Interested in iOS Rumors? Here’s UK Release Date and Latest Features Explained

Are you not waiting for the new iOS? So, welcome here. Apple has announced the dates for WWDC 2017 and hence, it will be then when we will get the Developer Preview of the new iOS 11 and get to see the new iOS 11 operating system.

When will it be hurled in UK? What new features will be there in the new creation? What sort of iPads and iPhones will be able to install and run iOS 11?

2017 is said to be a belter for the company and even for its fans as it is the 10th anniversary of the original iPhone.

Release Date
If Apple follow its custom and usual pattern, we can see that the new iOS 11 will be available to the public in September 2017, post a beta and unveiling of it at WWDC in June 2017. A major update and showcasing of plans will be expected this spring.
As updated on 16th March, 2017 with a prediction that almost 200,000 apps and possibly many more will be plugged in from the App Store when iOS 11

New features

Dark Mode – Like the present night mode, this new Dark Mode will enable you to read your iPhone or iPad more comfortably in low light.

Apple ID – The new iOS 11 will let us have a new Apple ID profile in the Settings menu.

iCloud – The phone shall feature a new iCloud storage breakdown.

App Compatibility – There will be a new section in Settings that will list apps that “will not work with future versions of iOS and that might slow down your iPhone”.

Natural-sounding Siri – Siri now has become better and more useful for it was a fun figure earlier. Apple is now planning to make it sound more human-like.

In addition to these, there will be HomeKit, Safari, Wifi Calling, CarPlay, Widgets, Finger-detecting dynamic keyboard etc.

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How to dry out a Wet iPhone, Apple Watch or an Activity Tracker

The iPhone and Apple Watch are two noteworthy devices which are water-resistant. But you should still be careful. Well, it is not so hard to end up with a wet phone, wet activity tracker or a wet smart watch. Here in this post, we are going to reveal some tricks which are useful for drying out a wet device.

Apple has disclosed its iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, both of which are IP67-rated, i.e. dust and waterproof. This implies they can survive a dunk in a swimming pool, the toilet or the bath, as long as they aren’t submerged more than 1 minute and left there for more than 30 minutes. Well, we should know that all iPhones are not waterproof. So, you need to follow are tips below if you get your iPhone wet accidentally.
iPhone 7 water resistant
At first, you should not try to use it. After taking your phone out of the water, just switch it off and if it’s a phone, then remove all available parts along with the SIM and finally rub it dry on a towel or a cloth. Shake it gently also for removing water from its ports. After that, follow our rips for fixing a water-damaged activity tracker, smart watch or a phone.

Remember that your device may be damaged already and can’t be repaired and these steps may not be helpful to dry out the device or make it working again. Find below some tricks to dry out the device:

The rice trick:
Rice can suck up water amazingly. Make your device covered with rice in a big bowl for 24 hours. Hopefully, you will find then your dry device and will be able to switch it on again. If the trick doesn’t work, then apply it for next 3-4 days.

Other tricks to try:
If there is a good warm airing cupboard in your home, then just leave your phone or smart watch or activity tracker there for 1-3 days as it can help draw out the unwanted moisture from the device.

Water-damage Don’ts:
The following things should not be done by you while fixing a water-damaged iPhone, Apple watch or fitness tracker:
– Don’t put your wet device in the refrigerator.
– Don’t heat up your wet device with a hair dryer.
– Don’t leave your wet device on the radiator.
– Don’t put your water-damaged device in the tumble dryer.
– Don’t through your wet device against a wall.

If it’s your wet iPhone or any other Apple device which you want to dry out, then just tell the truth to the Apple Store, as they can know that your iPhone got wet with the internal liquid detector inside the iOS devices. This way, you can be helped by them.

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Apple Devices Are at Risk Due To the Security Bugs in MAC OS X and iOS

Researchers from the security team of Cisco’s Talos warned that there are many serious bugs in the update, which if left unpatched, could put users a serious risk of hackers.

Before the version 9.3.3 was released, Talos helped Apple patch the bugs in it and presently people have received all the details of the fixes, of which there are 5 remote code execution vulnerabilities. ImageIO, a programming interface which writes and reads image data, is affected by the bug.

The 5 specific vulnerabilities were described by Talos in its post. These vulnerabilities would enable somebody entering malicious code which would activate while OS X procedures some formats of image file: BMP, Digital Asset Exchange, OpenEXR and TIFF. According to the security team, TIFF is the most possible risk as it could be hit by several applications like iMessage, which renders that file format automatically while presents or receives different images in tied arrangement.


These vulnerabilities are quite similar to the Android bug StageFright, which was unveiled last year. Apple devices run very few versions of its OS and therefore some are left behind in the updating cycle. However, some of the attack vectors through iMessage and MMS suggested by Talos stay hypothetical, and in fact those who simulated in Safari and OS X successfully, don’t have a standard profile like multimedia messaging, as reported by MacWorld. The CEO of the security company, Trail of Bits, Dan Guido again adjourns the comparison of StageFright and mentions on Reddit that preparing a misuse for watchOS, tvOS and iOS could possibly take around 6 months.

Apple refused to comment, however the latest versions to fix the vulnerabilities for both iOS 9.3.3 and OS X E1 Capitan were launched on 18th July, Monday, the previous day of the report released by Talos.

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First Impression of Apple iOS 10 Beta: More Convenient, Clearer and Cleaner Makeover

This post is completely going to provide you our first impressions and hands-on preview of Apple iOS 10 Beta.

Apple iOS 10 Preview:

iOS 10 is the latest public version of Apple’s mobile OS for iPod touch, iPhone and iPad. Based on the Apple’s showcase of the new features at WWDC 2016, this represents the OS’ first impressions.

Apple iOS 10


Apple has done some significant changes in iOS 10 such as: the notification or the search page reached by swiping from the left of the lock screen, the notification center and the department of the lock screen. Even, Apple iOS 10-equipped iPhone will illuminate its screen and display you the lock screen while you lift it up. It has also done its implementation on superfast second-gen Touch ID.


Apple framed top features which have been changed, redesigned or added:

  1. Messages:

This is the most-used app on iOS. Changes are visual and superficial which include emoji. Now you send emoji opening the emoji keyboard and iOS will scan whether that emoji is equivalent to the text or not.

  1. Removing pre-installed applications:

Apple will help us remove Tips, Stocks and other pre-installed applications from iPhones and iPads.

  1. Home:

This brand new app of iOS lets you control all your HomeKit compatible smart home apparatus.

  1. Scenes:

This feature collects regularly utilized settings for multiple devices under a single button – thus pressing the Good Night button; you could lock the door, turn down the thermostat, and switch off the lights.

  1. QuickType:

QuickType is cleverer than the predictive emojis. If you ask for a contact details, it will find out the relevant number and suggest you that and it can show your appropriate location also. It supports using more than one language simultaneously.

Compatible Devices:

The following iPod touch, iPhones and iPads can run on iOS 10:

– 6th-gen iPod touch

iPhone SE, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone 6S, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5, iPhone 5S

– iPad Mini 4, iPad Mini 3, iPad Mini 2

– iPad Pro (12.9-inch and 9.7-inch models), iPad Air 2, iPad Air 1, iPad 4

Off course, additionally, every device introduced along with the OS in autumn.

Release Date:

iOS 10’s final release date has not been declared by Apple, yet hopefully it will release in coming 3 months.

iOS beta version is only for app developers and is possibly being riddled with compatibility and bugs issues with third-party apps, which already has been unveiled.

Everybody can join the public version of iOS 10. The public beta will be available for people to download in autumn.


It can’t be say clearly whether iOS 10 will be a placeholder or a groundbreaker. The feature of hiding pre-installed apps is much appreciated and the changes in Messages as well. However, people are actually going to get a lot of fun with the OS.


Gboard – Google app for iOS Keyboard

Just wow is the word… which actually represents Google. They have done such a marvelous work. Google has come up with a new smart keyboard app specially meant for iPhone named as G board. The Gboard app is very much helpful and impressive.

This feature has the ability to do a direct Google search from the keyboard. It actually means that when you are writing off a text and want to send an address or web page, you don’t need to leave the messaging app and then find and head back to send information.

What G Board simply allows you to tap on the G button on the extreme top right side of the keyboard. Types the information required by you and simply copy the “card “which appears in the message box. The information is ready to execute.
This is not all over with Google. They even added the way to search emojis. Now you can just tap the term and you will be see the emoji is on the screen. No scrolling down is required.


It’s just an amazing way Google has come up to provide information. Now searching and sending will not be tough any more. G board allows you to find out all sort of information from, restaurants, flights, hospital, school or any contact .just make a search , card will appear and then send the information with one tap to one or many contacts and keep the conversation going.

Google has even added on glide typing which means that GIF searching smart and swipe to text function will be easy. G board will soon be available in more languages and countries even.

Latest phones supporting this app iPhone 6S and iPhone SE


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Apple will sell its one billionth iPhone soon

Steve Jobs, held the first ever iPhone in his hands on 9th January 2007, at that time he wouldn’t have imagined of one billionth units sold out. Now, at the end of 2015 about 896 million iPhones are already sold out and Apple finds itself in a position where it is about to sell its one billionth iPhone device soon. As per analysts, if the Cupertino’s giant sells 50 million units in the first quarter and then another 44 million phones in the second quarter then the company will most probably enter just 10 million short from the billionth sales.

Until the iPhone SE, which is the upcoming 4 inch smartphone of the company suddenly reverses the course and take off, Apple will most likely sell its one billionth iPhone in July. This is the time just three months before Apple’s iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus get launched in the market.


Over this, Wall Street analysts are betting that one billionth iPhone might get rung up on 20th July this year. Also, Apple sold its one millionth iOS device in November 2014, which was a great victory for the company.

The Apple iPhone sold 2,70000 units in the first two days after their release and then the sales hit 1 million record by the month of September 2007. Apple’s iPhone 3G reported sales of one million units in the very first week of its release, which shocked the industry analysts. This can be compared to the 13 million sales record made by Apple’s iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus models sold in the opening weekend of September last year.


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WhatsApp for iOS update fixes a bug relating to storage space on iPhone

As per reports, the popular messaging app WhatsApp for iOS platform has now received an update that takes it to the version number 2.12.15. It is reported that this update is sent out to fix the bug in iPhone devices that consumes its unused storage space. The changelof released for this update mentions this bug and reports that after installing this new upgrade for the WhatsApp applications for iOS will eliminate the issue that caused it to use a lot of storage space on the iPhones.

It is also mentioned in the changelog that this update fixes another bug which caused WhatsApp to crash. Once you install this new update, you will be able to send and receive PDF files using WhatsApp. Also, the reports reveal that the new version includes an improved design for browsing photos and videos. A new update is added which allows the users of the iPhone devices to zoom in on a video playing on the messaging app.

It allows you to share photos and videos coming from other apps installed on your phone including Google Drive, Dropbox and Microsoft OneDrive. In order to install the photos and videos on your iOS device simply open the “Photo/Video Library” and tap “Choose from another app”. Also, this new update brings along a variety of solid colors to choose from for the WhatsApp users on iOS, which can be used for their chat background.

If you have WhatsApp installed on your iPhone then you should head over to the App Store and install this update from there. In this way, you will be able to use the messaging app without worrying on how much free storage your iPhone will consume.


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Apple iPhone Night Shift Mode has a Rival App

Apple’s Night Shift mode app for its iPhone devices is designed in a sense to cut out the impact thrown by the blue light on the sleeping patterns of the users. We know that this app recently grabbed attention when the Cupertino’s giant made an announcement to use it as the key feature of the new iOS9 update.

Now, a third party developer which has built an app offering similar kind of features contacted Apple. The developer asked the manufacturer that if its tool can go to the App Store. As per reports, the developer has already been asked by Apple to withdraw it last year.

This third party app is called Flux, and allows the users to switch from blue light to less harmful yellow light while they are using their iPhone and iPad devices in dark. Earlier, this application was only available via the developer website but was removed later on the request from Apple. Now, as the giant has come out with its own version of the app, the developer says that Flux should be allowed back and the developer should get access to the tools atleast to help the company make it better.

The official blog post from this third party developer reads,

“Today we call on Apple to allow us to release Flux on iOS, to open up access to the features announced this week, and to support our goal of furthering research in sleep and chronobiology.” Flux is already available on Mac devices but if it’s ever seen on the iPad and iPhone devices then it most likely will be Apple’s own Night Shift mode. This will leave Flux in shade with the users opting for the built-in app rather than downloading the third party app available.


Apple iOS9 Vs Microsoft Windows 10 Mobile

iOS 9 is new and latest operating system which is used in Apple iPhones . This new operating system has all the latest and speedy features which really boost the speed of the device. Windows 10 is a new operating system which is used in Microsoft smart phones.
Windows 10 mobile applications are arranged in an alphabetical order which is easy to find and use whereas on the other side apple iOS 9 is arranged on a springboard in a grid manner. Notification is seen in notification centre of both the operating system.

Assistant : Siri has come in iPhone 4s as a virtual assistant. It allows to communicate with phone to do various task like making calla, open apps and many more. On the other side the windows 10 mobiles has Cortana which is really better than Siri. It holds advanced features which let the smart phone user use with windows 10 like finding a person on facebook app.
In iOS9, apple has introduced a feature in which Siri communicate with different applications.


Phones with latest Operating System

Apple iOS 9 has been seen in new devices of Apple like iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S.
Windows 10 mobile operating system is installed in Lumia 950 and 950 XL smartphones.

Beta software

Microsoft windows 10 mobile really look good as some new features are added which really improves the functionality of the device. The windows 10 mobile has 10511 approx build numbers for insiders.
Apple iOS 9 Beta 5 has pushed to developers except of few problems but iOS9 is a nice operating system to go for.


Updated features

Apple iOS 9 has updated a new feature which is known as Stack View for the applications. Some of the new applications are Proactive assistant, code and multitasking that really improves the battery performance and gives the device amazing battery backup.
Windows 10 has made a remarkable improvement in Cortana. It has even a custom background image too. Word and PowerPoint is also added by the Microsoft and edge browser.


iOS9 and Windows 10 give an edge to edge competition to each other. Both the operating system is latest and has given the smart phones amazing look which make them really attractive. It really depend upon the user which he like or nor according to the need. From security point of view and user preference Apple iOS 9 is better.