2018 Apple Worldwide Developers Conference kicked off with exciting news and major software updates coming to iOS, MacOS, WatchOS & tvOS later this year. Below is your 5-minute update of all the important upgrades announced at WWDC 2018 this morning.
If you are keen on watching a full 2-hour keynote, head over to Apple - https://www.apple.com/apple-events/june-2018/
To save your time, we've gathered together all of the announced updates below. In case you want to read about each platform's updates more in-depth, just click on the heading links.
- iOS 12 brings new life into the world of Augmented Reality.
- New .USDZ file format for AR objects
- ARKit 2 announced with improved face tracking, realistic rendering, 3D object detection, persistent experience.
- New Measure app
- An updated Photos app
- Updates to Siri Suggestions & introduction of Siri Shortcuts
- Updates to native iOS apps: News, Stocks, Voice Memos, Carplay & iBooks (renamed to Apple Books)
- Health and Awareness updates: Do Not Disturb mode, Screen Time app, App Limits, Child Limits
- Communication updates: Improvements to Animojis, introducing Memojis, Group Facetime calls
Click here to read more about all new iOS 12 updates.
- Activity app
- Outdoor run improvements
- Automatic workout detection
- A new Walkie Talkie app
- Siri watch face
- Raise your wrist and talk to Siri
- Interactive notifications
- The Podcasts app
Click here to read more about all new watchOS 5 updates.
- 4K HDR
- Dolby Atmos support
- Live news and live sports
- TV app for live TV channels.
- Zero sign on
- New Apple TV screensaver
Click here to read more about all new tvOS 12 updates.
- New Dark Mode
- Desktop stacks
- New finder improvements
- New quicklook improvements
- New Screenshot app improvements
- Continuity camera
- The iOS News, Stocks, Home, Voice Memo apps are now also on Mac.
- Security and privacy improvements
- New security and privacy improvements for Safari
- Redesigned Mac App Store
- CoreML 2 (Machine Learning Framework)
Click here to read more about all new MacOS 10.14 Mojave updates.
Quick links for all WWDC 2018 updates:
- iOS 12
- tvOS 12
Or watch the full WWDC 2018 keynote at apple.com