Tag: Apple

AirPlay 2 is now coming to more TV models, here is the list

AirPlay 2 is now coming to more TV models, here is the list

This week, we reported that AirPlay 2 and iTunes will be coming to some 2018 and newer Samsung Smart TV models and now from all the CES 2019 announcements, Apple have revealed that more smart TVs coming this year from Samsung, Vizio, LG and Sony will be supporting AirPlay 2 and HomeKit. What does this mean? Having support for AirPlay 2 directly into the TV means you’ll no longer need […]

AirPlay 2 and iTunes coming soon to Samsung Smart TVs

AirPlay 2 and iTunes coming soon to Samsung Smart TVs

On Sunday last week, Samsung announced that it has been working with Apple on some pretty big news. For the first time since Apple adopted iTunes on Windows back in 2003, iTunes content will be coming to an additional non-Apple platform. iTunes on Samsung It may seem like iTunes is coming to Samsung TVs, but it’s Apple’s movies and tv shows from iTunes which are coming to Samsung’s range of […]

Apple Music is coming to Amazon Echo later this month

Apple Music is coming to Amazon Echo later this month

Apple Music, since it’s launch hasn’t really been available on third party devices, apart from Android. It has long been an ‘Apple only’ service, which makes sense as Apple doesn’t typically make money off services, it is the hardware which brings in the money but this week Amazon and Apple both announced that Apple Music will be coming to the range of Echo devices later this month. The announcement took […]

Apple is hosting an event on October 30th, expect new Macs and iPads

Apple is hosting an event on October 30th, expect new Macs and iPads

2018 isn’t over for Apple, we’ve had the event in September for the new iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR and the new Apple Watch Series 4 but people have been expecting new products. When’s the event? First things first – Apple sent out invites late last week for the event which is taking place on October 30th and for the first time in a while, its on the […]

iOS 12 is now running on more than half of active devices

iOS 12 is now running on more than half of active devices

iOS 12 was released a little under a month ago, back in September – and already over half of the devices that can run iOS 12, are now running it. Last year, in 2017 with iOS 11 – it took 50 days for 50% of devices to start running iOS 11. Quick takeup With iOS 12, it has been well advertised that this new update does in fact help improve […]

HomePod will be on sale in Spain and Mexico from October 26th

HomePod will be on sale in Spain and Mexico from October 26th

In a press release from Apple about the new software update for HomePod, it mentions all the new features that were added with iOS 12 for HomePod, but at the very bottom of the page it mentions HomePod is available in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, the UK and US, and will be available in Mexico and Spain starting October 26. HomePod is available in white and space gray at an […]

iOS 12.0.1 released, fixes iPhone XS charging bug and WiFi issues

iOS 12.0.1 released, fixes iPhone XS charging bug and WiFi issues

Today, Apple has released the first update to iOS 12 since it was released almost a month ago. iOS 12.0.1, which is now out for download fixes a number of bugs and issues that have occurred since the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max were launched, some users have reported WiFi issues as well as a number of charging issues. Charging issues When the iPhone XS starting shipping out to […]

tvOS 12 now out for Apple TV 4th Gen and 4K

tvOS 12 now out for Apple TV 4th Gen and 4K

Alongside yesterdays slew of updates for HomePod, iPhone and Apple Watch – tvOS 12 was also released for the Apple TV fourth generation and Apple TV 4K. Like all the other Apple software this year, it was also announced at WWDC 2018 back in June and unlike iOS 12 and watchOS 5 there isn’t actually much new here. What’s new? The big notable features are: Support for Dolby Atmos surround […]

iOS 12.1 released to developers for testing

iOS 12.1 released to developers for testing

Just as the final release of iOS 12 was released yesterday for iPhone and iPad, along comes a new version, for developers only at this stage. iOS 12.1 is now out for registered developers and is intended for testing compatibility between the new code in iOS and the developer’s apps. What’s new? Well, in the release of iOS 12 yesterday – one of the big name features wasn’t included, Group […]

watchOS 5 now out for Apple Watch

watchOS 5 now out for Apple Watch

Today, alongside the new updates for tvOS 12, iOS 12 and the minor update for the HomePod Apple has also released watchOS 5 for the Apple Watch. Like the other Apple software released today, it was first announced earlier this year at WWDC in June. What’s new? If you have opted to stick with your current Apple Watch this year and not plump for the newly released Apple Watch Series […]