The first day of Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference, a veritable Met Gala for Tim Cook fans, just came to a close, bringing with it a slew of updates to the tech giant's lineup.

Held at Apple's campus in Cupertino, the four-day event kicked off with a highly anticipated keynote presentation. Priming in-person attendees and virtual viewers for a newsworthy day, SVP of Software Engineering Craig Federighi debuted iOS 16, the latest iPhone operating system.

Set to release this fall, the program will introduce a bevy of new functions, including the ability to personalize the Lock Screen (date and time font included!), unsend and edit Messages, and schedule and recall e-mails sent via the Mail app.

iPhone isn't the only device that gets a new operating system. WatchOS 9 will introduce a sleep tracking function, as well as a medication manager that warns users of potential drug interactions.

iPadOS 16 will expand the tablet's document-editing capabilities, a plus for on-the-go workers. Freeform, an app expected to launch later this year, allows several users to work on one document at the same time, while Stage Manager lets you overlay multiple apps and adjust their window sizes.

Shifting to laptops, Apple announced a new chip, the M2. Delivering 18 percent faster CPU, 35 percent more powerful GPU, and 50 percent more memory bandwidth compared to its predecessor, the M2 powers both of Apple's brand new MacBooks: the Air and the 13-inch Pro.

The former is built with a redesigned shell that resembles the iPhone 13's flat edges. In four colorways (silver, starlight, space gray, and midnight), the ultra-light laptop reintroduces the MagSafe charger, a feature that Apple discontinued in 2016 in favor of the USB-C. A brighter display, 1080p FaceTime HD camera, and a four-speaker sound system further elevate the Air experience.

Need even more? The Pro boasts additional bells and whistles including faster video-editing performance, up to 20 hours of battery life, and a display that automatically adjusts its white balance depending on the temperature of the light around you.

Both MacBooks launch in July. If you're in the market for a new computer but your wallet isn't, Apple also announced its own "buy now, pay later" program, allowing shoppers to split any Apple Pay purchase into four equal payments over six weeks with no additional interest or fees.

What To Read Next

  • Image on Highsnobiety

    EXCLUSIVE: Valentino Is (V)ery Serious About This Locò Bag

    Style
  • Image on Highsnobiety

    Rolex Officially Enters the Resale Game

  • Image on Highsnobiety

    No Album Here, Just A$AP Rocky’s New Home Decor Line

  • Image on Highsnobiety

    As a Pre-album Treat, SZA's Dropping Denim Crocs

    Sneakers
  • Image on Highsnobiety

    Tracking Ben Affleck: The Accidental Sneakerhead

    Style
  • Image on Highsnobiety

    Off-White's Nike Air Terra Forma Is an Abloh Original

    Sneakers
*If you submitted your e-mail address and placed an order, we may use your e-mail address to inform you regularly about similar products without prior explicit consent. You can object to the use of your e-mail address for this purpose at any time without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs. Each newsletter contains an unsubscribe link. Alternatively, you can object to receiving the newsletter at any time by sending an e-mail to info@highsnobiety.com

Web Accessibility Statement

Titelmedia (Highsnobiety), is committed to facilitating and improving the accessibility and usability of its Website, www.highsnobiety.com. Titelmedia strives to ensure that its Website services and content are accessible to persons with disabilities including users of screen reader technology. To accomplish this, Titelmedia has engaged UsableNet Inc, a leading web accessibility consultant to help test, remediate and maintain our Website in-line with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), which also bring the Website into conformance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Disclaimer

Please be aware that our efforts to maintain accessibility and usability are ongoing. While we strive to make the Website as accessible as possible some issues can be encountered by different assistive technology as the range of assistive technology is wide and varied.

Contact Us

If, at any time, you have specific questions or concerns about the accessibility of any particular webpage on this Website, please contact us at accessibility@highsnobiety.com, +49 (0)30 235 908 500. If you do encounter an accessibility issue, please be sure to specify the web page and nature of the issue in your email and/or phone call, and we will make all reasonable efforts to make that page or the information contained therein accessible for you.