• IOS 11.2.5 Released with HomePod Support

    9 monthes ago - By Phone Scoop

    Apple today made iOS 11.2.5 available to iPhones and iPads. The update primarily adds support for Apple's forthcoming HomePod speaker. It also makes it possible for iPhone and iPad owners to ask Siri to read the day's news. The news feature is initially only available in the U.S., the U.K., and Australia. iOS 11.2.5 also fixes bugs and smoothes over performance. The update is free to download and install.
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  • Apple's latest iOS update brings Siri news briefs and HomePod support

    9 monthes ago - By Engadget

    Siri's news reading feature is no longer limited to the beta testing crowd. Apple has officially released iOS 11.2.5, and the centerpiece is the ability to ask Siri for the latest happenings. If you're in the US, UK or Australia, you can get a briefi...
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  • Apple releases iOS 11.2.5 and watchOS 4.2.2 updates

    Apple releases iOS 11.2.5 and watchOS 4.2.2 updates

    9 monthes ago - By TmoNews

    IPhone and iPad users, it's time to update. iOS 11.2.5 is now available for the iPhone and iPad. One feature of this update is a fix for a bug called chaiOS. The bug involved a link to a webpage with hundreds of thousands of characters in its metadata which, when sent using Messages, would generate a link preview that could freeze the Messages app and possibly crash the iPhone. Also included in iOS 11.2.5 is support...
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  • Apple releases iOS 11.2.5 with HomePod support, other improvements and bug fixes

    Apple releases iOS 11.2.5 with HomePod support, other improvements and bug fixes

    9 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    Apple has just announced iOS 11.2.5 is now being pushed out to all compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch units. As expected, the main focus of the update is HomePod support, but Apple included a handful of improvements and fixes as well.
    So, besides the fact that you'll be able to set up and automatically transfer your Apple ID, Apple Music, Siri and Wi-Fi settings to HomePod, you'll also get the so-called Siri News.
    With Siri News, you'll be able to say “Hey Siri, play the news” and the digital assistant will immediately read the news. Additionally, you can now ask for specific ...
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  • IOS 11.2.5 and watchOS 4.2.2 updates released by Apple

    IOS 11.2.5 and watchOS 4.2.2 updates released by Apple

    9 monthes ago - By PhoneDog

    After weeks of beta releases , iOS 11.2.5 is now available.
    Apple today released iOS 11.2.5 for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The update includes a fix for the chaiOS bug that could cause the Messages app to freeze and possibly cause the iPhone to crash. Also included is HomePod support and the ability for Siri to read the news in the US, UK, and Australia.
    To download iOS 11.2.5, go to Settings > General > Software Update on your iOS device.
    Also released today is watchOS 4.2.2 for Apple Watch, which includes unspecified improvements and bug fixes. This update is available by going to...
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  • IPhone users can now ask Siri to read daily news podcasts

    IPhone users can now ask Siri to read daily news podcasts

    9 monthes ago - By The Verge

    Apple's latest iOS beta release, under version number 11.2.5, arrived today with support for the company's new HomePod speaker. More importantly, for those who don't intend to buy Apple's $350 Sonos competitor, this newest iOS release is also bringing a Siri-delivered news briefing. Now, iPhone and iPad owners can ask Siri to read the news and get a daily podcast briefing from The Washington Post , which is the default. Other options include Fox News, NPR, and CNN. News of the Siri update was first reported by 9to5Mac and has been confirmed with the public beta release notes out now.
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  • IOS 11.2.5 release adds HomePod support and Siri News

    IOS 11.2.5 release adds HomePod support and Siri News

    9 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    IOS 11.2.5 has been released, and while Apple's latest update may have HomePod support as its headline features, there'll be iPhone functionality that appeals even if the smart speaker doesn't. The new version of the iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and iPod touch software brings with it support for setting up the HomePod, should you be among those picking up the...
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  • IOS 11.2.5 out for iPhone and iPad, patches annoying 'text bomb' bug

    9 monthes ago - By ZDnet

    Bug fixes, new Siri tricks, and support for the upcoming release of the HomePod smartspeaker.
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  • IOS 11.2.5, watchOS 4.2.2 and tvOS 11.2.5 are now available to download

    IOS 11.2.5, watchOS 4.2.2 and tvOS 11.2.5 are now available to download

    9 monthes ago - By MobileSyrup

    The latest public versions of Apple's various operating systems - iOS 11.2.5, watchOS 4.2.2 and tvOS 11.2.5 - are now available to download. In terms of iOS, 11.2.5 solves a recently uncovered malicious link bug that caused iMessage to instantly crash and freeze. iOS 11.2.5 also revealed some of the upcoming HomePod smart speakers functionality , including the ability to create custom scenes, as well as support for muting the smart speaker's “Hey Siri” functionality. Apple has revealed that its $349 USD HomePod is set to launch in the U.S. on February 9th , but a Canadian release date has...
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  • IOS 11.2.5 is here, go download it right now

    IOS 11.2.5 is here, go download it right now

    9 monthes ago - By TheBoyGeniusReport

    Apple has released the latest version of its mobile operating system, iOS 11.2.5. Anyone running iOS 11 on their device can download the software as an over-the-air update.
    Although Apple usually saves the significant feature updates for single-digit iterations , iOS 11.2.5 does bring at least one new feature, according to pre-release developer versions of iOS 11.2.5. The new feature adds functionality to Siri, who can now offer up daily news podcasts when you ask about current news headlines. At launch, it appears that Siri will tap into news from the Washington Post, Fox News, CNN, or NPR.
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