The iPhone's Wallet app on iOS 15 supports adding digital ID cards, with Apple apparently using facial recognition to verify your identity and validate your ID card with a selfie.
Safari's compact tabs on iPad are now entirely optional, and that's awesome news—the latest iPadOS beta now defaults to showing a separate row of tabs, just like Safari on your Mac.
iOS 15's redesigned Maps app now factors weather warnings when suggesting navigation routes to help you avoid flooded roads, snowstorms and more when planning your next journey.
Apple added several new features and redesigned the look for Safari in iOS 15, iPadOS 15 and macOS 12 Monterey. The Apple browser now comes with Tab Groups, which allows easy management of tabs in Safari. You can create tab groups, rename them, delete, move tabs around, and more. These Tab Groups will also sync across all your devices, making them accessible everywhere.
Apple is now testing upcoming AirPods Pro firmware that will bring software support for some of iOS 15's audio features like ambient noise reduction and spatial audio for FaceTime calls.
Changing iPhone text size used to be a global setting, but new controls that Apple added with the iOS 15 update allow you to adjust font size separately for each app installed on the system.
Apple introduced several new features and improvements to FaceTime during WWDC this year. One of these features is called SharePlay, and it allows users to share music or videos in FaceTime calls. With the iOS 15, iPadOS 15, tvOS 15, and macOS 12 Monterey update, users will be able to listen to music together or start a watch party while on a FaceTime call. You can also use SharePlay to share your screen in FaceTime, which is pretty useful.
Back in June, Apple unveiled the next major versions for all of its most popular platforms. Since then, Apple has been working on the public launch as it normally does: by seeding betas. And today, the newest prerelease software is now available for public beta testers trying out iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and macOS 12 Monterey.
It's a new year, which means there are new emoji in the works. And as is par for the course, we have an early look at what's likely going to be part of the new addition later this year. This updates not as vast as previous years, but there are certainly some noteworthy newcomers.
Apple implemented some controversial Safari changes with iOS 15 and iPadOS 15. To give you a feel of everything new in the Safari browser, we've created this hands-on video walkthrough,
Now that the third betas of Apple's next big updates are out there in the wild, the details are still trickling in. There's quite a bit of new in the latest prerelease software beta. And now we know one more bit, which should be helpful to those who might be worried about available storage on their device(s) when the new update arrives.
Earlier today, Apple seeded the latest beta of iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 to developers. Along with betas for the other major platform updates. With this being a big update for all of Apple's most popular operating systems, there's bound to be additional tweaks added to the mix with subsequent beta seeds.