Tag: mobile apps

How Apple redesigned its Photos app around customization

My relationship with my iPhone’s Photos app is complicated. It’s both my trove of memories and my secret pile of shame. I have thousands of pictures from trips, outings and gatherings with loved ones, but thousands more of myself, food and random internet stuff (tweets, Reddit posts and crossword puzzle…

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My favorite iOS 18, iPadOS 18 and watchOS 11 features that flew under the radar at WWDC 2024

There was so much Apple had to cram into its WWDC 2024 keynote that some features were left out of the spotlight. Here at the company’s campus, I’ve had the chance to speak with various executives, as well as get deeper dives into iOS 18, iPadOS 18, Apple Intelligence, watchOS…

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BeReal, the buzziest app of 2022, has been bought by a mobile game publisher

Game publisher Voodoo (known for free-to-play mobile titles stuffed with ads) has bought the social platform BeReal (known for a scorching hot 15 minutes of fame in 2022) for €500 million. Although BeReal has fallen off the radar since its much-hyped peak, Voodoo says the app has grown to 40…

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Apple Intelligence AI, iOS 18 and the biggest announcements at WWDC 2024

Yesterday's Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote teased a lot of what users can expect this fall when big iOS, iPadOS, macOS and watchOS updates hit their devices. Changes coming include RCS support in Messages, a new Passwords app, a revamped Calculator app for iPhone and iPad and a bunch of…

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watchOS 11 lets you take a day off working out without losing your streak

Many of the new features coming to watchOS 11 are fitness-focused, with a new Training Load feature for the Activities app, pregnancy stats in Cycle Tracking and a brand new Vitals app. Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) on Monday showcased all the things we can expect when the operating system…

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iOS 18 embraces Apple Intelligence, deeper customization and a more useful Siri

WWDC is always where we learn about the year's biggest updates to Apple's operating systems. Given that the iPhone is Apple's most important product, it's no surprise that iOS takes up a major chunk of the attention each June. WWDC 2024 is no exception, as Apple had a ton of…

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