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The return of the iPhone battery percentage to the status bar after a number of years was stunning news for iOS 16 beta testers this week. For more information on these stories and others, read on. This week’s news and rumors also included reports that Apple has begun recording some of the media event scheduled for next month to unveil the iPhone 14 and Apple Watch Series 8 as well as rumors regarding the price of the iPhone 14 Pro and Apple’s plans to switch AirPods over to USB-C charging.

Check out our list of everything new in iOS 16 beta 5 for other new features and changes in the beta. Apple also released new betas for iPadOS 16, macOS Ventura, watchOS 9, and tvOS 16. Apple Reportedly Preparing Pre-Recorded iPhone 14 and Apple Watch Series 8 Event. It appears that Apple’s annual iPhone event won’t be a fully in-person event again this year, as Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman this week claimed that Apple has started to produce a pre-recorded video for the event. It’s possible that Apple will still invite media to the event for in-person hands-on demos with new products.

iOS 16 Beta 5 Adds Battery Percentage to iPhone Status Bar. Five years after Apple introduced the iPhone X with a notch, and relegated the battery percentage indicator to Control Center, Apple has finally added the battery percentage back to the iPhone’s status bar in the fifth developer beta of iOS 16 released earlier this week The new battery icon is available on most iPhone models with a notch. The battery percentage appears within the battery icon to save space, but not everyone is a fan of this design.

Unsurprisingly, Apple will likely unveil its iPhone 14 and Apple Watch Series 8 product lineups at the September event, and at least five other products are expected to be announced this year. iPhone 14 Pro Models Rumored to Be More Expensive. Apple plans to increase the prices of iPhone 14 Pro models compared to iPhone 13 Pro models, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

Google has been pushing Apple to switch from SMS to RCS for months now, with no response from Apple. RCS would allow for read receipts, audio messages, and more for conversations between iPhones and Android smartphones. Each week, we publish an email newsletter like this highlighting the top Apple stories, making it a great way to get a bite-sized recap of the week hitting all of the major topics we’ve covered and tying together related stories for a big-picture view. So if you want to have top stories like the above recap delivered to your email inbox each week, subscribe to our newsletter!

While higher prices would be disappointing for customers, research firm TrendForce predicted that iPhone 14 Pro models could start with 256GB of storage, compared to 128GB for iPhone 13 Pro models. Pricing for iPhone 13 Pro models currently starts at $999 in the United States. Two New Connectors Rumored for Next-Generation iPad Pro. The next-generation iPad Pro will feature the same design as the current model, but with two new four-pin connectors on the top and bottom, according to a report from Japanese website Mac Otakara.

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