Apple has just published iOS 16.5, and it seems very minor: the largest new features are probably related to sports news in Apple News.
The new Sports tab in Apple News provides “easy access to stories, scores, standings, and more, for the teams and leagues you follow,” making it a potentially convenient way to keep track of all your sports-related interests in one place. There are also new score and schedule cards that will feature game-specific details.
There are also some bug fixes and a new Pride Lock Screen wallpaper. Here is Apple’s whole history of updates:
To show support for the LGBTQ+ community and its culture, a new Lock Screen wallpaper has been created for the Pride Celebration.
The Sports section of Apple News organizes news on the teams and leagues you follow in one convenient location.
Apple News’ My Sports score and schedule cards link to individual game sites, where you can get more information.
Improves responsiveness in cases where Spotlight froze
solves a problem where podcasts in CarPlay sometimes fail to load
Screen Time configurations won’t reset or sync between devices anymore
Apple published a handful of minor upgrades on Thursday, including iPadOS 16.5, macOS Ventura 16.4, and watchOS 9.5. Furthermore, Apple has released a multiview for Apple TV, allowing users to simultaneously view two or more sporting events.