Instagram tries to please photographers by testing fullscreen images

Instagram will soon start testing a new format for photographs, allowing users to post 9:16 images to the main feed that matches the full-screen videos the app continues to push. The Meta-owned app has gradually pushed towards greater use of video, at the expense of leaving photography behind. However, it will soon make an effort so that photography can live alongside videos on the service on a similar footing. Revealed during a weekly Ask Me Anything session, The Verge reports Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri said the app will be trialling…

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How to use the hidden social features in Apple Music to help discovery

After Ping and Connect flopped, Apple has been adding social features to Apple Music — and the results are greatly improved ways to discover new music. Here’s how to use the new features. In 2017, the introduction of iOS 11 saw Apple toss out the idea of Connect and instead welcome in a more user-focused social sharing network. “A lot of the way we discover music is to ask one of our friends: ‘What have you been listening to lately?’” said Craig Federighi, the senior vice president of Software Engineering…

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How To Add A Folder To The Favorites In Mac Finder: A Step-by-Step Guide

If you’re like most computer users, you probably use the Finder to manage your files. The Finder is a great tool, but it can be even better if you add your favorite folders to the Favorites section of the sidebar. In this article, we will show you how to do just that. We’ll walk you through the steps one by one so that adding a folder to the Favorites in Finder is easy and straightforward for everyone. What Is Finder For? If this is the first time you have ever…

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Apple added more than 30 million paid subscriptions in 2022

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. Apple continues to see growth in Services across iCloud, music, Apple TV+, and the App Store, reaching a record 816 million in Q3. During Thursday’s earnings report, Tim Cook said Apple has 816 million current paid subscriptions, which includes anyone who subscribes to an app sold on the Apple App Store in addition to products such as Apple Music and iCloud.…

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Apple not slowing hiring, but being more deliberate about it says CEO Tim Cook

Rumors had suggested Apple would slow hiring and cut spending for select teams, but CEO Tim Cook wouldn’t describe it as a slow down. Apple’s 2023 Q3 earnings broke records and show the company continues to come out ahead despite economic pressure. Estimates had placed Apple’s earnings lower, and rumors had even suggested the company would slow hiring and spending in some categories. Instead, according to a report from CNBC, Apple continues to increase earnings and Apple CEO Tim Cook is optimistic for the coming months. Increases in iPhone revenue…

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Apple reports record-breaking $83B in revenue in supply impacted Q3 2022

Apple has reported that it made a record-breaking $83 billion in the third quarter of 2022, coming slightly ahead of Wall Street expectations for the economically impacted fiscal period. The iPhone maker on Thursday announced the results ahead of its scheduled conference call with analysts. Its Q3 2022 results mark a slight 2% year-over-year increase from the $81.4 billion in revenue reported in 2021. Apple reported earnings-per-share of $1.20. Analysts were expecting Apple to report revenue around $82 billion and earnings-per-share of $1.16 in the June quarter. The June quarter…

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Apple nominated for six News & Documentary Emmy awards

On Thursday, Apple received six nominations for its celebrated Apple TV+ documentaries, including “The Line, “Fathom,” and more. The modern warfare docuseries “The Line” received two nominations for Best Documentary and Outstanding Investigative Documentary. Apple’s award-winning film “9/11: Inside the President’s War Room” received a single nomination for Outstanding Editing: Documentary. And lastly, music docuseries “Watch the Sound with Mark Ronson” received a nomination for Outstanding Sound: Documentary. The News & Documentary Emmy Awards are presented by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The awards aim to highlight…

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How to Download and Install iOS 16 Beta on iPhone Right Now

How to Download and Install iOS 16 Beta on iPhone Right Now You don’t need an active developer account to install and try out the iOS 16 developer beta on your iPhone. You don’t even need access to your Mac to install the beta — your iPhone can directly get an OTA to the iOS 16 developer beta. Follow the guide below to learn how you can install the iOS 16 beta on your iPhone with or without a developer account. As expected, Apple released the iOS 16 developer beta…

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Apple Could Expand iCloud Private Relay Functionality With iOS 16

Apple introduced iCloud Private Relay as a part of its iCloud+ subscription service at its Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) in 2021. The feature has been available to paying iCloud+ customers as an opt-in beta feature only, but a report suggests the scope and availability of the feature could change when iOS 16 debuts at WWDC 2022 later this year. This week, a new report from Digiday cites information from “several” unnamed sources suggesting that iOS 16 will bring several privacy improvements and Private Relay will be improved in the process.…

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Should You Save Your iPhone 13 Protective Case for the iPhone 14?

We have come across leaked CAD renders, schematics, and accessory molds of the upcoming iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro in the last few months. However, there has been no tangible way to assess whether we will be able to use iPhone 13 accessories such as phone cases with the upcoming iPhone 14 models. Phone Case Compatibility Images of 3D printed mockups of the iPhone 14 models have surfaced, possibly based on accurate dimensional data of the iPhone 14 series. The iPhone 14 series is expected to have a more…

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