iPad

Electric car fears prompt odd Apple investment

Electric car fears prompt odd Apple investment

Apple may be in a bidding war with electric vehicle battery makers for one key metal: cobalt. Apple's been one of the biggest users of cobalt over the past decade due to their ever-increasing production of iPhone, iPad, and other devices with their own rechargeable batteries. Now that electric vehicles are coming into vogue, demand for cobalt is going up so much that Apple may be opting to buy from the source.

Continue Reading

Cheaper iPads tipped on the horizon

Cheaper iPads tipped on the horizon

Apple will release more iPads at some point, and on the 21st of February, 2018, clues indicated the next iPad's release. These devices were listed as A1954 and A1893. With said model numbers, Apple may well release two models in the same lines that've already been established. Now the question is whether Apple will release an iPad and an iPad mini, an iPad and an iPad Pro, or two iPads, one in the "X" line, another with a more standard build.

Continue Reading

Apple iOS 11.2.6 fixes iPhone Telugu message crash bug

Apple iOS 11.2.6 fixes iPhone Telugu message crash bug

Apple has pushed out an iPhone update, iOS 11.2.6, fixing the Telugu character bug that left iOS messaging apps crashing. The new patch comes less than a week after Apple confirmed the problem, which affected not only the company's own Messages app but third-party messaging software like Facebook Messenger, Gmail, and WhatsApp.

Continue Reading

A single character can crash your iPhone’s messaging apps [Updated]

A single character can crash your iPhone’s messaging apps [Updated]

A new iOS bug that can crash not only Messages but third-party messaging apps has been discovered, potentially leaving the app unusable by receiving a single character. It's the latest in a series of bugs that have affected iOS, and its messaging abilities in particular, though it looks like Apple will be fixing this particular one with iOS 11.3 if not before.

Continue Reading

iOS 12 to keep iPhone promises, not bait Android

iOS 12 to keep iPhone promises, not bait Android

Apple is slowing the pace on iOS updates, with the Cupertino firm allegedly opting to get absolutely right a smaller number of changes in its flagship iPhone software. Traditionally, Apple has released major iOS updates on an annual cycle. The company usually previews its next big update at WWDC, its developer conference over the summer, giving coders and app-makers an opportunity to get to grips with what changes are in the pipeline.

Continue Reading

Future Apple Pencil might work without an iPad Pro

Future Apple Pencil might work without an iPad Pro

It’s a bit amusing to see Apple embracing something it scorned in the past. Although it hasn’t completely adopted the stylus the Microsoft has with Windows Ink, Apple does seem to be playing around with the idea of expanding the Apple Pencil beyond the confines of iPad Pros. And, no, that doesn’t mean an iPhone Apple Pencil. In fact, based on this recently spotted patent, it won’t even need any iOS device at all.

Continue Reading

iBoot source download: Apple hits biggest leak ever with DCMA

iBoot source download: Apple hits biggest leak ever with DCMA

This week the bootloader source code for iOS seems to have leaked in its entirety. Apple would appear to have sent a DCMA takedown notice to Github, where the code was leaked, this indicating the code posted was of some large consequence. This is a big deal because it will likely lead to custom software for the latest iPhone devices. This is also a big deal because it could potentially lead to some nefarious parties finding their way in to Apple devices with a bit of reverse engineering - but don't worry. Apple's aware of what's up.

Continue Reading

Cortana on iPad gets native support

Cortana on iPad gets native support

Those of you who use Microsoft's Cortana on iOS have a pleasant surprise awaiting you on the App Store today. Microsoft has delivered an update to the Cortana app, and though it isn't massive, it's still pretty significant. This update tosses functionality for iPad into the mix, allowing it to run natively on Apple's tablet.

Continue Reading

2018 iPad to borrow iPhone X’s smartest features

2018 iPad to borrow iPhone X’s smartest features

Apple's new 2018 iPad will likely adopt the company's first Artificial Intelligence chip, part of the Cupertino firm's attempt to better distinguish its tablet in the face of rivals. The so-called Neural Engine is Apple's first dedicated AI chipset, and made its debut last year in the iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus. Next, it's expected to colonize the iPad.

Continue Reading

iOS 11.3 Beta download: how to and where

iOS 11.3 Beta download: how to and where

This afternoon Apple released the newest version of iOS for iPhone and iPad, iOS 11.3 (in public beta form.) Users will be able to download this software whenever they get the opportunity, starting earlier today. Users with an iPad or iPhone released in the past 3 years will be able to make with all the download'n right this minute.

Continue Reading

iOS 11.3 public beta released now: New Animoji and more

iOS 11.3 public beta released now: New Animoji and more

If you want to get your hands on the latest version of iOS there's no need for more patience, with Apple releasing the iOS 11.3 public beta today. Part of the opt-in Apple Beta Software Program, it comes only a day after the Cupertino firm released the first iOS 11.3 developer beta.

Continue Reading

New Face ID iPad gets “Modern” namecheck in iOS 11.3

New Face ID iPad gets “Modern” namecheck in iOS 11.3

A new iPad Pro with Face ID might well be coming to the public this year if code in the newest iOS is any clue. Before the iPhone X was released with Face ID, its code-name was Modern iPhone in iOS. Now in the last two releases of iOS, the name "Modern iPad" appeared, meaning it's not just a mistake - it's the real deal.

Continue Reading

1 2 3 4 5 Next