Tag: Apple

‪‎iOS‬ 8 is now installed on 68% of active iOS devices

Since the iOS 8 original launch back in September of last year, along side the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, it has seen a slowish rate of adoption, but now the growth is picking up. As of January 5th 2015, the rate of adoption of iOS has hit 68%, which is a four percent increase from December 23rd. Apple has also seen strong performance over the holiday period, with […]

‪‎iPod‬ shuffle stock disappears from Apple retail stores

Apple’s cheapest iPod, the now nearly five year old iPod Shuffle is having stock issues, recently the supply of it has dwindled in both Apple’s retail store and the online store. Apple has also warned its retail employees that the supplies of the iPod shuffle will be a bit low for an unspecified amount of time, so customers who are looking to purchase an iPod shuffle will have to buy […]

‪‎Apple‬ extends refunds to two weeks in Europe

Apple has decided to extend the refund window for iTunes users in the UK and rest of Europe. The details are simple. Apple will let you return, well receive a refund for any purchase made on iTunes within the two weeks window. There is a catch though, Apple has the right to refuse a refund request if the app has been opened or the song played, TV show watched and so […]

CarPlay now uses the MFi hardware development

CarPlay, which is Apple’s in-car infotainment system has recently starting appearing with aftermarket systems such as Pioneer and Alpine. Now, Apple has released a set of manufacturing and specification guidelines for building hardware. It will use the Made-for-iPhone/iPad/iPod (MFi) scheme. Within the guidelines, Apple has stated that only in-dash units are permitted. Other specs such as a minimum of a 6-inch screen, with a resolution of 800 x 480 and 30Hz […]

Google‬ Drive now has ‪Touch ID‬ on ‪iOS‬ as well as ‪iPhone‬ 6 support

Last week, Google released a updated version of the Google Drive app for iPhone and iPad users, it adds the usual support for the larger iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, as well as some new handy features. Google Drive, like Dropbox and OneDrive can now be locked with the Touch ID sensor on the iPhone 5s, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, as well as the new iPad Air […]

‎Dropbox now has ‎Touch ID on iOS 8

Dropbox has now received a software update to adopt the Touch ID sensor in the iPhone 5s, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus for security access, as well as some general improvements. Other services such as OneDrive have also adopted support for the sensor. iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus support have been added like Facebook, YouTube, Chrome and other apps such as OneDrive and Skype. Touch ID support is […]

‎Apple’s CarPlay to come to Volkswagen models by 2016

Apple and Volkswagen are in talks on bringing the in-car solution to Volkswagen models by 2016 – one of the manufactures which didn’t partner with Apple first. An official announcement from both Volkswagen and Apple is to be expected within a few months, details on which models will be compatible is unknown. 9to5Mac report that the system will be available for 2016 models not next years 2015 versions. Volkswagen did join […]

The ‘Non-Retina’ MacBook Pro my be at the end of its life.

According to reports from Digitimes on Wednesday, the 13 inch MacBook Pro without the retina display may be discontinued just like the 15 inch variant. The model, which hasn’t been updated since 2012, which is the cheapest of the range, so it won’t be surprising if Apple remove it from their product line up. Since the last updates to the MacBook line up, the MacBook Air got faster and with extra battery […]