Tag: Apple

This, is iOS 13

Today was WWDC and it still is this week! The keynote has finished and it is time to unpack all the new features of the next big version of iOS for iPhone and iPod touch. iPad now has its own OS called iPadOS, which we will cover in a separate post. iOS 13 has dark mode, new swipe-able keyboard, new apps, redesigned Messages app, Maps has new features and more! […]

Apple launches new, faster iPod touch

Yesterday, on Tuesday this week Apple announced that a new 7th generation iPod touch is out. Main features are that it is now based on the iPhone 7 internals as opposed to the iPhone 6 with the last model – from 2015. What’s new? The new iPod touch shares a lot of the same components as the last two models, with the 5th generation from 2012 and the 6th generation […]

Apple releases iOS 12.3.1 to fix issues with Messages

Just over a week ago, Apple released iOS 12.3 which included a brand new Apple TV app, AirPlay 2 improvements as well as the usual bug fixes. Now earlier today, iOS 12.3.1 has been made available for download and it addresses some minor bugs which cropped up. Release Notes iOS 12.3.1 includes bug fixes for your iPhone and iPad. This update: – Fixes an issue that could prevent making or […]

Apple releases iOS 12.3 with new Apple TV app and AirPlay 2 improvements

Back at the Apple event in March this year, Apple unveiled its new Apple TV+ service, Apple Arcade and Apple News+, the magazine and newspaper subscription. But along side the new Apple TV service, it was revealed that Apple would be redesigning the Apple TV app too later on, in May. What’s new? Along with the new TV app, which we cover further down in the post, iOS 12.3 also […]

Apple Pay launches today in Austria

Apple is still on a roll, with rolling out support for Apple Pay in new countries. With 250 million estimated users as of last year, the demand is there for new banks, card companies and countries. Now today, Apple has rolled out support for Apple Pay in Austria with initial support from Erste Bank und Sparkasse – which is the largest bank in the country as well as N26, which […]

Apple releases tvOS 12.2.1 for Apple TV HD and 4K

Today, Apple has releases a minor update to the Apple TV HD (4th gen) and Apple TV 4K (5th gen) in the form of tvOS 12.2.1 As usual, any tvOS updates as well as any forr watchOS, iOS and macOS are free and tvOS 12.2.1 can be downloaded by going to Settings > System > Software Update then follow the on screen instructions. What’s new in this update? For the […]

HomePod price reduced from £319 to £279

Apple today has reduced the price of the HomePod in most markets around the world by around £40 in the UK, and $50 in the US. The HomePod has been on sale now for little over a year, and according to AppleInsider who have received some inside information, the cost reduction is a permanent one and this is due to manufacturing savings at scale. HomePod is showing up at the reduced rate […]

Apple cancels AirPower charging mat

Late last week – Apple announced that the AirPower charging mat project is over – the product is cancelled and it won’t go on sale. AirPower In case you don’t know, alongside the iPhone X and iPhone 8 launch at the end of 2017 – Apple also showed off AirPower, Apple said it would arrive in 2018 but as we all know this never happened and just over 18 months […]

Apple TV fourth generation renamed to ‘Apple TV HD’ following this weeks event

Following on from this weeks Apple event, the company has decided to rename the existing and nearly 4 year old Apple TV fourth generation to ‘Apple TV HD’ which does fit much better along side the Apple TV+ service and the Apple TV 4K model. The fourth generation model was just simply called ‘Apple TV’ before this week and looking at it, sitting next to the new Apple TV+ service […]