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On this week’s AppleInsider podcast, your hosts discuss new features in iOS 15.2, LG is working on the successor to ProDisplay XDR, and they highlight the best Apple Watch apps.
iOS 15.2 and macOS Monterey 12.1 are now available and bring new features on Apple platforms. IPhone users running iOS 15.2 can now select Legacy Contacts, allowing a trusted contact to access their iCloud data after death.
App Privacy Report can now be enabled, revealing which URLs, sensors, and other data are accessed by third-party apps in the background. For Macs, SharePlay is coming to macOS 12.1, while the long-awaited Universal Control feature is delayed until spring 2022.
Swift Playgrounds has been updated on iPad and now allows users to create and distribute iOS and iPadOS applications on the App Store. App Preview allows developers to see live updates as they make changes to the application, and projects can be moved between Swift Playgrounds and Xcode with App Projects.
LG is rumored to be working on multiple high-end displays that will join the ProDisplay XDR in Apple’s lineup. Leaker @dylandkt on Twitter claims that a 24-inch and 27-inch model comes to mimic Apple’s iMac displays and a second-generation ProDisplay XDR successor.
Apple has reinstated a mask mandate for its retail stores and closed several locations due to the increase in COVID-19 cases. Additionally, CEO Tim Cook stated in a company-wide memorandum that the date for employees to return to the office has been delayed and employees will receive $ 1,000 to purchase home equipment.
While two of the child safety features were released in iOS 15.2, CSAM photo monitoring was removed from Apple’s website. The edge Apple was told that it still plans to release this feature in the future. Then we complete the program with our favorite Apple Watch applications and utilities.
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