Apple has recently unveiled significant updates to its operating systems, iOS 18 and macOS Sequoia, during its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2024. These updates bring a host of new features designed to enhance user experience through increased customization, productivity, and the integration of advanced AI capabilities.

Key Update

iOS 18 introduces a variety of customization options and a significant redesign of the Photos app. Users can now freely arrange apps and widgets on their Home Screen and customize the Lock Screen's control buttons. The Photos app gets a unified view with new collections, making it easier to organize and relive special moments. Apple also enhances the Messages app with animated text effects, new formatting options, and the ability to schedule messages. Furthermore, iOS 18 supports satellite messaging, ensuring users stay connected even without cellular or Wi-Fi signals.

macOS Sequoia takes productivity and intelligence to new heights. One of the standout features is iPhone Mirroring, which allows users to control their iPhone directly from their Mac, enhancing the Continuity experience. Safari now includes Highlights for easy information discovery and a redesigned Reader for distraction-free reading. The new Passwords app centralizes password management, while the updated gaming experience offers Personalized Spatial Audio and reduced latency for AirPods Pro. Apple Intelligence, integrated into both operating systems, provides advanced AI capabilities for writing, image creation, and enhanced Siri functionality, ensuring privacy through on-device processing or secure cloud computing.

WWDC Recap Videos

iOS 18 and MacOS Sequoia Videos

Technical Terms

Generative Models

AI systems capable of generating text, images, or other data based on learned patterns.


Apple's feature that allows seamless integration and interaction between its devices.