Apple

WWDC 2020 is today! Follow us along live for updates

Today is the day, it is Apple’s annual WWDC conference for developers all this week and starting at 10AM PT / 6pm BST is the main event for most people, the keynote. What are we expecting to see? iOS 14, iPadOS 14, watchOS 7 and new versions of tvOS and macOS are expected to be unveiled. For up to date, live info as the event unfolds go to Twitter and […]

Apple is now accepting in-store trade-ins for Macs

Apple has long offered trade-ins for iPhones in store, when you want a new iPhone you can take your old/current one along and Apple will take the value off the new iPhone and help you transfer all your data over. Trade-ins for Macs has been possible but not in store, you’d have to ship your MacBook to Apple, wait for it to be assessed and valued and then you can […]

Apple is discontinuing iBooks Author and iTunes U

In the last few days, Apple has announced that iBooks Author and iTunes U will be discontinued soon. iTunes U will be discontinued by the end of 2021 and iBook Author is going to be left working, but it will no longer be maintained for the foreseeable future. iBooks Author will work, but Apple won’t be maintaining it going forward and Apple has said Pages is the app to be […]

Apple is now offering 0% interest plans using the Apple Card, in the US

Here in the UK, Apple has long offered 0% financing deals with Barclaycard and PayPal, with current 0% deals being shown all the time on Apple’s online store. However over in the US, Apple offers the Apple Card, a first party credit card, and as of this week, customers can now use the Apple Card to purchase more items from the Apple Store, with 0% interest. We reported that Apple […]

Some essential Apple employees have gone back to work today, at Apple Park

Starting today (15th June) some Apple employees have gone back to work at Apple Park, mostly essential staff members to start with. Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman reported this over the weekend and said the rollout of getting employees back to offices will be conducted in phases, with the first phase being limited. “Phase 1 will be ‘very limited’ and workers will only be allowed in the office on certain days depending […]

Apple Stores in England and Northern Ireland are opening again next week

Apple Stores in England and Northern Ireland are due to reopen again for the first time since the end of March. All 32 stores are going to open again on the 15th June, next Monday. Due to current restriction rules in Wales and Scotland, stores in those countries will be staying closed until further notice. Apple staff will be following social distancing rules when the stores reopen, cleaning of surfaces […]

Tom Hanks film ‘Greyhound’ will launch on Apple TV+ in July

Earlier in May, Apple paid Sony $70 million for the streaming rights to a new Tom Hanks film, called ‘Greyhound’ which follows George Krause in WWII. The film will be launching on Apple TV+ on the 10th July. Apple now has the rights for fifteen years, but Sony has retained the rights in China. Inspired by real events, Captain Ernest Krause (Tom Hanks) leads an international convoy of 37 ships […]

iMac 27-inch is seeing longer delivery times now that new redesign has been rumoured

This week it’s been rumoured that Apple will be launching a new redesigned iMac in a few weeks at WWDC and now some extra information has helped to make this seem more likely. The iMac 27-inch now has longer delivery dates over the 21-inch model, with dates now extending to the start of July. If you ordered a new 21-inch iMac today in the UK it would turn up either […]

The WWDC Keynote will take place at 10am on the 22nd June

Today, Apple has revealed some more details for the overall schedule of WWDC 2020 which is due to take place in less than two weeks. Firstly the ‘Special Event Keynote” will take place at the normal time at 10am PDT (18:00 BST) on the first day of WWDC on the 22nd June. On the same day, Apple will also be hosting the State of the Union keynote at 2pm PDT. […]