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  • Change the display or text based on the app in iOS 15 19/10/2021 at 13:00h
    You can adjust accessibility settings based on the app in iOS 15 and iPadOS 15. Beginning with iOS 15 and iPadOS 15, you can adjust display and text size accessibility settings per app. These include the ability to bold or enlarge text, increase contrast, invert colors, add color filters, and more. Here's how to make changes on all of the best iPhones and best iPads. Jump: Change settings by app Adjust text size when using app Change accessibility settings per app To change accessibility settings per app: Tap the Settings app on your device's Home screen. Choose Accessibility. Scroll down, select Per-App Settings. Tap Add App under App Customization. Choose your app to customize. Select the app you just selected from the list. Make the accessibility changes you want for the app. For example, there are various display and text size settings you can adjust. Remember, these changes only affect the chosen app. Tap Per-App Settings when finished. Repeat Steps 4 thro...
  • Apple pushes out updates to fix Apple Watch Series 7 icons issue 19/10/2021 at 12:45h
    'This app has been updated by Apple to display the Apple Watch icon.' What you need to know -Apple has fixed an issue with Apple Watch Series 7 app icons. - Previously some apps were experiencing issues because of vector icons. - Apple is now rolling out updates to fix the problem. Apple appears to be rolling out updates to apps on the Apple Watch Series 7 to fix a problem with icons. Yikes. pic.twitter.com/vMRasWtk4Z— Oliver Haslam (@OliverJHaslam) October 19, 2021 A multitude of third-party Apple Watch apps have been updated by Apple over recent days with the note: This app has been updated by Apple to display the Apple Watch icon. It follows a previous issue where apps using vector items weren't showing properly on the new Apple Watch. From last week: Anyone frantically setting up their hot new Apple Watch Series 7 might be in for a tricky time when installing some third-party apps — because their icons are missing. As I've noticed on my own Apple Watch ...
  • Apple confirms macOS Monterey's best feature won't be available at launch 19/10/2021 at 11:59h
    "Available later this fall" What you need to know Apple announced that macOS Monterey is being released on October 25. Universal Control won't be available at launch, however. Apple says the feature is now coming 'later this fall'. Apple has confirmed that Universal Control, one of the most hotly-anticipated features of macOS Moneterey, will not be available at launch when the new software rolls out. As we reported yesterday: Apple has confirmed that macOS Monterey will debut alongside the stunning new mini-LED MacBook Pro featuring new Apple silicon on October 25. However, Apple's website states that Universal Control will not be available until later this fall. Universal Control was perhaps the most exciting feature announced as part of macOS Monterey. From Apple: Universal Control lets users work with a single mouse and keyboard and move between Mac and iPad for a seamless experience, with no setup required. Users can even drag and drop content back and forth bet...
  • Apple's new MagSafe cable now comes separate from power adapter 19/10/2021 at 11:43h
    MagSafe has returned to the MacBook Pro. What you need to know Apple unveiled its new MacBook Pro, featuring a return of the MagSafe charger. The new charger that comes in the box features a separate USB-C to MagSafe cable. That means you don't have to replace your adapter if it breaks. On Monday Apple announced the new MacBook Pro (2021), the company's best MacBook to date featuring all-new M1 Pro and M1 Max Apple silicon, as well as the return of the MagSafe charger. Apple's 'in the box' section of the new MacBook's website confirms that the new MagSafe charger that ships in the box with the computer is a separate, modular MagSafe to USB-C cable and a power adapter, much like the charger that comes with the 13-inch MacBook Pro with M1 (except that is USB-C, not MagSafe). Not only are the two now separate, but you can also buy all of the new charging gear from Apple's website. This is fantastic news for new MagSafe users who encounter any self-inflicted difficulty using the...
  • Apple's new MacBook Pro can use the full screen around notch 19/10/2021 at 11:24h
    Apple increased the MacBook Pro's display size but left a 'notch' for the camera... What you need to know Apple announced its brand new MacBook Pro on Monday. It includes a distinctive notch that houses the new 1080p webcam. Developers can full screen their apps using the area surrounding the notch at the top of the display. Apple has confirmed to developers of Mac apps that they will be able to make use of the extra display room on either side of the notch on the new mini-LED MacBook Pro, and that there's a new tool to stop any content being obscured by the camera housing. In a new developer document Apple stated: On Macs that include a camera housing in the screen bezel, the system provides a compatibility mode to prevent apps from unintentionally putting content in the region the housing occupies. When this mode is active, the system changes the active area of the display to avoid the camera housing. The new active area ensures your app's contents are always visible an...
  • Apple hints at Apple Music for Xbox and PlayStation 19/10/2021 at 10:56h
    "You can also listen to Apple Music on many popular streaming devices, smart TVs, and gaming consoles if they support the Apple Music app." What you need to know Apple has just hinted at Apple Music for gaming consoles. It comes as the company announced a new Siri-only Apple Music plan. Apple's website now says that Apple Music is available on gaming consoles if they support Apple Music. Apple has added a reference to gaming console support for Apple Music, prompting further speculation the service might be coming to devices like the Xbox Series X and the PS5. The change was noted by Tom Warren on Twitter. Whilst Apple's main music website remains unchanged, A recently unveiled website offering 6 months of free Apple Music with some Beats and AirPods purchases states: You can listen to Apple Music on the Apple Music app and music.apple.com. The Apple Music app is already on your Apple devices, but if you've removed it, you can download it again from the App Store. You can...
  • Kuo: Apple's AR/VR headset has been delayed 19/10/2021 at 10:39h
    It could mean a release date delayed until 2023... What you need to know Apple's VR headset has suffered a production setback. A new report says it will begin production of Q4 2022, rather than Q2. It could signal the device won't be released until 2023. A new report claims that Apple's VR headset has now been delayed, with production not starting until the end of 2022. In a new research note seen by iMore Ming-Chi Kuo writes: Apple's industrial design standards for AR/MR head-mounted display devices are much higher than those of competitors' products, and they want to have complete software, ecology and services when they are launched, so the mass production schedule may be postponed from 2Q22 to the end of 4Q22. As noted, Kuo puts this delay down to Apple's desire to release the best VR headset ever, with software and hardware in perfect harmony with each other and the rest of Apple's ecosystem. He further notes that creating a virtual or mixed-reality headset is much...
  • Listen to all of the music from Apple's 'Unleashed' MacBook Pro event 19/10/2021 at 03:01h
    What you need to know Apple hosted its "Unleashed" event today. The company introduced the MacBook Pro, 3rd generation AirPods, and new colors for the HomePod mini. The event also featured a ton of music from a number of artists. Listen to the Apple Event without having to watch the Apple Event. Today, Apple hosted its anticipated "Unleashed" event. At the prerecorded event, the company announced the new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro, 3rd generation AirPods, new colors for the HomePod mini, and a new subscription tier for Apple Music: the Voice plan. One of the earmarks of any good Apple event is the music that helps power it, and today's event was no different. Apple is known for featuring a ton of catchy music at all of its events and did so to show off all of its new products. This event featured music from Leon Bridges, The Weeknd, James Blake, Lizzo, Cardi B, Olivia Rodrigo, and more. If you're interested in checking out all of the music from today's Apple Event, we've ...
  • Apple releases a new polishing cloth to clean all of your Apple displays 19/10/2021 at 02:36h
    What you need to know Apple has released its own polishing cloth. It is made to clean any Apple display "safely and effectively." This includes displays like the company's nano-texture glass on the Pro Display XDR. Move over MacBook Pro, the polishing cloth is here. At today's "Unleashed" event, Apple announced the new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro. The new notebook features the company's new M1 Pro and M1 Max processors, a mini-LED display, all of the ports, MagSafe charging, a notch, and much more. In case you were wondering how to clean that beautiful new display, Apple seems to have thought of that too. The company has, on the same day of announcing its new products, released its own polishing cloth that is available to purchase now on the Apple Store website. Apple says that the polishing cloth is made out of a "nonabrasive" material that is made to clean any Apple display, including nan-texture glass, a nod to one of the materials available for its Pro Display XDR. ...
  • Report: Beats Fit Pro wireless earbuds to launch on November 1 19/10/2021 at 02:23h
    What you need to know A new report details the unannounced Beats Fit Pro. The new wireless earbuds will adopt a number of AirPods features. The Beats Fit Pro will reportedly launch the week of November 1. Move over AirPods 3, Beats are incoming. At today's "Unleashed" event, Apple announced its long-awaited 3rd generation AirPods. The new earbuds feature a new design, support for Spatial Audio, Adaptive EQ, and are sweat and water-resistant. While Apple didn't mention Beats at the event, the company is reportedly not far off from releasing a new pair of earbuds from that brand. As reported by 9to5Mac, Apple is going to announce the Beats Fit Pro on November 1 with a release a few days later. The new earbuds, which will resemble the Beats Studio Buds, will feature Apple's H1 chip for easy pairing and Active Noise Cancellation. 9to5Mac has also learned that the new earbuds will achieve 6 hours of battery life with ANC or Transparency Mode turned on, or 7 hours with Adaptive ...
  • Delivery dates for the new MacBook Pro are already slipping into December 19/10/2021 at 02:05h
    What you need to know Delivery dates for Apple's new MacBook Pro are already slipping into December. The new laptop was unveiled at today's "Unleashed" event. Preorders are open now and the new laptop will officially release next week. I hope you preordered already. Apple may have just announced its new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro , but some customers may be waiting until December to get one. At today's "Unleashed" event, the company finally unveiled the long-awaited update to the MacBook Pro. Apple announced that preorders for its new laptop would go live immediately after the event and be available online and in stores next week. Many MacBook Pro users have been waiting years for this laptop to show up, and customers raced to Apple's website to preorder the new models. That has resulted in the new laptop seeing shipping delays as far out as December already. It's currently unclear if Apple plans to offer any stock of its new laptop at its stores when it releases next we...
  • AirPods Pro are now available with the new MagSafe Charging Case 19/10/2021 at 01:47h
    What you need to know Apple has brought MagSafe support to the AirPods Pro. The company introduced a new MagSafe Charging Case with its new 3rd generation AirPods. It immediately brought the new case to its AirPods Pro earbuds as well. You have to buy AirPods Pro all over again to get it, though. At today's "Unleashed" event, Apple announced its new and redesigned 3rd generation AirPods. The new AirPods adopt much of the design and features of the AirPods Pro with Adaptive EQ, sweat and water-resistant design, support for Spatial Audio, and wireless charging on its case. One of the things that were new to the 3rd generation AirPods is support for MagSafe on its charging case. The AirPods Pro, up to this point, have only supported Qi wireless charging. Thankfully, Apple has immediately brought support for MagSafe to the AirPods Pro, but you'll need to purchase a new case in order to enjoy it. The company updated the AirPods Pro on its website earlier today so that, if you purch...
  • Apple drops 'Start Up,' a song made from 45 years of Apple sounds 19/10/2021 at 01:16h
    What you need to know Apple has released the video for the song that opened its "Unleashed" event. "Start Up" is a song made from 45 years of Apple sounds. These guys just sherlocked Jonathan Morrison. At today's "Unleashed" event, Apple opened the event with a really cool song made from 45 years of Apple sounds. The company paired up with artist and producer A. G. Cook to create the song which is titled "Start Up." You can check out the video that shows the creation of the song below: Artist-Producer A. G. Cook creates a song from scratch using only the iconic sounds of Apple products from the last 45 years. Apple sounds used: iMac G3 Startup, MacBook Pro Startup, AirPods Case Closing, iOS Alert, HomePod Minimum Volume, iPod Click Wheel, Note Alert, Email Whoosh, MagSafe Charger, Night Owl Ringtone, HomePod Nope, HomePod PingPong, Mac 2020 Alert, Empty Trash, Message Sent, Message Received, HomePod Device Identify, iPhone Keyboard, Airdrop Invite, Mac Sosumi, Apple Pa...
  • Developers talk the M1 Pro and M1 Max processors in new video 19/10/2021 at 01:06h
    What you need to know Apple has released a new video about its M1 Pro and M1 Max processors. "Pro apps. Pushed to the max" features developers talking about the new chips. The M1 Pro and M1 Max chips are available in Apple's new MacBook Pro. Pro apps. Pushed to the max. At today's "Unleashed" event, Apple announced its new M1 Pro and M1 Max processors. The new processors take what Apple started with the M1 processor last year to new heights to power the company's new MacBook Pro. To understand what is possible with the new chips, Apple got them in front of some developers to take a look. You can check out the new video below: Over 4x speedup in Redshift. 5x faster Scene Edit Detection in Premiere Pro. 8x faster ProRes-to-ProRes rendering for DaVinci. And the list goes on. Witness how the new M1 Pro and M1 Max are unleashing new possibilities for the world's best pro apps. In addition to announcing its new processors, Apple also revealed its new 14-inch and 16-inch Mac...
  • Apple gets colorful with its new HomePod mini video 19/10/2021 at 00:51h
    What you need to know Apple has released a new video for its new HomePod mini colors. "HomePod mini, now in color" introduces three new colors for the smart speaker. The new colors will be available in November. HomePod mini, now in color. At today's "Unleashed" event, Apple announced that it is finally bringing some new color options to its HomePod mini speaker. The company announced that it will be offering its tiny smart speaker in three new colors: Blue, Orange, and Yellow. To celebrate the new colors, Apple has released a new video that introduces them in fun fashion. You can check out the new video below: HomePod mini now in three bold new colors — orange, yellow, and blue. It delivers room-filling sound. It's an intelligent assistant. And it helps control your smart home. All while keeping things private and secure. You've never heard color like this. New colors available in November. In addition to announcing the new HomePod mini colors, Apple also revealed ...
  • If you have AirPods Pro already, are the AirPods 3 worth the upgrade? 19/10/2021 at 00:44h
    Noise Cancelation AirPods Pro $249 at Apple Pros Active noise cancelation Transparency mode Customizable fit Cons More expensive Weaker battery life The AirPods Pro adds noise cancelation, a transparency mode, and a more customizable fit to the AirPod line. However, the price tag is a bit higher, and it does sacrifice a bit of battery life. No. 3 AirPods 3 $179 at Apple Pros Less expensive Up to 6 hours of listening time on a single charge Better battery life overall Newer model Cons No transparency mode No noise cancelation No special fit The third-generation classical AirPods are less expensive and have a slightly better battery life than the Pro version, but you are missing out on active noise cancelation. The differences between the AirPods Pro and the newest non-pro counterpart aren't about functionality — both products work well! Instead, it mostly comes down to sound quality, listening experience, and battery life. AirPods Pro vs AirPods 3: T...
  • Check out the 3rd generation AirPods in new video 19/10/2021 at 00:38h
    What you need to know Apple has released a new video for its new AirPods. "All-new AirPods with Spatial Audio" dives into the features and design of its new earbuds. The new AirPods are available to preorder now and will release next week. Learn everything about the new AirPods in about a minute. At today's "Unleashed" event, Apple announced its new and redesigned 3rd generation AirPods. The new AirPods adopt much of the design and features of the AirPods Pro with Adaptive EQ, sweat and water resistant design, support for Spatial Audio, and wireless charging on its case. To celebrate the announcement of the new AirPods, Apple has debuted a new video that dives into everything that is new with its latest wireless earbuds. You can check out the new video below: All-new, redesigned AirPods. Featuring spatial audio with dynamic head tracking, to hear sound all around. They tune music to your ears with Adaptive EQ. They have longer battery life. And they're sweat and water resis...
  • How do the new AirPods 3 stack up against the old AirPods 2? 19/10/2021 at 00:29h
    Upgraded design and more features AirPods 3 $179 at Apple Pros Updated design Spatial Audio Six-hour battery life (30 with MagSafe case) Sweat and water resistance Cons More expensive Not compatible with some old devices The AirPods 3 are Apple's latest offering in their AirPods lineup, and they offer a lot of goodies for music lovers. With a new design that looks more akin to the AirPods Pro, better sensors, more touch controls, and an IPX4 rating, the AirPods 3 offer a lot of value and are the best basic AirPods we've seen yet. Entry-level AirPods AirPods 2 $129 at Apple $119 at Amazon Pros Less expensive Seamless switching between Apple devices Compatible with older devices Cons Shorter battery life Fewer touch controls No Adaptive EQ The AirPods 2 are still available at a lower price than before, but you can only get the version without the wireless charging case. They lack the newer features and design of the AirPods and don't have an IP rating. Stil...
  • Apple drops new video highlighting everything new with the MacBook Pro 19/10/2021 at 00:27h
    What you need to know Apple has dropped a new video about its new MacBook Pro. "The new MacBook Pro | Supercharged for pros" dives into the new laptop's features and design. The new MacBook Pro is available to preorder now and will release next week. Learn everything about the new MacBook Pro in under two minutes. At today's "Unleashed" event, Apple announced its new and redesigned 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models which are powered by the company's new M1 Pro and M1 Max processors. To celebrate the announcement of the new MacBook Pros, Apple has debuted a new video that dives into everything that is new with its latest Pro notebooks. You can check out the new video below: The new MacBook Pro is a beast. Supercharged for pros by the M1 Pro or M1 Max, this… thing delivers extraordinary performance that pushes the boundaries of creativity. And with a stunning Liquid Retina XDR display that's the best ever in a notebook, there's no limit to what, or where, you can creat...
  • You can't use the Animal Crossing DLC offline via Nintendo Switch Online 18/10/2021 at 23:24h
    Just like when accessing retro games, Nintendo will perform an online check. What you need to know Animal Crossing: New Horizons is getting its first and only paid downloadable content in November. The Happy Home Paradise DLC can be accessed through Nintendo Switch Online's Expansion Pack. However, players will need to be online if they choose to access it through the NSO service. Players can purchase the DLC and access it offline permanently for $24.99. Nintendo sparked a lot of heated debate after their October 2021 Animal Crossing Direct when they announced that paid DLC would be coming to Animal Crossing: New Horizons. The Happy Home Paradise DLC allows players to design vacation homes for villagers, unlock new furniture, and much more. [Announcement]Create dream vacation homes in Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Happy Home Paradise!This paid DLC for #AnimalCrossing: New Horizons arrives on 11/5 as paid DLC for $24.99, with preorders starting 10/29. Find out more: https://...