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iOS 16.1, macOS Ventura, and iPadOS 16.1 are now available

macOS Ventura, iPadOS 16.1 and iOS 16.1. (photo: XDA Developers)

The day has come, and as promised Manzanathe new versions of their operating systems are now available to everyone.

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Secondly, iOS 16.1 Y iPad OS 16.1 arrives for iPhone Y iPad with new features. For the Apple tablet, the update brings a new Stage Manager exclusive to some of the latest models, and the shared library of iCloud and the live activities they get to both.

All this along with long-awaited bug fixes and general system stability improvements that were much needed, especially on iPhone where the SIM card error persisted on some models, which was quite annoying.

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Meanwhile he iPadthe iPhone and the Apple Watch receive updates, the highlight of the day is the arrival of macOS Ventura.

This update is finally available after months of beta (from the WWDC), and also brings Stage Manager at macbook, which supports all the improvements of iOS 16 (such as using a unique password for notes). All with a lot of new features that will be specified below.

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Main novelties for each operating system

Monday, October 24, has been chosen by the Cupertino company to officially launch its new versions of its operating systems, with the peculiar situation that new versions of iPadOS 16 and macOS Ventura are released for both the iPad and the Mac. while for iOS 16.1 it is its first major update. Below TechMarkup tells the main news of each of them:

iOS 16.1

Live activity tracking on the lock screen.

– Battery percentage for iPhone XR, iPhone 11, iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 13 mini.

– New battery indicator.

– Compatibility with Matternew home automation standard.

– More customization options for wallpapers.

– Great improvement in the autonomy of the devices.

iOS 16.1. (photo: NewsApple)
iOS 16.1. (photo: NewsApple)

iPad OS 16.1

– Many great new features in Messages.

– News in Mail.

– Shared iCloud Photo Library.

– Shared tab groups on Safari.

– New Visual Organizer, also known as Stage Manager.

– Full compatibility with external monitors.

– Access keys in Safari.

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iPad OS 16.1. (photo: iPhon.fr)
iPad OS 16.1. (photo: iPhon.fr)

macOS Ventura

– New Visual Organizer, also known as Stage Manager.

– More Continuity features.

– Groups of shared tabs.

– News in Mail.

– News in Messages.

– What’s new in Spotlight.

– Shared iCloud Photo Library.

– Access keys in Safari.

An iPhone can now be used as a MacBook camera. (photo: Apple)
An iPhone can now be used as a MacBook camera. (photo: Apple)

These are the MacBooks where you can install macOS Ventura

And in general, some parts of the system have a new look, such as the application Setting (System Preferences), which now looks like the iPhone and iPad. new programs like Time either Clock They also reach the Mac, although they are small additions.

Nevertheless, MacOS Ventura is not available for all computers. This year, the compatibility list is a bit more limited, so make sure your Mac is compatible before upgrading or you simply won’t be able to upgrade. Here is the full list:

– Mac (2017 and later)

– ‌iMac‌ Pro

– MacBook Air (2018 and later)

– MacBook Pro (2017 and later)

– Mac Pro (2019 and newer)

– Mac mini (2018 and newer)

– MacBook (2017 and later)

Macbook Air. (photo: Apple)
Macbook Air. (photo: Apple)

As always, it’s important make a backup on the Mac before turning it on to update the hardware.

And if it’s a Mac you use for work, it’s best to make sure all your software professional that is used is compatible before upgrading. Otherwise, it is recommended to wait a few weeks before upgrading.

iPadOS 16.1, iOS 16.1, watchOS 9.1, and macOS Ventura are available as an OTA update through system settings.

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