Apple has released the iOS 10.3.3 software update for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The update focuses on bug fixes and performance improvements for all devices running iOS 10.
iOS 10.3.3 release notes: iOS 10.3.3 includes bug fixes and improves the security of your iPhone or iPad.
Apple has released a routine bug fix and security update for all Apple Watches. watchOS 3.2.3 is now available as a software update from the Watch app on iPhone for all users.
Apple has released a minor tvOS software update for the latest Apple TV. tvOS 10.2.2 is now available through the Settings app for all users.
The latest release likely only includes bug fixes, performance improvements, and security updates. We’ll update when Apple shares which security improvements are included in tvOS 10.2.2.
Apple has released the final version of the latest macOS 10.12.6 software update. Mac users running macOS Sierra can find the update through the Mac App Store.
macOS 10.12.6 will likely be the last version of macOS Sierra before Apple ships macOS High Sierra later this fall. macOS 10.13 is currently available in both developer and public beta versions for testing.
macOS High Sierra includes the Apple File System, HEVC support, Metal 2, improvements to Mail, Photos, and Safari, and more.
Apple has rolled out new in-store displays to select Apple Stores, demoing how users can take advantage of the Home app and HomeKit accessories to create smart home experiences.
The company has constructed special areas in the Apple Store where customers can test out the Home app on iOS devices and see the changes update live in the virtual home pictured on the screens. If visitors like what they see, they can then buy accessories like Philips Hue bulbs off the shelf using the Apple Store app.
Apple today announced that it is adding PayPal as a new payment method to the App Store, iTunes Store, iBookstore and Apple Music services. Tis means Apple users will be able to add PayPal to their Apple ID in order to buy apps, musics, movies, TV shows and more.
The option is available now in select countries including Canada and the United Kingdom. It will roll out to more customers soon, including the United States.
Perhaps Apple Pay will be next.
Today, Microsoft is ending support for Windows Phone 8.1, effectively marking the end of the “Windows Phone” era.
The Windows Phone Tile user interface to this day, is still the most visually impressive user interface I have ever seen on any platform. Microsoft just left it too late to get traction in the market.