Live sports can now be controlled more easily on Apple's latest iOS and macOS updates

Apple may still be some time away from releasing iOS 16, macOS Ventura, and other major updates, but that doesn't mean current-generation software won't get one last hurrah.

The company has released iOS 15.6, iPad 15.6, and macOS 12.5, which all provide more control over live sports.

Playback options such as pausing, fast-forwarding, and rewinding are available, as well as the ability to restart matches already in progress.

As part of the new software, a Safari bug has also been fixed that could cause a tab to revert to a previous page when it is opened.

Besides the usual security patches for macOS, expect to see equivalents for older macOS versions (mostly fixing holes that allow the execution of arbitrary code) as well as equivalents for older macOS versions like Big Sur and Catalina.

The latest release of watchOS 8.7 and the latest release of tvOS 15.6 are also released, delivering bug and security fixes as well as generic 'improvements' to Apple Watch and Apple TV users, respectively.

There is a possibility that these are the last significant updates for existing software.

In the past, Apple shipped major updates to iOS, macOS, and other software as early as September, and iOS 15.7 isn't expected soon.

These latest updates, the company has shifted its priorities, which is reflected in the modest changes.

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