Tag: Apple

The OG iMac was revealed 25 years ago today

Today marks 25 years since the original iMac G3 was debuted back in 1998. Steve Jobs was brought back to Apple in the late 90s and needed something big to help bring the company back out of near bankruptcy. The iMac was a complete departure from computers at the time, which were beige and boxy. Apple wanted to make something more interesting and even after all this time, it is […]

Nest Thermostat now works with Apple HomeKit, thanks to Matter

Earlier this week, Google revealed that the latest generation of Nest Thermostat now supports Apple HomeKit, thanks to the addition of Matter. Starting on Tuesday, the Nest Thermostat model released in 2020 has been updated to support Matter, the new smart home standard that allows multiple platforms to communicate with each other. “Great news! We’re rolling out Matter compatibility for our newest Nest Thermostat released in 2020. This means you […]

Apple releases iOS and iPadOS 16.4.1 with few bug fixes

Apple has today released a minor update for iOS and iPadOS, with version 16.4.1. This release comes around two weeks after iOS and iPadOS 16.4 was released and just addresses two issues. One bug is related to Siri not responding in a timely manner in some cases and also the “Pushing hands emoji” might not show the other skin tone options. Updating iOS and iPadOS 16.4.1 are both available now […]

Apple releases iOS and iPadOS 16.4 with new emojis and other improvements

Apple has today released iOS 16.4 and iPadOS 16.4 to the general public, with the addition of new emoji, changes to the beta process and much more. Many people were expecting for this to contain the new HomeKit Architecture update, but on first impressions this doesn’t seem to be the case. iPadOS and iOS 16.4 are available now and can be downloaded by going to Settings > General > Software […]

Microsoft is making Outlook free, for macOS

Microsoft is now making Outlook available for free on macOS, giving customers another mail client to use instead of the default Mail app, that comes with macOS. Microsoft is now offering Outlook available through the Mac App Store for free, something that previously required an active Microsoft 365 subscription, or a one-off licence to Office. Microsoft already has a free Outlook client for iOS and naturally, it is pitching the […]

Apple expected to launch new yellow iPhone very soon

According to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, Apple is getting ready to launch a new colour option for the iPhone 14 very soon. Gurman shared a tweet this week which said a new colour option is “imminent.” Pretty much a year ago, Apple launched the green iPhone 14 and the year before that, in April 2021 Apple launched the purple iPhone 12. Every year for the past few years, Apple has launched […]

Apple releases watchOS 9.3.1 with some bug fixes

Earlier this week, Apple has released watchOS 9.3.1 with some bug fixes and security improvements. The update was released on Monday and comes around three weeks after watchOS 9.3 was released. The update can be installed by going to the Apple Watch app on iPhone, then General > Software Update.

Apple releases HomePod OS 16.3.2, with a fix for some Siri requests not working

Yesterday, Apple released a new software update for the HomePod line of devices, which now include the first generation HomePod, second-generation ‌HomePod‌, and the HomePod mini. This update addresses an issue with Siri which could have some issues when asking it HomeKit related questions, as sometimes these requests could fail. Release Notes “This update addresses an issue where asking Siri for smart home requests may fail, and also includes general […]