It took until April to get official word, but we finally have a few details on the 2022 edition of Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference. WWDC will once again be a free online event for all developers, and we can expect to see lots of software announcements and perhaps a few hardware ones too, if we’re lucky.
Other news this week included the start of a new cycle of operating system betas with iOS 15.5, macOS Monterey 12.4, and more, as well as some fresh rumors about the iPhone 14 Pro Max and AirPods Pro 2, so read on for details on these stories and more!
As usual, expect Apple to unveil its latest software platforms, including iOS 16 for the iPhone, iPadOS 16 for the iPad, macOS 13 for the Mac, watchOS 9 for the Apple Watch, and tvOS 16 for the Apple TV. Hardware announcements sometimes occur at WWDC too, with rumors suggesting that a new Mac Pro with Apple silicon may be previewed this year.
Apple Releases First iOS 15.5 Beta: Here’s Everything New
Five Years Ago, Apple’s Uncharacteristic Apology Set the Stage for the Mac’s Renaissance
Five years ago, the Mac lineup was in a bad state. Over three years had passed since Apple had redesigned the Mac Pro with a sleek but constrained “trash can” enclosure, while the iMac, MacBook Air, and Mac mini had also gone years without updates.
Budget Phone Comparison: Apple’s iPhone SE vs. Samsung’s Galaxy A53 5G
Apple in March came out with the updated 2022 iPhone SE, a budget iPhone that’s equipped with 5G. Samsung also recently came out with its own budget 5G smartphone, the Galaxy A53 5G, so in one of our latest videos, we compared the two to see how they measure up.
In short, the A53 5G is offering up a better feature set, but it can’t match the iPhone SE in terms of lifespan and build quality.
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