iCulture Today: this was Tuesday, August 9, 2022


Are you ready for another round of betas? Today we write about the public betas that have appeared and about the new features that are included. What's more to discover than battery percentage return. And you probably hadn't heard of this new feature in iOS 16: capturing your eye prescription! All that and more in this iCulture Today!

News & Opinion

  • Parallels Desktop 18 is out and that means better gaming on Apple Silicon.
  • Watch us overview of new features in iOS 16 beta 5.
  • Public beta 3 of iOS 16 is now out for testers and has the same features as the previous beta 5 for developers.
  • The third public beta of iPadOS 16 is out for testers.
  • Also, the third public beta of macOS Ventura is now available for download.


  • Looking for the cheapest AirPods? Here you will find all AirPods offers.
  • We list 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

  • Do you have a bug in WhatsApp? You have 2.5 days to withdraw a message.
  • The photo spirit level ensures that you always shoot a scene from above.
  • Discover the Siri watch face on the Apple Watch: it gets smarter the longer you use it.
  • Did you know? You can now register an eye prescription on the iPhone, so that you can easily order new glasses or contact lenses.
  • The Remote app on the Apple Watch has no more secrets when you read this article.
  • Want to save the Apple Watch battery while exercising? You can, by setting a special mode.
  • Does Finder crash on the Mac? Then we can help you with these tips!

Accessories and devices

  • Picked up the best MacBook Pro cases for you: we recommend them.
  • Kim Kardashian and Beats team up for Beats Fit Pro earbuds in skin tone.


  • WhatsApp gets three new privacy features (including a long-awaited one).
  • 1Password 8 for iOS has a new design and expands the Watchtower function.

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

  • HBO Max: Watch TV and Movies (Free, iPhone/iPad/TV + IAP, iOS 12.2+) – HBO Max has fixed several bugs. Support for SharePlay as in the international version, however, is not included.
  • Philips Hue (Free, iPhone/iPad, iOS 13.0+) – Philips Hue has four new scenes in the Luxurious category, plus five scenes in the Sunrise category. You can also copy scenes to other rooms and zones. And you can search for scenes.

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