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Apple has released macOS Sierra to users worldwide. The update contains a wide number of new features like Siri, Auto Unlock, Universal Clipboard, Apple Pay, improvements to Safari, Notes, and many other sections of the operating system. According to Apple, if you have a 2009 Mac computer or newer, you can upgrade to macOS right now.
According to data shared by a research firm Mixpanel, iOS 10 is now installed on 34% of all compatible devices. Keep in mind that Apple released the new firmware version less than a week ago. 14.45% of users upgraded to iOS 10 in the first 24 hours after the release of the operating system.
Some iPhone 7 users report that their devices fail to reconnect to the cellular network after being used in the Airplane mode. Apple has reacted to the problem and, according to the internal documents obtained by reporters, is investigating the issue.
It is Sunday today, which means it is high time I told you about the most interesting posts of the last couple of days. Let’s not waste time and have a look at the articles worth your attention right now.
Apple has changed the buttons that are used to force restart the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. On older devices, to perform a force restart it was required to press and hold the Sleep/Wake button together with the Home button. This combination doesn’t work on the newest iPhones because the Home button is no longer a physical one.
To force reboot the iPhone 7 or 7 Plus, one has to press and hold the Sleep/Wake button along with the Volume Down button. There’s no need to test this yourself if your device works properly, just keep in mind the combination has been changed.
Below you can take a look at the short video shot by iClarified demonstrating the new method of force restart.
Apple announced the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus at a media event on September 7th. The pre-orders for both handsets went live on September 9th and the official release of the updated devices took place on September 16th.
Aside from letting us know about the internals of the iPhone 7 Plus, the iFixit team has also performed a teardown of the Apple Watch Series 2 that went on sale in a number of countries together with new iPhones.
As noted by the experts, the smartwatch is much better protected from water. Furthermore, it has a new OLED display with integrated Force Touch, updated GPS, NFC, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, and Bluetooth 4.0 hardware. There’s also a new S2 chip, better 273 mAh battery as well as some other improved components. The size of the wearable device is the same as the one the original Apple Watch has.
The smartwatch is packed with small parts, so disassembling it is quite a tough task. Similar to the first-generation Apple Watch, the 2016 model is rather difficult to repair, so its repairability score is 6 out 10.
Below you can take a look at the video and several photos of the teardown posted by iFixit.
Looks like Apple plans to ditch the headphone jack across all devices its produces. MacBook users have recently begun receiving emails from the company with something like a questionnaire asking about various MacBook Pro features. One particular question of the survey is of the greatest interest for us. Here it is: "Do you ever use the headphone port on your MacBook Pro with Retina display?"
As promised, Apple on Tuesday released iOS 10 to users worldwide. The latest major update contains a number of noticeable design changes, new features, and security enhancements for compatible iPhones and iPads.
Below you can take a look at the main fields of improvements found in iOS 10.
Several new unboxing photos of the Jet Black iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus have been recently spotted online. Aside from giving us a closer look at the handsets, they reveal that Jet Black devices come in black retail boxes. The photos, which are available below, have been shared by a user nicknamed shuo0521 on Feng and seem to show genuine phones.
According to the latest report from the New York Times, Apple will add a brand new full-screen face with a virtual Home button to the iPhone lineup in 2017. The rumor comes from two Apple employees aware of product update plans who asked not to be identified. Apple refused to comment on the issue.
Microsoft has recently released a new Surface Pro 4 commercial highlighting main features of the device. Along with that, the tech giant has criticised Apple for not adding a touch screen to the MacBook. Below you can a look at the latest ad as well as read the description posted to YouTube by Microsoft.
With a pen that lets you write on the screen, a detachable keyboard, and tunes like this, Surface Pro 4 is the easy choice.
Apple is expected to release an update to its Mac lineup later this year. In particular, the analysts believe that we will see a new MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac mini, and, most importantly, the Mac Pro that did not have any updates since 2013. Stay tuned for more rumors.
It is Sunday today, which means it's high time I told you about the most popular posts of the last couple of days. As you know, Apple on Wednesday announced the long-awaited iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, so it's not strange that most articles are connected with the handsets. There’re also several posts about the Apple Watch Series 2, its specs and availability. Finally, one can find the information about the upcoming update of the Mac lineup, as well as about new versions of iOS 10, macOS Sierra, watchOS 3, and tvOS 10.
According to the latest benchmark results, the 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Plus is indeed equipped with 3GB of RAM. Its smaller sibling has reportedly retained 2GB of RAM.
Apple has officially acknowledged that its new iPhone 7 in glossy black finish scratches easily. As a solution, the company offers users to buy a special case for the handset.
Following the media event dedicated to the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, and the Apple Watch Series 2, Apple has seeded the GM versions of iOS 10, macOS Sierra, tvOS 10, and watchOS 3 to developers. The release of GM versions of its operating systems proves that Apple will soon release the software to users all over the world.