R.I.P IPOD. Apple has discontinued the iPod Touch the last Apple product to carry the iPod name. The classic iPod was discontinued in September 2014, and the smaller iPod Touch and Shuffle models in July 2017, leaving the iPhone-without-the-phone iPod Touch which was last updated three years ago.

Adding Custom Import File Types

I needed to import an OPML (Outline Processor Markup Language) file from with-in an iOS app. The OPML format is a XML format used for storing outlines but is also commonly used to share lists of subscriptions between RSS feed readers and podcast players.

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iPad Pro 12.9" Unboxing

My new iPad Pro 12.9” just arrived along with the new Keyboard Folio case, so here are a few pictures of them in their boxes. I’ll post some side-by-side shots with the old one, along with some first impressions once I’ve had a chance to set it up and play with it for a bit.

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New AirPods on the Horizon

It looks line new AirPods could near to being released. According to reports two new models of AirPods have been certified by the Bluetooth SIG (Special Interest Group) which they need to have before being released.

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watchOS 5.1.1 Update Available

Apple have release watchOS 5.1.1 update after pulling the watchOS 5.1 update released last week due to some Series 4 appleWatches were bricked whilst installing the update. I think I’ll still wait until tomorrow to update mine just in case.


Live Listening with AirPods and iOS 12

MacRumors have an article on how to setup Live Listen with AirPods. Live Listen has been in iOS since 2014 and allows your iOS device to be used as microphone for compatible hearing aids but with iOS 12 the feature works with AirPods as well.

Whilst this might not seem that useful if you’re not hard of hearing, but as long as your AirPods are connected to your iPhone you can listening in to whatever is going on where your iPhone is.