The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has today announced an investigation into the “duopoly” of Apple and Google on mobile ecosystems, just one day after a similar investigation was initiated in Japan. The CMA will be taking a closer look at Apple and Google’s “effective duopoly” on the supply of operating systems, including iOS […]

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Apple in iPadOS 15 has added the ability to access NTFS-formatted media from within the Files app. The additional support for the Windows-related format, first discovered by YouTuber Steven Fjordstrøm, is read-only, so like on macOS you can’t modify files stored on NTFS devices, but you can at least copy any data on them for […]

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Apple has published a new video to its official regional YouTube channels for European countries that focuses specifically on the new privacy features coming with iOS 15 and iPadOS 15. The video, simply titled “Privacy,” opens with CEO Tim Cook speaking to the camera and explaining Apple’s long-standing stance on the topic: At Apple, we […]

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For a while now, Apple has been running a promotion that offers a free one-year trial of Apple TV+ with any iPhone, iPad, Mac, or Apple Watch. That promotion ends on June 30, and Apple has today updated its website to show that from July 1 the included free trial shrinks to three months with […]

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Apple last month announced that the HomePod mini would be made available in several new countries in June. Now, less than a month later, the ‌HomePod mini‌ has officially launched in Austria, Ireland, and New Zealand. The ‌HomePod mini‌ is the follow-up to the original HomePod released in 2018. The full-sized ‌HomePod‌ failed to become […]

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In iOS 15 and iPadOS 15, you can enable anyone, even if they don’t have an Apple device, to join a FaceTime call with you by creating a link to a ‌FaceTime‌ conversation that can be shared anywhere. Using this new link facility, friends and family members who do not have an Apple account can […]

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When Apple last week launched Spatial Audio and Lossless Audio for Apple Music, it said that the new features would be “coming soon” to Android. Now, the company has released a new ‌Apple Music‌ beta for the rival mobile platform that brings support for both features. As per the changelog for the release, spotted by […]

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As expected, Apple Podcasts has officially rolled out Apple Podcast Subscriptions, offering content creators and podcasters an opportunity to receive support through monthly subscriptions from their fans and listeners. Apple announced the new service during its April event and ultimately had planned to launch it soon after. The company, however, then decided to delay its […]

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Popular iOS and Mac-based journaling app Day One has been acquired by Automattic, a company best known for running WordPress.com. News of the acquisition was announced today on the Day One blog. The Day One app will continue to be run separately, and Day One founder Paul Mayne will continue to lead the Day One […]

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Some M1 iMacs appear to have a manufacturing defect that causes the display to be mounted on the stand in a way that’s not perfectly aligned, leading to a crooked display. YouTuber iPhonedo over the weekend published a review of the ‌M1‌ iMac, and he found that his machine appeared to be tilted on one […]

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