Five new software features we expect Apple to unveil


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We’re officially a couple of weeks away from the WWDC 2022 keynote, set to take place on June 6. During the Apple event, the company will likely introduce iOS 16, iPadOS 16, watchOS 9, tvOS 16, and macOS 13. Here are five new software features we expect Apple to unveil at the keynote.

iOS 16 will revamp Focus Mode

With iOS 15, Apple introduced the Focus Mode feature. It helps users minimize distractions by bringing more flexibility, control, and automation to their routine.

Personally, I think this is one of the most important features available with iOS 15 and a new string added to iOS 15.5 shows that Apple could be revamping this function and previewing it during WWDC 2022.

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Watch Faces to get some love during WWDC 2022

Every couple of years, Apple has been increasing the screen size of the Apple Watch. Unfortunately, while the company has added new Watch Faces over these years, it hasn’t caught up with some old versions.

With that in mind, a Bloomberg report shows that Apple is finally readying updates to many of its built-in watch faces. Mark Gurman says Apple aims to “refresh many” of its faces this year.

If this turns out to be true, watchOS 9 could be really exciting, as Gurman also believes this will be one of the most important years for the Apple Watch history.

Proper multitasking interface coming to iPadOS 16

Every year, rumors say Apple will bring a proper multitasking interface to iPadOS. This time is no different, although it finally seems like Apple will improve multitasking for iPad users.

Windows, for example, would be the safest bet to really improve the iPad experience with bigger screens. Although the company made it easier to use Slide Over and Split View, the operating system is still not there yet.

Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman suggested that Apple could feature a “pro” mode for iPad Pro models, which…