More Monterey (& iOS/iPadOS 15)

With the dust settling from WWDC, at our 25th June meeting we discussed some of the smaller (but still handy) features coming in macOS Monterey and iOS/iPadOS 15.

macOS Monterey and iOS/iPadOS 15

Robert covered some of the smaller new features of the new Apple operating systems revealed at WWDC. These included:

macOS Monterey

  • A dedicated passwords pane in System Preferences and built-in verification code generator.
  • A new Shared item in the Finder sidebar showing all items shared via iCloud Drive.
  • The option to erase all content and settings from a Mac without reinstalling the OS.
  • Using AirPlay to extend your Mac desktop to another Mac’s screen wirelessly.
  • Windows automatically resize when moved between different sized displays.

iOS/iPadOS 15

  • Developers can add the option to request refunds within their app.
  • iPhone apps can be used in landscape mode on iPad.
  • Drag and Drop support on iPhone.
  • In games, save the last 15 seconds of gameplay as a clip to share.
  • FaceTime improvements including a warning if you talk while muted.

Apple News

We discussed some recent Apple-related news: