WWDC 2020

App Clips: Apple’s low-key 5G hero feature

App Clips: Apple’s low-key 5G hero feature

Apple revealed App Clips, a system where a bit of an app can be launched without downloading the entirety of an app. This feature was revealed with a bunch of iOS 14 elements and didn't seem to be all that extraordinarily important in the moment in which it was first shown. But given the oncoming launch of iPhone devices with 5G connectivity - there's a whole lot this system will do for developers and end-users in the short-term.

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Big AirPods update delivers automatic switching, spatial audio

Big AirPods update delivers automatic switching, spatial audio

Apple has been speeding through incoming updates during its WWDC 2020 keynote, and it seems that AirPods are in for a couple of big ones. First off, your AirPods will soon be able to switch automatically between your Apple devices, seemingly as you pick them up and set them down.

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iOS 14 adds cycling and EV navigation plus new CarPlay and iPhone-as-key

iOS 14 adds cycling and EV navigation plus new CarPlay and iPhone-as-key

iOS 14 is updating the Apple Maps and CarPlay experience, with Apple bringing the ability to use your iPhone as your car key, as well as to get new routing specific for EVs and cyclists. Announced at WWDC 2020 today, the new iOS 14 comes as Apple revamps its iPhone software to make it quicker and easier to navigate.

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iPadOS 14 update: Apple accepts size, power, and 3rd-party defaults

iPadOS 14 update: Apple accepts size, power, and 3rd-party defaults

At WWDC 2020, Apple revealed several big updates to the way iPad operates with iPadOS 14. This new system makes a whole lot of use out of "sidebars" as it were. There'll also be a singular Search bar where users can search apps, data on the iPad, and the web. There'll also be "Scribble", a system that'll turn handwritten text into typed text.

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iOS 14 serves up major updates for Siri, Messages, Translate

iOS 14 serves up major updates for Siri, Messages, Translate

Apple, unsurprisingly, led its WWDC 2020 press conference with the announcement of iOS 14. In the next version of Apple's latest operating system, we'll see some improvements to Siri, Translate, and Messages. The Siri improvements should prove to be very exciting for iPhone owners who make heavy use of the AI assistant, as the days of Siri hijacking your entire display when you ask her a question are over.

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iOS 14: App Library, homescreen widgets, and Picture-in-Picture

iOS 14: App Library, homescreen widgets, and Picture-in-Picture

Apple revealed several relatively major changes to the way users will see iOS on their iPhone and iPad in the very near future with iOS 14. The iPhone will see these changes first - Apple showed examples of new functionality with an iPhone screen on stage at WWDC 2020 here on June 22, 2020. Big changes start with "App Library" - a new way to see all of your apps, all at once, in folders.

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WWDC 2020 starts today: How to watch the Apple keynote

WWDC 2020 starts today: How to watch the Apple keynote

WWDC 2020 kicks off today, Apple's annual developer event complete with a hotly-anticipated keynote on Monday morning. This year's WWDC is unlike any other, of course, with Apple switching to an all-online format. That's going to make some things very different.

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Leaks suggest no new hardware for WWDC 2020 after all

Leaks suggest no new hardware for WWDC 2020 after all

Over the last few weeks, there have been numerous rumors that suggest when WWDC kicks off later today, there would be new hardware unveiled at the show. Specifically, rumors have pointed to a new iMac computer to be unveiled at WWDC 2020. Now multiple leaks have surfaced from notable leakers with a history of accuracy that claim there will be no new hardware unveiled today.

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13.3-inch MacBook, 24-inch iMac rumored to be first Apple ARM computers

13.3-inch MacBook, 24-inch iMac rumored to be first Apple ARM computers

The first few months of the year were rough for companies and organizations that regularly hold large events year in and year out. Most have canceled while others have put their events on hold, albeit indefinitely. Google did cancel its annual I/O developers conference but Apple is pushing ahead with an online version of its yearly WWDC. And it's a good thing, too, because it's now expected to make one of the biggest announcements in the company's history since the late Steve Jobs announced it would be abandoning the PowerPC platform for Intel.

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Apple details WWDC 2020: Special Event keynote, sessions & forum redesign

Apple details WWDC 2020: Special Event keynote, sessions & forum redesign

Apple has detailed just how WWDC 2020 will run, the first of its annual developer events to be carried out entirely online. The 31st year of the Worldwide Developer Conference, it'll kick off on June 22 and run through to June 26, Apple says, with arguably the most eagerly-anticipated entry on the schedule being the Special Event Keynote held at 10am PDT on day one.

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The Apple Arm Mac bombshell reportedly drops at WWDC 2020

The Apple Arm Mac bombshell reportedly drops at WWDC 2020

Apple could announce its Arm-based Mac switch as soon as WWDC 2020, insiders claim, giving developers a heads-up that the first Macs to use the same sort of chip tech as iPhone and iPad are in the pipeline for 2021. It's an aggressive roadmap, apparently buoyed by impressive performance for the new breed of Apple-designed chips in current prototypes.

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Apple’s virtual WWDC 2020 dates were just confirmed: What to know

Apple’s virtual WWDC 2020 dates were just confirmed: What to know

Apple's WWDC 2020 will kick off on June 22 the company has announced today, with a very different setting for the online-only Worldwide Developers Conference. Rather than hold an in-person event as in years previous, Apple has switched to a fully virtual conference as a way of working around limitations imposed by the coronavirus pandemic.

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