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Apple releases new Watch and iPad, but no sign of the iPhone 12

Apple releases new Watch and iPad, but no sign of the iPhone 12

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Apple has launched a range of new products in its September event, but - for the first time in years - it has not released a new iPhone.Three new Apple Watches were shown off, as was the updated version of watchOS. The marquee new feature is a pulse oximeter which allows the wearable to detect blood oxygen levels by using red and infrared light to measure the colour of wearers' blood.This will be used with researchers in three studies focusing on respiratory diseases, including asthma and COVID-19. Image: Apple Watch and iPad took the centre stage, with no iPhone announcement The Apple Watch 6 will be available for £379 from 18 September, while the high-end version with GPS and cellular capabilities costs £479.

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

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iTunes Store/App Store for week ending 03/01/20:By The Associated PressMarch 3, 2020, 7:35 PM2 min read Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. TouchRetouch ,ADVA Soft GmbH 3. Heads Up! , Warner Bros. 4. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 5. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 6. Procreate Pocket Savage Interactive, Pty Ltd 7. HotSchedules, HotSchedules 8. Monopoly, Marmalade Game Studio 9. NBA 2K20, 2K 10. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, Rockstar Games Top Free iPhone Apps: 1. Slap Kings, Gameguru 2. TikTok - Make Your Day, TikTok Inc. 3. YouTube: Watch, Listen, Stream, Google LLC 4. Cut and Paint, MagicLab 5. PicsArt Photo Editor + Collage, PicsArt, Inc. 6. Instagram, Instagram, Inc. 7. Snapchat, Snap, Inc. 8. Trivia.io , 8SEC 9. Facebook, Facebook, Inc. 10. Messenger Facebook, Inc. Top Paid iPad...
Apple unveiled its new iPad Pro, Pencil and MacBook at event stressing 'creativity'

Apple unveiled its new iPad Pro, Pencil and MacBook at event stressing 'creativity'

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Apple unveiled a new version of its iPad Pro, Pencil and MacBook Air at an event themed around creativity on Tuesday in Brooklyn, New York. The event, which took place at the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Howard Gilman Opera House, was the company's second product announcement this fall. First up: the new MacBook Air. "Mac is the most essential tool for creativity,” Apple CEO Tim Cook said as he took the stage to roaring applause. He then played a video created on a Mac which stitched together black and white still photos of famous personalities, including Vogue's Anna Wintour and tennis champion Serena Williams. "What we all want in a Macbook Air is a retina display," Cook said. In addition to a revamped display, the new 13.3-inch Macbook Air offers 48 percent more color. F...
Apple store evacuated 'after iPad explodes'

Apple store evacuated 'after iPad explodes'

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An Apple store in the Netherlands was evacuated after an iPad battery exploded and released noxious fumes into the air, according to reports. Three members of staff at the shop in Amsterdam had breathing problems and were treated at the scene, the city's fire service said in a tweet.A member of the fire service suggested a damaged battery was to blame, according to Dutch website iCulture.Employees at the store reportedly put the iPad in a bucket of sand following the "explosion", although there was no smoke or fire. The store has since reopened following the incident on Sunday.In December, Apple admitted slowing down old iPhone devices with low-capacity batteries, claiming it was a way of protecting the devices' components.Amid a wave of class action lawsuits over the "...
Apple's iOS 11 kills old 32-bit iPhone and iPad apps

Apple's iOS 11 kills old 32-bit iPhone and iPad apps

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Owners of iPhones and iPads who install the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system will find that some older apps will stop working.The move will generally affect apps that have not been updated in the past two years. Although many will have been abandoned by their developers, owners will still use some of them frequently.It is a consequence of iOS 11 being restricted to running apps written in what is known as 64-bit code.The number signifies how much data a processor can handle at once - the larger the figure, the faster a computer can potentially operate.Dropping support for 32-bit software lets Apple streamline its operating system and helps it run more quickly since it no longer needs to load software libraries to make sense of the older programs.Apple has explained in the ...