Despite the strength of its brand, Apple occasionally releases a product to mediocre reviews – remember the original Apple TV or Apple Watch? But reviewers have rarely been as grumpy as this month, when Apple unveiled its collection of new gadgets for the holidays. Each product was docked...
POSTED 24 Sep, 2017 7 Comments
Low smartphone battery levels are a serious pain point for business travellers, so it's no surprise that Apple's promise of fast-charge technology in the new iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X models will be a drawcard for many buyers of the shiny kit. Already an established feature of the best Andro...
POSTED 15 Sep, 2017 25 Comments
Apple’s most important new phone for years will be called the iPhone X, according to a leak of the company’s latest mobile operating system on Saturday. Strings of software code inside of the leaked operating system, first detailed by Apple news website 9to5Mac, show the expected thr...
POSTED 10 Sep, 2017 1 Comment
Apple plans to transform the way people use its next high-end iPhone by eliminating the concept of a home button and making other adjustments to a flagship device that’s becoming almost all screen, according to images of the new device viewed by Bloomberg News and people familiar with the g...
POSTED 1 Sep, 2017 0 Comments
Apple is working on a feature that will let you unlock your iPhone using your face instead of a fingerprint. For its redesigned iPhone 8, set to go on sale later this year, Apple is testing an improved security system that allows users to log in, authenticate payments, and launch secure apps by ...
POSTED 4 Jul, 2017 2 Comments
Google Assistant brings Google's AI smarts to the iPhone, but Siri is still better for Apple users. Some people think Google's virtual assistant beats Siri in reliability and capability. That may be true on Google's own devices, like the Pixel smartphone, but the Assistant is hobbled on the iPho...
POSTED 19 May, 2017 0 Comments
Ever boarded a Qantas flight with your iPhone battery perilously low after a long day on the go, but didn't pack the necessary USB cable to recharge your iPhone during the flight? Of course you have. It's Murphy's Law: The Business Traveller Edition. You've probably also jumped onto a flight an...
POSTED 3 Apr, 2017 6 Comments
Apple’s annual iPhone launch has pullback the curtains on the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, which will hit Aussie streets on September 16 alongside the new Apple Watch 2. As expected, neither of the 7 twins represents a massive leap forward from last year’s 6S series – the genera...
POSTED 8 Sep, 2016 16 Comments
TECH TIP | Smartphones are great for keeping on top of your email throughout the day, but if you’ve got several email accounts – as most people do – then you’d probably welcome a way to quickly see all new and unread emails from every account at a glance. That’s an ...
POSTED 18 Aug, 2016 3 Comments
TRAVEL TIP | Apple’s ‘low power mode’ on newer iPhones running iOS 9 is of course a great way to extend your phone’s battery life when out and about, but for business travellers, flicking it on while abroad can shave many megabytes – and therefore, dollars – fr...
POSTED 17 May, 2016 4 Comments
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