Following several months of delays, Netflix's ad-supported subscription tier can now be enjoyed in the tvOS Netflix app on Apple's set-top box.
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Apple testing Multiview picture-in-picture that supports four streams at once
The upcoming Multiview feature boosts Apple's picture-in-picture mode, and you'll especially like it when your favorite teams are playing at different times.
The Apple Watch no longer accidentally cancels your morning alarms during sleep
Apple has fixed a bug in watchOS that cancels all your morning alarms if you've accidentally covered the Apple Watch display in a Sleep focus mode.
“Hey Siri, start a screen recording” will do the trick in iOS 16.5
Use your voice to ask Siri to start and stop a screen-recording session on your iPhone or iPad hands-free without using the dedicated Control Center toggle.
Apple headset production delayed (again), casting doubt on WWDC unveiling
Production of Apple's headset has been pushed back due to hardware challenges, ecosystem problems, the economic downturn, and other factors.
Apple calls this year’s WWDC a “very special event”
WWDC 2023 will be running from June 5 to 9 as an online affair, with Apple calling it a “very special event.” There will also be an in-person event on opening day.
The Studio Display firmware 16.4 brings support for in-field recalibration
Studio Display firmware update 16.4 enables support for in-field recalibration using Apple's Pro Display Calibrator tool and an in-house radiospectrometer.
iOS 16.5 gives the Apple News sports section a dedicated tab
Browse sports news for the teams, leagues and athletes you follow through a new tab at the bottom of Apple’s News app on the iPhone, iPad and Mac.
Apple Pay Later hits US in prerelease mode, requires an invitation
The new pay-later service from Apple allows you to split purchases into four payments spread over six weeks with no interest and no fees.
iOS 16.4: Emergency SOS via satellite in Austria, Belgium and 4 other countries
Customers in Austria, Belgium and four other European countries can now use Apple's Emergency SOS via satellite feature as long as they've updated to iOS 16.4.
iOS 17 will have some new features but no tentpole ones as the focus is on fixing bugs
Apple will deliver some new features with iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, but the main focus will be fixing bugs and improving reliability and performance.
Install iOS 15.7.4, iPadOS 15.7.4, macOS Big Sur 11.7.5 and macOS Monterey 12.6.4 on your old devices to fix vulnerabilities
These bug-fix updates patch dozes of vulnerabilities on older iPhones, iPads and Macs, some of which have been exploited in the wild.