Apple announced its big yearly operating system updates in its WWDC keynote yesterday (June 6).

iOS 16: New features

– Updated Lock Screen that can be heavily customised and upgraded with widgets.

– New presentation of Notifications, which now roll in from the bottom.

– Live Activities: A new way of following sports games, Uber journey progress, workouts and so on from the Lock Screen.

– Upgrades to Focus: Your choice of Lock Screen, widgets, and Notifications settings can now be tied to Focus modes.

– Focus Filters: If you’re in a work Focus mode, you might choose to see only the Safari tabs that relate to work, or filter out irrelevant Messages, Mail and so on.

– Big changes to Messages: You can edit and unsend messages after they’re sent, and mark any thread as Unread.

– Live Text in video.

– In-app ID verification in Wallet.

– Apple Pay Later and Apple Pay Order Tracking.

– Shared iCloud photo library: Everyone gets to see the same edits, captions, and keywords.

– Safety Check, an important privacy feature that lets you monitor who you’ve granted access to your permissions, and revoke them easily.

– Safety Check, an important privacy feature that lets you monitor who you’ve granted access to your permissions, and revoke them easily.