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UK parliament goes Apple, iOS 8.3 removes an inconvenience


All 650 members of the British parliament will get iPad Air 2 and MacBook Airs after the election (picture from the Daily Express).
All 650 members of the British parliament will get iPad Air 2 and MacBook Airs after the election (picture from the Express).

UK Parliament approves $1.5M plan to supply members with new iPad Air 2s, laptops — The UK’s House of Commons has decided to give each member of parliament a copy of Apple’s latest iPad Air 2, as well as a laptop, as part of a project that will cost taxpayers almost $1.49 million. iPads have already been used across the House since 2012.

iOS 8.3 allows users to turn off password requirement for free App Store downloads — Apple’s pre-release betas of iOS 8.3 include an option to disable password entry when downloading free applications from the App Store, removing a potential inconvenience for users.