Scottish schools to receive 39,000 iPads thanks to CGI grant

Schools in Edinburgh, Scotland are set to receive 39,000 iPads for use by teachers and students, thanks to a grant supplied by the City of Edinburgh Council’s IT services provider, CGI. The program “Edinburgh Learns for Life” will be looking to provide each child with an iPad between the ages of 10 and 18 with 27,000 being brand new models and 12,000 being refreshed models. The main aim is to make […]

Apple announces event for next week

After a brief leak of the date by Siri this morning, Apple has now officially confirmed the date and time for its April media event, which is taking place next week. ‘Spring Loaded’ as it is called is taking place virtually again, from Apple Park at 10am PDT / 6pm UK time on 20th April 2021. As the name suggests, this event is expected to be loaded with new Apple […]

New Louis Armstrong documentary will come to Apple TV+

Today Apple has announced that a new documentary, which will eventually come to Apple TV+ has been approved for production about the life and work of jazz trumpeter, Louis Armstrong. The documentary will feature footage of a lot of never seen before material, both music and film. Titled Black & Blues: The Colorful Ballad of Louis Armstrong and it’ll be directed by Sacha Jenkins. “The film offers a definitive look at […]

Apple launches Apple Music TV in Canada and the UK

Today, Apple has launched its Apple Music TV service outside of the US for the first time, with a launch in the UK and Canada starting today. The service launched in the US last year in October and offers a constant stream of music videos, live videos that runs 24 hours a day within the Music app on iOS and the Apple TV app. Some of the Apple Music 1 […]

Apple announces the new Find My network

Today, Apple has announced the new Find My network, which will allow third party accessories, which are part of the new program appear in the Find My app on iOS, iPadOS and macOS. Apple has been much rumoured to launch their own so called AirTags for the past 2-3 years and this still might happen but the announcement today seems to lay some potential ground work for such a device. […]

All Apple Stores in France closed again due to third lockdown

This week, Apple has announced that all of its retail stores in France have had to close due to increased restrictions in the country which came into effect this week. All 20 Apple Stores in France have closed as the country is in a third lockdown from a recent spike in cases of coronavirus. This is roughly the same time as last year that, at the beginning of the pandemic […]

Apple announces dates for WWDC 2021

Today Apple has announced the details for WWDC 2021, which as usual is taking place in June and for the second year running, the event is fully virtual like last year. This is now the 32nd WWDC Apple has hosted and due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Apple has chosen to make the event online only, which means the $1,599 attendance fee for developers is not required. The event is […]

Upcoming A14X chip gets leaked in iOS code

Apple is due to announce a new line of iPad Pro models pretty soon, its been around a year so far since the current models were refreshed with the A12Z chip, multiple cameras and Lidar sensor. Judging by Apple’s past chip choices for the iPad Pros, it would make sense that they make a new A14X chip with more GPU cores, based upon the A14 found in the iPad Air […]

iOS and iPadOS 14.4.2 released with fixes for security exploit

Today Apple has released a security patch for iOS and iPadOS with 14.4.2 as well as 12.5.2 for older devices. The update fixes a vulnerability and the update can be installed as usual under Settings > General > Software Update Release Notes Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to universal cross site scripting. Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited.

Trying on Apple TV+ renewed for third season

Today Apple has announced that its show on Apple TV+, Trying has been renewed for a third season following on from the first season which debuted last year in May. The show was quickly confirmed for a second season just weeks after airing by star of the show Esther Smith. The show’s second season will come to Apple TV+ this May on the 14th and will be eight episodes. In […]