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iOS 12.2 with new Animoji and AirPlay 2 for smart TVs now available to download

Hit that update button because iOS 12.2 is here. Coinciding with this week’s release of the new iPad Air, iPad mini, and updated AirPods, Apple released iOS 12.2. Besides being a required update for the new AirPods to work, iOS 12. from https://mashable.com/article/how-to-install-ios-12-2-update-iphone-ipad-ipod-touch/https://mondrian.mashable.com/uploads%252Fcard%252Fimage%252F957085%252F80e25f7f-f7c0-46c1-97bf-139f8864d911.jpg%252F950x534__filters%253Aquality%252890%2529.jpg?signature=CZdQskBqVYlHV8UOS2vwLbwZF-Q=&source=https%3A%2F%2Fblueprint-api-production.s3.amazonaws.com

32 Pictures That Show How Terrifying It Was Being Trapped On The Viking Sky Cruise Ship

1. The Viking Sky was sailing off the Norwegian coast when it got caught in a “bomb cyclone” and three out of four of its engines blew out. 2. The cruise ship was stranded and 1,300 people were trapped on board. 3. It was, and this is an understatement, terrifying. 4. Terrifying. 5. from https://www.buzzfeed.com/mjs538/32-pictures-that-show-how-terrifying-it-was-being-trappedhttps://img.buzzfeed.com/buzzfeed-static/static/user_images/webdr05/2013/7/12/10/mjs538-19190-1373639876-2_large.jpg

Apple Card will make credit card fraud a lot more difficult

Apple’s new credit card has a curious security feature that will make it much more difficult to carry out credit card fraud. The aptly named Apple Card is a new credit card, built into your iPhone Wallet app, which the company says will help customers live a “healthier” financial lifestyle. from https://techcrunch.com/2019/03/25/apple-credit-card-fraud/https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/apple-card-final.jpg?w=640

Oprah will release two documentaries on Apple TV Plus to ‘heal our divisions’

Apple closed out the announcement of its new Apple TV Plus service with a surprise appearance from Oprah, who’ll be working on two documentaries for the upcoming streaming service: one called Toxic Labor about workplace harassment, and a second multi-part series focusing on mental health. from https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/25/18281188/oprah-apple-tv-plus-book-club-streaming-service-announcement-event-2019https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/63298397/lcimg_f26a9aae_2035_4201_82fb_ed5449d45ca3.0.jpg

Apple Pay for public transit coming to the US later this year

Apple announced today that Apple Pay will be coming to mass transit systems in major US cities later this year. Portland, Chicago and New York City will be the first to support the payment service, which will allow passengers to quickly pay fares with their phone. from https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/25/apple-pay-public-transit-us-portland-chicago-nyc/https://o.aolcdn.com/images/dims?quality=85&image_uri=https%3A%2F%2Fo.aolcdn.com%2Fimages%2Fdims%3Fcrop%3D6146%252C4097%252C0%252C0%26quality%3D85%26format%3Djpg%26resize%3D1600%252C1067%26image_uri%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fs.yimg.com%252Fos%252Fcreatr-images%252F2018-12%252F0610d2a0-0045-11e9-aff6-b63389089e5f%26client%3Da1acac3e1b3290917d92%26signature%3Ddde1fe5fe69e8d9974cf2daea3d06b1ae96cec5f&client=amp-blogside-v2&signature=ad3e6afa3bd0f49059e1bd8ed01a00a722082179

Apple’s redesigned TV app is coming to smart TVs and Macs

Apple has redesigned its TV app to make it easy to watch its new Channels, and it’s also coming to Mac and smart TVs soon. Follow all of the news news from Apple’s March event here! from https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/25/apple-redesigned-tv-app-channels-mac-smart-tvs/https://o.aolcdn.com/images/dims?quality=85&image_uri=https%3A%2F%2Fo.aolcdn.com%2Fimages%2Fdims%3Fcrop%3D1600%252C1066%252C0%252C0%26quality%3D85%26format%3Djpg%26resize%3D1600%252C1066%26image_uri%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fs.yimg.com%252Fos%252Fcreatr-uploaded-images%252F2019-03%252Fe2cfaa50-4f27-11e9-afc3-bc3b829c5ee5%26client%3Da1acac3e1b3290917d92%26signature%3Dc6fe4a0f93f149031acd05649ec93c4fd91df02f&client=amp-blogside-v2&signature=f38469e110fc6e22408571b1fc0c7ec1f5e0bda4

Apple’s new TV Plus app is coming to Roku and Fire TV, plus Samsung, LG and Sony TVs

Apple has announced its new TV streaming service today, but it won’t just be available on the company’s own devices. The service will also be coming to a range of smart TVs and streaming boxes, including TVs from Samsung, LG, Sony, and Vizio, and streaming services from Roku and Amazon. from https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/25/18280615/apple-tv-service-roku-vizio-sony-lg-samsung-compatibility-event-2019https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/63298258/Screen_Shot_2019_03_25_at_6.00.40_PM.0.png

Apple announces Apple Card credit card

At Apple’s “show time” services event today, it announced a new Apple Card credit card, promising to improve things about the credit card experience with simpler applications, no fees, lowering interest rates, and offering better rewards. from https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/25/18277417/apple-pay-credit-card-announcement-goldman-sachs-event-2019https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_asset/file/15985634/lcimg_a9595576_7dec_4d02_8303_da468c7fd352.jpg

Apple Arcade is a game subscription service for iOS, Mac and Apple TV

As part of its big push into subscription services today, Apple just announced Apple Arcade. From the sound of things, it’s going to be a “Netflix for games” that lets users pay a monthly rate to play as many different participating games as they want. from https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/25/apple-arcade-game-subscription-service-ios-mac-apple-tv/https://o.aolcdn.com/images/dims?quality=85&image_uri=https%3A%2F%2Fo.aolcdn.com%2Fimages%2Fdims%3Fcrop%3D1600%252C1066%252C0%252C0%26quality%3D85%26format%3Djpg%26resize%3D1600%252C1066%26image_uri%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fs.yimg.com%252Fos%252Fcreatr-uploaded-images%252F2019-03%252Fb4f74900-4f25-11e9-9c7a-daba2592647c%26client%3Da1acac3e1b3290917d92%26signature%3Df7227975ff7575f5f7981a0441a8a0a54037d2dc&client=amp-blogside-v2&signature=20da941119e40c241ec87bf037f9edec9606cf41