The big news from Apple this week was that the next iPadOS 16 update apparently won’t arrive with its counterpart update for the iPhone in September, largely due to the need to continue to refine the new Stage Manager multitasking feature.
Other popular stories this week included more clues about the iPhone 14 Pro’s always-on display, potential design leaks for the next-gen entry-level iPad, speaker issues with the Apple Studio Display, and more, so read on for all the details on these stories and more!
Apple delays iPadOS 16 launch until October
Apple plans to delay the release of iPadOS 16 until October, instead of releasing the update within the usual September deadline, according to a report from Bloombergis Mark Gurman.
iOS 16 and watchOS 9 are still expected to release in September, followed by iPadOS 16 and macOS Ventura in October.
Gurman said delaying the release of iPadOS 16 will allow Apple to dedicate more engineering resources to the end of iOS 16 development and give Apple more time to refine iPadOS 16’s new Stage Manager multitasking feature. , which received some criticism.
iPhone 14 Pro always-on display guidance may be in Xcode 14
Rumors suggest that the next iPhone 14 Pro models will feature an always-on display, similar to the Apple Watch, and hints of what that always-on display might look like may be lurking in plain sight. all in the latest beta version of Apple’s Xcode developer tool.
The always-on display would allow users to see the time and date, the number of unread notifications, and iOS 16’s new lock screen widgets without having to tap to wake the screen.
The next entry-level iPad is rumored to feature flat edges, camera bumps, and more.
Apple is expected to update its entry-level 10.2-inch iPad later this year, and recently leaked renders offer a glimpse of what to expect from the device.
According to renders, shared by MySmartPrice, the 10th generation iPad could feature a design closer to that of the latest iPad mini, including flat edges and a protruding rear camera. The report also reiterated rumors of a larger screen, USB-C port, 5G, and an A14 chip.
Apple acknowledges Studio Display speaker issues and releases software update
In an internal memo to Apple Stores and Apple Authorized Service Providers, obtained by MacRumorsApple has acknowledged that some customers may experience sound-related issues with the Studio Display speakers, including unexpected and abrupt audio dropout, high-speed audio playback, distorted audio quality, and choppy playback.
Shortly after the memo was sent, Apple released a new Studio Display software update that appears to fix the speaker issues.
Apple adds eight more Macs to its list of vintage products
Apple updated its vintage product list this week with eight more MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and iMac models released in 2015 and 2016.
Notably, the first MacBook Pro models with the Touch Bar are now classified as vintage. Apple first introduced the Touch Bar in October 2016 as part of a complete redesign of the MacBook Pro, but Apple has since discontinued the feature on all models except the 13-inch MacBook Pro.
YouTubers test macOS Ventura’s Continuity Camera feature with Belkin Support
One of the new features that comes with macOS Ventura and iOS 16 is Continuity Camera, which lets you use an iPhone as a webcam for a Mac.
Belkin has designed a MagSafe-compatible Continuity Camera Mount that allows an iPhone to be mounted in an ideal location on a Mac for use as a webcam, and although the mount has not yet been released, several YouTubers have been able to test it out. to give us an idea of how it works.
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