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How to open Apple News+ links on the web instead of in ‌the News‌ app

Tim Cook and Gavin Newson

iOS 14, iPadOS 14 and macOS Big Sur intercept traffic from websites, with Safari opening Apple News+ links in the News app. As a result, Apple News+ subscribers avoid paywalls on the web. Thankfully, you can change that behavior at will. This tutorial will show you how to have the links to stories included in your Apple News+ subscription open on the web instead of in News.

How to customize the Apple News app on your Mac

News App on Mac iDB Channel

If the News app on your Mac has grown on you and you now use it to check out top headlines and your favorite channels each day, then why not make it exactly how you want it?

With a few tweaks, you can make stories easier to read, receive only the notifications you want, view just the channels you like, and get more (or fewer) suggestions related to stories.

Here’s how to customize the Apple News app on your Mac.

Keyboard shortcuts for the News app on Mac

MacBook keyboard - News app keyboard shortcuts

These days, you might be using the News app on your Mac more than ever. So why not make it just that much easier to get the news you want to see?

With this list of keyboard shortcuts, you can move around the app, make it simpler to read, save stories, and more.

The new iPad Pro wallpapers for iPad, iPhone, desktop

Our iDB Wallpapers of the Week gallery is dedicated to bringing you photo quality images for your favorite iOS devices, every Sunday. But let's all admit, we are really the most excited for any special mid-week editions of the gallery.

Today, Apple announced a brand new iPad Pro. Any time a new device is released, the advertising imagery always includes incredible wallpapers that never seem to make it onto the device. We are excited to offer the new iPad Pro wallpapers for iPad, iPhone, and desktop.

How to stop Apple notifications for announcements, special offers, Music, TV and more

Disable Apple News Annoucements iPhone

Are you receiving too many announcements from Apple? For Apple products and services, Music and TV recommendations and new releases, and Apple News stories, it can all get to be a little much. But you can disable these types of notifications or pick and choose which you want to keep receiving.

This short tutorial shows you how to stop Apple notifications for announcements, offers, and more.

Another sign that Apple News+ performs poorly as its head of business Liz Schimel gets fired

It hasn't even been a year since the $10 per month Apple News+ service launched in the US, UK, Australia and Canada and already its head of business Liz Schimel is out. Schimel was president of international business at magazine publisher Conde Nast prior to joining Apple in 2018. At Apple, Schimel oversaw relationships with advertisers and news publishers.