Code in the iOS 12.1 beta released this morning suggests Face ID has built-in support for landscape orientation, according to information shared by developer Steven Troughton-Smith.
A rendering of the upcoming iPad Pro said to be based on leaked CAD drawings According to Troughton-Smith, landscape support for Face ID has likely been built into the update for upcoming iPad Pro models that are expected to offer Face ID.
Face ID has support for landscape orientation (presumably for iPad only), and iOS 12.1 seems to care a lot more about whether an external display is connected (perhaps due to iPad USB-C rumors; it won’t have the [...]
Ahead of Apple’s „Gather Round“ event, rumors suggested the company would introduce updated AirPods with an improved wireless chip and support for hands-free „Hey Siri“ functionality.
There was no mention of updated AirPods on stage when the new Apple Watch and iPhone models were unveiled, but Apple’s event intro featured a video where „Hey Siri“ support for AirPods is clearly demonstrated as a feature.
The „Hey Siri“ moment happens at about 40 seconds into the videoIn the Mission Impossible parody video that kicked off the event, an Apple employee racing across the Apple Park campus to deliver an item to [...]
Apple at WWDC is expected to introduce a new pride watch face, reports 9to5Mac. The upcoming watch face is „inspired by the rainbow flag“ and is likely designed to match the limited edition Rainbow Pride Woven Nylon Apple Watch band that Apple released at WWDC last year.
Code for the new watch face was found in iOS 11.4 and watchOS 4.3.1, and it appears that the new watch face will animate with moving threads of color that shift whenever the display is tapped.
The watch face will become available on Monday, June 4 at 12:00 p.m. Pacific Time, which suggests it will be made available to all iOS users through an over-the-air update to watchOS 4.3.1. On [...]
Apple may be considering allowing third-party developers to create custom Apple Watch faces, if a line of code discovered in the latest watchOS beta is anything to go by.
Historically, Apple has resisted allowing third-party developers to create and release custom watch faces for Apple Watch, instead electing to add to its stock options for watch faces in successive iterations of the device’s operating system, such as the Siri and kaleidoscope watch faces introduced in watchOS 4.
However, a log message in watchOS 4.3.1 beta, unearthed by 9to5Mac, suggests Apple may be considering the possibility in a future version of Apple Watch software. As part of its [...]