iOS 15 Notes Feature

Everything New With the iOS 15 Notes and Reminders Apps

Thursday October 7, 2021 5:57 pm PDT by
Those who use the Notes and Reminders apps will be pleased to hear that iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 bring some useful new features. The Notes app has enhanced functionality on the iPad with the Quick Note feature, while Reminders features better Siri integration and natural language support. The guide below highlights the new features that you'll find in the Notes and Reminders apps in ‌iOS 15‌. No...
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iPad Mini 6 Rumors

Friday October 1, 2021 3:45 pm PDT by
iPad Mini 6 Launched! Apple introduced the iPad mini 6 in September 2021 alongside new iPhones. As rumors predicted, the tablet has an updated 8.3-inch screen size with slimmer bezels and no Home button. It instead adopts a Touch ID power button. Design wise, the ‌iPad mini‌ 6 features the same flat-edged design introduced with other iPhone and ‌iPad‌ models, and it's essentially a mini ‌iPad‌...
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What's New With the Health App in iOS 15: Data Sharing, Lab Result Improvements, COVID Vaccine Records and More

Friday August 27, 2021 3:29 pm PDT by
Apple made some notable improvements to the Health app in iOS 15, primarily focused on helping iPhone users care for elderly parents and others who might need additional medical oversight and help. There are extensive sharing features that let users keep an eye on the health data of a loved one, plus bonus features like walking steadiness metrics and improvements to how lab results are...
iOS 15 HomeKit Guide

What's New With HomeKit in iOS 15

Wednesday August 25, 2021 3:09 pm PDT by
iOS 15 didn't focus heavily on improvements to HomeKit and the Home app, but there are some notable features like expanded HomeKit Secure Video support and new Siri functionality. This guide highlights all of the features that are new to ‌HomeKit‌ in the ‌iOS 15‌ and iPadOS 15 updates. ‌HomeKit Secure Video‌ ‌iOS 15‌ introduces a new iCloud+ service that offers privacy-based features like ‌iCloud‌ ...
iOS 15 Weather Feature

Everything New in the iOS 15 Weather App

Wednesday September 1, 2021 4:27 pm PDT by
Apple in 2020 acquired popular weather app Dark Sky, and in iOS 15 some of those Dark Sky features have been incorporated into the official app. Apple's Weather app has received a major design overhaul in ‌iOS 15‌, making it a much better weather resource. Design Overhaul The Weather app in ‌iOS 15‌ has an updated design that makes it easier than ever to see the information that you want to...
iOS 15 Translate Feature

Everything New With Translation in iOS 15: System-Wide Support, Live Text Translation and More

Thursday August 19, 2021 3:51 pm PDT by
Major features like SharePlay, Safari updates, Photos changes, and more have received most of the attention when it comes to iOS 15 coverage, but there are some notable new translation-related features that are being introduced in the update. System-wide translation, Live Text translation, and other new options add useful new functionality to the iPhone. This guide highlights everything...
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iOS 15 Wallet Guide: Everything You Need to Know

Wednesday September 1, 2021 4:21 pm PDT by
Apple in iOS 15 is taking another step toward replacing the traditional wallet, adding several new features to its digital Wallet app that will allow people to leave their physical cards and keys behind. This guide highlights all of the new features that are coming to the Wallet app in ‌iOS 15‌, but it's worth noting that many of them rely on third-party companies and services adopting Wallet...
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iOS 15 Spotlight Improvements: Rich Results, Web Images, Photos Search, Lock Screen Access and More

Monday August 16, 2021 5:20 pm PDT by
Apple in iOS 15 is making several improvements to Spotlight, aka the universal search feature that can be accessed on the iPhone or iPad's Home Screen with a downward swipe. Spotlight is a one-stop resource for accessing everything you might want to find on an iOS device, and in ‌iOS 15‌, it's better than ever. This guide highlights all of the new features that are coming to Spotlight with...
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iOS 15 Privacy Guide: Private Relay, Hide My Email, Mail Privacy Protection, App Reports and More

Wednesday August 25, 2021 4:37 pm PDT by
With every new version of iOS, Apple makes an effort to provide new privacy and security-focused features to make the iPhone and iPad more secure, and iOS 15 is no exception. It is, in fact, a huge leap forward in privacy thanks to features like iCloud Private Relay and Hide My Email. However, Apple’s recent announcement about the introduction of CSAM scanning on device has led to significant...
iOS 15 Find My Feature

iOS 15 Find My: Tracking When iPhone is Off, Live Locations, AirPods

Tuesday November 16, 2021 5:46 pm PST by
Since introducing the unified Find My app, Apple has been working to improve the ‌Find My‌ experience. iOS 15 brings some major new features to ‌Find My‌, including features like live locations and the ability to track an iPhone even after it's been erased or powered off. This guide covers everything that Apple added to the ‌Find My‌ app in ‌iOS 15‌. Live Locations When you track a friend or a...
iOS 15 Siri Feature

iOS 15 Siri Guide: On Device Offline Recognition and Updates

Tuesday August 17, 2021 7:39 pm PDT by
There are some major improvements to Siri in iOS 15, with Apple introducing features that iPhone users have long asked for. On devices with an A12 chip or later, ‌Siri‌ can do on-device processing and there's support for offline requests. This guide highlights all of the new ‌Siri‌ features that are available in iOS (and iPadOS) 15. On-Device Speech Processing and Personalization Starting in ...
iOS 15 Maps Feature

iOS 15 Maps Guide: Everything You Need to Know

Thursday July 29, 2021 5:45 pm PDT by
Apple has made so many improvements to the Maps app in iOS 15 that it's almost an entirely different experience. There are better driving directions, improved transit directions, and more immersive AR-based walking directions. The Maps design has once again been updated, and you can see everything at an incredible level of detail that wasn't available before, especially in cities and in...
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iOS 15: What's New With Notifications

Monday October 11, 2021 4:04 pm PDT by
Apple in iOS 15 made some updates to notifications, improving how they look, how they're delivered to you, and the control that you have over them. This guide covers all of the changes that Apple made to notifications in the iOS and iPadOS 15 updates. New Look for Notifications Notifications from apps now display larger app icons so it's easier to see what's what at a glance. When you...
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iOS 14.7 Features: Everything New in iOS 14.7

Tuesday July 20, 2021 4:42 pm PDT by
Apple today released iOS 14.7 to the public after several months of beta testing. iOS 14.7 is a smaller update than some of the updates that preceded it, but there are still a few notable features. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. We've highlighted everything that's new in iOS 14.7 below. MagSafe Battery Pack Support Apple in July introduced the MagSafe Battery...
iOS 15 Focus Feature

How to Use iOS 15's Focus Mode to Stay on Task

Monday July 26, 2021 6:26 pm PDT by
Apple has long had a Do Not Disturb function that can be activated when you want to mute incoming notifications to avoid being bothered, but with iOS 15, Apple is taking Do Not Disturb to a new level with Focus. With Focus, you set an activity that you're doing, such as working, exercising, reading, or spending time with family, and block out the notifications that are unrelated to those...
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Apple's MagSafe Battery Pack: Everything You Need to Know

Monday July 26, 2021 6:26 pm PDT by
Apple in July unveiled its rumored MagSafe Battery Pack, introducing an add-on battery that's designed to work with the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, ‌iPhone 12‌ Pro, and iPhone 12 Pro Max. Priced at $99, the MagSafe Battery Pack provides extra battery life for the ‌iPhone 12‌ lineup and it also has a few nifty features, such as a reverse wireless charging option that lets it be charged through the...
iOS 15 Messages Guide Feature

iOS 15 Messages Guide: New Features, Photos, Updates

Tuesday September 21, 2021 10:15 am PDT by
Apple's FaceTime app was the main focus for many of the iOS 15 updates that were introduced, but the Messages app wasn't entirely forgotten. Apple introduced a new Shared with You feature and streamlined several interface elements to make the Messages experience more pleasant. This guide outlines all of the new features that Apple added to the Messages app in ‌iOS 15‌ and iPadOS 15. Shared...
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iOS 15 Photos Guide: Features, Text Recognition, Changes

Friday July 23, 2021 1:22 pm PDT by
Apple made some major improvements to the Photos app in iOS 15, adding some long-awaited and requested features along with unique capabilities that enable you to do more with your images than ever. There's a new Memories feature that lets you relive your favorite moments, metadata info can be viewed and edited, Visual Lookup lets you identify plants, landmarks, and more, and with Live Text, ...
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iOS 15 FaceTime Guide: New Features, SharePlay, Screen Share, Updates

Monday October 25, 2021 1:56 pm PDT by
Apple in iOS 15 is making major changes to the FaceTime app, introducing a whole range of new features that turn ‌FaceTime‌ into the ultimate hub for interacting with friends, family, coworkers, and more. Our ‌FaceTime‌ guide outlines everything that's new in the ‌FaceTime‌ app in ‌iOS 15‌ and iPadOS 15, and many of these features are also in macOS Monterey and can even be used in tvOS 15. We've...
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When Will the iOS 15 Public Beta Be Released? [Update: Available Now]

Wednesday June 30, 2021 11:44 am PDT by
Update June 30: The first public betas of iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 are now available to download. Public beta programs for watchOS 8 and tvOS 15 are also rolling out, but Apple has yet to release a public beta for macOS Monterey. Announced in June at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference, ‌iOS 15‌ and ‌iPadOS 15‌ are Apple's next-generation operating systems for iPhone and iPad. ‌iOS 15‌ and...