Tag: iPhone

Apple launches a MagSafe battery pack for iPhone 12

Today Apple has released a new MagSafe accessory for the current generation of iPhone, iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro. The MagSafe Battery Pack works like the other accessories out there, such as the wallet Apple makes and just snaps to the back of the phone, magnetically. It works with the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max and provides extra battery capacity to […]

iOS 15 supports iPhone 6s from 2015

Apple just announced iOS 15, with a whole host of new features with iCloud+, improvements to iMessage and FaceTime, a new look for the Maps and Weather app and more. However the other part of the news is how far back Apple is going with device support, Apple hasn’t cut off any supported devices since iOS 13 in 2019, when it dropped support for the iPhone 6. By this time […]

Apple AirTags and purple iPhone 12 now available to pre-order

Following Apple’s announcements earlier this week with the new AirTags, new iMac, new iPad Pro and a new colour option for the iPhone 12 – Apple has now put the purple iPhone 12 and AirTags up for pre-order starting today with both to be generally available next week on 30th April. AirTags are the new small circle device trackers which are £29 / $29 each or for a pack of […]

Apple launches new purple iPhone 12 and 12 mini

Yesterday, at its Spring Loaded event from Apple Park, Apple launched a new Apple TV and AirTags but it also launched a new colour update for the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini. With purple, which joins the black, white, blue, green, and (PRODUCT)RED options Apple has had since launch last year. Joining the new colour are some new cases in dark purple, such as MagSafe Leather Case and Leather […]

Apple is now the world’s largest smartphone vendor

In the fourth quarter of 2020, Apple has become the worlds larger vendor of smartphones, overtaking previous top spot holder, Samsung. According to data from Gartner Apple hasn’t been at this status, since 2016. Apple sold a lot of new iPhones in the last quarter of 2020, with 80 million sold an increase of 20 million when compared to that same quarter in 2019. This extra demand has come from […]

Upcoming iOS 14.4 might start letting you know if the iPhone camera has been repaired with aftermarket parts

We are due to see iOS 14.4 pretty soon, with the expected launch of the controversial tracking opt in message. But iOS 14.4 may also notify users if the camera used in the phone is supplied from a aftermarket source, i.e if the camera system has been replaced or repaired in a place where non genuine Apple components were used. The following message may appear on the screen: Unable to verify […]

iPhone 8 and later now support FaceTime HD at 1080p

Up until recently, the only devices that actually supported FaceTime HD was the iPhone 12 line of phones, so the iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max but this week, as reported by MacMagazine Apple has seemed to have updated the tech specs for the iPhone 8 and later, now specifying that they all now support FaceTime HD 1080p. The only difference between the iPhone […]

More cars are getting support for wireless CarPlay

More and more cars seem to be offering wireless CarPlay in their new vehicles, as the rumour of the next iPhone not including any Lightning port whatsoever. For example, in the US, Hyundai is adding wireless CarPlay to the 2021 models of the new Tuscon, Santa Fe, Venue and Palisade. Here in the UK, the latest Volkswagen Golf 8 now has wireless CarPlay too. Wireless CarPlay uses a combination of […]

iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro now up for pre-order

Earlier this week, Apple launched the new iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max and starting today the iPhone 12 and the iPhone 12 Pro are both up for pre-order on Apple’s website as well as carriers too. The pre-order is now live in around 30 countries. For those who wanted the larger iPhone 12 Pro Max and the smaller new iPhone 12 mini, […]

Good Morning America had first ‘hands on’ today of iPhone 12

Popular morning show in the US, Good Morning America had the first public hands on time with the new iPhone 12 and the iPhone 12 Pro this morning following the event this week on Tuesday. The show didn’t have the smaller iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 Pro Max as those are due to be available next month. ABC News tech reporter Becky Worle spoke about the new phones, the new […]