Apple Music subscribers in a number of countries now have access to lyrics for select Apple Music songs, according to an updated Apple support page.
Lyric availability has expanded to Germany, Ireland, South Africa, Spain, Mexico, New Zealand, and France, letting customers in these countries view song lyrics and search for songs using lyrics.
Support for lyrics was first added in iOS 10, allowing users to view the lyrics for a song when listening to Apple Music. As of iOS 12, Apple implemented a feature allowing users to search for a song’s lyrics to bring up the relevant song.
Apple says its Apple Music lyrics feature is now available in a total of [...]
Apple has extended and expanded its 10 to 15 percent bonus offer when adding funds directly to an Apple ID account.
The offer was initially available in the U.S. only and set to expire December 20, but the bonus is now available through December 24 in the U.S., Australia, Canada, Germany, Japan, and the United Kingdom, according to Thrifter.
The bonus can be applied once on up to $200 in Apple ID funds, which can be used towards purchases on the iTunes Store, Apple Books Store, App Store, a recurring iCloud storage subscription, and so forth.
To add funds directly to an Apple ID, go to Settings > Your Name > iTunes & App Store and tap your Apple [...]
Google today announced that its Google Maps app for iOS will be updated today with a new „For You“ tab in over 40 countries.
„For You“ was first announced at Google I/O in May and was initially limited to Android. The feature is designed to „tell you what you need to know about the neighborhoods you care about,“ such as new restaurants opening nearby, trending spots, and more, based on places you’ve rated and places you’ve visited.
The tab is accompanied by a new „Match Score“ that predicts which restaurants you’re most likely to prefer based on your personal preferences, which is designed to help [...]
Though iPhone revenue was up in 4Q 2018, fourth quarter iPhone XS and XS Max sales were not as strong as expected, and iPhone sales growth was essentially flat. Apple sold 46.9 million iPhones during the quarter, compared to 46.7 million in the year-ago quarter, missing analyst estimates.
Apple’s $89 to $93 billion revenue forecast for the first fiscal quarter of 2019 is rather also cautious, which Apple blamed on foreign exchange costs, issues with supply/demand balance, and weakness in emerging markets.
„Virtually every foreign currency has depreciated against the dollar over the last 12 months,“ said Apple CFO Luca Maestri. „That [...]