iOS 15

Apple’s image cutout feature in iOS 16 is the most fun thing to come out of WWDC 2022

Out of all features Apple announced at its Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) last week, a new addition to Apple’s Visual Lookup system — a feature where you can “pick up” an ob

Finally, Apple’s iPad has a default weather app

Hell hath frozen over, apparently. Today, Apple addressed a longtime user complaint about the iPad with news that the device will finally get its own default weather app — some 12 years after th

Apple makes it easier to use parental controls and Screen Time with iOS 16

Apple is updating its set of features aimed at families with the release of iOS 16, due out later this year. The company says it will now make it easier for parents to set up Apple devices with age-ap

Apple revamps the Lock Screen in iOS 16 with widgets, real-time info, and other personalization features

Apple is giving the iPhone’s Lock screen a big makeover in iOS 16. At Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference, the company introduced its plans for a more personalized Lock Screen that user

PSA: Apple’s new rules let apps raise subscription prices automatically

Surely, this won’t be abused? Alongside the launch of the iOS 15.5 update, Apple introduced a new set of rules to govern auto-renewing subscriptions on the App Store. Now, instead of asking user

Apple Podcasts gains storage clean-up tools, support for annual subscriptions and a new distribution system

As the battle for podcaster talent and distribution heats up among providers, Apple this morning announced the launch of several new features for its Apple Podcasts service, arriving alongside the lat

iPhone users complain Apple Music is installing itself to the dock, booting out their other apps

An Apple Music bug is perplexing some iPhone owners. According to various reports, the Apple Music iOS app is installing itself directly to the iPhone’s dock when downloaded, instead of to the p

YouTube tweets iOS 15+ users will get picture-in-picture feature ‘in a matter of days’ [Update: YouTube clarifies]

YouTube has been slower than most to test its picture-in-picture support for iOS; however, according to a tweet, it will be coming to the service in a “matter of days.” [Update: After prom

Hulu’s app gains Apple SharePlay support and new Live TV features

Hulu’s streaming app is the latest to add support for Apple’s SharePlay — Apple’s newer system that allows users to co-watch content, like streaming movies or shows, over FaceT

Arizona becomes first state to offer driver’s license and state ID in Apple Wallet

Apple today announced that Arizona will become the first U.S. state to offer residents the ability to digitally store their driver’s license or state ID in Apple’s Wallet app. The company

ESPN’s app gets SharePlay support for co-viewing live sports over FaceTime

A few months after making the feature available to Disney+ users, Disney is now rolling out Apple’s SharePlay co-viewing experience for FaceTime to its ESPN app’s users. The feature will a

Siri gains a new gender-neutral voice option in latest iOS update

Apple has developed a new Siri voice, now available in the beta versions of its iOS 15.4 software, that doesn’t sound obviously male or female. The decision to introduce a gender-neutral voice i

Apple releases iOS 15.2.1 to patch iPhones and iPads against HomeKit flaw

Apple has fixed a security vulnerability in iOS and iPadOS that could be exploited via HomeKit to launch persistent denial of service (DoS) attacks. The technology giant released iOS 15.2.1 and iPadO

Disney+ rolls out support for Apple’s SharePlay co-viewing experience over FaceTime

Disney+ is the latest streaming app to add support for Apple’s SharePlay, the iOS 15 feature that offers a co-viewing experience over FaceTime video calls on iPhone, iPad, Mac or Apple TV device

Apple quietly pulls references to its CSAM detection tech after privacy fears

Apple has quietly removed from its website all references to its child sexual abuse scanning feature, months after announcing that the new technology would be baked into iOS 15 and macOS Monterey. Bac

Apple launches its Siri-only Apple Music Voice Plan with iOS 15.2

Apple is now rolling out access to its new, lower-cost Apple Music Voice plan, first introduced this fall at the company’s hardware event. The new service, designed largely for use with HomePod

iOS 15.2 includes Apple’s new safety feature for kids in Messages

Apple has released the second developer beta of iOS 15.2, which includes support for its new communication safety feature in Messages. The feature was announced earlier this year, alongside the compan

Should your company be using a flexible pricing model?

It's fair to say that this week's top story is located at the crossroads of growth marketing and software development.

Make the most of iOS 15’s updates to the App Store

With iOS 15.0's new updates come new opportunities for developers, giving them more freedom and opportunity to test and market their work across this OS.

Apple’s App Privacy Report launches into beta to show you what your apps are up to

Apple has now launched a beta version of its “App Privacy Report,” a new feature that aims to provide iOS users with details about how often their everyday apps are requesting access to se
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