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ANZ Bank customers can now use eftpos instead of credit with Apple Pay

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Up until now using Apple Pay meant the customer was making a credit transaction but today eftpos announced a collaboration with Apple and the ANZ Bank to access their own money in real time. Now ANZ Bank customers can make mobile payments with Apple Pay using eftpos (electronic fund transfer at point of sale) and with all the same security measures and convenience. ANZ is …

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Fake Apple ID pop ups could steal your password and credit card details

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iPhone and iPad users could have their Apple account passwords and credit card details stolen with a fake login pop up that can easily be generated by a malicious iOS app. Developers have the ability to create this pop up that looks just like the official Apple sign-in method. This “phishing” attack – a method to lure users into volunteering their passwords by thinking it’s …

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Apple’s new iPhone 8 launched today – but the crowds stayed away

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Apple’s new iPhone 8 launched today – an event normally marked with long lines outside Apple stores – but the crowds stayed away.  At 6am, two hours before opening, at the Sydney Apple Store there was about 20 people in the line. Apple security cleared excess barricades about 90 minutes before the store opened because the large crowds anticipated didn’t turn up. In the past it wasn’t …

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How to install the new iOS 11 update for iPhone and iPad now

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Apple’s new iOS 11 software is now available for the iPhone and iPad and it brings with it numerous new features including augmented reality, powerful multitasking and a new voice for Siri. And for the first time, it’s the iPad that gets the lion’s share of the enhancements from the iOS 11 update. There are still plenty of features to enjoy with the iPhone but …

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Is Apple’s new iPhone X going to be worth the price

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Since Apple unveiled the all-new iPhone X at the launch event last week the focus has been as much on the price of the deice as it has been of the new features, design and the new technology onboard. At $1,579 (64GB) and $1,829 (256GB) – the iPhone X will not only be Apple’s most expensive phones but the most expensive phone on the market. …

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All the plans and pricing for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

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The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, which were unveiled earlier this week at Apple’s launch event, is now available for pre-order with Telstra, Optus, Vodafone and Virgin Mobile revealing their plans and pricing. The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus will go on sale on September 22. Telstra expects the most popular plans will be the iPhone 8 64GB for $99 a month with …

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Tech Guide takes a hands-on look at Apple’s new iPhone X

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Tech Guide went hands-on with the new iPhone X which was unveiled today at the Steve Jobs Theatre. This is the device that Apple says will lay the path for the future of the smartphone. The iPhone X follows the popular trend set by other manufacturers like Samsung and LG of devoting the entire front face of the device to the screen. And like these …

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X marks the spot as Apple unveils an ambitious new redesigned iPhone

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Apple has unveiled a radically redesigned and re-invented iPhone X – easily the company’s most ambitious iPhone since the life-changing device was introduced 10 years ago. Fittingly the iPhone X was revealed in the Steve Jobs Theatre at the new Apple Park campus – a venue named after the visionary Apple co-founder who stunned the world a decade ago when he introduced the product that …

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Apple Watch Series 3 unveiled with its own SIM card to handle your calls and messages

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Apple has introduced the latest version of its Apple Watch which now includes a built-in SIM card so it can connect to the 4G LTE network independently of your iPhone to access the internet and your apps. Apple Watch Series 3 has not had a major design change but still maintains its water-resistant construction and built-in GPS connectivity. But now, thanks to the onboard e-SIM, …

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Apple confirms iPhone launch event on September 12 at its new campus

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Apple has confirmed it will be holding a launch event on September 12 to unveil the new iPhone at the Steve Jobs Theatre which is inside the company’s new campus in Cupertino. The invitation sent out to media has the heading “Let’s meet at our place” and then reads: “Please join us for the first-ever event at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino”. The event …

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More pictures and videos of rumoured iPhone 8 and iPhone 7S Plus surface

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As we get closer to the release of Apple’s next iPhone, the leaks and rumours continue with new images and videos surfacing which reportedly show the iPhone 8 and iPhone 7S Plus. The latest information came from a noted mobile phone leaker who tweeted an image of what is allegedly the iPhone 8 in a protective case. Its appearance confirms the widely held rumours that …

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Is this the first look at Apple’s iPhone 8

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Is this the first look at parts of the rumoured iPhone 8? The device isn’t due until later this year but this image was reportedly obtained from a glass supplier in China. The image, which first appeared on reddit,  supports previous rumours and schematic diagram leaks which suggested the device’s size would be between the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus’s measurements. And despite being smaller than …

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What we can expect to see at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference

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Tech Guide has just arrived in San Jose where Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference is about to kick off and with no shortage of speculation about what will be revealed at the event. The opening keynote will begin at 10am June 5 (3am June 6 Sydney time) when Tim Cook takes the stage at the McEnery Convention Centre. Naturally, being a conference for developers, software …

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iPhone 8 cases already appearing months before it goes on sale

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The iPhone 8 is still months away from being released but that hasn’t stopped the many case manufacturers cranking out cases based on the many rumours and alleged leaked design schematics. iPhone 8 cases have already started appearing on Alibaba and some were purchased by Japanese website Mac Otakara and displayed in a series of images and videos. The cases appear to support the popular …

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Could this be an image of Apple’s next iPhone

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Apple’s next iPhone is one of the most eagerly awaited devices and a leaked design schematic has been uncovered reportedly reveals a number of new features and design changes. Noted leaker Sonny Dickson, a reliable source of rumours in the past, tweeted the render of what appears to be the back shell of the iPhone 8. It shows a vertical dual camera opening which would …

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