The latest maintenance updates to Apple’s core operating systems fix a couple of serious bugs and a major security flaw.
Apple has updated all of its operating systems with bug fixes and security updates but no new features apart from Siri on the HomePod learning to recognize two new languages.
Apple’s Do Not Disturb feature has evolved into the ecosystem-wide Focus, which provides so many options and capabilities that it may be impossible to predict when notifications will work and when they won't. Adam Engst shows you how to use Focus and suggests that you stick to the basics.
iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 can sum up less-urgent notifications in regular summaries to reduce the number of times per day your phone distracts you.
Apple has released iOS 15.2 and iPadOS 15.2, with delayed features like App Privacy Report and Digital Legacy. Apple also dropped watchOS 8.3, tvOS 15.2, and HomePod Software 15.2.
Apple’s latest operating systems offer powerful features to tame notifications, but how can you make sure you always get important alerts at the right time? The answer is Time Sensitive notifications.
With iOS 15.1 and iPadOS 15.1, you can share your screen over FaceTime and even share synchronized music and movies with others during a FaceTime call. Josh Centers explains how to take advantage of FaceTime screen sharing and SharePlay.
Apple has officially launched macOS 12 Monterey, along with updates for iOS 15, iPadOS 15, watchOS 8, and tvOS 15 that add various and sundry new features.
Apple’s next wave of operating system updates arrives 25 October 2021, including macOS 12 Monterey and iOS 15.1.
Apple has released iOS 15.0.2, iPadOS 15.0.2, and watchOS 8.0.1 to fix some early bugs and a major security vulnerability in iOS and iPadOS.
Multitasking on the iPad has been a mess for years, thanks to relying on obscure gestures. With iPadOS 15, Apple has added a new Multitasking menu that provides a visible interface along with a new center window option, a shelf for open windows, and a radically enhanced App Switcher.
At long last, Apple has enhanced Photos in iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 to display Exif metadata in your pictures. Better yet, with Visual Lookup, it can even identify plants, flowers, artworks, landmarks, books, and some pet breeds.
With iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and Safari 15 for macOS, you can add two-factor authentication codes directly to password entries. When you log into a website or app later, the token auto-fills, saving fuss.
With the new Live Text feature of iOS 15 and iPadOS 15, any text your device’s camera can see or that appears in a photo or other image can be selected, copied, and pasted like any other text. It’s a brilliant feature, and “Take Control of iOS 15” author Josh Centers explains how and where you can use it.
Safari in iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 now supports extensions like its big sibling on the Mac. Here’s how to find and use them.