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Topic: WWDC

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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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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