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New iPhone XI (iPhone 11) and iPhone X Plus specs, release date, news and rumours
New iPhone XI (iPhone 11) and iPhone X Plus specs, release date, news and rumours By Dan Grabham

We're now less than a month away from the launch of a new iPhone - or, more accurately, three iPhones. Yes, that's right, we're expecting THREE new 2018 phones from Apple. Three iPhones arrived last year in the form of the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and... Read more

Apple might unveil a new Mac Mini and MacBook Air soon
Apple might unveil a new Mac Mini and MacBook Air soon By Maggie Tillman

Apple has been rumoured to be working on new Macs, and a new report from Bloomberg seems to mirror much of what's already been said.According to Bloomberg, a complete refresh to the MacBook Air is coming. This “low-cost” laptop will arrive with slimmer... Read more

New MacBook or MacBook Air specs, news and rumours: Will we get more new Macs this year?
New MacBook or MacBook Air specs, news and rumours: Will we get more new Macs this year? By Dan Grabham

It seems certain that Apple will refresh the MacBook and maybe the MacBook Air soon, possibly completely reforming the bottom rungs of its notebook range underneath the awesome (and now refreshed) MacBook Pro.Remarkably, it's a decade since Steve Jobs... Read more

Logitech Crayon vs Apple Pencil: What’s the difference and which one is best for you?
Logitech Crayon vs Apple Pencil: What’s the difference and which one is best for you? By Stuart Miles

Logitech Crayon is now available in the UK for £89 (it was already available in the US for $99). We first saw the device at the iPad launch back in March. It's, essentially, a budget version of the Apple Pencil designed for those that don't need total... Read more

Apple might launch new MacBook with 13-inch display in September
Apple might launch new MacBook with 13-inch display in September By Maggie Tillman

Apple plans to launch a new "entry-level" MacBook in September, according to a report by DigiTimes.This 13-inch MacBook will start at $1,200, the report said, and will be powered by 14-nanometer Kaby Lake CPU architecture. Keep in mind, earlier this year,... Read more

Apple announces savings on Macs, iPad Pro and more for students and education staff
Apple announces savings on Macs, iPad Pro and more for students and education staff By Dan Grabham

It's back to school season, and Apple is feeling generous towards current and prospective students. As of today, Apple is giving students who buy select Mac and iPads either from an Apple Store or online, a free pair of Beats headphones.Students will... Read more

New Apple AirPods 2: When will we get the second-gen earphones?
New Apple AirPods 2: When will we get the second-gen earphones? By Dan Grabham

Is it time for new AirPods? Although we're not sold on the look of the existing Apple AirPods, there's no denying that they're one of the best new gadgets of the last couple of years. Completely wire-free? Check. Compact charging case? Check. Seamless... Read more

7 essential iPad features for students
7 essential iPad features for students By Maggie Tillman

Apple's iOS 11 update was more geared towards the iPad than any previous release of iOS.  If you're a student, this feature outlines why it can transform your iPad experience at home and in class.And when iOS 12 arrives this Autumn, Screen Time will... Read more

20 years of the iMac: looking back at Apple's legendary iMac G3
20 years of the iMac: looking back at Apple's legendary iMac G3 By Dan Grabham

The iMac G3 is one of the most iconic computers that has ever existed - and while it was announced by Steve Jobs on 6 May 1998 (see video below), it was released on 15 August. So happy release birthday iMac!The iMac brought several major innovations,... Read more

HQ Trivia now has an Apple TV app so you can play on the big screen
HQ Trivia now has an Apple TV app so you can play on the big screen By Maggie Tillman

HQ Trivia exploded in popularity earlier this year, and now, you can finally play it on the TV.Although millions of people have used the live game show, it's clear that the mobile app, which was founded by the co-creators of Vine, had room to grow. Now,... Read more

Apple's new job listings show it wants to make custom health chips
Apple's new job listings show it wants to make custom health chips By Maggie Tillman

Apple is developing yet another custom chip for its various devices, according to job listings spotted by CNBC.The company appears to be working on a dedicated custom health chip. Such a chip would help its devices handle biometric data. Apple is no stranger... Read more

Please let this happen: Apple could add multiuser support to Siri
Please let this happen: Apple could add multiuser support to Siri By Maggie Tillman

It's no secret that Siri is trailing way behind its younger competitors at this point - and lack of multiuser support is a prime example.Not only do Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant offer multiuser support, but they can recognise users by voice and automatically... Read more

Apple iPhone SE2 specs, news and rumours: Will we get a new iPhone SE?
Apple iPhone SE2 specs, news and rumours: Will we get a new iPhone SE? By Dan Grabham

We'll get a new iPhone XI and iPhone X Plus in September, but we're still thinking there will probably be an iPhone SE update in the interim. Apple is still selling plenty of iPhone SE, despite the phone now being two years old and the basic chassis... Read more

New iPad Pro 2018 specs, rumours and news: What's the story so far?
New iPad Pro 2018 specs, rumours and news: What's the story so far? By Dan Grabham

Here we round up all the speculation surrounding the new iPad Pro, together with some of our own thoughts about what super Apple tablet we might get during the latter half of 2018.Apple's Field Trip event in late March yielded a new standard 9.7-inch... Read more

Is the Apple AirPower wireless charge mat release date soon?
Is the Apple AirPower wireless charge mat release date soon? By Dan Grabham

The iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X all feature wireless charging. They work with hundreds of Qi charging mats and accessories already available - including in-car charging stations.But Apple is also soon to come out with its own AirPower mat for... Read more

Apple Watch Series 4 rumours, specs, release date and news
Apple Watch Series 4 rumours, specs, release date and news By Dan Grabham

The Apple Watch Series 3 was launched last Autumn and was a critical hit. We also think it has sold quite well, but we don't really know since Apple refuses to outline the numbers sold.That's probably because the numbers wouldn't look that great up against... Read more

Cheaper Apple MacBooks to enter production soon, report
Cheaper Apple MacBooks to enter production soon, report By Rik Henderson

Could we finally see the long-awaited Apple MacBook Air refresh soon? A report from inside the production chain suggests so.Digitimes claims that Apple partner Quanta has received "orders for Apple's new inexpensive notebooks". That is said to include... Read more

Apple just pushed pause on launching Group FaceTime
Apple just pushed pause on launching Group FaceTime By Maggie Tillman

Apple has quietly removed a major feature coming to iPhones, iPads and Macs: Group FaceTime calls.The Cupertino, California-based company removed Group FaceTime from the latest iOS 12 and MacOS Mojave betas, which were rolled out on 13 August, and it... Read more

Apple iPhone XI vs iPhone X: What's the rumoured difference?
Apple iPhone XI vs iPhone X: What's the rumoured difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Apple's next iPhone, or iPhones, are expected to be announced sometime in early September. It is thought we will see a successor to the iPhone X, as well as a larger iPhone X Plus model and possibly a third cheaper model too.How might the iPhone XI, also... Read more

Apple Project Titan: What's the story so far?
Apple Project Titan: What's the story so far? By Maggie Tillman

You've heard the rumours by now: Apple is trying to revolutionise the car, or at least that's what all the leaks and rumours indicate.Several reports from the past few years have claimed the company is not only poaching former Tesla employees and hiring... Read more

Apple Car project could be go, go, go again
Apple Car project could be go, go, go again By Rik Henderson

Considering we haven't heard much on Project Titan for a while, you can be forgiven for thinking Apple had given up on plans to make its own car. However, a new development now suggests otherwise.It seemed as if Apple had shelved or scaled back the project,... Read more

Face ID is definitely coming to a super-thin bezel iPad Pro
Face ID is definitely coming to a super-thin bezel iPad Pro By Dan Grabham

There have been rumours throughout 2018 that Face ID would be coming to an iPad Pro - probably in September.And now we have even more evidence: an icon in iOS 12 developer beta 5 that shows a bezel-less iPad. Last year the early HomePod software revealed... Read more

It looks like Apple is working on iPhone dual-SIM support
It looks like Apple is working on iPhone dual-SIM support By Dan Grabham

It looks like Apple is working on dual-SIM support for future iPhones.The evidence was uncovered by 9to5Mac within the iOS 12 beta 5 code - there are references to "second SIM status", "dual SIM device" and "second SIM tray status". That last one is... Read more

Apple sold fewer iPhones than expected - but still made loads of cash
Apple sold fewer iPhones than expected - but still made loads of cash By Dan Grabham

Apple sold fewer iPhones than expected in the last three months but still managed to make more money than hoped because of the £999/$999 iPhone X price. Unsurprisingly, the iPhone X was Apple's most popular iPhone."We couldn't be happier with how things... Read more

A new MacBook Air is (still) en route - but what processor will it use?
A new MacBook Air is (still) en route - but what processor will it use? By Dan Grabham

We've been banging on about the possibility of a new MacBook Air for some time, but we think that late 2018 will be the time for a new model. We'd expect a new MacBook Air to now to launch at Apple's September event featuring either Intel's third iteration... Read more

Is Apple making a new AirPods case? The iOS 12 beta suggests so
Is Apple making a new AirPods case? The iOS 12 beta suggests so By Maggie Tillman

It's not unusual for Apple to update its devices on an annual basis, and with that said, it looks like we can expect a new AirPods case soon.The company released a new beta version of iOS 12 and seems to have an included a look at the next AirPods case.... Read more

Is the iPad Pro set to dump the headphone jack, have vertical-only Face ID?
Is the iPad Pro set to dump the headphone jack, have vertical-only Face ID? By Dan Grabham

We've known for some time that there will be a new iPad Pro later this year. And it's also pretty much nailed-on that the iPad Pro will have Face ID like the iPhone X and its successors.  What's coming in iOS 12? But we've wondered how exactly the iPad... Read more

8 of the most stunning Apple stores around the world
8 of the most stunning Apple stores around the world By Stuart Miles

Apple is renowned for its impressive stores around the world. Whether they are purpose built or retro-fitted into old buildings, and whether you like Apple or not, you have to admit it's like no other retail chain in the world. To celebrate, we've picked... Read more

watchOS 5 features: What's in Apple's new watch software?
watchOS 5 features: What's in Apple's new watch software? By Britta O'Boyle

Apple has revealed several new features that will be coming to Apple Watch with the WatchOS 5 software update.Here's what's coming up later this year - the watch OS 5 release date is probably late September.  Apple Watch Series 4 rumours, specs, release... Read more

MacOS 10.14 Mojave features, release date and everything you need to know
MacOS 10.14 Mojave features, release date and everything you need to know By Maggie Tillman

The new version of macOS is called macOS Mojave and is version 10.14 of the software formerly known as OS X.  iOS 12 features: Everything you need to know You can now download a beta of the new software; check out How to get the MacOS Mojave public... Read more

iOS 12 features, release date and more
iOS 12 features, release date and more By Maggie Tillman

Apple's iOS 12 will officially come to iPhones and iPads later in the year but you can download the public beta now. Check out How to download the iOS 12 beta.The next major update to the iPhone and iPad's mobile operating system was rumoured to be all... Read more

iOS 12 first impressions: What's Apple's new iPhone and iPad software like?
iOS 12 first impressions: What's Apple's new iPhone and iPad software like? By Dan Grabham

The final version of iOS 12 will be downloadable to your iPhone and iPad in September, but before that a public beta has been launched. Check out How to download the iOS 12 beta.iOS 12 will run on an extensive list of iPhones and iPads. But, essentially,... Read more

Apple's new iPhone colours might not be what you expect
Apple's new iPhone colours might not be what you expect By Rik Henderson

It has been known for a while that Apple will be bringing three new handsets to market this year, with two sizes of a premium iPhone X replacement and a cheaper iPhone with a 6.1-inch LCD screen.The latter of which is also said to be the first phone to... Read more

MacBook Pro throttling bug: What is it and has Apple fixed it?
MacBook Pro throttling bug: What is it and has Apple fixed it? By Maggie Tillman

Apple has confirmed a throttling issue with the new MacBook Pros.The company released a software update, a supplemental update to macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, which addresses a new bug that causes eighth-generation quad-core and six-core Intel processors... Read more

Want to fix your iPhone or Mac? These leaked Apple vids show how
Want to fix your iPhone or Mac? These leaked Apple vids show how By Maggie Tillman

It's expensive to have Apple or other shops fix your Apple devices, but now, thanks to leaked internal videos, you can save some money. Apple iPhone X review: The future of Apple smartphones Apple iPhone X problems: Common problems and how to solve them... Read more

Apple HomePods will soon be able to call you (maybe)
Apple HomePods will soon be able to call you (maybe) By Dan Grabham

It looks like Apple's HomePod will soon be able to make and answer phone calls as well as enable you to retrieve your voicemails. The enhancement has been seeded to some HomePod testers internally at Apple. There's also reported to be a few other features,... Read more

Apple shows off new upcoming emoji including - finally - ginger ones
Apple shows off new upcoming emoji including - finally - ginger ones By Maggie Tillman

World Emoji Day is 17 July, and Apple is celebrating the event by introducing 70 new emoji characters, including gingers.Apple has shared details on emoji that are coming to iOS devices "later this year" as part of the Unicode 11 emoji release. It plans... Read more

Apple helped make an external GPU for its refreshed MacBook Pros
Apple helped make an external GPU for its refreshed MacBook Pros By Maggie Tillman

Own a MacBook Pro but need more graphic processing power? Then you need to check out this latest Apple product.Technically, it's a Blackmagic product. Blackmagic is a cinema company, and it worked closely with Apple to create a new product for MacBook... Read more

What is Apple's True Tone display?
What is Apple's True Tone display? By Maggie Tillman

The latest MacBook Pro boasts what Apple calls a True Tone display.It's a technology that first made its appearance on the iPad Pro, it was subsequently added to devices like the the iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X, but now it's landed on Apple's new... Read more

Apple MacBook Pro models updated with beefier processors and RAM
Apple MacBook Pro models updated with beefier processors and RAM By Rik Henderson

Apple has announced upgrades for its 13 and 15-inch MacBook Pro notebooks. They both get new, enhanced spec and are available now.As well as speedier processors, they each get upgraded RAM, storage options, batteries and quieter keyboards.The 2018 13-inch... Read more

Incredible Apple Watch Series 4 renders show larger screen and almost no bezel
Incredible Apple Watch Series 4 renders show larger screen and almost no bezel By Rik Henderson

Apple's next Watch is tipped to come with a considerably larger screen to the current models, and now we know what that might look like.Concept designer Ben Geskin (@VenyaGeskin1) often visualises products with excellent renders based on leaked information,... Read more

Apple will update nearly all its devices this autumn, even Mac Mini
Apple will update nearly all its devices this autumn, even Mac Mini By Maggie Tillman

Apple will announce several updated devices this year, according to a respected analyst who regularly and successfully predicts Apple's plans.The company is working on updating most of its product lines for the second half of 2018, per an investor's note... Read more

Apple AirPlay 2: Apple's latest streaming tech explained
Apple AirPlay 2: Apple's latest streaming tech explained By Max Langridge

AirPlay is Apple's Wi-Fi audio streaming tech and. There's now a second-generation version. But what is AirPlay 2, what will it be able to do and what products will you be able to use it with? We'll explain all.AirPlay 2 is now available, appearing in... Read more

Apple iPhone 8 vs iPhone 7 vs iPhone 6S: What's the difference?
Apple iPhone 8 vs iPhone 7 vs iPhone 6S: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

As you'll know, Apple now has a premium iPhone called the iPhone X with Face ID but it is still selling several Touch ID iPhones. That means if you're in the market for a new iPhone, you have a decision to make. This feature explains how the iPhone... Read more

What is Jamf Now and how does it help you manage your Apple devices at work?
What is Jamf Now and how does it help you manage your Apple devices at work? By Pocket-lint Promotion

Dealing with your own devices can be tricky; but for a small business, juggling employees’ Mac, iPhone and iPad devices can take time away from your primary job. Jamf Now is an affordable, cloud-based solution that makes mobile device management easy,... Read more

Apple's cheaper LCD iPhone will have iPhone X style super-thin bezel thanks to advanced LED backlight
Apple's cheaper LCD iPhone will have iPhone X style super-thin bezel thanks to advanced LED backlight By Rik Henderson

Apple is reportedly adopting Japanese manufacturer Nichia's 0.3t LED chips for its 6.1-inch cheaper LCD iPhone, with the result being similar brightness to previous LCD models but with the same sort of super-thin bezel as the iPhone X.DigiTimes' industry... Read more

How to get the MacOS Mojave public beta running on your Mac
How to get the MacOS Mojave public beta running on your Mac By Maggie Tillman

The next version of MacOS is here.While at WWDC 2018, Apple announced and previewed MacOS Mojave, a major update to the High Sierra operating system. It includes many behind-the-scene upgrades that will make your Mac seem more powerful, more secure, and... Read more

New Apple MacBooks and iPads imminent, EEC filing reveals
New Apple MacBooks and iPads imminent, EEC filing reveals By Rik Henderson

Apple will allegedly launch five new MacBook laptops and five new iPads in the coming months, according to a leaked filing posted by the Eurasian Economic Commission.The EEC approves tech products for sale in Russia, Armenia and other Eurasian countries,... Read more

Apple releases second iOS 12 public beta for anyone to test
Apple releases second iOS 12 public beta for anyone to test By Maggie Tillman

Apple has released the second public beta of iOS 12.The company launched the first iOS 12 public beta late last month, giving anybody - or, non-developers - a chance to test the unfinished software ahead of its final release for all iPhone and iPad users... Read more

Apple's next iPhone could come in several new wild colours
Apple's next iPhone could come in several new wild colours By Maggie Tillman

Apple is reportedly planning to introduce new iPhone colours when it launches the next iPhone later this year.The new colours include grey, white, blue, red, and orange. However, they'll be limited to a less-expensive model, which will still come with... Read more