Mac & Apple

Apple's adds support for Emergency SOS via Satellite to the iPhone 14 series

Apple has announced that Emergency SOS via Satellite is now available for the iPhone 14 series. The company had revealed the feature during the iOS 16 launch event, but it wasn't ready at that time. Emergency SOS via Satellite on iPhone 14 Emergency SOS is available in the US and Canada, for users on iOS 16.1, and works with this year's lineup which includes the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro, and iPhone 14 Pro Max. You may use it to connect to emergency services even if your phone is not connected to a cellular or Wi-Fi connection. It is sort of similar to what you can do […]
  • 3 min read
  • Nov 26, 2022
Technology News

VMware turns Apple's latest Macs into Windows 11 PCs with new Fusion 13

What you need to know Arm-based Mac devices can now run the Arm-based version of Windows 11 inside a virtual machine with VMware's Fusion 13 software. These Mac systems include those with Apple's M1 and M2 processor families, including the iMac, Mac Studio, Mac mini, MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro. VMware's support for Windows 11 on Arm will give the platform a boost. Windows 11 on Arm can run legacy Windows programs, including win32 and x64 applications, with its built-in emulator. After Apple dropped Boot Camp support with its transition to Arm-based architecture on the Mac, the only way to get Windows on a Mac is now through virtual machine. […]
  • 3 min read
  • Nov 20, 2022
Mac & Apple

Apple's AR/VR headset unveiling could be just months away

Apple's long-rumoured AR/VR headset could finally be about to enter mass production, with an announcement as soon as April 2023. We've been hearing talk of Apple entering the AR/VR headset market for a number of years, and now and a new report claims that mass production of the product could kick off in March of 2023. It's thought that the company could then announce the product just a few weeks later, possibly in April. However, with the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) event likely to take place in June, it's possible Apple may hold off until then. The same report also has Apple's initial supply run as being extremely limited, although […]
  • 1 min read
  • Nov 12, 2022
Mac & Apple

Apple's Satellite Emergency SOS System is About to Arrive

Today Apple confirmed its all-new iPhone 14 Emergency SOS via satellite feature is ready to go and will arrive later this month. The iPhone 14 series have a built-in satellite connection that allows owners to send an emergency SOS when there‚Äôs no cell phone signal. Those with an iPhone 14 or iPhone 14 Pro in the U.S. and Canada will get access to the highly anticipated feature later this month. It was one of the most exciting updates mentioned on stage during the announcement, and now we finally have more details. In a press release, Apple announced a massive $450 million investment into its emergency SOS satellite infrastructure and other […]
  • 1 min read
  • Nov 12, 2022
Mobile

Eufy SmartTrack Link is a cheaper alternative to Apple's AirTag

Accessory maker eufy has announced an item tracker that ties into Apple's Find My network but costs less than the company's own AirTag. While the go-to item track for a lot of people, the Apple AirTag isn't perfect. For starters, it isn't cheap at $29 for one and it doesn't have an easy way to affix it to things without buying another accessory to house it. The eufy SmartTrack Link fixes both of those issues in one fell swoop. First, there's the price. The eufy SmartTrack Link is available for just $19.99 which is considerably less than Apple's first-party tracker. The second fix is a hole, basically. That hole means […]
  • 1 min read
  • Nov 12, 2022
Mac & Apple

Apple's M2 iPad Pros can't currently record in ProRes using the native camera app

  In October, Apple announced an all-new budget iPad, iPad Pros, and a new Apple TV 4K. The products have now started to get into the hands of consumers, and while this can be exciting, apparently, some are reporting that the new iPad Pros aren't capable of shooting in Apple ProRes. The report comes from MacRumors, which is reporting that the new iPad Pros don't have the option to shoot in ProRes using the native camera app. If unfamiliar, ProRes is a cinema-grade video format that offers more detail, which allows for more flexibility when it comes to editing. The video format is one of the best options when it […]
  • 2 min read
  • Oct 29, 2022