What you need to know
- Apple has revealed that many of its upcoming software updates will release next week.
- iOS 15.4, iPadOS 15.4, and macOS Monterey 12.3 have all been confirmed.
- There is currently no confirmation for watchOS 8.5 or tvOS 15.4.
Earlier today, Apple announced the new iPhone SE, iPad Air, and new colors for the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro. It also unveiled the brand new Mac Studio and Studio Display.
While software releases weren't the focus of the event, Apple's press releases for its upcoming products revealed that next week will include more than just hardware releases.
In the press release (opens in new tab) for the Mac Studio and Studio Display, Apple revealed that macOS Monterey 12.3 and iPadOS 15.4 will be released to the public next week.
In the press release (opens in new tab) for the new colors for the iPhone 13 lineup, Apple also revealed that iOS 15.4 would be releasing next week. It will need to if the new green colors, which ship with the new update, are available next Friday.
Apple has not confirmed in those releases if watchOS 8.5 and tvOS 15.4 will be released to the public next week, but it is a safe bet to assume so as most of these releases happen on if not close to the same day.
Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.
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