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Topic: WWDC 2017

Apple publishes WWDC17 video transcripts, reminds developers of 64-bit app requirements

06/28/2017, 08:06 pm

Apple on Wednesday released searchable transcripts for its catalog of Worldwide Developers Conference 2017 videos, while at the same time reminding developers of 64-bit app restrictions related to its next-generation operating systems.


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.


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.


Michelle Obama talks entrepreneurship, social issues, more at WWDC

06/06/2017, 07:06 pm

The second day of Worldwide Developer Conference opened with a conversation with Michelle Obama, first lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017, and Lisa Jackson, Apple's Vice President of Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives.


Tim Cook talks HomePod's philosophy, ARKit's potential market impact

06/06/2017, 04:06 pm

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook this week answered questions surrounding the the reasoning behind ARKit and the new HomePod announced during the WWDC keynote, calling the new speaker a "breakthrough" and Apple's ARKit's impact "profound."


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 doling out jean jackets plus Metal, iMessage, six-color logo pins to WWDC attendees

06/05/2017, 09:06 am

As part of the badge issuance at the 2017 Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple is giving out custom black denim jean jackets, and an assortment of collectible pins.


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.


WWDC 2017 keynote rumors: What to expect from Apple -- and what not to

06/04/2017, 02:06 pm

With Apple's annual WWDC right around the corner, AppleInsider looks at what is expected to be at the event, and the likelihood of the rumors surrounding possible hardware refreshes.


Apple predicted to expand Siri integration to additional third-party apps

06/02/2017, 08:06 pm

Engineers and industry insiders expect Apple to announce an expansion of Siri services at its Worldwide Developer Conference next week that will allow the virtual assistant to interact with more third-party apps, according to a report on Friday.


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.


With WWDC set to kick off, Apple announces App Store developers have earned $70B since 2008

06/01/2017, 08:06 am

Since it launched nearly 9 years ago, the iOS App Store has delivered more than $70 billion to developers, while downloads have surged 70 percent in the last year alone.


Apple's Siri home speaker now in manufacturing, may not ship until later in 2017

05/31/2017, 04:05 pm

Apple's rumored Amazon Echo competitor, based on Siri, has already entered manufacturing -- but may not ship until "later in the year," sometime after the company's WWDC 2017 keynote on June 5, according to a report.