Apple yesterday released the final version of iOS 12.3, the latest update that we will see before the presentation of iOS 13 in just a few weeks. This new version is the most stable that Apple has laced and its update is highly recommended, in addition to the news is important for the security flaws corrected.
The biggest novelty that we find in iOS 12.3 is the new TV app that is already available in Spain, at last. However, there are many other improvements that may go unnoticed so we are going to review the most important news that comes with iOS 12.3 to your iPhone or iPad.
The most important news that comes with iOS 12.3
New TV app
This is the main novelty of iOS 12.3, the new TV app reaches more than 100 countries and, for the moment in the US, includes such popular services as HBO, Starz or SHOWTIME. It is expected that in September it will integrate the new service of the company Apple TV +.
These are the main novelties:
- The Apple TV app has a completely renovated design that highlights the selection of collections and personalized recommendations.
- The subscription to Apple TV channels can be shared with up to six family members without apps, accounts or new passwords.
- Movie premieres are available for purchase or rental on the Apple TV app, in addition to the full catalog of more than 100,000 movies and the largest selection of titles in 4K HDR quality.
- The Apple TV app can now intelligently suggest playing content on Apple TVs or on the most commonly used nearby AirPlay 2 compatible TVs.
AirPlay 2 support in new TVs
Another great news that was announced a few months ago, AirPlay 2 has already reached some Smart TV and thanks to iOS 12.3 we can send content from our iPhone or iPad.
- AirPlay 2 now lets you share videos, photos, music and other content from your iPhone and iPad directly with your Smart TV compatible with AirPlay 2.
- With a touch you can automatically play the TV show or movie you want on the last screen you used depending on the time and location.
- The suggestions Siri about movies and television programs recommended now include an option for AirPlay.
- All smart suggestions are made on the device itself to ensure the privacy of your personal data.
Follow magazines in Apple News +
The new subscription service to Apple news and magazines improves with iOS 12.3 and will be much more dynamic when it comes to following a certain type of news. A pity that currently only available in the US.
News on Apple Music
The tab “For you” of Apple Music is now updated several times a day with musical suggestions based on criteria such as genres, artists and styles that you like.
This update also includes some bug fixes and improvements:
- Fixed a problem that could prevent the Apple TV controller from pausing or controlling the video, or changing the volume on compatible receivers.
- Fixes a problem that could cause Wi-Fi calls to be cut.
- It solves a problem that could make the information of a song from a connected iPhone not appear on the car’s screen