WWDC 2022 is so close we can almost touch it with our fingers. There are high expectations for the keynote, where we will see the new Apple operating systems. A software that will govern our devices during the next 2022-2023 season.
Although this is a developer conference, there is also room for hope in the form of hardware. There are many products in the rumor queue. Products that are always welcome and that we will receive with open arms.
WWDC 2022: iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 as a revolution
iOS 16 is the most anticipated operating system, as it usually is every year. The popularity of iPhone makes many users aware of every rumor and speculation about the new version. But this year is different and the infatuation it’s very high.
Mark Gurman, the well-known leaker of Apple secrets from the Bloomberg media, was responsible for announcing that iOS 16 will be a major update. And if he says so, as an expert familiar with Apple’s internal plans, it must be true (though he’s been wrong in the past). Your list for iOS 16
- Improved lock screen with more information and widgets. Preparing for the always-on display of the iPhone 14 Pro.
- Important changes in the Health application with good news, without giving more details.
- Multitasking improvements, which we hope will finally bring two apps open at the same time.
- Messages will also change and incorporate improvements in audio and other aspects of social media.
Other rumors point to iOS 16 it will improve its notification system, integrate interactive widgets and changes in focus modes. iOS 16 is also crying out for an overhaul after nearly 10 years.
Regarding iPadOS 16, the changes we expect will be a revolution for the Apple tablet. Again, Gurman assures that iPadOS 16 will be huge, with two main fronts. In between, they aspire to change the iPad forever.
The first of these are the windows that we can resize at will. In other words, the applications that we can place anywhere on the screen, one on top of the other, of different sizes. A feature that brings the iPad closer to the Mac.
iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 have very high expectations. And the rumors took care of her
As a result, multitasking on iPad is going to change yet again. And it is that in recent years it has been the aspect that has generated the most doubts in Apple judging by the amount and depth of changes. With this multitasking, the iPad takes another step towards the Mac, it remains to be seen how it will be implemented and if it will add an extra layer of complexity to the iPad that it did not have before.
Mac Pro 2022 and MacBook Air M2 as great unknowns
It is not advisable to wait for hardware at a developer conference. But that’s not unreasonable either. at this WWDC in 2017 when Apple announced new iMacs, iPad Pros, MacBooks, MacBook Pros, and even the original HomePod. So yes, it is probable.
The team with the most ballots is Mac Pro 2022. Developer Conference would be the perfect audience for show the final piece of the Apple Silicon puzzle live. Regardless of whether it launched late this year, that’s what happened with the 2019 Mac Pro: WWDC Showcase, available in December.
The hardware would be a real surprise at a traditionally software-focused conference
As for the MacBook Air M2, there is reason to believe. In the end, a presentation like this gets a lot of media attention. The MacBook Air is a consumer device and the public would not be the most suitable, but we could well receive the surprise. The macbook air 2022 It would bring a complete overhaul, a new Apple Silicon chip and with new colors that can give another look to the presentation.
Apple could also surprise us with other unexpected announcements. A 2022 iPad Pro, AirPods Pro 2 and, who knows, the rumored 2022 HomePod. Maybe even Something on Apple Glasses? As it happens with these things, in the end it will come on Monday, Will WWDC end in 2022? and we will say that it was obvious what they were going to present. But we must remember that the points meet backwards, never forwards, as Steve Jobs said.