Why Are Apps Asking for Bluetooth Access in iOS 13?

Luke JohnsonTechnology

Why Are Apps Asking for Bluetooth Access in iOS 13? - VOiD Applications

This September has seen the release the iOS 13, which the iPadOS then followed with its release not long after. As part of iOS 13’s recent privacy and security improvements, apps will now need to ask for permission to access Bluetooth in iOS 13 & iPadOS devices. If they need or want to access Bluetooth on either your; iPhone, iPod or iPad, then this will be followed by notifications alerting you that third-party apps wish to use Bluetooth, some cases include permission for location access via Bluetooth also. Wi-Fi and … Read More

The Internet of Things (and What You Need to Know)

Luke JohnsonApps, Technology

Internet of Things and What You Need to Know - VOiD Applications

The practical definition of the Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of physical objects which can be accessed through the Internet. These objects contain various technology which is embedded within them, this allows interaction that can cross between the external and internal environment. These interactions which allow communication will help change how and where decisions are made, and the ability to make those decisions more efficiently. With IoT there is a potential to connect 10x as many sensors to the Internet than currently by 2020, this may range from … Read More

5G Capability on the Horizon, so What’s in Store?


5G Capability on the Horizon, so What's in Store - VOiD Applications

In September following an open competition, the West Midlands was selected as the UK’s first multi-city 5G testbed, trialing the technology ahead of its soon to be nationwide rollout. Hub stations will be created in Birmingham, Coventry and Wolverhampton. 5G may place Birmingham at the forefront of a digital revolution. With Birmingham playing an essential role of innovation and enterprise, the ‘Workshop of the World’ creates 70% of the inventions which are copyrighted in the UK. Enterprising in coding, digital gaming and software technologies. With such a rich heritage it … Read More

10 Years of iPhone

Jake RogersTechnology

It’s scary to think the first iPhone went on sale on 29th June 2007, 10 years ago. The phone that went on to change the landscape was originally announced on 9th January 2007 in San Francisco. Steve Jobs stepped onto the stage and presented the audience a new smartphone which was laughed off by companies such as Motorola, Nokia and Microsoft, for its daring plans to change the phone industry.

Apple WWDC 2017 Keynote

Jake RogersTechnology

WWDC is one of Apple’s flagship events in the calendar and we usually hear all about what to expect from the next iteration of iOS. This year we have been spoilt with new versions of iOS, macOS and the watchOS. Today we are going to look at what Apple announced and how it affects app users, developers and Apple hardware fans.