Tag: Apple

Co-op supermarket now supports Apple Wallet for its loyalty card

UK supermarket, Co-op have updated their loyalty card system on iOS to now support Apple Wallet for its card. Up until now, you would have to dig into the dedicated app but now it can be accessed at the same time as Apple Pay and importantly, the card is available on the Apple Watch too. Co-op joins other supermarkets in the UK, such as Tesco, M&S and Waitrose in supporting […]

Apple releases watchOS 7.6.1, contains security updates

Apple has today released a minor update for the Apple Watch, with watchOS 7.61. This follows on from watchOS 7.6, which was released a couple of weeks ago and just addresses some important security updates. Apple’s notes says that this release fixes a memory issue that may have been actively exploited in the wild. The new update can be installed now by going to the iPhone app for Apple Watch […]

Some 2020 Toshiba and Insignia Fire TVs now support HomeKit and AirPlay 2

Earlier this month, Toshiba and Insignia have updated their smart TVs with support for HomeKit and AirPlay 2. Both companies make some Fire TV branded smart TVs, which run the Fire TV operating system, nearly identical to what comes on a Fire TV Stick. The HomeKit support allows the Home app on macOS, iPadOS and iPhone to control the TV, such as turning it on, changing volume and input – […]

Apple reports its 2021 Q3 earnings, with over $20 billion in profit

This week, Apple has announced its Q3 earnings for 2021 with details on company profits, revenue and more. During the third quarter Apple had revenue figures of $81.4 billion with profits of $21.7 billion. For this past quarter, Apple has archived an all time high for its services revenue, which hit $17.5 billion and covers all of Apple subscriptions and other services, with the App Store, Apple Music, Apple Pay, […]

Apple releases iOS 14.7.1 and iPadOS 14.7.1

Last week, Apple released iOS 14.7 and iPadOS 14.7 which fixed a few issues and added support for the new MagSafe Battery for iPhone 12. Today Apple has followed that update on with iOS 14.7.1 as a bug came about which affected the unlock with Apple Watch feature on iPhones with Touch ID. iOS 14.7.1 iPadOS 14.7.1 work on all the same devices as iOS 14.7 and iPadOS 14.7 and can […]

Apple releases macOS Big Sur 11.5

Today Apple has continued its release of software this week, following on from iOS 14.7 and watchOS 7.6 Apple has now updated macOS to 11.5 with some improvements to the Podcast app and more. The last macOS update was 11.4 which was released back in May. This update is out now and addresses a couple of bugs, such as Apple Music now updating play counts in the Music app. You […]

Apple releases iOS 14.7 with support for the new MagSafe Battery

Today, Apple has released iOS 14.7, alongside watchOS 7.6 and tvOS 14.7. The new update brings a few new improvements, including support for the new MagSafe Battery, Apple Card Family for merging cards as well as some much needed bug fixes, such as one where some Lossless and Dolby Atmos music could just stop playing. iOS 14.7 works on all the same devices as iOS 14.6 and can be downloaded […]

Apple releases watchOS 7.6 for Apple Watch

Today, Apple has released watchOS 7.6 for compatible devices, for Apple Watch Series 3 or later. This update is fairly small, adding support for the ECG app and the irregular heart rhythm notification to a lot of new places, Apple says to 30 new regions. The new update can be installed now by going to the iPhone app for Apple Watch then General > Software Update.

Apple releases tvOS 14.7 for Apple TV

Today, Apple has released a minor update to the Apple TV 4th, 5th and 6th generations. tvOS 14.7 is now out for compatible Apple TV boxes and there isn’t much known about what it includes, as Apple never seems to provide release notes for tvOS updates. However, it is bound to include some bug fixes and performance updates. You can update your Apple TV by going to Settings > System > […]

Apple’s Mac shipments have been increasing lately

Earlier this week, it was revealed in a report from the IDC which has analysed the worldwide shipments of personal computers and the data has revealed that Apple has seen an increase in Mac sales in the second quarter of this year. The IDC Worldwide Quarterly Personal Computing Device Tracker has highlighted that in the second quarter of 2021, shipments of personal computers worldwide amounted to 83.6 million units, this […]