• These iOS 14 apps offer home screen widgets, App Clips, and much more

    12 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    Apple has officially released iOS 14, iPadOS 14, and watchOS 7 to the public. The updates bring many new features to iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch users, and third-party developers have been hard at work on updating their apps to take advantage of Apple's latest tools. Read on for the details...
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  • DuckDuckGo Gets iOS 14 Update, Can Be Set as Default Browser App

    DuckDuckGo Gets iOS 14 Update, Can Be Set as Default Browser App

    12 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    Apple in iOS and iPadOS 14 is allowing third-party apps to be set as alternatives to the default mail and browser apps on iPhone and iPad , and developers with of browser and mail apps are implementing support now that the updates are available.
    Privacy-focused browser DuckDuckGo is now able to be set as the default browser app on the ‌iPhone‌ and the ‌iPad‌, serving as an alternative to Safari. With DuckDuckGo set as the default, links that you tap on an ‌iPhone‌ or ‌iPad‌ will open in DuckDuckGo instead of Safari.
    In a blog post, DuckDuckGo says that setting the DuckDuckGo browser of...
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  • Carrot Weather shines on iOS 14 with 12 rich widgets, 25 Apple Watch complications, more

    Carrot Weather shines on iOS 14 with 12 rich widgets, 25 Apple Watch complications, more

    12 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    With the debut of iOS 14, the highly popular Carrot Weather is out a major update that brings support for the all-new home screen widgets. There's also support for multiple complications on Apple Watch with watchOS 7 and a gallery of weather focused watch faces that you can download. Read along for a look at the rich new widgets and the handy custom setups you can create.
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  • Apollo for Reddit now offers iOS 14 widgets and picture-in-picture support

    Apollo for Reddit now offers iOS 14 widgets and picture-in-picture support

    12 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    Apollo, one of most the popular Reddit clients for iOS, has just been updated with iOS 14 widgets and picture-in-picture support, which is now available for iPhone and iPod touch users. Today's update follows the release of Apollo for Reddit version 1.9 last week with crossposting support, image flair, and more.
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  • Apple Releases Safari 14 for Mac Ahead of macOS Big Sur Launch

    Apple Releases Safari 14 for Mac Ahead of macOS Big Sur Launch

    12 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    MacOS Big Sur didn't launch alongside iOS 14 , iPadOS 14 , tvOS 14 , and watchOS 7 today, with the update coming later this fall, but Apple did release the Safari 14 update for macOS Catalina and macOS Mojave users.
    Safari 14 brings improved performance, customizable start pages, a Privacy Report to see which cross-site trackers are being blocked, and a new tab bar design that provides tab previews so you can see what you have open at a glance. Today's update also removes Adobe Flash. Apple's release notes for Safari 14 are below: Safari 14.0 introduces new features, even faster...
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  • (Update: watchOS 7 multi complication support) Watchsmith is a must-have app for unlocking new Apple Watch features with dynamic complications

    (Update: watchOS 7 multi complication support) Watchsmith is a must-have app for unlocking new Apple Watch features with dynamic complications

    12 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    [Updated September 16 with version 1.4 release notes for watchOS 7.]
    Apple Watch faces are highly customizable compared to watches that came before it. There's still room for opportunity for a watch as smart as the iPhone, however, and that's what David Smith's cleverly titled Watchsmith app wants to prove.
    Watchsmith lets you create dynamic Apple Watch complications that change throughout the day. Want a complication to check the weather in the morning, show your work calendar during your 9 to 5, and show your activity data before bed?
    Watchsmith can do that all with a single...
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  • Apple launches iOS 14, iPadOS 14, tvOS 14, and watchOS 7 on just one day's notice

    Apple launches iOS 14, iPadOS 14, tvOS 14, and watchOS 7 on just one day's notice

    12 days ago - By Ars Technica

    Apple is letting users more substantially customize the home screen with iOS 14. [credit:
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    Today marks the launch of most of Apple's major annual updates to its operating systems-excepting macOS Big Sur. iOS 14, iPadOS 14, tvOS 14, and watchOS 7 are rolling out to users across the globe and throughout the day today .
    The timing is unusual this time around. Normally, Apple launches OS updates several days after its September product-announcement livestream, typically timed closely with the release of new iPhones. But with no iPhones announced this week, Apple instead pushed these...
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  • Apple releases iPadOS 14 with new widgets, Apple Pencil powerups, more

    Apple releases iPadOS 14 with new widgets, Apple Pencil powerups, more

    12 days ago - By 9to5Mac

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    Apple has officially released iPadOS 14 to the public with the new software bringing a variety of changes and improvements. iPadOS 14 is compatible with the iPad Air 2 and later, iPad mini 4 and later, iPad 5th gen and later, and all iPad Pro models.
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  • WatchOS 7 is now available to the public with sleep tracking, watch face sharing, more

    WatchOS 7 is now available to the public with sleep tracking, watch face sharing, more

    12 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    Apple today released watchOS 7 to the public following nearly three months of beta testing period. The update is now available for all compatible Apple Watch models and it brings new watch faces and other new features, including sleep monitoring and more.
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  • TvOS 14 now available for your Apple TV: deeper HomeKit integration, 4K YouTube, Picture-in-Picture

    TvOS 14 now available for your Apple TV: deeper HomeKit integration, 4K YouTube, Picture-in-Picture

    12 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    TvOS 14 is out now, available to install on your Apple TV fourth-generation or Apple TV 4K set-top box. To update, go to the Settings app and navigate to General -> Software Update.
    tvOS 14 brings a variety of new features and enhancements to your Apple TV, including richer integration with HomeKit accessories like cameras and smart doorbells, support for 4K videos in YouTube for the first time, improved multi-user and Picture-in-Picture video across the system.
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  • Should you upgrade to iOS 14?

    Should you upgrade to iOS 14?

    12 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    Apple has officially released its latest software for iPhone with iOS 14 today. While there is a range of compelling new features like home screen widgets, picture in picture support, new compact call interface, redesigned Siri, and much more, is it actually best to hold off on installing it for now? Read on as we consider whether or not you should upgrade to iOS 14.
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  • Here's how to use the new iPhone home screen widgets in iOS 14

    Here's how to use the new iPhone home screen widgets in iOS 14

    12 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    One of the biggest updates to come with iOS 14 is an all-new home screen experience. This marks arguably the biggest UI change for iOS since it was first introduced. Follow along for how to use iPhone home screen widgets in iOS 14.
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  • Apple Releases tvOS 14 With Picture in Picture, 4K YouTube Videos, HomeKit Secure Video Integration and More

    Apple Releases tvOS 14 With Picture in Picture, 4K YouTube Videos, HomeKit Secure Video Integration and More

    12 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    Apple today released tvOS 14 , the newest version of the tvOS operating system designed for the fourth and fifth-generation Apple TV models. ‌tvOS 14‌ comes after several months of beta testing.
    The ‌tvOS 14‌ update can be downloaded over the air through the Settings app on the ‌‌Apple TV‌‌ by going to System -> Software Update. ‌‌Apple TV‌‌ owners who have automatic software updates turned on will be upgraded to ‌‌tvOS 14‌ automatically.
    ‌tvOS 14‌ brings systemwide Picture in Picture, a feature designed to let you watch movies or TV shows in a small window in the corner of the TV screen...
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  • Apple Releases watchOS 7 With New Watch Faces, Family Setup, Sleep Tracking, Handwashing Help and More

    Apple Releases watchOS 7 With New Watch Faces, Family Setup, Sleep Tracking, Handwashing Help and More

    12 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    Apple today released watchOS 7 , the newest version of the watchOS operating system designed to run on modern Apple Watch models. The ‌watchOS 7‌ update comes after several months of beta testing.
    ‌‌watchOS 7‌‌ can be downloaded for free through the dedicated Apple Watch app on the iPhone by going to General > Software Update. To install the new software, the Apple Watch needs to have at least 50 percent battery, it needs to be placed on a charger, and it needs to be in range of the ‌‌iPhone‌‌.
    The ‌watchOS 7‌ update is compatible with the Apple Watch Series 4, Series 4, and Series 5...
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  • IPadOS 14 Offers A Number of Tablet-Specific Improvements, Handwriting Recognition for Apple Pencil

    IPadOS 14 Offers A Number of Tablet-Specific Improvements, Handwriting Recognition for Apple Pencil

    12 days ago - By App Advice

    It's time to update your iPad to the latest version of iPadOS.
    iPadOS 14 is compatible with these tablets:
    iPad Pro 12.9-inch , iPad Pro 11-inch , iPad Pro 12.9-inch , iPad Pro 11-inch , iPad Pro 12.9-inch , iPad Pro 12.9-inch , iPad Pro 10.5-inch, iPad Pro 9.7-inch, iPad , iPad , iPad , iPad , iPad mini , iPad mini 4, iPad Air , iPad Air , iPad Air 2.
    A Better iPad Experience A number of changes help users make better use of the tablet's larger screen. Many stock apps, like Photos and Notes, have consolidated navigation into a single place. You can also take advantage of streamlined...
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  • WatchOS 7 Lands With New Sleep App, Face Sharing and More

    WatchOS 7 Lands With New Sleep App, Face Sharing and More

    12 days ago - By App Advice

    Apple Watch owners can now download the latest version of software for their device, watchOS 7.
    The update can be downloaded now through the companion Watch app on your iPhone by heading to General > Software Update in the My Watch portion of the app.
    Your watch needs to have more than 50 percent power and connected to a charger. Like most Apple Watch updates, it could take anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour to complete, so be patient.
    Here's a look at some of the new features in the software.
    A New Sleep App A long-awaited new feature is the addition of a sleep-tracking app. With the...
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  • You can now make Microsoft Outlook and Edge your default email and web browser on iOS

    You can now make Microsoft Outlook and Edge your default email and web browser on iOS

    12 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    Apple is releasing iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 today with several new features, including the ability to set third-party apps as the default web browser and email client. And now, Microsoft Edge and Outlook apps have just been updated with this new option for iOS 14 users.
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  • IOS 14 is now available; these are the 14 best features

    IOS 14 is now available; these are the 14 best features

    12 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    After three months of beta testing, Apple officially released iOS 14 to the public today. Today's update includes a variety of new features, including widgets on the Home screen, an all-new App Library, and much more. Read on as we round up the 14 best features in iOS 14 this year.
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  • Apple Releases iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 With Home Screen Redesign, App Library, Compact UI, Translate App, Scribble Support, App Clips, and More

    Apple Releases iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 With Home Screen Redesign, App Library, Compact UI, Translate App, Scribble Support, App Clips, and More

    12 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    Apple has released iOS 14 and iPadOS 14, the newest operating system updates designed for the iPhone and iPad. As with all of Apple's software updates, iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 can be downloaded for free. iOS 14 is available on the iPhone 6s and later, while iPadOS 14 is available on the iPad Air 2 and later.
    Everyone may not see the iOS 14 update right away, it can take some time for the update to be seen by everyone .
    The updates are available on all eligible devices over-the-air in the Settings app. To access the new software, go to Settings > General > Software Update. It may take a few...
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  • Apple releases iOS 14, iPadOS 14, tvOS 14, and watchOS 7

    Apple releases iOS 14, iPadOS 14, tvOS 14, and watchOS 7

    12 days ago - By VentureBeat

    Apple's iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and Apple Watch operating systems are being released today, ahead of the launch of new devices.
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