iOS Today with Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

Oct 25th 2022

iOS Today 625

iPadOS 16(.1)

iCloud Shared Photo Library, Stage Manager, Weather App, Matter Support

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Category: Reviews

iPadOS 16 is finally here! It comes to us in the form of iPadOS 16.1. Rosemary Orchard and Mikah Sargent run through some of the new features you can expect and discuss whether you should upgrade to a new iPad.

  •  Lift a subject from the photo background on iPad
  •  Set up or join an iCloud Shared Photo Library in Photos on iPad
  •  Use iCloud Shared Photo Library on iPad
  •  Use Visual Look Up to identify objects in your photos on iPad
  •  Move, resize, and organize windows with Stage Manager on iPad
  •  Check the weather on iPad
  •  Share Tab Groups and collaborate in Safari on iPad


  •  Check out the first iPhone apps that support Live Activities and Dynamic Island with iOS 16.1
  •  Apple updates iWork apps with new collaboration features, iPadOS 16 enhancements, more
  •  Apple Releases New HomePod 16.1 Software With Matter Support

Shortcuts Corner

  •  Rosemary shows off a new action in iOS and iPadOS 16.1 called "Get Focus Mode"
  •  Jason encourages Rosemary to share her Shortcut for the Apple Watch Ultra's Action Button.
  •  Rachel needs a Shortcut to send a message and/or an email to a group of people.

Feedback & Questions

  •  George wonders why folders in the Notes app are no longer organized alphabetically.
  •  Stewart is having trouble getting time-based automations to work in a HomeKit home.

App Caps

  •  Rosemary's App Cap: Tally 
  •  Mikah's App Cap: Until

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