Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming iOS 12.1.1 update to developers, one day after the release of iOS 12.1, a major update that brought multiple new features to the operating system that runs on the iPhone and iPad.
Registered developers can download the new iOS 12.1.1 beta from Apple’s Developer Center or over-the-air once the proper configuration profile has been installed from the Developer Center.
As a 12.1.x update, the new software is minor in scale and has been released to address bugs that were not able to be fixed in the iOS 12.1 update. According to Apple’s release notes, iOS 12.1.1 „contains bug fixes and [...]
Sebastiaan de With, the developer behind photography app Halide, has taken an in-depth look at the front and rear-facing cameras in the iPhone XS and XS Max, providing some insight into complaints about a possible skin smoothing „beauty mode“ that results in less realistic selfies than prior iPhone models.
A soft filter on selfies „doesn’t exist,“ says de With, with the smoother look attributed to more aggressive noise reduction techniques and the merging of exposures that eliminates sharp light and dark contrasts where light hits the skin.
Camera differences between iPhone X and XS Max demoed by a Reddit user Both the front and [...]
Apple today announced a new collaboration between its Apple Developer Academies in Brazil and the Malala Fund to further advance education opportunities for girls.
Apple became the Malala Fund’s first Laureate partner in January 2018. The Malala Fund, led by Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai, advocates for quality education and equal opportunity for girls around the world.
Apple CEO Tim Cook with Malala Yousafzai and students in Beirut, Lebanon Through its expanded partnership with Apple, the Malala Fund will „harness the creativity and ingenuity“ of Apple Developer Academy students and alumni in Brazil, providing them with the [...]
One week after Apple seeded the third beta of an upcoming macOS Mojave update to developers, Apple last night released a revised update for the software, fixing an issue where Feedback Assistant would unexpectedly quit for some users.
Apple appears to already have fixed the issue ahead of the second public beta release for macOS Mojave, which hit last Friday, and is now issuing the fix to developers newly downloading the update. Additionally, Apple is offering the revised version to developers who previously installed the original third beta version of macOS Mojave.
The Feedback Assistant app comes built-in with iOS and macOS beta programs, and allows public [...]