AirPlay 2 has just launched as part of the iOS 11.4 update, almost a year after the company first announced the technology at its WWDC 2017 keynote. It’s currently limited to Apple’s HomePod speaker, but a number of third party manufacturers have pledged to bring it to their own products in the coming months. So even if you don’t own a HomePod, here’s a quick look at the improvements AirPlay 2 brings and the devices on which you’ll soon be able to find it.
Using app-specific passwords is a simple way to protect access to your actual account passwords, and in today’s article, we’re going to go over how to generate one for your Apple ID! This is handy for use with Outlook, calendar-sharing services, and so on, and it’s fast!
Apple killed Target Display Mode with the first 5K iMacs because Thunderbolt 2 just couldn’t push enough pixels to fill the high resolution display. Now that new iMacs with Thunderbolt 3 are here, many hoped Apple would reintroduce this niche feature but an update to Apple’s Support Site reveals that this isn’t the case.
Apple has released a new way to subscribe to Apple Music, this time for a little bit cheaper. Users can now pay up front for a full year of Apple Music and receive a discount of about 17 percent over the total on the month-to-month plan.
Apple Pay can be incredibly convenient for iOS users, but while the number of stores which support the feature is growing every day, Apple Pay still can’t be used everywhere. Instead of taking a risk and heading out the door without your wallet, check to see if a store supports Apple Pay before you visit by looking up the store with Maps. Here’s how it works.
The new Apple TV Siri Remote is Apple’s first remote control with a rechargeable battery. But with no visual indicator of battery life on the remote itself, how do you know when it’s time to recharge the battery? Here’s a quick tip on finding your Apple TV Siri Remote battery life via the Apple TV Settings interface.
Apple surprised everyone Tuesday morning with the release of its first ever battery case for the iPhone. Dubbed the Smart Battery Case, it promises to notably increase talk, Web, and video time on Apple’s latest smartphone, but it comes at the cost of a rather unusual and unattractive design.
Apple made some big claims about the performance of the new iPhone 6s. Now that the phones have made their way into the hands of users, it’s time to put those claims to the test. Check out our initial benchmarks comparing the new iPhone 6s Plus to its direct predecessor, the iPhone 6 Plus.
Wi-Fi Assist is an interesting new feature in iOS 9 that aims to prevent connectivity issues by automatically switching to a cellular data connection when a user’s Wi-Fi signal gets too weak. While this will be helpful and appreciated my the majority of users, there are some cases where Wi-Fi Assist will do more harm than good. Here’s why you may want to disable Wi-Fi Assist and how you can do it.
Millions of Apple users signed up to try Apple Music, but the free trial period ends soon, on September 30, 2015. If you’re currently signed up but don’t think the service is worth the regular $9.99-per-month price, you’ll need to cancel your Apple Music free trial before the end of the month in order to avoid being charged. Here’s how to do it.