One of the pillars of every Apple developer conference is the presentation of the operating system for the iPad. WWDC 2024 will be no exception, and the tech giant has officially announced iPadOS 18a new version that will work on Apple tablets at the end of 2024.

iPadOS 18 comes with many new iOS 18 features such as ability to customize the main screen or Control Center, as well as new apps optimized for the Apple Pencil. One of the most striking changes is the emergence floating panel with shortcuts allowing you to navigate apps more easily. This panel is independent in each application and can be customized to access the features you use most often.

New The floating panel works with Apple apps.such as Apple TV, Apple Music, App Store, etc. To make transitions easier, Cupertino engineers have implemented a new animation that turns the panel into a side menu.

iPadOS 18: calculator on iPad

Another feature of iPadOS 18 is the appearance Calculator application. This may seem trivial to some, but the application optimized for viewing on an iPad screen and has Apple Pencil support. The latter sets him apart from the rest due to his ability to solve mathematical problems.

Math Notes this is a calculator function that Solve math equations by writing them using Apple Pencil.. The app works with basic arithmetic or complex problems involving formulas and graphs, and solves when it detects certain pencil interactions, such as writing an equal sign or a hyphen. This feature is not exclusive to Calculator as Apple has also integrated it into Notes.

An iPad that learns and repeats your writing

One of the most notable features of iPadOS 18 is SmartScript, a feature that improves the appearance of handwriting using artificial intelligence. Using a machine learning model The iPad can recreate your font as you write.. Smart Script uses the iPad chip to perform calculations and refine notes in real time.

“It’s still your handwriting, but it looks smoother, straighter and more legible,” said Craig Federighi, Apple’s director of software engineering. Smart Script also allows paste text and automatically convert it to handwritten text in the notes. Blocks of text can be dragged using the Apple Pencil and there is instant spell checking.

iPadOS 18

Apple Intelligence: Artificial Intelligence Coming to iPad

Apple saved the best for last in its keynote: Apple Intelligence. Apple’s artificial intelligence has been integrated into iPadOS 18 to improve productivity with features rewrite, edit, or summarize text in any Apple application. Writing tools are integrated into apps like Mail, Notes, or Pages, as well as third-party apps, and can be accessed at any time.

Another feature powered by Apple Intelligence is Playground image, a DALL-E style artificial intelligence image generator. This feature lets you create images based on three styles (animation, illustration, and sketch) and is available in apps like Notes.

Apple Intelligence This is one of the most important integrations in several years. Apple’s artificial intelligence covers almost all of its applications, offering special features to make them easier or better. In addition to this, iPadOS will also get ChatGPT, which will add Siri and the rest of the artificial intelligence features to the operating system.

iPadOS 18 will be released at the end of the year as a free update for all supported devices. The developer beta can be downloaded starting today to begin testing these features.

Source: Hiper Textual

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