iPhone XR gets haptic touch notification preview with iOS 12.1.1 update

iOS 12.1.1

The iPhone XR is currently the best selling iPhone at the moment but it’s also the only new iPhone that lacks 3D touch. Instead, it comes with Haptic Touch which isn’t pressure-sensitive but it gives a haptic feedback when you perform long-presses. 

To bridge the gap between haptic touch and 3D touch, Apple is enabling notification preview on the iPhone XR with the latest iOS 12.1.1 update which is rolling out now to all supported iOS devices.

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So what if the iPad Pro bends easily?

The new iPad Pro is an amazing device. It comes in 11-inch and 12.9-inch variations, feature an all-new design with edge-to-edge Liquid Retina display, Face ID integration, a USB-C port (woohoo) and the stellar A12X Bionic processor. Everyone agrees that the latest iPad Pro is the best tablet you can get right now. The device has a great battery life, great performance and does everything really, really well. Except for one thing. It turns out that the iPad Pro bends when you apply bending force to it, but is that a big deal? 

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The 1TB iPad Pro comes with 6GB of RAM

There’s a lot to like about Apple’s completely redesigned iPad Pro. From its edge-to-edge display to its Face ID integration, to the performance of its bespoke top-of-the-line A12X processor, the iPad Pro is, as Apple would put it, the best iPad yet. They’ve even opted for a more widely adopted USB-C port instead of Apple’s proprietary lightning connector — a first for an iOS. That to me is a sign of progress. 

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iOS 12.1 available for download from today. Should fix “beautygate” bug, brings Group FaceTime and new emoji to iPhone and iPad

iOS 12.1 is available from Tuesday, October 30 for the iPhone (from iPhone 5S and later), the iPad (from iPad mini 2 and later) and even the 6th generation iPod touch. The update brings with a list of enhancements including support for Group FaceTime and 70 new emoji for the iPhone and iPad.

For the newer iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR, iOS 12.1 will enable Depth Control in camera preview and dual SIM support via eSIM.

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The new iPad Pro has an edge-to-edge Liquid Retina Display and it now uses USB-C

Apple has just unveiled their latest iPad Pro and it’s the biggest change yet since the original model. Similar to the iPhone X, the new iPad has finally ditched the iconic home button with Touch ID and it also gets an edge-to-edge display. Fortunately, there’s no notch but it does get a redesigned pencil. Apple has also made a surprising switch from a lightning connector to a more universal USB-C port.

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