All the essential iPhone, iPad, Apple and apps news from the last week

iOS 10.3 Next update is just around the corner and will feature a new ‘Theatre mode’ – what will it do? Read the story!

Apple Watch Series 3 Reports say Apple will release new smartwatch this fall. What will it feature? Read the story!

App Store breaks records Apple announces the App Store had its biggest ever single day on January 1. What was popular? Read the story!

AirPods New app helps users find their new headphones if they lose them. Read the story!

The New Yorker Latest cover was made using 12.9-inch iPad Pro and the Apple Pencil. See it, and how it was made, here: Read the story!

Five Nights at Freddy’s Fifth installment of indie horror game hits iPhone and iPad. Catch up here: Read the story!

Kevin Hart ads Watch the comedian be funny in the latest Apple ads for the Apple Watch Read the story!

Elsewhere

NHS to trial chatbot that gives medical advice– via engadget

Apple will announce its Q1 2017 earnings on January 31 – via iDownloadblog

Apple removes New York Times apps from Chinese App Store – via iDownloadblog

Super Mario Run App Store purchases exceed reported 3 percent guesstimate, Apple says  – via AppAdvice

Price Drops

White Noise+ Sleep Sounds & Smart Mixes – was $2.99 now FREE!

Tesla Wars – II – space invasion adventure – was $0.99 now $0.99

1979 Revolution: A Cinematic Adventure Game – like a documentary in game form, you play a photojournalist dropped into the Iranian revolution – was $4.99 now FREE!

The Walking Dead: A New Frontier – first episode of the game goes free – was $4.99 now FREE!