Apple confirmed at WWDC 2017 what we already knew: augmented reality (AR) will play a big role in the future of the iPhone, starting with iOS 11. But you won’t have to wait for iOS 11 to arrive in order to experience AR on the iPhone. Show More Summary
WWDC 2017 gave onlookers new hope (Metal 2!), but Mac gaming still lags despite growth.
A month out, it’s pretty clear that the HomePod was one of the star attractions of this year’s WWDC. For a product that had little in the way of actual stage time (and even less in terms of what was demonstrated to journalists) and won’t ship for several months yet, it certainly grabbed a lot of the airtime directly following the event. Show More Summary
Summary: Apple recently announced features from its new macOS, dubbed High Sierra, at this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Jose, California. But what drew major applause from attendees (and struck fear into the hearts of some advertisers and publishers) was the unexpected shift in digital advertising...
Apple announced its augmented reality development kit (ARKit) at WWDC back in June. Now, the company appears to be adding a bunch of brand-new components to the next iPhone in order to beef up the new AR platform's capabilities. SEEShow More Summary
The sound quality of the HomePod has been a key focus for Apple in its marketing for the smart speaker device, openly comparing it to the inferior audio of the Amazon Echo at WWDC. However, the HomePod isn’t launching until the end of...Show More Summary
Apple earlier this week released iOS 11 beta 3, which brings over a variety of fixes and improvements as well as some new features. Included in the list of iOS 11 changes is a trick that Apple didn’t talk about on stage at WWDC 2017,...Show More Summary
WWDC revealed Apple’s plans for Augmented Reality. AR is something long-rumored as Cupertino’s next big thing. With ARKit, Apple readies developers to bring you Augmented Reality apps using your iPhone and iPad. With integration into SpriteKit and SceneKit, it should be easy for developers to update their apps. Show More Summary
Over the past few years, in the weeks and months preceding WWDC, we seem to be bombarded with rumors that the next iteration of iOS will finally incorporate an official Dark Mode feature. While Dark Mode is far from a 'be all end all'...Show More Summary
If you saw the last Apple WWDC Keynote presentation that announced the iMacPro coming in December, you no doubt saw the ultra-cool wallpaper on the demo screen. You can grab it here. Related posts: El Capitan is here OS X El Capitan beta display brightness fix Extensis updates Fusion 6
Apple gave us a first preview of iOS 11 during WWDC last month, but it turns out that there are some features that were not revealed. In this week's episode of The iPhone Show, I installed the first public beta of iOS 11 to try to uncover the best features that Apple did not mention during WWDC. Show More Summary
Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) has been running for 34 years, which is 6 years longer than The Simpsons. Like Netflix, Apple likes to drop a whole season at once. When it does, I devote that week and the following weekend...Show More Summary
One of the biggest announcements earlier this month at WWDC was the introduction of ARKit, Apple’s framework for helping developers build augmented and mixed reality experiences. In an interview with The Australian Business Review, Apple’s vice president of product marketing Greg Joswiak dives deeper into the goals of ARKit… more…
As it has done in past years, Apple this evening has made transcripts available to accompany its WWDC 2017 session videos. These transcripts offer the WWDC content to developers in a searchable and manageable format. more…
iOS 12 is still some time away, not expected to debut until WWDC 2018. But until then, here's everything you need to know! iOS 11 has only recently been revealed, and iOS 12 is more than 12 months away at this point. But that doesn't...Show More Summary
With iOS 11 and the new HomePod speaker, Apple's showing a lot more confidence in what its voice assistant can do.
At WWDC, Apple made clear why it needs developers to embrace its shiny new tools.
Apple's annual showcase kicks off on Monday morning. Here's how to watch the keynote speech.
Follow along with our WWDC liveblog for updates on everything Apple announces.
If the rumors are true (and they usually are), this year's WWDC will be hardware-focused.