Apple’s WWDC 2022: The 2022 Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), which has now ended, will continue until June 10. WWDC 2022 Keynotehe announced the next version of iOS, iOS16 which brings a lock screen update and new sharing, communication and intelligence features aimed at improving your iPhone experience. He also revealed watch OS 9 which includes new activity features, workout improvements, and the ability to track medications.Also Read – Apple’s New iOS 16 Allows Users to See WiFi Network Password
What’s most important about the event is that Apple confirmed its M2 processor and two new laptops: the Macbook Air and 13 inches Macbook Pro. The M2 is Apple’s next generation silicon with a 5 nanometer design. The M2 chipset can handle a maximum of 24 GB of unified memory. The 2022 MacBook Air will run the M2 chipset and comes with a new design. Apple also introduced a new MacBook Pro (13-inch) with the new M2 processor. The new Macs will arrive in India by next month. The MacBook Air with M2 starts at Rs 1,19,900. Also Read – Apple Will Change iPhone Connectors To Type-C By 2024 As EU Inks Grant Single Charging Port For All Devices
Apple MacBook Air 2022 Features
- The new Apple MacBook Air has arrived and it comes with MagSafe charging.
- This one has a 13.6-inch display, with a liquid retina display. The display supports 1 billion colors, which means it is a 10-bit display.
- MacBook Air features a new 1080p FaceTime HD camera with a larger image sensor and more efficient pixels that deliver twice the resolution and low-light performance of the previous generation.
- Speakers and microphones are integrated between the screen and the keyboard. It has a four-speaker audio system.
- Apple MacBook Air comes with Spatial Audio. Touch ID is still here on the MacBook Air.
- Apple MacBook Air gets a quiet fanless design.
- It comes with all-day battery life and 18-hour video playback. Users can charge two devices at once.
- Apple is also bringing 67W fast charging to the MacBook Air.
- The Mail app will allow you to cancel any sent email. Users will also be able to schedule an email.
MacBook Pro 2022
- The new 2022 MacBook Pro is also powered by the M2 chipset with support for a faster 8-core CPU and 10-core GPU.
- Apple explains that “playing graphics-intensive games like Baldur’s Gate 3 is also nearly 40 percent faster than the previous 13-inch MacBook Pro,10 and up to 3.3 times faster for customers upgrading level from a model without Apple silicon“.
- The new MacBook Pro model also features an active cooling system, up to 24GB of unified memory, and longer battery life with up to 20 hours of video playback.
- The model will be available in India from next month.
Price Apple MacBook Air, MacBook Pro India
- Apple announces that the new MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook Pro will be available at select Apple Authorized Resellers next month. There is no fixed date.
- Apple’s MacBook Air with M2 starts at Rs 119,900 and Rs 109,900 for Education.
- The 512GB storage option for the MacBook Air will cost Rs 1.49,900. The 13-inch MacBook Pro with M2 starts at Rs 129,900 and Rs 119,900 for Education.
- The 512GB MacBook Pro also costs Rs 1,49,900. The 35W dual-port USB-C power adapter will be available for Rs 5,800.
Apple iPadOS 16 Features
- For iPadOS 16, Apple offers customizable toolbars, the ability to change extensions in the Files folder, navigation buttons in the Files app, and more.
- There is also the ability to search and merge contacts, the ability to create lists in contacts, system-wide undo/redo option.
- The weather application arrives on iPad. Apple is also announcing WeatherKit to allow developers to integrate weather into their apps.
- Users will be able to share a document, spreadsheet with a selected group who can then automatically collaborate on the same. Apple says Collaborate will also come to iOS 16 and macOS.
Apple WatchOS 9 Features
- Apple Watch users will now have more choices of watch faces, with richer complications that provide more information and customization possibilities.
- In the updated Workout app, advanced metrics, views, and training experiences inspired by top athletes help users take their workouts to the next level.
- WatchOS 9 will also bring sleep stages to the Sleep app, and a new FDA-approved AFib history feature provides deeper insight into a user’s state.
- The new Medications app allows users to easily and discreetly manage, understand and track medications.
Apple iOS 16 Features
- Apple has officially unveiled iOS 16, the next-generation version of its operating system for compatible iPhone models.
- The iOS 16 software update will arrive later this year on the iPhone 8 and later devices, likely in September.
- The iOS 16 update will bring one of the biggest iOS lock screen updates in years with multi-layered customization options. Users will have access to wallpapers with widget-like functionality and the operating system will allow users to choose from different fonts and color filters while customizing their setup.
- They can also add widgets for upcoming calendar events, workout status, and choose multiple widgets, while choosing wallpapers and presets from a curated selection provided by Apple.
- iOS 16 will also feature a Photo Shuffle mode that will allow users to automatically toggle their lock screens.
Apple macOS Ventura
- The new version of macOS is called macOS Ventura.
- There is a new Stage Manager feature allowing users to focus on the app they are using without distractions.
- All other windows are laid out to the side when you activate Stage Manager. Seems much more manageable.
- Anyone who has opened 500 apps at once will obviously appreciate this Stage Manager feature.
Also Read – No iOS16 for iPhone 6S, 7 and the first generation SE; Apple says goodbye to the old iPad, Mac and Watch Series 3