Apple to Offer iWork, iPhoto, and iMovie for Free
Apple today announced that it is offering its five top creativity apps, including Pages, Numbers, Keynote, iPhoto, and iMobile, to all new iOS devices for free. The apps will be optional downloads, but can be installed at no extra charge. Apple previously charged $10 each for Pages, Numbers, and Keynote, and $5 each for iPhoto and iMovie.
Apple Overhauls Productivity Software for iOS and Mac
Apple has released new versions of Pages, Numbers, and Keynote for both its iOS and Mac platforms. The iOS apps gain 3D Touch for the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, and split-screen multitasking on the iPad.
Facebook Gives Everyone More Control Over News Feed
Facebook today announced new tools that allow people to fine-tune what they see in their News Feed. It has added a series of preferences that make it possible to select which friends and Pages appear at the top of the News Feed.
Apple Releases iOS 9.3.1 to Combat Safari Bug
Apple today made a minor update available to iPhones and iPads in order to fix a browser-based bug. In particular, iOS 9.3.1 addresses an issue that caused apps to sometimes hang or crash completely after users tapped links in the browser or other apps.
Apple Adds Realtime Collaboration to iWork
Apple today demonstrated how users of its iWork productivity suite will be able to collaborate on documents in real time. The capability will work across Apple devices, including the iPhone, iPad, and Mac computers, as well as the web.
Apple Unbundles Huge Number of Apps from the iPhone, Allows Users to Delete Them
Apple today pulled a number of its own, core apps out of iOS and dumped them into the iTunes App Store. Apps such as FaceTime and Mail — made by Apple — have only received updates once per year when Apple updates the entire iOS.