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Weekly Roundup – April 29, 2018

All the iPhone and iPad news of the last seven days, plus a reminder of the other content we posted this week

News stories

Personal information

How much data does Apple have stored on each user? Turns out you can take a look for yourself. Read more

Respecting privacy

On the flip side, we look at how iOS 11.3 is good for users in terms of privacy. Read more

Spotify improvements

Streaming service Spotify has beefed up its free subscription tier, perhaps in an attempt to steal some users from Apple Music. Read more

Kindle updates

The Kindle app for iOS is much improved too, now including magazines and better support for its online lending library. Read more


App organization

Twelve short video clips showing the various ways you can manipulate app icons on your Home screen. Read more

Managing metadata

Did you know every photo you take includes location data and more? Here’s how to strip your pictures clean before sharing them. Read more

Be prepared

What to do if your device is stolen (and what to do BEFORE it’s stolen, just to be safe.) Read more



What do you get when you cross a word game and a physics puzzler? Supertype! Read more

Google Maps

Four compelling reasons to ditch Apple Maps in favour of Google’s alternative. Read more