wwdc 2017

Apple’s MacBook and MacBook Pro get routine processor and SSD boost

Apple gave its MacBook and MacBook Pro lineup a small boost today at WWDC — the machines are getting new Kaby Lake processors and faster solid-state drives across the board. Apple's 15-inch Pro is g

Apple Music hits 27M paid subs, adds MusicKit API and social listening

Ping is still dead, but Apple Music is becoming more social, and more flexible so it can work with all your other devices or apps. This slew of new features will roll out with iOS 11 this September.

Live Photos get an upgrade in iOS 11 with new effects, editing tools

Apple's Live Photos feature is becoming more powerful in iOS 11 with the introduction of a series of new editing tools and effects. In the new software, users will be able to trim their Live Photos an

Apple’s AirPlay 2 brings multi-room audio streaming to HomeKit and beyond

Apple’s AirPlay 2 is the sequel to its original wireless audio streaming protocol, which adds multi-room synchronized streaming support, integration with HomeKit, Apple’s smart home contro

You can now send your friends money inside iMessage

As part of iOS 11, Apple announced that users will now be able to send money to their friends via iMessage, and spend the balance via a virtual Apple Pay card. The feature will be built into iMessage

Siri gets language translation and a more human voice

Siri is getting less dumb and a little bit more human. That's not a contradiction. Apple’s voice assistant is getting a more clear, human voice in both female and male intonations alongside some new

Apple debuts iMac Pro with beefy specs, real ports, $5K starting price

Hardcore Mac fans may have had their fingers crossed for the return of the Mac Pro, but an extra "i" slipped in there somehow, and Apple instead has produced an iMac Pro. It's a wallet-busting all-in-

Apple introduces iOS 11

iOS 11 was the least surprising announcement of WWDC. Apple has announced new versions of its mobile operating system at its developer conference for years. While the final version of iOS 11 won&#8217

Apple’s new iMacs are now powerful enough to support VR

Apple just refreshed their iMac line, and while the external design will stay the same, the company has put a ton of effort into refreshing the insides to make them competitive with other professional

Apple introduces ‘Metal for VR’ in macOS High Sierra

Virtual reality is coming to Macs, sort of. Apple showed off a new version of Metal, named Metal 2, at its WWDC event Monday. The big news was that there will soon be Mac support for VR content creati

Apple adds ad tracker blocker to desktop Safari

No one likes being stalked around the internet by ads for something they once looked at or have previously bought. And Apple has noticed this -- so it's adding an ad tracker blocker for its Safari web

Apple announces macOS High Sierra

Apple today announced the next version of macOS, the desktop operating system you probably still refer to as OS X. Version 10.13 will carry the name "macOS High Sierra" and include new features like a

Apple adds auto-play video blocking to desktop Safari

Hate it when sites blast you with auto-play video? Apple is swooping in to fight this scourge with the addition of an auto-play-video-blocking feature to the new Safari browser for its upcoming macOS

Live from Apple’s WWDC 2017 Keynote

It's time, Apple fans. It's Day 1 of Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference — which, in turn, means it's time for Apple to debut pretty much everything it's been working on behind the scenes for the

How to watch the live stream for today’s Apple WWDC keynote

Apple is holding a keynote today at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, and the company is expected to unveil new updates for iOS, macOS, tvOS, watchOS and maybe also the iPad Pro and the MacBo

Apple test hints that iOS 11 will be the end-of-life for outdated, 32-bit applications

Ahead of Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference today, and the expected announcement of iOS 11, the company briefly removed older, 32-bit iOS applications from appearing in the App Store’s

Leaked App Store entry suggests Apple will launch a file-management app for iOS

A leak spotted on the eve of Apple’s WWDC event suggests that the company is preparing to revamp the way iPhone owners manage and store files on their phone. That’s according to a new app

What to expect from WWDC 2017

It’s that time of year again. Thousands of developers are set to descend upon the South Bay to get their software on. And the rest of the Apple watching world will have their eyes glued to the s

Apple went full dad joke with the names of this year’s secret WWDC panels

[somewhere in Cupertino, probably] "Hey Rick?" "Yeah, Bill?" "We need a bunch of placeholder names for sessions at WWDC. The ones about... you know. That stuff we're not really allowed to talk about y