Prime Tales: iPhone 14 Occasion Focused for September 7, iOS 16 Beta 6, and Extra


It is not fairly official, however it seems like we lastly have a date for the massive iPhone 14 occasion, so mark your calendars and browse up on a few of what we would see on the occasion.

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This week additionally noticed the discharge of a sixth beta of iOS 16 with continued tweaks as Apple begins to lock issues in forward of the iPhone occasion and a public launch of iOS 16 subsequent month. iPadOS 16 and macOS Ventura doubtless aren’t coming till October, and that is most likely an excellent factor as they nonetheless appear a bit tough across the edges, so learn on for all the main points on the most important tales of the week!

Apple Planning to Maintain iPhone 14 Occasion on September 7

We’re only a matter of weeks away from Apple’s annual iPhone occasion, which is deliberate for Wednesday, September 7 this yr, in accordance with a report from Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman.

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iPhone occasions are sometimes held on Tuesdays, however Monday, September 5 is the Labor Day vacation in america, so Apple doubtless pushed the occasion to Wednesday to supply a one-day buffer. iPhone occasions have occurred on Wednesday 4 instances previously.

Apple is predicted to unveil the iPhone 14, Apple Watch Collection 8, and extra with a pre-recorded occasion video.

Every part Rumored for Apple’s September Occasion: iPhone 14, Apple Watch Professional and Extra

Whereas the iPhone 14 and Apple Watch Collection 8 will doubtless be the headline product unveilings at Apple’s September occasion, there might be different bulletins, together with an iOS 16 launch date and extra.

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For the newest rumors, try our record of all the things anticipated at Apple’s September occasion. Because it usually does, it is also doubtless that Apple will maintain one other occasion in October this yr targeted on iPad and Mac bulletins.

Apple Watch Collection 3 vs. Collection 8: 20 Main New Options and Modifications to Count on if Upgrading

Provided that the Apple Watch Collection 3 is incompatible with watchOS 9, customers with a Collection 3 could also be contemplating upgrading to the Apple Watch Collection 8, which is predicted to be introduced subsequent month.

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For patrons who’re contemplating upgrading from the Apple Watch Collection 3 to the Collection 8, we have put collectively a listing of 20 new options and modifications to count on. Additionally see our Apple Watch SE vs. Apple Watch Collection 8 comparability.

AirPods Professional 2: 5 New Options to Count on

Apple’s second-generation AirPods Professional are lastly nearing launch, with a launch anticipated later this yr. In case you are contemplating upgrading to the brand new AirPods Professional as soon as they’re launched, try our record of 5 new options and enhancements to count on.

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Along with having some all-new options, the brand new AirPods Professional will doubtless undertake some options first added to the third-generation AirPods final yr.

iOS 16 Beta 6 Launched With Modifications to New Battery Icon in Low Energy Mode

Apple this week launched the sixth beta of iOS 16. The newest beta primarily consists of bug fixes and different under-the-hood enhancements, however it does make a notable change to the brand new battery proportion icon whereas Low Energy Mode is activated on an iPhone.

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Apple additionally launched iOS 15.6.1, iPadOS 15.6.1, and macOS 12.5.1 with vital safety fixes for WebKit and kernel vulnerabilities. Apple stated it’s conscious of a report that the vulnerabilities might have been actively exploited, so updating is advisable.

System Settings App in macOS Ventura Beta Nonetheless Riddled With UI Points

Apple’s redesigned System Settings app in macOS Ventura, which replaces System Preferences on macOS Monterey and earlier, nonetheless has a number of consumer interface points even in current beta variations.

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As famous by developer Niki Tonsky on Twitter, the System Settings app has inconsistent use and erratic conduct of fundamental UI parts like dropdown menus and buttons, misaligned textual content and poorly sized home windows, menu titles which are minimize off by menu home windows, misplaced content material, and extra.

macOS Ventura continues to be in beta, so the System Settings app may even see enhancements by time the replace is launched later this yr.

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