While Apple has just rolled out iOS 16 to all compatible iPhones, i.e. all models after iPhone 8, a new beta is now available: the iOS 16.1 update. Among the new features of this new version, Apple announced to developers that the ActivityKit API is finally available, This will allow them to integrate Live Events into their apps.
Live events for those who don’t know interactive notifications that stay up to date and keep you up to date with what’s happening in real time. That’s why you can configure their activities on your lock screen to notify you of a match’s score or monitor your driver’s arrival without having to unlock your smartphone.
More battery percentage coming to iPhone
With iOS 16, Apple introduced a new feature that allowed several iPhones to show battery percentage in the status bar. However, some iPhones were deprived of this feature: iPhone XR, iPhone 11, iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 13 mini. With iOS 16.1, these four models are finally compatible.
In addition to the battery percentage, The update also comes with a new charging function: Clean Energy Charge. The company says this feature is intended.” reduce your carbon footprint ” inside ” selectively charging when low carbon electricity is available You can find this setting in the “Battery” menu of the Settings app and by tapping the “Battery health and charge” option.
Finally, Apple adds ability to remove Wallet app from iPhone. Those who do not use the app will therefore be able to free up some space on their device’s storage. However, removing the Wallet app means you won’t be able to use a number of different features, including Apple Pay, Apple Cash, and Apple Card.