Monday, 23 July, 2018

The Public Beta for iOS 12 is Here

Apple just released the first iOS 12 beta to everyone What to know about Apple’s iOS 12 beta
Oscar Goodwin | 26 June, 2018, 20:26

The good news is that iOS 12 public beta 1 is already available for download, and you can get it on your iPhone or iPad without too many hassles.

Apple added several features and performance fixes to iOS 12. The iOS 12 beta runs on iPhone 5S and later, iPad mini 2 and later, and the iPod touch (sixth-gen) and later.

With that, we should mention that those willing to install the public beta should be aware that, like all beta software, there will most certainly be frustrating glitches and bugs.

On top of that, there's also the new Screen Time app.

Prior to today's public launch, the beta had only been available to iOS developers willing to fork over the $99/year for an account.

Before going insane and installing iOS 12 on all your devices, keep in mind that this is test software. Apple has additionally provided an FAQ section to answer all the common queries related to the Apple Beta Software Program. The new software includes a feature called Screen Time, which will give you a detailed breakdown of how much time you're spending on your iPhone or iPad and over what apps. In some rare cases, beta software can also brick your device and make it unusable. The process involves holding in some buttons until the device restarts, but not letting go until you see an iTunes logo on the display of the device.

Apple usually chucks a few older devices with every iOS update. If not, then select set up device as new. The final iOS 12 comes out this September, so we're going to have plenty of beta testing until then. The roster of Animoji characters that first debuted with the iPhone X has also expanded with a ghost, koala, tiger, and tyrannosaurus rex. Those shortcuts can be used in any app, finally allowing a whole range of apps to interact with Siri.

Recommended

  • Neymar roasted for World Cup con job as Brazil defeats Costa Rica

    Neymar roasted for World Cup con job as Brazil defeats Costa Rica

    Tite later addressed the media to say he would have backed his first instinct and offered his support to Neymar. According to reports, Neymar told the whistleblower: "Don't touch me" several times and also swore at him.
    Nigeria vs Iceland: We’re still in the race, says Iceland coach

    Nigeria vs Iceland: We’re still in the race, says Iceland coach

    They will certainly need that advantage, having met Argentina four times at the World Cup without registering even a point. Zira said that the team learnt from its mistakes during the previous match, adding that they played with more zeal to win.
    Coalition forces storm Yemen's Hodeidah airport amid Houthis resistance

    Coalition forces storm Yemen's Hodeidah airport amid Houthis resistance

    They say they came to power in a popular revolt against corruption and are protecting the country from foreign invasion. Houthi spokesmen, for their part, have yet to comment on the army's claims.
  • Harley shifting production overseas to address European Union  tariffs

    Harley shifting production overseas to address European Union tariffs

    All three say they will be forced to close their plants unless they can get relief from the Trump administration's steel tariffs . Harley's departure is particularly embarrassing for Trump since the president has repeatedly praised the company .
    Saudi prince Alwaleed driven by daughter as driving ban lifted

    Saudi prince Alwaleed driven by daughter as driving ban lifted

    Forty-seven-year-old Clinical Psychologist Samira al-Ghamdi is among those who have already received a driving licence. The ban's reversal, however, has coincided with a recent crackdown on women's rights activists in the country.
    Nick Jonas just made his relationship with Priyanka Chopra official!

    Nick Jonas just made his relationship with Priyanka Chopra official!

    The American singer-songwriter posted an uber cute video on his instagram handle where Priyanka can be seen walking towards him. Priyanka Chopra Unfinished She continued as, I've always wanted to write a book, but the timing never felt right.
  • Liverpool readying huge Marco Asensio bid

    Liverpool readying huge Marco Asensio bid

    Despite interest from European Champions Real Madrid , The Mirror states "The Frenchman still wants to move to Reds". Nabil Fekir could still leave Lyon this summer, despite a move to Liverpool collapsing earlier this month.
    #WC2018: Colombia eliminate Poland with 3-0 win

    #WC2018: Colombia eliminate Poland with 3-0 win

    Lewandowski's Bayern teammate James is expected to come back into Colombia's lineup. They offered little in this game, with Robert Lewandowski anonymous.

    Senegal, Japan share the points in thriller

    Japan and Senegal are now tied atop the Group H table on three points after pulling off upsets in their first games. The 32-year-old Honda, a former AC Milan forward, became the first Japanese player to score at three World Cups.
  • Samantha Bee claims she 'uncovered' the NYT's Stephen Miller interview audio

    Samantha Bee claims she 'uncovered' the NYT's Stephen Miller interview audio

    So news website Splinter responded Wednesday by publishing his personal phone number , suggesting readers "call him about it". Users who shared Miller's number were forced to delete the tweet and had their accounts locked out for several hours.
    Marin Cilic and Novak Djokovic set for Queen's final after semifinal wins

    Marin Cilic and Novak Djokovic set for Queen's final after semifinal wins

    I think everything was working well for those two-and-a-half weeks. "Today I just didn't have any chances to break at all". World number six Cilic was out-aced 16-11 but never gave Australian maverick Kyrgios a sniff of a service break.
    Delhi University Celebrates International Yoga Day

    Delhi University Celebrates International Yoga Day

    The Prime Minister said that yoga is one of the most precious gifts and termed it is "ancient yet modern". Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said yoga reflects India's "soft power" globally.

Luka Doncic at forefront for Atlanta Hawks at 3rd overall Luka Doncic at forefront for Atlanta Hawks at 3rd overall But as ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Tuesday , Doncic started to separate himself in the Hawks' internal draft conversation. Doncic's No. 1 fan, Mirjam Poterbin, regularly gushes about her 19-year-old son on social media, calling him her "champion".

Argentina handed a final shot at World Cup salvation Argentina handed a final shot at World Cup salvation Denmark require just a point to join France in the knockout stages, and could even pip Les Bleus to top spot with a victory. Argentina will attempt to salvage its World Cup status when it takes on Nigeria on Tuesday evening.

Supreme Court sends back cases on discrimination, gerrymandering Supreme Court sends back cases on discrimination, gerrymandering According to The New York Times , the Supreme Courts decided not to hear Dassey's case , ending his long battle for freedom. In its unanimous ruling, the court wrote, "Public accommodations laws do not simply guarantee access to goods or services".

Prince William arrives in Israel on historic visit Prince William arrives in Israel on historic visit He was also to meet the mayor of Tel Aviv and attend a reception held by the British ambassador that will include demonstrations by Israeli tech startups.

Argentina star Lionel Messi stressed & unhappy at World Cup, says Pablo Zabaleta Argentina star Lionel Messi stressed & unhappy at World Cup, says Pablo Zabaleta Jorge Sampaoli's men are facing a group-stage exit in Russian Federation after collecting just one point from their opening two games.

James Harden named NBA Most Valuable Player James Harden named NBA Most Valuable Player Harden's award will undoubtedly cause more debate to occur in the coming days due to James' similarly-incredible campaign. Dwane Casey was chosen Coach of the Year for his work with the Toronto Raptors, who fired him last month.

Harry Kane now top scorer, sets new record against Panama Harry Kane now top scorer, sets new record against Panama Former England worldwide Gary Neville has lavished praise on striker Harry Kane after his hat-trick in the World Cup on Sunday. Panama's equal-sized army of red-shirted fans continued to dance and cheer on the "Canaleros" (Canalmen) to the end.

England and Belgium into World Cup last 16, Tunisia and Panama out England and Belgium into World Cup last 16, Tunisia and Panama out It wasn't Kane on the end this time but Stones, who was left unmarked to score his first global goal. Kane made it five just before the break after he had been wrestled to the ground.

The World's Ugliest Dog contest crowns its latest, absolutely PRECIOUS victor The World's Ugliest Dog contest crowns its latest, absolutely PRECIOUS victor For almost 30 years, the World's Ugliest Dog (r) Contest has been a testament that the pedigree does not define the pet. Last year's victor was 57kg gentle giant named Martha - a Neopolitan Mastiff with gas and a droopy face.

What's that extra in my online cart? Soon, maybe a sales tax What's that extra in my online cart? Soon, maybe a sales tax Supreme Court in a decision that should help level the playing field between bricks-and-mortar and internet-based sellers. The 16 states with laws similar to South Dakota's, including IN and ME , are less likely to be challenged.

Brazil v Costa Rica preview Brazil v Costa Rica preview "I returned the ball because it was not this ball that was going to win us the game". Costa Rica have none and crashed out of the competition.

Hazard plays down Lukaku comment after Panama win Hazard plays down Lukaku comment after Panama win Asked about Courtois' comments afterwards, a smiling Hazard said: "He wants to give me confidence!" " I was on a mission ". [I got a] nice assist, but usually when I pass to Romelu , he scores, so it's not that hard to get an assist sometimes.

SWAMP STRIKES BACK: Conservative Immigration Bill FAILS, 41 Republicans Vote AGAINST SWAMP STRIKES BACK: Conservative Immigration Bill FAILS, 41 Republicans Vote AGAINST Media captionThe sound of migrant children separated from parents What is Trump's strategy? The vote is delayed until next week. Mr Trump has often chafed at this, which also leaves his party vulnerable to dissent by just one or two Republican senators.

Gary Neville argues with several English journalists on subject of leaked notes Gary Neville argues with several English journalists on subject of leaked notes There has, as yet, been no comment from the England camp denying that this is the team for the match in Nizhny Novgorod . Holland apologized to the squad at training on Friday in Repino, near St.

Family Separation Ceased with Executive Order Signing Family Separation Ceased with Executive Order Signing Trump's order asks that families be housed together "where appropriate and consistent with law and available resources". Democrats "are conflicted", he said, because they "like the narrative" of blaming Trump for separating families.