Worldwide Developer Conference which is an acronym WWDC, Apple’s annual developer event, aired on 6th of June. The company’s upcoming software platforms, Apple has launched two new MacBooks to its lineup that includes-
A next-generation upgrade of the company’s most popular laptop, and The MacBook Air.
It has listed various latest characteristics for its automotive infotainment platform, CarPlay, and has taken one step ahead towards adopting Passwordless logins on macOS with Passkey. The release is taken a significant announcement from Apple at WWDC 2022.
New M2-powered MacBook’s
Apple took to the WWDC 2022 stage to release the base variant of the next generation of its custom chipsets. Aptly called M2, the latter succeeds the M1 SoC with an 18% faster CPU processor, 35% faster GPU, and better power efficiency.
iOS 16: New lock screen, live text translation
The latest generation of Apple’s mobile operating system is typically the hot news of WWDCs. In the current year, Apple has finally overhauled the lock screen and notifications, which is quite basic in comparison to what Google’s Android is offering as an attraction. It is featured with the latest font customizations as well as different colour customizations, along with the integration of third-party widgets.
MacOS Ventura: Passkeys, Continuity camera
The most important characteristic of macOS Ventura is its ability to integrate Passwordless logins. This is considered Apple’s step ahead to an industry-wide collaboration that it had announced alongside the FIDO Alliance, Google and Microsoft in May 2022. Passkey is the Passwordless login feature which will ask for biometric data to sign you into various platforms.
WatchOS 9: New watch faces, banners
In addition to Apple’s fitness features, watchOS 9 now has four new Watch faces –
- Playtime, and
Apple has finally offered drop-down banner notifications on watchOS, which means that every notification would not consume the entire screen on your Watch.
Others: iPadOS and CarPlay
Other updates include iPadOS, which is already coming to iOS 16. However, one major aspect is the addition of Stage Manager to iPadOS, which could enable users to organize windows and applications on iPads in a much better way than before.