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Topic: WWDC

WWDC 2018: Apple, Siri and the future of mobile voice automation in iOS 12

03/15/2018, 11:03 am

Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference is just over three months away, but we already have some idea of what the company will likely be showing off in iOS 12 to drive the next generation of our mobile devices. Here's a look at Apple's Siri voice assistant and automation.


Apple's 2018 WWDC scheduled for June 4 through June 8

03/13/2018, 01:03 pm

Apple has announced that it will host its 29th annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California from June 4 through June 8 at the McEnery Convention Center.


Ellen DeGeneres sent a 12-year-old app developer to meet Tim Cook at iPhone X release event

09/21/2017, 08:09 am

Ellen DeGeneres sent 12-year-old Alex Knoll to the iPhone X release event, where the youth got a chance to meet Apple CEO Tim Cook.


Apple updates WWDC app for iOS, Apple TV with support for Handoff

09/08/2017, 04:09 pm

Three months after the Worldwide Developers Conference concluded, Apple is still updating the official WWDC app, making it easier for developers to access videos and content to help create apps for upcoming platforms like iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra.


WWDC17 Scholarship winner Kenny Batista shared his experiences at Apple's big week for developers

06/10/2017, 11:06 pm

Nineteen year old app developer Kenny Batista was one of roughly 300 scholarship winners Apple invited to its Worldwide Developer Conference last week. He met up with us to talk about his experiences and joined the AppleInsider podcast this week from WWDC.


Apple partners with Salesforce, Nuance to deliver iMessage Business Chat in iOS 11

06/10/2017, 01:06 am

On the last day of WWDC, Apple detailed Business Chat, its new enterprise customer support platform for iOS 11, leveraging iMessage Apps introduced in iOS 10 as well as integration with Maps, Safari and Spotlight search, in partnership with existing Customer Service Platforms (CSP) from Genesys, LivePerson, Nuance and Salesforce.


Dr. Christine Darden, Todd Stabelfeldt and Miral Kotb deliver blockbuster special sessions on technology and changing the world at Apple's WWDC17

06/08/2017, 07:06 pm

This week at its Worldwide Developer Conference, Apple presented a series of lunchtime presentations from speakers who each shared their story of overcoming seemingly impossible obstacles through the application of technology and their own persistent determination.


Apple opens up HomeKit development with software authentication & looser licensing

06/07/2017, 11:06 pm

In a Wednesday session during the company's ongoing Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Apple announced a pair of changes to HomeKit meant to encourage faster adoption of the smarthome platform.


Apple announces WWDC17 Apple Design Award recipients, and we talked to them about their apps

06/07/2017, 02:06 pm

This years' Apple Design Awards recipients spanned the globe, ranging from novel games designed by a single developer to larger productions developed across a staff of full time coders and artists.


Apple looks to reinvent home music with $349 HomePod, an Amazon Echo and Sonos competitor

06/05/2017, 03:06 pm

Calling it a "breakthrough home speaker," Apple on Monday revealed the new Siri home speaker dubbed HomePod, a device the company hopes will reinvent music at home just like the iPod reinvented music in your pocket. It will cost $349 and ship this December.


Apple's iPad to get bigger dock, Files app, drag-and-drop & easier multitasking in iOS 11 [u]

06/05/2017, 03:06 pm

In announcing iOS 11 on Monday, Apple revealed a host of new iPad-oriented changes, including a special dock, a new Files app, drag-and-drop support and more. [Updated to mention Files on iPhone]


Apple unveils iOS 11 with P2P Apple Pay transfers, a new sound for Siri, AirPlay 2, more

06/05/2017, 02:06 pm

The next major update for iOS is turned up to 11, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook joked on Monday in unveiling the software update. It includes a revamped Control Center with deep 3D Touch support, the ability to directly transfer money to friends with Apple Pay, a new voice for Siri, and multi-speaker support with AirPlay 2.


Apple previews iMac Pro, the most powerful Mac ever built, coming in December

06/05/2017, 02:06 pm

In a rare pre-announcement intended to appease professional users, Apple offered a sneak preview of the new iMac Pro coming in December, boasting up to 18-core Xeon processors and up to 128GB of ECC memory.


Apple announces watchOS 4 for Apple Watch with Siri watch face, connectivity with gym equipment

06/05/2017, 01:06 pm

The next generation of Apple Watch software was unveiled on Monday in the form of watchOS 4, a major update that will include new watch faces, including one driven by the Siri personal assistant. Other additions include connectivity with gym equipment, and support for syncing multiple playlists.


Apple's online store goes dark ahead of WWDC keynote, suggesting new hardware incoming

06/05/2017, 08:06 am

Apple took its online store down on Monday, hours before its annual Worldwide Developers Conference is set to kick off, potentially tipping its hand and revealing new hardware will be announced in a keynote address.


Join AppleInsider for live coverage and analysis at Apple's WWDC keynote in San Jose

06/02/2017, 01:06 pm

We're live! Apple is set to kick off its annual Worldwide Developers Conference with a keynote presentation at 10 a.m. Pacific, 1 p.m. Eastern, where it is expected to unveil iOS 11, macOS 10.13, new hardware and more. AppleInsider's Daniel Eran Dilger is now there live -- join us for exclusive in-depth coverage and analysis.


Apple puts up WWDC 2017 decorations at San Jose's McEnery Convention Center

06/01/2017, 04:06 pm

In preparation for Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference, set to kick off next week, workers have begun putting up decorations around the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, Calif.


WWDC silly season grows with seemingly baseless analyst speculation

06/01/2017, 12:06 pm

A high-profile Apple stock analyst has suggested virtually all of Apple's upcoming hardware pipeline could at least be previewed at WWDC, including the "iPhone 8" and an Apple TV with 4K. Needless to say, that's highly unlikely.


Russian regulatory filings point to five new Macs, four new iOS devices coming soon

05/31/2017, 08:05 am

Data gleaned from regulatory filings in Russia suggest that Apple is on the cusp of announcing up to five new Mac models and four new iOS devices soon, and possibly as soon as WWDC.


Apple's WWDC app updated with session info, streaming video section, more

05/30/2017, 03:05 pm

To ready attendees for the 2017 WWDC, Apple has updated its companion app for iOS and tvOS, with details for some -- but not all -- of the sessions to be held.