Apple announces iPadOS 18

Somebody writing up a math problem with the Apple Pencil.
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Apple offered a preview of iPadOS 18 during its WWDC 2024 keynote, providing a brief glimpse of the latest version of its tablet software. Like in previous years, the new update will arrive in the fall, with a developer beta available today and a public beta available next month.

The software update finally adds a built-in calculator to Apple’s tablets. This means iPad users will no longer need to download third-party apps, which are often chock-full of ads and rarely optimized for the iPad’s larger form factor, just to perform simple math calculations.

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The Apple Pencil can solve math problems after you write them.

The new calculator also works along with Apple Pencil, so you can solve math…

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