Tag: Apple

HomePod software 12.2 released alongside iOS 12.2

iOS 12.2 was released yesterday just after the Apple event for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch but also a new software update for HomePod was released: 12.2 This update, despite being a point release doesn’t contain much at all, only that iOS 12.2 for HomePod now adds support for 802.1x wireless networks that don’t require unique credentials to join – this type of set up is usually found in enterprise […]

Apple Arcade – World’s first gaming subscription service for mobile and desktop

Arcade Apple Arcade is a new gaming subscription service available on all Mac and iOS devices and will be released this fall / autumn. This gaming subscription service is unlike it’s competitors Microsoft, Google, Nvidia and Sony who use cloud streaming. Instead this new gaming service is exclusively for titles that can be installed from the iOS or Mac App Stores and used for offline gaming. Ann Thai (Senior Product […]

Apple launches magazine subscription service – Apple News+ (US and Canada)

Apple will be launching a new subscription service in the United States and Canada whereby Apple lovers can now view their favourite magazines all in one application! Apple News+ adds magazines to the standard Apple News app. The key highlights made at the Keynote conference were organisation, design, and privacy. All the big names such as The Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker, Esquire, The Atlantic, National Geographic, Men’s Health, […]

Apple News as well as Apple News+ now available in Canada

Along with the other announcements today, including Apple TV+, Apple Card and Apple News+ – Apple also announced some good news for Canadian Apple fans, along with the new subscription service now being available in Canada, Apple News is now available to use from today for Canadian customers. How do I get Apple News in Canada? It is available from today, you just need to update your iPhone or iPad […]

Apple announces ‘Apple TV+’ its in house streaming service, with original programming

Apple’s ‘It’s show time’ event has finished and the company has announced a number of new services, including the much rumoured streaming service which we now know is called Apple TV+. Today at the event, the company invited a host of celebrities on stage to show off their new shows, including Reese Witherspoon, Jenifer Aniston, Oprah, Steven Spielberg and more. “We’re honored that the absolute best lineup of storytellers in […]

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)

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’

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

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 […]