iOS 16 Preview – Improved Timer Lock Screen Widget

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As I’ve shared in other iOS 16 preview articles, many of the changes coming in the next version of iOS are subtle, tweaking features or apps to make them a little more useful. Another great example of this is the Timer widget that will appear on the Lock Screen when you have a timer running in iOS 16. It is a dramatic improvement over iOS 15, making it far more visible and interactive without having …

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iOS 16 Preview – Reminders and Sending Email Later in Mail

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While there are several new features coming to iOS 16 and iPadOS 16, there are an even greater number of enhancements to existing apps. One of those is Mail, the default app used to send Email from your iPhone or iPad. Let’s be honest: The Mail app isn’t the best one out there (check out Edison Mail or even Microsoft Outlook for a more robust experience) but the changes coming in iOS 16 will certainly …

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iOS 16 Preview – iPhone Compatibility

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Each year, when Apple releases a new version of iOS, there is always the question of which iPhone models from the past will be compatible with the new release. iOS 16 is no different. While Apple themselves have published the list of devices on the iOS 16 preview site, honestly it is a bit buried towards the bottom of the page. To save you time, here is a complete list of previous iPhone models that …

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iOS 16 Preview – Improvements in Apple Books

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As part of iOS 16, several of the stock apps from Apple are also receiving small improvements. Apple Books is no exception and while the updates to the book reading app are subtle, they are welcome changes to overall usability and intuitiveness of the app. Obviously the Apple Books app will be updated for non-iOS 16 users when it is released as the app is a standalone app from Apple. But as part of the …

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iOS 16 Preview – Editing & Recalling a Sent Message in Messages

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There are a slew of new features coming to your iPhone with iOS 16 and one in particular is one that many users have wanted to see for years: The ability to edit or recall a sent message in Messages. Until now, when you sent a message using the Messages app on your iPhone or iPad, it was sent forever. No editing and no recalling it. Both of those features are now in iOS 16 …

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