Following its Wednesday GM releases, Apple on Wednesday began calling for developers to submit apps compatible with iOS 12, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12, warning that iPhone and Apple Watch apps will have to meet new standards come March.
At its Wednesday press event, Apple revealed that the final version of tvOS 12 — which makes a series of important changes to the Apple TV and Apple TV 4K, most notably the introduction of long-delayed Dolby Atmos support — is due Sept. 17.
Apple has started to distribute the seventh betas of its milestone operating systems to developers for testing, with new builds of macOS Mojave, iOS 12, tvOS 12, and watchOS 5 made available just a week after the last batch.
Apple is continuing to shake down its upcoming operating system updates ahead of their expected release this fall, by providing participants of its public beta program with a fourth build of both iOS 12, macOS 10.14 and tvOS 12 to test out.
In what amounted to little more than a toss-away line during Apple's WWDC keynote, Craig Federighi offhandedly mentioned that in tvOS 12, Apple was working to bring more Apple TV functionality, including Siri, to third-party remote platforms. This is a big deal, and AppleInsider discusses why.
Apple on Monday released the first public beta versions of its next-generation iOS 12 and tvOS 12 operating systems, offering brave consumers a chance to participate in the software testing process ahead of an expected launch this fall.
Apple TV 4K gets long-awaited support for Dolby Atmos surround sound in the second tvOS 12 beta release, but developers testing the feature will have an extremely limited selection of content to choose from.
Apple has released its second developer betas of three milestone operating system versions, with new builds of iOS 12, macOS 10.14 Mojave, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12 now available for testing ahead of their expected release this fall.
At the WWDC keynote Monday, Apple announced its first-ever deal with a U.S. cable provider to make Apple TV function as a cable box replacement. But, whether that can happen universally is another matter.
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 on Monday, where it is expected to unveil iOS 12, macOS 10.14, tvOS 12, watchOS 5, and maybe some hardware. AppleInsider's Daniel Eran Dilger is now there live — join us for exclusive in-depth coverage and analysis straight from the keynote.