Zillow Adds FaceTime SharePlay Feature for Collectively Browsing Homes
According to Zillow, “Americans love to Zillow surf,” and the FaceTime update is designed to make exploring the Zillow app with others easier and “a lot more fun.”
After initiating a FaceTime call, one of the participants can start a SharePlay session through the Zillow app. Each person participating will need to install Zillow on an iPhone or iPad running iOS or iPadOS 15.1 or later.
Once launched, users can search for different locations in the Zillow app and browse through the available listings together, with content synced between them. Today’s update brings Zillow in line with Redfin, another real estate app that previously introduced SharePlay support.
Since SharePlay launched alongside iOS 15.1, third-party apps have been adding integration. Quite a few apps and games now offer SharePlay support, including Twitch, Spotify, TikTok, Disney+, MasterClass, and more.
Twitch Adds Support for FaceTime’s SharePlay Feature on iOS Devices
Streaming gaming platform Twitch today added support for the SharePlay iOS 15 FaceTime feature, allowing iPhone and iPad users to watch Twitch streams with their friends and family members over FaceTime.
As noticed by Engadget, Twitch has added a dedicated SharePlay FAQ to its site explaining the feature.
To use SharePlay with Twitch, participants must start up a FaceTime call with one…
Apps and Games That Use iOS 15.1’s New SharePlay Feature
Apple today introduced iOS 15.1, iPadOS 15.1, and tvOS 15.1, all of which add support for SharePlay. SharePlay is designed to let people do more with friends and family over FaceTime, such as watching movies or listening to music.
SharePlay support is available for Apple Music, the Apple TV app, and Fitness+ in addition to being accessible for screen sharing, but it can do even more than…
MasterClass Adds Support for Apple’s FaceTime SharePlay Feature
Third-party apps are continuing to adopt support for Apple’s SharePlay FaceTime feature on iOS devices and Macs, and as of this week, MasterClass is offering SharePlay integration.
For those unfamiliar with MasterClass, it is an online subscription platform that provides tutorials and lectures from a range of people considered to be experts in their fields, including best-selling authors,…
Hands-On With iOS 15’s SharePlay Feature
With the iOS 15.1 update that launched in late October, Apple added SharePlay, a feature that’s designed to let you do more over FaceTime. Using SharePlay, you can watch movies, listen to music, and use apps with friends and family, and we thought we’d give it a try to see how it works. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. The first step with any SharePlay experience is …
Disney+ Gains SharePlay Support for Watching With Friends on FaceTime Calls
Disney today announced that it has updated its Disney+ app with support for SharePlay across the iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV, as reported by TechCrunch.
SharePlay allows users running iOS 15.1, iPadOS 15.1, tvOS 15.1, or later to watch Disney+ series and movies in sync with friends and family while on a FaceTime call together. Disney said SharePlay is available globally for the entire Disney+ …
Apple Seeds Release Candidate Version of macOS Monterey 12.1 to Developers
Apple today seeded the release candidate version of an upcoming macOS Monterey 12.1 update to developers for testing purposes, with the new software coming a week after the fourth beta and a month after the official release of macOS Monterey.
Registered developers can download macOS Monterey 12.1 beta profile through the Apple Developer Center and after the appropriate profile is installed,…
Apple Seeds Second Release Candidate Version of macOS Monterey 12.1 to Developers
Apple today seeded the second release candidate version of an upcoming macOS Monterey 12.1 update to developers for testing purposes, with the new software coming a few days the first release candidate and more than a month after the official release of macOS Monterey.
Registered developers can download macOS Monterey 12.1 beta profile through the Apple Developer Center and after the…
Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of macOS Monterey 12.1 to Developers [Public Beta Available]
Apple today seeded the fourth beta of an upcoming macOS Monterey 12.1 update to developers for testing purposes, with the new software coming two weeks after the third beta and a month after the official release of macOS Monterey.
Registered developers can download macOS Monterey 12.1 beta profile through the Apple Developer Center and after the appropriate profile is installed, the beta…
Kuo: iPhone 14 Pro to Feature 48-Megapixel Camera, Periscope Lens Coming 2023
Apple plans to add a 48-megapixel camera lens to the iPhone next year, followed by a periscope lens in 2023, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
In a research note today with TF International Securities, obtained by MacRumors, Kuo said these iPhone camera upgrades over the next two years will help to boost Taiwanese manufacturer Largan Precision’s market share, revenue, and profit.
Kuo did …
Top Stories: What’s New in iOS 15.2, Universal Control Delayed, and More
Just a week ahead of Christmas, things remain busy in the Apple news and rumor world, with Apple this week releasing iOS 15.2, macOS Monterey 12.1, and other related operating system updates. Unfortunately, the much-anticipated Universal Control feature didn’t make the cut, so we’ll have to wait until 2022 for that.
As far as rumors go, we heard more about next year’s iPhone 14, an updated…
Apple Silicon Roadmap Based on 18-Month Upgrade Cycle, Claims Report
Apple plans to update its Apple silicon chips every 18 months, compared to the annual upgrade cycle of the iPhone and Apple Watch, according to a new report from the Taiwanese Commercial Times.
The report, which largely echoes previously reported information, said that industry sources have pointed towards an 18-month upgrade cycle for Apple silicon chips. With that, the report claims that…
iPhone SE 3 Reportedly Entering Trial Production Phase With Launch Set for Early 2022
Trial production of the third-generation iPhone SE is set to get underway in the near future as Apple’s suppliers and supply chain increase preparation for mass production of the new handset ahead of a launch reportedly set for early next year.
MyDrivers reports today that trial production, a stage in the supply chain ahead of when the device is mass produced, is set to start soon, according …
iMac Pro to Launch Sooner Than Expected
Apple’s high-end iMac Pro with Apple silicon will launch as soon as spring 2022, according to recent reports.
Display analyst Ross Young, who often reveals accurate insights into Apple’s plans, recently said that Apple’s new “iMac Pro” will launch in the spring of next year, with spring in the Northern Hemisphere starting on March 20 and ending on June 21. Apple often holds an event in the…