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Apple Is Getting Into Podcasting for Real

As part of its ever-expanding slate of services, Apple is betting on original podcasting with its newly announced daily news program, Apple News Today. Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Podcasts, Services, Apple News, Streaming Wars


Apple News Launches Daily Podcast, 20 Weekly ‘Audio Stories’ for Subscribers

Apple is expanding its news footprint into the podcast space. Launching for free is “Apple News Today,” a daily audio news briefing co-hosted by Apple News editors Shumita Basu and Duarte Geraldino covering “some of the most fascinating stories in the news — and how the world’s best journalists are covering them.” The “Apple News […]
Tags: Apple, News, Apple News, Duarte Geraldino, Shumita Basu, Apple News Launches Daily Podcast


Apple News adds new audio features, including a daily briefing, alongside expanded local coverage

Apple News is getting a significant upgrade. The news aggregation app, which ships preinstalled on Apple devices, is introducing several new features for readers and premium subscribers, including audio stories, a daily audio briefing called “Apple News Today,” and expanded local coverage. The audio briefing is somewhat of a competitor to Alexa’s Flash Briefing, which has become a popular way to catch up on the top news headlines. But in Apple’s case, the briefing is hosted by people, not a virt...
Tags: Apple, TC, Mobile, Apps, News, Media, San Francisco, Siri, Tech, Bloomberg, Canada, Idaho, New York Times, Kansas City, Globe, Wall Street Journal


Apple Releases macOS Catalina 10.15.6 With New Apple News Features and Fix for USB Issue

Apple today released macOS Catalina 10.15.6, the sixth official update to the ‌macOS Catalina‌ operating system that was released in October 2019. ‌macOS Catalina‌ 10.15.6 comes over a month after the launch of macOS Catalina 10.15.5 with Battery Health Management features. ‌‌macOS Catalina‌‌ 10.15.6 is a free update that can be downloaded from the Mac App Store using the Update feature in the System Preferences app. No new features were found in ‌macOS Catalina‌ 10.15.6 during the beta test...
Tags: Apple, New York City, San Francisco, MacBook Air, Hdr, Mac App Store, Apple News, Catalina, New York City More, Macos Catalina, Bay Area Los Angeles Houston, San Francisco the Bay Area Los Angeles Houston


Apple Releases iOS 13.6 With Car Key, Toggle to Turn Off Automatic Update Downloads, Audio Apple News+ Stories and More

Apple today released iOS and iPadOS 13.6, major updates that come more than a month after the launch of iOS and iPadOS 13.5.1. iOS and ‌iPadOS‌ 13.6 introduce new Health, Apple News, and software update features. The iOS and ‌iPadOS‌ 13.6 updates are available on all eligible devices over-the-air in the Settings app. To access the updates, go to Settings > General > Software Update. Apple has also released an iOS 12.4.8 update for older devices unable to run iOS 13. The software introduces ...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Digital, San Francisco, United States, Vpn, Nfc, Bmw, Apple News, Saskatchewan, Control Center, New York City More, Software Update Apple, Ios 13, Bay Area Los Angeles Houston, Wi Fi Calling Fixes


Apple Launches Audio Stories in Apple News, Adds Local News in Five Regions

As part of the iOS 13.6 and macOS 10.15.6 updates, Apple is introducing new features for Apple News and its Apple News+ subscription service, including audio stories. Audio stories include audio versions of the best stories from ‌Apple News‌, a daily audio news briefing created by ‌Apple News‌ editors, and curated local news collections launching in five cities and regions. ‌Apple News‌ editors plan to release about 20 audio stories per week across a wide range of interests, with the stories...
Tags: Apple, Featured, San Francisco, United States, Wall Street Journal, Apple News, Raleigh North Carolina, Miami Herald, News Observer, Lauren Kern, Ios 13, Apple News Adds Local News, Bay Area Houston Los Angeles New York


How to Use Widgets in iOS 14

In iOS 14, Apple made some dramatic changes to the Home Screen of iPhone. In particular, it introduced the concept of ‌Home Screen‌ widgets, which are similar to the ‌widgets‌ available on Android phones. Previously, use of ‌widgets‌ was limited to the Today View, which can be accessed by swiping from left to right on the ‌Home Screen‌. In ‌‌‌iOS 14‌‌‌, however, ‌widgets‌ got a design and functionality overhaul, and now any widget that's available in the Today View can also be added to the ‌H...
Tags: Apple, Siri, Widgets, Apple News, Ios 14, Siri zwnj, Widget Gallery


Brief’s mobile news app aims to tackle information overload and media bias

Brief, a newly launched news aggregator founded by former Google engineers, aims to tackle a number of problems with today’s news cycle, including information overload, burnout, media bias, and algorithms that prioritize engagement over news accuracy. Today, there are so many places to read the news and many aggregators on the market offer access to a near-infinite number of sources. Meanwhile, algorithms profile you to determine your leanings, then serve up more of the news that fits your world...
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iOS 14 Home Screen Changes: App Library, Widgets, Hiding Apps and More

Apple in iOS 14 redesigned the Home Screen for the first time in a long time, introducing an App Library that lets you hide apps, widgets that can be placed among apps, and more. This guide walks through all of the new Home Screen changes from widgets to the App Library, and includes how tos with walkthroughs on using all of the new features. Widgets Widgets have been available in the Today View, which can be accessed by swiping from left to right on the Home Screen, but in ‌iOS 14‌, widg...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Siri, Apple News, Ios 14, Mega Guides, Siri zwnj, App Library, Home Screen Apple, Siri Intelligence, Widget Gallery, App Library Along


Apple Seeds GM Betas of iOS and iPadOS 13.6 to Developers for Testing Purposes [Update: Public Beta Available]

Apple today seeded the final betas of upcoming iOS and iPadOS 13.6 updates to developers, a week and a half after seeding the third betas and over a month after releasing iOS/‌iPadOS‌ 13.5 with Exposure Notification API, Face ID updates, Group FaceTime changes, and more. iOS and ‌iPadOS‌ 13.6 can be downloaded from the Apple Developer Center or over the air once the proper developer profile has been installed. The iOS 13.6 update adds a toggle for customizing software updates, providing use...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Digital, San Francisco, United States, Vpn, Nfc, Bmw, Facetime, Apple News, Saskatchewan, Control Center, New York City More, Ios 13, Apple Seeds GM, Apple News Audio


Apple Seeds GM Betas of iOS and iPadOS 13.6 to Developers for Testing Purposes

Apple today seeded the final betas of upcoming iOS and iPadOS 13.6 updates to developers, a week and a half after seeding the third betas and over a month after releasing iOS/‌iPadOS‌ 13.5 with Exposure Notification API, Face ID updates, Group FaceTime changes, and more. iOS and ‌iPadOS‌ 13.6 can be downloaded from the Apple Developer Center or over the air once the proper developer profile has been installed. The iOS 13.6 update adds a toggle for customizing software updates, providing use...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Digital, San Francisco, United States, Vpn, Nfc, Bmw, Facetime, Apple News, Saskatchewan, Control Center, New York City More, Ios 13, Apple Seeds GM, Apple News Audio


Top Stories: iPhone 12 Rumors, Apple's A12Z-Based Mac mini, Leaked iMac, and More!

With WWDC now behind us, our attention this week largely turned back to rumors, led by increasing claims that Apple controversially won't be including a power adapter in the box with the iPhone 12. We also saw a few other iPhone 12 rumors, signs of an upcoming iMac update, and some more information on timing of updates for Apple's smaller iPads. The other big topic this week was Apple's Developer Transition Kit, a Mac mini equipped with the A12Z Bionic chip from the iPad Pro. App developers h...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Microsoft, Mac, Intel, Top Stories, New York Times, Rosetta, Brazil, Amd, Gpu, Wwdc, Apple News, Geekbench, Ming Chi Kuo, Kuo


The New York Times Ends Apple News Partnership and Pulls All Articles (mac rumors)

The New York Times today announced that it is pulling out of Apple News, as the service does not "align with its strategy of building direct relationships with paying readers." Starting today, articles from The New York Times will no longer show up in the ‌Apple News‌ app. The news site says that Apple has given it "little in the way of direct relationships with readers" and "little control over the business." Rather than allowing its articles on ‌Apple News‌, The New York Times wants to dr...
Tags: Apple, News, Washington Post, New York Times, The Times, Apple News, Juli Clover, New York Times The Washington Post, Apple News Apple, Meredith Kopit Levien, Wall Street Journal the Los Angeles Times, New York Times Ends Apple News Partnership, Apple News The New York Times, Condé Nast Apple News


Brand Moves for Tuesday June 30

Eighteen weeks ago, when the gravity of the situation became clear, we started daily reporting on how brands were dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. What’s now becoming clear is that the current climate is one of near-perpetual disruption. So we made the decision to keep on telling the stories of inspiring brand leadership and strategy amid the latest crises in an anxious world. Our goal remains the same: to provide an up-to-the-minute source of information, inspiration and insight on brand move...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, China, Advertising, Disney, Netflix, New York Times, Broadway, The Times, Edward Albee, Reddit, The New York Times, Donald Trump


The New York Times has quit Apple News

The New York Times has removed its content from Apple News. The Times' COO said in a memo that Apple News wasn't sending readers directly to The Times, and didn't allow the paper to control the presentation of its reporting. Apple News takes a 30% cut of any subscriptions made through its app. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The New York Times has walked away from Apple News. The paper announced on Monday, June 29, that it was ending its partnership with Apple, saying Appl...
Tags: Apple, Trends, New York Times, The Times, Times, Apple News, Kopit Levien, Apple News The Times COO, New York Times COO Meredith


New York Times Realizes Big Tech News Aggregation Like Apple News Actually Bad

The New York Times has announced it is ending a partnership with Apple’s news aggregator app, with the company citing a greater need for a more direct relationship with readers.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Newspapers, New York Times, Apple News


New York Times Ends Partnership With Apple News

The New York Times announced Monday it is stopping its partnership with Apple News, effective immediately.“The Times is one of the first media organizations to pull out of Apple News. The Times, which has made adding new subscribers a key business goal, said Apple had given it little in the way of direct relationships with readers and little control over the business. It said it hoped to instead drive readers directly to its own website and mobile app so that it could “fund quality journalism,” ...
Tags: Apple, Business, News, New York Times, The Times, Times, Mark Thompson, Apple News, Thompson, Reuters, Meredith Kopit Levien, Apple News The Times, New York Times Gains Record New Subscriptions, Q1The Times


The New York Times Removes Its Articles From Apple News

Today, the New York Times announced that it is ending its partnership with Apple News and removing its articles from the platform. Engadget reports: The issue seems to be that while other services, like Google News, send readers to publishers' websites, Apple News generally keeps readers in the app. Or, as NYT puts it, Apple's approach does not align with The Times' goal of building direct relationships with paying readers. "Core to a healthy model between The Times and the platforms is a dire...
Tags: Apple, Tech, New York Times, The Times, Google News, Apple News, Engadget, Meredith Kopit Levien The Times


The New York Times Ends Apple News Partnership and Pulls All Articles

The New York Times today announced that it is pulling out of Apple News, as the service does not "align with its strategy of building direct relationships with paying readers." Starting today, articles from The New York Times will no longer show up in the ‌Apple News‌ app. The news site says that Apple has given it "little in the way of direct relationships with readers" and "little control over the business." Rather than allowing its articles on ‌Apple News‌, The New York Times wants to driv...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Washington Post, New York Times, The Times, Apple News, New York Times The Washington Post, Meredith Kopit Levien, Wall Street Journal the Los Angeles Times, New York Times Ends Apple News Partnership


Apple Itunes and App Store Instant Win Game

Hello Steamy Kitchen Family!  We are launching an Apple Store Gift Card Instant Win Game! We are giving away TWENTY $10 Gift Cards to explore apps, books, TV shows, 60 million songs, and more. Cards can be used on the iTunes Store, the App Store and Apple Books, and towards subscriptions to Apple Music, Apple Arcade, Apple TV+ and Apple News+.      Put towards your favorite games, purchase books, your favorite songs and more! The options are endless within the iTunes store!   Important to n...
Tags: Apple, Anthropology, Gift Cards, Apple Itunes, Apple News, Instant Win, Steamy Kitchen Giveaways


Google will pay publishers in bid to compete with Apple News

The company wants more high-quality, premium news content
Tags: Google, News, Trends, Web, Google News, Apple News, News App


Google is launching an Apple News rival and has struck deals with publishers to pay for articles

Google will launch a news service that curates and licenses "high quality" journalism, the company announced on Thursday. It hasn't said when the new service will launch, but has already signed partnerships with publications in Germany, Brazil, and Australia. From what the company has said about the new service, it sounds a lot like Apple News. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Google announced on Thursday it will be launching a rival to Apple News. "Today, we are announcin...
Tags: Apple, Google, Australia, Trends, Spain, Sundar Pichai, Apple News, Bender, Germany Brazil, Brad Bender, Apple News Plus, Apple News Today


Apple News algorithms pick more celeb stories than human editors, study finds

Automated section of app took a third of its content from two sources: CNN and Fox NewsWhen algorithms replace humans in charge of editing news, they tend to select more stories about celebrities from a less diverse selection of publications, according to research.Jack Bandy and Nicholas Diakopoulos of Northwestern University in the US analysed Apple News over a two-month period from mid-March, collecting every headline published in two sections of the popular and influential news app: Top Stor...
Tags: Apple, Technology, Media, US, UK News, Newspapers & magazines, Newspapers, Cnn, Fox, Magazines, Digital Media, Computing, Apple News, Northwestern University, Jack Bandy, Nicholas Diakopoulos


Apple News algorithms pick more celeb stories than human editors, says study

The app’s robot curator chose a third of its content from just two sources: CNN and Fox NewsWhen algorithms replace humans in charge of editing news, they tend to select more stories about celebrities from a less diverse selection of publications, according to research.Jack Bandy and Nicholas Diakopoulos of Northwestern University in the United States analysed Apple News over a two-month period from mid-March, collecting every headline published in two sections of the popular and influential ne...
Tags: Apple, Technology, Media, UK News, Newspapers & magazines, Newspapers, Cnn, Fox, United States, Magazines, Digital Media, Computing, Apple News, Northwestern University, Jack Bandy, Nicholas Diakopoulos


iOS 13.6 Beta Saves Your Reading Position in Apple News Articles

The iOS 13.6 beta, which is currently in testing, introduces an Apple News feature that's designed to save your place in an article when you start reading something and then exit out of the article or the app. In iOS 13.5.1 and earlier, if you exit out of an article while reading it and then attempt to return to that same article later, the ‌Apple News‌ app automatically starts back at the beginning of the article. In iOS 13.6, it opens back up to the place that you left off so you don't nee...
Tags: Apple, Apple News, Ios 13


Top Stories: Tim Cook on George Floyd, iOS 13.5.5, Mini-LED iPad Rumors, Mac Tips and Tricks

In an alternate universe, this might have been WWDC week in San Jose, but with the conference being converted to an online event kicking off June 22, we've still got a few more weeks to go. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. This week's news in general was dominated by unrest following the death of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis, with prominent leaders and companies including Apple's Tim Cook sharing thoughts on the events and what they might...
Tags: Apple, Cook, Mac, Minneapolis, Apple TV, United States, Top Stories, Tim Cook, Mac Tips, San Jose, Apple News, MacRumors YouTube, Apple Stores, MacBook Pro Apple, Public Beta Testers Apple, MacRumors Newsletter Each


Code in iOS 13.5.5 Suggests Apple is Working on Services Bundle

Rumors have suggested Apple is working on a services bundle that will offer multiple Apple services like Apple TV+ and Apple Music for one flat monthly rate, and according to 9to5Mac, code found in iOS 13.5.5 seemingly confirms Apple's bundle plans. Files in iOS 13.5.5 reference a "bundle offer" and a "bundle subscription," and these files weren't in earlier versions of iOS. The files are said to be related to the "management system of Apple's own services subscriptions like Apple News+." Ap...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Bloomberg, Apple TV, Bundle, Apple Music, Apple News, Apple News Apple, Apple TV Plus, Suggests Apple, Apple Music Apple News Apple


Signs of Upcoming Audio Support for Apple News+ Found in iOS 13.5.5

Apple appears to be moving ahead with plans to provide Apple News+ users with an option to listen to audio stories of some news stories, according to details found in the iOS 13.5.5 beta. An ‌Apple News‌+ audio icon in the beta An icon depicting an ‌Apple News‌+ Audio feature is present in the beta, along with some related imagery. Apple is planning to offer a recap of the day's top stories, based on this wording found in the update: "Listen to a quick recap of today's top stories." An ic...
Tags: Apple, Apple News, Ios 13, Steve Moser


Apple Considering Offering Audio Versions of News+ Stories

Apple News+ may provide users with an option to listen to audio versions of some stories in the future, according to publishers who spoke with Digiday:Over the past several months, Apple has been asking the publishers participating in its year-old premium program for permission to produce audio versions of the stories distributed there, according to sources at four different publishers that have heard the pitch. Apple will handle production costs, and compensate publishers in the same way it co...
Tags: Apple, Tim Cook, Apple News, Digiday


Microsoft doesn't care if you buy the next-generation Xbox — and it's a brilliant strategy (MSFT, SNE)

This holiday season, both Microsoft and Sony are planning to launch next-generation game consoles: the Xbox Series X and the PlayStation 5, respectively. Though the two companies compete directly in the video game business, Microsoft is going in a new direction: Instead of focusing on the new Xbox console as a replacement for the current one, Microsoft has spent the last several years turning "Xbox" into a digital ecosystem. Whether you're playing on Xbox 360, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, on compu...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Trends, Netflix, Sony, Xbox, Nintendo, Aws, Business Insider, Apple News, Spencer, Forza Motorsport, Amazon Web Services AWS, Nintendo Wii



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