Apple WWDC Announcements: 3 Hours Keynote Explained In 400 Words
When Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) commenced yesterday, we were expecting the firm to announce many new services and products. As supposed, the company did come out with different announcements–advanced version of iOS and OS X, several gadgets and other hardware components–during the keynote, which lasted for about 3 hours.
Logically, not everyone could sit through the full keynote; therefore, we are providing a list of all the announcements in the following few paragraphs. So keep reading…
Apple Music was arguably much anticipated service from the Cupertino company. And when company CEO confirmed the arrival of the service on OS X and Windows, iOS and in fall possibly on Android as well, this was a statement of immense joy for many folks.
Users will be able to access Apple’s rich repository of streaming music, online radio, and a tool which establishes interaction among musicians, for $9.99 a month. And…
With Mac OS X EI Captain, users will notice its improved gesture control. Users will also be able to pin the websites on Safari in different ways. Apart from these, Apple has added new functionality that will process the natural language in Spotlight search. Meaning, users will be able to search for songs or files rather interactively, giving verbal commands to the search box. And…
In addition to few novel features, iOS has certainly brought impressive enhancements over the existing features.
The salient feature is ‘Proactive assistant.’ Which doesn’t need to do all the processing in cloud; and thus becomes an attractive choice for the privacy conscious searchers.
Furthermore, Apple has bundled split screen multitasking in iOS 9. This can run multiple apps simultaneously by splitting the screen in halves.
Jennifer Bailey, head of the division, announced Apple Pay will be making its debut in the UK in July. The service will work with the all the major banks in the UK. Around 70 % credit and debit card holders will be able to use Apple pay.
The card is supported by Transport for London on the Tube, and other public vehicles. So the travelling with Apple…in your hand will be the most cozy thing.
The announcement of the native app SDK is an encouraging news for developers, who can now create applications for watch itself.
Previously, the apps needed to be run in the background on paired iPhone.
Apple’s WWDC will continue till 12 June.
Keep coming back to TechFrag for key news from the event.
Abubaker Zahoor writes on diverse topics with special interest in innovations, tech-ethics, and inter-and intra- organizational business relationships.