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Apple News launches 'Democratic Hopefuls' guide ahead of first 2020 debate

2020 Democratic Hopefuls

Apple has rolled out a new "Democratic Hopefuls" section in its News app to help voters familiarize themselves with the 20-plus candidates vying for the 2020 Democratic nomination. Things can feel a bit muddled with candidates ranging from Obama's VP, Joe Biden to the "socialist democratic" senator, Bernie Sanders. The Apple News Spotlight aims to provide voters a “robust and reliable” resource for the crowded Democratic field, according to Lauren Kern, Apple News editor-in-chief.

Apple launches News+ subscription magazines

Apple News+ announcement

Apple launched a new subscription service today, providing access to over 300 magazines from the Apple News app. Starting a premium subscription to Apple News+ happens from directly within Apple News, alongside free content. Like other Apple services, News+ delivers expert curated content that is personalized, private and secure.

How do I start / stop notifications from individual channels in the Apple News app?

The iPhone's News app allows for individual channels to notify you when there are breaking stories. You can toggle each channel on or off from the Favorites section. To do so, open up the News app and tap on Favorites. Tap on the bell icon in the top left, then you can toggle the channels individually.


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