As previously announced, Apple released the final versions of iOS and iPadOS 15.4 on Monday. The biggest news: We’ll finally be using Face ID without removing the mask.

iOS and iPadOS 15.4 are only incremental updates, but unlike its predecessors from the 15.3 branch, which focused primarily on security, it does deliver some really important news. The biggest is the long awaited Possibility to obtain a Face ID license even though the mask is turned onWhich iPhone 12 and later owners will benefit from, but that’s just the beginning.

Continuing the coronavirus theme, support for covid certificates has been added in Wallet, while by moving to entertainment, the SharePlay functionality in FaceTime has been expanded. This gives you the option to start a session straight from the level Compatible applications. A few new emoticons have also been added.

last of big The changes, although less obvious due to language limitations, apply to Siri. On iPhone Xs and later, the assistant will display the time and date Without the need to connect to the network. In addition, he will speak in a new voice. This time it’s not binary in terms of gender.

In addition, there are a lot of little things, including the addition of jItalian and traditional Chinese Translator in Safari has the ability to manage custom domains email box and notes with saved passwords. Go ahead, the news app, but this app is not available at all on the Vistula River. But owners iPhone 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max You will use the Ultra Wide Angle Camera as a magnifying glass.

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Universal Control in iPadOS 15.4

However, what is by far the highest technical level, applies only to iPads, and this is the talk of the announcer on the occasion of the first major presentation. fifteen Universal control function. In short: It is a solution that allows you to use a single keyboard and mouse on both iPad and Mac at the same time.

To take advantage of this, you must first upgrade your Mac to the system released today as well macOS 12.3Then turn on Handoff. Equipment is of great importance, because the solution works Only with select device modelsFor example, the base iPad model is only supported by the sixth generation, the iPad Air – the third, and the iPad mini – Friday. Only the iPad Pro line is compatible with Universal Control across the board.

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