Apple would delay the launch of its update iPad software, so he can have more time to improve his new multitasking feature.
This means iPadOS 16 won’t be released until October – a month after the new one’s scheduled release. iPhone operating system, iOS 16.
Historically, the tech giant has released new operating systems for the iPhone and iPad at the same time in September.
However, according to BloombergApple is pushing back the iPadOS 16 launch date as it is still working on the tablet’s new “Stage Manager” feature.
Announced at the 2022 Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC 2022), Stage Manager will allow users to easily switch between different applications and tasks.
Open windows will be displayed on the left side of the screen in order of recency, allowing users to organize their desktop and get an overview of what is running.
However, anonymous sources revealed that bugs surfaced during beta testing, along with a lack of compatibility with most iPads and complaints that its interface is ‘confusing’.
Apple is rumored to delay the launch of the new iPad operating system for a month after setbacks with the ‘Stage Manager’ feature, which will allow users to flick between open apps
This means that iPadOS 16 will not arrive until October, a month after the release of the new iOS16 iPhone operating system. Historically, the tech giant released new operating systems for the iPhone and iPad at the same time in September.
iPadOS 16: KEY FEATURES
- Stage Manager multitasking tool
- Free-form shared whiteboard app
- Weather app
- Ability to edit and unsend 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 that would have had fewer development issues.
Like iPadOS 16, this Mac update is slated for October, but that’s the standard time Apple releases 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, iPadOS 16 will have the Freeform app, which provides users with a shared canvas where they can collaborate with others.
It will also finally have a weather app installed, as well as updates for Live Text which copies and translates text displayed on 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 includes a redesigned lock screen as well as the ability to unsend messages.
Apple unveiled new iOS16 iPhone software in June at WWDC 2022, which includes a redesigned lock screen as well as the ability to unsend messages
Unveiled at WWDC 2022, iPadOS 16 will have the Freeform app, which provides users with a shared canvas where they can collaborate with others. It will also finally have a weather app installed, as well as updates for Live Text which copies and translates text displayed on photos and videos. Pictured: iPad Air unveiled in March
It includes “the biggest update ever” to the lock screen, making it easier to change background photos and display font color and design.
The tech juggernaut also announced Apple Pay Later, which splits payments into four interest-free installments over six weeks.
The next software update for the Apple Watch, WatchOS 9, was previewed at the event, which is still slated for release in September alongside iOS 16.
WatchOS 9 will come with four new watch faces to choose from, and the Workout app will feature personalized workouts, heart rate zones, and a multisport mode for triathletes.
Those hoping to track their sleep will also benefit from the introduction of sleep stages to the sleep experience on Apple Watch.
One of the biggest updates is a new Medications experience, which helps users track their medications, vitamins, and supplements and set up schedules and reminders.
Apple Watch Series 8 will have a 5% larger screen and can track your body temperature to detect if you have a fever, according to leaks
Apple’s next flagship smartwatch will have a 5% larger screen and will be able to track your body temperature to detect if you have a fever, leaks suggest.
According to prolific Apple tipster Mark Gurman in Los Angelesthe firm will add body temperature detection to its Series 8 model, which is expected to be released this fall.
Meanwhile, another leaker, Ross Young in Austin, Texasclaims that the Series 8 screen size will measure 1.99 inches diagonally.
This would make the Series 8 the largest Apple Watch display to date, although the largest on the market is the Domiwear DM100, which has a whopping 2.86-inch screen.
Apple is expected to launch a total of three smartwatches this fall, including the Series 8, which is also said to have a flat screen. Renders created by Arkansas-based leaker and YouTube host Jon Prosser show what the Series 8 screen could look like