Tag Archives: iPad

British government is considering giving iPads to inmates to improve education and video chat with families

The British government is considering giving iPads to inmates so that they can continue their education and be able to use video chatting services like FaceTime and Skype to chat with their families while they’re stuck in their cells. According to the Telegraph, the recommendation was made by the Ministry of Justice and is being evaluated by Justice…

Apple releases iOS 9.2 to the public

After about a month in beta, Apple has released iOS 9.2 to the public. The new build offers support for third-party extensions in SafariViewController, some software enhancements for iPhone 6s Plus users, support for AT&T’s NumberSync and more. The update is available for any device capable of running iOS 9. In addition to third-party extensions…

Apple adds 40 more banks and credit unions to Apple Pay

In Apple’s continued expansion of Apple Pay, the company has added another 40 U.S. banks to the company’s mobile payment service. Apple Pay is available for iPhone 6 and above and Apple Watch in-store via NFC. The service is also available in-app for any iPad supporting Touch ID. Here’s the list: American Heritage Federal Credit Union Associated…

Black Friday roundup: Apple deals and discounts

Many people were up late after Thanksgiving to wait in line and take advantage of early Black Friday deals. But, if you’re like most people, you want to find the best deals online. Well, here’s a compilation of deals you can still take advantage of today. Now is a great time to consider buying that new Apple Watch or iPad. Several retailers have…

Apple seeds iOS 9.2 beta 2 to developers

It’s been less than a week since Apple released iOS 9.2 to developers and public beta testers. Today, Apple seeds its second iOS 9.2 beta to developers. The beta firmware will be available through Apple’s iOS Developer Center. As of right now, there is no update for public beta testers. So far, it seems as though iOS 9.2 fixes some issues with…

Wi-Fi Assist may be causing issues as Apple is hit with Class Action Lawsuit

According to AppleInsider, Apple has been hit with a $5 million class action lawsuit over the new Wi-Fi Assist feature in iOS 9. The feature helps when a user is on a weak Wi-Fi network by temporarily switching over the cellular network. In reality, the feature is supposed to create a smoother user interface by creating less wait times. But some users…

iOS 9 now installed on over 60% of iOS devices

Yesterday, we reported that Apple did not have access to any of your user data as long as you’re running iOS 8 or higher and have a passcode on your device. According to Apple’s App Store data, 61% of customers are running iOS 9, and 30% of customers are still running iOS 8. This lines up with Phil Schiller’s claim that iOS 9 adoption is doing…

Apple releases iOS 9.0.2 to the public

Today Apple releases iOS 9.0.2 to the public. This release is mainly a bug fix release and is recommended for all users running iOS 9. This marks the second minor release from Apple this month. The update includes bug fixes and performance improvements for iCloud Backup, iMessage activation, Apple’s Podcasts app, and issues with cellular data usage….