Latest Apple app news

Revolut now supports Apple Pay in the UK and 15 other European countries
Revolut now supports Apple Pay in the UK and 15 other European countries By Maggie Tillman

If you're an Apple device owner who uses Revolut, you may be happy hear to that the UK financial tech startup has added Apple Pay support.... Read more

What is Apple Screen Time and how does it work?
What is Apple Screen Time and how does it work? By Stuart Miles

Screen Time is a new feature in iOS 12, looking to address your digital health.... Read more

What is Siri and how does Siri work?
What is Siri and how does Siri work? By Britta O'Boyle

Our guide to Siri - Apple's voice-controlled personal assistant. Here's how it works and everything else you need to know.... Read more

Apple backtracks on bans for some parental control and usage-limiting apps
Apple backtracks on bans for some parental control and usage-limiting apps By Dan Grabham

Apple has backtracked on its policy of App Store removals for apps that limit the time spent on Apple devices - particularly parental control apps. The... Read more

iTunes isn't dead, it's just being replaced. Here's what it means for your devices, music and movies
iTunes isn't dead, it's just being replaced. Here's what it means for your devices, music and movies By Dan Grabham

Apple has announced iTunes is being replaced by three apps on the Mac. Apple Music, Podcasts and Apple TV.“Replaced” is the operative word.... Read more

Why Sign in with Apple will take Apple way beyond just hardware
Why Sign in with Apple will take Apple way beyond just hardware By Stuart Miles

The way we see Apple in the future will turn the company from being just a hardware manufacturer into a fully-fledged gatekeeper of privacy.... Read more

Dark Mode finally confirmed for iOS 13 - you can also swipe on the keyboard
Dark Mode finally confirmed for iOS 13 - you can also swipe on the keyboard By Rik Henderson

As previously rumoured, Apple has announced Dark Mode for iOS that transforms the visual appearance.... Read more

Apple might focus on kids' privacy next, with limits on ad tracking in apps
Apple might focus on kids' privacy next, with limits on ad tracking in apps By Maggie Tillman

Apple has been making a big privacy push in the last year, and it looks like it has no plans to stop that any time soon.... Read more

Apple's new Apple TV app and Music app for Mac revealed in leaked pics
Apple's new Apple TV app and Music app for Mac revealed in leaked pics By Maggie Tillman

Screenshot images of the Apple Music and Apple TV apps for MacOS 10.15 have leaked online. They look very similar to iTunes.... Read more

Leaked screens show iOS 13 dark mode is properly dark, not just grey
Leaked screens show iOS 13 dark mode is properly dark, not just grey By Rik Henderson

Leaked screenshots show that Apple will offer a very literal "Dark Mode", with jet black backgrounds.... Read more

You'll now be able to pay for Apple Music, App Store and iCloud with Apple Pay
You'll now be able to pay for Apple Music, App Store and iCloud with Apple Pay By Dan Grabham

Apple is making it even easier to pay for subscriptions to its services by introducing Apple Pay as an additional payment method.... Read more

Apple's TV app explained: How does it work and where is it available?
Apple's TV app explained: How does it work and where is it available? By Stuart Miles

Apple's TV app has undergone a new transformation as the company gears up to launch its subscription service later this year.Ahead of the new roll out... Read more

Ugh! Apple's 'new' Music app for Macs sounds an awful lot like iTunes
Ugh! Apple's 'new' Music app for Macs sounds an awful lot like iTunes By Maggie Tillman

Apple will supposedly separate iTunes in the upcoming MacOS 10.15 update, with new Music, Video, and Podcast apps, according to recent reports.... Read more

Apple responds to accusations that it deleted parental control iPhone apps
Apple responds to accusations that it deleted parental control iPhone apps By Rik Henderson

Apple has responded to accusations that it deleted several parental control applications from the iOS App Store because they compete with Screen Time.... Read more

So long iTunes! It looks like Apple is really going to split it up
So long iTunes! It looks like Apple is really going to split it up By Maggie Tillman

The much-hated media management software will reportedly be split up into separate Music, TV, and Podcasts apps with the next version of MacOS.... Read more

Apple agrees deal with UK government to open up iPhone NFC for Brexit app
Apple agrees deal with UK government to open up iPhone NFC for Brexit app By Rik Henderson

Apple will unlock the use of the iPhone's NFC chip for use with the EU Exit: ID Document Check app before the end of 2019.... Read more

iTunes on desktop being split into separate Music, Podcasts and TV apps?
iTunes on desktop being split into separate Music, Podcasts and TV apps? By Cam Bunton

According to a developer, Apple is planning to split-up its age-old iTunes app.... Read more

How to listen to Apple Music on Amazon Fire TV devices
How to listen to Apple Music on Amazon Fire TV devices By Maggie Tillman

Apple Music is now available on Amazon Fire TV devices.... Read more

Apple News+ subscription service: What's included and for how much?
Apple News+ subscription service: What's included and for how much? By Maggie Tillman

This should drastically cut back on the number of times you’re told you’ve read the maximum amount of free articles for a month, but it won’t stop it.... Read more

It's here! Apple launches Apple News+ magazine subscription service
It's here! Apple launches Apple News+ magazine subscription service By Maggie Tillman

Apple is bringing magazines to Apple News, with a new subscription service called Apple News+.... Read more

If you really, really want to watch the Apple 25 March event in an Apple Store you can
If you really, really want to watch the Apple 25 March event in an Apple Store you can By Rik Henderson

As well as stream the "It's show time" event online, Apple will show the event live in Apple Stores around the world.... Read more

Spotify vs Apple war of words heats up: "Every monopolist will suggest they have done nothing wrong"
Spotify vs Apple war of words heats up: "Every monopolist will suggest they have done nothing wrong" By Rik Henderson

Spotify now calls Apple a "monopolist" that is hurting competition and consumers.... Read more

Apple wants to merge iPhone, iPad, and Mac apps by 2021
Apple wants to merge iPhone, iPad, and Mac apps by 2021 By Maggie Tillman

App developers will be allowed to port their iPad apps to the Mac this year with an incoming SDK.... Read more

Apple might unveil its TV streaming service at star-studded 25 March event
Apple might unveil its TV streaming service at star-studded 25 March event By Maggie Tillman

Apple has been working on a TV streaming service for years, and now we know when it will finally launch, thanks to two new reports.... Read more

Apple will remove screen recording apps if they don't own up
Apple will remove screen recording apps if they don't own up By Rik Henderson

Apple has investigated claims that some iOS apps secretly record your screen as you use them.... Read more

Apple's TV streaming video service set to launch by mid-April 2019
Apple's TV streaming video service set to launch by mid-April 2019 By Maggie Tillman

If you haven't heard, Apple is working on a standalone streaming service with original content, and now we know it could launch this spring.... Read more

Apple's news and magazine subscription service spotted in iOS 12.2 beta
Apple's news and magazine subscription service spotted in iOS 12.2 beta By Maggie Tillman

Apple seems to be developing a new subscription service, according to a new finding. It's not a TV service, however. It's a... news service.... Read more

What is Apple Music and how does it work?
What is Apple Music and how does it work? By Maggie Tillman

Everything you need to know about Apple Music, including how much it costs, what it offers and how to use it.... Read more

New Year Playlist: Tips for making the ultimate streaming playlist using Spotify, Apple Music, and more
New Year Playlist: Tips for making the ultimate streaming playlist using Spotify, Apple Music, and more By Maggie Tillman

It's that time of year when rocking around the Christmas tree at the Christmas party has ended and we prepare for another bash to bring in the New Year.... Read more

65 funny things to ask Siri for a good giggle
65 funny things to ask Siri for a good giggle By Britta O'Boyle

If you have an iPhone, iPad or Apple Watch, you've probably met Siri, Apple's voice assistant. He is an interesting little fellow, sometimes useful, sometimes... Read more

Apple Business Chat: What is it and how does it work?
Apple Business Chat: What is it and how does it work? By Maggie Tillman

Apple has added major new feature to its Messages app.Last summer, a new section on Apple's Developer site popped up. It outlined an upcoming feature,... Read more

Waze navigation finally comes to Apple CarPlay for iOS 12 users
Waze navigation finally comes to Apple CarPlay for iOS 12 users By Maggie Tillman

Waze, the popular navigation app that Google owns, now supports CarPlay on devices running Apple's latest iOS update.... Read more

Apple buys music recognition app Shazam
Apple buys music recognition app Shazam By Rik Henderson

Apple's purchase of Shazam is complete. The Cupertino firm now officially owns one of the most popular apps for recognising music, TV shows, films and adverts.... Read more

What are Animoji? How to create and use Apple's animated emoji
What are Animoji? How to create and use Apple's animated emoji By Maggie Tillman

Apple's Animoji are custom, animated versions of popular emoji characters. Here's how to create and share them.... Read more

What is Jamf Now and how does it help you manage your Apple devices at work?
What is Jamf Now and how does it help you manage your Apple devices at work? By Pocket-lint Promotion

Check inventory, configure settings, deploy apps, and secure devices – from anywhere... Read more

Apple is rolling out an all-new Apple Maps with its own data
Apple is rolling out an all-new Apple Maps with its own data By Maggie Tillman

The company plans to introduce entirely overhauled mapping data in the US over the next year, with data that Apple collected itself.... Read more

Apple announces Google Maps and Waze integration into CarPlay
Apple announces Google Maps and Waze integration into CarPlay By Chris Hall

Apple took to the stage at WWDC - its 2018 developer conference - and introduced a wide-range of new features coming to iOS 12, the next version of its... Read more

Memoji: Apple does a Samsung in offering your own customisable animated avatar
Memoji: Apple does a Samsung in offering your own customisable animated avatar By Rik Henderson

Apple has announced a couple of new Animojis and some new features for messaging in iMessage. However, the biggest new feature is Memoji, the ability to... Read more

Apple announces iOS 12 with Measure, Screen Time, Memoji, and more
Apple announces iOS 12 with Measure, Screen Time, Memoji, and more By Maggie Tillman

Apple is in the middle of presenting its WWDC 2018 keynote, and it's just announced the next major version of iOS is called iOS 12.The company said iOS... Read more

Apple Music web player can now stream full songs for subscribers
Apple Music web player can now stream full songs for subscribers By Max Langridge

Apple has offered an embeddable widget for Apple Music for some time now. Artists have been able to use one on their websites to promote their latest single... Read more

Messages in iCloud explained: How it works and how to turn it on
Messages in iCloud explained: How it works and how to turn it on By Maggie Tillman

Apple's latest iOS update has finally brought iCloud support for iMessages, also called Messages in iCloud.When you set up Apple iCloud, you get 5GB of... Read more

How to turn off Find My iPhone and remove your device from it
How to turn off Find My iPhone and remove your device from it By Maggie Tillman

Not everyone is a fan of Find My iPhone.Apple's service makes it easy for you to track down your lost or stolen Apple device, but, for whatever reason,... Read more

How to blacklist news sources in Apple News on iOS devices
How to blacklist news sources in Apple News on iOS devices By Maggie Tillman

Apple's News app for iOS devices shows a tonne of publications by default, some of which you may hate.If you're like us and wish you could mute - or blacklist,... Read more

Steam Link arrives on Android as expected but is barred from iOS by Apple
Steam Link arrives on Android as expected but is barred from iOS by Apple By Rik Henderson

Valve has received an unexpected set-back in its games streaming plans. Earlier this month we wrote that it was to release Steam Link for Android and iOS,... Read more

How to download a copy of all the data Apple collects on you
How to download a copy of all the data Apple collects on you By Maggie Tillman

If you're anything like us at Pocket-lint, you're now super aware of the amount of data you give companies, like Apple.Whether it's granting full-on access... Read more

Apple might launch an Apple Pay-branded credit card early next year
Apple might launch an Apple Pay-branded credit card early next year By Elyse Betters

Apple could get into the financial business, according to a new report.The Cupertino-based company is reportedly in the process of releasing a credit card.... Read more

Apple could soon let you subscribe to video services via its TV app
Apple could soon let you subscribe to video services via its TV app By Elyse Betters

Apple is expected to add a new capability to its TV app this year.According to a new report from Bloomberg, Apple wants to copy Amazon by offering customers... Read more

All future iOS apps must support iPhone X's Super Retina display
All future iOS apps must support iPhone X's Super Retina display By Max Langridge

Apple has used its official app developer portal to announce that all future apps, whether new ones or updates, must use the iOS 11 SDK and must support... Read more

Apple Pay users have doubled over the last year
Apple Pay users have doubled over the last year By Dan Grabham

Financial results are boring, but Apple’s tend to reveal some really interesting facts about the company, the way it works and the high level of success... Read more

Apple has a UK silicon design team - and has opened its doors to inspire kids
Apple has a UK silicon design team - and has opened its doors to inspire kids By Dan Grabham

Apple invited a bunch of UK schoolchildren to meet its engineers – and so confirmed that it does have a UK-based team working on the chips that power... Read more

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