Top Stories: iPhone 14 event targeted for September 7, iOS 16 Beta 6, and more

It’s not quite official, but it looks like we finally have a date for the big iPhone 14 event, so mark your calendars and read what we might see at the event.

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This week also saw the release of a sixth beta version of iOS 16 with ongoing tweaks as Apple begins to lock things down ahead of the iPhone event and a public release of iOS 16 next month. iPadOS 16 and macOS Ventura probably won’t arrive until October, and that’s probably a good thing because they still seem a little sketchy, so read on for all the details on the week’s biggest stories!

Apple plans to hold an iPhone 14 event on September 7

We’re just weeks away from Apple’s annual iPhone event, which is scheduled for Wednesday, September 7 this yearaccording to a report by Bloombergis Mark Gurman.

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iPhone events often take place on Tuesdays, but Monday, September 5 is the Labor Day holiday in the United States. So Apple likely pushed the event to Wednesday to provide a one-day buffer. iPhone events have happened on Wednesday four times in the past.

Apple expected to unveil iPhone 14, Apple Watch Series 8 and more with pre-recorded event video.

Everything being said for Apple’s September event: iPhone 14, Apple Watch Pro and more

While the iPhone 14 and Apple Watch Series 8 will likely be the main product unveilings at Apple’s September event, there could be other announcements, including an iOS 16 release date and more. Again.

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For the latest rumours, check out our list of everything expected at Apple’s September event. As is often the case, Apple is also likely to hold another event in October this year. focused on iPad and Mac ads.

Apple Watch Series 3 vs Series 8: 20 major new features and changes to expect when upgrading

Since the Apple Watch Series 3 is incompatible with watchOS 9users with a Series 3 might consider upgrading to the Apple Watch Series 8, which is expected to be announced next month.

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For customers considering upgrading from Apple Watch Series 3 to Series 8, we have implemented a list of 20 new features and changes to expect. See also our Comparison between Apple Watch SE and Apple Watch Series 8.

AirPods Pro 2: Five new features to expect

Apple’s second-generation AirPods Pro are finally nearing launch, with an expected release later this year. If you’re planning on upgrading to the new AirPods Pro once they’re released, check out our list of five new features and improvements to expect.

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Along with having all-new features, the new AirPods Pro will likely adopt some features first added to the third-generation AirPods last year.

iOS 16 Beta 6 released with changes to new battery icon in low power mode

apple this week released the sixth beta version of iOS 16. The latest beta mostly includes bug fixes and other under the hood improvements, but it does make a noticeable change to new battery percentage icon when low power mode is enabled on an iPhone.

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apple too released iOS 15.6.1, iPadOS 15.6.1and macOS 12.5.1 with important security fixes for WebKit and kernel vulnerabilities. Apple said it is aware of a report that vulnerabilities may have been actively exploitedupdating is therefore recommended.

System Settings app in macOS Ventura Beta is still riddled with UI issues

Apple’s redesigned System Settings app in macOS Ventura, which replaces System Preferences on macOS Monterey and earlier, still has several UI issues even in recent betas.

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As noted by developer Niki Tonsky on Twitter, the System Settings app has inconsistent use and erratic behavior of basic user interface elements such as drop-down menus and buttons, misaligned text, and windows. wrong size, menu titles cut off by menu windows, misplaced content and Suite.

macOS Ventura is still in beta, so the System Settings app may see improvements by the time the update is released later this year.

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