Apple to roll out iOS 14.5, iPadOS 14.5, macOS 11.3, watchOS 7.4 and tvOS 14.5 next week. Apple announced in the spring-loaded event that all Apple devices including iPhone, iPad, iMac, Apple Watch, and Apple TV will be updated with the new OS.
Apple however has not announced the release date for any of OS. But users should expect them very soon. Eligible devices described by Apple will get OS update.
iPhone owners will be able to unlock their phones using a compatible Apple Watch with iOS 14.5 and watchOS 7.4. This is a particularly useful feature for many people during the current coronavirus pandemic because it eliminates the need to remove your mask to unlock your iPhone.
Another major idea is a do-not-track feature, which would require apps to ask users if they want to be monitored. This feature will be included in all future software updates.
iOS 14.5, iPadOS 14.5, macOS 11.3, watchOS 7.4, and tvOS 14.5 will include a redesigned Apple Podcasts app with support for podcast channels, as well as a minor update to the Reminders app.
Support for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series S/X controllers will be added to iOS 14.5, iPadOS 14.5, macOS 11.3, and tvOS 14.5. Apple elaborated in the event how games would feel even more interactive on the forthcoming iPad Pro with the M1 chip and next-gen controller support, like haptics.
Additionally, iOS 14.5, iPadOS 14.5, and macOS 11.3 are anticipated to have over 200 new emoji and emoji search functionality.
AirPlay 2 will now be supported by Apple Fitness+ on iOS 14.5, iPadOS 14.5, and watchOS 7.4. Finally, Apple Pencil Scribble on iPad OS 14.5 also supports five new languages.
Apple TV owners will be able to calibrate the colour balance of their TV display with tvOS 14.5 with the new Adjust Colour Balance. feature.