Technology

Apple Pay has had increased growth, now with an estimated 250 million users

Apple Pay has had increased growth, now with an estimated 250 million users

According to a recent report this week from Loup Ventures, Apple Pay transactions are up and are continuously rising. Now, an estimated 31 percent of all iPhone users have used Apple Pay complete a transaction within the last year, when compared to the same time last year it was only 25 percent. In Apple’s recent earnings call, no details were mentioned on how many users or anything related to the […]

Fortnite will come to Android, but won’t be on Google Play

Fortnite will come to Android, but won’t be on Google Play

Fortnite is becoming ridiculously popular. And after expanding the games platform coverage earlier this year with expansion onto Apple’s iOS earlier in April, then to the Nintendo Switch in June – just Android was left to cover the major platforms on the market. But in bringing the game to Android, much like iOS they first need to go through Google Play and for any paid apps, extra subscriptions and in-app […]

Nike Training Club is now available on Apple Watch

Nike Training Club is now available on Apple Watch

Much like how Nike Running Club currently works, with an app on the iPhone for viewing all your stats and seeing what runs you have done and also a companion app on the Apple Watch for use when you don’t want or can’t take your iPhone with you. Nike now want to do the same with the Nike Training Club app. Now on the wrist Starting today, Nike is rolling […]

Come September 1, support for the classic version of Skype will end

Come September 1, support for the classic version of Skype will end

Later this year, in September Microsoft will be ending the support for the older version of Skype, with version 8.0 replacing the older ‘Classic’ 7.0 version. The company is urging customers to upgrade at some point between now and September 1st 2018, which is the cut off date. Earlier this month, on July 16th – Microsoft released Skype 8.0 for Windows desktop and this will now replace Skype 7.0 and […]

iTunes Remote app now updated for iPhone X and iOS 12

iTunes Remote app now updated for iPhone X and iOS 12

Apple has long maintained the iTunes Remote app for iPhone and iPad for nearly 10 years now, and today the app has received its first update since sometime last year, in 2017. Today’s update finally adds support for the iPhone X, we get a new look icon and it now supports Apple’s upcoming iOS 12 OS. Also, iPad Pro resolutions are now fully supported. With iTunes Remote 4.4, Apple is […]

Second beta of macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 has been released

Second beta of macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 has been released

While the next generation of macOS was announced last week at Apple’s annual WWDC developers conference, macOS Mojave isn’t coming out until the Autumn so we are still getting some minor updates to the current, macOS High Sierra. Today, Apple has released the second beta version of macOS 10.13.6 to registered public beta testers, this is just a day after it was to released to developers for testing. macOS 10.13.6 […]

Will my iPhone or iPad run iOS 12?

Will my iPhone or iPad run iOS 12?

iOS 12 is a big release for this year, with many performance improvements added especially for older devices including the iPhone 5s, which was actually launched in September 2013. With this release, Apple really wants to focus on speeding up the overall experience you have with your phone, so the keyboard loads quicker, apps launch faster and the camera opens much faster. So Apple is really helping users with older […]

FaceTime for iOS 12 and macOS Mojave will support up to 32 callers

FaceTime for iOS 12 and macOS Mojave will support up to 32 callers

Along with all the updates we had yesterday from Apple to iOS 12, FaceTime made a somewhat unexpected appearance on stage, with probably some of the services biggest new features added today since it was launched in 2010 with the iPhone 4 and iOS 4. FaceTime now for the first time supports multiple users, but up to 32 simultaneous callers in the same FaceTime chat, even Apple Watch users can […]

Stocks, Voice Memos, News and Home all coming to the Mac with macOS Mojave

Stocks, Voice Memos, News and Home all coming to the Mac with macOS Mojave

macOS Mojave is the next big version software for the Mac, which is coming later this year. But we did have a few surprises, Apple is now bringing News, Stocks, Home and Voice Memos all to the desktop and in terms of looks, they all look pretty similar to their iPad counterpart. Like on iOS, Stocks now integrates with Apple News to provide business related news and News now includes […]

iOS 12 will bring third party navigation apps to CarPlay

iOS 12 will bring third party navigation apps to CarPlay

With iOS 12, which is coming out later this year – CarPlay is gaining support for third party navigation apps. In the slide fro the keynote, Google Maps, Waze as well as a Chinese app were featured. For Apple, this is a good move – since Apple Maps was launched with iOS 6, in 2012 it hasn’t been the most popular app that Apple bundles with iOS and while every […]