Apple's Alleged Upcoming iPad May Feature Face ID Technology

Apple has a plan to fight iOS bugs

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.

According to the Bloomberg article, the only feature to expect on the iPad in iOS 11 is for Apple's Animoji characters to arrive on the iPad (which would match with rumors suggesting that Face ID is coming to the tablet).

In good news for iPhone users sick of buggy iOS software, Apple is revamping its entire development schedule to focus on perfecting what it's got instead of relentlessly churning out new features. While TrueDepth and Animojis are now exclusive to the iPhone X, the report indicates that a new iPad model will include the necessary hardware to support the feature.

Apple has been criticized for several humiliating failures in quality assurance with iOS 10 and 11 related to the keyboard and Apple Pay Cash. Under the new scheme, major features will be planned over a two-year period, with engineers having more leeway to delay features that need more work.

Apple' solution: don't pressure developers to cram flashy features into apps ahead of stability.

Apple will reveal its next major platform update for mobile devices, iOS 12, in the summer this year before eventually releasing it in the fall. This includes a framework for third parties to develop apps that will work on iOS and macOS devices - part of what was reported on earlier by the outlet's Mark Gurman.

The New York Post reports individuals within a jailbreak community encouraged a "low-level" Apple employee to leak iBoot's source code in 2016, resulting in the biggest leak in Apple's history.

Quoting sources, the report claims that Apple software chief Craig Federighi last month laid out a new strategy for the company's army of engineers.

Apple has a very convincing rational behind delaying various features and adopting a new iOS release cycle.

According to Bloomberg's sources, Apple will now start working on next two years of updates and engineers are now given the discretion to put new features on the backburner if they feel the code is not polished enough for shipping.

Oh, and the iOS 12 update will have a redesigned, built-in Stocks app. Internally speculated to be known as "Peace", what will later most likely become iOS 12, is expected to be released in September of 2018. Apple might also wait on rolling out some new Apple Pencil features, as well as a new toggle in the email app to mute threads.

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Minister calls for assurances from NGOs in wake of Oxfam allegations
Feb 15, 2018 - 02:13
Mark Goldring, Chief Executive of Oxfam GB, said: "I deeply respect Penny's decision to accept personal responsibility". Oxfam received £31.7 million (35.7 million euros, $43.8 million) from state coffers previous year .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro Launched, Mi TV Next
Feb 15, 2018 - 00:35
The connectivity features available on the Redmi Note 5 include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, microUSB and 3.5mm audio jack. Helping things along is a 4500k selfie light and AI-enhanced Beautify 4.0 to analyze a face and offer custom improvements.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top BT Group To Show Premier League Matches For Further Three Years
Feb 14, 2018 - 19:51
BT will continue to show games at 5.30pm on Saturdays next season and then move to Saturday lunchtime fixtures from August 2019. Sky will continue to be the chief telecaster of Premier League football after their broadcasting rights were extended to 2022.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top BMW X4 revealed before Geneva show
Feb 14, 2018 - 19:51
The auto is 81mm longer than the outgoing model, with 54mm added to the wheelbase and 37mm of extra width overall. The interior of the X4 shared with the X3 including a redesigned fascia with a freestanding infotainment screen.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top These Mardi Gras Memes & GIFs Are Hilariously True
Feb 14, 2018 - 19:50
Dining Services Executive Chef Matthew Lasof will make a tribute to his time in New Orleans with Mardi Gras night at Northside Cafe.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Sean Hannity Says Obama's Portrait Artist Included 'Sexual Innuendo' With Secret Sperm
Feb 14, 2018 - 19:49
And Sherald doesn't make the kind of portraits you see hanging in boardrooms or above the fireplace mantle in the homes of the 1%. He mentioned his adrenaline rush, explained the symbolic system of flowers in the portrait's verdure, and sat down.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Canada wins Olympic figure skating gold, U.S. grabs bronze
Feb 14, 2018 - 19:48
Canada won gold with 73 points, well ahead of Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation (66), and the Americans (62). Lundby turned World Cup ski jumping domination into Olympic gold with a jump of 110 meters for 264.6 points.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Hockey's Three Stars from Day 5 at the Olympics
Feb 14, 2018 - 19:46
Slovenia, playing in its second Olympic hockey tournament ever, boasts just one player with NHL experience: forward Jan Mursak. Many spent stints in the NHL - five games here, 10 more there - before turning to a journeyman career in European leagues.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Russian Military Contractors Killed in US-Led Attack in Syria
Feb 14, 2018 - 19:30
President Vladimir Putin's spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, wouldn't comment on the reports either, saying they needed to be verified. The soldiers were reportedly mercenaries fighting for the Assad regime in Syria who attacked a USA held refinery/base.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Chris Mazdzer wins USA's first-ever male singles luge medal
Feb 12, 2018 - 02:02
Erin Hamlin became the first American to win a singles medal in the women's event in 2014; the USA has four medals in doubles. Far more heartbreaking was Loch; he hopped just the tiniest bit on his final run, enough to drop him into fifth.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top YouTube will downgrade discoverability of channels posting offensive content
Feb 12, 2018 - 01:57
In December, he was criticised for uploading a video of a dead body recorded in Japan's so-called suicide forest . Understandably, the video caused an outcry, and Paul took several weeks off after giving an abrupt apology.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top NY attorney general files civil rights suit against Harvey Weinstein, Weinstein Co
Feb 12, 2018 - 01:45
Employee accounts of sexual harassment, intimidation and other misconduct are part of the suit. Telephone and email messages seeking comment from Mr Weinstein were not immediately returned.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Canada orders evaluation of helicopter sale to Philippines
Feb 12, 2018 - 01:36
Human rights groups accuse police of carrying out illegal killings, staging crime scenes and falsifying reports, a charge they deny.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Woman flushes emotional support hamster down the toilet at suggestion of airlines
Feb 11, 2018 - 05:30
Aldecosea, who acquired the animal after a cancer scare says she had a doctor's note certifying Pebbles' status as such. According to the 21-year-old from Miami , an airline employee suggested she flush Pebbles , or set her free.

Pence says there is "no daylight" between United States and South Korea
Feb 11, 2018 - 05:28
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach then handed the podium to Moon, who declared the Olympics officially open. At the opening ceremony for the Games, Mr Pence, Kim Yo-jong and Kim Yong-nam were seated in close proximity to each other.