QUOTE OF THE DAY
“Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly and get on with improving your other innovations.” ~ Steve Jobs
APPLE’S IOS 12.1 BRINGS LONG AWAITED FEATURES FOR ITS USERS
Apple releases iOS 12.1 with group Facetime, 70+ emoji’s, real-time depth control, dual-SIM support and more
WHAT NEW FEATURES AND ENHANCEMENTS WILL APPLE INTRODUCE WITH IOS 12.1?
With iOS 12.1 the company brings following features:
- Live Depth Control feature for Portrait mode on the iPhone Xs with support for real time preview in the camera app.
- Group FaceTime to make group video and audio calls on FaceTime with up to 32 people.
- 70 new emoji
- Dual SIM support on iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR allowing user to use a combination of Nano-SIM and digital eSIM if supported by its region and device.
WHAT ADDITIONAL FEATURES WILL FACETIME HAVE?
Besides, Group FaceTime there are plenty of other new features added to FaceTime. This includes:
FaceTime with up to 32 people
- Automatic detection and highlighting the active speaker in a group call.
- Integration with Messages app.
- Ringless notification.
- End to end encryption.
When will Apple release iOS 12.1?
In a press release Apple confirmed it will be releasing iOS 12.1 to the public on October 30, 2018.
Alongside iOS 12.1 what else is Apple planning to release?
Apple might release macOS 10.14.1, watchOS 5.1, tvOS 12. WatchOS 5.1 is expected to enable ECG functionality on the Apple Watch Series 4.
APPLE’S NEXT BIG PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT
Apple to launch new 11-inch iPad Pro along with 12.9-inch iPad Pro at its big second product event.
What to expect from Apple’s second launch event?
After new iPhones and Apple Watch models launched in September with this second launch event high-end iPad Pro models, Mac desktops and faster MacBook are expected. In addition to this Apple is also bringing a surprise for its users.
What’s on the docket?
- 2 new iPad Pro.
Apple will replace 10.5 inch with new 11-inch iPad Pro screen. Also, a new 12.9-inch model is expected to be unveiled.
What new features and specs are we expecting from Apple’s new iPad Pro?
The new iPads are expected to offer Face ID, instead of a home button with fingerprint sensor. Offering a larger display. In addition, the new iPads will have USB-c ports instead of Lightning connector and there’s a possibility for a new Apple Pencil with greater capacities.
What else do we expect from this event?
Apart from 2 new iPad Pro, new MacBook Air and New Mac Mini is also expected to be launched.
The new MacBook Air will replace the current model and the 13-inch MacBook Air is upgraded with new processors and higher pixel density.
In addition to this, Apple is also expected to upgrade other Macs including the 12-inch MacBook Pro, iMac, iMac Pro with faster processors and upgraded internals. Will launch AirPower and is also expected to focus on creativity like programming, painting, and drawing.
Is there any surprise?
An external monitor for Apple’s desktop computers is expected to be announced as users need a screen for the Mac Mini.