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Topic: Apple News

Apple News, Stocks, Home getting a Catalyst upgrade in macOS Catalina

06/19/2019, 02:06 pm

Apple is planning to upgrade News, Stocks, Voice Memos and Home -- the first four apps converted from iOS to macOS under Marzipan, now known as Project Catalyst, software head Craig Federighi said on Wednesday.

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Editorial: Axios used old 'embarrassing' IDC data to craft three Apple clickbaits in one day

06/19/2019, 11:06 am

In a perfect demonstration of how writers seeking to advance a narrative can take a molehill of flawed data and create a mountain of fearsome clickbait, Axios just dug up IDC's "embarrassing" smartphone data from the March quarter in an effort to portray Apple as doomed.

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Improvements to Apple News in iOS 12.3 & macOS 10.14.5 are just the beginning

05/21/2019, 09:05 am

Apple is now highlighting new features that allow publishers to put content in front of willing subscribers with more ease, and the company also says that hundreds of people are working away to make the service even better.

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Musician Jimmy Destri about iTunes, Spotify, Facebook, and Steve Jobs, on the AppleInsider Podcast

05/10/2019, 09:05 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William is off, and Jimmy Destri of the band Blondie joins Victor to talk about iTunes, Facebook's responsibility, Apple News, Apple Car, and Steve Jobs stories.

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The truth about what's actually good and bad about Apple News+

05/02/2019, 09:05 am

It's been hugely hyped and roundly criticized, but after more than a month's intensive use, Apple News+ has proved to have very specific good and bad features. Before you sign up, or before you cancel, here's a true Pro/Con list for Apple News+.

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Some publishers claim Apple 'playing favorites' with Apple News+

04/15/2019, 05:04 pm

Apple News+ is apparently experiencing growing pains, as a handful of smaller publications speak out about problems with the month-old service including access to platform-specific design templates and poor communication from Apple.

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Apple allegedly paid $485M to acquire Texture, the core of Apple News+

04/10/2019, 01:04 pm

Apple paid at least $485 million to acquire Texture, the digital magazine subscription service it acquired in early 2018 and absorbed into Apple News, it has been alleged, with the size of the purchase indicating how much the iPhone maker valued the service's technology and potential.

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Apple News+ wrangled more than 200,000 subscriptions in first 48 hours, report says

04/02/2019, 05:04 pm

While Apple has yet to reveal numbers for last week's Apple News+ launch, a report on Tuesday claims the service saw more than 200,000 people sign up for a trial subscription in its first 48 hours of availability.

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Eddy Cue repeatedly visited Washington Post, New York Times in failed Apple News+ bid

04/01/2019, 02:04 pm

Apple was adamant about securing the New York Times and Washington Post for Apple News+, and put intense pressure on the heads of both papers, according to a behind-the-scenes telling.

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Texture app shutting down on May 28 in wake of Apple News+ launch

03/29/2019, 12:03 pm

Following the launch of its Apple News+ magazine subscription service, Apple is preparing to close down the standalone version of Texture for all users at the end of May, with the notice of closure urging customers to try out the new Apple News subscription instead.

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Apple services chief Peter Stern described as well-liked, but not interested in solving media industry woes

03/26/2019, 10:03 pm

Apple vice president Peter Stern, who is in charge of rounding up partners for products like Apple News+ and Apple TV+, is reportedly well liked and -- much to the chagrin of media executives -- operates in the best interests of Apple, not publishers.

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Hands on with Apple News+ -- Is it worth the monthly fee?

03/26/2019, 01:03 pm

AppleInsider takes you in-depth with the new Apple News+ subscription service to show you how works with both free and paid content on the iPhone, iPad, or Mac-- and whether or not it is worth subscribing to.

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Apple Card, Apple News+, Apple Arcade, and Apple TV+ on the AppleInsider Podcast

03/26/2019, 11:03 am

On this special episode of the AppleInsider Podcast, Daniel Eran Dilger joins us from Cupertino to talk about the announcements made at Apple's Services-centric March 25th event, where Apple News+, Apple Card, Apple Arcade, and Apple TV+ were all on display.

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Random Apple News+ crash issue fixed by Apple [u]

03/26/2019, 09:03 am

Less than a day after launch, and following a wide rollout of iOS 12.2 and macOS 10.14.4, some Apple News users and Apple News+ subscribers were seeing some crashes at launch on Tuesday morning, which now appears to have been fixed server-side.

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Apple's services bonanza 'sizzle, but little steak' at launch, needs more details says analysts

03/26/2019, 08:03 am

Analysts have started to issue their verdict on Monday's Apple event, with JP Morgan and Cowen believing the new offerings are generally a positive thing for the iPhone maker's Services business, but at the same time suggesting Apple could have gone a lot further in detailing what to expect with Apple TV+.

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The Wall Street Journal bets Apple News partnership will lead to new subscribers, not cannibalization [u]

03/25/2019, 05:03 pm

Apple on Monday officially announced Apple News+ and with it an important launch partner in The Wall Street Journal, one of only major two publications to sign on to the new Apple News subscription tier.

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Apple is rolling out these 40 new features and changes in iOS 12.2 for iPhone & iPad

03/25/2019, 03:03 pm

Now that Apple has rolled out iOS 12.2 for iPhone and iPad, AppleInsider breaks down over 40 features and changes that are included in the new OS update.

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Apple running supposed 'livestream' ahead of March 25's press event

03/24/2019, 07:03 pm

Drumming up publicity for Monday's press event, which starts at 10 a.m. Pacific, Apple is already running a purported "livestream" from the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park, usually showing little more than a empty stage.

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Apple's video service could sell networks like HBO & Showtime for $9.99 each

03/24/2019, 06:03 pm

Apple's "TV" app -- the locus of the video platform set to be announced on Monday -- may sell subscriptions to outside services like HBO and Showtime at a cost of $9.99 apiece, a report suggested on Sunday.

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Apple may reveal a plan for iPhone & iPad game subscriptions at the March 25 event

03/23/2019, 09:03 am

Apple's March 25 "its show time" event is expected to be largely focused on Services, with a new report claiming that the company may debut a subscription service for paid iPhone and iPad games during the presentation as well.

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