iPadOS 16.1 beta version is out now and Apple has confirmed that it will skip the iPadOS 16 public release, according to a report. The company further said that the tablet’s operating system will be available to users after the release of iOS 16 – essentially confirming earlier reports that the Cupertino-based giant will be delaying its next major iPad software update. There is speculation that both the iOS 16.1 and iPadOS 16.1 updates will be released at or around the same time.
according to a report good By TechCrunch, Apple said that it has the flexibility to deliver iPadOS on its own schedule. “This is a particularly big year for iPadOS. As our own platform with features designed specifically for the iPad, we have the flexibility to deliver iPadOS on its own schedule. This fall, iPadOS will ship as version 16.1 in a free software update following iOS, the Tim Cook-led company is quoted as saying.
The delay in the launch of iPadOS 16 was first reported by Mark Gurman of Bloomberg earlier this month. He claimed that Apple cannot release the latest iterations of both iOS and iPadOS at the same time and may, in fact, delay major iPad software updates by about a month. Apple is reportedly expected to release iOS 16 at or shortly after its September 7 iPhone 14 launch event.
Gurman claimed that the software delay is, at least in part, due to an ambitious attempt to overhaul the iPad’s multitasking capabilities. He also noted the drawbacks of not launching major software updates for smartphones and tablets at the same time. He claimed that the move to launch iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 (or iPadOS 16.1 as mentioned above) may prove sensible for the Cupertino-based company, but those who are using both iPhone and iPad, You may have to deal with problems. With seamless functioning of apps.
iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 were both unveiled and talked about in detail at this year’s WWDC conference. Apple released public betas of iPadOS 16, macOS Ventura, tvOS 16 and WatchOS 9 in July. One of the most talked-about features is the Stage Manager that lets users operate multiple tasks at the same time, resizing windows as well as bouncing between different groups of apps.