iOS 16 Will Make Your iPhone’s Lock Screen More Useful

This story is part of WWDC 2022CNET’s complete coverage from and about Apple’s annual developers conference. Your iPhone’s lock screen has the important job of guarding your personal data and apps from onlookers. But otherwise, it does little more than show the time, display notifications and provide fast access to the camera and flashlight. Thankfully, … Read more

SwitchBot announces a new $99 smart door lock that doesn’t need any tools to install

SwitchBot, the company that makes tiny robotic fingers to press your switches for you, is branching further into the smart home. The new SwitchBot Lock ($99.99) sticks to your door and turns the thumb turn automatically to lock and unlock it. This is the simplest retrofit smart lock solution I’ve ever seen. SwitchBot says it … Read more

Inside iOS 16’s New Lock Screen Customization: Colorful Clocks, Handy Widgets

This story is part of WWDC 2022CNET’s complete coverage from and about Apple’s annual developers conference. iOS 16the next version of Apple’s iPhone softwarewill enable you to customize your lock screen like never before. Apple showed off new personalization features during the company’s WWDC 2022 keynote on Monday. These new features will let you automatically … Read more

iOS 16 Lets You See Your Wi-Fi Passwords, Adds Full-Screen Music Player to Lock Screen, More

Apple has announced iOS 16, the latest version of its software with several new features and improvements at the ongoing Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) on Monday. Apple is allowing users to see and manage stored Wi-Fi passwords in iOS 16. It has added a full-screen music player back to the Lock Screen placing album art … Read more

iOS 16 Lets You Lock Hidden, Recently Deleted Albums, Adds Haptic Feedback to iPhone Keyboard

Apple’s latest operating system—iOS 16—was announced during the company’s annual developer conference on Monday. The new operating system brings improvements and multiple options for customisation. With iOS 16, the Cupertino giant is adding more privacy layers to the Hidden and Recently Deleted albums. It mandates users to access these albums by using passcode or biometrics. … Read more

iOS 16 Unveiled With Revamped Lock Screen, Notifications, System Apps at WWDC 2022: All the New Features

Apple has official unveiled iOS 16, the next-generation version of its operating system for compatible iPhone models. As previous leaks and rumours suggested, Apple has introduced changes and improvements across the system at its annual WWDC keynote event. The software update to iOS 16 will arrive later this year on iPhone 8 and later devices — … Read more

iPhone Gets a New Lock Screen With iOS 16. Here’s How to Customize Yours

This story is part of WWDC 2022CNET’s complete coverage from and about Apple’s annual developers conference. With iOS 16you’ll have a lot more control over how your lock screen looks. During Apple’s WWDC 2022 keynote Monday, the iPhone-maker showed off the ability to customize lock screens with new personalization features. These new features will let … Read more

Apple’s WidgetKit update lets developers build for the Lock Screen and Watch with the same code – TechCrunch

At a developer briefing following Apple’s keynote address at its Worldwide Developer Conference this afternoon, the company went into more detail about the different types of widgets developers can now build for the iOS 16 Lock Screen. Inspired by the Apple Watch’s complications, Apple said these new widgets can help developers leverage key information from … Read more

Apple revamps the lock screen in iOS 16 with interactive widgets and other personalization features – TechCrunch

Apple is giving the iPhone’s lock screen a big makeover in iOS 16. At Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference, the company introduced its plans for a more personalized lock screen that users can customize with a built-in editor, widgets, a wallpaper gallery, and colorful themes. It’s also introducing a new feature called Live Activities that will … Read more