Category: Apple

What technology do companies use to remain eco-friendly?

Being an eco-friendly company has become one of the key requirements today. Considering reducing and minimally damaging the environment, major companies must take steps for mitigating the threats. In this article, we will talk about technology and innovations companies use to remind themselves of eco-friendly and possibly minimize the harm to the environment. Starbucks Since 1998, Starbucks has collaborated with the International Society for the Conservation of Nature, an organization that advocates green technology in agriculture. Since the beginning of such a partnership, the number of plantations that do not damage natural biodiversity has more than doubled. In 2010,...

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Apple watchOS 7 vs Apple watchOS 6 – What’s new? How to get & install it? And compatible watches – FAQ

Following my previous posts about Apple iOS 14 for the iPhone and iPadOS 14, let's look at what's new with Apple watchOS 7 Apple watchOS 7 vs watchOS 6 what is new? Watch Faces and Sharing – Step counting finally on the home screen? Lots of new watch faces are coming with new ways to share unique combinations to completely configure the watch face to suit any activity or lifestyle, from the new parent to the surfing aficionado, tennis player, or photographer. These will be indefinitely customisable, and you can then share them through messages, or find new ones...

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Apple iPadOS 14 vs iPadOS 13 – What’s new? How to get & install it? FAQ

Following my iOS 14 post for the iPhone, what's new and changed for iPad users with iPadOS 14? New Arm chipsets will allow cross-compatibility between Mac and iPhone Over the next two years, Apple will move away from Intel-based laptops and computers to Arm-based custom designs. The first piece of hardware is a Mac Mini purely for developers, which will launch later this year. This will be powered by the A12Z Bionic, which is the same chipset you find in the Apple iPad Pro. Using the same the chipset technology between all the devices will allow a seamless transition...

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Best Productivity Tools For Mac Users

I think no one will argue with the fact that smart task management is the key to success in such a fast-paced world. That’s why I was looking for a perfect tool that would make me more productive and, in this article, I’m going to share my personal experience from using different types of task managers!  Luckily, as a Mac user, I had plenty of options to pick from! First of all, I should note how many online and cross-platform productivity tools are available for a regular user today! Apart from that, there are many great options introduced in...

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Apple Watch Series 4 launched with custom processor and improved HRM with ECG functions

The new iPhone may get all the attention and they look beautiful but let's face it, its just the same old with some insane price options (£1400+!). I am a little more excited about the Apple Watch 4. The smartwatch scene has stagnated a little especially with Wear OS, this will hopefully improve with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 3100 but in the meantime, Apple is the ones pushing ahead with smartwatch innovation. Inside the new Apple Watch 4, we see Apple transition to a new SiP (Silicon in Package) design with a new S4 SoC containing for the first time a custom...

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Apple iPhone XR, XS, XS Max launched at £749, £999 & £1,099 – Top price £1,449.00!

Following months of speculation and build up Apple have finally announced their latest smartphones. This year we have a trio of phones and the budget option now costs the same as most flagship Android phones. The XS models are essentially identical but with different sized OLED screens, while the “budget” XR model has a 6.1″ LCD display. In defence of the XR pricing, it is almost the same as the high-end models, just a different display, so this is not the same as the Mate 20 lite vs Mate 20 Pro for example. The other main differences with the XR...

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WWDC 2018 – No new hardware, iOS 12 aims to make old phones faster

WWDC is more about software than hardware, but it often includes some new releases, last year there were several announcements with the 10.5in iPad Pro, iMac improvements and the HomePod. This year then felt a bit underwhelming as we saw no such releases, it was all about the software. iOS12 The biggest news as always is the latest version of iOS named iOS 12. Arguably the most important part of this version of iOS is the speed upgrades. Apple says iOS 12 will significantly speed up older phones. Including devices released all the way back in 2013. For example, Apple says...

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How to print from iPad & iPhone

I'm going to show you how to print files from your browsers on your iPhone. I'm going to use two examples to show you how to do this which are safari and chrome. First things first. you have to make sure that your iPhone is connected to the Wi-Fi and that your printer is connected to the Wi-Fi, that way the phone can detect when you're ready to print. How to print from Safari Go into Safari (sometimes you have PDF file documents or something that you need to print, most of the time Safari will let you display...

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Reasons You Should Buy an iPhone 8 Instead of an iPhone X

Apple recently announced three brand new iPhone, last September a few months ago, including the new iPhone X. But alongside the iPhone X, they also announced the brand new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus. So what are the same with these phones, and ultimately, which one should you buy? I'm going to talk about the things that are the same in the new iPhone 8 and iPhone X. If you're planning on upgrading your iPhone, but aren't quite sure which one you should choose, this comparison is for you. Processor – Same A11 Bionic Chip First, they've got the...

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How to Use Portrait Lighting on the iPhone

With iOS 11 and the new iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X, Apple has added a new feature to the camera that people are going to like and probably overuse on Instagram. Regardless, it's a cool feature, and it's called portrait lighting. How portrait lightening works Just like portrait mode that we're used to by now, portrait lightening uses the dual cameras on the iPhone to judge depth and create that bokeh depth of field look using software. This mode uses the dual camera setup and takes software magic just a step further. Instead of you being able to...

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How to Capture the Best Photos with Portrait Mode on the iPhone

When the iPhone 7 plus was announced with it's dual camera, one of the features Apple focused on was a new portrait mode. This purpose of this feature was to give you great pictures and a depth of field effect, similar to what you get in a higher-end camera like a DSLR. The problem is that this didn't ship with the iPhone but now the iOS 10.1 has been released, it comes with the portrait feature. How to access portrait mode So to access this: You go into the camera app Select from the bottom the portrait mode (this...

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How to Create, Save, and Share Animoji on iPhone

With the new iPhone X comes the new Animoji. That's right, animated emojis that uses the front-facing camera to map your face to a 3D emoji. Obviously, this is not the main function of the front-facing true depth camera system, it's actually meant for face ID. But since they're already capturing all that face data, why not use it for some other stuff. So after you've gone ahead and set up the face ID to unlock your new iPhone 10, you can also use it for these animated emoji inside of the messages app. In fact, it is actually...

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