iOS 13 To Release On September 19; macOS Catalina In October

Apple wrapped up yesterday’s event by launching iPhone 11 that features a triple camera setup, a brand new Apple Watch with Always On Display, and the much-awaited gaming subscription service called Apple Arcade.

Apple iOS 13 Release Date and Features

For Apple fans who left the keynote empty-handed or who didn’t get to attent the event, the tech giant has a surprise. Apple will be rolling out the stable version of iOS, i.e., iOS 13, on September 19.

According to the iPhone 11 press release, iOS 13 will be followed by iOS 13.1 which will be available on September 30. Users who hold an iPhone 6s or later will be able to download the latest iOS for free.

One of the biggest features that you will see in iOS 13 is a new system-wide dark mode, along with supported dark mode wallpapers.

Focusing on privacy, Apple is bringing the “Sign-in with Apple” feature. The new iOS 13 feature will allow users to sign-in to websites without revealing any personal information. Think of it like the “Sign in with Google” button you see on most apps and sites.

Apart from that, there are massive changes to nearly all the Apple apps such as the Reminder app, the Apple Maps app, the Photos app, and more.

Apple macOS Catalina Release Date and Features

Not everything is about iPhones this time; Apple will be releasing macOS Catalina in October, days after iOS 13, according to their updated website.

Just like iOS 13, macOS Catalina is packed with loads of interesting features; the biggest one would be the update to media apps.

The new macOS will feature separate apps for music and podcasts instead of everything bundled up in iTunes. Also, the Photos app will also receive a huge update that will feature a curation of the pictures by days, months and years.

Another big feature is SideCar — showcased at the WWDC 2019, a macOS Catalina feature that lets users use their iPad as a secondary display.

Moreover, watchOS 6 will is coming on September 19th. The new version features a dedicated app store, new watch faces, updated apps, new health features, and a lot more.

In other news, we have iPadOS 13 and tvOS 13, both releasing on September 30th.

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