MarkupMarkup allows users to markup webpages, documents, PDFs, screenshots, photos, and more. Redesigned app pages putting more of a focus on video previews, nicer display of Editors’ Choice badges, easier access of user ratings and reviews, and more information about the In-App Purchases for an app. Expanded use of 3D Touch.Lock screen notifications to support an expanded view and access to quick actions. Related memories to rediscover photos, based on location, time, people, scenes and objects.

Spotlight shows you more information at a glance with new rich search results for artists, entertainers, TV shows and movies, as well as your contacts. And you can now search your photos in Spotlight and even search based on text in your photos by using Live Text. Notifications have a new look, including contact photos and larger app icons to make them easier to identify.


Fixed an issue that could prevent Wallet updates and Lock screen alerts from displaying. IBooks now supports 3D Touch to peek and pop pages from the table of contents, notes and bookmarks, and from search results inside a book. Ability to download albums or playlists from your iCloud Music Library by tapping the iCloud download button.

App Store 11.4 includes AirPlay 2 multi-room audio, support for HomePod stereo pairs, and Messages in iCloud. Apple iOS uses a multi-touch interface in which simple gestures operate compatible devices, such as swiping your finger across the screen to move to the next page or pinching your fingers to zoom out. There are millions of iOS apps available for download in the Apple App Store, the most popular app store of any mobile device. Originally, iPod Touch users had to pay for system software updates. This was due to accounting rules that designated it not a “subscription device” like iPhone or Apple TV, and improvements to the device required payments.

  • Fixes an issue where a lock screen issue allowed access to photos and contacts on a locked device.
  • Re-introduced the ability to cancel and delete apps that are currently downloading.
  • While reading an email the user can swipe right to open a list of messages and swipe left to bring back the open email message again.
  • QuickTypeNew emoji, including gender-diverse options to existing characters, single-parent family variations, rainbow flag and redesigns of popular emoji.
  • Status bar reflects the color of the top-most banner in 3rd party apps.

In October 2016, Apple opened its first iOS Developer Academy in Naples inside University of Naples Federico II’s new campus. The course is completely free, aimed at acquiring specific technical skills on the creation and management of applications for the Apple ecosystem platforms. At the academy there are also issues of business administration and there is a path dedicated to the design of graphical interfaces. As of 2020, the academy graduated almost a thousand students from all over the world, who have worked on 400 app ideas and have already published about 50 apps on the iOS App Store.

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On March 6, 2008, Apple renamed this form of OS X to “iPhone OS” following the release of the iPhone software development kit. Samsung smart TVs do not support HomeKit and cannot be added to the Home app. Trigger a scene based on who’s home, like automatically turning the lights off as you leave if nobody else is there. “Microsoft PR spokesman condemns iPad for being “locked down” “. “32-bit apps will not launch on iOS 11, Mac App Store transition to 64-bit from 2018”. By late 2011, iOS accounted for 60% of the market share for smartphones and tablets.

Bug fixesFixed issue with blank or frozen video during a FaceTime call. VoiceOver now reads the entire chart in Stocks app while in landscape mode. Addressed issue where the keyboard could not be brought back when highlighting and swiping through search results.

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