Apple

Apple’s stock price hits an all time high today

Today, Apple’s stock price on the market has hit an all time high at $331.12 per share, this is up marginally over the previous high back in January, when it hit $327.85 per share. Market cap is at $1.43 trillion. This news comes, even during riots across the US as well as the ongoing worldwide health crisis. Employment numbers in the US have also increased today.

iOS 13.5.5 beta reveals Apple News+ Audio

Earlier this week, when the beta version of iOS 13.5.5 was released to developers, it contained references to UI elements referencing Apple News+ Audio. In a video from 9to5Mac, Jeff Benjamin shows off the upcoming feature and the News app will get a new ‘Audio’ tab, with access to spoken word news articles. As iOS 13.5.5 is in beta, there isn’t much information available yet, but Apple is expected to launch […]

Report: iOS 14 will support devices that can run iOS 13 now

According to a report from The Verifier the upcoming update to iOS, which is due to be announced at WWDC 2020 later this month is expected to be able to run on the same devices which are now running iOS 13. iOS is due to be announced at WWDC and based on the past eight years, will be released to the public in September alongside the next generation of iPhone. […]

Octopus travel card now works with Apple Pay in Hong Kong

This week, Octopus in Hong Kong has now started to support Apple Pay as a method of, well using the service. Octopus, like Suica in Japan has been deeply integrated into iOS and Apple Pay. Octopus is the most popular transit card in Hong Kong, it works like the Oyster card here in the UK but shares most of its similarities with Suica in Japan. Customers in Hong Kong, starting […]

Apple releases iOS and iPadOS 13.5.1 with minor security issues fixed

Today, Apple has released a minor update to iOS and iPadOS, with 13.5.1 and it brings some minor changes – Apple has said this new update fixes some important security issues. iOS 13.5 was released recently and it brought some necessary features for the ongoing coronavirus, such as support for the Exposure Notification API as well as optimising Face ID for users who are wearing masks, which is a lot […]

Beats will launch new colours of the Powerbeats Pro in June

Today, Apple and Beats have announced four new colours of the all wireless Powerbeats Pro earbuds, when the initial headphones launched over a year ago in April 2019 the original colour options were somewhat muted, we had Ivory, Moss, Navy and Black. To get back to Beats roots, there are now four additional pastel colours. Now available is yellow, pink, red, and blue. This announcement is very on brand for […]

Netatmo launches updated HomeKit Smart Outdoor Camera, now has an integrated siren

Netatmo, which is most famous for its weather station – which now after many years, works with HomeKit. The French company has updated its outdoor smart floodlight camera with an integrated siren which can get very loud, up to 105db. The existing Smart Outdoor Camera has been out for a few years and is still on sale, while the new one is up for pre-order. Both cameras work with HomeKit, […]

Trying on Apple TV+ will be retuning for a second season, says Esther Smith

Apple’s first British and first European show on Apple TV+ is Trying, it debuted in full on the 1st May and it follows the life of Jason and Nikki as they go through the process of adopting a baby. All eight episodes can be watched now on Apple TV+. Earlier in the month, Esther Smith who plays Nikki spoke to Metro about the show and whats next for it. “Yeah, we’ve been […]

Apple has stopped signing iOS 13.4.1 now that iOS 13.5 is out

iOS 13.5 was released last week and it brought some necessary features for the ongoing coronavirus, such as support for the Exposure Notification API as well as optimising Face ID for users who are wearing masks, which is a lot of users now. iOS 13.4.1 was released in early April and only really fixed a bug which prevented FaceTime calls between iOS 13 and devices on iOS 9.3.6 and earlier, […]

The iPhone 11 was the most popular smartphone in Q1 2020

During the first quarter of this year, Apple came first for the most popular smartphone with the iPhone 11. According to Omida, Apple shipped 19.5 million iPhone 11 units whereas the smaller iPhone 11 Pro came eighth with 3.8 million units, behind the iPhone XR and the Samsung Galaxy A51 among others. The iPhone XR came fourth, with 4.7 million units shipped during Q1 2020. Omida is a market research firm which […]