FP StaffAug 04, 2022 12:50:18 IST
Apple can be internet hosting their fall occasion someday in September, the place they plan to launch the upcoming iPhone 14 collection. If Apple’s historical past and sure rumours are something to go by, the autumn occasion will happen on September 6 this 12 months.
Initially, Apple had hoped that they might be launching the extremely anticipated iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 at their fall occasion. Now, rumours have surfaced which counsel that whereas Apple could also be releasing the iOS 16 within the September occasion, they might be pressured to delay the launch of the iPadOS 16, and as an alternative launch it in Oc tober. Evidently, Apple wants extra time to excellent the iPadOS 16 expertise because it pertains to Stage Manager.
It’s unclear whether or not Apple plans main modifications to Stage Manager between now and its launch in October. iPadOS 16 is presently on its fourth developer beta and can also be obtainable to public beta testers, most of whom have reported minor enhancements to Stage Manager in the course of the beta testing interval.
The beta testing has additionally revealed that the Stage Manager in iPadOS 16 has been very buggy, has a complicated interface and has compatibility points with most older iPads.
Coincidentally, this delay could also be a blessing in disguise for Apple. Delaying the launch of iPadOS 16 by one month pushes its launch nearer to the launch of the brand new iPad Pro which is meant to have the brand new M2 chip. It may also imply that iPadOS 16 is launched nearer to, or similtaneously, macOS Ventura.
Apart from Stage Manager, iPadOS 16 has plenty of new options. This consists of iCloud Shared Photo Library, enhancements in Messages, correct exterior show assist, plenty of upgrades to Safari and so forth.
This isn’t the primary time that Apple has separated the releases of iOS and iPadOS. In 2019, iOS 13 was launched to the general public on September 19, whereas iPadOS 13 was launched nearly per week later, on September 24.