face ID support
iOS 12 beta testers can register an “alternate appearance” for Face ID authentication on the iPhone X, which also allows a second user to unlock the device with their face.