Apple Inc. Considering Making Big Changes To iOS Release Cycle

Adjust Comment Print

New features for the Apple Pencil and a toggle to mute notifications from specific threads in the email app have also been pushed out to 2019, as have redesigned home screens for the iPhone, iPad and CarPlay and a revamped Photos app.

Apple's decision for delaying a handful of new features and shifting its focus to under-the-hood changes is that the fast-paced schedule of adding new come at the expense of performance and buggy software. "The company will continue to update its software annually, but internally engineers will have more discretion to push back features that aren't as polished to the following year".

After receiving a number of complaints, the company has made a decision to halt new features for next two years and will be more focused on improving the operating system. Apple is now working on an iOS update codenamed "Peace" and a macOS update called "Liberty", expected to be released as iOS 12 and macOS 10.14, respectively.

This shift in software development will be in effect this year itself with the upcoming iOS update, which will likely be called iOS 12.

Apple has a lot of ideas in the works for iOS. And this may be good news for Apple users. On Friday, Motherboard reported that the leak started in 2016, when an Apple employee took that and other software to share with a group of five friends.

Читайте также: Jake Arrieta Rumors: Nationals to Target SP After Cubs Sign Yu Darvish

Apple might also make it possible for developers to release apps which work on the iPad, Mac, and iPhone, starting with macOS 10.14 and iOS 12, which will be unveiled at WWDC 2018. In addition, it will also feature a new Digital Health tool that will allow parents to keep a tab on children spending how much time on iOS devices. The report also pointed to some new iOS 11 (pictured above) features that rolled out later than planned last fall.

The new strategy has been laid by the company's Software Chief, Craig Federighi.

According to a report from Motherboard, the code is called "iBoot" and is responsible for ensuring your iPhone properly loads iOS when you turn your device on.

Apple is planning to launch a new iPad equipped with a Face ID camera for support of Animojis, and FaceTime integration for the animated animal faces.

According to the New York Post, security researchers claim access to iBoot could have huge security implications - even if the data is two years old. iBoot source code could provide jailbreak communities with new ways to hack iOS devices.

При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
«» 2007 - 2018 Copyright.
Автоматизированное извлечение информации сайта запрещено.

Код для вставки в блог