While the summer months after WWDC are usually a relatively quiet time of year for Apple, there are still some notable items on the July agenda. Below, we’ve rounded up six things to expect from Apple over the next few weeks.
Public Beta of iOS 16 and over
As part of WWDC 2022, Apple announced that public beta versions of iOS 16, iPadOS 16, macOS Ventura, watchOS 9, tvOS 16, and HomePod software version 16 will launch sometime in July, allowing apple free beta software program To test them before releasing software updates to all users later this year.
The first beta of each update is now available to developers Enrolled in Apple Developer ProgramWhich costs $99 per year.
new macbook air launch
Apple said the new MacBook Air with the M2 chip will be available in July, but the company has yet to announce when orders will begin. Prices in the US will start at $1,199, and the MacBook Air with the M1 chip is still available for $999.
The new MacBook Air has been redesigned with a larger 13.6-inch display, notch, flatter edges, and new Starlight and Midnight color options with Space Gray and Silver. The laptop also has MagSafe charging, a better 1080p camera, and more.
Apple says that the M2 chip has an 18% faster CPU, 35% faster GPU, and 40% faster Neural Engine than the M1 chip. With the M2 chip, the MacBook Air can now be configured with up to 24GB of integrated memory, compared to a maximum of 16GB with the M1 chip. Like the previous model, the new MacBook Air can be configured with up to a 2TB SSD.
back to school promo
Apple’s annual Back to School promotion typically launches in the United States, Canada, and other select countries in June or July. Last year, the US promotion began on June 17 and offered second-generation AirPods to eligible students and teachers with the purchase of an eligible Mac or iPad model, as well as 20% off AppleCare+ plans.
By 2022, it looks like Apple will once again offer the second generation AirPods for free with the purchase of an eligible Mac or iPad model.
Apple’s third quarter earnings call
Apple hasn’t announced the date for its third-quarter earnings results yet, but they’re typically released at the end of July each year. As always, the earnings report will be followed by a conference call where Apple CEO Tim Cook and CFO Luca Maestri will discuss financial results, and there’s always a chance they’ll reveal something interesting.
WWDC 2022 “Behind the Design” Interview
Starting June 27, Apple will share a series of interviews with makers of apps that have won the 2022 Apple Design Awards. “Go behind the design and learn about the creative process, challenges and challenges of our winners bringing their designs to life. “Adventure and distinctive ideas,” says Apple. have a complete interview schedule Available on Apple website,
Apple Camp returns to Apple Stores around the world this summer, with sessions every week from June 20 to August 31. The free program, designed for kids ages 8 to 12 and their parents, will include two-hour sessions in and out of store in which kids use products like the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil to create their own digital comic on safety and celebration. We do. The planet.
Parents and guardians can register for Apple Camp on apple website,