Apple has confirmed that Bluetooth and Wi-Fi are not fully disabled when toggled off in Control Center on iOS 11.
Even when toggled off in Control Center on an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch running iOS 11 and later, a new support document says Bluetooth and Wi-Fi will continue to be available for AirDrop, AirPlay, Apple Pencil, Apple Watch, Location Services, and Continuity features like Handoff and Instant Hotspot.
Toggling off Bluetooth or Wi-Fi in Control Center only disconnects accessories now, rather than disabling connectivity entirely.
If Bluetooth is turned off, the iOS device can’t be connected to any Bluetooth accessories until one of these [...]
iOS 11 comes with a handy new Control Center function that allows you to record what you’re doing on your screen. It’s great if you want to capture gameplay, walk someone through a tutorial in an app, demonstrate a bug, and more, and it’s available on iPhones and iPads running iOS 11.Enabling Screen Recording
If you don’t have the screen recording icon in Control Center, you can add it in the Settings app. Open the Settings app.
Choose Control Center.
Select „Customize Controls.“
Drag „Screen Recording“ up to the „Include“ section.
Starting a Recording
Bring up the Control [...]
Apple Watch Series 3 reviews are out, and the verdict is mixed about its new built-in cellular capabilities and the impact on battery life.
Apple Watch Series 3 via The Verge The Verge editor Lauren Goode said her Apple Watch Series 3 largely „failed at the LTE part,“ particularly due to an issue where the watch would connect to an unknown Wi-Fi network instead of LTE. You can’t rest easy with the Apple Watch 3 yet, because that seamlessness, that so-called magic, isn’t there. The stutters during the handoff from Bluetooth to Wi-Fi to LTE shouldn’t happen. The music streaming? It isn’t there yet. A built-in podcast streaming option? Also [...]
Apple is investigating a fix for an issue where an Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE may stay connected to unknown Wi-Fi networks with no connectivity, at times preventing the watch from using cellular, it has told The Verge. „We have discovered that when Apple Watch Series 3 joins unauthenticated Wi-Fi networks without connectivity, it may at times prevent the watch from using cellular,“ an Apple spokesperson said in an emailed statement. „We are investigating a fix for a future software release.“
In her Apple Watch Series 3 review, The Verge editor Lauren Goode said, on more than one occasion, the watch would connect to a single bar of an unknown Wi-Fi [...]