Apple WWDC 2018 Updates

Apple WWDC 2018 keynote is completed in San Jose, California. Basically this keynote is software focused keynote.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook announced iOS 12, macOS 10.14 Mojave, watchOS 5 and tvOS 12 with their features.

Here I am drafting all the points:

  • With iOS 12 they have done lots of performance improvements. Like as 40% faster app launch, upto 50% faster keyboard display, upto 70% faster camera snap. Also iOS 12 available to all the devices which are currently can use iOS 11 (This is big history).
  • ARKit 2 announced.
  • A new augmented reality file format called Universal Scene Description (USDZ) announced.
  • Measure app announced.
  • Multiplayer Support.
  • Improvements in photos app.
  • Add to Siri – Shortcuts. – Siri get smarter!
  • News, Stocks, Books and Voice Memos
  • iBooks = Books
  • Stocks + News
  • Grouped Notifications

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  • Do Not Disturb
  • Screen Time
  • Notification Handling
  • Parental Control – Kids Handling 😉
  • Memoji – Your personalised emoji – An extended version of Animoji.

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  • Group calling in FaceTime with 32 peoples (MAX Limit) and it’s also support filters, stickers and Animoji while group video calling.

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  • watchOS 5 – Interactive notifications, Walkie Talkie, Podcasts
  • Rainbow – Pride edition watch band and face
  • Dolby Atmos is available with Apple TV.
  • macOS Mojave (10.14) with Dark Mode.
  • Also desktop wallpaper will change as per day, noon, afternoon, evening and night.
  • Desktop Stacks – To manage the folders and files in stacks for messy desktops 😀 User can expand files by taping on it.
  • Gallery View with Metadata of any of the file.
  • Add water marks on PDF very easily.
  • Some apps from iOS came to the macOS : News, Stocks, Voice Memos and HomeKit. (Note : Developers can also create this kind of application which can support both the platforms. Apple is currently working on it they will give us update in 2019.
    AppKit + UIKit)

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So, Developer’s ( me too 😛 ) WWDC Sessions are going on, let’s look into it ( If you got time from regular office work 😉 ).

Happy Coding 🙂