iOS 16 will include new ways to interact with the system and some “new Apple apps.” by Bloomberg Mark Gurman has said, offering more details about what Apple has in store for the next iOS and iPadOS release to be announced in a few weeks at WWDC.

In the latest edition of his Power On newsletter, Gurman wrote that while ‌iOS 16‌ isn’t likely to feature a major operating system makeover, it will include new ways to interact and some “new apps from Apple.”

Users have long waited for Apple to bring interactive widgets to iOS ever since widgets got a makeover with iOS 14. Most widgets were left unchanged with iOS 15 and are still non-interactive, so there is hope that they will be make significant changes to widgets for ‌iOS 16‌ .

While I don’t expect Apple to introduce a complete software redesign, there should be major system-wide changes, new ways to interact, and some new Apple apps. The news about watchOS 9 will also be significant.

Gurman added today that watchOS 9 will also be a “significant” update. Gurman previously reported that a revamped notification system and new health and fitness tracking features are in the works for ‌iOS 16‌. Check out our post to learn more about the 20+ new features we expect for ‌iOS 16‌ and watchOS 9.

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