Posts about Apple

According to the official Apple changelog, iOS 9.3.1 fixes an issue that caused apps to be unresponsive after tapping on links in Safari and other apps. Since this is a level 3 (very minor) update, there is no urgent need to upgrade. Users experiencing bugs and issues with Safari are encouraged to update as soon…

The generic USB Ethernet Adapter equivalent to Apple’s pricey £25 option is called the RD9700. Since it’s generic, and made in China – the support you are likely to receive after purchasing it for a few quid on eBay or Amazon is going to be below your expectations. Unless you’re a pro user, it is…

I use an iPhone and Mac for my daily business, but absolutely adore Google’s email, calendar, reminder apps. The problem is, though, that there is a break in the cycle when it comes to syncing between Apple and Google products. Ever since Apple removed Google’s map application from iOS and OS X, the two have never really…

After updating beyond Mavericks (ie to Yosemite or El Capitan) you will promptly notice that the three-finger drag no longer works on your trackpad. For some, the idea of having to click and drag is too daunting and doesn’t feel natural. After searching through the Mouse and Trackpad settings in System Preferences, you’ll find that…

Apple Mac and iOS users around the world experienced a Safari new tab address bar glitch this Wednesday. Though the issue has not yet been officially acknowledged by Apple, news outlets such as Sky News and The Guardian have reported that a fix may already be on the way. The reason behind the Safari new tab…

For a recent project of mine, I needed to download a simple TXT file from the web to my Arduino. Unfortunately, for some reason, my Arduino would not connect to my iPhone’s hotspot – so I found the next best solution was to tether the network connection from my MacBook Pro. However for those of…

Since the launch of the very first iPhone, Apple’s smartphone cameras have always been regarded as one of the best when it comes to smartphone cameras. The company solidified it’s reputation when it reached the iPhone 4, and it’s stature has only risen with subsequent releases. Even with phones like the Samsung Galaxy S6 and…

Earlier this year WhatsApp announced WhatsApp web, however it would only be compatible with Google Chrome and Android devices. During the initial launch, the Apple iPhone was not supported however the developers promised that an update would soon bring support to iOS devices too. Alas! The latest WhatsApp update to v2.12.5 brings WhatsApp web compatibility…

The TaiG team has just released a new version of their popular jailbreak tool for Windows and Mac, which adds support for iOS 8.4. This version of TaiG is compatible with iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3, iPad Air, iPad 4, iPad…

Apple has announced its new streaming music service: Apple Music. The service will be available from June 30th for users of iOS, Mac and Apple TV in over 100 countries. It is necessary to buy a membership if you want to use this new music service. You can choose for a Single or Family membership…

When you are looking for a smartphone, there are basically two operating systems you can choose from. Well, there are more of course but Android and iOS are the giants of the market. This is why the rivalry between those two has been aggravating for years now. A trend to switch from Android to Apple?…