Every once in a while, Apple makes some key changes to the App Store, or other general changes for developers, that requires only a quick note put up on its developer page.
The great progress of technology is wonderful, as it betters our lives to do the same things in an easier and faster way. At one time, you had to have a vinyl record of the tune you wanted to play. Nowadays, you don’t even need a screen or a keyboard to search for and find your favorite tunes. All you need is an Apple HomePod. You can win one today from the iPhoneHacks Deals Hub.
As per the numbers posted by analyst firm Loup Ventures, Apple Pay had around 127 million users globally at the end of 2017. In comparison, the service had around 62 million users at the end of 2016. When one accounts for the 795 million active iPhones out there, this means that Apple Pay has around 16 percent adoption.
The iPhone X is a work of art. The all-display look at the front and the rear glass panel sandwiching a steel chassis give the phone a very premium look and feel that no other phone on the market can match. However, that shiny steel chassis on the iPhone X looks good only until you start using the phone. In regular use, you will end up scratching that polished chassis in no time which takes the shine off the device.
You have probably noticed that when you get an incoming call, there are times when you see the Decline button, and at times the Decline button is missing.
Apple is working on a refreshed version of the AirPods which it plans to unveil later this year. The new AirPods will come with an upgraded W-series. The highlight of the new variant will be the ability to invoke Siri by simply saying “Hey Siri”.
Yes, the HomePod is a Siri enabled speaker which only works with Apple Music. But HomePod is also an AirPlay speaker. Which means you can use it as a speaker with any device that supports AirPlay – including your Mac. For this feature to work, both your Mac and HomePod will need to be on the same Wi-Fi network.
Apple debuted the “Portrait Lighting” feature on the iPhone 8 lineup as well as the iPhone X last year. This feature is limited to two handsets right now, which makes it unique to Apple’s 2017 lineup of devices. A new video ad posted by the company, now gives us a brief history of how the feature came to be.
An updated Apple TV trademark from Apple points to the coming possibly working on making the HDMI streaming box a better gaming machine. The patent was filed under international class 028 which is specifically related to gaming consoles.
Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to restore to an unsigned iOS firmware like iOS 11.1.2 which can be jailbroken. This guide has been written by Albanus Alain, one of our readers, who has successfully restored his iPhone 5s to iOS 11.1.2 and then back to iOS 11.0.3.