Instead of taking over the screen anytime you search, the window will appear on top of whatever is open.
Another improvement specific to Apple Music is a new Now Playing screen that has room for live song lyrics to scroll in sync with the music, alongside playback controls. Instead you will get a discrete notification at the top of your screen that you can still use to answer or reject the call. The sidebar also supports drag and drop and there's also a redesigned toolbar for more streamline access for the app's functionality.
It's created to help in situations where you might only need an app once, for example for a particular local authority's parking or public transport system.
On the hardware side, Apple is also rumored to be announcing a long-rumored switch to its own chips for its Mac computer lineup, a move that could lead to improved battery life and sleeker devices. Inspired by the convenience and readability of food nutrition labels, new privacy information detailed in the Mac App Store will help users understand the privacy practices of apps before downloading them, including the types of data the apps might collect - such as usage, contact information, or location - and whether that data is shared with third parties for tracking. You can now write with the Apple Pencil directly into any text field such as Safari's address bar or the new search UI.
Safari's new Privacy Report feature. Image apple
Selecting handwritten text is also made easier and you can double-tap on it as if it's typed text.
The iPhone widgets were one of the most-requested features and one that Google has offered on Android phones for years. And Apple's avatars, called Memoji, are getting new hair styles, age options and face coverings, such as masks. It recognizes letters, shapes and can even support multiple languages at the same time. Apple also teased a new option for users to unlock and start their cars with an iPhone. There's also a new feature to unlock auto with your iPhone, and a way to set default email and browser apps.
Apple has added a routing feature to Maps that's designed for electric vehicle owners.
New workouts that can be detected include dance and core training.