Apple has released a new version of its Apple Store app for iPhone and iPad with a new app icon included. Features include recommendations based on which Apple devices you own, better in-store alerts, and when favorited products are available in stores you’re visiting.
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Here’s what Apple says about the new Apple Store version:
What’s New in Version 4.0
• Get recommendations and shop for new products based on what works with the Apple devices you already own. • Manage your Apple account at a glance with the updated, easy-to-use Account tab. • Learn about helpful workshops and exciting events happening at your nearest Apple Store. • Stay on top of your in-store activities. Find out when your order is ready for pickup and see what time your reservation starts. • Scan a product at a participating Apple Store to get more information, make sure it’s compatible, and buy it from your iPhone. • Find out if a product you’ve added to Favorites is available when you visit a participating store.
The new version is also supports multitasking on iPads thanks to a new design that scales up from the iPhone version:
The previous version was designed specifically for iPad but lacked Split View and Slide Over features: