The move was frankly expected in that Texture was a magazine subscription service when Apple acquired it, but Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman shed light on Apple’s specifics.
iHeartRadio announced Monday that its written editorial content is now available on Apple News. Current articles include celebrity gossips and news, music news, tips, sports, and more. There’s also a story about terrifyingly large giant boars doing some dumpster diving, as shown in the screenshot below. Yikes.
Apple News Notifications in iOS went bonkers Tuesday evening, with the same notification going out over and over again, and we have steps for disabling them.
iOS 11.3 for the iPhone and iPad is coming this spring and it’ll included the promised power management for worn out batteries feature, along with new Animoji characters, Health Records management, and more.
News publishers will be able to use their own ad tools, including Google’s Doubleclick.
Apple’s dedication to user privacy and experience means that these new Apple News features come with big caveats for publishers.
Politico reported that Apple brought on Lauren Kern, an experienced editor from New York Magazine.
When Apple News was first launched, iPhone users had the ability to block news sources. If you read a story you didn’t like, or just didn’t like a particular website, you could hide all of their stories from Apple News. But with the release of iOS 10.3, Apple slightly changed how Apple News worked. But it’s still possible to tweak your news feed, and Andrew Orr shows us how.