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Topic: WWDC

WWDC was all about software, just like it was when Steve Jobs ran the show

06/12/2018, 01:06 pm

Some were disappointed that Apple failed to introduce hardware at last week's WWDC, but keeping the focus on software was consistent with how the company has always done things, and also with Steve Jobs' vision.

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HomeKit support for third-party remote controls coming in iOS 12 and tvOS 12

06/12/2018, 10:06 am

HomeKit didn't get any huge mentions during WWDC last week, but it did pick up one major new feature: support for remote controls that aren't Apple's Siri Remote.

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Jamf details Apple's device management news for education, enterprise and Apple TV at WWDC18

06/08/2018, 06:06 pm

At its Worldwide Developer Conference this week, Apple noted a milestone of 40 years of work in bringing computers to education. The modern tools it provides for education now include device management with Apple School Manager and collaborative tools including the new Classroom for Mac. In parallel, Apple has also brought its device management tools to the enterprise with Apple Business Manager. We asked Jamf for insight into the latest WWDC announcements related to device management in education and business.

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Podcast discusses iOS 12, macOS Mojave, and interviews author Richard Moss

06/08/2018, 08:06 am

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Victor and Mike discuss ScreenTime, what developers think of App Store 'trials', and Victor interviews Richard Moss, who wrote the book on the History of Mac Gaming -- literally.

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Two students detail an "amazing" experience at Apple's WWDC18

06/07/2018, 07:06 pm

For most of Apple's installed base, WWDC is a dramatic keynote address detailing the future of Apple's platforms--sometimes involving hardware product launches. But for attendees, the week-long conference is an opportunity to gain deeper insight into how things work in a series of Sessions; direct access to Apple's engineers in a series of Labs and the opportunity to meet and share experiences with other developers working on similar problems at Get-Togethers and other events, including the Thursday Bash.

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This third-year WWDC scholarship winner built an ML model to recognize beer in one day

06/06/2018, 09:06 pm

Every year Apple invites student developers to its Worldwide Developer Conference. This year there were 350 scholarship winners in attendance. This afternoon I met up with Collin DeWaters of Fredericksburg, Virginia, who already has four titles in the App Store and put together a new 3D racing game for his Swift Playground application in three days. He's 21.

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At Apple's WWDC18, Beats and Nike Run Club shared the love of running

06/06/2018, 06:06 pm

At WWDC, Apple and Nike celebrated 12 years of collaboration since the original Nike+ iPod by hosting an early morning run Wednesday. For attendees who came to run, Apple gifted Beats powerbeats3 wireless earbuds and Nike brought in professional trainers to share their infectious love for running.

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Apple to host Panic! At the Disco at WWDC18 Bash

06/06/2018, 01:06 pm

At Apple's 2018 Worldwide Developer Conference Bash on Thursday evening, the company will host a "special DJ" and a "victorious" performance by multi-platinum artists Panic! At The Disco.

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Apple launches another kind of Bootcamp at WWDC, and it's a HIIT

06/05/2018, 04:06 pm

When you picture a developer tech conference, you probably don't expect to see people working out on yoga mats to pounding tracks from a DJ. But at Worldwide Developer Conference, Apple is putting a spotlight on fitness, something that's driving not just Apple Watch and initiatives like HealthKit, but also the company's research related to improving healthcare and enhancing how we use personal tech devices.

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AppleInsider Podcast discusses first-hand impressions of iOS 12, ARKit 2 and more

06/05/2018, 09:06 am

In this special episode of the AppleInsider Podcast, Daniel Eran Dilger joins Victor to talk about the June 4 event and what we saw announced: iOS 12, ARKit 2, ScreenTime, WatchOS 5, and macOS Mojave. Daniel breaks away from the event to give his thoughts on what's really important out of all that we saw during the keynote.

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2018 Apple Design Awards go to App Store hits Alto's Odyssey, INSIDE, others

06/05/2018, 01:06 am

Not long after Apple's high-profile WWDC keynote, the company handed out its annual Design Awards to developers whose iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS creations represent the pinnacle of app design and innovation.

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Apple TV gets Dolby Atmos support, 'zero sign-on' for cable with tvOS 12

06/04/2018, 02:06 pm

Apple at WWDC 2018 teased a series of planned upgrades to tvOS, the Apple TV operating system, including Dolby Atmos compatibility.

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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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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'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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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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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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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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