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What is expected from the Apple September 9 event

What is expected from the Apple September 9 event

So Apple’s traditional September event is days away, it’s this week in fact but what can we expect this year, yes there will be a new iPhone but it’s rumoured that the company is planning to unveil a new version of the Apple TV which is well over due. It was rumoured earlier in the year that Apple would release a new Apple TV at WWDC – but that never happened. Also […]

Apple Pay is now supported by 18 new US banks

Apple Pay is now supported by 18 new US banks

Apple Pay, in the US at least is expanding very fast as the list of banks and credit unions which are accepting the payment service grows. This week eighteen new banks and credit unions including Bank of Idaho and Bank First have joined Apple Pay to offer compatibility with debit and credit cards. Apple Pay is currently available in the US where it launched nearly a year ago back in October […]

Apple Pay goes live in the UK, here is where to use it

Apple Pay goes live in the UK, here is where to use it

Ok, here we are – a month after WWDC 2015 and finally Apple Pay is now live in the United Kingdom. Originally launched back in September 2014 for the US only it effectively makes debit and credit cards usable on the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch by using NFC or “contactless” technology which is also present in contactless cards. Original Launch However in the United States where swipe and sign methods […]

New Lighting iPhone dock launches, works with iPhone 6

New Lighting iPhone dock launches, works with iPhone 6

As well as the new 15-inch MacBook, price drops on the 5K iMac and more – Apple very quietly released a new dock for the iPhone, more specifically iPhones with Lightning docks. iPhone Lightning Dock Gallery Apple has release docks the iPhone 3G and iPhone 4 but in 2012 when Apple moved from the 30-pin connector to Lighting we had to wait until the iPhone 5c and 5s until we […]

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

‪‎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 […]