iCulture Today: this was Monday, August 8, 2022


A new beta of iOS 16 came out today and it brings a long-gone feature back to many iPhones: the battery percentage is back in iOS 16! You can then simply view the battery percentage in the status bar, although not all Face ID devices receive this function. We have also collected our wishes for HomePod improvements for you and there are new rumors about the new iPad Pro. That and more in this iCulture Today!

News & Opinion

  • In addition to a new large HomePod, Apple is also said to be working on a new HomePod mini and its own smart home accessories.
  • < li>The iPad Pro 2022 may get two new Smart Connectors, but what's in it for you?

  • Smart lighting manufacturer Twinkly now has the Squares LED panels.
  • We have our idea. n and wishes for improvements for new HomePods and we have listed them for you.
  • The fifth beta of iOS 16 is here! And there's something new in it.
  • The new watchOS 9 beta is also here now.
  • Developers with an iPad can download the latest beta of iPadOS 16.
  • Are you using an Apple TV with beta? Then you can install the latest tvOS 16 beta.
  • For the Mac, the fifth beta of macOS Ventura is available.
  • In the latest beta, the battery percentage is back on the iPhone, just in the battery icon.


  • Looking for the cheapest AirPods? Here you will find all AirPods offers.
  • We've rounded up the best Apple Watch deals to make sure you don't pay 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 explanation

    < li>Did you know that the YouTube app can remind you of breaks?
  • You can book a restaurant via Apple Maps. This way you don't have to call or fill out forms.
  • You can zoom in the Finder for a clear view.

Accessories and devices

  • Looking for a fitness tracker for kids? Several brands have special children's versions.
  • With HomeKit in the garden you can control everything with your voice or your iPhone: from outdoor tap to outdoor lamp.
  • It's going to be barbecue weather again this week: these are the best grill thermometers with iPhone app for the BBQ.


  • You must also have these BBQ apps for iPhone.

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