Apple software updates are coming—watchOS 5, tvOS, iOS 12 on 9/17, macOS on 9/24

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Enlarge / Tim Cook, feeling good about the new products and updates Apple announced today. (credit: Valentina Palladino)

CUPERTINO, Calif.—Devices may make most of the headlines coming out of Apple’s September event, but software makes news as well. All of Apple’s operating systems, including iOS and macOS, will be ready to receive an upgrade soon, and now we know exactly when some of those updates will arrive.

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The fifth iteration of the Apple Watch’s wearable OS will be available on Monday, September 17 as a free download for Watch users. During its demo this summer at WWDC, watchOS 5’s new Walkie Talkie feature stole the show. It allows Watch users to send short messages to other Watch users over Wi-Fi or LTE—just press the orange circle on the watch face, record a message, and send it within seconds.

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