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Apple AirPlay 2: What is it, how does it work and what devices are supported?

Apple AirPlay 2: What is it, how does it work and what devices are supported?

By Max Langridge

Apple announced AirPlay 2 as part of iOS 11 back at WWDC 2017 (Apple's developer conference). The new version of AirPlay - Apple's Wi-Fi audio streaming tech - will open up a whole world of multi-room streaming capabilities that were previously not... Read more

Apple will let you turn battery throttling off with a future iOS update

Apple will let you turn battery throttling off with a future iOS update

By Max Langridge

Late last year, it was discovered that Apple intentionally slows down older iPhones to prevent random reboots. Many iPhone owners always thought their phones slowed down around the time a new model was due to be released, but Apple admitted it included... Read more

Apple HomePod on track to launch "soon", as Apple begins receiving shipments

Apple HomePod on track to launch "soon", as Apple begins receiving shipments

By Max Langridge

Just last week, analytics company GBH Insights said Apple's HomePod smart speaker would go on sale within the next four to six weeks. It seems the industry analyst does have good insight, as Apple is said to have started receiving the first shipment of... Read more

Apple iPhone 2018: What's the story so far?

Apple iPhone 2018: What's the story so far?

By Britta O'Boyle

The rumour mill for next year's iPhones has already started spinning.Apple announced three iPhones in September 2017 in the form of the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and the iPhone X. The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus followed the traditional iPhone design, while the... Read more

Apple's 2019 iPhone might reduce notch, combine Face ID and camera

Apple's 2019 iPhone might reduce notch, combine Face ID and camera

By Elyse Betters

We're like eight months away from the new iPhone.Excited? No? Well, get pumped, because you know Apple is going to introduce a new smartphone every autumn, and this year should be no different, so, of course, the rumour mill is firing up with the latest... Read more

The best wireless chargers for the Apple iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus

The best wireless chargers for the Apple iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus

By Cam Bunton

The iPhone has finally joined the Qi charging game, years after the first wireless charging smartphones came to market. Apple's iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X all have glass backs, with a conductive charging receiver hiding beneath them.It may be a little... Read more

Apple ramps up AR glasses project by talking to parts suppliers at CES

Apple ramps up AR glasses project by talking to parts suppliers at CES

By Elyse Betters

Apple was at CES 2018 in an effort to speed up its augmented reality glasses project, according to a new report.Bloomberg claimed Apple representatives met with suppliers that "make the nuts and bolts required to power AR glasses", but it also said that... Read more

Apple HomePod: Price, release date, specs and everything you need to know

Apple HomePod: Price, release date, specs and everything you need to know

By Chris Hall

Apple used its keynote at WWDC in June 2017 to announce a range of updates and evolutions, but the most exciting product to be unveiled at the time was the HomePod.Apple HomePod sees Apple looking to change how you listen to music, again, jumping on... Read more

Apple HomePod smart speaker could go on sale in the next six weeks

Apple HomePod smart speaker could go on sale in the next six weeks

By Max Langridge

Apple's long-awaited HomePod smart speaker could finally be released within the next four to six weeks, according to industry analysts. The speaker was first announced at Apple's WWDC event in June 2016 and was meant to go on sale in December. Apple HomePod:... Read more

Apple promises to add new parental controls to curb kids' iPhone addictions

Apple promises to add new parental controls to curb kids' iPhone addictions

By Rik Henderson

Apple has responded to criticism levied at the company that it doesn't do enough to prevent children becoming addicted to its devices.Two of its substantial investors had previously complained that Apple's iOS platform needs additional safety measures... Read more

Apple iPhone SE 2 to get glass back panel, may feature wireless charging

Apple iPhone SE 2 to get glass back panel, may feature wireless charging

By Max Langridge

Towards the end of 2017, the Economic Daily News in China reported that Apple would release a new version of the iPhone SE in 2018. Since then we haven't heard too many rumours surrounding a new wallet-friendly iPhone, but now a new report on tekz24.com... Read more

Apple apologises for slowing iPhones, offers sale on battery replacements

Apple apologises for slowing iPhones, offers sale on battery replacements

By Elyse Betters

Apple wants you to know its sorry.The company just published a letter to apologise for a “misunderstanding", or rather, for the fact that it slows older iPhones. Apple recently admitted it pushes out an update that throttles the CPU of older iPhones... Read more

Future Apple Watches could have an EKG reader to detect heart illness

Future Apple Watches could have an EKG reader to detect heart illness

By Elyse Betters

Apple is developing new versions of the Apple Watch with EKG capabilities, according to a new report.Bloomberg has reported that new versions of the Apple Watch could feature souped-up heart-monitoring technology. More specifically, they could use electric... Read more

Apple might merge iOS and MacOS apps starting next year

Apple might merge iOS and MacOS apps starting next year

By Elyse Betters

Apple must like Microsoft's "universal apps" approach, because it's apparently doing the same thing.The company might finally begin to merge iOS and MacOS apps sometime next year by allowing developers create a single app that will run across both operating... Read more

Controversy: Apple responds to claims that it throttles older iPhones with degraded batteries

Controversy: Apple responds to claims that it throttles older iPhones with degraded batteries

By Elyse Betters

 There has always been crazy conspiracies about electronic manufacturers deliberately slowing down their old products in order to get consumers to upgrade to their newer products, but as a turns out, this may actually be true - or at least it seems to... Read more

Deezer Songcatcher takes on Apple's Shazam, helps you find songs in-app

Deezer Songcatcher takes on Apple's Shazam, helps you find songs in-app

By Rik Henderson

It seems that app-based song recognition is a hot topic at the moment. Not only has Apple's acquisition of Shazam rocked the market of late, Deezer has announced its own intelligent track gathering service.In some ways, it sounds like a tidier solution... Read more

Indoor Maps for Apple Maps: What are they and how can you use them?

Indoor Maps for Apple Maps: What are they and how can you use them?

By David Phelan

In the last couple of days, Apple has added indoor maps for airports and shopping malls in the UK. We've been give exclusive backstage access at London's Heathrow Airport to find out what it can mean for your air travel.It's a timely release, too: 15... Read more

Apple imagined a version of Siri that can whisper responses to you

Apple imagined a version of Siri that can whisper responses to you

By Elyse Betters

Siri sucks to use in public.Think about it: whether you're in a library or a grocery store, it's awkward to use Siri. She's loud. But, imagine if she could whisper. Would you use it more then? Apple seems to be asking itself this very question, according... Read more

Apple’s iMac Pro will be available from 14 December, starting at $4,999

Apple’s iMac Pro will be available from 14 December, starting at $4,999

By Elyse Betters

You can buy Apple's new iMac Pro from 14 December.The company has announced its latest workstation will be available this week, with pricing starting at $4,999 in the US. It's a top-of-the-line machine with a 27-inch Retina 4K display. The powerful, all-in-one... Read more

Apple buys music recognition app Shazam for $400 million

Apple buys music recognition app Shazam for $400 million

By Max Langridge

Apple has acquired Shazam, one of the most popular apps for recognising music, TV shows, films and adverts, in a deal allegedly worth $400 million (around £300 million). Apple Music vs Spotify: What's the difference? Apple has made an official statement... Read more

GymKit tested: What is Apple GymKit and how can you use it?

GymKit tested: What is Apple GymKit and how can you use it?

By Stuart Miles

GymKit is the latest technology to come out of Apple. It, as the name suggests, allows Apple Watch users to connect to various bits of kit at the gym. But what does it do, how does it work, and what kit will wit work with?We've used one of the first installations... Read more

Apple's TV app explained: How does it work and where is it available?

Apple's TV app explained: How does it work and where is it available?

By Elyse Betters

Apple's TV app is the replacement for its decade old Video app and can be used on the iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV. The TV app, originally available in the US, now now available in the UK and essentially adds universal search to Apple TV and iOS devices... Read more

Apple TV app finally arrives in the UK, get all your TV streaming from the one place

Apple TV app finally arrives in the UK, get all your TV streaming from the one place

By Stuart Miles

Apple's march towards creating a better TV experience in the UK has arrived.Previously only available in the US, now all UK iPhone, iPad and Apple TV users have access to the Apple TV app. On iOS, it replaces the Videos app that has been on the Apple... Read more

Apple TV gets Amazon Prime Video app at last, Mr Robot here we come

Apple TV gets Amazon Prime Video app at last, Mr Robot here we come

By Rik Henderson

The latest 4K HDR-enabled Apple TV is one of the best media streaming boxes around, but it’s been lacking something important since the day it launched: Amazon Prime Video. The Apple TV series has pretty-much always featured Netflix, on its many iterations,... Read more

Apple Watch Series 3 review: A great smartwatch comes with some caveats
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Apple Watch Series 3 review: A great smartwatch comes with some caveats

By Stuart Miles

The Apple Watch is now in its third year, so is it third time's a charm, or just more of the same?We've been wearing, exercising, calling, texting, and plenty of other things using the new 4G-equipped smartwatch to find out whether now is the time to... Read more

Apple Heart Study launches as FDA clears first Apple Watch EKG reader

Apple Heart Study launches as FDA clears first Apple Watch EKG reader

By Elyse Betters

Apple has launched a new app.It isn't a productivity app or video app or note-taking app or any of that usual app stuff. Instead, this new app will allow the company to collect your heart rhythm data, as long as you're wearing the Apple Watch. Called... Read more

Apple iPhone X problems: Common problems and how to fix them

Apple iPhone X problems: Common problems and how to fix them

By Elyse Betters

Now that people are getting their hands on the iPhone X, many are struggling to understand some of the new features and gestures, while others are realising that that there a few problems to overcome too.The iPhone X is undoubtedly the biggest and boldest... Read more

MacOS High Sierra 'root' bug allows admin access without a password: Who is affected and how to fix it

MacOS High Sierra 'root' bug allows admin access without a password: Who is affected and how to fix it

By Elyse Betters

A massive security hole affecting Mac computers running the latest version of MacOS High Sierra has been discovered.This is a critical bug that allows anyone on a Mac to log in and change the admin settings - using just the username "root" with no password,... Read more

Apple sale: Save up to $100 on BeatsX, PowerBeats3, or Solo3 headphones

Apple sale: Save up to $100 on BeatsX, PowerBeats3, or Solo3 headphones

By Elyse Betters

Apple has discounted three of its Beats headphone models up to 30-per cent off their usual prices.The company doesn't often mark down its prices on products, and it has been known to skip Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales altogether in past years, though,... Read more

Best Apple Black Friday deals: Get money off Mac, iPad, Watch with KRCS, gift cards from Apple

Best Apple Black Friday deals: Get money off Mac, iPad, Watch with KRCS, gift cards from Apple

By Rik Henderson

Apple's Black Friday event doesn't offer money off products, but in the US and UK it is giving away gift cards with weighty values on purchases.You can get a gift card worth up to £120/$150 when you purchase certain Apple items today, 24 November, redeemable... Read more

Apple iPhone SE could be set for a comeback in 2018

Apple iPhone SE could be set for a comeback in 2018

By Max Langridge

Apple's wallet-friendly iPhone SE (wallet-friendly by Apple standards, that is) could make a return to stores according to a report from the Economic Daily News in China. The news outlet's report says that Wistron, the Indian company responsible for building... Read more

All 2018 iPhones could support gigabit LTE data transmission speeds

All 2018 iPhones could support gigabit LTE data transmission speeds

By Max Langridge

You can expect data speeds of the entire 2018 iPhone lineup to be vastly improved, as they will allegedly support gigabit LTE transmission and 4x4 MIMO standards, according to usually reliable industry analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Apple iPhone 2018: What's the... Read more

Apple's HomePod Siri-enabled speaker delayed until "early 2018"

Apple's HomePod Siri-enabled speaker delayed until "early 2018"

By Rik Henderson

Apple announced its own music system to rival Google Home, Amazon Echo and Sonos back in June, in the form of the HomePod speaker. And at the time claimed that it would be released in the US and UK this December.It has, however, now announced a delay... Read more

Apple's 2019 iPhone might feature a laser-based 3D sensor on the back

Apple's 2019 iPhone might feature a laser-based 3D sensor on the back

By Elyse Betters

The iPhone X is barely a month old and already people want to know about future iPhones and what they might feature.Well, the rumour mill is already discussing the 2019 iPhone: according to a Bloomberg, Apple is developing a “3D sensor” for the back... Read more

Apple could add Face ID tech to next HomePod so it can identify you

Apple could add Face ID tech to next HomePod so it can identify you

By Elyse Betters

Apple's HomePod speaker still isn't available, but that hasn't stopped the rumour mill from talking about the next version.According to a report by Nikkei, one of Apple's Taiwanese suppliers, Inventec Appliances, has projected that next year's model... Read more

Apple to release three iPhones, including iPhone X Plus in 2018

Apple to release three iPhones, including iPhone X Plus in 2018

By Max Langridge

Following his prediction that Apple will release two iPhone models with OLED screens in 2018, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has revealed the screen sizes he expects them to sport and claims a third LCD-screen iPhone will be launched alongside them.... Read more

Apple Watch Series 3's mobile connection saves stranded surfer's life

Apple Watch Series 3's mobile connection saves stranded surfer's life

By Max Langridge

A kitesurfer from California who got stranded out in the ocean has said he was able to contact the lifeguard and get taken back to shore all thanks to his Apple Watch Series 3. Apple Watch Series 3 review: A great smartwatch, albeit with plenty of caveats... Read more

Apple has fixed the strange iOS bug that wouldn't let users type 'I'

Apple has fixed the strange iOS bug that wouldn't let users type 'I'

By Elyse Betters

Users who downloaded iOS 11.1 - and couldn't type the letter "I" as a result - now have a permanent fix.Apple recently rolled out a software update to iOS 11 in order to deliver new emoji characters and a fix for the KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability, but it... Read more

Apple's 2018 iPad might ditch the home button in favour of Face ID

Apple's 2018 iPad might ditch the home button in favour of Face ID

By Elyse Betters

Apple is working on a new iPad that will include Face ID.The company plans to ditch the device’s home button and will instead incorporate the new Face ID system currently found on the iPhone X. According to Bloomberg, the new iPad will have a display... Read more

Apple might introduce its augmented reality headset as soon as 2019

Apple might introduce its augmented reality headset as soon as 2019

By Elyse Betters

Critics of Apple want to know when it will release its "next big thing".It's been 10 years since the iPhone debuted, and although Apple has innovated with tablets, wearables, streaming media devices, headphones, and most recently, speakers, people still... Read more

What is Apple Pay Cash, how does it work, and when can you use it?

What is Apple Pay Cash, how does it work, and when can you use it?

By Elyse Betters

Apple will soon roll out an iOS 11 feature, called Apple Pay Cash, that makes it easier for you to send money or receive money from friends.Apple Pay Cash is technically part of Apple Pay, Apple's mobile payment system, but it lives in Apple's iMessage... Read more

Apple could make the move to OLED for all iPhones in 2018

Apple could make the move to OLED for all iPhones in 2018

By Max Langridge

Not even a week after the iPhone X has hit Apple Stores, rumours surrounding its successors have begun circling. Ming Chi-Kuo, the KGI Securities analyst who always has something to say regarding future Apple releases, has said there will be two iPhones... Read more

7 custom iPhone X models that are so luxe you likely can't afford them

7 custom iPhone X models that are so luxe you likely can't afford them

By Elyse Betters

Apple's iPhone X is already lux enough, but some companies are taking it to the next level - plating it gold and encrusting it in precious stones.That's right. We've all heard about 24K gold Android phones from high-end manufacturers, such as Vertu, but... Read more

Apple iPhone X review: The future of Apple smartphones
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Apple iPhone X review: The future of Apple smartphones

By Stuart Miles

Ten years after the launch of the first iPhone, Apple has launched what it says is the phone that kickstarts the next decade for the iPhone. It's the biggest shift in iPhone design since Steve Jobs launched that first device, introducing a new range of... Read more

Apple iPhone X vs iPhone 8 Plus vs iPhone 8: What's the difference?

Apple iPhone X vs iPhone 8 Plus vs iPhone 8: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Apple announced three iPhones at the beginning of September in the form of the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and the iPhone X, which has also been called the iPhone 10.The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are similar to the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, but the iPhone X changes... Read more

How to get the iPhone X today

How to get the iPhone X today

By Hassan Mohammed

The new flagship smartphone from Apple the iPhone X is available to order today. The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are also already available for purchase.The Apple iPhone X is available in two colours, space grey and silver. It comes in two memory variants... Read more

Apple WatchOS 4.1 now out: LTE music streaming, GymKit, and more

Apple WatchOS 4.1 now out: LTE music streaming, GymKit, and more

By Elyse Betters

Apple isn't done doling out sweets on Halloween.Alongside the release of iOS 11.1, which brought new emoji and a patch for the KRACK vulnerability, Apple has launched WatchOS 4.1, the first major update to the WatchOS 4 operating system for Apple Watch.... Read more

Apple releases iOS 11.1 with new emoji and more for iPhone and iPad

Apple releases iOS 11.1 with new emoji and more for iPhone and iPad

By Elyse Betters

Apple has a treat for you on Halloween.The company just released iOS 11.1, the first major update to the iOS 11 operating system, for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. Mind you, iOS 11.1 is arriving more than a month after iOS 11 was first released to the... Read more

How to take a screenshot with the iPhone X

How to take a screenshot with the iPhone X

By Stuart Miles

In the past taking a screenshot on the iPhone was a simple thing that was the same on every new iPhone that was created. Press on the power button and the Home button at the same time, and viola, a shot of the screen was saved to your Photos. With the... Read more

Apple iPhone X tips and tricks: Master Apple's greatest iPhone

Apple iPhone X tips and tricks: Master Apple's greatest iPhone

By Stuart Miles

The Apple iPhone X is here, but with such a huge change to the design of the phone, including the ditching of Touch ID and the introduction of Face ID, how you control and use the new iPhone changes to.We've put together a number of tips and tricks... Read more