WWDC 2022 Posts on XDA

Is Apple taking the lazy way out with the MacBook Pro 13?

During Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference 2022, the company gave us a glimpse of its future, sharing announcements for iOS 16, iPadOS 16, watchOS 9, and macOS 13. Along with software, Apple also showed off new hardware, announcing its new MacBook Air (2022) and more surprisingly, an "updated" MacBook Pro 13. While the former was a...

Apple iPads will support new external hardware thanks to iPadOS 16 DriverKit update

This week, Apple held its WWDC event, ushering in a new era of software for its iOS 16, iPadOS 16, watchOS 9, and macOS 13 devices. While there were plenty of highlights, iPadOS 16 might be the most curious, as the new update blurs the lines even further between Apple's tablet and computing products. Furthermore,...

Apple details how Continuity Camera’s webcam feature will work with your iPhone and Mac

During its second day of WWDC, Apple offered more details about its new Continuity Camera feature, which was showcased during the main keynote. Karen Xing, an engineer from the Camera Software Team spoke more about how the feature works. The new Continuity Camera feature gives users the ability to use their iPhone as a webcam....

watchOS 9 Developer Beta 1 Hands-On: Iterative improvements focusing on exercises and sleep

Compared to all the other software updates announced at this year's WWDC (Worldwide Developer Conference) including and especially the game-changing iPadOS 16, the new software for the Apple Watch -- watchOS 9 -- is a mostly iterative update with subtle improvements. But with so many people wearing the Apple Watch (reportedly over 100 million) and with...

[Update: More details] Polestar will be one of the first cars to get the new Apple CarPlay

At WWDC 22 Apple revealed a radical new look for CarPlay, albeit over a year ahead of it actually arriving. Nevertheless, the first car maker to support the new version has revealed itself and it's not necessarily the one we'd have picked. Polestar, makers of the Polestar 2, announced on Twitter that their cars would...

Unreleased HomePod model found buried within the iOS 16 beta

One of the many interesting parts of playing around with beta software is poking for things that you're not supposed to find. In the case of iOS 16, announced just yesterday at WWDC, it seems Apple has buried references to a HomePod. But not just any HomePod. This is a HomePod that doesn't exist yet....

iOS 16 brings haptic feedback to the iPhone’s keyboard

A whole lot of exciting announcements came out of WWDC 2022, including details about iOS 16, macOS Ventura, and more. That being said, Apple didn't highlight all of the new features in these releases on stage during the keynote, such as the support for using Face ID in landscape mode on iPhones. Similarly, Apple didn't...

Apple adds official support for Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons and Pro Controller in iOS 16

If you want to game on your iPhone, you’ll probably want to connect a gamepad or controller over the Lightning connector or Bluetooth. There are tons of generic gaming accessories out there that can work on iOS, but many of you are probably interested in using gaming controllers you already own. For example, if you...

No Man’s Sky is coming to the iPad later this year

In all of Apple's WWDC talk about gaming on the Mac and the iPad, apparently, this one piece of news wasn't a big enough deal to get presentation time. But it's actually a huge deal and something of a statement of intent for iPad gaming going forward. No Man's Sky was proudly shown off as coming...

Landscape Face ID support will arrive on iPhones with iOS 16

During its WWDC 2022 event, Apple showcased many new features coming to iOS 16. With limited time it could only mention so much. But, it looks like iOS 16 will bring an improvement for Face ID, giving iPhone users the ability to unlock their phones in landscape mode. Apple announced a variety of different updates arriving to...

Apple unveiled the worst laptop of 2022 at WWDC

At a jam-packed WWDC 2022 today, Apple unveiled the latest versions of iOS, iPadOS, and macOS, alongside hotly-anticipated new Apple silicon and health features. Today's keynote also saw the arrival of the exhaustively leaked M2-powered MacBook Air, which incorporates the controversial screen notch from the company's line of 2021 MacBook Pros. But that wasn't the most...

Apple confirms watchOS 9 won’t be coming to the Apple Watch Series 3

Earlier today, Apple introduced watchOS 9 during its WWDC 22 keynote, including a range of new features such as improved sleep tracking, a new Medications app, and more. If you're rocking an Apple Watch Series 3, however, you won't be able to enjoy those new features, because watchOS 9 isn't coming your way. In the official...