iCulture Today: this was Wednesday, June 22, 2022


iOS 16 is far from finished as we continue to discover new things. This time, you'll learn what's new in the Notes app in iOS 16, how the Security Check feature works, and much more. We also have another review ready for you, this time of a smart smoke detector. Read that and more in this new iCulture Today!

News & Opinion

  • The second iOS 16 beta is out and so are the betas of iPadOS, tvOS, watchOS and macOS Ventura.
  • Why are Apple's keynote videos always so slick? A filmmaker reveals the secrets.
  • The Safari Technology Preview 147 lets you try Ventura features without installing the beta.
  • Did you know that the Notes app in iOS 16 is getting all kinds of new features.
  • The roundup of M2 MacBook Pro reviews is here. What do the international media think?


  • These are the best iTunes and App Store deals of the week.
  • Looking for the cheapest AirPods? Here you will find all AirPods offers.
  • We have listed the best Apple Watch offers so that you can be sure that you are not paying too much for the latest models.
  • These are this week's best iPhone deals.
  • Here you will find the best iPhone 13 deals with which you can already grab a nice discount!
  • The best Sonos offers of the moment can be found here.

Tips and explanations

  • The Apple Watch supports fast charging, but not on every model.
  • Safety Check and Disaster Recovery are two new features in iOS 16 and can be of importance when there is a need for urgent safety.
  • Also new from iOS 16: you can edit multiple photos at once.
  • There are quite a few differences between Touch ID and Face ID, but from iOS 16 there is one less difference.

Accessories and devices

  • In this review of the Netatmo smart smoke detector you can read how handy it works with HomeKit. Did you know that smoke detectors will be mandatory on every floor from July 1?


  • The renewed Sleep app and sleep functions on the Apple Watch in watchOS 9 give you more visibility.

And we didn't want to let these updates pass unnoticed:

  • Albert Heijn supermarket (free, iPhone/iPad, iOS 14.0+) – You can now profile if you no longer want a paper receipt.
  • My DHL (free, iPhone/iPad, iOS 12.0+) – Now also with support for dark mode. You can also set your delivery preferences.
  • IKEA Place (free, iPhone/iPad, iOS 12.2+) – You can now also remove furniture from your AR environment.

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