According to an anonymous leaker, the Apple Watch will be able to sync across multiple Apple devices in the future. Goes by the alias @analyst941.. Not just iPhones, the WatchOS-powered smartwatch “will be compatible with multiple iOS/iPadOS/Mac devices,” Laker added.
The Apple Watch relies on a companion iPhone for many functions. This includes setting up the smartwatch, managing apps, and saving backups. Currently, an Apple Watch backup is included with the backup of its paired iPhone, either when uploaded to iCloud or done locally on a Mac or PC.
Also, there are no details on how the said functionality will work and when it will arrive.. However, according to a recent report watchOS 10 is expected to be the biggest software update since 2015. Another report by Bloomberg’s Mark Grumman says that Apple is working on a dedicated health app for the iPad as part of iPadOS 17.
Laker further disclosed in a. Separate tweet that Apple is working on a “special version of iPadOS 17” designed specifically for iPads with larger displays. A rumored 14.1-inch iPad with support for two 6K Thunderbolt displays is expected to be released in 2024.
If such an iPad ever sees the light of day, it will surpass the size of the current 12.9-inch iPad Pro, as well as the MacBook Air M2, which measures 13.6 inches diagonally. Meanwhile, iPadOS 17 is also expected to get a number of lock screen customizations that are part of iOS 16. Apple will preview iOS 17 and iPadOS 17 at WWDC 2023, which is scheduled to take place from June 5-9.