Monday morning brings new releases for Apple hardware.

These are updates available today:

  • iOS 16, watchOS 9 and tvOS 16 as new major releases
  • Xcode 14
  • HomePod software 16
  • iOS/iPadOS 15.7, macOS 12.6 Monterey with security fixes
  • Safari 16 for macOS 12 Monterey

Apple continues practice of offering both updates to current major release and brand new release.

Also, some features like Live Activities are not yet live in iOS 16 and expected later this year.

Apple Support:

Apple Newsroom:

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Recommendations

Developer:

Check new releases for compatibility issues.

QA engineer:

Check new releases for regressions.

PM/DM:

Plan releasing corresponding updates to apps. Plan supporting activities that expected to be go public later this year.

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