Apple new updates macOS, iOS and iPadOS with interesting news
Apple new updates Apple has just released updates for iPhone, iPad and Mac. Among the new features we find new features of the News app, the possibility of unlocking some BMW cars and a new way to add symptoms in the Health app.
Obviously, and how could it be otherwise, the apple company has also taken the opportunity to introduce some improvements in the security of macOS, iOS and iPadOS. We review the most important news below.
macOS Catalina has now released version 10.15.6, which brings fixes to some glitches and performance improvements such as improved HDR streaming for longer battery life on MacBooks.
Changes have also been introduced in the News app, such as more personalized results tailored to your personal interests. Local newspapers and the new Apple News Today podcast have also been added to the US version .
According to Apple, there is also a new option to optimize video playback on Mac laptops, as well as changes to HDR that will make it compatible with improved MacBook battery life.
This update should also fix a bug where the computer name changes after a software update has been installed . According to Apple, it also fixes an issue where certain USB mice and trackpads get disconnected.
On the other hand, there has been a security update (2020-004) for macOS High Sierra and macOS Mojave. Although the list of Apple news is short, the installation file for both (1.68 GB in the case of Mojave and 2.11 GB in the case of High Sierra) seems too long for only small changes.
Apple has also updated the iPhone operating system to iOS 13.6 and has introduced a new digital car key feature to its smartphones . However, you can only take advantage of it if you have a new BMW 5 Series.
The digital car key can be shared by iMessage and should work even if your iPhone has been turned off because you don’t have a battery. Apple has promised that there will be more CarKey-compatible models soon.
As with macOS Catalina, the News app for iOS also introduces new features. This is the case of the audio versions of some Apple News + stories, while the publishers of the service also offer an audio summary of the news of the day on Apple News Today.
On the other hand, the Health app brings a new category to collect symptoms. For example, they can now be entered directly from an electrocardiogram. Apple also promises that it has introduced stability improvements and fixes for previous bugs.
There has also been an update to the iPad operating system and Apple has released version 13.6. This offers the same news as iOS 13.6 except for the digital car key. These include improvements and solutions to previous bugs.