iOS 9.3.2 update bricks 9.7in iPad Pro AppleThe latest iOS 9.3.2 update that was aimed at addressing a bunch of bug issues seems to be causing problems for owners of the 9.7in iPad Pro who noticed the issue soon after installing the over-the-air update.According to the Apple support site, error 56 could be due to a hardware issue, for which users are advised to ensure their iOS device is running on the latest version of iTunes; check for issues with third-party security software; make sure the USB cable, computer and network are reliable.Even after doing all these, if you still see the error, you must contact Apple support.Those unable to restore their device through iTunes should contact Apple support."Apple rolled out the iOS 9.3.2 for compatible iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners recently to fix bugs and improve the security of the iOS devices.A few of the notable fixes are for issues such as Bluetooth accessories experiencing audio quality issues when paired to iPhone SE, dictionary definition failing, typing email addresses when using the Japanese Kana keyboard in Mail and Messages and issue with VoiceOver using the Alexa voice and MDM servers from installing custom B2B apps.
iOS 9.3.2 update bricks 9.7in iPad Pro AppleApple has pulled the recently released iOS 9.3.2 update for all 9.7in iPad Pros following widespread reports that these devices were being bricked by the update causing Error 56.The error has been described by the company as a hardware issue for which it had offered a fix in the past but it seems the fix is not working with the latest bricking issue.Those unable to restore their device through iTunes should contact Apple support," Apple had said on its support page after complaints emerged of the issue.In order to get rid of the problem Apple had suggested that all iPad users ensure their iOS device was running on the latest version of iTunes, check for issues with third-party security software or make sure the USB cable, computer and network are reliable.Apple, which has now pulled the update for the 9.7in iPad Pro users, may soon come out with a 9.3.3 update to fix the issue.The bug also doesn't appear to affect any other iOS devices like the iPhone, other iPads and iPod touch.
Apple on Monday sent out the first beta version of iOS 9.3.3 to registered developers. The focus this time is on the finishing touches features added to the latest updates. In addition there are the usual round bugg- and security fixes. Do not miss: Everything we know about the WWDC 2016 - Apple's next big event Are you a registered developer or beta testers can download the new version via the integrated update function in your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. Is it time to upgrade your computer, phone or tablet? Sell ​​your gadget quickly and easily with MacWorld service.
Apple has released the first beta of iOS 9.3.3 to all registered developers with the companyApple has released the first beta version of iOS 9.3.3 to developers for iPhones, iPads and iPod touch along with OS X El Capitan 10.11.6 and tvOS 9.2.2 beta version for Macbooks and Apple TV respectively.The features of the iOS 9.3.3 update if any are not yet known as Apple just mentions minor bug fixes and improvements in its release notes.After the company had released the iOS 9.3.2 update to the public last week, the 9.7in iPad Pro in question was plagued by the "Error 56" issue that could not be solved by a troubleshoot mechanism suggested by Apple.Apple thus pulled the software for that tablet and it seems it still has not released any update to fix it.These updates too should make their way to registered public beta testers soon.While the iOS 9.3.3 beta 1 is identified as build 13G12, the Macbook update for OS X El Capitan 10.11.6 beta 1 carries build number 15G7a and tvOS 9.2.2 beta 1 depicts build number 13Y807.
The home assistant can offer fast responses to some of your immediate needs, like playing music, or giving you the information you require the most, including weather, traffic, sports scores, to name just a few.What Amazon has managed to achieve is to train users to think differently about voice-controlled computing when having to use a static, home device like the Echo.Saying Alexa always seems to work.Saying Hey Siri appears to work about half the time or less, in my experience.Siegler argues that a vocal-only device is necessary to force the paradigm shift in getting people comfortable talking to these devices, and Alexa is the kind that gives you no other options of interacting with it than by using your voice.Google announced Home, a clear Echo alternative that will be infused with its unnamed assistant, and Apple is rumored to be working on a similar device that will bring Siri to your home – you know, other than iPhone or iOS devices , Apple Watch, and Apple TV
Thanks to the Socket, you can now transform any old light bulb into a connected bulb — just screw Socket into a lighting fixture, insert a standard light bulb, and know that you ve turned a 20th century appliance into a 21st century smart home item.Once you download the free iDevices Connected app, you can dim your lights, adjust the customizable color ring light, and otherwise control your lightbulb from your smartphone.You can also create a schedule for your lights — whether that s a dimming cadence or a certain mood for a certain time — and let it run on its own even if you re not at home.First announced at CES 2016, the Socket joins the iDevice Thermostat and Switch, which also allow iOS device users to control various elements of their homes by way of their iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch.Indeed, iDevice says, their entire line of products are meant to give users a simple way to customize their home and enhance everyday life.The Socket is compatible with standard Edison light bulbs up to 60 watts, and promises to fit into conventional lighting receptacles which means you won t have to redecorate your entire home to make it more tech-friendly .
Few Samsung Pay users are completing online transactions with the service, according to the report — Samsung Pay represents less than 20% of online payments.And completing payments will be a lot less complicated than Samsung Pay proper: in online stores and apps, payment details will automatically populate the appropriate fields, and Samsung Pay Mini will save a copy of every transaction receipt for later perusal.The omission is for technical reasons: MST, which allows devices to interface with legacy credit card readers by wireless emitting a signal that emulates a card swipe, requires specialized hardware.So far, Samsung s kept MST to its top-tier Galaxy smartphones the S7 and S7 edge, most recently , although it has previously expressed a willingness to bring the technology to a broader range of handsets in the future.Samsung Pay s growth may not be to the company s liking, but the service has exploded since it launched in September of 2015.And even financial institutions are getting in the mobile payments game: Wells Fargo, for example, is launching Wallet, a contactless payment feature for account holders, in the U.S. later this summer.
Apple today confirmed downtime for many of its online services, including the App Store, iCloud Contacts, iCloud Keychain, and the Apple TV.Back to My Mac, Documents in the Cloud, Find My Friends, Find My iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch/Mac, iCloud Account and Sign In, iCloud Backup, iCloud Bookmarks, & Tabs, iCloud Calendar, iCloud Drive, iCloud Notes, iCloud Reminders, iCloud Storage Upgrades, iCloud Web Apps iCloud.com , iPhone Calls to iPad/Mac, iTunes in the Cloud, iWork for iCloud, Mac App Store, Mail Drop, Photos, iMovie Theater, and the Volume Purchase Program are also currently affected.Users are experiencing a problem with the service listed above, Apple said on its status page as of 1:50 p.m. Pacific.The downtime appears to have started before 1 p.m. Services are a promising area of business for Apple.In April the company reported that it generated $5.99 billion in the second quarter of its 2016 fiscal year, up 20 percent year over year.The App Store and the iTunes Store had outages in March 2015.Here s an error message that an iPhone displayed when one user attempted to update an app today:Update at 2:09 p.m. Pacific: Back to My Mac, Documents in the Cloud, Find My Friends, Find My iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch/Mac, iCloud Account & Sign In, iCloud Bookmarks & Tabs, iCloud Calendar, iCloud Contacts, iCloud Keychain, iCloud Reminders, and iPhone Calls to iPad/Mac are working again, according to Apple s status page.Update at 2:13 p.m. Pacific: Now iMovie Theater is back.Update at 3:48 p.m. Pacific: Now Apple says the App Store, the Apple TV, iTunes in the Cloud, the Mac App Store, and the Volume Purchase Program are back online.Update at 4:58 p.m. Pacific: At this point Mail Drop and iCloud Storage Updates are back to normal, Apple says.Update at 10:25 p.m. Pacific: All of the services affected by today s outage are now back online, according to Apple.The iCloud Backup, iCloud Drive, iCloud Notes, iCloud Web Apps, iWork for iCloud, and Photos services have now been restored.
The iOS 9.3.2 update had plagued various iPad Pros with Error 56Apple has issued an updated version of the iOS 9.3.2 update for all 9.7in iPad Pros after the earlier version had bricked the iPads with Error 56.Apple has provided a support document detailing the correct method to approach the Error 56 message that shows up during attempts to update a 9.7in iPad Pro from iOS 9.3 or iOS 9.3.1 to iOS 9.3.2 or later.iOS 9.3.2 was originally released to the public in May for all iPhones, iPads and iPod touch variants.However, shortly after the update was downloaded, some 9.7in iPad Pro users complained of being plagued by the "Error 56" issue that could not be solved by a troubleshoot mechanism suggested by Apple.Apple thus pulled the software for that tablet.Those unable to restore their device through iTunes should contact Apple support," Apple had previously said when reports of bricking had emerged.
Summer is here, the sun is out, and kids will soon be off from school for the summer.The company is going to 12 locations around the United States to give kids some video game-themed family fun.The Big N will have a bunch of 3DS games on display, from solid past hits like Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D, New Super Mario Bros. 2, and Mario Kart 7, to more modern hits like Yoshi s New Island, Kirby: Planet Robobot, Yo-Kai Watch, and Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire.The booth will be incredibly ornate, featuring a giant Nintendo 3DS, a massive Kirby with pink bean bags, racing seats for Mario Kart, Yoshi egg chairs, and oversized bananas surrounding a Tiki hut.Unfortunately, Nintendo is making this a handheld only affair, meaning that Wii U games will not be on display.With the Nintendo 2DS starting at $79.99, Nintendo s hoping to convince parents that its system is a cheaper and better gaming device than an iPod Touch.
If you want to be able to watch shows whenever you go without having to use an Internet connection to stream, the Bolt can also now send content to compatible mobile devices when the device is connected to the same internal network.Compatible mobile devices include the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch on iOS 7.0 or later.Android devices include any device running Android 4.1 or higher with a non-Intel or AMD chipset.A new software update has landed bringing the software to version 20.6.1.With that latest software version installed, recording of copy-protected programs from the Bolt DVR can be download to mobile devices on the home network.The software update also fixed a myriad of issues including a problem that cause no audio from Spotify when output was set to Dolby Digital.
The iPad Pro 9.7-inch users can finally download the iOS 9.3.3 beta versionApple has released the beta 2 version of iOS 9.3.3 update for iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch devices for developers.The company has also released beta versions for OS X El Capitan10.11.6, tvOS 9.2.2 and watchOS 2.2.2 for Macbooks, Apple TV and Apple Watch respectively.The tvOS 9.2.2's second beta has build No 13Y816 and finally, the watchOS 2.2.2 beta 2 is identified by build No 13V601.There are no significant updates or changes, especially in iOS 9.3.3 which looks like another bug fix update.This was because many 9.7-inch iPad Pros were plagued with an "Error 56" hardware issue when they downloaded the previous iOS 9.3.2 update.This looks like the last update related to iOS 9 from Apple as the WWDC kicks off on 13 June where the company is rumoured to showcase iOS 10.
Macotakara, which quotes sources from Apple s Chinese supply chain, is to blame for the latest round of rumours in this tiresome saga.The move would make sense though.I m going to say it: I don t think any of the current colour schemes are especially alluring.A blue iPod Touch already exists and is probably doing alright compared to the other ones this year.Mustard yellow?Macotakara via Mashable
View photosMoreHttps%3a%2f%2fblueprint-api-production.s3.amazonaws.com%2fuploads%2fcard%2fimage%2f112187%2fscreen shot 2016-06-10 at 8.51.09 amFinally, a non-gold color might enter the iPhone world.According to Japan's Macotakara, which quotes sources from China's supply chain, the iPhone 7 will come in blue, while the Space Gray color might be going away.Currently, the iPhone 6S is available in four colors, two of which are grayish — Silver and Space Gray — with the other two being Rose Gold and Gold.Plus, Apple already sells a blue gadget: the iPod Touch is available in blue, as you can see in the photo above.While we're in wild speculation waters, let's consider one more rumor: The one that the iPhone 7 will be a somewhat boring redesign, with few revolutionary new features.If that's true, adding a new color to the mix might liven things a bit.
Credit: AppleApple s annual Worldwide Developer s conference is just around the corner, where we ll get a sneak peek at what s to come in the land of iOS and OS X—and perhaps some unexpected extras.And as usual, we ll be in the audience at San Francisco s Bill Graham Civic Auditorium to give you all the details.While we don t know exactly what s in store, we have some wish lists:Join us on Monday, June 13 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific/1:00 p.m. Eastern for a play-by-play of Apple s WWDC keynote.Apple will also live stream the event, so you can follow along at home if you re using a Mac with OS X 10.8.5 and Safari 6.0.5 or later, a PC with Microsoft s Edge browser for Windows 10, or an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch running iOS 7 or later.It ll also work on Apple TV, second-gen and up.
Sous Vide Machine AmazonIf you watch any popular cooking show on television that stars well-known celebrity chefs, you ll have noticed a new trend that started to form a few years ago: everyone cooks with Sous Vide precision cookers.Sous Vide machines are great because they make ridiculously tender meats that are impossible to overcook.Then throw a quick char on them with a grill or pan and you re dining on a Michelin Star quality meal in the comfort of your own home.Of course, the problem is that Sous Vide cookers can be very expensive… unless you follow the BGR Deals team.From now through the end of the day on June 18, Amazon is selling the Anova WiFi Sous Vide Precision Cooker for $169.00 with free Prime shipping.Some key details:Receive notifications about your cook on your iPhone or iPod touchWorks with any pot, no additional equipment needed, quick cleanupAnova WiFi Sous Vide Precision Cooker: $169.00 with free Prime shippingFollow @BGRDeals on Twitter to keep up with the latest and greatest deals we find around the web
The iMessage platform is only exclusive to Apple users AppleAs rumours keep gaining momentum just days before the WWDC 2016 conference, a recent report claims that Apple may release iMessage for Android devices at the event.MacDaily news, which reports on Apple products and services, says Apple is looking to spread its services beyond the iOS and OS X platforms just like Android has done for many of its apps which are available on non-Android platforms as well."Apple will announce that iMessage encrypted text messaging is coming to Android users at WWDC next Monday at WWDC 2016, according to a source familiar with the company's thinking.Apple is increasingly focused on services which means opening up certain avenues beyond its own X platforms," reads the report.Apart from this, a 'Move to iOS' app and a Beats Pill app for controlling the Beats Pill speaker were introduced.The company is expected to make a number of announcements including the possible launch of iOS 10 and renaming of OS X to macOS.
Macotakara, which quotes sources from Apple s Chinese supply chain, is to blame for the latest round of rumours in this tiresome saga.The move would make sense though.I m going to say it: I don t think any of the current colour schemes are especially alluring.A blue iPod Touch already exists and is probably doing alright compared to the other ones this year.Mustard yellow?Macotakara via Mashable
Portable iPhone ChargerIf you stop to really think about it, it makes no sense at all to use a separate wall charger, portable charger and USB sync cable with your PC or Mac.All three of those functions are related, and they all involve something with a Lightning plug on one end and a USB plug on the other.So naturally, Native Union mashed all three functions into a single smart device: Check out the Native Union JUMP Cable for Apple Lightning Devices, an Apple MFi Certified device that pulls triple duty.Here s what you need to know:Compatible with iPhone 6s, 6s Plus, 6, 6 Plus, SE, 5s, 5c and 5, iPad Air, iPad mini with Retina display, iPad mini and iPad 4th gen , iPod Touch 5th gen , and iPod Nano 7th gen Unlike power banks, JUMP charges itself after charging your device using auto-charge technology so it s always full and ready to goPlug it into your device for up to 30% extra battery power when you re on the go, or use its Lightning to USB connectors to charge from any USB power outletThe size of a matchbox and weighing just 42g, JUMP is compact enough to take with you everywhereNative Union JUMP Cable for Apple Lightning Devices: $49.99 with free Prime shippingFollow @BGRDeals on Twitter to keep up with the latest and greatest deals we find around the web
While new operating system upgrades are exciting, they typically spell the end of support for older hardware.Apple announced iOS 10 at its Worldwide Developers Conference, and along with it comes a list of iPhones and iPads that will and will not make the software jump.It s not arbitrary — most of these choices are made based on whether the device can handle the newer, more powerful operating system.Now, onto the list of iPads that will be supported:The iPad Pro 12.9-inchThe iPad Pro 9.7-inchThe iPad Air 2The iPad AirThe iPad 4th generationThe iPad with Retina Display 3rd generation The iPad 2The iPad Mini 4The iPad Mini 3The iPad Mini 2The iPad MiniThe original iPad is not on this list.Apple also has a list of iPods that will be supported, and they include:The iPod Touch 6th-generationThe iPod Touch 5th-generationExempt is the iPod Touch fourth generation.Here s a quick list of the aforementioned devices that won t be updated to iOS 10:The iPhone 4SThe Original iPadThe iPod Touch 4th GenerationiOS 10 is available now as a developer preview, and a public beta will be out in July.
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