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This Week in Apps: Twitter Notes, Instagram age verification, Spotify’s Live Events

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app...

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Google Chrome’s latest update on iOS brings improved security, the Discover feed and more

As part of a broader update to its Chrome web browser, Google announced today a handful new features coming to the latest build of Chrome on iOS....

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Grace debuts privacy-focused parental controls for iOS devices built with Apple’s Screen Time API

A new startup called Grace is launching to make it easier for parents to monitor and manage their kids’ screen time and app usage on iOS...

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Apple resizes the iPad’s workflow with Stage Manager

Though the iPad was a huge hit from the beginning based on its user-friendly interface and single-application focus, it had begun feeling a bit stale...

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How Apple’s thoughtful, measured approach is building a revolution in health

Apple’s health business could now stand alone as one of the largest in the sector in terms of sheer reach — if it could ever be disentangled...

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Apple said to be planning 12″ MacBook, 15″ MacBook Air and 14.1” iPad Pro for 2023 releases

A pair of reports published today potentially reveal Apple’s 2023 laptop and iPad lineup. If true, big changes are coming. Literally big: Apple...

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A new macOS security feature will block new USB-C accessories by default

The new security feature is a tacit admission that not all USB devices are friendly.

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Finally, Apple’s iPad has a default weather app

Hell hath frozen over, apparently. Today, Apple addressed a longtime user complaint about the iPad with news that the device will finally get its own...

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Apple ‘passkeys’ could finally kill off the password for good

Apple demonstrated “passkeys” at WWDC 2022, a new biometric sign-in standard that could finally kill off the password for good. It’s no secret...

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Apple unveils iPadOS 16 with beefed up multitasking features

At its 2022 Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple announced new capabilities headed to supported iPads in iPadOS 16, including new multitasking...

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For the first time in years, the Apple Store is down ahead of WWDC

Expect the Apple Store to return to its normal operations following today's WWDC Keynote.

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What to expect from Apple’s WWDC 2022 keynote

Apple's OS will be the centerpiece. That means we’re almost certain to hear the latest on iOS/iPad OS, macOS and watchOS, as well as some...

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Apple’s iOS 16 said to include a revamped lockscreen with widgets, updated Messages and Health apps

Ahead of Apple’s big developer conference on June 6, WWDC, new information about what’s in store for iOS 16 has come to light. According...

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Coinbase is testing a real-time employee feedback system. It sounds rough.

The crypto exchange Coinbase is testing a real-time workplace feedback tool called Dot Collector, created by Bridgewater Associates founder Ray Dalio.

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Apple unveils online training to close IT skills gap around managing Apple devices

As with many skilled professions these days, there is a gap between demand and supply when it comes to IT pros. As more people turn to Apple devices...

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PSA: Apple’s new rules let apps raise subscription prices automatically

Surely, this won’t be abused? Alongside the launch of the iOS 15.5 update, Apple introduced a new set of rules to govern auto-renewing...

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Apple adds live captions to iPhone and Mac, plus more accessibility upgrades to come

Apple has released a bevy of new accessibility features for iPhone, Apple Watch, and Mac, including a universal live captioning tool, improved visual...

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Apple Podcasts gains storage clean-up tools, support for annual subscriptions, and a new distribution system

As the battle for podcaster talent and distribution heats up among providers, Apple this morning announced the launch of several new features for its...

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reMarkable, maker of a focus-friendly e-paper tablet, says it closed funding at a $1B+ valuation after selling 1M devices

Hardware, as the saying goes, is hard; but there remains an opportunity for startups that focus on specific niches to build viable businesses. In the...

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This Week in Apps: Fortnite’s back on iOS, TikTok’s new ad product, apps hit NewFronts

This Week in Apps is the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy.

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Fortnite is back on iOS through Xbox Cloud Gaming

You still won't be able to play Fortnite through the App Store, but Microsoft's browser workaround isn't a bad option.

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Apple sold a lot of iPhones last quarter. And Macs. And also Watches. And other stuff, too.

Apple earnings today found the company busting all sorts of records for hardware sales. In a release, the firm notes that it hit March quarter...

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TikTok was the top app by worldwide downloads in Q1 2022

TikTok is one of the world’s fastest-growing social media platforms. Sensor Tower recently released its “Q1 2022: Store Intelligence Data...

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YouTube tweets iOS 15+ users will get picture-in-picture feature ‘in a matter of days’

YouTube has been slower than most to test its picture-in-picture support for iOS; however, it will be coming to the service in a "matter of...

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Hulu’s app gains Apple SharePlay support and new Live TV features

Hulu’s streaming app is the latest to add support for Apple’s SharePlay — Apple’s newer system that allows users to co-watch...

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Who knew you could magically finger copy stuff from iPhone to iPad? Not us.

In case you didn't know, you can use the pinch gesture to copy and paste images between your iPhone and iPad like you're some kind of...

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Apple to now allow ‘reader’ apps to use external links, if approved

Apple today announced it will begin to allow a subset of applications sold on its App Store to link to an external website where users can create or...

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Apple execs on developing Mac Studio and Studio Display for the other pros

The seeds of the Mac Studio were planted 5 years ago next month when, in a rare candid admission of misstep, Apple said it was pushing the reset...

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