Apple announces iOS 15 at its Worldwide Developers Conference: FaceTime gets a massive upgrade with 3D audio, a grid view that takes over Zoom and SharePlay
- Apple announced its new iOS 15 at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference
- FaceTime received the biggest update since its rollout in 2010
- iOS15 includes 3D audio, portrait mode that blurs backgrounds and a grid view
- Users can watch movies and listen to the same music as others in FaceTime
- This is possible through SharePlay that users just send a link to connect
Apple gave users the first look at its new iOS 15 at the tech giant’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC).
The new OS is packed with FaceTime improvements, including 3D audio, portrait mode that blurs backgrounds, and a grid view that allows users to talk to multiple people at once.
FaceTime calls are also supported on Windows and Android devices via a browser, provided this service is first made available on different platforms.
Users can also watch and listen to the same movies and music with friends via the new SharePlay.
The new OS is packed with FaceTime improvements, including 3D audio, portrait mode that blurs backgrounds, and a grid view (shown) that allows users to talk to multiple people at once.
“For many of us, our iPhones have become indispensable,” Software Engineering SVP Craig Federighi said during Apple’s WWDC livestream.
“Our new release is iOS 15. It’s packed with features that ensure the iOS experience adapts to and complements the way you use iPhone, whether it’s staying in touch with those who matter most to you. to be.
“Finding the space to focus without distractions, using intelligence to discover the information you need, or exploring the world around you.”
iOS 15 updates FaceTime, which was introduced in 2010, with new features aimed at better connecting users.
The service is available in portrait mode, which blurs your background, similar to how the feature works with photos that make the individual more prominent in the scene.
SharePlay is also a new update that allows users to enjoy the same movie or music using only their iPhone or iPad.