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Topic: WWDC 2016

Apple releases searchable WWDC 2016 session text transcripts

07/08/2016, 05:07 pm

Developers seeking additional information from Apple's more than 125 Worldwide Developers Conference session videos can now narrow down results thanks to searchable text transcripts released on Friday.

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iOS 10 cracks open Apple's Siri voice assistance to third party apps

06/28/2016, 07:06 pm

Two years ago, Apple introduced App Extensions to enable third party developers to add system-wide features using a secure new architecture. This year, iOS 10 brings App Extensions to Siri, enabling developers to teach Siri how to expand its capabilities.

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Inside APFS: new Apple File System detailed at WWDC to replace HFS+ in 2017

06/23/2016, 07:06 pm

The new Apple File System announced at WWDC highlights how the company is planning for the future. Here's a look under the hood at what the company will use to replace HFS+ on Macs, iOS, Apple Watch and Apple TV.

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Apple's new Swift Playgrounds for iPad is a killer app for teaching code

06/22/2016, 07:06 am

At WWDC, Apple introduced Swift Playgrounds as a "revolutionary new app for iPad that makes learning Swift interactive and fun." A closer examination shows the new app is a powerful authoring tool any developer can use to teach critically important software coding skills.

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Apple SVPs Schiller and Federighi discuss Siri, Messages and more in Q&A session

06/15/2016, 02:06 am

Apple executives Phil Schiller and Craig Federighi on Tuesday took part in a casual interview to discuss the many software and services enhancements revealed at this week's Worldwide Developers Conference.

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Apple invites deaf, blind advocate Haben Girma to address developers on accessibility at WWDC16

06/14/2016, 05:06 pm

Speaking at a lunchtime conference that filled seats in the largest conference room at WWDC, accessibility advocate Haben Girma spoke to attendees about the value of designing products with disabled users in mind.

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Apple to host pop-punk band Good Charlotte at its WWDC16 Bash

06/14/2016, 04:06 pm

Good Charlotte will perform at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference Bash on Thursday, the company has announced to attendees.

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Apple reveals macOS Sierra hardware compatibility list

06/13/2016, 10:06 pm

Following Worldwide Developers Conference keynote on Monday, Apple posted details about the upcoming macOS Sierra release to its official webpage, noting hardware support going back to the 2009 model year.

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Apple Design Awards go to Lara Croft Go, dj Pro, others

06/13/2016, 08:06 pm

Apple on Monday announced its annual selection of Design Awards recipients on Monday, handing out honors to the developers behind standout app properties like Lara Croft Go, Frame.io and dj Pro, among many others.

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Apple posts WWDC 2016 keynote video, iOS 10 ad, Swift developer story online [u]

06/13/2016, 05:06 pm

After wrapping up the onstage portion of its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, Apple on Monday published a full video of the keynote event, as well as an iOS 10 ad and Swift coding feature, to its website and YouTube.

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AppleInsider is live at WWDC 2016 - get all the breaking news as it happens

06/13/2016, 11:06 am

Apple is set to announce the next-generation versions of iOS, OS X, tvOS and watchOS at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference, and AppleInsider is there live in San Francisco with up-to-the-second news and analysis.

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LinkedIn's iOS Developer Community cancels WWDC watch party after Microsoft purchase

06/13/2016, 10:06 am

Just hours before Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote was scheduled to start, LinkedIn's iOS Developer Community canceled its San Francisco-based watch party, following the news that the social networking service was acquired by Microsoft for $26.2 billion.

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Siri response raises hopes for 'dark mode' in iOS 10

06/12/2016, 06:06 pm

A curious response from Apple's Siri indicates the virtual assistant will soon support "dark mode" settings, suggesting forthcoming integration with OS X, or a highly anticipated introduction of dark mode functionality on iOS.

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Siri query returns response about Mac OS X Finder app ahead of WWDC

06/11/2016, 01:06 pm

Just a few days before Apple is widely expected to unveil Siri for Mac, a prompt to the voice-driven personal assistant on iPhone is mentioning the OS X file management application, Finder.

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Apple prepares San Francisco venues for WWDC 2016

06/10/2016, 10:06 pm

As it does every year, Apple on Friday began to decorate the two main San Francisco venues that will host this year's Worldwide Developers Conference, installing banners, flags, utility equipment and more.

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Coach Apple Watch bands will be available in a dozen stores as WWDC kicks off

06/10/2016, 03:06 pm

A total of 12 Coach retail outlets --four of them in New York City -- will carry the luxury fashion brand's new Apple Watch bands starting this Sunday, a day before Apple's WWDC keynote.

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WWDC 2016: Apple's Siri and the future of voice vs. Amazon's Alexa Echo, Google Now, Microsoft Cortana

06/09/2016, 10:06 am

While a variety of tech commentators have played up a dramatic "voice-first" rivalry ostensibly led by the Amazon Echo, a yet-unreleased Google Home and Microsoft's Cortana (and apparently miserably trailed by Apple's Siri), real data shows that's not actually the case.

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Apple's WWDC live stream webpage goes live ahead of June 13 keynote

06/07/2016, 04:06 pm

In preparation of next week's Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple on Tuesday activated a landing page for its upcoming keynote live stream, inviting those unable to attend in person to take part in the online broadcast.

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Microsoft throwing developer party at Apple's WWDC, says its iOS apps set 'gold standard'

06/07/2016, 04:06 pm

Microsoft wants to inject its own software and services into the agenda for Apple's Worldwide Developers conference next week, hoping to lure attendees to an offsite afterparty with the promise of drinks and prizes.

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Official WWDC app gains dark UI, Apple TV support ahead of June 13 keynote kickoff

06/03/2016, 02:06 pm

The official WWDC app was updated on Friday with a new dark user interface, universal app support for tvOS, live streaming on iOS and tvOS, and support for multitasking on iOS 9 on iPad.

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