Tag Archives: Apple

watchOS 2.2 released with multi-Watch support, new Maps app

After first being released in beta in January, watchOS 2.2 has been released alongside iOS 9.3, OS X 10.11.4, and tvOS 9.2. Those with multiple Apple Watches will be glad to discover that iOS 9.3 and watchOS 2.2 will allow for multiple Watches to be paired to a single iPhone. watchOS 2.2 also brings a revamped Maps app, with a new starting screen with…

iPad family grows with 9.7″ iPad Pro, with True Tone display

After months of rumors and leaks, Apple’s 9.7″ iPad Pro has confirmed by Apple’s announcement at today’s event. The new 9.7″ iPad Pro weighs less than 1 pound, exactly identical to the weight of iPad Air 2. The True Tone display of the 9.7″ iPad Pro is similar to that of the larger iPad Pro, with lower reflectivity, higher brightness, a variable…

TSMC and ARM announce partnership to advance mobile processors

Two companies with extensive history regarding Apple mobile processors, TSMC and ARM, have announced a partnership to create a 7nm FinFET manufacturing process. The companies have set their sights on mass production in 2018, ready for what would be considered Apple’s ‘iPhone 8,’ with what might be called the ‘A12’ processor. TSMC, a processor…

Apple adds ‘native banner’ advertisements to Apple News

Next time you tap on a story in Apple News, you might want to make sure it isn’t ‘Sponsored.’ In a March 2016 update to News Ad Specifications for iAd, Apple has added specifications for a new category of advertisement in Apple News: native banner ads. You may be familiar with this type of advertisement on many websites, where ads are injected…

Potential photo of ‘iPhone 7’ emerges with dual-lens camera, Smart Connector, less antenna lines

The first potential photograph of Apple’s ‘iPhone 7’ design has made its way online, looking fairly similar to iPhone 6 design, but with some notable technical additions.   While Apple’s next iPhone will surely have improved internal hardware, this possible leak exposes two new hardware changes that have made their ways to the outside of the iPhone: a…

‘World’s biggest’ Apple Store opens this weekend in China

Angela Ahrendts shows a prototype Apple Store to Charlie Rose of 60 Minutes If you plan on being in Dalian, China in the future, you might owe it to yourself to check out Apple’s largest flagship store in the world. Opening this Saturday at 10 am in the 8-story Olympia 66 shopping mall, Apple’s latest retail location will be unveiled to the public for…