This week’s tip stories: iOS 11.4, new HomePod features, final notation WWDC rumors, more

In this week’s tip stories: WWDC sum forward of subsequent week’s keynote, Apple releases iOS 11.4 with new HomePod features, we puncture adult a new Apple Watch face, and more. Read on for all of this week’s biggest stories…

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Headlining a news this week was a recover of iOS 11.4. The refurbish brings several long-awaited facilities to Apple devices, including Messages in iCloud, and new HomePod features. For HomePod users, a refurbish includes stereo pairing support, as good as multi-room audio. Apple also expelled watchOS 4.3.1, macOS 10.13.5, and tvOS 11.4.

Next week is WWDC, that this week brought several last-minute reports on what Apple could announce during a event.

Bloomberg reported on Thursday that Apple will not deliver new MacBooks and iPads during WWDC. Instead, those inclination will come after this year. Additionally, a news pronounced that Apple is formulation a new Apple Watch pattern for after this year, observant that a same bands that work with a stream Apple Watch will work with a rested model.

On Friday, Reuters reported that Apple will ascent ARKit with a ability for dual users to see a same practical intent in space.

Apple subsequent week will entrance collection to let dual iPhone users share protracted reality. The idea is for dual users to see a same practical intent in a same space around their particular devices. The approach, that has not been formerly reported, differs from Google’s, that requires scans of a player’s sourroundings to be sent to, and stored in, a cloud.

Meanwhile, 9to5Mac uncovered a new watch face entrance to Apple Watch users subsequent week. Inspired by a Pride rainbow flag, this watch face will strictly go live on Monday for all users. Check it out in action right here.

These and a rest of this week’s tip stories below…

iOS | macOS | tvOS | watchOS |

Mac + iPad |


HomePod |

Apple Watch |

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This week’s tip video |

Happy Hour Podcast #174 |

This week Benjamin and Zac speak Apple Watch examination tracking, Apple’s new remoteness portal in a EU, Apple Watch’s dark Pride watch face, HomePod gaining calendar, stereo, and AirPlay 2 support, and macOS 10.14 wish list items.

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Making The Grade |

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