Apple WWDC 2016 – Key highlights

Apple WWDC 2016 – Key highlights

  • Apple’s CEO Tim Cook started the WWDC Keynote by speaking about the shooting in Orlando, Florida, and holding a moment’s silence.
  • Apple’s first announcement was watchOS 3.0, which brings new watch face designs, all-new Control-center , and improvements to launch speeds.
  • Apple also added accessibility Features to help people with disabilities be more physically active.
  • Introduced Breathe, the app will guide you through simple deep-breathing exercises to calm your body.
  • TvOS gets a revamped remote app for iPhone, improved Siri search, and single sign-in to rule all paid subscriptions.
  • OS X is renamed to macOS to be more consistent with iOS, tvOS and watchOS.
  • Apple Pay and Siri are migrating to macOS. Gone are the days of fumbling to find wallet to key in credit card numbers online. 
  • iPhone users will see vast improvements courtesy of IOS 10 with a smarter Siri, newly improved iMessage and simple, yet powerful apple music redesign
  • Siri apk is officially open to the developers. We are definitely expected to see where Siri will go from here.
  • iPhone will remember where you parked your car so unnecessary wondering around the parking lot looking for your car anymore.
  • Photos will aggregate a user's photos and place them into smart folders with the help of facial recognition and AI
  • Messages will feature bigger emojis, resizable text, invisible ink (which hides an image or text until the user swipes) and handwritten messages.
  • Apple has finally gone back to their basics and removed majority of the clutter from music app while features a minimalist design with built-in lyrics for all the karaoke fans. 
  • iOS users will have an ability to hide (Not delete) pre-loaded apple apps, including Stocks, Music, Tips, Podcasts and Apple Watch.
  • Universal Clipboard, a new tool that makes it easier to copy text, photos and more from the iPhone or iPad to your MacBook or Mac desktop.