Apple unleashed a mountain of software updates (and even some smokin’ new hardware) Monday, throughout what was arguably among the best WWDC keynotes we’ve ever seen.
Your complete event ran for more than two hours however it felt like there was hardly enough time to get to all the brand new stuff. iOS 13 obtained probably the most attention, for good cause, however Apple additionally stunned us with better gaming features on Apple TV, the power to utterly control your Mac together with your voice, a new Mac Professional and a lot extra.
If you didn’t have time to watch your complete WWDC 2019 keynote, we’ve rounded up the highlights so you don’t miss a thing.
- 1 iOS 13 is a monstrous update
- 2 iPadOS could possibly be a game-changer
- 3 macOS Catalina will get some iPad options
- 4 watchOS 6 adds more health options
- 5 AirPods are smarter
- 6 CarPlay finally obtained love
- 7 HomePod gets even better
- 8 Discover My can monitor your stuff offline
- 9 tvOS 13 makes Apple TV better for gaming
- 10 The new Mac Professional is a beast
- 11 Pro Show XDR
- 12 Apple’s going to area
iOS 13 is a monstrous update
The Reminders app seems nice in Dark Mode.
Apple targeted on efficiency with iOS 13, making the whole lot a bit quicker. Face ID unlocking is 30% quicker, app updates at the moment are 60% smaller, and app launch speeds are two occasions as fast as on iOS 12.
Dark Mode received a few of the largest cheers at the occasion. As you’d anticipate, it makes every part dark, however Apple’s attention to element with it’s spectacular.
Memoji achieve much more customization choices in iOS 13. Apple also launched Memoji stickers that can be posted in iMessage and different apps. And the Messages app now presents higher profiles and mechanically provides footage of your contacts.
Swipe-to-type has been added to the keyboard natively. You don’t even have to change modes on the keyboard. Sharing recommendations pop up in the Photographs app so you can shortly ship footage to associates. Safari has new choices to change textual content sixes. Mail will get desktop-style formatting help. Reminders was utterly rebuilt and has a bevy of latest features that make it far more helpful.
Apple Maps upgrades
Apple Maps will serve up extra knowledge than ever earlier than, thanks to Cupertino’s ongoing mapping efforts. All the U.S. must be finished by the top of 2019. The Maps app also has some new options like the power to create lists with pals for trip planning.
A brand new Maps function referred to as Look Round provides users a 360-degree view of streets. It’s rather a lot like Google’s Road View, however the transitions from one spot to another are a lot smoother.
New Apple security measures
Apple made its personal sign-in choice for web sites and apps. Referred to as Signal-in with Apple, it doesn’t reveal your personal info like Facebook and Google sign-in choices do. Location tracking with apps can now be shared only as soon as.
HomeKit Safe Video permits cameras to securely share video with you by way of iCloud. Clips are stored for 10 days and don’t rely towards your storage. Logitech and Netanmo will make cameras supporting the brand new features. Apple also is bringing HomeKit to routers to make them more durable to attack.
The Digital camera and Photographs apps finally let you edit video. For the first time, you can rotate a video, apply filters and results. Looking photographs is simpler now, due to machine studying that removes duplicates and organizes pictures better.
iPadOS could possibly be a game-changer
iPadOS packs some massive modifications.
Apple lastly gave the iPad the love its wants with its personal working system. The home display features embedded widgets. Multitasking enjoys real improvements. You possibly can run a number of tabs of an app in a single window. Copying and pasting might be carried out with a three-finger swipe. Apple even slashed the Apple Pencil’s latency to simply 9 milliseconds (and third-party apps can now use its new device chest).
USB drives and external drives can now be plugged into the iPad. Cameras can import photographs instantly into an app. Desktop-class shopping has been added in Safari. A download manager has also been added together with 30 new keyboard shortcuts and extra. Better of all, Apple finally added mouse help for iPad.
macOS Catalina will get some iPad options
macOS Catalina is coming this fall.
Apple Music, Apple Podcast and Apple TV are replacing iTunes. The brand new Music app packs all of the highly effective iTunes music options whereas still being quick. With the Podcasts app you get lots of the identical stuff from the iOS model. There’s a search bar on the aspect that can help you discover particular episodes of exhibits. Apple TV for Mac can also be very comparable to the iOS model. It additionally brings help for 4K HDR playback on the Mac and Dolby Atmos sound.
Apple is making an attempt to get more apps on the Mac by making it easier for builders to port their iPad apps over to the Mac with Venture Catalyst. A few of Apple’s own Mac apps have been based mostly on Undertaking Catalyst know-how, but now third-party builders will achieve entry to it.
With macOS 10.15 and iOS 13, Apple provides the power to use an iPad as a secondary display for a Mac. iPad and Apple Pencil can be utilized for input on apps, too.
Plus, Apple is making it potential to utterly control your Mac or iPhone just together with your voice. It’s an entire new approach to do every thing. Voice Management can be used to open apps, ship messages, write, scroll by means of photographs and so much extra.
watchOS 6 adds more health options
watchOS 6 will tell you when IT’S TOO DAMN LOUD.
Apple Watch will get more watch faces in watchOS 6. Some look simple and trendy. Others look very detailed, serving up more info than ever before. All the watch faces supply new Taptic Chimes. Every hour on the hour you get just a little buzz or chook chirp, like a town bell. Unfortunately, third-party watch faces stay a no-show.
The App Store is coming to Apple Watch. The shop serves up suggestions and could be searched. Apple made new apps for Voice Memos, Calculator and Audiobooks, with all now coming to Apple Watch.
Even more promising for the wearable, developers can develop unbiased apps for Apple Watch with out making a complementary iPhone app. New APIs permit streaming over LTE, too, which might unleash new prospects.
Apple also added health and fitness capabilities, within the form of a brand new Activity Developments function. It offers a more full image of what you need to do to stay lively and reach health objectives.
Listening to health is another new focus. Apple Watch can inform you when you’re in a loud surroundings that would cause hearing loss.
Cycle tracking offers a brand new software for ladies to monitor their menstrual cycles. It exhibits a visual define of your cycle and may also help you find when you’re most fertile. The function will even be out there within the iOS Health app.
AirPods are smarter
Siri can now learn your incoming messages to you once they arrive and you can instantly reply. Audio sharing lets you share a music or film with associates with only a faucet.
CarPlay finally obtained love
This yr Apple is giving CarPlay its largest replace ever. The UI has been streamlined so you can see Maps and Music on the similar time. Siri in on the entrance of the show but doesn’t take over your complete display.
HomePod gets even better
Apple added its Handoff function to HomePod so the sensible speaker plays nicer with different units. Now when you arrive house and need to change a track enjoying in your iPhone to your HomePod, simply stroll over to the speaker and tap it. Greater than 100,000 radio stations have been added. HomePod may also tell who’s talking in the house and respond based mostly on private profiles.
Discover My can monitor your stuff offline
Apple combined Discover My iPhone with Find My Associates for a brand new function referred to as merely Discover My. It’s obtainable on Mac and iOS. Even units which might be offline could be discovered, utilizing Bluetooth beacons relayed by way of different nearby Apple units which might be online. If your Mac has a T2 safety chip, it should get Activation Lock to shield it from thieves.
tvOS 13 makes Apple TV better for gaming
tvOS 13’s UI appears recent and clear.
The UI for Apple TV appears better than ever with full-screen previews in tvOS 13. The Apple Music app appears really nice, too. There’s a new multi-user function. Apple additionally partnered with the BBC to create some beautiful new underwater screensavers.
What we’re most excited for, although, is help for Xbox and PlayStation controllers. Gaming on Apple TV might lastly be great when Apple Arcade launches in the fall. Apple is adding controller help to iOS 13 and iPadOS, too.
The new Mac Professional is a beast
Shocker! The brand new Mac Pro definitely isn’t low cost.
The brand new Mac Professional is made with a stainless-steel frame that’s designed for modularity. Users can configure the system with totally different elements for ultimate customization. It’s an absolute powerhouse that can handle just about any computational process you can dream up.
Powered by an Intel Xeon processor with 28 cores, the Mac Pro has six memory slots permitting you to install up to 1.5 terabytes of system memory. It packs eight PCI enlargement slots, two Thunderbolt 3 ports, two USB-A ports and an audio jack. To chill the Mac Professional, Apple put in three large followers. All of it is secured by an aluminum housing with holes in it to help with the airflow. It also comes with non-compulsory wheels to make it easier to transfer around.
Pricing on the Mac Pro begins at $5,999. The monster might be out there this fall. Apple says it’s additionally making a model optimized for rack mounting that may come later.
Pro Show XDR
The Professional Display XDR is probably the most spectacular show Apple’s ever made.
Apple also made a ravishing new HDR show to go together with the Mac Professional referred to as the Pro Show XDR. It’s a 32-inch Retina 6K show. It’s 40% larger than the iMac 5K show with 10-bit shade and a super-wide viewing angle. The display value $4,999 and comes out this fall.
Apple’s going to area
TV exhibits have been the lowest thing on our record of anticipated bulletins, however Apple stunned us with a preview of For All Mankind. Created by Ronald D. Moore, the present imagines what it might be like if the area race between the U.S. and Russia didn’t stop at the moon landing. (The Russian moon touchdown, that is.)