Tag: Apple

Tim Cook’s interview with CBS will air tomorow with a “big announcement”

Tim Cook spoke to CBS on This Morning earlier today and he spoke about the events which happened at the US Capitol last week. The interview will be airing in full tomorow and we can expect a “big announcement” from Apple CEO, Tim Cook so says Gayle King, host of This Morning. The announcement won’t be a new product, but in light of all the privacy issues lately, it is expected to be […]

Apple releases iOS 12.5.1 for older devices

Yesterday, Apple released iOS 12.5.1 for older devices that cant be updated to iOS 13 and iOS 14. Those devices include the original iPad Air, iPad mini 2 and iPad mini 3 as well as the iPhone 5s and iPhone 6, among others. This new update only addresses a bug that was introduced with the previous update to iOS 12, with iOS 12.5 last month. That updated added Exposure Notifications […]

App Store saw unprecedented growth last year

According to a report from CNBC the Apple App Store saw massive growth numbers last year, compared to 2019. In 2020 the App Store took in over $64 billion in sales, compared to 2019 when it had $50 billion, a growth of 20%. Apple issued a press release earlier this month detailing that, to date since January 2008 the company has paid $200 billion to developers. On the very first day of […]

As third lockdown in England comes into effect, Apple closes all stores in the UK

The third lockdown has come into effect today here in England and Scotland, Apple has taken the decision to now close all its stores in the UK affecting stores in Wales and Northern Ireland too. Boris Johnson and Nicola Sturgeon both annoicuned new lockdowns affecting England and Scotland which means that all non essential travel is prohibited as well as that non essential shops must close, and Apple falls into […]

Some Apple Stores close in the UK as COVID-19 cases increase

Here in the UK, the tiers were adjusted on Sunday and as a result all of London is in a new tier 4, essentially meaning travel is very restricted over Christmas. Following on from this, Apple has closed a number of stores in the UK, as well as in Tennessee, Brazil and Mexico. Also in California, all of the company’s 53 stores have now been shut too. In a statement […]

Apple launches Apple Fitness+

Starting today with the launch of iOS 14.3 and watchOS 7.2, Apple has made its new fitness based service, Apple Fitness+ available. It was announced back in September along side Apple One, the new bundle service, iPad 8th gen, new Apple Watches and iPad Air. Apple Fitness+ is included in the Premium plan of Apple One which is £29.95 per month / $29.95 or on its own for £9.99/$9.99 per month. […]

Apple is launching Fitness+ on Monday

Apple announced earlier in the week that Apple Fitness+ will be launching next week on Monday 14th December. The new service was announced back in September along side Apple One, the new bundle service, iPad 8th gen, new Apple Watches and iPad Air. Apple Fitness+ is included in the Premium plan of Apple One which is £29.95 per month / $29.95 or on its own for £9.99/$9.99 per month. Apple […]

According to a former Apple engineer, AirPods Max took four years to develop

The new AirPods Max headphones from Apple were announced yesterday and to a very mixed audience, mainly due to the price. But since the launch we’ve discovered a few things about them, and notable is the time they took to develop. Dinesh Dave on Twitter revealed that the AirPods Pro took around four years to develop, the tweets have since been deleted but Ryan Jones managed to screenshot them before […]

HomePod update now out, version 14.2.1

This week, Apple released a minor update for the HomePod and HomePod mini with version 14.2.1, which so far Apple has said offers “general performance and stability improvements.” The update is out as of Monday and should automatically update on the HomePods, otherwise it can be updated via the Home app on iOS, iPadOS and macOS.

Family Sharing for App Store subscriptions is now available

Apple announced subscription sharing for Family Sharing when iOS 14 was announced back in June and now starting this week, it is finally available meaning families can now share subscriptions for streaming services and more so long as the developer supports it. Under the App Store, then Subscriptions there is a new ‘Share New Subscriptions’ toggle which allows you to turn it on or off. However, it is down to […]