WWDC 2021

This week Apple is holding their annual developers’ conference WWDC, and the keynote (where they make most of the significant consumer announcements) was on Monday. They announced details about this year’s versions of each of their OSs and a few other things during the keynote. iOS FaceTime The thing that got the most attention during the iOS section of the keynote was FaceTime. IOS 15 FaceTime will start looking like a more conventional video communication platform because of features such as grid view and the ability to generate links to and schedule calls. The most prominent FaceTime feature announced was … Continue reading WWDC 2021

Apple ‘time flies’ Event

On Tuesday Apple held their annual September product announcement event. Like WWDC it was a prerecorded event which was good but I think that the format works better for WWDC. At the event they announced updates to the iPad and Apple Watch lineups, they also announced a lot of updates around services. Apple Watch At the event they announced two new Apple Watch models the SE (budget model akin to the iPhone SE) and the Series 6. They also lowered the price of the Series 3 to $199. SE The SE is has most of the features that the past … Continue reading Apple ‘time flies’ Event

WWDC 2020

I only realized that I never posted this. It was supposed to be posted in June the week of WWDC. This is being posted now for archival purposes so it could be read as a reference for new content. This week Apple held their annual WWDC developer conference. For the first time, it was entirely online and free for everyone. For the first time, I’ve decided to cover both the Keynote and the Platforms State of the Union (which I’ve never covered before because it usually an in-person only event which is only available online to developers if anyone). In … Continue reading WWDC 2020

Apple Announcments: March 2020

On Wednesday, Apple made a bunch of product announcements (in the lite of current events just in press releases). They announced a new MacBook Air, an updated iPad Pro and, upgraded accessories. iPad Pro The new upgrades iPad Pro comes in both 11-inch and 12.9-inch options with 120hz. Processor wise it has the 8-Core A12Z Bionic. It has a dual-camera system with a 12MP Wide-angle camera that supports 4K video and a 10MP Ultra-Wide camera. The 11-inch starts at US$799 with 128 GB of storage and the 12.9-inch starts at US$999 with 128 GB of storage. Mac The upgraded MacBook … Continue reading Apple Announcments: March 2020

Apple Event September 2019

Apple Arcade  In an unusual turn of events, they went straight into it skipping over the usual business starting with App Store (that’s what Tim said but apple Arcade). Now for game announcements: Frogger from Konami is coming back with a new version. Next from Capcom, some weird diving game. Apple Arcade comes out September 19th for $4.99 US a month. Apple TV+ Lots of talking to start this section, the thing they said that surprised me is that The Morning Show is Entertainment Weekly‘s most anticipated show of this Fall. Next, they showed the trailer for their show See. See is about showing the … Continue reading Apple Event September 2019

WWDC 2019

On Monday, Apple held their annual developer’s conference at Apple Park. At WWDC they announced lots of info about the next versions of each of their OSs and also some hardware On Monday, Apple held their annual developer’s conference at Apple Park. At WWDC they announced lots of info about the next versions of each of their OSs and also some hardware The next thing they talked about was TVOS. They announced that it would be getting support for multiple users and they also announced that they are going to be adding underwater screensavers. IOS General Info/Maps/Permissions Then they started … Continue reading WWDC 2019

Apple Event October 2018

Yesterday Apple held an announcent event. In the last couple of week since the event was announced the event Mac Air The first thing EA’s a new MacBook Air. it has a almost bezalless13.3 inch retina display. It also has the Force Touch trackpad with Touch iD. It has an I5 Dual core processor, and SSDs with upto a terabyte of storage. The computer weighs 2.7 lbs. It is made from 100% recycled aluminum. Also having Hey Siri and USB-C (2). It srarts with 8GB of memory and 128 of storage. It also has the T2 security chip and on … Continue reading Apple Event October 2018

Apple Event Fall 2018

The event started with the usual stats talk. The first announcement was the newly redesigned Apple Watch Series 4. The breathe app is now a watch face. the watch now is rounded edged. the watch has a 64 bit processor. The S4 has fall detection within the healh app. They are also adding low heart rate detection, AFIB detection, and ECG. Comes in Sainless(gold, space black). Next up iPhone. The rumors were right, the iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max. The Xs has a 5.5 inch screen and the Xs Max has 6.5 inch screen. There is a new 512GB … Continue reading Apple Event Fall 2018