Tag Archives: iPad

Apple seeds iOS 9.3 beta 6 to developers and public beta testers

It’s been less than a week since Apple seeded the fifth iOS 9.3 beta to developers and public beta testers, Apple today has seeded its second iOS 9.3 beta to developers. iOS 9.3 is the third major revision for iOS 9. iOS 9.3 beta is now available for download via Apple’s Developer Center. The latest beta is also available for public beta…

Ghost emails from January 1, 1970 appearing on some devices

Recently, Apple had fixed the 1970 boot loop issue in the latest version of its iOS firmware, and now it seems like another similar issue is arising. A number of users with iPhones and iPads have been tweeting screenshots of emails arriving on January 1, 1970 with no subject, or content, and cannot be deleted, via the Telegraph. Unlike the other 1970…

Apple seeds iOS 9.3 beta 5 to developers

It’s been a few weeks since Apple seeded the fourth iOS 9.3 beta to developers and public beta testers, Apple today has seeded its second iOS 9.3 beta to developers. iOS 9.3 is the third major revision for iOS 9. iOS 9.3 beta is now available for download via Apple’s Developer Center. We assume a public beta for the firmware will soon be available…

Apple Pay to come to France this year, slow 3-5 month rollout

Apple Pay will be launching in France by the end of the year, but with a much slower rollout, starting with the major banks, according to French site LesEchos (via iPhon.fr). We’re expecting it to take roughly 3-5 months for the initial rollout, with a possible September launch. Bank negotiations seem to be proceeding slowly, with Apple’s transaction…

iOS 9.3 beta 4 unbricks phones affected by ‘January 1, 1970’ date bug

In the most recent iOS 9.3 beta, which was seeded to developers and public beta testers this week, fixes a bug caused by setting the date back to January 1, 1970 on 64-bit devices. First discovered in mid-February, the 1970 bug occurs when a user manually sets the date back to 1970 and rebooting their device. Causing the iOS device to run on a…

Apple faces staggered Apple Pay rollout in China

With the millions of iPhone customers in China, some are reporting that they are unable to register for Apple Pay. Apparently, Apple planned to have a gradual rollout throughout the day, according to an Apple representative. Mashable notes that 38 million bank cards have been linked to Apple Pay by 5PM on launch day. While 10 million of them were…

Apple releases modified iOS 9.2.1 build to fix ‘Error 53’

On Thursday Apple published a new version of its current iOS 9.2.1 software with a new build number. The update fixes devices that were being bricked by “error 53,” Apple has also released a support document telling customers how to resolve the issue. In case you were unaware, error 53 appeared when the Touch ID validation check failed during an iOS…

Apple Pay now available in China through UnionPay partnership

It is currently February 18 in China, and as we noted early in the week, Apple Pay is now officially available in China through a partnership with UnionPay. Apple Pay in China can now be used on iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch with an eligible UnionPay credit or debit card. Apple’s vice president of Apple Pay, Jennifer Bailey told Reuters, “We think…

Apple Pay launching in China this week, according to bank

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) has now confirmed that Apple Pay will be launching in the country this week, and the bank itself claims that they will be supporting the mobile payment service on Thursday 18 February. An additional 18 lenders are also signed up for the service, while two of them — China Guangfa Bank Co, and China…

‘Error 53’ may lead to a lawsuit against Apple

I’ve been trying to avoid writing an article about the ‘Error 53’ fiasco because honestly I believe it’s a non-issue. If you get your screen replaced by a third-party, it’s your responsibility to know that the third-party may or may not be using Apple certified parts. With Touch ID, however, replacing your screen gets a bit more difficult because it…