iOS 12 beta 8 – new features and updates [changelog]

iOS 12 was announced at WWDC 2018, with a number of new features like revamped notifications, Screen Time, Group FaceTime, improved device performance, Memojis, new Animojis and a lot more. However, with every major iOS release, there are always a number of small features that are not announced at WWDC by Apple. These are features that are discovered by users as new iOS 12 beta …

Apple releases iOS 12 beta 8 after a buggy beta 7 roll-back

Apple has released iOS 12 beta 8 as an over-the-air update as well as an IPSW on Apple Developer Center. Beta 7 was released earlier this week but was taken off after many users reported a bunch of performance issues on iPhone. These issues included sluggish performance during app launch and when using the notification center and lock screen. With this new release, Apple is …

Apple pulls iOS 12 beta 7 due to performance issues

Apple has pulled iOS 12 beta 7 developer preview due to performance issues. Released as an over-the-air update to developer beta testers, as well as an IPSW on Apple Developer Center, the new build resulted in users complaining in sluggishness through the operating system. Ultimately, this resulted in Apple removing the build as an OTA update, followed later by the removal of the IPSW from …

How to use Screen Time in iOS 12 to track and control app usage

Screen Time is a new feature in iOS 12 which allow users to track their device usage, set downtime to avoid distractions, configure app usage limits and manage parental controls on their devices. The purpose behind Screen Time is to help users understand how they use their devices, broken down by time spent on different apps and websites. The feature will be available to all …

Google releases Android P, names it Android 9 Pie

Google has released the latest major update to Android, version number 9, and named it Android 9 Pie. Codenamed Android P during testing, the new update has a number of new features which include a new gesture based multitasking interface (very similar to iPhone X), a Digital Wellbeing feature for tracking device usage, improved battery management, app actions, Slices and more. The update is now …