Mar 11, 4:47 PM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Business By Kevin Billings 03/11/19 AT 1:25 PM The coming weeks are expected to be monumental for tech giant Apple (AAPL). There is already a planned event for late March to spotlight some new and upgraded services to go along with possible hardware releases that could drive loyal consumers into a frenzy.But what exactly is Apple rumored to be unveiling and releasing for the spring?Subscription ServicesThere is speculation that the planned event for the end of March will involve the unveiling of the new Apple TV and Apple News services. Both would be joining Apple Music as Apple’s latest subscription service for content.The new Apple TV will challenge services like Amazon Prime Video and Netflix by bringing its own original content to the board. Apple News will act as a one-stop shop for news content.iPad and iPodIn the hardware department, the big releases … [Read more...] about Apple Rumors: New iPad And iPod, Streaming Services, Accessories Coming In 2019?
Feb 18, 5:53 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Jerome Santos 02/18/19 AT 2:25 AM The AirPods 2 wireless headphones and AirPower charging mat could be released in the first half of 2019, according to an analyst. Moreover, a new iPod touch may also be released along with these two Apple devices. Here’s what we know about this.According to MacRumors, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said that the AirPower wireless charging mat and AirPods 2 would be released in just a few months. The AirPower mat allows users to charge their Apple device when they place it on the mat, while the AirPods 2 are expected to have a wireless charging feature and improved Bluetooth connectivity. Meanwhile, the new iPod Touch is expected to be released with these new devices, according to the analyst. As of now, Apple has yet to officially confirm that it plans to unveil any new device in the first half of … [Read more...] about Apple AirPower, AirPods 2 Release Date Imminent; iPod Touch Revamp Also Coming, Analyst Claims
Apple and Google want to help you spend less time on your phone — really. Like that time you checked Facebook at 3 a.m. Stats don't lie. Their new tools for managing screen time will let you see how often you picked up the phone after bedtime or how long you're on Instagram at work (shame on you). Apple's tools also let you control how long your kids spend on their devices, if you're concerned that screens are taking time away from sleep, homework or exercise. Apple's tools launch Tuesday as part of the free iOS 12 software update for iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch. Google's controls are being tested on its Pixel-branded Android phones. Here's how the controls work. 40 Years of Apple: A Look Back at Apple Product Evolution Justin Sullivan/Getty Images FOR THE KIDS That latter "Downtime" feature is promising, though it has a few shortcomings. For one thing, it only lets you choose a single block of time during the day, so if you're blocking late-night hours, you … [Read more...] about Apple, Google Roll Out New Screen Time Controls for Adults and Kids
Anick Jesdanun, Ap Technology Writer Updated 7:14 am PDT, Tuesday, September 18, 2018 FILE- In this June 4, 2018, file photo Craig Federighi, Apple's senior vice president of Software Engineering, speaks about screen time during an announcement of new products at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Calif. Apple and Google want to help you spend less time on their phones. With their new tools for managing screen time, you can see how often you picked up the phone after bedtime, for instance. Apple’s tools also let you control how long your kids spend on devices, if you’re concerned screens are taking time away from sleep or exercise. less FILE- In this June 4, 2018, file photo Craig Federighi, Apple's senior vice president of Software Engineering, speaks about screen time during an announcement of new products at the Apple Worldwide Developers ... more Photo: Marcio Jose Sanchez, AP … [Read more...] about Too much screen time? New phone controls for you and kids
News / UK and world by Press Association September 17, 2018, 2:18 pm FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter iOS 12, the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system for iPhone and iPad, will officially roll out to users on Monday, bringing with it a range of new features. The free update will be available to every iPhone user going back to the iPhone 5S, iPad users back to the iPad mini 2 and even 6th generation iPod Touch users. It is expected to begin rolling out to users in the UK from about 6pm on Monday evening. How do I get iOS 12? Before downloading, users should first ensure they have backed up their device – do so using either iCloud or by plugging their device into their computer and using iTunes. It is also worth noting that some people may need to free up some space on their device first too. Once done, users will be able to upgrade to iOS 12 directly from their device over WiFi by going to their Settings … [Read more...] about Everything you need to know about downloading iOS 12