Tag Archives: iPad

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…

Apple seeds iOS 9.3 beta 3 to developers

It’s been a few weeks since Apple seeded the second 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 adds an additional 30 banks and credit unions to Apple Pay

In Apple’s continued expansion of Apple Pay, the company has added another 50 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: Anderson Brothers Bank Bank & Trust…

Apple is working on long range wireless charging, according to report

According to a report from Bloomberg, Apple is working on a wireless charging solution that could make its way into the 2017 iPhone. The iPhone maker is working with several partners in the United States and Asia to create a solution where iPhones and iPads can be charged across the room, rather than using an inductive charger and power mat. Of course,…

Drawing of iPad Air 3 with LED flash and four speaker design leaked

On Monday, a drawing published by French blog NowhereElse.fr indicates that the third-generation iPad Air will be borrowing the four speaker design of the iPad Pro. In addition, the iPad Air 3 may also include an LED flash to improve picture quality taken from the iPad. The blog says that it has reliable sources and has been correct on two out of…