Apple is teaming up with the popular “buy now, pay later” service Affirm to expand financing options for iPhone, iPad, and Mac buyers in Canada. According to a new report from
, Apple will launch this program in Canada sometime this month at online and physical retail stores.
expands on the previously available “Announce Messages” and “Announce Calls” features with the ability to have Siri “Announce Notifications” from first- and third-party apps. The functionality works with certain AirPods and Beats headphones as well as CarPlay, and there’s also the ability to customize which apps can use the feature.
In a post on the
Apple Developer website today
, Apple announced that prices of apps and in-app purchases, not including subscriptions, will decrease in the United Kingdom, South Africa, and all territories that use the Euro currency. This is due to changes in taxes or foreign exchange rates.
Realmac is out today with
for its major update coming to Squash. Version 3 was totally rewritten with Swift and includes a beautiful new UI to quickly batch resize, compress, watermark, rename images, apply effects, and much more.
Squash 3 for Mac has now left beta and has officially launched.
One of the features coming with iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 is a new Events page in the App Store. Apple has started to feature in-app events inside the App Store. As spotted by graphic designer
, App Store Events are showing up on iPadOS 15. This feature is launching with iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 later this fall.
Ikea this week announced its first-ever smart air purifier, dubbed the Starkvind. Available in October, the Starkvind will come in two different designs, and according to a report from
, it will support integration with HomeKit and Apple’s Home app.
Today, Nomad is expanding its stable of iPhone 12 accessories, with its third-ever MagSafe charger add-on. Entering with a premium design comprised of a single block of Zinc Alloy metal, the new Nomad MagSafe Mount Stand arrives to deliver a vertical design to your setup while keeping Apple’s magnetic wireless charger in place on a nightstand or desk. Head below for all of the details and a hands-on look at the new release.
Google officially announced the Maps for
Android dark mode
in February and widely rolled it out a month later. The Google Maps dark theme is now officially set to arrive on iPhone and iPad in the coming weeks.
Apple announced in a
today that it is expanding support for student IDs in the Apple Wallet application to new colleges and universities in the United States for the fall semester. Support for the feature is also expanding to Canada for the first time. Head below for the details.
Apple has rolled out three new graphics card modules for the Intel-powered Mac Pro today. The new graphics card modules include the Radeon Pro W6800X MPX Module, the Radeon Pro W6800X Duo MPX Module, and the Radeon Pro W6900X MPX Module.
Apple has expanded its California self-driving test fleet to 69 cars and 92 drivers, according to a report from
. In May, it was reported
that Apple had 68 self-driving test cars
, according to the California Department of Motor Vehicles. Now, it appears the company has added another one.