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San Francisco, Jun 7 (IANS) Apple has previewed the latest iOS 16, along with 16, iPadOS 16, macOS Ventura and watchOS 9 and it has also confirmed that public betas of these operating systems will be available in July through the company test website. .

The tech giant said iOS 16 delivers the biggest update to the lock screen with new features that make it more beautiful, personal and useful.

“iOS 16 is a big release with updates that will change the way you use iPhone,” Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice president of software engineering, said in a statement.

“We’ve redesigned the look and feel of the lock screen with some cool new features that make it more personal and useful,” he added.

With iOS 16, the company introduced iCloud Shared Photo Library for families, streamlined communication with new features in Messages and Mail, and harnessed improved intelligence with updates to Live Text and Visual Look Up. .

Users can also create lock screens using their favorite emoji or color combinations. With multiple lock screens, users can switch between their favorites with just a swipe.

Live Activities is a new feature that helps users stay up to date with what’s happening in real time, such as a sports game, workout, carpool or food delivery order, right from the screen of lockdown.

Siri has added the ability to run shortcuts as soon as an app is downloaded without requiring prior configuration.

Face ID for iPhone will work in landscape mode in iOS 16.

Meanwhile, AiPadOS 16 introduced a new multitasking experience, new ways to collaborate with others, and new features for business users that take advantage of the power of the M1 chip.

It’s delivered a whole new multitasking experience with Stage Manager and full external display support, new ways to collaborate through Messages, big updates to Mail and Safari, iCloud Shared Photo Library , and more.

The tech giant also previewed macOS Ventura, the latest version of the world’s most advanced desktop operating system, taking the Mac experience to a whole new level.

“macOS Ventura includes powerful features and new innovations that help make the Mac experience even better,” Federighi said.

“New tools like Stage Manager make it easier and faster to focus on tasks and move between apps and windows than ever before, and Continuity Camera brings new video conferencing features to any Mac, including Desk View, Studio Light, and more.”


Updated: 07-Jun-2022