What iOS 16 and Android 13 Tell Us About the Future of Smartphones

This story is part of WWDC 2022, CNET’s complete coverage from and about Apple’s annual developers conference.

What’s happening
iOS 16 and Android 13 both come with new features that aim to replace your physical wallet and improve connections with smart home gadgets and connected car interfaces.
Why it matters
The updates underscore Apple’s and Google’s shared vision to make our phones more essential in everyday life.

Your iPhone or Android phone is about to become even more tightly woven into the nondigital aspects of your life. That’s one of the main takeaways from iOS 16 and Android 13, the latest mobile software updates from …