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Apple Pay officially launches in France

At WWDC 2016, Apple announced that it would be expanding its Apple Pay mobile payments service to France, and now the company has fulfilled the promise and is now live in the country. With the addition of France, Apple Pay is now available in 8 countries. Apple Pay is supported by Visa and MasterCard credit and debit cards from Banque Populaire,…

Apple SIM now available in more than 140+ countries thanks to GigSky

GigSky today has expanded its network to over 140 countries around the world and is doing so by making use of the Apple SIM now embedded into recent iPad models. This allows customers to purchase international on-device without switching out their typical SIM or getting a local SIM when traveling. The company offers an assortment of short-term plans…

Apple publishes WWDC 2016 keynote and OS previews

Less than 2 hours after wrapping up the 2016 WWDC keynote, Apple has published their recording of the event to their website. Below on the same page, OS preview webpages can be found. Apple was all about software for this year’s WWDC keynote. The keynote was Apple’s first with all four operating systems: watchOS, tvOS, iOS, and the renamed macOS. Each OS…

Apple seeds iOS 9.3.3 beta 1 to developers

UPDATE: iOS 9.3.3 beta 1 is not available to the 9.7-inch iPad Pro. We assume that Apple has yet to find a fix to the bricking issue, therefore they don’t want to push a beta for the device until said issue is fixed. It’s been a week since Apple released iOS 9.3.2 to the public. Apple today has seeded its first iOS 9.3.3 beta to developers. iOS…

An Apple-created HomeKit application to possibly coming in iOS 10

While the idea of HomeKit is great, it integrates with Siri and can be used with a ton of connected devices, a lot is left to be desired. One of those things is a HomeKit application. According to an Amazon reviewer, who claims to be work with the marketing department at Apple (verified via LinkedIn profile), Apple is preparing a first-party HomeKit…

Apple re-releases iOS 9.3 for older devices to fix activation issues

Last week, Apple pulled iOS 9.3 for older devices due to an activation issue after updating to the firmware. Later that day, the iPad maker re-released iOS 9.3 for the iPad 2. However, today it looks like Apple has re-released iOS 9.3 for all older devices that were affected by this activation issue. Today’s build, labeled 13E237, is now available for…

Apple updates iOS 9.3 on iPad 2 to fix activation issue

Just hours after Apple confirmed that iPad 2’s updating to iOS 9.3 would be bricked, the company has now pushed a new version of iOS 9.3 to fix this issue. The new build of iOS 9.3 is labeled build 13E236, which is specifically for the iPad 2. The current version of iOS 9.3 for iPhone is build 13E234, and 13E233 for iPad. iPad 2 users whose…