iOS Today with Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

Jun 11th 2021

iOS Today 553

WWDC 2021: iOS & iPadOS 15

What to look forward to in iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and watchOS 8

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Category: Reviews

Rosemary and Mikah go over many of the new features you can expect in iOS 15, iPadOS 15, watchOS 8, and even the next version of macOS!

iOS 15

  • FaceTime
    • SharePlay
    • Spatial audio
    • Portrait mode
    • Grid view
    • FaceTime links
  • Messages
    • Shared with You
    • Photo collections
  • Memoji
    • Clothing options
    • New headwear
    • New accessibility options
  • Focus
    • Filter notifications with presets
    • Matching Home Screens with Focus
  • Maps
    • Interactive globe
    • Detailed city views
    • Immersive AR walking directions
    • New driving features
    • New transit features
  • Safari
    • New tab bar
    • Tab groups
    • New privacy protections
    • Web extensions on iOS
  • Wallet
    • Home key
    • Hotel key
    • Office key
    • Car key
    • ID in Wallet
  • Live Text
    • Live Text in photos, screenshots, Quick Look, and Safari
    • Visual Look Up
  • Spotlight
    • Rich search results
    • Photos search
  • Photos
    • Improved, interactive Memories with Apple Music integration
  • Health
    • Share health data with others
    • Health Trends
    • Walking Steadiness
  • Privacy
    • Mail Privacy Protection
    • App Privacy Report
  • Find My
    • Separation alerts

iPadOS 15

  • Multitasking
    • Multitasking menu
    • Center Window
    • Shelf
    • App Switcher updates
  • Widgets
    • Place widgets on the Home Screen
  • App Library
    • App Library comes to iPad
  • Quick Note
    • Persistent highlights with Safari
    • Contextual links
    • Available from any screen
  • Universal Control
    • Use your keyboard, mouse, and trackpad across Mac and iPad

watchOS 8

  • Photos
    • Portrait Mode photos for Apple Watch faces
    • Share photos via Messages & Mail on Apple Watch
  • Home
    • A redesigned Home app
  • Wallet
    • Ultra wideband car key support
  • Messages & Mail
    • Correct errors precisely with the Digital Crown
    • Compose on Apple Watch with dictation, Scribble, and emoji all at once.
    • #images app on Apple Watch
  • Mindfulness
    • Breathe is joined by Reflect in the new Mindfulness app for Apple Watch
  • Sleep
    • Track your sleeping respiratory rate
  • Workout
    • New workout types: pilates and Tai Chi
  • Always-On display
    • More apps can take advantage of the Always-On display on Apple Watch

Shortcuts Corner

  • Rosemary shares her thoughts regarding Shortcuts on the Mac
  • Joseph is looking for a way to disable notifications during workouts and re-enabling them when he's finished.


  • Chris needs help teaching his HomePod mini how to differentiate between him and his husband so their individual music tastes are represented.
  • Wonder_Wart_Hog wants to block unknown messages in the Messages app.


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