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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

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

New MacBook and MacBook Air specs and rumours: Will we be seeing new Macs soon?
New MacBook and MacBook Air specs and rumours: Will we be seeing new Macs soon? 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 MacBook Pro.We thought we might see new notebooks at Apple's education-orientated... 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

iPhone XI (iPhone 11) and iPhone X Plus specs, news and rumours: The latest on the next Apple flagship
iPhone XI (iPhone 11) and iPhone X Plus specs, news and rumours: The latest on the next Apple flagship By Dan Grabham

Waiting for 2018's new iPhone? Now we know about - and have used - the forthcoming iOS 12, it seems a safe bet that the new iPhone will be with us when the new iPhone software is released in September. Three iPhones arrived last year in the form of the... 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

New iOS 12 evidence points to iPad Pro with Face ID and Animojis
New iOS 12 evidence points to iPad Pro with Face ID and Animojis By Rik Henderson

Come September, Apple is expected to launch new iPad Pro models alongside its latest iPhones and one of the much-talked about rumoured improvements is Face ID.Several reports have, in the past, suggested that the next iPad Pro tablets will come with a... Read more

iPhone X Plus and iPhone 9 video leak reveals new iPhone designs
iPhone X Plus and iPhone 9 video leak reveals new iPhone designs By Chris Hall

We're expecting the launch of new iPhones in September, and all rumours are point to a cheaper iPhone 9 with a single camera, but moving to a bezel-free design with a notch, and a larger iPhone X Plus - taking the bezel-free design into a larger device... Read more

Apple is rolling out an all-new Apple Maps with its own data
Apple is rolling out an all-new Apple Maps with its own data By Maggie Tillman

"Don't you just love Apple Maps? It's so much better than Google Maps," says no one, ever.Six years ago, Apple launched its own mapping service, Apple Maps, replacing Google Maps as the default mapping service on its devices. It immediately received... Read more

Which is the best media streamer for you? Fire TV vs Apple TV 4K vs Chromecast vs Roku
Which is the best media streamer for you? Fire TV vs Apple TV 4K vs Chromecast vs Roku By Rik Henderson

A lot of TVs today have streaming services available as part of their Smart TV platforms, but there are still plenty of us that still have "dumb" TVs. And in that case, if you want to access streaming services, you'll need a streaming box or dongle.But... Read more

Apple iPhone SE2 specs, news and rumours: All we know about the 2018 iPhone SE
Apple iPhone SE2 specs, news and rumours: All we know about the 2018 iPhone SE By Dan Grabham

We'll get a new iPhone X 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 design dating from... Read more

Apple may one day offer music, TV and news streaming bundle
Apple may one day offer music, TV and news streaming bundle By Max Langridge

Apple may be looking to one day offer customers a single subscription-based package comprising TV, music and news content, according to a report from The Information. Apple original TV programming: What's it producing and why? Apple might launch a subscription... 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

Apple uses its annual developer's conference to preview all the major software updates it has developed for devices like the iPhone and MacBook Pro.The new version of macOS is called macOS Mojave and is version 10.14 of the software formerly known as... Read more

macOS Mojave system requirements: which Macs support macOS 10.14?
macOS Mojave system requirements: which Macs support macOS 10.14? By Rik Henderson

Apple detailed macOS Mojave (10.14) recently. It's the next version of macOS, the operating system that powers Apple Mac computers. Apple has now released a beta version which is available for free download (don't put it on your main Mac!).While iOS... 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

iOS 12 features, release date and more: What's in the public beta?
iOS 12 features, release date and more: What's in the public beta? By Maggie Tillman

Apple's iOS 12 will officially come to iPhones and iPads later in the year but a public beta has just been announced. 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... Read more

iOS 12 system requirements: Will iOS 12 run on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch?
iOS 12 system requirements: Will iOS 12 run on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch? By Rik Henderson

Earlier this month Apple previewed some of the features that are coming in iOS 12, the next version of its mobile operating system. And now it has released the iOS 12 public beta so you can have a go with the new operating system yourself. Well, if... Read more

The iOS 12 public beta is here! Here's how to download it now
The iOS 12 public beta is here! Here's how to download it now By Dan Grabham

iOS 12 will be with us in September alongside new iPhones. But Apple has today announced that the iOS 12 public beta is live and available for download. Developers have been able to get hold of the new iPhone OS since Apple's developer conference in... Read more

Second-gen Apple AirPods said to get noise cancellation once more
Second-gen Apple AirPods said to get noise cancellation once more By Max Langridge

Apple has once again been reported to release a new set of AirPods in 2019 with noise-cancelling. Barclays analysts have already made the claim back in March, but Bloomberg has now weighed in, citing sources familiar with the product.   New Apple AirPod... Read more

When will the iOS 12 public beta be released?
When will the iOS 12 public beta be released? By Dan Grabham

UPDATE: The iOS 12 beta has now been released - check out How to download the iOS 12 betaiOS 12, the next major iteration of Apple's mobile OS, will be with us in September alongside new iPhones. But when will we be able to get hold of a public beta of... Read more

How to make Apple repair your faulty MacBook keyboard for free
How to make Apple repair your faulty MacBook keyboard for free By Maggie Tillman

Apple has launched a keyboard repair program.This program is for MacBook and MacBook Pro models with butterfly keys. The program is designed to address consumer complaints over keyboard keys that do not work properly. For instance, letters or characters... Read more

Leaked image of 6.1-inch LCD Apple iPhone confirms single-lens camera and Face ID
Leaked image of 6.1-inch LCD Apple iPhone confirms single-lens camera and Face ID By Max Langridge

Apple has for some time now, been said to be releasing three new iPhones at its annual September hardware event: two with OLED screens and one with an LCD screen. An rendered image of the latter has been obtained by BGR, revealing its full design.  iPhone... Read more

Apple AirPower: Is the wireless charging mat for iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods coming soon?
Apple AirPower: Is the wireless charging mat for iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods coming soon? By Rik Henderson

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's AirPower wireless charging mat may finally launch by September
Apple's AirPower wireless charging mat may finally launch by September By Max Langridge

Apple's AirPower wireless charging mat may finally be available to buy by September this year, according to a report from Bloomberg. Apple AirPower: Is the wireless charging mat for iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods coming soon? Apple AirPods 2: When will... 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

Apple HomePod features: Everything you need to know
Apple HomePod features: Everything you need to know By Maggie Tillman

The Apple HomePod has been available for a few months now. Should you opt for the Siri-powered speaker over one of the HomePod alternatives?Apple HomePod sees Apple looking to change how you listen to music (again) jumping on the iPod nomenclature to... 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.Some, though not all, of the new features were detailed during the company's Worldwide Developer Conference 2018 so we have rounded them up to... 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

macOS Mojave public beta coming late June
macOS Mojave public beta coming late June By Max Langridge

Apple has announced the next major update to macOS at WWDC 2018, called macOS Mojave. After years of naming its OS after mountains, Apple has now turned to the expansive desert in California. It's official! Apple announces iOS 12 with performance updates... Read more

Apple original TV programming: What's it producing and why?
Apple original TV programming: What's it producing and why? By Max Langridge

Apple has been said to be investing in its original programming to take on the likes of Netflix and Amazon for some time now, but we've yet to see any truly compelling TV shows or movies. The tech giant was originally said to be producing TV shows starring... Read more

Apple Watch 4 could get touch-sensitive buttons with haptic feedback
Apple Watch 4 could get touch-sensitive buttons with haptic feedback By Max Langridge

Apple may be looking to replace the buttons on the Apple Watch with solid-state buttons for the Apple Watch 4, according to a report from Fast Company. The report, which cites a source with direct knowledge of Apple's plans, says that Apple will stick... Read more

Live Listen with AirPods: How to turn your iPhone into a remote mic
Live Listen with AirPods: How to turn your iPhone into a remote mic By Maggie Tillman

Imagine you're in a noisy restaurant or bar and can’t quite hear the person speaking across the table from you.It's an annoying problem that many people with hearing difficulties experience on a daily basis and in different environments or scenarios.... Read more

Is this what the new iPhone X Plus and 6.1-inch iPhone will look like?
Is this what the new iPhone X Plus and 6.1-inch iPhone will look like? By Rik Henderson

A few days ago we posted professional-looking rendered images of two of the much-rumoured new iPhones, which are coming this autumn.Now there are even better shots available, based on alleged leaked CAD designs from the production line. They not only... Read more

When is AirPlay 2 coming to my speakers?
When is AirPlay 2 coming to my speakers? By Maggie Tillman

There is a long list of established brands signed up to support AirPlay 2 going forward. But what about all the speakers you already own?Apple recently rolled out AirPlay 2, which, essentially, opens up the ability to stream music from your iOS device... Read more

What is Memoji? Apple's new Animoji explained
What is Memoji? Apple's new Animoji explained By Maggie Tillman

Apple has brought more fun effects to the Messages camera.Messages, also know as the iMessage app, is Apple's messaging platform across iOS devices and Mac devices. Last year, with the introduction of iPhone X, Messages added a new feature called Animoji.... Read more

What is Apple Screen Time and how does it work?
What is Apple Screen Time and how does it work? By Stuart Miles

Looking to address growing concerns around increasing device usage, smartphone addiction and social media impacting on mental health, Apple has announced a collection of initiatives focusing on "digital health".Announced its developer conference in June... Read more

Apple WWDC 2018: All the announcements that matter
Apple WWDC 2018: All the announcements that matter By Maggie Tillman

Apple's developer conference has happened, and we're rounding up what the company announced.Apple puts on an annual developer conference in California to showcase new software, software updates, and - sometimes - technologies that developers can leverage... Read more

Apple announces Google Maps and Waze integration into CarPlay
Apple announces Google Maps and Waze integration into CarPlay By Chris Hall

Apple took to the stage at WWDC - its 2018 developer conference - and introduced a wide-range of new features coming to iOS 12, the next version of its mobile software due later in 2018. Although the company didn't delve too deeply into CarPlay, it did... Read more

Apple adds Dolby Atmos to Apple TV 4K, will upgrade your library for free
Apple adds Dolby Atmos to Apple TV 4K, will upgrade your library for free By Rik Henderson

Apple has announced that it is adding support for Dolby Atmos to its Apple TV 4K box as part of the forthcoming tvOS 12 update. What's more, your existing movies and TV shows that support Dolby Atmos will be upgraded for free.It's a similar story to when... Read more