iOS

Peloton’s iOS Chromecast support puts workouts on the big screen

Sponsored Links Peloton Peloton users on iPhones and iPads can now play their workout videos on a bigger Chromecast-powered screen. The iOS application’s latest update adds Chromecast support for the platform, a feature which used to be available only for Android users. As The Verge notes, Peloton bike and treadmill owners can cast to supported …

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Apple is considering letting users change default email, browser, music apps in iOS

Enlarge / The iPhone 11. Samuel Axon Apple is seriously considering the possibility of allowing users to change the default apps for Web browsing, mail, or music on their iPhones. The company might also allow users to listen to Spotify or other music streaming services besides Apple Music via Siri on the iPhone or on …

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Microsoft releases new all-in-one Office app for iOS and Android

The homescreen in Microsoft Office for iOS. Samuel Axon Pressing the add button brings up three options: Notes, Lens, and Documents. Samuel Axon Selecting documents lets you pick from these options for Excel, Word, and PowerPoint documents. Samuel Axon The other major feature at the top level in this app is Actions, which gives you …

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Strava now syncs workout data from your Apple Watch

Sponsored Links Strava If you use Strava to track your workouts on an iPhone, you’ve probably wondered why you couldn’t sync your Apple Health data with it. While there is a Strava app for the Apple Watch, there’s not as much of an incentive to get the wearable if it your data stays isolated. That …

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Since the iOS Files app is finally useful, Gmail will add attachments from it

Enlarge / Google’s branding for Gmail. Google Apple only recently fully integrated its Files file-and-folder-management app with the rest of its own apps and services on iPhones, but Google has already taken that step with its popular Gmail iOS app. Google announced in a post on its G Suite updates blog today that users will be …

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Apple will give the option to buy iOS and Mac apps as a bundle

Sponsored Links Chris Velazco/Engadget The latest beta of Apple’s Xcode development tool adds a small but nifty feature that will make it easier in some situations to buy apps you want to use across iOS and macOS. Developers who decide to take advantage of the feature will be able to bundle together different versions of …

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Overcast can skip podcast intros and outros

Sponsored Links Jon Fingas/Engadget Don’t like drawn-out podcast introductions, or just don’t want to hear the same closing credits every episode? If you’re invested in the Apple ecosystem, you might not have to endure them. Marco Arment has updated his Overcast app for iOS, iPadOS and Apple Watch with an option to skip intros and …

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Ring update gives you more control over police video requests

Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS Ring is acting on its promises to improve privacy and security in 2020. The Amazon brand has introduced a Control Center in the Ring mobile app that aims to deliver more control over access and sharing. Most notably, there’s a toggle to opt out of law enforcement video requests — you …

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Twitter’s new reply layout for iOS makes conversations easier to follow

Sponsored Links bombuscreative via Getty Images Twitter threads can sometimes be a bit confusing to follow, especially if your account is public and anybody can reply. Now, the social network has started rolling out a feature that could help make them easier to parse and could ensure that you won’t miss your actual friends’ responses. …

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Apple is officially done rebuilding its maps in the US

To say Apple Maps stumbled out of the gate is putting it mildly; it quickly became an internet punchline when it launched in 2012, and left the company with the unenviable job of fixing it. Since then, Apple has been rebuilding the most fundamental part of the experience — the base maps themselves — and …

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