Apple

Report: Upcoming update to iOS will allow iPhones to receive contactless payments

According to a report from Bloomberg today an upcoming update to iOS could allow iPhones to receive mobile payments directly using NFC, without the need for an external reader, such as a SumUp or Square device. If true, this would allow small business owners to receive mobile payments from Apple Pay and Contactless cards directly through the iPhone, without purchasing or charging an additional accessory. Apple purchased a company called Mobeewave back […]

Apple releases tvOS 15.3 for Apple TV

Apple has today released tvOS 15.3 for Apple TV HD and Apple TV 4K, with the content of the update not yet known as Apple never really announces what the update contains but it is more likely to be a bug fix release with some security enhancements. tvOS usually updates automatically, but if you want to manually upgrade, it can be done so by going to Settings > System > Software […]

Apple releases iOS and iPadOS 15.3 with bug fix for Safari security issue

Apple has today released a new update for iOS and iPadOS with version 15.3 which is now the third major update to both operating systems, since they were made available in September 2021. This update isn’t that major in terms of features, but does address some of the usual bug fixes and security fixes, one of which is pretty critical. iOS 15.3 and iPadOS 15.3 can be downloaded now by […]

Apple has stopped signing iOS 15.2 now that iOS 15.2.1 is out

Apple released iOS 15.2.1 last week with a fix for an issue with some third party apps on CarPlay not responding as well as an issue that could cause some Messages sent that contain an iCloud link not to be sent. Apple also fixed a pretty important security issue with HomeKit in this release too. However now that iOS 15.2.1 is out, Apple has now stopped signing iOS 15.2, making […]

New iPad Air rumoured to launch in Spring with upgraded specs

Apple is rumoured to update the iPad Air this spring, with a fifth generation model on the cards. The last generation was released in September 2020, around a month before the iPhone 12. The current model brought forward new design from the iPad Pro lineup, as well as Touch ID on the sleep/wake button for the first time. A new model is rumoured to launch this spring, with very similar […]

Uber has discontinued its app for Apple Watch

Uber was one of the first companies to support the Apple Watch back in 2015 when it was released but it has now stopped supporting it as of this week. When you open the app up it now shows the message “Please switch to the Uber mobile app We are no longer supporting the Apple Watch app. Sorry for the inconvenience 😢” The message itself isn’t that well worded, but […]

Apple releases iOS 15.2.1 and iPadOS 15.2.1, both address HomeKit security issue

Apple has today released a minor update for iOS and iPadOS, with iOS 15.2.1 and iPadOS 15.2.1. Both are very light in terms of additions or bug fixes, but it does address an important security issue that is present in HomeKit. iOS 15.2.1 and iPadOS 15.2.1 are available now to download, as usual for free. Your device can be updated by going to Settings > General > Software Update. Apple […]

Analyst: Apple sold over 40 million iPhone 13 units during the holidays

According to an analyst from Wedbush, it is believed that Apple sold more than 40 million units from the iPhone 13 line, which includes the iPhone 13 , iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max. If this report is true, then despite the well known chip shortages, Apple would have had a record period over the Christmas holidays. Over the period, demand has been reported to […]

Eve announces new HomeKit outdoor camera and motorised blinds at CES 2022

Eve has today announced two new products to add to its ever increasing range of HomeKit connected accessories for the smart home. Although it doesn’t feel like it, CES is this week and Eve has announced a new Outdoor Cam and Eve MotionBlinds. The outdoor camera is pictured above and only works with Apple’s HomeKit Secure Video system. It is an outdoor camera with integrated floodlight which’ll come on when […]