What you need to know
- Apple announced iOS 15 at WWDC 2021 on Monday.
- It includes big changes to privacy, FaceTime, and more.
- A welcome subtle change brings a redesigned Apple TV remote app within the Control Center.
Apple's new operating system for iPhone, iOS 15, includes a redesigned Apple TV remote app within the Control Center.
Apple's new operating system for iPhone 12 and beyond includes many changes to privacy, FaceTime, as well as more subtle tweaks like the new remote app in Control Center. As noted by multiple users on Twitter, the new remote in iOS 15 looks much more like the updated hardware version that ships with the new Apple TV 4K 2021, with a new back button, mute, and more.
Perhaps most interestingly, it changes your iPhone's power button into the Siri button on the remote app, just like the hardware version.
iOS 15 turns the power button into a Siri button for the Apple TV remote app pic.twitter.com/PVsmKR5WOmiOS 15 turns the power button into a Siri button for the Apple TV remote app pic.twitter.com/PVsmKR5WOm— Michael (@NTFTWT) June 7, 2021June 7, 2021
Apple's Apple TV remote got a welcome redesign and is one of the best new features of the new Apple TV 4K.
iOS 15 also includes major updates to Facetime including Voice isolation, Spatial Audio, and more. Apple has also updated its Messages app and introduced new controls for notifications including Focus. It also made major changes to Health, the Weather app, Maps, and more. From Apple:
You can find out everything you need to know about iOS 15 here, as well as all the biggest Apple news and announcements from WWDC 2021.
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Stephen Warwick has written about Apple for five years at iMore and previously elsewhere. He covers all of iMore's latest breaking news regarding all of Apple's products and services, both hardware and software. Stephen has interviewed industry experts in a range of fields including finance, litigation, security, and more. He also specializes in curating and reviewing audio hardware and has experience beyond journalism in sound engineering, production, and design.
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