iOS 16 has lock screen widgets, updated notifications, and more!

THE WWDC22 It is already up and running, and of course, with it, we now have the next generation of operating systems that can run on hundreds of millions of iPhones around the world: ladies and gentlemen, iOS 16 is among us!

The first novelty of the new system is the new one Lock screen. Here’s a complete recreation of the space, basically customizing everything you see on the interface. You can change the look of the clock, add depth effects to photos taken in portrait mode, and change styles, fonts, colors, and more.

We have it too screen lock widgets. You can quickly check calendar events, location temperature, activity circles, and more. And you can have multiple lock screens, one for each moment of your day, for example. Photos may change from time to time, including suggestions from the system itself. There are options for dynamic displays, such as the Weather app that currently shows the weather in your location.

The notifications also won a store bath. They now appear on a tile at the bottom of the lock screen, and you can expand or hide them. There are also calls Live Activities, “real-time” notifications that show information about something that’s happening at the moment: the score of a game, the proximity of the Ubera you’ve requested, or the length of your workout. They can be expanded to take up the full screen for more information.

O focus modehowever, it is now also on the lock screen: each screen can be linked to a Focus profile, such as work, personal life, or travel. Your preferences also extend to the home screen and apps Focus filterswhich only shows content that is relevant to the moment – in Safari, for example, the browser can only show current bookmarks, and in Messages and Calendars, applications also keep the current Focus.

-n iMessage, three new features will come in iOS 16: edit messages, delete messages, and mark messages as unread, for those who want to reply later, for example. Shared feature for you (Shared with you) Now available to developers with a new API.

O SharePlay It also has enhancements: by clicking on FaceTime, you can check all installed apps that support the feature, and you can check other apps in the App Store to enjoy with your friends. SharePlay will also be available in iMessage instead of audio / video sharing experience instead of text messaging.

O Saying This is another aspect of the system that has been the focus of the update: now a whole new experience allows you to seamlessly switch between typing and dictation – start talking and text will appear on the screen, even if the keyboard is visible. It is also possible to select a piece of text by touch and replace it with voice. Dictation is able to automatically add punctuation marks as well as add emojis.

Resource Live Text (live text) will now work with videos: pause the video and interact with the text displayed on the screen. There will also be quick actions: you can translate something into a foreign language or convert the units quickly. And in Camera, you can return entire documents (or menus, for example) instantly. Developers will have a new API to integrate the feature into their applications.

resource of knowledge of objects it’s even more powerful, and is able to automatically detect the main part of an image (like your pet, for example) and “separate” it – so you can select a case-by-case object and share it anywhere, such as iMessage.

And this is just the beginning: the app Portfolio (Wallet) will expand support for personal documents in 11 states, including Maryland and Arizona. In addition, keys (for hotels, for example) will be easier to share with other apps, such as WhatsApp, as well as with Android users through an industry-wide standard.

O Apple Pay will win Click Pay (already announced) and a new function called Apple Pay Later, Which allows payments to be split into four installments on the Apple platform, spread over six weeks, with no interest or extra fees. The platform will also win Apple Pay order trackingwhich will allow sellers to integrate their shipping information directly into the Wallet app.

Below is the news maps: Apple’s updated maps will reach 11 new countries, including France, Switzerland and New Zealand. A new one urban mode It shows even richer 3D details, including in cities like Las Vegas and New York. Routes can have more than one stop (up to 15), and you can plan on your Mac and send them to your iPhone; You can also ask Siri for instructions on how to add new stops along the way. On public transport, tickets will be available, with a fee and balance alert coming to an end. The Look Around MapKit will eventually arrive, allowing developers to add information to their applications.

This is another focus of iOS 16 sports: Apple TV is able to display live scores Live Activities notifications, and Apple News will feature a special section with your favorite teams and leagues, including real-time rankings, schedules, news, and videos, all for free and available in four countries. If the user is a subscriber to Apple News +, there will also be special coverage for paid vehicles in groups and leagues in a row.

-n family sharing, it will be easier to create and manage children’s accounts with a special screen to set the age of the child, to choose which applications are available, books, series, movies and much more. You can also quickly set screen time, location, and more; children may request extra time via iMessage. All of this can be set up with a new iPhone / iPad held by an adult in the family next to a pre-configured device.

There is also news photos: with me iCloud shared photo library, a group of up to five people can collaborate on a photo album so that everyone can access photos from a trip or event, for example. You can automatically select photos for a specific period of time or with specific people, and in the Camera app you can quickly select whether the photo you take is shared with your family library or your personal library. Changes are also synchronized with the shared library, and their contents will appear in the Memories and Photos widget for everyone involved.

THE Privacy It will also get improvements in iOS 16. A new feature, called Security check (Security Check) will allow users with abusive relationships (and female users) quick access to important sharing settings. One button lets you instantly reset all accesses you share with someone else, such as location, passwords, and all the information you share with friends and family, as well as apps and services connected to them. single screen your accounts.

O HomeKit it’s even better. Standard subject finally is officially announced and has the basics of HomeKit, with dozens of brands that support the standard, allowing Apple to connect the ecosystem to even more products and platforms. To keep up with the news, the Home app has also been revamped to control all devices connected to a simpler interface on a single screen. There are new light bulbs, weather, security and other new categories, and everything can be sorted by camera or other filters. Your security cameras are visible directly from the home screen, and you can set up widgets on the lock screen to make things even easier.

O CarPlaywhile it has been updated to “reinvent the car’s interior experience” and invade every screen in your vehicle. Now it can also take control of your car’s dashboard, controlling the air conditioning, showing speed, fuel (or battery) level, vehicle radio, seat tilt, and more. There are also iPhone widgets and information at a glance, with real-time communication between your phone and your car system. The new CarPlay can be adapted to any vehicle type (and number of screens), and you can choose from a variety of different types of layouts and interfaces to choose the one that suits you best. Dozens of automakers have already committed to adopting a new version of CarPlay for their vehicles, and plans to release the first one next year.

Want more? Well, we’ve enhanced AirPods’ spatial audio to help you understand your surroundings with the iPhone’s TrueDepth camera, as well as a Quick Notes feature from Mac and new Memojis options.

In short, this is iOS 16 – Apple has not announced it yet, but it is likely that the system will be released in the first beta later today, with a final release scheduled for next September / October.

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