Check Out iOS 10's Revamped Apple News App

Discussion in ' News Discussion' started by MacRumors, Jul 1, 2016.

  1. MacRumors macrumors bot


    Apr 12, 2001

    One of the apps that's getting a redesign in iOS 10 is Apple News, Apple's dedicated news reading app that first came out in 2015 as part of iOS 9. Apple News aggregates stories from several sources into one mobile-friendly format for reading on iOS devices, allowing users to find content based around their interests.

    In iOS 10, Apple News features a bolder, simpler interface that puts content front and center. The "For You" section filled with customized picks has been broken up into smaller topic-based sections with improved organization to make it easier to keep up with incoming stories.

    "For You" features all of the topics a user follows along with "Trending News," featuring current popular stories, and "Featured News," a section with news suggestions hand-picked by Apple's editors. There are easier tools for sharing, liking, and disliking news stories, accessible by swiping to the left or the right on the screen.

    In addition to these design changes, Apple News will now send notifications to users whenever there's a must-read breaking news story, and Apple has added support for subscription-based publications so you can read content from paid subscription-based sites like The Wall Street Journal right alongside free content. The revamped Apple News app will be available in the fall when iOS 10 launches.

    For details on other new features coming in iOS 10, make sure to check out our iOS 10 roundup. Don't miss out on our previous videos, which have covered iOS 10, watchOS 3, tvOS 10, and macOS Sierra:

    - WWDC 2016 Overview in Seven Minutes
    - iOS 10's Overhauled Lockscreen
    - The New iOS 10 Photos App
    - The New iOS 10 Messages App
    - macOS Sierra - Siri
    - iOS 10 Hidden Features
    - watchOS 3 Overview
    - iOS 10's Redesigned Apple Music Experience
    - 3D Touch in iOS 10
    - The New Home App for Controlling HomeKit Devices
    - iOS 10's Face Gallery App for Apple Watch
    - Everything New in tvOS 10
    - Apple's Upcoming Apple TV Remote App

    We've also got roundups for all of the upcoming operating systems, including watchOS 3, macOS Sierra, and tvOS 10.

    Article Link: Check Out iOS 10's Revamped Apple News App
  2. Zirel Suspended


    Jul 24, 2015
    Great. Now, why is it only available in the US?
  3. Goldfrapp macrumors 601


    Jul 31, 2005
  4. mcfrazieriv macrumors 6502a


    Jan 30, 2012
    Irvine, CA
  5. RedOrchestra Suspended

    Aug 13, 2012
    Even if Apple had a 1,000% increase in people using the News App; it still would only amount to 33 people.
  6. DrumApple macrumors 6502a

    Jan 30, 2009
    Cool. I still won't use it though. I get most of my news via Twitter these days.

    Oh, and I love how the main story in the Technology section in the video is BlackBerry :D
  7. PyroTurtle macrumors regular

    Jul 27, 2001
    10 Minutes from Disneyland
  8. QCassidy352 macrumors G4


    Mar 20, 2003
    Bay Area
    I love it. Great app already, and getting better.
  9. kkamann macrumors regular


    Oct 12, 2011
  10. FaasNat macrumors regular


    Aug 30, 2002
    Maybe I missed it somewhere in the release, but will the new News app allow you to configure your own channels?
  11. justperry macrumors G3


    Aug 10, 2007
    In the core of a black hole.
    Me says, Math isn't your thing.:p

    I get the joke though.:cool:
  12. twocents macrumors regular


    Mar 31, 2016
    California, USA
    Still surprised that Apple didn't include a News app for macOS Sierra. Would've made that update a bit more interesting
  13. iapplelove macrumors 601


    Nov 22, 2011
    East Coast USA
    More access to the lame steam news. The news app is the first thing I'm deleting when I finally update
  14. nuckinfutz macrumors 603


    Jul 3, 2002
    Middle Earth
    My initial experience with Apple News was along the lines of "it's worse than Apple Music" I promptly stuffed it into Apple folder of rejects. I suspect i'll give this a try'll piss me off and get banished to the rejects folder again.
  15. LordQ Suspended


    Sep 22, 2012
    Nice, but according to Apple the only countries that can be informed about the News are US, UK and Australia.
  16. thisisnotmyname macrumors 68000


    Oct 22, 2014
    known but velocity indeterminate
    I'm one, are the other two people here?
  17. Porco macrumors 68030


    Mar 28, 2005
    Makes me think of Samwise Gamgee in The Lord of the Rings. What does Apple have for us in iOS 10 Sam?

    "Well, let me see. Oh yes, lovely. Lembas bread For You. And look! More lembas bread For You."
  18. thisisnotmyname macrumors 68000


    Oct 22, 2014
    known but velocity indeterminate
    May want to recheck your math. 33 from a 1000% increase would mean 3 users today.
  19. btrach144 macrumors 65816


    Aug 28, 2015
    because USA is best
  20. citysnaps, Jul 1, 2016
    Last edited: Jul 1, 2016

    citysnaps macrumors 68040

    Oct 10, 2011
    San Francisco
    Excellent! Being a news junkie I use the News app many times a day. Glad that it's getting an update.

    I use to use Flipboard but like Apple's News app much better.
  21. MrGuder macrumors 68020

    Nov 30, 2012
    I stopped using Flipboard when Apple released News App. Flipboard was great before they started tracking your every move and wanting more and more info from you like emails and your Facebook accounts they turned out to be another Google. Apple News gives me the same content and works the same without selling my personal info.
  22. rhett7660 macrumors G4


    Jan 9, 2008
    Sunny, Southern California
    LOL... I use it, actually quite a lot. Since my favorite news/web aggrigate app closed down and moved over to Flipboard, this one has been pretty good.

    But, I do get it.
  23. Aluminum213 macrumors 68040


    Mar 16, 2012
    This is never taking off unless 100% of the articles are embedded into the app and don't open up another webpage which most links do

    Sorry apple, this is another dud
  24. Benjamin Frost Suspended

    Benjamin Frost

    May 9, 2015
    London, England
    I couldn't stand the first version of the News app from Apple. I hated the truncated versions of news stories, the inconsistency of its updating, and the way it seemed to completely ignore my attempts at tailoring the news for me.

    This may or may not be a better version, but I have no intention of giving Apple the benefit of the doubt. They have been consistent in their annoying software of late, whether it is the music app that won't download my playlists or the Calendar that takes two minutes to update every time I open it on my iPhone or iPad, and is still full of bugs that have existed for years.

    I wish Scott Forstall was still in charge of iOS, as it was so much more reliable and user-friendly when he was. Tim Cook made a big mistake in sacking him.

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