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This week on AI: macOS Mojave, iOS 12, watchOS 5, tvOS 12, Facebook controversy & more

There may not have been new hardware, but WWDC 2018 kicked off the week with plenty to talk about in the software realm —including word that developers will soon be able to easily bring iPhone and iPad apps to the Mac.




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Everything you need to know:



  • macOS Mojave has a Dark Mode, HomeKit, and early support for iOS apps > >
  • iOS 12 sports Siri "shortcuts" and much improved speed > >
  • watchOS 5 makes Siri quicker and finally enables podcasts > >
  • tvOS 12 promises Dolby Atmos and "zero sign-on" > >
  • Facebook allegedly shared users' personal data with Apple, something the latter denies > >
  • The Mac App Store is being redesigned and picking up some big supporters > >
  • Apple is opening the door to compatibility with third-party streaming services in Siri > >


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A roundup of all of our hottest stories this week:



macOS Mojave brings Dark Mode, enhanced privacy, HomeKit, and more to the Mac

iOS 12 'doubles down' on performance for iPhone and iPad

Apple introduces watchOS 5 with enhanced fitness, Siri capabilities

Apple TV gets Dolby Atmos support, 'zero sign-on' for cable with tvOS 12

Facebook shared user data with Apple, other device manufacturers, report says

Siri shortcuts in iOS 12 deliver a macro system to help automate your tasks

App Limits in iOS 12 lets users manage device time & parents set allowances

Apple debuts slick new Group FaceTime feature supporting up to 32 participants

Apple's iOS 12 introduces personalized 'Memoji' and camera effects

Mac App Store getting iOS treatment, Office 365, BBedit, Lightroom CC and more

Apple releases first iOS 12, macOS 10.14 Mojave, watchOS 5 and tvOS 12 betas to developers

Google Maps, Waze & other navigation apps finally coming to Apple CarPlay

Apple releases fresh iPhone silicone case colors, Apple Watch bands

Apple's ARKit 2 and USDZ usher in a new era of collaborative augmented reality

Cook denies Apple requested Facebook data, discusses data privacy in interviews

Video: Screen Time in iOS 12 helps build healthy device habits

Apple pulls first watchOS 5 beta seed amid reports of installation issues

Video: Hands on with Dark Mode in MacOS Mojave

Video: Watch Apple's new Memoji take on Samsung's AR Emoji

Siri can interact with streaming media apps like Spotify in iOS 12

Class action claims all Apple Watches are defective

Video: Speed testing iOS 11 versus iOS 12 on an iPhone X

Apple inks Writers Guild of America contract, agrees to better writer benefits

Video: 65+ new features in watchOS 5 for Apple Watch

Here are all of the future TV shows that Apple has signed deals for

These iOS 12 improvements will help you live a less stressful digital life