iOS 13

Apple highlights some of the best (and most popular) apps of 2019

As expected, Apple’s event today wasn’t about heralding any new hardware — it was about shining some light on some of the year’s standout apps. (If Android is more your thing, expect Google’s own slew of first-class apps to drop shortly, too.) Apple’s selections this year run the gamut from artsy — Spectre Camera helps …

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To cut down on bugs, Apple is changing how it develops its software

Enlarge / iOS 13 on an iPhone 11 Pro. Samuel Axon The initial release windows of both iOS 12 and iOS 13 saw users complaining about a plethora of bugs both major and minor. Apple has plans to mitigate this problem when iOS 14 launches next year, according to sources who spoke with Bloomberg. People …

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Apple’s latest iOS 13 update fixes Mail, background download glitches

Sponsored Links Apple’s senior vice president of Software Engineering Craig Federighi talks about the company’s upcoming iOS 13, Catalina, during Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) in San Jose, California on June 3, 2019. BRITTANY HOSEA-SMALL via Getty Images Less than two weeks after the last iOS 13 update, Apple is back with another minor tweak, …

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Everything you need to know about iOS and iPadOS 13.2

You’ll be able to update your device from the Settings app, as seen here. Samuel Axon There are some unexpected features, like the ability to delete an app directly from a context menu on the home screen. Samuel Axon Apple has replaced the normal volume bar icon with an AirPods logo when AirPods are connected. …

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Apple confirms 50 percent of iPhones have upgraded to iOS 13

Sponsored Links Despite a slightly staggered rollout, half of iPhone users have updated their devices to Apple’s iOS 13 in the month since its release. With features like Apple Arcade and system-wide dark mode, users are upgrading to the new OS despite some frustrating quirks. In a post aimed at app developers, Apple has revealed …

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iPadOS review: The iPad is dead, long live the iPad

Enlarge / iPadOS. When we reviewed the 2018 iPad Pro, we were impressed by the power and potential of the hardware, but iOS 12 wasn’t up to the task of making the iPad a true content creation machine or a daily workhorse. We said it was time for Apple to branch out from iOS 13 …

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Apple’s improved Maps expand across the northeast US

Sponsored Links Engadget Apple is starting to roll out its major Maps update more broadly across the US. It overhauled the app for iOS 13 with revamped maps for parts of California and Texas, and now it’s expanding its new and improved Maps across the northeast US. From Monday, folks in New York, Connecticut, New …

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Apple reveals iOS 13 and iPadOS release dates—but macOS Catalina remains a mystery

Enlarge / The just-announced iPhone 11 running iOS 13. Samuel Axon CUPERTINO, Calif.—Apple’s annual major public releases of iOS, iPadOS, and watchOS will arrive by the end of this month, Apple revealed on its website as it unveiled new hardware products in a live-streamed event today. iOS 13 will hit iPhones and watchOS 6 will …

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Watch Apple’s 2019 iPhone event here at 1PM ET

Sponsored Links AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez It’s time for Apple’s customary iPhone event, but there are a few twists this time around — including how you can watch it. The proceedings at the Steve Jobs Theater will still be available on Apple’s website and its event app for Apple TV starting at 1PM Eastern, but …

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iOS 13 code hints Apple may be testing an AR headset

Sponsored Links REUTERS/Edgar Su Apple’s long-rumored plans for an augmented reality headset appear to be taking shape. MacRumors claims to have seen documentation for an internal iOS 13 build that points to work on AR headset support. They reference a “STARTester” app that can switch to a head-mounted mode, a “StarBoard” shell (a possible parallel …

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