Tag: iPhone

Rumour: iOS 16 could drop support for iPhone 6s and iPhone SE

According to a new rumour from iPhoneSoft when iOS 16 comes out next year, it could drop support for some older iPad and iPhone models, such as the iPhone 6s, 6s Plus and the iPhone SE. Those phones are currently the oldest ones supported by iOS 15 and they have been for a number of years at this stage so this rumour isn’t very far fetched. The rumour also suggests that […]

Apple stops selling 256GB iPhone SE

This week, Apple quietly, without any announcement stopped selling the iPhone SE in its highest 256GB form on the official Apple online store. The change was made after the “California streaming” earlier this week on Tuesday where Apple announced the new iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, Apple Watch Series 7 and the new iPad mini. The iPhone SE was launched back in March 2020 and is still on sale in […]

Apple reveals new iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini

Apple at its event on Tuesday announced the new iPhone 13 and on the surface it is a relatively minor update. First off, it is visually very similar to the iPhone 12 from last year, the notch is smaller by 20% and the cameras on the back are arranged diagonally as opposed to vertically – we’re not sure why either, but it does make it look different. However, inside is […]

Apple launches repair program for iPhone 12 speaker issue

Late last week, Apple announced a new repair program for iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro where the receiver could develop a fault and then subsequently not produce any sound. This issue, according to Apple is only affecting a “very small percentage” of users and does not affect any one using an iPhone 12 mini or iPhone 12 Pro Max. This also affects quite a wide date range of models, […]

Apple launches a MagSafe battery pack for iPhone 12

Today Apple has released a new MagSafe accessory for the current generation of iPhone, iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro. The MagSafe Battery Pack works like the other accessories out there, such as the wallet Apple makes and just snaps to the back of the phone, magnetically. It works with the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max and provides extra battery capacity to […]

iOS 15 supports iPhone 6s from 2015

Apple just announced iOS 15, with a whole host of new features with iCloud+, improvements to iMessage and FaceTime, a new look for the Maps and Weather app and more. However the other part of the news is how far back Apple is going with device support, Apple hasn’t cut off any supported devices since iOS 13 in 2019, when it dropped support for the iPhone 6. By this time […]

Apple AirTags and purple iPhone 12 now available to pre-order

Following Apple’s announcements earlier this week with the new AirTags, new iMac, new iPad Pro and a new colour option for the iPhone 12 – Apple has now put the purple iPhone 12 and AirTags up for pre-order starting today with both to be generally available next week on 30th April. AirTags are the new small circle device trackers which are £29 / $29 each or for a pack of […]

Apple launches new purple iPhone 12 and 12 mini

Yesterday, at its Spring Loaded event from Apple Park, Apple launched a new Apple TV and AirTags but it also launched a new colour update for the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini. With purple, which joins the black, white, blue, green, and (PRODUCT)RED options Apple has had since launch last year. Joining the new colour are some new cases in dark purple, such as MagSafe Leather Case and Leather […]

Apple is now the world’s largest smartphone vendor

In the fourth quarter of 2020, Apple has become the worlds larger vendor of smartphones, overtaking previous top spot holder, Samsung. According to data from Gartner Apple hasn’t been at this status, since 2016. Apple sold a lot of new iPhones in the last quarter of 2020, with 80 million sold an increase of 20 million when compared to that same quarter in 2019. This extra demand has come from […]

Upcoming iOS 14.4 might start letting you know if the iPhone camera has been repaired with aftermarket parts

We are due to see iOS 14.4 pretty soon, with the expected launch of the controversial tracking opt in message. But iOS 14.4 may also notify users if the camera used in the phone is supplied from a aftermarket source, i.e if the camera system has been replaced or repaired in a place where non genuine Apple components were used. The following message may appear on the screen: Unable to verify […]