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Topic: WWDC

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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Apple to live stream WWDC 2018 keynote on June 4

05/22/2018, 05:05 pm

As it has done in years past, Apple will present live streaming coverage of the Worldwide Developers Conference 2018 keynote event, offering those unable to attend a glimpse at this year's upcoming software platform updates.

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Why Google IO 2018 squandered AI leadership to focus on copying Apple's innovations

05/22/2018, 04:05 pm

Google appears to have a formidable lead in developing "smart services," including intelligent search, voice assistance, map routing, imaging and other app features powered by artificial intelligence. Yet at its annual Google IO developer conference, the company failed to show developers how this edge would do much for them, given that most Android devices aren't updated and that Google's own updated, premium-priced Android devices aren't selling.

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Apple confirms WWDC 2018 keynote for June 4 at 10 a.m.

05/22/2018, 12:05 pm

Apple on Tuesday issued press invitations to this year's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote, scheduled for June 4 at 10 a.m. at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose.

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Wish list: HomePod needs an officially adjustable EQ, and much better Siri at WWDC

04/24/2018, 02:04 pm

After spending a few months with Apple's home speaker, the hardware execution remains fantastic, but the software weaknesses in the HomePod are becoming increasingly apparent. The disparity between the two got us thinking about how we would like to see HomePod improve in the future.

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Apple sends emails to WWDC 2018 scholarship winners

04/20/2018, 05:04 pm

After three weeks of deliberations, Apple on Friday sent out notifications of acceptance to students and STEM organization members who applied for a scholarship to this year's Worldwide Developers Conference.

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Eight Siri features we want to see in iOS 12, macOS 10.14, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12 at WWDC 2018

04/11/2018, 09:04 am

Siri has grown by leaps and bounds after being acquired by Apple and launching in beta on the iPhone 4S. With WWDC in a week, let's talk about what we'd love to see included in iOS 12, watchOS 5, tvOS 12, and macOS 10.14.

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Wish list: 9 new CarPlay features for iOS 12

04/09/2018, 09:04 pm

After seeing release four years ago, Apple's CarPlay continues to gain traction in the automotive world as it bulks up on features with each major revision of iOS. As frequent users of the in-car infotainment platform, we amassed quite a wish list of features and changes we hope to see unveiled alongside iOS 12 at WWDC in June.

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Apple opens application process for 350 WWDC scholarships

03/26/2018, 06:03 pm

As it has done in most other years, Apple has started taking WWDC scholarship applications for attendees that could not otherwise afford to attend the $1500 event.

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WWDC 2018 ticket lottery concludes, Apple sending emails to the victors

03/23/2018, 03:03 pm

Having closed its ticket lottery on Thursday, Apple is now informing developers of their selection for this year's Worldwide Developers Conference, scheduled to start June 4 at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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