This week on the AppleInsider podcast, the debate about App Store pricing and policies has fired up again, a new iMac icon found in an unreleased version of iOS 14, and our hosts list their feature wishlist for the next version of iPadOS.
Apple SVP of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller in an interview this week said the company has no plans to walk back scrutiny of Basecamp's Hey email app, noting the software must comply with all App Store guidelines in order to be offered on the storefront.
Facebook is quietly testing out a feature for its Messenger app to authenticate users via Face ID or Touch ID, a feature that may help keep accounts secure and private, even if the user lends their iPhone to someone else.
This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, your hosts discuss Apple's possible move to ARM and possibly a redesigned iMac at WWDC. Plus, we have our own wishlist for Apple's event, and the removal of podcast app Pocket Casts in China.
Apple on Wednesday removed popular podcasting app Pocket Casts from the Chinese App Store, with developers of the platform claiming the takedown was initiated by the government's cyber watchdog agency.
Two major changes to iOS 13.6 and iPadOS 13.6 include a new Settings toggle to allow the device to automatically download an iOS or iPadOS software update, and a big addition of symptoms to the Health app.
Apple has moved on to its second round of the current beta-testing cycle with developers now able to try out new and renamed builds of iOS 13.6 and iPadOS 13.6, along with tvOS 13.4.8 and macOS 10.15.6 which retains their version numbers.
A possible Services bundle for Apple, iOS 14 feature rumors, how Apple's AR glasses could make watching sports more interactive, plus how Tim Cook has contributed to the debate about racism and injustice, on the AppleInsider Podcast.
The Apple Research app has been updated, with it now including a new "Speech in Noise" test for the Apple Hearing Study along with a survey for the Apple Heart & Movement Study to examine the effects of COVID-19.