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 News App
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.
Changes are in the works behind the scenes in the Apple News app. This is according to a report in Advertising Age, which highlights the pros and cons of the platform for content publishers.
The iPhone's News app allows you to save articles to read later, so you don't have to worry about trying to find it again later in the day when it may well be out of your feed. To save a story, simply open the story up and tap on the share button in the bottom left, then choose "Save Story" from the second row of options.
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.