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Today is a big day for those that are firmly entrenched in Apple's walled garden. The company has just released iOS 13, which is the latest iteration in its long-running series of mobile operating systems for its iPhone (and to a lesser extent, the iPod touch).  A systemwide Dark Mode is now available on command, or can be invoked automatically based on the time of day in iOS 13. All of Apple's native apps support Dark Mode, and chances are if your favorite app hasn't already been updated to support the feature, it will be soon. Maps has been rebuilt (again), and includes new higher resolution imagery that will be rolled out across the entire United States by the end of 2019. Also includes... Read more...
One of the drawbacks to using Siri on iPad and iPhone devices is that the digital assistant dominates the display when invoking the AI feature. It does not work that way on Mac systems—Siri appears in a smaller window so that you can see everything else on the screen. Well, with the introduction of iPadOS, Apple could port the same functionality over to its iPad lineup, it was so inclined. Not only is having Siri appear in a smaller window more convenient, it is also more functional, as it allows users to drag and drop items. As of this moment, though, Siri only appears and functions that way in macOS. However, Apple's VP of software engineering, Craig Federighi, hinted that such a change... Read more...
Apple has announced iOS 13 as the latest in a long line of operating systems for its mobile devices. Not surprisingly, the company hopped right into the new features available, including the revelation that Face ID unlocking is now 30 percent faster. App downloads will be up to 50 percent smaller, and app updates will be up 60 percent smaller. This also translates into faster app speeds, which are now up to twice as fast according to Apple's software chief Craig Federighi. As expected, Apple has delivered Dark Mode with iOS 13, which is displayed throughout the user interface. All of Apple's built-in apps -- including News, Messages, Notes, Photos, etc. -- have been updated to natively support... Read more...