Apple Added a Fun Photo Trick People Will Love in iOS 16

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

Apple’s iOS 16 will include a lot of new iPhone features like editable Messages and a customizable lock screen. But there was one feature that truly grabbed my attention during WWDC 2022, despite taking up less than 15 seconds of the event. The feature hasn’t been given a name, but here’s how it works: You tap and hold on a photo to separate a picture’s subject, like a person, from the background. And if you keep holding, you can then “lift” the cutout from the photo and …