iOS 12 features are already popular among iPhone and iPad users, according to new data that shows high usage of Apple’s fresh take on its mobile operating system. But the changes don’t stop there. Apple is already testing iOS 12.1 beta. We outlined all of the major iOS 12 features below, include Grouped Notifications, Memojis, Screen Time, and better performance for older iPhones. But later this month, the iOS 12.1 release date will add new emoji and Group FaceTime and more than 70 new emoji among other perks, maybe when the iPhone XR launches on October 26. Apple has made its mobile operating system competitive in the wake of Google’s Android Pie update and next week’s Google Pixel 3 launch. Here’s everything you need to know about iOS 12, whether you’re upgrading an older iPhone (that will be faster), or getting it out of the box with iPhone XS Max. What’s the difference between the latest phones showcasing iOS? Watch our handy explainer to find out: Here’s what is in the iOS 12.1 update 70+ new emoji – good news for redheads, curly-haired and bald folks Group FaceTime for up to 32 users is part of the iOS 12.1 beta Adjust photo background blur (bokeh) in real time (not just afterward) eSIM support menus are live in the beta – but carrier support is needed References ‘iPadfall2018’ – a big iPad Pro 2018 hint The iOS 12.1 release date is expected to be in October, and it could very well… [Read full story]
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