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Topic: WWDC 2018

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

06/04/2018, 02:06 pm

FaceTime is receiving its first major update in years -- on both iOS devices and Macs -- with long overdue support for group video calls and even fun effects.

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

06/04/2018, 02:06 pm

In introducing iOS 12 on Monday, Apple revealed a collection of tools designed to better temper how people use their devices, including App Limits, notification changes, and upgrades to Do Not Disturb.

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

06/04/2018, 02:06 pm

Siri is getting quite the upgrade in iOS 12 thanks to new capabilities called shortcuts. These customizable macros let you link together multiple tasks, allowing Siri to run a series of actions without ever having to open an app.

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Apple has paid out $100 billion to developers since the App Store's inception

06/04/2018, 01:06 pm

The App Store will be hitting a new milestone later this week, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed at WWDC, with payments to developers expected to pass the $100 billion barrier within the next few days.

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Apple's WWDC 2018 pass pairs NFC with Face ID & Touch ID for access

06/04/2018, 11:06 am

Instead of relying on QR or barcodes at WWDC 2018 this year, Apple is using NFC with Face ID or Touch ID authentication of the pass in the user's Wallet.

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How to stream Apple's WWDC 2018 keynote on iOS, Mac, Apple TV, or Windows

06/04/2018, 08:06 am

Starting at 10 a.m. Pacific, 1 p.m. Eastern, Apple will be livestreaming its WWDC 2018 keynote in San Jose, where it's expected to reveal the next major updates of macOS, iOS, tvOS, and watchOS, and likely some hardware surprises. Here's how to tune in via Apple devices or a Windows PC.

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Apple Music web player discovered ahead of WWDC

06/04/2018, 07:06 am

Apple briefly updated its suite of Apple Music tools, allowing signed-in users to play more than just a sample of a track without using the Music app on iOS or iTunes on Mac and Windows.

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Tim Cook spends time with scholarship winners ahead of WWDC

06/03/2018, 11:06 pm

On the evening before WWDC 2018, Tim Cook Tweeted out a short video showing him meeting with some of the student scholarship winners, and the projects they are currently working on.

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Benchmarks hint at MacBook Pro with Intel's powerful six-core Core i7-8750H

06/03/2018, 06:06 pm

Apple could use tomorrow's WWDC keynote to raise the performance bar for top-end MacBook Pros, new benchmarks suggest.

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Last chance: Loaded 15" MacBook Pros from $2,699; $450 off high-end iMac Pro; $500 off 27" iMac 5K

06/03/2018, 02:06 am

Time is running out to save up to $500 on several popular 2017 15-inch MacBook Pros with upgraded specs, as well as iMac Pros and 27-inch iMac 5Ks. Snap up the savings, available only at AppleInsider.

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Apple has new dark mode, Apple News app planned for macOS 10.14 [u]

06/02/2018, 11:06 am

Apple itself has leaked a first look at macOS 10.14 ahead of WWDC, including a redesigned Xcode, an Apple News app, and new Mac App Store video previews.

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Apple to debut new ARKit tools at WWDC supporting multi-player augmented reality

06/01/2018, 04:06 pm

Apple's ARKit may make a big leap forward at WWDC, with Apple adding the ability to allow multiple iPhones to share the same the same virtual environment while also limiting personal data transmitted to the company's server.

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What to expect from Apple's WWDC 2018 keynote -- and what not to

06/01/2018, 09:06 am

WWDC is nearly upon us. AppleInsider takes a look at most of Apple's hardware lineup, and talks about what we might see, what we might not, and why.

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Podcast: gearing up for WWDC, iOS 11.4, interview with Swiss watch manufacturer

06/01/2018, 08:06 am

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Victor and Mike discuss what we'd like to see out of WWDC, the key features from iOS 11.4, and Victor interviews Chaz of LIV Watches, who talks about his experiences making mechanical watches at a time when Swiss watch companies are trying to figure out where they fit following the Apple Watch.

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Get a reminder to watch next week's WWDC 2018 keynote from Apple's Twitter account

06/01/2018, 12:06 am

Need a handy reminder to watch Apple's upcoming WWDC keynote? You can now schedule an automated alert to arrive via Twitter before the event next Monday simply by retweeting a post Apple promoted on the microblogging service.

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Will HomePod make a second splash at WWDC 2018?

05/31/2018, 04:05 am

Apple's introduction of HomePod at last year's Worldwide Developer Conference might not have seemed to have much direct relevance for third-party developers because unlike iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Macs and Apple TV it doesn't run apps.

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Apple prepares McEnery Convention Center for WWDC 2018 [u]

05/30/2018, 08:05 pm

Preparations are underway for next week's Worldwide Developers Conference, as Apple on Wednesday began the process of installing banners, flags, signage and other decorations at the main venue that will host this year's event.

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Munster: Siri coming to Beats, Apple to expand AR capabilities at WWDC

05/29/2018, 07:05 pm

With Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference less than a week away, analyst Gene Munster on Tuesday published his predictions for the event, prognosticating Siri integration with Beats hardware, expansions to Core ML and more.

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No Ticket? Apple's new WWDC app brings the conference to your couch

05/29/2018, 05:05 pm

Don't have a ticket to this years's Apple Worldwide Developers Conference? The company's new 2018 edition of the WWDC app for iPhones and iPads gives you a virtual seat to this year's conference, with a wealth of educational videos now organized at your fingertips.

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A look at Apple's secretive strategies set to unfold at WWDC 2018

05/29/2018, 07:05 am

Apple's annual Worldwide Developer Conference is often mistaken for a hardware product launch event. However, the main purpose of WWDC is to introduce Apple's latest software enhancements and tools to the third party developers who use them to create apps for Apple's platforms. However, both hardware and software play a role in advancing Apple's future plans--and WWDC serves as the company's unfurling roadmap of strategic direction. Here's a look at what we've already seen and what we can expect next week.

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