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June 2021

June 10, 2021 UPDATE

Apple announces winners of the 2021 Apple Design Awards

Six new award categories recognize developers around the world for innovation.

June 7, 2021 PRESS RELEASE

Apple introduces new developer tools and technologies to create even better apps

Apple unveiled new tools and technologies to help developers create more engaging app experiences and make it even easier to build high-quality apps.

June 2, 2021 UPDATE

Apple developers grow App Store ecosystem billings and sales by 24 percent in 2020

Apple announced that the App Store ecosystem facilitated $643 billion in billings and sales during 2020, a 24 percent year-over-year increase.

May 2021

May 19, 2021 PRESS RELEASE

Apple previews powerful software updates designed for people with disabilities

Apple today announced powerful software features designed for people with mobility, vision, hearing, and cognitive disabilities.

May 18, 2021 FEATURE

Endel app creator on the power of endless ambient music

Apple chats with Endel CEO and Co-founder Oleg Stavitsky about creating personalized soundscapes to help users focus, sleep, and relax.

May 12, 2021 UPDATE

Coders, designers, and entrepreneurs thrive thanks to Apple Developer Academy

Apple has opened more than a dozen academies across the world with two more on the way: in Korea, and in Detroit, Michigan, the first US location.

May 11, 2021 UPDATE

App Store stopped over $1.5 billion in suspect transactions in 2020

Apple helps keep the App Store a safe and trusted place for customers by detecting and taking action against fraudulent developers and users.

May 4, 2021 FEATURE

Celebrating Mother’s Day with the creators of Winnie, an app to find childcare

Winnie is the brainchild of CEO Sara Mauskopf and Chief Product Officer Anne Halsall who met while working at the same startup six years ago.

April 2021

April 27, 2021 FEATURE

Three apps enabling financial wellness for all

App Store apps Goalsetter, Perch Credit, and Ellevest are helping generations of Americans take their financial journeys into their own hands.

April 26, 2021 UPDATE

Clips adds immersive new AR Spaces

Clips version 3.1 lets users scan a space using LiDAR on iPhone 12 Pro and iPad Pro models to apply fun, immersive video effects.

April 21, 2021 UPDATE

Apple Celebrates Earth Day 2021

Apple celebrates Earth Day with activities and curated content in the App Store, the Apple TV app, Apple Books, Apple Podcasts, and more.

April 20, 2021 PRESS RELEASE

Apple leads the next chapter of podcasting with Apple Podcasts Subscriptions

Apple today unveiled Apple Podcasts Subscriptions, a global marketplace for creators to offer premium subscriptions on Apple Podcasts.

March 2021

March 17, 2021 FEATURE

Caria app helps debunk the myths of menopause

Women’s health app Caria helps women understand menopausal symptoms and manage their symptoms.

February 2021

February 11, 2021 FEATURE

We Read Too app developer Kaya Thomas explores trends in Black literature

Apple catches up with Kaya Thomas, the app developer behind We Read Too, to uncover emerging trends in Black literature for young readers.

January 2021

January 27, 2021 PRESS RELEASE

Data Privacy Day at Apple: Improving transparency and empowering users

For Data Privacy Day, Apple is sharing “A Day in the Life of Your Data” to help users take control of their data.

January 6, 2021 UPDATE

Apple services entertain, inform, and connect the world in unprecedented year

Apple’s suite of services has become even more essential to customers in an unprecedented year.

December 2020

December 1, 2020 UPDATE

Apple presents App Store Best of 2020 winners

Apple today presented its App Store Best of 2020 winners, recognizing 15 apps and games that proved to be essential for making life easier, healthier, and more connected this year.

November 2020

November 18, 2020 PRESS RELEASE

Apple announces App Store Small Business Program

New developer program accelerates innovation and helps small businesses and independent developers propel their businesses forward on the App Store.

November 18, 2020 FEATURE

Developers see a world of possibilities with new App Store Small Business Program

Indie developers share how Apple’s new App Store Small Business Program could spur innovation in app creation.

November 11, 2020 UPDATE

Honoring America’s veterans

In honor of Veterans Day, Apple is proud to spotlight veterans’ stories, legacies, and communities — and to honor and support those who serve.

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