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As was widely expected, Apple unveiled at WWDC 2022 iOS 16, the operating system that once it has passed the beta phase, in September, will end up on the iPhone 14 and the iPhone 14 Pro. Craig Federighi wanted to immediately underline the new customization possibilities that the next Apple system will be able to offer its customers , a sign that Apple has probably worked like never before to reduce the gap between iOS and Android.
And Federighi started from the most visible element of all, the lock screen which remained substantially unchanged for years. “With iOS 16 – he said – we bring biggest lockscreen update ever “. To begin with, the font of the clock can be changed, and there are some sort of widgets that resemble those of the Apple Watch: “They will be very useful for gathering information at a glance.”
There are also new call notifications Live Activities to stay updated on live events, workouts but also the music player will be part of this category, ie a mix between a “classic” notification and a widget.