WWDC 2021 – Here’s what you need to know…

WWDC 2021 was almost 2 hours long, so we have created this short article with all the most important updates!
WWDC 2021
WWDC 2021

Apple just released some exciting new software updates to our favorite Apple Devices. WWDC 2021 was almost 2 hours long and we think that’s a little longer than the attention span of most people. So, we have created this short article with all the most important updates and listed them in an order of usefulness and importance.

iOS 15

  1. Focus
    Lets you focus on things that you are doing, for example, Work, Personal, Sleep, Gaming, and more…
  1. SharePlay
    Allows you to listen, watch, and share your screen with other people using Mac, iPad, or iPhone.
  2. Live Text
    Allows you to select and copy text from images and photos.
  1. Shared with You
    Has a separate section in Photos, Music, News, Safari, Podcasts, and Apple TV that includes things that have been shared with you depending on what it is.
  2. Notification Summary
  3. Redesigned Weather App
  4. All-New Maps
  5. Portrait Mode in FaceTime
    8.5. Spotlight Photos Search
  6. Spatial Audio and FaceTime Links
    9.5. Offline Siri
  7. Interactive Memories

iPadOS 15

  1. Quick Note
    Allows you to type or jot down a quick note by swiping up from the corner of your screen.
  1. Multitasking Features
  1. App Library
  2. Widgets on Home Screen
  3. Other iOS 15 Features brought over to iPadOS 15
  4. Keyboard Shortcuts
  5. Building Apps on iPad
  6. Auto Translate
  7. Support for Game Controllers
  8. Universal Control
    Allows you to Seamlessly and Wirelessly control your iPad, Mac, iMac using Universal Control.

watchOS 8

  1. Mindfulness
  1. Walking Steadiness
    Checks to see how steady you are while walking and your risk of falling.
  2. Respiratory Rates
    Checks your breathing rate while sleeping.
  3. Portrait Mode Photos Watch Faces
  4. Share Photos via Messages and Mail

macOS 12 (Monterey)

  1. Shortcuts on Mac
  2. Universal Control
  3. AirPlay to Mac
    Allows you to take video from your iPhone and view it on Mac.
  4. Redesigned Safari
  1. System-Wide Translation
  2. Low Power Mode
  3. Tab Groups in Safari
  4. Portrait Mode and Spatial Audio in FaceTime
  5. Focus
  6. Quick Note
  7. Live Text
  8. SharePlay
  9. Shared With You

Compatibility

iOS 15:

  • iPhone 12
  • iPhone 12 mini
  • iPhone 12 Pro
  • iPhone 12 Pro Max
  • iPhone 11
  • iPhone 11 Pro
  • iPhone 11 Pro Max
  • iPhone XS
  • iPhone XS Max
  • iPhone XR
  • iPhone X
  • iPhone 8
  • iPhone 8 Plus
  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone 6s
  • iPhone 6s Plus
  • iPhone SE (1st generation)
  • iPhone SE (2nd generation)
  • iPod touch (7th generation)

iPadOS 15:

  • iPad Pro 12.9-inch (5th generation)
  • iPad Pro 11-inch (3rd generation)
  • iPad Pro 12.9-inch (4th generation)
  • iPad Pro 11-inch (2nd generation)
  • iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3rd generation)
  • iPad Pro 11-inch (1st generation)
  • iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2nd generation)
  • iPad Pro 12.9-inch (1st generation)
  • iPad Pro 10.5-inch
  • iPad Pro 9.7-inch
  • iPad (8th generation)
  • iPad (7th generation)
  • iPad (6th generation)
  • iPad (5th generation)
  • iPad mini (5th generation)
  • iPad mini 4
  • iPad Air (4th generation)
  • iPad Air (3rd generation)
  • iPad Air 2

watchOS 8:

  • Apple Watch Series 3
  • Apple Watch Series 4
  • Apple Watch Series 5
  • Apple Watch SE
  • Apple Watch Series 6

macOS 12 (Monterey):

  • iMac Late 2015 and later
  • Mac Pro Late 2013 and later
  • iMac Pro 2017 and later
  • Mac mini Late 2014 and later
  • MacBook Air Early 2015 and later
  • MacBook Early 2016 and later
  • MacBook Pro Early 2015 and later

*Not all features work on compatible devices

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