January App Updates: Apple Edition — 2023

January App Updates: Discover What’s New!

Clark

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A new beginning for the year with many apps that bring fantastic updates to their products. I am excited and happy for having a chance to experience these awesome creations of unique developers.

This year is going to be amazing and developers never fail to disappoint. In this article, I’ll briefly introduce the newest changes and features of some of my favorite apps.

Telegram

Screenshots of the Telegram app on an iPhone 12 Mini running iOS 16.

📲 App Store Link

🆕 Version: 9.3.2

💻 Platform: iOS, iPadOS, macOS

Top New Features

  1. Hide photos and videos in a fuzzy cover to prevent spoilers when sending a message.
  2. Make Telegram automatically remove cached media in Private Chats, Groups, and Channels.
  3. Redesigned media editor with tools to change brushes, new text tools, and color selection options for a better drawing and text writing experience.
  4. Set your preferred profile photo for different contacts.
  5. Have a public profile picture.
  6. Large groups can now hide the list of members for better privacy.

Clear Spaces

Screenshots of the Clear Spaces app on an iPhone 12 Mini running iOS 16.

📲 App Store Link

🆕 Version: 2.0

💻 Platform: iOS

Top New Features

  1. Revamped the design of the entire app.
  2. Create multiple styles for different wallpapers.
  3. New Widget Centre feature to help you customize the widget overlays
  4. New widget types like Weather, Image, Battery, and more.
  5. Widgets for your lock screen on iOS 16.
  6. Shortcuts integration.
  7. Set your custom font for widgets.

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Clark

I write stories of a beautiful future where technology enriches our lives.