Latest Apple app news

Apple announces special December event for its favourite apps and games
Apple announces special December event for its favourite apps and games By Maggie Tillman

Apple has invited the media to an event in New York City on 2 December to highlight its favourite apps and games of 2019. It’s unclear if Apple will announce anything other than recognise apps and games. The invitation also gives no indication if the event will be broadcast.... 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

Apple might bundle TV+, Music, and News+ into one subscription in 2020
Apple might bundle TV+, Music, and News+ into one subscription in 2020 By Maggie Tillman

Long before Apple introduced Apple News+ and Apple TV+, there were rumours that the company might bundle its paid services together. Now, a new report from Bloomberg has suggested Apple is considering this move again, and that a bundle offering could be available by next year.... Read more

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

There are a few questions you can ask Apple's Siri that will trigger some hilarious responses. Here are some of the best.... 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 is its hub for movies and TV, including the new Apple TV+ service... Read more

Apple iMessage tips and tricks: Master iMessage on iPhone, iPad, Mac and iPod
Apple iMessage tips and tricks: Master iMessage on iPhone, iPad, Mac and iPod By Britta O'Boyle

Here are our best iMessage tips and tricks to help you get the most out of Apple's Messages app.... Read more

Apple Photos tips and tricks: Storing, editing and sharing your iPhone photos
Apple Photos tips and tricks: Storing, editing and sharing your iPhone photos By Britta O'Boyle

This feature guides you through how to get the most out of the Apple Photos on your iPhone, including all the tips and tricks we have found.... Read more

Where has Find My Friends gone in iOS 13 and how do I track my friends?
Where has Find My Friends gone in iOS 13 and how do I track my friends? By Britta O'Boyle

Here's what's happened to the Find My Friends app and what you now have to do to track your friends in iOS 13.... Read more

Apple's new Sleep app with sleep tracking for Apple Watch users spotted in leak
Apple's new Sleep app with sleep tracking for Apple Watch users spotted in leak By Maggie Tillman

It looks like Apple Watch might actually get that new Sleep app, which originally leaked last month but never materialised.... Read more

Apple release dates: When are macOS Catalina, iOS 13, iPad OS, Arcade and TV+ coming to your devices?
Apple release dates: When are macOS Catalina, iOS 13, iPad OS, Arcade and TV+ coming to your devices? By Dan Grabham

Apple has announced a bunch of software and services recently. But when are they all available?... Read more

Apple News+ subscription service launches in the UK for £9.99 per month
Apple News+ subscription service launches in the UK for £9.99 per month By Maggie Tillman

Apple has launched Apple News+ in the UK for £9.99 per month. The service has also gone live in Australia.... 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

Apple Music finally comes to the web! Try the new beta site now
Apple Music finally comes to the web! Try the new beta site now By Maggie Tillman

Apple has launched a dedicated website for Apple Music. It is available now to all Apple Music users, though it's still in beta.... 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

Apple's Screen Time looks to address your digital health. Here's everything you need to know.... 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

What is Apple Music Family, how much is it and what does it offer?
What is Apple Music Family, how much is it and what does it offer? By Britta O'Boyle

This is everything you need to know about the Apple Music Family subscription, from how much it costs to what it offers and where it is available.... Read more

How do I turn off in-app purchases for iPhone, iPad and Android?
How do I turn off in-app purchases for iPhone, iPad and Android? By Cam Bunton

If you're worried about large bills running up on your credit card due to in-app purchases, here's how to switch them off.... Read more

Apple Digital Masters want to help you stream studio quality audio
Apple Digital Masters want to help you stream studio quality audio By Chris Hall

One of the big criticisms of music services is quality - especially for those who want to listen on quality Hi-Fi equipment... Read more

Guided Access 'child mode' on iPhone and iPad: What is it and how do you use it?
Guided Access 'child mode' on iPhone and iPad: What is it and how do you use it? By Britta O'Boyle

Apple's Guided Access allows you to lock your iPhone or iPad into a single app and control which features are available per app. Here's how to use it.... Read more

iMessage apps: Which should you download and how to install them?
iMessage apps: Which should you download and how to install them? By Britta O'Boyle

Here is how to access, download and install iMessage apps, along with the best ones to download.... Read more

Apple is suspending Siri quality control due to recent privacy concerns
Apple is suspending Siri quality control due to recent privacy concerns By Adrian Willings

It was recently revealed that real people were listening to Siri queries and were hearing a lot more than they should have been. Apple is now making changes.... Read more

Apple Health app and HealthKit: What are they and how do they work?
Apple Health app and HealthKit: What are they and how do they work? By Britta O'Boyle

This is an introduction to Apple Health with some tips and tricks to help you get the most out of Apple's fitness and health app.... Read more

Apple previews new emoji ahead of World Emoji Day
Apple previews new emoji ahead of World Emoji Day By Maggie Tillman

230 new emoji designs coming this year... Read more

Remember Apple's Texas Hold'em app? It's back with new visuals, features
Remember Apple's Texas Hold'em app? It's back with new visuals, features By Maggie Tillman

Apple has updated one of its most classic apps, but the reason is odd, to say the least.... Read more

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

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

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

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

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

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