All the new features in iOS 12 and how to use them on your iPhone & iPad

iOS 12 is here. A major iteration to Apple’s mobile operating system, it focuses on performance and reliability yet offers plenty of new features to be excited about. You have new Animoji, or you can create your own. With Screen Time, you can take control of the time spent interacting with your iOS devices. Siri Shortcuts let you create complex workflows that trigger with a custom phrase. Here are the best new features in the iOS 12 software that you should know about, and how to use them.

The best cases for the iPhone XS Max

If you’ve pre-ordered an iPhone Xs Max, or are planning to pick one up at some point, you’re going to want to strongly consider picking up a case. I don’t care how good the phone looks without one, you’re talking about a $1,100+ gadget that is completely covered in glass. The good news is, there are plenty of case options available for Apple’s new 6.5-inch handset, and we’ve done the hard work so you don’t have to. Below is our roundup of the best cases for the iPhone Xs Max, with options for just about everyone’s taste, lifestyle and budget.