iOS 16.5 is out, adding a new sports tab in Apple News

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Apple has just released iOS 16.5, and it appears to be a minor one: perhaps the biggest new features involve sports information in Apple News.

Specifically, Apple News is getting a new Sports tab in the app that gives “easy access to stories, scores, standings, and more, for the teams and leagues you follow,” meaning it could be a handy way to follow sports-y things you care about in one spot. There are also new sports-focused score and schedule cards that will include information about specific games.

There is also a new Pride Lock Screen wallpaper and a few bug fixes. You can read Apple’s full changelog below:

A new Pride Celebration wallpaper for the Lock Screen to honor the LGBTQ+ community and culture

Sports tab in Apple News…

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