Is your device compatible with iOS 11?

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Is your iPad or iPhone compatible with the latest version of iOS?
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iOS 11 launches in Tuesday September 19th, 2017, and will be an amazing update for both iPhone and iPad. It brings Do Not Disturb While Driving, a much-improved Siri, a brand-new space-saving photo format, a whole new interface and multitasking system on the iPad, and a zillion little tweaks that improve almost everything. But is your iDevice compatible?

You can no longer browse the App Store inside iTunes

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iTunes no longer has a window to the App Store.
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The next iPod touch could have iPhone X’s hottest feature

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One more thing for tomorrow?
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From the tenth anniversary iPhone X to a next-gen Apple Watch and a 4K Apple TV, tomorrow’s Apple keynote is going to be a packed affair. However, Apple could potentially have one more thing to announce at the event: a brand new iPod touch.

Last updated in July 2015, a new iPod touch is long overdue. According to the recently-released treasure of iOS 11 developer code, a new model could be in the works. The most exciting bit? Its code hints at the same facial recognition technology the new iPhone will sport.

Free tool makes wirelessly backing up iOS devices a breeze

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Backups have never been simpler.
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Backing up your iOS devices can be a pain — but not if you have iMazing Mini, a smart yet simple new tool from DigiDNA that makes backups a breeze.

It not only gives you more control over your data, but it can perform backups wirelessly on a schedule that suits you. It also has a whole bunch of other awesome features, and it’s completely free — without any pesky ads.

Today in Apple history: Apple celebrates massive iPod touch milestone

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Apple released a new budget iPod touch to mark the occasion.
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May30May 30, 2013: Apple announces that it has sold more than 100 million iPod touches since they first went on sale in 2007.

To mark the occasion, it launches a brand new, stripped-down 16GB iPod touch model, with a budget price of $229. The music player is missing some of the features of its high-end siblings, but the smaller price tag opens it up to new customers.

Apple delivers iOS 10.3.2 to public with new bug fixes

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Future iPhone displays could all be made by LG.
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The final version of iOS 10.3.2 is now officially available to the public starting today after Apple tested five beta builds of the update with developers the past few weeks.

Apple released iOS 10.3.2 today along with new update for Apple TV, Apple Watch and macOS. All four new software updates are available for free and bring a host of bug fixes and security to each of Apple’s platforms.

Apple pulls tool that helped identify stolen iOS devices

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The Activation Lock checker has mysteriously disappeared.
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Apple has pulled its iCloud Activation Lock page which helped users find out if an iOS device was locked to an iCloud account.

The tool could be used to verify that a used iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch wasn’t stolen before you purchased it — but the website’s URL now leads to an error page.