Apple event planned for March 16th

Rumours have been circulating for a while now that Apple could release a new iPad Pro this year, as well as new AirPods and AirTags. Apple usually hold an event in March, last year they announced the 4th gen iPad Air on March 18th and now we have a speculated date for this year. Taiwan’s Economic Daily News has touted that the event is planned for 16th March 2021 which lines up with Apple’s previous events. We are expecting Apple to announce a 5th generation iPad Pro, most likely in ... Continue Reading →

Apple iPhone 13 to have always-on display?

Some Android phones already have an always-on display but rumours suggest the Apple iPhone 13 could also get this technology. Apple have recently introduced the always-on display feature on the latest Apple Watch release, with the Series 6. With the always-on display you can see what time it is without having the turn the display on fully and can see it from just a quick glance. It’s unclear if Apple would only display the time with this feature, or if they would also include a battery status ... Continue Reading →

Apple could still release an iPhone Mini this year

A few days back we reported that the Apple iPhone 12 mini accounted for just a mere 6% of iPhone 12 sales. As such, while Apple would continue to sell the handset they stopped production of the Mini handset. This threw into doubt if Apple would launch a mini version of the iPhone 13 later this year. A new report from Jon Prosser, however, says it’s likely that Apple will continue with the same lineup of handsets this year. It’s noted that a portion of potential iPhone 12 mini owners ... Continue Reading →

Apple iPhone 12 mini production may be axed

When Apple released their iPhone 12 handsets, it came in four variants. The iPhone 12 and 12 Pro shared the same size profile and both feature a 6.1″ display. Apple also released a Pro Max handset like previous years but, they also introduced the iPhone 12 Mini for those who want an iOS device but prefer a small form factor. In initial reviews and feedback the iPhone 12 Mini appeared to be a great hit. Unfortunately, that didn’t carry over to sales numbers. It has had a weaker than expected ... Continue Reading →

Apple’s 2021 iPhone could bring Touch ID back

FaceID was working pretty well on Apple’s iPhones and despite the notch on the front of the handsets, many had come to prefer the unlocking technology over the older Touch ID method. 2020 threw a spanner in the works though. Covid-19 came along and facemasks became mandatory in many countries to prevent the spread. Apple released an update to the software whereby if the front-facing camera detected you were wearing a mask it would ask for your passcode immediately. For many though this was ... Continue Reading →

Rumours suggest Macbooks could be redesigned and reintroduce old feature

There have been rumours circulating for a little while that when Apple reveal 2021 MacBooks that we could see a redesign. The company have recently unveiled new 13″ MacBook Pro and MacBook Air machines which have ditched the Intel processors and instead have switched over to their own Silicone M1 processor chipset. Externally however the devices kept the same classic design. That could be set to change this year. We could see Apple ditch the Touch Bar featured on their MacBook Pro line. In ... Continue Reading →

Apple issue warning over iPhone 12 and pacemakers

With Apple’s latest iPhone 12 handsets came new technology and accessories. You can fit your iPhone out with Magsafe accessories which as the name suggests include the use of magnets. As such Apple has recently updated a support document which warns against keeping the iPhone itself and any Magsafe accessories away from pacemakers, defibrillators and other implants. Pacemakers and other implants can be affected by magnets and radios but, Apple wants to make it explicitly clear that the iPhone ... Continue Reading →

Apple bring back iPad 4 to replace iPad 2

Apple have continued to sell the iPad 2 for a couple of years now in addition to their latest iPad model. On November 1st 2013, Apple released the fifth generation iPad in the form of the iPad Air which replaced the iPad 4 in the store. The iPad 2 despite being a couple generations older continued to be available for purchase for £329 for the 16GB Wifi version. Today however, Apple have now removed the iPad 2 from the Apple Store and have instead brought back the iPad 4 which replaces the iPad ... Continue Reading →

O2 confirm no iPhone 5S in it’s stores on launch day

Those hoping to get their hands on Apple’s latest flagship device are likely to be left disappointed, or at least a good portion of potential buyers will be. Normally Apple allow their handsets to be pre-ordered but, not with the iPhone 5S. Apple announced two new iPhones for the first time ever, the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C. The iPhone 5C has been available to pre-order from last Friday but, those hoping to get their hands on the high end handset were not able to do so, instead they will have ... Continue Reading →

Apple officially unveil iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C, along with iOS 7 release date

As expected, today Apple officially announced two new iPhones. At the event held in California, Apple took the wraps off their premium iPhone 5S, along with the slightly cheaper iPhone 5C. The iPhone 5S has been described as “the most forward-thinking phone we’ve ever created”. Featuring a 64 bit A7 chip it’s twice as fast as the A6 chip and it is the first 64 bit smartphone. Paired with that is an M7 motion coprocessor. The camera lens in the latest iPhone is Apple designed ... Continue Reading →