Apple Watch picks up another update today, here is what's new

Apple Watch picks up another update today, here is what's new

The update comes after five developer beta cycles for testing.

One can download either update for free on all eligible devices by going to Settings, General, and then Software Update.

Hope this update has impressed you well as many fresh features will be seen soon. Apple has also released iOS 12.4.9 for older devices.

For HomePod users, the update comes with expanded support for the new intercom feature. iPhone, iPad, Apple watch, AirPods, and CarPlay.Intercom can be activated by saying "Hey‌"Siri‌, Intercom "will start and a message will be displayed". You can also choose your specific devices on which you would like to listen to and send audio texts like your favorite choice of HomePod speakers. On devices such as ‌‌iPhone‌‌ and ‌‌iPad‌‌, intercom messages appear as notifications with the option to listen to voice messages. The HomePod can be connected to Apple TV 4K by the users to fetch stereo, Dolby Atmos audio & surround sound. With the change, you can now Shazam select songs directly from the Control Center shortcut. Another Shazam work was added to control place for fast melody acknowledgment that can be acted out of sight. There's also a redesigned interface for AirPlay, which makes it easier to play music across multiple ‌AirPlay‌ 2-compatible devices at the same time.

Apple Updates Almost All of its Software Platforms - Thurrott.com

This update also has an optimized charging process that slows down the battery aging and reduces the charging tie for AirPods.The feature functions by looking at the usage history and restricting full charge. It adds a host of new features and over 100 new emojis, exclusively for iPhone and iPad users.

For those with low vision, Apple added a new "People Detection" accessibility feature in the Magnifier app that takes advantage of the camera to let ‌iPhone‌ users know how far away other people are, a useful tool for social distancing. The Apple Watch must be charged to at any rate half and left on the charger so as to refresh.

On the day the iPhone 12 Pro Max and iPhone 12 Mini became available to preorder, Apple released the newest version of iOS - 14.2.

Eight new wallpaper options are available in iOS 14.2, with artistic and realistic scenes that look different in dark mode and light mode.

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