Apple is giving the iPad software the biggest revamp to its Home screen since launching the device over a decade ago, adding a new widgets system.
Author Mark Gurman
Apple will debut major software updates for the iPhone and iPad at its developers conference on Monday to an audience that has grown increasingly critical of the company’s App Store policies.
Apple has lost multiple top managers of its self-driving car team in recent months, a sign of attrition at the division involved in what could become an important future product.
Apple is preparing to release several new Mac laptops and desktops with faster, in-house processors, new designs and improved connectivity to external devices.
Apple and Microsoft are both looking to dominate the next big things in tech – from artificial intelligence and cloud computing to gaming, tablets, custom processors and mixed-reality headsets.
Apple is readying a major revamp of its mobile software that will include an upgrade to how users handle notifications, a redesigned iPad home screen and an updated lock screen.
Apple has been a laggard in the smart-home space, but a versatile new device in early development could change that.
Apple has said it will apply App Store rules to all apps globally after reports that Chinese app developers are preparing workarounds for the company’s upcoming limits on ad tracking.
Apple is working on a magnetically attached battery pack for the newest iPhones, an accessory that would wirelessly charge the handset and provide the company with another potentially lucrative add-on product.