Apple introduces iPadOS giving iPads their own operating system

first_img Apple introduces iPad OS Comments Tags See All In the past, the company used its iOS mobile operating system to power both the iPhone and iPad, which sometimes required compromises. Now, the iPhone will move to iOS 13, also announced today, while the iPad will get its own operating system, allowing it to more fully inhabit its nature as a tablet.  46 Photos Jun 14 • Apple Music vs. Apple Podcast vs. Apple TV: What’s the difference? Amazon See It The event comes as software and services are taking on even greater importance for Apple. The company still sells millions of iPhones every quarter, but sales aren’t soaring like they used to. People are holding onto their devices for longer, which makes it important to give them services that get them paying monthly. Apple has made augmented reality, mobile payments, streaming music and other areas itno key focuses over the past couple of years.Read more: 6 new uses for your old iPadThe company last week said it has 20 million developers in its Apple developer Program, and it’s made more than $120 billion selling digital goods and services in App Store apps. Apple also touted the creation of over 1.5 million jobs in the US and over 1.57 million across Europe.See all of today’s Apple news.CNET’s Shara Tibken contributed to this story. Share your voice Now playing: Watch this: WWDC 2019 Apple Event iPhone Update See it WWDC 2019: A quick visual recap of Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference keynote WWDC 2019 Apple $249 Best Buy $249 See also 14 CNET may get a commission from retail offers. See It Apple iPad To that end, iPadOS includes a new Home screen layout, enhanced multitasking features and new user interface gestures for cutting, copying, pasting and undoing actions. In addition to a number of new features that are also coming to iOS, including a system-wide dark mode and a new floating keyboard, iPadOS gives the company’s tablets a few exclusives: expanded Apple Pencil functionality, improved file management and a new version of Safari that will make for a more desktoplike Internet browsing experience. Prior to the start of today’s keynote, the company appeared to scoop itself, revealing the existence of iPadOS on its developer portal.Read more: Current-generation iPad 9.7 drops to $240WWDC is where Apple details its newest software and services that will arrive on devices later in the year. The company may be best known for its hardware, but the seamless integration of its hardware with its software is what sets Apple apart from rivals. Apple’s ability to control every aspect of its products — something that began when Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak founded Apple in 1976 — has been key in making it the most powerful company in tech. Jun 30 • iOS 13 and iPadOS public betas: How to download and install them now Apple iOS 13: New Siri voice, camera tools, Dark Mode for iPhone New Mac Pro makes its debut, starts at $5,999 Apple gives the iPad its own OS Returning to Apple’s WWDC after 20 years, now with 5 OSes instead of 1 Get all the latest from WWDC • Jul 5 • RIP, iTunes. This is what happens to your Apple music now $329 $249 Aug 19 • iOS 13 and iPadOS: How to join the beta, use the best new features on your iPhone and iPad Tablets Operating Systems reading • iPadOS gives Apple’s tablets their own operating system 4:58 See It Mentioned Above Apple iPad 2018 (space gray, 32GB) Review • Apple iPad 2018 review: The iPad for everyone CNET Apple has introduced iPadOS — a dedicated operating system for the iPad that brings a host of new capabilities to its tablet. Announced Monday at the company’s Worldwide Developers Conference, iPadOS strengthens the iPad’s productivity capabilities and nudges it closer to fulfilling its potential as a full-fledged laptop replacement. Apple will release the new operating system this fall as a free software update for the iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini (released earlier this year), all the iPad Pros, the 2017 iPad, the 2018 iPad and the iPad Mini 4.  iOS 13 iOS 12 iPadOS Applelast_img

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