iOS 13 includes Dark Mode, update Maps, Photos, and more

The next version of Apple’s operating system for iPhones and iPods is coming later this year, and it brings a bunch of improvements to key apps, some new privacy-focused features, and support for a Dark Mode. Developers can download a preview of iOS 13 starting today, and a public beta will be available later this […]

iPadOS: Apple tablets aren’t just big iPhones anymore

The first Apple iPad launched in 2010, and at the time it was running pretty much the same software that ran on the company’s iPhones. Over time Apple has added more iPad-specific features that take advantage of larger displays and more powerful hardware — and the differences really started to accelerate when Apple introduced the […]

Apple Watch is becoming a standalone device with its own App Store and more

The Apple Watch has been a smartphone companion since it first launched. But the next version of watchOS changes that. For the first time, Apple says its smartwatch will support standalone apps that run only on the Apple Watch itself — no iPhone companion app required. Developers can also use new APIs including a streaming […]