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Apple will not be offering its iCloud Private Relay service in China

Apple at WWDC announced a fair few privacy related features and a lot of them come via iCloud+, the new name for iCloud storage plans but with more features geared towards privacy. One of the major ones is iCloud Private Relay, a service that allows you to hide more information about you from all the intermediaries involved, such as your ISP and anyone else in the middle. This service is […]

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 announces iCloud+, a new name for paid iCloud storage and some new features

At WWDC, Apple announced iCloud+ which is essentially the new name for paid iCloud storage with the same prices. iCloud+ still has the more storage option but now includes some extra tools to help you protect your data online. Hide My Email First up is Hide My Email, which uses the same technology from Sign in With Apple and allows you to give a website you’re signing up to a […]

This is iPadOS 15

At WWDC, Apple has revealed iPadOS which builds on a lot of the features of iOS 15 but adds new extras, such as a revamped multitasking UI. FaceTime FaceTime has gotten the same feature set today across all the platforms, with support for a new grid view and portrait mode for an improved experience. iPadOS 15 supports SharePlay, allowing you FaceTime other people, share your screen and watch or listen […]

This is watchOS 8

At WWDC, Apple announced watchOS 8 with a new mindfulness app, improvements to the Wallet app and more. Apple has now added the ability to check where AirTags and other accessories in the Find My network are. A new mindfulness app is here which builds upon the Breathe app with new animations and other encouragements to help you focus. The fitness app now supports tai chi and pilates, sleep tracking on […]

This is iOS 15

Today at WWDC, Apple announced iOS 15 for iPhone and iPod touch and there are improvements to Messages, FaceTime and the Notification centre. FaceTime FaceTime has gotten the same feature set today across all the platforms, with support for a new grid view and portrait mode for an improved experience. iOS 15 supports SharePlay, allowing you FaceTime other people, share your screen and watch or listen to content together. For audio, […]

Apple announces Home related updates for tvOS, Siri and HomePod mini

Today at WWDC, Apple has announced some updates for the Home relating to the HomePod mini, Apple TV and Siri too. First of all, Siri is now coming to third party accessories for the first time, allowing you to speak to HomeKit accessories which will relay that request through a HomePod or HomePod mini on the network. Accessories with support for this will be available later this year. Apple TV […]

Apple Music Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos is launching today

Apple announced Lossless Audio, Spatial Audio and Dolby Atmos last month and starting at some stage today, Spatial Audio will be made available. Apple announced this at the keynote for WWDC 2021 today and it is coming at no extra charge for existing Apple Music subscribers. Spatial audio tracks will work on all Apple and Beats headphones and earbuds that have he H1 or W1 chip, this means all versions […]

This is macOS Monterey

Today at WWDC, Apple unveiled the next version of macOS, with Monterey. This new version builds upon the visual enhancements Apple made last year with Big Sur and adds a lot of improvements and changes, rather than big sweeping changes. Just to highlight a few, Apple has made the Mac an AirPlay 2 speaker for your home and some apps get a new lease of life. The biggest new feature […]

WWDC 2021 is later today, here is what to expect

WWDC 2021 is later today and Apple is expected to unveil new versions of its operating systems, with iOS 15, watchOS 8, iPadOS 15 and macOS 12. As well as updates to tvOS and probably, the HomePod. As it was last year, WWDC is all online again due to the current pandemic and the social distancing implications. Apple’s efforts last year were well received and the keynote will be a […]