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Apple, Microsoft Working to Fix iOS 11 Mail App Issues With Outlook.com, Office 365 & Exchange Accounts

Apple says it is working closely with Microsoft to fix an issue that prevents Outlook.com, Office 365, and Exchange 2016 account holders from sending or replying to emails using Apple‘s native Mail app in iOS 11. Apple published a support document on Tuesday, September 19 the official launch date of iOS 11 to acknowledge the issue affecting users of Microsoft email servers. If you can‘t send an email with iOS 11 and an Outlo

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Amazon Reportedly Working on Smart Glasses With Integrated Alexa AI

Amazon is actively developing a pair of smart glasses with Alexa virtual assistant built in, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday. Designed like a regular pair of spectacles, the device will enable Alexa to be invoked by the wearer at any time and at all places, the report said, citing people familiar with Amazon‘s plans. The founder of Google Glass is said to be working on Amazon‘s Alexa smart glasses The company is repor

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Toshiba to Sell Memory Chip Unit to Consortium That Includes Apple

After months of negotiations, Toshiba has decided to sell its memory chip unit to a global consortium that includes Bain Capital, SK Hynix, Dell, and Apple, reports Reuters. No official announcement has been made by Toshiba as of yet, but the company is expected to announce the sale on Wednesday. As of Tuesday, Toshiba was said to be leaning towards a group backed by Western Digital, but Western Digital is said to have failed to agree to some

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Promise Technology‘s ‘Apollo‘ Personal Cloud Storage Device Supports iOS 11 Files App

Promise Technology‘s recently released Apollo Cloud 2 Duo storage device is able to interface with the iOS 11 Files app thanks to a new update that was introduced to the accompanying Apollo Cloud iOS app today. The Apollo Cloud 2 Duo is a personal cloud storage solution designed to give families and small businesses the cloud‘s ease of use with the security of local storage. The network-attached storage device offers 8TB of storage

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T-Mobile Subscribers Can Now Use 50GB of Data Before Facing De-Prioritization

T-Mobile today announced that its prioritization point is being increased from 32GB to 50GB, allowing customers to use more data before facing slower speeds during periods of high network congestion. As the company explains, it uses a prioritization system to manage network traffic and prevent a small subset of its most active users from affecting other users. After a customer has used 50GB of data during a month, their data is de-prioritized

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How to Use the New Files App in iOS 11

The new Files app in iOS 11 replaces iCloud Drive, offers a lot more functionality than its predecessor, and provides perhaps the best argument yet for using an iPad as your go-to mobile computer. In Files, you have access not only to the files stored on your device and in iCloud, but also to those stored in third-party services that support integration with the app. Files also exploits all of the new multitasking gestures in iOS 11, making i

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‘IKEA Place‘ Augmented Reality Furniture App Hits the App Store

Following the release of iOS 11, IKEA‘s much-anticipated augmented reality app has been released on the App Store. Called IKEA Place, the app lets you browse through a wide selection of IKEA products, all of which can be placed right in your home using the new augmented reality functionality built into iOS 11. Chairs, tables, sofas, storage solutions, and more are available. IKEA has added more than 2,000 items from its catalog.

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What‘s New in Maps in iOS 11: Indoor Mapping, Lane Guidance and Speed Limits

The Maps app in iOS 11 is outfitted with several new features that significantly improve the app‘s functionality. Indoor maps let you find restaurants, bathrooms, and other locations in airports and malls, while other new features like speed limits and lane guidance improve turn-by-turn directions. Fun fact: In iOS 11, Apple has also updated the Maps icon. The new version is meant to show off a corner of Apple Park, Apple‘s new cam

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How to Use the iPad App Switcher in iOS 11

On the iPad, iOS 11 merges the Control Center with the App Switcher as part of an overhauled interface that‘s meant to put more of a focus on multitasking. The update also adds new ways to access the App Switcher and it brings new, enhanced app switching functionality. Accessing the App Switcher On the Home screen, simply swipe up to bring up the App Switcher. Within an app, swipe up to bring up the dock and continue the swipe fu

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Kuo: If Face ID is ‘Well Received,‘ It‘s Likely 2018 iPhones Will Fully Adopt TrueDepth Camera

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo this afternoon published a new research note for investors where he speculates about what Apple might do in future iPhones regarding Touch ID and Face ID. Investors, like many of us, are curious whether Apple plans to eliminate Touch ID in favor of Face ID, embrace a dual biometric solution, or swap back to Touch ID once a viable under display solution is available. Kuo believes Apple‘s future plans wi

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Apple Updates iOS iWork Apps With Drag and Drop Support, Other iOS 11 Features [Update: Mac Apps Too]

Following the release of iOS 11, Apple today updated its iWork line of iOS apps with support for the new update. There are new versions of Pages, Numbers, and Keynote available today, all with new features like Drag and Drop support. All three apps include a redesigned and updated document manager that makes it easier to access files stored in iCloud Drive or third-party cloud storage solutions. Along with the new document manager, the iWork a

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Drag and Drop Apps for iPad Now Widely Rolling Out on App Store

iOS 11 brings systemwide drag and drop to iPad, providing users with a quick way to move text, images, files, and more from one app to another. Over the past few days, leading up to today‘s launch of iOS 11, a number of iPad apps have been updated to support the functionality. Todoist You can now drag text messages, URLs, emails, images, PDFs, files, and more into Todoist, a popular task management app for iOS. Dropping in a

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Procreate 4 for iPad Offers New Painting Engine, Layer Masks, Drag and Drop, and More

Popular iPad painting and sketching app Procreate was today updated to version 4, offering an overhauled experience that provides improvements to the app‘s core elements and introduces support for iOS 11. Procreate 4 adopts support for Metal 2, Swift 4, and Core Video, introducing a new Silica M painting engine that‘s been engineered with better color depth, more fluid and accurate painting, and faster performance. A new brush

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Cellular Over-the-Air App Download Limit Increased to 150 MB

Following the launch of iOS 11, Apple today announced that it has increased the cellular over-the-air app download limit from 100 MB to 150 MB, meaning users can now download apps and app updates that are as large as 150 MB over a cellular connection. Apps and app updates over 150 MB will require users to connect to Wi-Fi for content to be downloaded. It‘s been awhile since Apple last updated the cellular download limit. The last incr

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Apple Updates iOS iWork Apps With Drag and Drop Support, Other iOS 11 Features

Following the release of iOS 11, Apple today updated its iWork line of iOS apps with support for the new update. There are new versions of Pages, Numbers, and Keynote available today, all with new features like Drag and Drop support. All three apps include a redesigned and updated document manager that makes it easier to access files stored in iCloud Drive or third-party cloud storage solutions. Along with the new document manager, the iWork a

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How to Use the New iPad Dock in iOS 11

iOS 11 is an update that brings a much improved user experience to the iPad, and front and center is a new dock. The new dock not only houses far more apps, much like the dock on the Mac, but it also much improves multitasking by allowing iPad users to quickly open apps and switch between them. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. The dock is persistent and can be pulled up within any app at any time with an upwards swi

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How to Use Drag and Drop on an iPad and iPhone With iOS 11

iOS 11 overhauls the way we interact with the iPad, introducing several features designed to make the iPad experience better mimic the way we use a Mac or a PC. Central among these new features is a revamped Dock that holds more apps, an improved app switcher, and most importantly, system-wide Drag and Drop. With Drag and Drop, text, links, photos, files, and more can be transferred between one app and another without the need to use in-app Sh

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Here‘s a Look at the First Wave of Augmented Reality ARKit Apps Hitting the iOS App Store Today

With the launch of iOS 11 today, Apple has turned hundreds of millions of iPhones into augmented reality-capable devices thanks to the support of a new developer framework called ARKit. With this technology, iOS developers can more easily craft AR experiences for users on compatible iPhones and iPads, using each device‘s built-in cameras, processors, and motion sensors. As of now, the first wave of these apps are available for you to dow

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How to Use and Customize Control Center in iOS 11

One of iOS 11‘s key new features is a redesigned Control Center that is highly customizable thanks to 3D Touch integration. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. When you deep press on the system toggles pane, for example, a larger pane pops open with previously hidden AirDrop and Personal Hotspot controls. On iOS 11, users can add, remove, and organize controls in Control Center through the Settings app. Sim

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How to Find Notifications in iOS 11‘s New Lock Screen and Cover Sheet

Apple made waves last year when it completely redesigned how the lock screen functions on iOS 10 by removing the iPhone‘s well-known "Slide to Unlock" instruction from the screen. The improvements allowed for a more seamless unlocking experience on iPhones that supported Raise to Wake and Touch ID, and with iOS 11 that process isn‘t changing (although there are still ways to get around it thanks to Accessibility options). The main

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Apple Releases New iPad Pro Tutorial Videos Covering iOS 11 Features

Apple today uploaded several new tutorial videos designed to teach users about lesser-known features on the iPad Pro, including some features that were just introduced in iOS 11. Apple‘s new videos cover copy and pasting across devices, retouching a photo using the Pixelmator app for iPad, and converting handwritten notes to text in the Notes app. Apple‘s Pixelmator tutorial video is the first time the company has released a tutori

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Things 3 for iOS Updated With Siri Integration and Drag and Drop Support

Popular to-do app Things 3 was today updated to version 3.2, adding full support for iOS 11 and watchOS 4 along with a few new key features like Siri integration and support for Drag and Drop. With Siri integration, it‘s now possible to interact directly with Things on iOS devices and the Apple Watch using Apple‘s built-in personal assistant. Siri can do things like create a new task, add reminders, search for tags, and open up a s

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Apple Releases Xcode 9 With Swift 4 and iOS 11, watchOS 4, tvOS 11, and macOS High Sierra SDKs

Alongside the new iOS 11, watchOS 4, and tvOS 11 updates, Apple has released Xcode 9, the latest version of the Xcode Mac app that lets developers create apps for Mac, iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Apple TV. Xcode 9 introduces Swift 4 and all of the SDKs necessary to develop apps for iOS 11, watchOS 4, tvOS 11, and macOS High Sierra, including the new Core ML framework for machine learning and ARKit for augmented reality. Xcode 9 include

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Apple Updates Swift Playgrounds With New Augmented Reality Challenge

Swift Playgrounds, the Apple-designed iPad app that aims to teach children and adults of all ages how to code using the Swift programming language, was today updated to version 1.6 alongside the release of iOS 11. The new Swift Playgrounds update introduces a new Augmented Reality challenge that uses ARKit in iOS 11 to showcase Byte‘s virtual world within the real world. Byte is a Swift Playgrounds character that‘s used to guide st

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