Apple this week flipped the switch on live sports and news sections in its TV app for Canadian iPhone, iPad and Apple TV owners, granting users access to coverage of the FIFA World Cup and other popular programming.
Apple has shipped the second developer betas of iOS 11.4.1, tvOS 11.4.1, and macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 for testing, with the new batch arriving roughly two weeks after the first betas were released, and following after betas for future milestone releases were provided to developers at WWDC 2018
Apple has started up its beta testing program for another cycle, providing the first developer betas for iOS 11.4.1, watchOS 4.3.2, and tvOS 11.4.1 one day after the public release of the current versions of the operating systems.
Apple has released its fifth developer betas of iOS 11.4, macOS 10.13.5, tvOS 11.4, and watchOS 4.3.1, with this third batch of betas seeded since the start of May indicating the operating systems are getting closer to a full release.
Apple has released its sixth developer beta of tvOS 11.3, released just over a week after the fifth developer beta, and is likely to be the last beta of the Apple TV software before a full public release.
Following a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., gun control activists are calling for a 24-hour boycott of Apple and Amazon as the two companies host the National Rifle Association's NRAtv channel on their respective platforms.
Apple has made it easier for developers to show off their app in App Store listings for the iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and Apple Watch, by increasing the maximum number of screenshots that can be included in a product page to 10 images per device.
As promised, Apple on Monday released revisions to iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS with a fix for a bug that crashes devices running earlier operating system iterations when an Indian language character is received by certain messaging apps.
Apple on Thursday updated its TV app for iOS and tvOS with a live news section, making good on promises last year to deliver live streaming content from a variety of network news channels to the cord-cutting app.
Following the release of the first tvOS 11.3 beta to developers on Wednesday, Apple a day later issued a similar beta build of the streaming device operating system to public beta program members for testing.