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Apple seeds watchOS 3.2 beta 5 to developers

Apple today has seeded its fifth beta of watchOS 3.2 beta to developers. This comes roughly a week since the last beta. The new beta includes SiriKit support and a “Theater Mode” that prevents the Watch from waking its screen when raising the wrist. watchOS 3.2 beta 5 is now available for download via Apple’s Developer Center. The beta is for…

Apple seeds iOS 10.3 beta 5 to developers

Apple today has seeded its fifth beta of iOS 10.3 to developers. iOS 10.3 includes new features such as support for Apple’s new file system (APFS) with other bug fixes and stability improvements. iOS 10.3 beta 5 is now available for download via Apple’s Developer Center. The beta is currently available for developers only, with a public beta coming…

Apple to remove apps that use SDKs such as Rollout to update apps after they’ve been approved by Apple

Apple has today begun informing developers that use “hot code push” SDKs that their apps will soon be rejected by the App Store if they continue using this code. In a thread on Apple’s Developer forums, developers note that Apple has begun notifying them that their apps must remove the code otherwise it will not be approved by the App Store. Apple…

Concept video showcases expected features on iOS 11

A graphic artist recently created a new iOS 11 concept video on potential new features Apple could be adding to its latest software update. The video, created by Jacek Zięba, showcases new features that many are hoping would arrive on iOS 11. These features include group FaceTime calling, dark mode, and iPhone split screen apps. For quite some time…

Apple seeds macOS 10.12.4 beta 5 to developers

Apple today has seeded its fifth beta of macOS 10.12.4 beta to developers. This comes about a a week after the last macOS 10.12.4 beta. The new beta includes native Night Shift support on macOS, among other things. Night Shift can be found under System Preferences > Displays > Night Shift. macOS 10.12.4 beta 5 is now available for download via…

First hints of macOS 10.13 begin to appear online

While the next version of macOS won’t be unveiled until at least WWDC 2017, blogger Pike’s Universum has discovered what appears to be the first signs of macOS 10.13. While there’s no hints as to what the new operating system will be, the URL shown above clearly shows “10.13” as part of the URL, which originates from Apple. It’s not surprising to…

Apple Pay launches in Ireland, with support for KBC and Ulster bank

Apple Pay today launched in Ireland. The service allows customers with an NFC-enabled iPhone or Apple Watch to pay via contactless terminals. Apple Pay will be rolling out to KBC and Ulster bank initially, with more on the way. The service requires iPhone 6, iPhone 6s, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, or any Apple Watch. It also works in-apps with iPads with…

All iPhones will reportedly move to OLED displays in 2019

All reports point to Apple unveiling a new iPhone this year with an OLED display, while another two models will be introduced using an IPS LCD display. However, a Korean supply-chain report claims that Apple will be moving its entire iPhone lineup to OLED displays in 2019. The report (via Patently Apple) says that Apple will rely on three Korean…