News tech

Apple announces iPadOS 15 with new Multitasking Features | Check all the new features here

iPadOS15 with new features

Apple announces iPadOS 15 during its virtual Worldwide Developer Conference or WWDC 2021 opening keynote event on Monday. iPadOS 15 is arriving with new multitasking features that help users to be more productive in the future.

Last week, Apple reveals that the company is bringing a new mobile operating system iOS 15 to new as well as some older devices later this year.

According to the reports, the new multitasking features will help users work effortlessly to move content across apps. The new features added include Split view, Slide over, New widget layouts, Translate, Swift Playgrounds, new Privacy control, and much more.

The translate feature lets the users translate text and conversations. With the new Swift Playgrounds feature users can now build apps for iPhone and iPad.

iPadOS 15 also includes new privacy controls in Siri, Mail, and more places across the system to further protect user information.

Apple’s senior vice president of Software Engineering- Craig Federighi said:

“We’re excited to make the iPad experience even better with iPadOS 15,”

“With more intuitive multitasking, a new Home Screen design with integrated widgets and the App Library, systemwide note-taking with Quick Note, Translate designed for iPad, SharePlay, a redesigned Safari experience, new tools to stay focused, and more, users can now be even more productive.”

More Multitasking and Keyboard Shortcuts

iPad with OS 15 introduces multiple apps that make the work easier than ever. At the top of the apps, users will able to find a new multitasking menu that lets users go into Split View or Slide Over with just a tap.
Split View lets quick access to the Home Screen. By using this feature, users can multitask with apps with multiple windows like Safari and Pages and quickly preview emails.
Adding a keyboard will unlock “all-new keyboard shortcuts” and a redesigned menu bar to boost productivity. Further, Apple is updating the Home Screen in iPadOS 15 with new widgets for App Store, Find My, Game Center, Mail, and Contacts.
The public beta of new features will be available in July. It is expected that the final version will be rolled out sometime in September.

Other notable updates

  • “Live Text” will allow users to highlight text in photos or scenes straight through the camera app in real-time.
  • Default on-device speech recognition for Siri.
  • App Privacy Report will provide you an overview of how apps use their permissions in the last seven days.
  • Mail Privacy Protection will hide a user’s IP address and location from the sender.

Thanks for reading!

Also read: Apple Podcasts to launch in-app subscriptions globally on June 15

Also read: Windows 10 support end date revealed ahead of possible Windows 11 launch