News from Apple

As you may have heard last week, Apple will be discontinuing iTunes. When they release macOS Catalina, they will have three new apps to take the place of iTunes: music, TV, podcasts. No longer will you be able to use all three in one app. You will still be able to access everything you have in iTunes via these apps. iCloud will still sync everything across devices as well.

Apple music will also be able stream music on your Mac through the music app. The TV app will have movies, shows, and premium channels. They also say Apple TV+ is coming soon. You will be able to listen to your podcasts with the podcast app. Since it can sync across your devices, you can start on one device and finish on another.

Other things new that will be coming with the new OS is a rebuilt Reminders app. You will be able to add attachments to reminders. The start page will have an update and will add Siri Suggestions. There will something called Sidecar that allows you to use your iPad as an extended screen. You can work on one and display on the other or mirror the screens. Also with Sidecar, you will able to use the Apple Pencil to work on supported apps. Screen Time is also going to be available on Mac. There will also be enhanced security on the Mac. There are accessibility enhancements such as Voice Control, omm the second display, Hover Text to make some text larger and more readable.

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News about Apple products

Tomorrow, September 10, Apple will reveal its new iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C. Along the heels of this reveal is iOS 7. It promises to make everything look different. Here is an early preview look.

There has been much speculation as to what the new iPhone will feature. The 5S model is the more expensive one that is rumored to have a fingerprint sensor, dual-LED flashlight and upgraded hardware. It also is rumored to come in a variety of colors including gold.

The 5C model will be a low-cost model possibly made of plastic and in a variety of bright colors.

iOS 7 may also be released tomorrow.

You may be able to find iTunes Radio app in the Apple store tomorrow as well. It has integrated some features from iTunes Genius. There will be a free version with ads as well as a paid version.