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Topic: UK

Jony Ive donates $129,000 to UK tree-planting effort

12/24/2019, 11:12 am

Former Apple Chief Design Officer Jony Ive made a sizable donation to a campaign to plant trees across the United Kingdom, with the six-figure gift helping to create one thousand orchards in schools.

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Hacker avoids prison for 2017 iCloud blackmail attempt

12/23/2019, 08:12 am

A hacker involved in an attempt to blackmail Apple with a threat to delete 319 million iCloud accounts and factory reset millions of iPhones and iPads in 2017 has avoided going to prison after a London court handed down a two-year suspended sentence.

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BMW puts the brakes on CarPlay subscription fee in UK

12/04/2019, 01:12 pm

BMW has backed off from its decision to charge a monthly subscription for access to Apple CarPlay in some car infotainment systems in the United Kingdom, though while some will be able to access it for free, others may still have to pay for the option.

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How to set up fall detection on your Apple Watch

11/06/2019, 02:11 pm

The fall detection feature of the Apple Watch has been credited with helping emergency services get to an unconscious driver following a collision -- here's how to set it up.

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Apple leasing 100,000 square feet of space in London

10/21/2019, 01:10 pm

Apple is preparing to concentrate its United Kingdom staff in a newly-acquired 100,000 square-foot corporate office in London's financial district.

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Class-action lawsuit claiming Google tracked UK iPhone users revived

10/02/2019, 07:10 am

An attempted billion-pound class-action lawsuit against Google, alleging the search giant has been tracking iPhone users, has been revived by the United Kingdom Court of Appeal, which has allowed the case to proceed through the UK courts.

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Scottish city providing 52,000 iPads to students and teachers

08/27/2019, 12:08 pm

A project between Glasgow City Council and CGI will provide nearly 50,000 school children in the city with an iPad, as part of a 300 million pound ($369 million) project to help modernize and improve the educational prospects for Scottish schoolchildren.

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EU citizen settlement app may not land on iOS before Oct. 31 Brexit

08/26/2019, 01:08 pm

European Union nationals wanting to remain in the United Kingdom after the Brexit process has concluded are still unable to apply for residency via an iPhone, with the government still not saying when the app will be available to use on roughly half of the country's smartphones.

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Apple's 'Made in LDN' program aims to fight crime with education

07/10/2019, 11:07 am

Apple is holding a series of summer workshops in London in association with City Hall, teaching about coding, film-making, music production, and other subjects to young people at risk of becoming involved with the UK capital's gangs.

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Seven Apple Music 'Up Next' concerts coming to major Apple stores

07/01/2019, 11:07 am

Seven special concerts featuring Apple Music's "Up Next" lineup will take place at Apple stores in major cities, an official events coordinator revealed on Monday.

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Jony Ive leaves, future GPUs, & Apple's new ARM CPU architect on the AppleInsider Podcast

06/28/2019, 08:06 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William and Victor talk about Jony Ive leaving Apple, the possible removal of the Lightning port from iPhone, and Apple taking on a new hire to work on ARM processors... maybe for Macs?

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O2 becomes third UK carrier to sell Apple Watch LTE contracts

06/14/2019, 07:06 am

O2 has become the latest carrier in the United Kingdom to offer the LTE-equipped version of the Apple Watch Series 3 and Series 4 to its customers, making it the third to offer contracts for Apple's wearable device.

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Apple Pay Express Transit arriving in London in next few months

05/30/2019, 07:05 am

Apple Pay's Express Transit will be heading to the United Kingdom's capital in the coming months, after Transport For London advised it is working with Apple to integrate the time-saving feature into the London Underground and the rest of the city's public transit system.

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Revolut adds Apple Pay in latest update for users in France, Poland, UK

05/29/2019, 09:05 am

In its latest update to its app, Revolut's digital banking service has added support for Apple Pay in a few European countries.

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Apple 'more upfront' with consumers following 'batterygate' affair says UK regulator

05/22/2019, 09:05 am

Apple will be "clearer and more upfront" with iPhone users concerning the smartphone's battery health and performance, a UK competition regulator has advised, following talks with the company over how it throttled battery performance in older iPhone models in 2017.

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Apple launches UK-only 'Behind the Mac' page promoting Mac music making

05/17/2019, 10:05 am

In a slightly unusual move Apple has launched a new U.K.-only promo page, "Behind the Mac," selling people on Macs for all stages of music production.

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Vodafone set to deploy UK 5G on July 3 using controversial Huawei gear

05/14/2019, 12:05 pm

Vodafone will become the U.K.'s first 5G carrier, switching on several cities on July 3 -- though controversially using some Huawei equipment for infrastructure.

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Apple Pay now accepted for some UK government services, wider rollout planned for 2019

05/03/2019, 09:05 pm

The UK government is now accepting Apple Pay and Google Pay payments for select services through its gov.uk website, a change in policy that is expected to reach local governments and other institutions later this year.

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UK proposes creating regulator to fine tech firms slow to take down harmful online content

04/08/2019, 10:04 am

Apple and other tech companies may face fines and have their services blocked if they are not able to handle harmful online contact in an effective manner, the United Kingdom government has suggested, proposing the creation of a regulator that could create new rules social networks and other online entities should follow concerning terrorist messages and abuse images.

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Apple Music comes to Amazon's Echo & Fire devices in the UK and Ireland

04/04/2019, 11:04 am

Following up on a U.S. launch, Amazon has opened Apple Music streaming to U.K. and Irish owners of its Alexa-enabled Echo and Fire devices.

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