Tag: Apple

Scottish schools to receive 39,000 iPads thanks to CGI grant

Schools in Edinburgh, Scotland are set to receive 39,000 iPads for use by teachers and students, thanks to a grant supplied by the City of Edinburgh Council’s IT services provider, CGI. The program “Edinburgh Learns for Life” will be looking to provide each child with an iPad between the ages of 10 and 18 with 27,000 being brand new models and 12,000 being refreshed models. The main aim is to make […]

Apple announces event for next week

After a brief leak of the date by Siri this morning, Apple has now officially confirmed the date and time for its April media event, which is taking place next week. ‘Spring Loaded’ as it is called is taking place virtually again, from Apple Park at 10am PDT / 6pm UK time on 20th April 2021. As the name suggests, this event is expected to be loaded with new Apple […]

All Apple Stores in France closed again due to third lockdown

This week, Apple has announced that all of its retail stores in France have had to close due to increased restrictions in the country which came into effect this week. All 20 Apple Stores in France have closed as the country is in a third lockdown from a recent spike in cases of coronavirus. This is roughly the same time as last year that, at the beginning of the pandemic […]

Apple announces dates for WWDC 2021

Today Apple has announced the details for WWDC 2021, which as usual is taking place in June and for the second year running, the event is fully virtual like last year. This is now the 32nd WWDC Apple has hosted and due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Apple has chosen to make the event online only, which means the $1,599 attendance fee for developers is not required. The event is […]

Upcoming A14X chip gets leaked in iOS code

Apple is due to announce a new line of iPad Pro models pretty soon, its been around a year so far since the current models were refreshed with the A12Z chip, multiple cameras and Lidar sensor. Judging by Apple’s past chip choices for the iPad Pros, it would make sense that they make a new A14X chip with more GPU cores, based upon the A14 found in the iPad Air […]

iOS and iPadOS 14.4.2 released with fixes for security exploit

Today Apple has released a security patch for iOS and iPadOS with 14.4.2 as well as 12.5.2 for older devices. The update fixes a vulnerability and the update can be installed as usual under Settings > General > Software Update Release Notes Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to universal cross site scripting. Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited.

Apple removes more iMac models from the lineup, ahead of likely M1 model

Apple has been dropping a number of products from sale lately, first came the iMac Pro earlier this month, then the HomePod last week and now certain models of the 21.5-inch iMac have been removed from sale which is likely in preparation for a potential upcoming iMac refresh with Apple’s own silicon chips. The last time the iMac was updated was back in August last year and at that time, […]

New unreleased iMac appears in Xcode crash logs

Apple seems to be getting ready to release a brand new iMac soon, as a potential future and unreleased iMac has popped up in the crashlogs within Xcode. The model in question was shown as an iMac model with an ARM processor, hinting towards an Apple Silicon powered iMac coming soon. Apple is now in the process of shifting its entire Mac line up from Intel to Apple Silicon and […]

Disney will now be allowing the use of Apple Watch to get around Disney World

Disney is introducing a new way for customers to get around Disney World later this year with the Disney MagicMobile service, which essentially allows you to use your iPhone or Apple Watch where the MagicBands currently work to enter the theme park, pay for items and more.  The MagicMobile app will allow you to add the pass to Apple Wallet on either iPhone or Apple Watch and this wont be […]

Apple did consider making a Jet Black iPhone X

When Apple launched the iPhone 7 back in 2016, it was available in quite a lot of colours as far it goes back then, nowadays the iPhone is offered in a wide variety of colours. The iPhone 7 was offered in Black, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold and Jet Black. The iPhone 7 was offered in PRODUCT(RED) six months after launching. The latter was a unique high gloss black which was […]