This month in May, Google launched the beta of Android 12 during its Google I / O conference, which is now available for some models like Xiaomi, OnePlus, ASUS, Realme, etc. in addition to the pixel smartphones from Mountain View. This conference also gave Google the opportunity to showcase some new features of its ecosystem, such as For example, an overhaul of Android on smartphones, new functions to protect privacy or a partnership with Samsung for connected watches.
In June it will be Apple’s turn to present its new products at the WWDC conference. The company had previously announced the dates of this conference and announced that it would continue to be held in a virtual format, as in 2020.
And this weekend Apple released the program for this event. As usual, this begins with a keynote. This is the part that will interest the general public as various Apple executives will step in during the keynote to provide an overview of the next versions of iOS, iPadOS, WatchOS and macOS. The keynote will take place on June 7th at 7 p.m. Two announcements are particularly anticipated: those of new versions of iOS and iPadOS.
As a reminder, Apple presented a redesign of the user interface for these operating systems in 2020. On the hardware side, the company announced the transition of its computers from Intel processors to Apple silicon processors. This transition, which is still going on today, is important. In this way, the company can offer more efficient computers with better energy efficiency, which should increase sales.
After the launch keynote, developers will be able to attend more than 200 Apple-organized sessions that are accessible for free. “Attend over 200 in-depth sessions to keep building the world’s most innovative applications. Collections of videos are published daily. Watch during the week or anytime after on the Internet or in the Apple Developer App on iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple TV, ”says the program published by Apple.
In the meantime, new updates for iOS
As Apple prepares for the launch of iOS 15, iOS 14 continues to benefit from new updates. After the iOS 14.5 update, the company just rolled out the new iOS 14.6 update. In particular, this brings with it some new features that Apple announced at an earlier event.
These new features include paid podcasts, the Apple Card Family (in countries where the Apple Card is already available), and better integration of Shazam with the operating system. Previously, Apple had also announced new accessibility features for the iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch.
With one of these functions, you can, for example, control an Apple Watch without having to touch the touchscreen. IPad supports accessories that use the user’s eyes as a pointing device.
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