Facebook is rolling out its latest photo sharing feature on the News Feed and in VR. It's called 3D photos, and it captures depth and movement in subjects using the distance between the foreground and background. The technology requires Portrait Mode, which is available on the iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max. The feature will be available in various markets around the world over the next few weeks.
Now that over half of active iOS devices are already running iOS 12, Apple is rolling out the next update. iOS 12.0.1 will include minor fixes for some issues that have been causing inconvenience for some iPhone owners. For those who have not yet upgraded to iOS 12, it comes highly recommended. iOS 12 optimizes much of the behind-the-scenes operation of any compatible iOS device.
Besides adding a few simple changes to the iPhone markup tools, iOS 12 also adds the ability to add different camera effects to photos in the Messages app. You can now add different filters, Snapchat-like captions, or shapes to any photo taken and sent as a text message. Users can also access their app drawers to add stickers from sticker packs or apps downloaded from the Apple App Store.
Here's how to use camera effects on photos taken in the Messages app:
Drivers with CarPlay enabled vehicles or a third-party CarPlay display enjoy total integration of their iPhone with the vehicle. CarPlay may be optimized to make iOS simple to use from behind the wheel, but one of the top navigation tools has been missing. Finally, fans of Waze can use their favorite GPS app directly in CarPlay.
The football season kicks off this evening with the defending Super Bowl LII champion Philadelphia Eagles facing the Atlanta Falcons. For fans looking to get their weekly fix of NFL games, the iPhone offers convenient access to live action streaming. Sunday, Monday and Thursday games can be viewed thanks to a variety of different network apps.