WWDC 2021 Posts on XDA

macOS Monterey adds seamless drag-and-drop sharing between iPad and Mac

Those who own both a Mac and an iPad are probably aware of the feature "SideCar," which essentially turns the iPad into a secondary monitor for Mac. At WWDC today, Apple introduced a new feature in macOS Monterey that further synergizes collaboration between the Mac and iPad, while letting the latter remain an iPad. Named "Universal...

AirPods are getting new features to make it easier to hear and find them

During its ongoing WWDC 2021 keynote address, Apple shared details about some of the interesting new features coming to AirPods. The popular wireless earbuds will soon receive a new feature called Conversation boost, which will improve the listening experience for people with mild hearing impairments. The company will also roll out a feature that will...

Apple takes a jab at Facebook and Google with new privacy features

Apple has had a strong focus on user privacy over the past few years, and while some of their announcements were little more than lip service, the company has pushed ahead with changes that advertising companies like Google and Facebook haven't been entirely happy with. Last year, Apple started requiring all App Store apps to...

Live Text is Apple’s version of Google Lens for iOS

Apple is adding a new feature called Live Text with iOS 15 and its other new operating systems. If you're already familiar with Google Lens, Live Text seems to be Apple's version of it. It allows iPhones to recognize text in pictures and then take action on it. You can take a picture of a document...

iOS 15 will let you get on a plane without your ID card

This year's WWDC (Worldwide Developer Conference) is underway, and Apple has revealed a ton of new features that are a part of iOS 15. Not only has the company unveiled a forthcoming feature that will give you the ability to add keys and passes to your Apple Wallet, but iOS 15 will also let you...

iPad multitasking won’t be as terrible with iPadOS 15

For at least a few years now (and arguably since the first model), iPads have had capable hardware held back by strange software limitations. The recent iPad Pro refresh with an M1 chipset didn't solve much, pairing Apple's super-powerful chip with a limited OS, but the upcoming iPadOS 15 update is set to fix at...

iOS 15’s notifications could finally be better than Android

Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) is underway, and the first topic of discussion during the event was iOS 15. The company has already highlighted a couple of new features coming in the next major upgrade of the mobile operating system, including new FaceTime features, SharePlay, updated photo/link sharing in Messages, and more. Notifications in iOS...

Apple is finally bringing widgets on the home screen to iPadOS 15

Today, Apple held its keynote for WWDC, announcing new software updates like iOS 15, iPadOS 15, watchOS 8, tvOS 15, and macOS Monterey. For iPadOS 15, Apple is finally delivering some key iOS 14 features like home screen widgets. Indeed, last year, the Cupertino firm delivered home screen widgets for the iPhone, but iPad users...

Apple wants to take on Zoom with new FaceTime features

Apple kicked off this year’s WWDC (Worldwide Developers Conference) with new features coming to the next big update for iPhones, iOS 15. Facetime is the first native app to get a bunch of new features, which will help Apple compete with the likes of Zoom, Google Duo, and more. Apple says that it wants to make...

Wondering how to watch WWDC 2021 virtual keynote on iOS 15, macOS 12, and other Apple stuff? Here’s how!

Apple is hosting its annual WWDC developers conference virtually for the second year in a row. While the giant hosts many events throughout the year, WWDC is where we see most of the announcements about software improvements coming to different operating systems by Apple. At this year's event, Apple will be announcing key changes coming...

What Android features do you want to see in iOS 15?

Passionate iOS and Android fans are constantly bickering over which mobile OS is better. While the many differences between Android and iOS have fueled this unrelenting debate, both Google and Apple have clearly adopted key features for Android and iOS respectively from the other. Apple is set to preview the next version of iOS at...

Apple details its WWDC plans with a June 7 keynote for iOS 15 announcement

Apple's WWDC 2021 event is set to kick off on June 7. Today, the Cupertino firm detailed the highlights in the schedule. Just like every year, there's going to be a keynote on day one at 10am PT. And that's the big one. Apple is going to announce everything that's going to come with iOS 15...
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