WWDC 2020

Apple adds a dedicated biking feature to Maps in iOS 14

Apple’s newest version of iOS is bringing a host of new features to Maps, including a dedicated cycling option that will optimize paths for bicyclists and even let users know if the route includ

Apple’s Safari will soon tell you all the ad trackers watching you

Apple is turning the tables on invasive ad trackers. The tech giant announced Monday a new privacy feature in its underdog browser, Safari, which will shine a spotlight on all of the ad trackers embed

Apple is building its own processors for future Macs

Apple just confirmed what is likely the biggest news of today’s WWDC kickoff. Tim Cook officially announced that the company will be producing its own processors for its desktops and laptops &#8

Apple will let users pick their own default email and browser apps

Apple quietly made a major announcement that will change life for users of mobile Chrome, Gmail or Outlook. The company is shifting its view on app defaults and will be allowing users to set different

Apple’s iOS 14 will give users the option to decline app ad tracking

A new version of iOS wouldn’t be the same without a bunch of security and privacy updates. Apple on Monday announced a ton of new features it’ll bake into iOS 14, expected out later this y

watchOS 7’s ‘Face Sharing’ feature can help custom watch faces go viral

Apple at its Worldwide Developers Conference this morning announced a much-requested feature for Apple Watch: the ability to customize and share third-party watch faces with others. There are now over

iPadOS 14 focuses on giving apps a macOS feel

Apple showcased a few new tablet-specific updates coming to iPadOS that aim to appease users hungry for software that treats the devices as laptop replacements. Apple’s iPad-specific updates are

Apple unveils macOS 11.0 Big Sur, featuring a new aesthetic and redesigned apps

For some time now, macOS has been an also-ran, as Apple has shifted a majority of its focus to its mobile operating systems. Last year’s move to Catalina brought some key changes to the mix, inc

The Apple Watch can soon track sleep

Apple just announced a long-requested feature for the Apple Watch: sleep tracking. With this new feature, users can not only track sleep but create what Apple says is a holistic approach to improving

Apple is bringing spatial audio to AirPods Pro

It’s no AirPods Studio, but Apple’s got a pretty exciting update to last year’s AirPods Pro. The Bluetooth headphones are getting spatial audio (or 3D audio, depending on who you ask). The addit

Apple’s Messages gets better group replies and Memoji updates, including face coverings

Today’s WWDC keynote has been much more Memoji-centric than usual. The invite art featured them and they were all over the intro. They also got a significant amount of face time during today’s iOS

Apple turns the iPhone into the key for your car

Today at Apple’s annual developer conference — held virtually because of COVID — the company announced the ability to control a car with an iPhone. With an upcoming software update, the iPhone c

iOS 14 reimagines how you find and use apps with App Clips, widgets and an App Library

At Apple’s all-virtual Worldwide Developers Conference, the company introduced several new iOS features designed to help you clean up the mess of icons on your iPhone’s home screen. With i

Apple’s new Translate app works offline with 11 languages

Translation is an everyday smartphone task for millions of people, but outside a few minor features, Apple has generally ceded the capability to its rivals. That changes today with a new first-party i

Apple unveils iOS 14 with home screen widgets

During the virtual keynote of WWDC, Apple shared the first details about iOS 14, the next major version of iOS that is going to be released later this year. The most visual change is that the home scr

Watch Apple’s WWDC keynote live right here

Apple is holding a keynote today on the first day of its developer conference, and the company is expected to talk about a ton of software updates. WWDC is a virtual event this year, but you can expec

Live from Apple’s virtual WWDC 2020

This WWDC is going to be one to remember — if not because of the news it makes, then certainly the show itself. As with the rest of the industry (and world, for that matter), Apple’s been forced t

What to expect from Apple’s WWDC 2020

Okay, so, first and foremost, this is going to be a weird one. Mostly because it’s 2020 and everything is just weird now and we have to deal with that until the next, weirder thing comes along. But

Apple reveals its virtual WWDC lineup, including its special keynote planned for June 22

The coronavirus pandemic threw a wrench into Apple’s plans for its annual Worldwide Developer Conference event, now entering its 31st year. Due to the health crisis, Apple in March joined a numb