Wondering what happened in the Apple universe this week? Well, we’ve summarised the highlights for you right here. From this year’s WWDC announcement to AirPods price hike and more, we’ve got it all here for you so you’ll be caught up in no time. Read on to see what you missed in Apple news this week.
WWDC22 Dates Revealed With Keynote on 6 June
Apple has finally announced the dates for its annual Worldwide Developers Conference, to be held from 6 June to 10 June. The event will kick off with a keynote on 6 June at Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino, which will be streamed online with a small in-person viewing for developers and students at Apple Park. We’re expecting to see announcements for software updates, including iOS 16, iPadOS 16, macOS 13, watchOS 9, and more.
Apple Releases Public Beta for iOS, iPadOS & More
Apple this week released the public beta updates for iOS 15.5, iPadOS 15.5, macOS 12.4, watchOS 8.6, and tvOS 15.5. The new updates seem to be mainly bug fixes, which is quite different from the iOS 15.4 that came packed with a host of new features and emojis. However, it does seem like it might bring support for external purchases for apps.
iPhone Saves Snowboarder in the Alps
In yet another report of an Apple device saving a user’s life, a snowboarder 10,000 feet up in the Alps found himself grateful for his iPhone’s emergency features that let him call for help after falling into a crevasse.
Apple Increases India Prices for AirPods
There’s bad news for Apple users in India. The much-loved Apple AirPods just saw a price hike this week, which means the already expensive Bluetooth headphones just got even more expensive. This increase in price means the premium headphones now cost 5-10% more.
Apple’s Week in Rumours
What’s in the headlines about Apple’s upcoming plans? Here are some recent leaks and rumours to get you going.
- WhatsApp for iOS might be getting polls soon.
- The rumoured upcoming Apple Watch geared towards extreme sports might carry higher waterproof ratings.
- We might see an OLED iPad in 2024.
Applesutra This Week
Here’s what Applesutra covered this week in news and more.
- Is the Upcoming Apple iPhone 14 a Game Changer in the Making?
- Hate to Be the Bearer of Bad News But Apple’s Increased Prices for all AirPods