Tag Archives: iPad

AirPods firmware silently updated from 3.3.1 to 3.5.1

Apple has silently updated the AirPods firmware from 3.3.1 to 3.5.1 earlier today. The AirPods automatically update its firmware when its inside the AirPods Case, charging, and is connected to a nearby iOS device. The new firmware doesn’t seem to have any user-facing features. When the update takes place, there’s no on-screen alert or notification,…

Rumor: Apple to add group FaceTime calls in iOS 11

Apple may finally be adding the highly anticipated group video feature to FaceTime in iOS 11. The report comes from a sketchy source, The Verifier, claims that the feature will be baked right into iOS 11 however doesn’t mention if it will come to other Apple platforms however that’s assumed. The report cites “several people familiar with iOS…

Apple Pay adds a dozen new banks and credit unions in several countries

With Apple Pay only launching a bit over 2 years ago now, the amount of growth it’s got is outstanding. Today, the service is adding a dozen new banks and credit unions in the U.S., France, and Australia. Here’s the list: Bank of Central Florida Bankers’ Bank of Kansas BankCherokee Cal Poly Federal Credit Union Citizens Federal Credit…

A 10.5-inch iPad could provide the resolution of the 12.9-inch iPad Pro and the pixel density of the iPad mini

With the rumor of an edge-to-edge 10.5-inch iPad, Studio Neat designer Dan Provost wrote a Medium post (via Daring Fireball) that conceptualizes the device. Back in 2015, when Apple unveiled the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, Apple SVP Phil Schiller said they ultimately picked the screen size because the width of the device matched the height of the existing…

Apple adds one new TV provider to its Single-Sign On feature

Today Apple has added an additional TV provider for its Single Sign-On feature available on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV running iOS 10 or tvOS 10. Cable ONE joins ten other providers that let customers authenticate their premium video content applications by signing in once in the Settings app. Here’s the full list: Cable ONE CenturyLink Prism…

Super Mario Run finally arrives on Apple’s App Store

There’s no denying the fact that Nintendo’s Super Mario Run is the most anticipated games this year. The app was originally slated for a release at 10AM PT today, but it managed to hit the App Store earlier than this time. Along with its release is a $9.99 one-time In-App Purchase to unlock the full game content. Super Mario Run is the first ever…