Tag: Apple

New iPad mini 5 launched today, starting at £399 with Apple Pencil support

New iPad mini 5 launched today, starting at £399 with Apple Pencil support

Today, with a rather unexpected press release – Apple has announced two new iPad models, an all new iPad mini 5 and a new iPad Air. This was rather unexpected because later on this month Apple has a keynote planned titled ‘It’s show time’ but this will likely be more focused on the company’s rumoured upcoming streaming service. What’s new? The new iPad mini doesn’t look that different from the […]

Apple iCloud is having issues today, affecting users around the world (RESOLVED)

Apple iCloud is having issues today, affecting users around the world (RESOLVED)

If you are seeing issues with iCloud today, you may not be alone. Since 3pm GMT / 11AM ET today Apple has been seeing issues with most iCloud services, affecting iCloud Drive, Keychain iCloud Mail, Find My Friends and more. As of writing, there are no specific details of the issue but Apple has said that: “some users are affected.” What do I do? Apple knows about this issue, so there […]

Apple has an event for 25th March – titled  ‘It’s show time’

Apple has an event for 25th March – titled ‘It’s show time’

This week, Apple has sent out invites to a media invite the company is hosting on March 25th at Apple’s campus in the Steve Jobs Theater. What is expected to be unveiled? It has long been rumoured that Apple has been working on a new TV streaming service as well as a paid subscription model for Apple News so both of these new services are expected to be shown off […]

Apple says that 80% of iOS devices that can, are now using iOS 12

Apple says that 80% of iOS devices that can, are now using iOS 12

Since iOS 12 was launched last September, the initial pickup was generally quick, especially compared to the previous year with iOS 11. This was mainly down to the focus on basic improvements for performance and stability, whereas iOS 10 and iOS 11 were much more buggy, in comparison. iOS 12 Now, this week Apple has now published new numbers, mainly aimed at its developers detailing the current adoption rate for […]

Apple Maps public transport and indoor maps now available in more areas

Apple Maps public transport and indoor maps now available in more areas

Apple is always working on improving what they do all the time and one of the main ones, is Apple Maps. This week, more features for Apple Maps have rolled out to more places. Transit Directions Apple’s relatively new public transport directions is now available in the following United States states Alaska Connecticut Delaware Florida Georgia Indiana Illinois Kentucky Mississippi Missouri New Jersey North Dakota New York Oklahoma Rhode Island […]

iOS 12.1.3 for iOS and HomePod released to fix a host of bugs

iOS 12.1.3 for iOS and HomePod released to fix a host of bugs

This week, Apple has released a much needed bug fix update for iOS 12, with iOS 12.1.3. This update applies to iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and the HomePod, as the HomePod basically runs a lighter version of iOS, it gets all the updates too. What has been fixed? Messages Some users had issues with Messages, where if you scrolled through a list of images in the details panel, it would […]

Apple Maps transit directions is now available in Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland

Apple Maps transit directions is now available in Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland

Public transit directions arguably came a bit late to Apple Maps, considering Google has had the feature for a long time but Apple has executed it very well and it is extremely useful for getting tube, bus or train directions if you happen to be lost in a city somewhere. MacRumors reported today that as of today Apple has expanded the feature to select large cites in Denmark, Sweden, Norway and […]

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 […]