Apple, Inc. will hold its annual Worldwide Developers Conference from June 6-10, with the keynote scheduled for Monday. The company is expected to announce its newest operating system and other products during the keynote.
Always-on Lock Screen“Further, I’m told iOS 16 builds in future support for an always-on lock screen, something Apple was originally planning for last year’s iPhone 13,” the Apple writer said.
Major Changes to Windowing & MultitaskingGurman expects major changes to windowing and multitasking, particularly on the iPad. He noted that this was affirmed by the finding from app developer Steve Troughton-Smith that Apple is building support into its web browsing framework for better windowing capabilities.
MessagesIn Messages, Gurman expects more social network-like functionality, particularly around audio messages. The Apple TV operating system, tvOS, according to the columnist, will get more smart-home tie-ins.
Health AppGurman does not expect the Health app to expand to the iPad and Mac. The analyst, however, braces for several new features that work with the iPhone and Apple Watch.
Gurman said Apple is making significant improvements to watchOS that affect day-to-day operating and navigation. There will be changes to watch faces and the addition of a low-power mode, he added.
Apple closed Friday’s session 4.08% higher at $149.64, according to Benzinga Pro data.