iOS16 will include new ways to interact with the system and some “new Apple apps”, Bloomberg’s Marc Gurman said, offering more details on what Apple has in store for the next version of iOS and iPadOS which should be announced in a few weeks at WWDC.


In the latest edition of his Power-Up BulletinGurman wrote that while ‌iOS 16‌ isn’t likely to introduce a major operating system facelift, it will include new ways to interact and some “new Apple apps.”

Users had long hoped that Apple would bring interactive widgets to iOS since widgets were revamped with iOS 14. Widgets were mostly intact with iOS 15 and remain non-interactive, so there is hope that significant widget changes are in store for ‌iOS 16‌.

While I don’t expect Apple to introduce a complete software overhaul, there should be major system-wide changes, new ways to interact, and new Apple apps. News about watchOS 9 will also be important.

Gurman added today that watchOS 9 will also be a “meaningful” update. Gurman has already reported that a revamped notification system and new health and fitness tracking features are in the works for ‌iOS 16‌. To verify our position to learn more about 20+ new features we’re expecting for ‌iOS 16‌ and watchOS 9.

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