WWDC17 Overview Updated June 10, 2017

WWDC17

6/5 through 6/9 at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center

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February 2017 - June 2017


Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference is scheduled for June 5th – 9th, 2017 at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center.

Registration opens Monday, March 27th at 10 AM PDT (1 PM EDT).

For more information, be sure to visit Apple’s WWDC17 page.

WWDC 2017 Stories June 10, 2017

In this week’s top stories: This week was all about Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference where the company officially unveiled iOS 11, macOS High Sierra, its HomePod Siri speakers, new iPad Pro and iMac models and much more.

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You can now watch Apple’s full WWDC 2017 keynote on YouTube [Video]

As WWDC week comes to a close, Apple overnight uploaded its full keynote address to YouTube. While the video has been available on Apple’s website for a few days, the upload to YouTube makes it easier to find for those who didn’t get a chance to watch the live stream.

As we did with the beta release of iOS 11, we’ve taken some time to walk through many of the new features and changes found in watchOS 4. While the Apple Watch software isn’t busting at the seams with new features like iOS 11, there are still quite a few new goodies and changes to be found. In this hands-on video walkthrough, we step through many of the new additions in watchOS 4. expand full story

WWDC 2017 Stories June 7, 2017

The App Store is getting a big redesign with iOS 11, and today Apple gave a preview of some of the new changes coming for developers at WWDC 2017. Head below for a first look at the refreshed app including new editorial content and features coming with iOS 11 this fall: expand full story

We’ve been playing with iOS 11 for the last 12 hours or so, and have been able to experience a plethora of the new features offered by the release. As you might expect, iOS 11 is quite buggy at this stage, but it’s a truly promising release that’s littered with so many new features that it’s hard to keep count of them all.

In this hands-on video walkthrough, we showcase over 100 of the new items and changes found in iOS 11. Of course, this is just the tip of the iceberg, so stay tuned for more hands-on coverage in the days and weeks to come. expand full story

WWDC 2017 Stories June 6, 2017

As has become standard, Apple executives Craig Federighi and Phil Schiller sat down with John Gruber on his podcast “The Talk Show” this evening following Apple’s WWDC keynote. During the interview, Schiller and Federighi dove deeper into some of the news from yesterday’s jam packed keynote, which Schiller quipped was 3 and a half hours long at first draft…

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At the end of Apple’s keynote yesterday morning at WWDC, Tim Cook surprised attendees and announced that former first lady Michelle Obama would make an appearance at the developer conference. Earlier today, Michelle Obama, Cook, and Apple VP Lisa Jackson took the stage to discuss a wide range of topics, including empowerment, diversity in technology, and more.

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Apple has expanded its Apple Beta Software Program to include the fourth-gen Apple TV for the first time. Apple’s public beta program has previously been limited to iOS and macOS while tvOS betas were only available to developers with paid accounts.

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WWDC 2017 Stories June 5, 2017

Earlier today Apple officially previewed iOS 11 at its Worldwide Developer Conference and to coincide with the introduction of the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro, there are a host of new iPad features in the update. We managed to get some hands-on time with the new features and the 10.5-inch iPad Pro during the show….

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While not given stage time today during its main keynote, Apple is set to include a new Business Chat feature in iOS 11. As first noted by The Verge, Business Chat has shown up on Apple’s developer site, though without a whole lot of details. The feature will seemingly allow users to quickly message a business for customer support help, business hours, and more directly within Messages…

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The big reveal today at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose was the unveiling of the company’s much anticipated standalone Siri speaker device officially called ‘HomePod’.

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Today following Apple’s opening keynote presentation at WWDC 2017 we got some hands-on time with the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro and a demo of Apple’s new ARKit platform running on iOS 11.

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As it usually does, Apple showcased a handful of videos during its keynote address at WWDC earlier today and now the company has uploaded the videos to YouTube, including product videos for the HomePod, new iPad Pro, and new iMac Pro…

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Apple has made the first betas of iOS 11, watchOS 4, tvOS 11, and macOS 10.13 available. The updates are available to registered to developers now via Apple’s online developer portal. Additionally, the Xcode 9 beta is now available as well.

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At its Worldwide Developer Conference today, Apple has officially taken the wraps off of its oft-rumored speaker in the form of HomePod. The device acts as a standalone way for users to interact with Siri, play music, and more. Tim Cook touts this as Apple’s effort to “reinvent home music” just as it did with products like the iPad.

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As part of iOS 11, Apple is announcing a handful of improvements to Apple Music and AirPlay. Headlining the changes is Apple’s new AirPlay 2 protocol, while the Music app is also receiving improvements with new social features and more.

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In addition to other announcements, Apple today has unveiled the latest version of macOS in form of macOS 10.13. The update will be available to the public later this year and includes new features, interface tweaks, performance improvements, and more.

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Today’s the day that Apple will show us the new goodies to expect in iOS 11, macOS 10.13, watchOS 4 and tvOS 11 as the annual Worldwide Developer Conference kicks off. But while the event may have a software focus, we’re of course also expecting to see some new hardware.

In particular, a new 10.5-inch iPad Pro, fitting a larger screen into a casing only marginally larger than the existing 9.7-inch model thanks to smaller bezels; MacBook refreshes; and a Siri Speaker competing with Google Home and Amazon Echo …

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WWDC 2017 Stories June 4, 2017

We’re less than 12 hours away from Apple’s WWDC keynote address and little by little, details regarding Apple’s plans are starting to emerge. This evening, a new placeholder listing has gone live on the App Store for a ‘Files’ application from Apple, hinting that the company might bring an expanded filesystem of sorts to iOS 11…

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Apple gifts WWDC ’17 attendees custom Levi’s jackets, pins & Apple TV dev kits

Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference starts tomorrow and today the company kicked things off by greeting developers with customized embroidered Levi’s jean jackets, a selection of pins, and Apple TV developer kits.

WWDC 2017 Stories June 2, 2017

A new report from Reuters today offers some information on planned Siri updates for iOS 11, part of an expansion expected to come alongside a much anticipated standalone Siri device during Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) next week. The move, according to the report, will see Apple expand the categories for third-party apps that can integrate with Siri in order to help it compete with Amazon’s Alexa. expand full story

The biggest week of the year for many Apple fans is almost here. The company’s Worldwide Developer Conference officially kicks off on Monday at 10AM PT, and throughout the week we’ve been breaking down everything that’s on the docket.

Now, we’ve compiled all of that information into one big roundup, outlining everything that we expect to see when Tim Cook and other Apple execs grace the stage of the McEnery Convention Center on Monday morning

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WWDC 2017 Stories May 31, 2017

We’re less than a week away from Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference, which means we’re also less than a week away from seeing the next major iteration of iOS. Headed into the event, there is actually very little that we know about iOS 11 and what it will bring to iPhone and iPad users. Of course, that hasn’t stopped many people from speculating and offering their wish lists for iOS 11.

Read on as we highlight some of the best iOS 11 concepts and ideas to date…

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WWDC 2017 Stories May 30, 2017

We’re officially less than a week away from Apple’s annual Worldwide Developer Conference. This year, the event is being held in San Jose, California at the McEnery Convention Center and will be home to a handful of different announcements. At WWDC, Apple will likely unveil iOS 11, watchOS 4, tvOS 11, and macOS 10.13. A change of pace from recent years, we’re also expecting new hardware in the form of a new 10.5-inch iPad, a standalone Siri Speaker, and refreshed Macs.

As we quickly approach WWDC 2017, read on for a roundup of what kind of Mac changes we can expect this year…

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