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iOS 12: Apple releases second beta to developers

Apple's iOS 12 improvements will include faster performance for older phones, plus improvements in augmented reality, Siri, FaceTime and more.

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Macworld's July Digital Magazine: 20 Years of the iMac

Macworld's latest digital magazine.

Which iPhones, iPads support Apple's iOS 12?

If your iPhone or iPad currently runs iOS 11, it'll run iOS 12 when it rolls out this fall.

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Apple adds secure emergency location features to get ahead of smartphones' 911 problems

Apple has announced a new feature in iOS 12 that will securely and accurately relay your location when you dial 911.

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Apple wins praise for adding 'USB Restricted Mode' to secure iPhones

Amid reports that two forensic companies have been helping law enforcement and government agencies break into locked iPhones, Apple rolled out a new feature in iOS 12 to prevent further intrusions. Privacy advocates applauded the move....

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Apple bans cryptocurrency mining apps on iOS to protect mobile users

Apple has created new rules for app developers that ban the creation of cryptocurrency mining services on mobile devices.

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How to use Bedtime Mode for Do Not Disturb in iOS 12

Sometimes you really want to make sure your phone doesn't grab your attention. That's what Bedtime Mode is all about.

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How to create and edit Memoji in iOS 12

It's an Animoji...of you! Create and edit your own custom avatar in iOS 12.

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Grab a $100 App Store and iTunes gift card at Costco for just $84

Just in time for Father's Day, you can also buy a $25 gift card for $21.49.

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How to get Apple's iOS 12 or macOS 'Mojave' betas

If you want to be on the cutting edge of Apple software this summer, you can sign up for the company's developer program, or wait until public betas of the OSes are released. Here's what to do and where to go.

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Apple's Health Record API released to third-party developers; is it safe?

At its Worldwide Developer's event this week, Apple said the API for its Health Records platform has been released to developers and researchers so they can create apps for the medical information sharing platform. Once data is ported...

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Ulysses 13 review for Mac and iOS: The best Mac minimalist text editor gets even better

Ulysses has long been a dream app for writers, but new support for deadlines and coders make it even better.

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What was missing from WWDC 2018? Originality

Apple's WWDC keynote was jam-packed with new features for iOS, macOS, and watchOS, but none of them were very innovative.

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Hidden features of iOS 12 worth getting excited about

Not every iOS 12 feature is headline-grabber, but sometimes it's the little things that matter most.

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Apple WWDC 2018 Recap: Macworld Podcast Ep. 608

Apple had its big Worldwide Developers Conference keynote last Monday. What did you think about the announcements to iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS?

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Which devices support iOS 12, watchOS 5, tvOS 12, and macOS Mojave?

Is your iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, or Mac going to get the latest OS update? This list has your answer.

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Apple puts privacy and security foremost in iOS 12, macOS Mojave

Several features in the upcoming operating systems make it easier to increase security without pain and offer users greater protection from tracking.

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Screen Time in iOS 12 shows how badly the iPad needs user accounts

Earth to Apple: A lot of families share a single iPad. But the cool new Screen Time feature only works as intended if everyone has his or her own device.

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