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Games, collaboration, layered apps: what’s new in the new iPadOS
iPad’s new system update, iPadOS 16, puts the focus on collaboration. The automatic addition of collaborators, when a file is shared in a conversation was for example presented.
Another new feature is the Freeform application, which mixes video calls and document sharing to streamline remote group work.
The iPad’s Game Center interface also gets an improvement. The “SharePlay” function (share and play) is integrated to facilitate cooperative play.
Finally, the applications will now be visible simultaneously. The iPad approaches the computer by offering to open several applications on the home screen, and to superimpose them.
With “Continuity”, Facetime calls simultaneously on iPhone and Macbook
Apple has presented its new “Continuity” function, which greatly simplifies video calls on Facetime.
It will now be possible to switch from your Macbook to your iPhone without hanging up with your interlocutor. The iPhone camera can also be used as a webcam on the Macbook. Thus, two cameras can be used simultaneously.
Shared browsing, passwords: what’s new in macOS Ventura
Apple’s new computer operating system comes with a few new features.
The application dedicated to Mails will be improved, with a better search function or possibilities of scheduled sending. Apple also announces a new system intended to replace passwords, called Passkey, available on the Safari browser.
A “shared browsing” function will make it possible to surf online with several people and from a distance.
All about the new MacBook
Apple presented ultraportable computer integrating its new house processor, called M2. The MacBook Air is undergoing a major aesthetic overhaul.
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The prices of the new Macbooks in detail
The new Macbooks presented by Apple will cost respectively 1199 dollars for the Macbook Air M2, and 1299 dollars for the 13-inch Macbook Pro M2.
In France, they will be sold for 1499 euros for the Air and 1599 euros for the Pro.
A 13-inch Macbook Pro M2 also announced
It is therefore not one, but two Apple computers that will be equipped with Apple’s new generation chip, the M2.
A new Macbook Pro, in its 13-inch version, will be equipped with the M2.
Magsafe, new chip: Apple presents its brand new Macbook Air
The new Macbook Air has just been presented during this 2022 edition of WWDC.
It will be equipped with the M2 chip announced just before by the company. Four colors will be available.
The device is advertised as “thinner, lighter and faster”.
Another weight announcement: it will also be equipped with the Magsafe charger, and the fast charging function.
Apple announces its new chip, the M2
Particularly awaited, the M2 chip from Apple has just been presented. More powerful, with more capacities, this chip will equip the next generation of Macbook.
It is also less energy intensive.
Apple announcements are also in Tech&Co
At 8 p.m., on BFM BUSINESS, also find Tech&Co who will come back to Apple’s announcements:
Sport, Siri, notifications: the new features of the Apple Watch
Apple’s connected watch has some interesting new features.
New watch faces will be available, as well as a new interface for Siri. An option will also make notifications on the watch face more discreet.
The Apple Watch is still of interest to athletes, with an improved interface dedicated to running. The usual routes will, for example, be recorded, in order to be able to compare one’s own performance. A “multisport” system is also integrated, for triathletes for example.
Apple’s sports app Fitness will now be available on iPhone even without an Apple Watch.
Apple introduces Safety Check, to protect victims of abuse
To protect victims of harassment or abuse, Apple introduced Safety Check, a system to better protect personal information.
In particular, it allows you to restrict access to your messages, decide who has access to them or even lock all devices at the same time.
iOS 16: the new version of Maps extends to France
The new features of Apple’s mapping service are made available in a series of countries, including France.
In particular, it includes functions dedicated to cyclists, such as routes. Panoramic photos will also be available, in order to see a place at 360 degrees.
Finally, it will be possible to program several stops on a single route.
Apple Pay: deferred payment now available
Apple has just introduced a new function for its integrated payment system. Apple Pay will allow you to pay for any purchase in four instalments, with partner merchants.
The company is also introducing Apple Pay Order, a system for tracking deliveries in real time.
This feature is currently available in the United States.
Editing, voice dictation: new for iMessage
iPhone iMessages are entitled to several big new features. It is now possible to modify a message, and even to cancel a sending.
Conversations can also be marked as “unread”. An option that allows you not to forget to answer it later.
Voice dictation will also be available simultaneously with keyboard writing.
Customizable background, widgets: the lock screen transformed with iOS
First novelty announced by Apple: a total redesign of the iPhone lock screen. With this new iOS 16 update, the lock screen will be much more customizable.
A selection of widgets, such as the calendar or the weather, is also integrated. These will be directly available without unlocking the iPhone.
In terms of design, color filters, new selection of wallpapers and hour font will now be interchangeable.
Notifications are also modified. Apple launches “live activities”, which allows you to focus on a selection of applications. Concentration mode is improved, with an update dedicated for example to work.
BFMTV is in Apple Park, California for WWDC 2022
Hello everyone and thank you for following this live! From 7 p.m., we will present the new products announced by Apple. On the program (probably): the evolution of the iPhone’s operating system, the various software updates, or even possible news from Apple’s virtual reality project.