Post Tagged with: "Apple"

Apple explains Face ID on-stage failure

September 14, 2017 11:44 am0 comments
Apple explains Face ID on-stage failure

Media playback is unsupported on your device Apple has explained why its new facial recognition feature failed to unlock a handset at an on-stage demo at the iPhone X’s launch on Tuesday. The company blamed the Face ID glitch on a lockout mechanism triggered by staff members moving the device […]

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Apple iPhone X: The internet reacts

September 13, 2017 12:26 am0 comments
Apple iPhone X: The internet reacts

Media playback is unsupported on your device When Apple chief Tim Cook declared the iPhone X “the biggest leap forward since the first iPhone” at his latest launch extravaganza, you couldn’t help but wonder if he was referring to its features or its price. With the top-end model costing £1,149, […]

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Apple reveals 'leap forward' iPhone X

September 12, 2017 12:42 pm0 comments
Apple reveals 'leap forward' iPhone X

Apple has revealed a high-end smartphone with an “edge-to-edge” screen that has no physical home button. The iPhone X – which is referred to as “ten” – uses a facial recognition system to recognise its owner rather than a fingerprint-based one. Apple said FaceID could work in the dark by […]

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Apple suffers 'major iPhone X leak'

September 10, 2017 1:46 pm0 comments
Apple suffers 'major iPhone X leak'

Details of new iPhones and other forthcoming Apple devices have been revealed via an apparent leak. Two news sites were given access to an as-yet-unreleased version of the iOS operation system. The code refers to an iPhone X in addition to two new iPhone 8 handsets. It also details facial […]

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Apple Music festival cancelled after 10 years

September 5, 2017 4:21 am0 comments
Apple Music festival cancelled after 10 years

The Apple Music festival, which brought stadium-sized acts like One Direction and Lady Gaga to London’s Roundhouse, has been axed after 10 years. The annual event began in 2007 and typically ran for a month, with tickets given away to competition winners. In recent years, the festival had been scaled […]

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Tinder tops Apple App Store with new feature

September 4, 2017 4:52 am0 comments
Tinder tops Apple App Store with new feature

Dating platform Tinder became the most lucrative app on the Apple store after launching a new paid feature that lets users see who has liked them first. It beat Netflix and Candy Crush to the top grossing spot in the US, according to analyst App Annie. Until now, both users […]

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Why did Apple pull VPNs from its app store in China?

July 30, 2017 10:30 pm0 comments
Why did Apple pull VPNs from its app store in China?

The creators of several Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) have criticised Apple’s decision to remove their products from its app store in China. VPNs allow users to hide their IP addresses and access online material that might be blocked by internet filters. At least three were removed from the app store […]

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Marian Hill: 'An Apple advert kick-started our career'

July 23, 2017 2:17 pm0 comments
Marian Hill: 'An Apple advert kick-started our career'

It’s an ordinary day in Advert-ville, USA. As the black-and-white sun rises over a black-and-white street, authentic-looking extras with a variety of contemporary hairstyles walk past a dilapidated warehouse. A shoeshine boy flicks open his newspaper, passing time until a customer arrives. None ever will, because shoeshine boys only exist […]

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Qualcomm seeks Apple iPhone sales ban

July 8, 2017 9:51 am0 comments
Qualcomm seeks Apple iPhone sales ban

Qualcomm, the world’s biggest producer of mobile phone chips, has appealed for the sale of some iPhones in the US to be blocked. It claims that iPhones using chips by rivals, such as Intel, infringe six of its patents. Qualcomm said it had asked the US International Trade Commission (ITC) […]

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From Apple to Bear: 8 unusual celebrity baby names

June 7, 2017 1:22 pm0 comments
From Apple to Bear: 8 unusual celebrity baby names

Amal and George Clooney welcomed their first children into the world on Tuesday. The twins – a girl and a boy – have been named Ella and Alexander. Congratulations poured in when the announcement of the birth was made, but some were puzzled by their choice of names. “George and […]

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