WWDC 2017

1. tvOS

  • Amazon Prime app to tvOS
  • More news later this year.

2. watchOS 4

New Faces

  • Siri watch face
    • Proactive assistant
    • Updates dynamically
  • Kaleidoscope face
  • Pixar faces

    Activity

  • Personalized Reminders
  • Monthly Challenges
  • Bigger celebrations

    Workout App

  • Auto-sets for swimming
  • New workouts
  • Multiple workouts in single session
  • Sync with Gym equipment
  • Integration with Music
    • Workout music
    • Quick Swipe

      Music

  • Autosync

    Other

  • Apple News for Apple Watch
  • New Vertical Dock
  • Flashflight
  • Core Bluetooth

3. macOS

  • Name: High Seirra

Safari

  • Fastest browser
  • Autoplay detection
  • Intelligent Tracking Prevention
  • Search uses Spotlight

    Mail

  • Split View for composing
  • 35% less storage

Photos

  • Refined interface
  • Filters
  • Improved Faces
    • Enhanced
    • Synced across devices
  • Improved editing
    • Curves
    • Selective color
    • External editor support
  • Third party photo book extensions

Technology

  • New File System: Apple File System
    • 64 bit
    • Native encryption
    • eg: instant file duplication
  • Video
    • New standard: HEVC
    • Hardware excellerated in new Mac hardware
  • Graphics
    • Metal 2
      • 100x improvement over OpenGL
      • Window Server on Metal
      • Supports external GPU
    • Metal for VR
      • Steam VR, Unity, and Unreal coming to Mac

Hardware

iMac

  • Better displays
  • Faster processors "Kaby Lake"
  • Higher Memory capacity (up to 64)
  • 50% faster SSDs
  • two USBc connetors
  • Next generation graphics
  • Discrete graphics card across the board

MacBook

  • Kaby Lake
  • Faster graphics and SSDs
  • $1299 entry

iMac Pro Sneak Peak

  • Space Grey
  • Workstation Performance
  • Up to 18-core Xeon Processor
  • Up to 128gb of RAM
  • 10gb Ethernet

4. iOS 11

Messages

  • Redesigned App Drawer
  • Messages in iCloud
    • Synced history
    • Local cache is smaller

Apple Pay

  • Person to person payments
    • Integrated into iMessage
  • PayCash card

Siri

  • New Voice
  • New visual interface
  • Translation
  • SiriKit
    • Task management in other apps
  • Siri learning synced across devices

Camera

  • New Video codec
  • JPEG → new photo codec
  • Depth API
  • Trim live photos and select key photo
    • Loop Live Photos
    • Bounch Live Photos
    • Long Exposure

Control Center redesign

Unification of Lock screen & Notification Center

Maps

  • Detailed Floor Plans for Malls, Airports
  • Navigation Speed Limit & Lane Guidance
  • DND while Driving
    • Auto-reply

HomeKit

  • Speakers & AirPlay 2
  • Multiroom Audio
  • Shared Up Next

Apple Music

  • Follow friends
  • MusicKit for Apple Music: Third party integration

App Store

Complete redesign

  • Today mode
  • Games Tab
  • Apps tab

Machine Learning

CoreML APIs for developers: Vision, Natural Language, etc.

Augmented Reality (ARKit)

5. iPad

New iPad Pro

  • 10.5" screen, 1 lb
  • Full Size onscreen and smart keyboard
  • New displays
  • HDR video
  • ProMotion: faster refresh rate, 20ms latency with Apple Pencil, dynamic refresh rate
  • Enhanced front and rear camera
  • USB3 & Fast Charging

More iOS 11 for iPad

Dock: App Switcher & Split Panel Drag & Drop: Drag anything, multiselect, Enjhanced keyboard Files: supports third party providers Apple Pencil: Markup anything, ScreenShot thumbnails,

6. HomePod

Spacial Awareness: Detects space Musicologist: works with Apple Music