Apple will reportedly delay the launch of its updated iPad software, so it can have more time to improve its new multitasking feature.
This means that iPadOS 16 won’t be out until October, one month after the early release of the new iPhone operating system, iOS 16.
Historically, the tech giant simultaneously released new operating systems for the iPhone and iPad in September.
However, according to Bloomberg, Apple is postponing the launch date of iPadOS 16 as it is still working on the tablet’s new “Stage Manager” feature.
Announced at the Worldwide Developers Conference 2022 (WWDC 2022), Stage Manager will allow users to easily scroll between different applications and activities.
Open windows will appear on the left side of the display in recent order, allowing users to organize their desktop and get an overview of what is running.
However, anonymous sources revealed that the bugs emerged during the beta test as well as the lack of compatibility with most iPads and complain that its interface is “confusing”.
Apple is rumored to delay the launch of the new iPad OS by one month after setbacks with the “Stage Manager” feature, which will allow users to scroll through open apps
This means that the iPadOS 16 will not arrive until October, a month after the release of the new iPhone iOS16 operating system. Historically, the tech giant simultaneously released new operating systems for the iPhone and iPad in September
iPadOS 16: MAIN FEATURES
- Multitasking tool for scene manager
- Freeform shared whiteboard app
- Weather app
- Ability to edit and send messages in the Messages app
- Email scheduling
- Live text updated to include video
The latest Mac software, macOS Ventura, will also ship with Stage Manager, but has reportedly encountered fewer issues in development.
Like iPadOS 16, this Mac update is slated for October, but this is the normal time for Apple to release desktop software.
The source also shared that the staggered release schedule of iPadOS 16 and iOS 16 will allow engineers to spend more time on the latter.
Unveiled at WWDC 2022, the iPadOS 16 will have the Freeform app, which provides users with a shared canvas where they can collaborate with others.
Finally, it will also have a Weather app installed, as well as updates for Live Text which copies and translates the text shown in photos and videos.
iPadOS 16 will also allow users to edit and unsend messages in the Messages app and schedule emails in Mail.
Apple unveiled new iPhone iOS 16 software in June at WWDC 2022, which features a redesigned lock screen and the ability to unsubscribe from messages.
Apple unveiled new iOS16 iPhone software in June at WWDC 2022, which features a redesigned lock screen and the ability to unsubscribe from messages
Unveiled at WWDC 2022, the iPadOS 16 will have the Freeform app, which provides users with a shared canvas where they can collaborate with others. Finally, it will also have a Weather app installed, as well as updates for Live Text which copies and translates the text shown in photos and videos. Pictured: iPad Air unveiled in March
Includes “biggest ever update” to the lock screen, making it easy to change background photos and display font color and design.
The tech giant also announced Apple Pay Later, which splits payments into four installs over six weeks without interest.
The next software update for Apple Watch, WatchOS 9, was previewed at the event, which is still slated to release in September alongside iOS 16.
WatchOS 9 will come with four new watch faces to choose from, and the Training app will have custom workouts, heart rate zones, and multisport modes for triathletes.
Those hoping to track their sleep will also benefit from the introduction of sleep stages into the sleep experience on the Apple Watch.
One of the biggest updates is a new Drugs experience, which helps users keep track of their medications, vitamins, and supplements, and set up schedules and reminders.
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Apple’s next flagship smartwatch will have a 5% larger display and will be able to monitor your body temperature to detect if you have a fever, leaks suggest.
According to prolific Apple whistleblower Mark Gurman in Los Angeles, the company will add body temperature sensing to its Series 8 model, which is expected to be released this fall.
Meanwhile, another leaker, Ross Young in Austin, Texas, says the Series 8’s screen size will measure 1.99 inches diagonally.
That would make the Series 8 the largest Apple Watch screen ever made, although the largest on the market overall is the Domiwear DM100, which has a whopping 2.86-inch screen.
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