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Latest iOS 11.3 beta adds battery health settings

(Image: CNET/CBS Interactive) Apple on Tuesday released the second developer beta of iOS 11.3, including battery health monitoring features and recommendation if a battery needs to be replaced. The new update, promised by Apple, falls after criticism over its revelation it slows down older iPhones to prolong battery life without ...

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Apple releases iOS 11.2.2 for iPhone and iPad

iOS 11.2.2 software update. Another day, another patch to install. This time, it’s iOS 11.2.2 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Must read: How to tell if your iPhone battery needs replacing The patch is to fix the Spectre vulnerability that came to light earlier this month. Apple describes the ...

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Google launches three experimental photo apps for Android, iOS

CNET/CBS Interactive Google on Monday launched three experimental photography apps for iOS and Android to test experimental technology like object recognition, person segmentation, stylization algorithms, efficient image encoding, and decoding technologies. Google is calling the three apps, Storyboard, Selfissimo!, and Scrubbies, part of “appsperiments” inspired by Google’s Motion Stills app. ...

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Windows is gaining on iOS in the education market

Microsoft Windows is making gains in the K-12 education market in both the US and the rest of the world according to new numbers from Futuresource Consulting. Credit: Futuresource In the US, Microsoft’s gains are coming mainly at Apple’s expense, not Google’s. According to Futuresource’s data for Q3 2017, shipments ...

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What's it like using the world's fastest smartphone?

Apple A11 Bionic processor I should be awed by the fact that I own the world’s fastest smartphone, but to be honest it’s all a bit underwhelming. Must read: iOS 11 battery life is terrible According to Geekbench benchmarks, the A11 Bionic processor that powers the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 ...

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Despite smaller share, iOS continues to attract content apps first

HQ shows are scheduled at a specific time, require near-instant reaction, and pay out real money. Android is the world’s most popular operating system, but that does not mean that it s always the first target for mobile developers. For years, for example, Instagram abstained from producing an Android version. ...

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Microsoft's Edge browsing apps generally available for iOS, Android

Microsoft announced in October previews of new Edge browser apps for iOS and Android. On November 30, Microsoft officials are announcing that these apps are no longer in preview and are generally available for users in select markets.. By making Edge apps available on non-Windows operating systems, Microsoft is hoping ...

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