New iOS 13 Update: what to expect

We all know with a new iPhone comes a new update, but I think this is one of the best updates. iOS 13 is a huge overhaul to iOS, with a long list of new features so let’s take you all through it!

With this new update it isn’t just about new looks, or new features. But the features that we have now are improved as well. So what can we expect from the latest version?

First of all for all our people out there who love dark colours Apple finally thought of us! One of the new features is the dark mode. Think about new dark wallpapers, or your keyboard in a dark mode.

Next is the upgraded Photo’s tab where Apple has made it easier for us to browse through our pictures. As you scroll the Photos tab, muted live photos and videos begin playing as you scroll, bringing your photo library to life.

Another new feature is in the Notes. Not only is it the font bigger, and more like what you are used to in a document but they also improved drawing capabilities. You can now really draw things in Notes with the option to select thickness and effect such as pencil, pen or a marker. They even added a ruler in it! I just love this new update.

What I also like is how they improved the app Maps. They not only made it clearer and more intuitive, but also easier to use. If you open the app you see the option Favorites right away. Here you can add the addresses where you go the most.

One of my favorite new developments of this update is the keyboard. You can now swipe sentences so you don’t have to type the whole sentence or word. They also added new emojis and memojis including new hairstyles and accessories. You can now use these in all the apps instead of just in iMessage.

Although there are many more new features and improvements these are the major and most noteworthy ones. As this release continues on the optimization trend introduced in iOS 12, you can expect an overall faster and more efficient experience.Needless to say I would suggest all of you to install this new update and enjoy the new features of iOS 13 to make your iPhone experience even more pleasurable.

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iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 PRO – What you need to know

The time has finally come, the long anticipated release of the brand new iPhone took place last night during the September Apple event at the Steve Jobs Theater in California. Apple announced the release of three different versions, including a new Apple watch! We have listed the different iPhones and improvements to make it easier for you.

iPhone 11
First we start with the iPhone 11. This is a cheaper version that Apple has released in no less than 6 different colors; Black, Red, Yellow, White, Green and Lavender. The casing is made of aluminum with a glass back for wireless charging. It is the successor to the iPhone XR and therefore has many similarities with the latest iPhone. The iPhone 11 has a 6.1 inch LCD screen, the same Liquid-Retina screen as last year. Other functions such as True Tone and Haptic Touch, as well as the screen resolution, remain the same.

The major new feature to look out for is the additional camera lens. The iPhone 11 namely has a dual camera which of course gives you more functions. One of the new functions is, for example, a Wide Angle Lens, which allows you to take wider pictures.

There is also a new night functionality that allows you to take better photos in the dark. Apple has also equipped its latest iPhone with a faster A13 bionic chip – the fastest CPU in a smartphone ever. But of course we did not expect anything else from Apple. The face id is also improved and you can keep the iPhone 11 up to 2 meters under water!
In terms of price, the iPhone 11 is en par with the iPhone XR.

· iPhone 11 64 GB: € 809
· iPhone 11 128 GB: € 859
· iPhone 11 256 GB: € 979

iPhone 11 PRO / PRO max
The iPhone 11 pro is available in 2 sizes: The iPhone 11 pro and Max. The pro comes in 4 colors; Black, Gold, Spacegrey and Midnight Green. The case is the same as the current iPhone X series, but I personally find this design even better as they have added a matte back to the iPhone pro. The iPhone pro comes with a lightening connector again, but with an 18-watt fast charger, equipped with a USB-C-to-lightening cable.

The iPhone 11 Pro is equipped with a new Super Retina XDR display and a specially designed Apple-designed OLED screen. This supports HDR playback for movies and other HD videos with a brightness of up to 1,200 nits. Just like with the iPhone 11, a faster A13 Bionic chip has also been added, and the battery also has a longer life of up to 4 hours.

Until now, Apple’s top models had two 12-megapixel cameras on the rear. In their new release Apple has added a third camera to both the iPhone 11 Pro and the iPhone 11 Pro Max. With the third camera you can take neater photos and also capture more images. A third lens also provides for better zooming options. Each of the three cameras can record 4K video with a wide dynamic range and video stabilization. You can zoom with any of the three cameras. Audio Zoom ensures that the audio of the video also appears to zoom in.

The prices of the iPhone 11 pro and max comes – not unexpectedly – with a more hefty price tag.

· iPhone 11 Pro 64GB: € 1159
· iPhone 11 Pro 256GB: € 1329
· iPhone 11 Pro 512GB: € 1599
· iPhone 11 Pro Max 64GB: € 1259
· iPhone 11 Pro Max 256GB: € 1429
· iPhone 11 Pro Max 512GB: € 1659

In general, these are the biggest changes with the new iPhone. A great new release to the iconic iPhone family. Having said that, Apple has many more great products, so take a look at our website for our latest offers and we are always there for questions!

iPhone XI or iPhone Pro?

The Day has finally come. Apple is going to reveal the long anticipated new iPhone. When everyone is still speculating on what the new features are going to be, the colours and the pricing, Apple’s CEO is already answering a few questions via twitter. But still much is open to guesswork as we are not even sure what the name of the iPhone is going to be. OMG we are so excited!

We can tell you about a few new features and specifications that have been confirmed. The new camera for example. Not only is it an amazing piece of design, but functionality wise Apple is once again exceeding expectations by adding three instead of two cameras on the back. That means your pictures will be sharper than ever. In the iPhone itself a lot of things have been upgraded and rumors have it the new iPhone will be available in a few more colours. As for the price, unconfirmed sources report it will be available for in and around € 1100 – a little bit more than an iPhone XS.

Well this is as much that we can tell you right now. But stay tuned – tomorrow we will come back with an update with all you need to know for the much anticipated launch of the iPhone 11!

12 Reasons We’ll Love the New iOS 12

Apple calls it the world’s most advanced mobile operating system — and no one is arguing. If you’ve got an iPad Air 1 or later, an iPad mini 2 or later, an iPhone 5s or later, or a sixth-generation iPod touch, you can update your iDevice when iOS 12 comes out. When iOS 12 releases, it will make both your iPhone and iPad experience faster, more responsive, and even more useful. Continue reading “12 Reasons We’ll Love the New iOS 12”