Apple-Commissioned Study Touts App Store Job Growth and Success of Small Developers

Apple today shared details on developer studies sourced from economists at Analysis Group (commissioned by Apple) and the Progressive Policy Group, with the reports aimed at highlighting the successes of small businesses and independent developers on the App Store. Between 2019 and 2021, earnings for small developers increased by 113 percent, outpacing the growth of … Read more

Apple Explains Why Stage Manager is Limited to M1 iPads in New Statement

One of iPadOS 16’s key new features is Stage Manager, which allows users to resize apps into overlapping windows for an improved multitasking experience. Stage Manager also fully supports an external display, allowing users to work with up to four apps on the iPad and up to four apps on the external display simultaneously. To … Read more

iPad Finally Gains Weather App With iPadOS 16

Apple’s WWDC 2022 Keynote: Follow along with our live blog. With iPadOS 16, Apple is finally bringing a native Weather app to the iPad, taking advantage of the larger ‌iPad‌ display. Apple is also introducing WeatherKit for developers on the platform. The ‌iPad‌’s lack of a Weather app has been a long-running joke with ‌iPad‌ … Read more

Apple Debuts App Windows, Full External Display Support, and More for M1 iPads

Apple’s WWDC 2022 Keynote: Follow along with our live blog. Apple today announced a series of iPadOS 16 features exclusive to iPads with the M1 chip, including support for virtual memory swap, windowing via Stage Manager, improved external display support, and more. Virtual memory swap expands the amount of memory available to all iPad apps, … Read more

Feral: Apple Silicon Opens Up ‘Exciting Opportunities’ for the Future of Mac Gaming

Feral Interactive has been porting games to the Mac since 1996, earning it a reputation for extremely faithful, high-quality PC and console conversions. With Apple’s transition from Intel processors to Apple silicon across the Mac lineup now almost complete, MacRumors asked the publisher and developer how it thinks the Mac gaming landscape has changed in … Read more

Apple Seeds Third Betas of iOS 15.5 and iPadOS 15.5 to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available]

Apple today seeded the third betas of upcoming iOS 15.5 and iPadOS 15.5 updates to developers for testing purposes, with the new software coming one week following the release of the second betas. Developers can download iOS 15.5 and iPadOS 15.5 through the Apple Developer Center or over the air after the proper profile has … Read more