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by Jason Snell & Dan Moren

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iOS 12.2’s new features

Lifehacker’s David Murphy runs down the new features in yesterday’s iOS 12.2 update, many of which I was unfamiliar with, including this absolute winner:

You’ll now be able to do other things while you’re using AirPlay to cast content from an iOS device to, say, your Apple TV. As Apple’s description notes, “AirPlay multitasking for video allows you to browse other apps, as well as play other short form audio and video files locally on your device without interrupting AirPlay.”

I was just lamenting the lack of this ability the other day. Glad to have it, along with some refinements to Wallet, Safari search, and–unmentioned in this article–the Settings app’s About screen. Anything else you’ve noticed?

—Linked by Dan Moren

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