Category: Apple General News

WWDC17 – What’s New in iOS 11?

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WWDC, the annual World Wide Developer’s Conference which features new software and hardware. Apple has announced: iOS 11, macOS High Sierra, watchOS 4, and some new and updated hardware for the Mac and iPad.

Let’s take a look at what is new in iOS 11:

iOS 11 

iOS 11 focuses a lot on productivity in the operating system, new features and some design changes. When installed iOS 11 on the iPad, it makes productivity on a tablet with a desktop experience but all still within the iOS that still feels similar (if you have used iOS before) comparing to the competition with the Microsoft Surface.

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Apple Maps: Transit Info Now Available in Singapore + Initial Review (UPDATED)

UPDATE (11 May): Apple has made various changes and enhancements in the Transit info for Singapore as it gets fully rolled out.

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Colours of the respective MRT lines now enabled in the Transit info.

With the Apple Retail Store to open around the corner, Apple’s Transit info is now available in Singapore via Apple’s Maps app, according to Apple’s iOS Feature Availability

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Apple Announces PRODUCT(RED)™ for the iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 Plus [UPDATED: Now Available for Order]

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Apple today (21 March 2017) has announced a new red colour addition to the current iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus existing colours. This is also the first time that the iPhone family had a PRODUCT(RED)™. Apple had launched other products in PRODUCT(RED)™ such as the iPod nano and the iPod touch before but never in the iPhone family. 

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Beats 1 Goes Live in Singapore

On June 30th 2015, Apple launched Apple Music, Radio and Beats 1, but Beats 1 was not live in Singapore and only recently, it is made available only for On Demand and not live.

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Today (14 Feb 2017), a user on HWZ’s forum has mentioned that Beats 1 is currently live in Singapore. It is also worth mentioning that listeners are able to listen to Beats 1 live without an Apple Music subscription.

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