Apple releases iOS 12.1 update for iPhone XR

Apple has released a new iOS 12.1 update for iPhone XR. This new build, marked 16B94, was released out of the blue, just for iPhone XR. The previous version, with build number 16B93, was released on October 30. It is likely that this new build has some device specific bug fixes as the company has not shared any release notes. Not all iPhone XR users are receiving …

iPad Pro review roundup – great computer but limitations hold it back

The new iPad Pro was unveiled at Apple’s October 30 event at the Howard Gilman Opera House in Brooklyn, New York. The event also saw fresh coats of paint applied to MacBook Air and Mac Mini. While all the devices were enough to have the audience cheering with joy, the true showstopper was the revamped iPad with its all-screen design, FaceID integration, super-fast internals and new Apple …

2018 iPad Pro out-of-warranty repair fees start from $499

The new iPad Pro is truly a beauty to behold. With its new all-screen display, FaceID, fast performance and gorgeous design, it costs a more than its predecessors. This not only impacts its price but also its AppleCare and repair costs. Apple updated their iPad repair page to adjust for the new 11-inch and the 12.9-inch iPad Pro. While repairs and replacement are covered in …

iOS 12.1 adds battery management for iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X

Apple added the ability for users on iPhone 7 devices and below to see their battery health and better manage their battery consumption with iOS 11.3. The addition of the feature originated towards the end of 2017 when Apple admitted to throttling older devices. This was done to boost the hardware life of these devices and prevent overheating due to old batteries. With iOS 12.1, …

iPad Pro as fast as 2018 15″ MacBook Pro in Geekbench benchmarks

When Apple announced the new iPad Pro at their October event in Brooklyn, they claimed that it is faster than 92% of PCs sold over the last year. This performance is due to the new 8-core A12X Bionic chip along with the 7-core custom designed GPU, which powers both 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pros. While Apple did not share detailed benchmarks during their keynote to …