Radio streaming service iHeartRadio has updated its official iOS app to include support for podcast playback through Apple’s CarPlay feature, meaning listeners can now tune into their favorite iHeartRadio podcasts when they’re on the road.
The latest update introduces podcasts in CarPlay through a number of new features, according to a iHeartRadio blog post announcing the changes. „Continue Listening“ lets you resume your last podcast right where you left off, without even having to think. „Your Podcasts“ provides easy access to all the podcasts you follow on iHeartRadio right on your screen — no need to take your eyes off the road to [...]
Apple today reminded developers to update their Apple Watch apps to take advantage of features introduced in watchOS 4 and Apple Watch Series 3, like increased performance, new background modes for navigation and audio recording, direct connections to Core Bluetooth, and more.
Apple also announced that starting on April 1, 2018, updates to watchOS 1 apps will no longer be accepted. All updates must be native apps built with the watchOS 2 SDK or later. Newly submitted watchOS apps should be built with the watchOS 4 SDK or later.
Apple first began requiring new apps to use the watchOS 2 SDK in June of 2016, and now that will also apply to app updates that are [...]
Google this week revealed some upcoming enhancements to its Chrome browser that aim to protect users from encountering unwanted content on the web, such as when a site unexpectedly redirects them to another page when they click on a video play button.
Google says that incidents of users being redirected by websites to unintended destinations are mentioned in 1 of every 5 Chrome feedback reports it receives, and it’s now intent on putting a stop to the „abusive“ behavior. One piece of feedback we regularly hear from users is that a page will unexpectedly navigate to a new page, for seemingly no reason. We’ve found that this redirect often comes from [...]