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US iPhone App Store spending per user doubled between 2016 and 2019

03/26/2020, 12:03 pm

Even before the coronavirus outbreak placed us in self isolation, iPhone owners increased their App Store spending to an average of $100 per person in 2019, up 27% from 2018.


HomeKit-compatible heater, doorbell and smart plug to debut soon

03/25/2020, 08:03 pm

Apple this week updated its list of supported HomeKit devices to reflect the addition of three upcoming products including a smart doorbell, smart plug and smart heater.


Dell Mobile Connect lets iPhone users transfer files to Windows PCs

03/25/2020, 09:03 am

The newly available Dell Mobile Connect iOS app boasts new features that allow users to drag-and-drop files between a Windows PC and an iPhone, as well as get iOS notifications on a Windows desktop.


Google Podcasts app lands on iOS for the first time

03/25/2020, 09:03 am

Google Podcasts has made its way to the App Store, packed with brand new features to the service to help listeners find more of what they love.


App Store guidelines limit Stadia, GeForce Now, xCloud rollouts

03/25/2020, 08:03 am

Apple is facing increased scrutiny as Google's Stadia, Microsoft's xCloud, and Nvidia's GeForce Now are restricted or are barred entirely from reaching iPad and iPhone users.


How to use iCloud Drive Folder Sharing in iOS 13.4 and macOS 10.15.4

03/25/2020, 07:03 am

Apple has finally launched iCloud Drive Folder Sharing, so it's time to see if it's the Dropbox alternative it promised to be. Here's what you can do with it, and how to do it.


Apple's iOS 13.4 delivers 'Shared iPad' feature to enterprise users

03/24/2020, 11:03 pm

Apple with the release of iPadOS 13.4 and macOS 10.15.4 Catalina on Tuesday rolled out a handful of new enterprise tools that make its products more at home in the workplace, including hardware sharing features previously available to educational institutions.


Apple launches ARKit 3.5 with new iPad Pro LiDAR features

03/24/2020, 04:03 pm

Apple on Tuesday announced a new incremental update to the ARKit augmented reality platform that will let users and developers take advantage of the new LiDAR sensor on 2020 iPad Pros.


Updates for older iPhones & iPads, third-gen Apple TV released

03/24/2020, 01:03 pm

Alongside the updates to Apple's current operating systems, updates for some older versions were also released, with owners of earlier models of the Apple TV, Apple Watch, iPhone, and iPad able to install iOS 12.4.6 and updated Apple TV Software, while security updates have also been issued for macOS High Sierra and Mojave


Everything new in iPadOS & iOS 13.4

03/24/2020, 01:03 pm

Apple has officially released iOS 13.4 which brings a huge array of new features to uses as well as a few enhancements for developers. Now that it is available to download, let's take a look at what you can expect with the newest update for iPhone and iPad.


Apple releases iOS 13.4, iPadOS 13.4, watchOS 6.2, tvOS 13.4, macOS 10.15.4

03/24/2020, 01:03 pm

Apple has released iOS 13.4, iPadOS 13.4, tvOS 13.4, macOS 10.15.4 and watchOS 6.2 to the public, with the operating system updates introducing support for the Powerbeats 4 earphones along with a collection of bug fixes and improvements.


App Store rolls out universal purchase support for Mac apps

03/23/2020, 10:03 pm

Apple on Monday activated a new App Store feature that allows developers to include macOS versions of their apps as a universal purchase alongside iOS, iPadOS, watchOS and tvOS iterations.


iOS 14 code hints BMW could be first to use Apple's 'CarKey' API, report says

03/23/2020, 09:03 pm

Code snippets purportedly discovered in Apple's next-generation iOS operating system suggest BMW will integrate the tech giant's "CarKey" API, an NFC-based keyless entry system that swaps out physical key fobs for an iPhone.


Apple offers 10% bonus when you add funds to Apple IDs

03/23/2020, 12:03 pm

Apple is giving iPhone and iPad users in self-isolation a way to save money on App Store and other Apple ecosystem purchases, by offering a 10% bonus when customers add funds to their Apple ID.


Find My app in iOS 14 may gain missing person alerts and AR views

03/23/2020, 10:03 am

Apple's Find My app may add an augmented reality mode in iOS 14 to help locate misplaced items a code leak suggests, as well as new alerts that will inform users when a person fails to arrive at a destination.


Best iOS board game replacements to get during the coronavirus quarantine

03/23/2020, 08:03 am

There may be some idle moments coming, if you're put on a coronavirus lockdown -- or your kids' schools are closed. There are a ton of board game conversions on iOS and iPadOS, and here are a few of our favorites.


Apple's Siri can help triage users who ask about new coronavirus

03/22/2020, 12:03 am

Apple this weekend updated its Siri voice assistant with information and assets designed to triage users who believe they are suffering from COVID-19.


Apple warns support teams of iOS 13 Personal Hotspot issues

03/21/2020, 02:03 pm

Apple has notified its Apple Authorized Service Providers of an issue in iOS 13 and iPadOS 13's Personal Hotspot, one that may cause some users to bring their iPhones and iPads in for repair due to connection failures.


New iPad Pro, MacBook Air, iPadOS 13.4, and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

03/20/2020, 08:03 am

New models of iPad Pro, Magic Keyboard with Trackpad, iPadOS 13.4, new MacBook Air, and how to choose between all the new hardware for your next Apple purchase on the AppleInsider podcast.


Apple releases sixth betas of macOS 10.15.4, iOS 13.4, iPadOS 13.4, watchOS 6.2, & tvOS 13.4

03/18/2020, 01:03 pm

Apple has released its sixth round of developer betas, releasing new builds for testing of macOS 10.15.4, iOS 13.4, iPadOS 13.4, and watchOS 6.2, plus what it is now calling a gold master seed for tvOS 13.4.