WWDC 2019

When it announced the long-awaited Mac Pro relaunch onstage at WWDC last week, Apple settled on creative pro software as the best way to illustrate the desktop’s power. Along with…

Apple soups up Logic Pro X ahead of Mac Pro launch

NFC — the technology that helps power Apple Pay as well other clever features for iOS apps like Launch Center Pro’s tappable stickers — is getting a big upgrade with…

NFC gets a lot more powerful in iOS 13

When people bring their own devices to work or school, they don’t want IT administrators to manage the entire device. But until now, Apple only offered two ways for IT…

Apple is making corporate ‘BYOD’ programs less invasive to user privacy

Although the meat of Apple’s accessibility news from WWDC has been covered, there still are other items announced that have relevancy to accessibility as well. Here, then, are some thoughts…

Apple puts accessibility features front and center

One of the bigger security announcements from Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference this week is Apple’s new requirement that app developers must implement the company’s new single sign-on solution, Sign in…

Answers to your burning questions about how ‘Sign in with Apple’ works

Apple is closing a loophole that allowed app developers to access users’ potentially sensitive and private data. With the launch of iOS 13, apps that request access to users’ Contacts…

With iOS 13, Apple locks out apps from accessing users’ private notes in Contacts

From dark mode in iOS 13 to a redesigned user interface in tvOS to the dismantling of iTunes to the coming of iPadOS, Apple made a slew of announcements at…

Apple’s global accessibility head on the company’s new features for iOS 13 and macOS Catalina

As expected, there was a lot at yesterday’s big WWDC keynote. In fact, you got the sense watching the whole thing unfold that Apple had to race through a number…

A closer look at the best new iOS, macOS and watchOS features from WWDC

Developer tools don’t tend to make headlines outside the tech ecosystem. But the developer tools announced at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference this week could have a significant impact on both…

Apple looks to recharge its broader app ecosystem at WWDC 2019

Apple doled out its 2019 Design Awards at its Worldwide Developer Conference this afternoon, highlighting a range of apps that work as beautifully as they look, the company said. This…

Apple announces its 2019 Design Award winners

At last year’s Worldwide Developer Conference, Apple announced the new app Siri Shortcuts, which allows iOS users to create custom voice commands for their apps. Today, the company unveiled a…

Siri Shortcuts comes built-in on iOS 13, allows for more powerful shortcuts

Something from the fine print out of today’s WWDC keynote. Sign In With Apple didn’t get a ton of time on-stage today, but it should prove a nice new feature…

Apple will soon require apps with any third-party logins to offer Sign In With Apple also

Apple only announced one new piece of hardware at its event today, but it was a doozy. After years of promising a refresh for the long-lamented Mac Pro line, the…

A closer look at Apple’s reinvented Mac Pro

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Apple attacks Facebook by becoming the asocial network

Sharing with everyone is passé and more than a little bit scary these days. We want to send photos to friends without posting them publicly. We want to reminisce without being permanently defined by our timelines. And we want the utility of apps without giving away our contact info to developers. The problem is that…

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Apple attacks Facebook by becoming the asocial network

Apple has been shifting their business strategy over the past couple years to push the revenues earned from top customers higher and higher, but if you thought a $999 starting…

Meet Apple’s secret weapon for keeping Wall Street happy

Apple is known for fluid, intuitive user interfaces, but none of that matters if you can’t click, tap, or drag because you don’t have a finger to do so with.…

Apple’s Voice Control improves accessibility OS-wide on all its devices

  Just a few days ago, Apple bumped up the limit on how big of an app you can download from the App Store while on a cellular connection, increasing…

iOS 13 will let you bypass the App Store download cap when on a cellular connection

Augmented reality may not be an iOS feature consumers are dying to get their hands on, but Apple’s latest tools are going to make its long-shot dream of AR ubiquity…

Apple juices its AR capabilities with new tools

Apple kicked off its annual Worldwide Developer Conference in San Jose this morning with a two-and-a-half hour keynote, showing off everything the company has been working on for the past…

Here’s everything Apple just announced at the 2019 WWDC Keynote

Apple has told developers to stop including third-party trackers in apps designed for kids — or they face having their apps pulled from the app store. The tech giant quietly…

Apple restricts ads and third-party trackers in iPhone apps for kids

Apple has a new feature it’s introducing for the Mac in macOS 10.15 Catalina that is admittedly amazing for anyone like me who happens to have both an iPad and…

Apple’s new Sidecar feature is great for users, but third-parties take a hit

Apple is dismantling its aging iTunes software with today’s announcement that it’s launching standalone versions of its Music, Podcasts and TV apps for Mac users on the next version of…

Farewell iTunes: Apple brings standalone Music, Podcasts and TV apps to Mac

Apple announced during its WWDC keynote that iOS apps will run on macOS, starting with the next major release of macOS this fall — macOS Catalina. Third-party developers will be able…

iOS apps will run on macOS with Project Catalyst

When you need to find a photo on your iPhone, what do you do? There are tons of ways, but let’s be honest. You probably just go to the camera…

Photos on iPhone is about to look completely different

Say goodbye to the trash can. Apple’s new Mac Pro is a more traditional machine that takes into account the specific needs of creative professionals, while enabling a layer of…

Goodbye trash can, hello cheese grater: Apple’s reinvented Mac Pro will shred your workflow

Apple is finally back in the monitor game. Today, at WWDC 2019, the company took the wraps off the Pro Display XDR to go along with a new Mac Pro.…

Apple releases the $5,000 Pro Display XDR, a 32-inch, 6K display available this fall

Apple’s audio hardware didn’t get a ton of love at WWDC but the devices didn’t go unmentioned, here’s what’s coming to your HomePod and AirPods. For AirPods users, Siri will…

AirPods and HomePod get some new skills

Apple shared plenty of news today at its WWDC 2019 annual developer conference, but a few of the announcements early on are potentially its biggest in terms of what they…

Apple is now the privacy-as-a-service company

Apple has spent years trying to live down the fiasco of swapping out Google for its own, underdeveloped version of Maps, and today at its WWDC event it unveiled a…

Apple gives Maps a major rebuild, includes Street View-like 3D imagery

Apple will soon let you grant apps access to your iPhone’s location just once. Until now, there were three options — “always,” “never,” or “while using,” meaning an app could…

iOS 13 will let you limit app location access to ‘just once’