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Apple’s iOS 12 release date, news and latest features

The iOS 12 public beta release date is nearing with the intent to change your iPhone and iPad for the better and free on a charge, according to Apple. Apple’s iOS 12 public beta is expected to launch this week, with big features like Grouped Notifications and Group FaceTime with up to 32 participants.




iOS 12 release date

  • June 4 for iOS 12 developer beta (for paid Apple Developers)
  • This week is likely for a public beta (based on last year’s public beta)
  • Last year’s public beta launched on June 26, but it was a Monday
  • Likely September for the final iOS 12 software with new iPhones

iOS 12 reliability

  • Apple’s looking to put the problematic iOS 11 behind it
  • Older iPhones will be 40% to 70% faster at certain tasks

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iOS 12 compatibility

  • Compatible with iPhone 5S, iPad mini2 and iPad Air and newer
  • 11 iPhones, 10 iPads, 1 iPod touch – the broadest iOS update yet

Siri Shortcuts can find your lost keys, more

  • Siri Shortcuts allows you to assign phrases to tasks
  • ‘I lost my keys’ can ring your Tile tracker to find keys
  • ‘Heading home’ sends ETA notification to a roommate, sets thermostat and fan, and brings up the fastest route through Apple Maps
  • Gallery and library full of pre-configured Siri Shortcuts

Photos app is now smarter with iOS 12

  • Betters search and a new ‘For you’ tab
  • Suggestions on who to share photo collections with
  • Share back suggestions nudge friends to send their photos

ARKit 2 and multiplayer gaming

  • ARKit 2 allows for ‘shared experiences’ (multiplayer potential)
  • LEGO, Fender, Adobe and Pixar are all working on AR with Apple

New ‘Measure’ app and USDZ file format

  • New USDZ file type dedicated at augmented reality
  • Measure app for iOS 12 to replace your measuring tape

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iOS 12 grouped notifications

  • Grouped notification on iOS 12 to clean up individual notifications mess
  • Smartly grouped by app, topic, thread. Tap in to look at a particular group
  • Can clear a whole group of notifications with a single swipe

Animoji changes and new Memoji

  • Tongue and wink detection for iOS 12 Animoji
  • Four new Animoji masks: Ghost, Koala, Tiger and T-Rex
  • Personalized ‘Memoji’ to look like you or ‘the real you’
  • Animoji and Memoji clips last 30 seconds (up to 10 seconds)

iOS 12 grouped notifications

  • Grouped notification on iOS 12 to clean up individual notifications mess
  • Smartly grouped by app, topic, thread. Tap in to look at a particular group
  • Can clear a whole group of notifications with a single swipe

Group FaceTime

    • Group FaceTime for up to 32 people with dynamic UI
    • Can use Animoji and Memoji in FaceTime




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