iOSDocked - EP143 - WWDC Recap

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Episode #: 143
Date: 06/06/19
Hosts: Clay Russell, Jerry Goldbaum & Justin Klein

Apple WWDC Keynote Wrap-up

Intro

  • A Coder’s Life (Guess I Should Go to Sleep)

  • Recap of Launched Services

    • Apple News +

    • Apple Arcade (100 new games)/available later this year

    • Apple Card available this summer

    • Apple TV + available this fall

      • Sneak peak of Ronald Moore’s For All Mankind 

      • Will be available on smart TVs as well 

      • Recommended to run on 4K

tvOS

  • Redesigned home screen with live previews

  • Multi-user support (everyone gets their own Up Next and recommendations)

  • Apple Music 

    • with music videos

    • in-line lyrics support

  • XBox 1S & PlayStation DualShock controller accessibility

  • “Under the Sea” live screensavers 

watchOS (6.0)

  • #1 watch in the World

  • New Watch Faces

    • Gradient face

    • Large Numerals face

    • Digital face

    • California Dial face

    • Solar face

  • Taptic chimes, light haptic and audible alert (bird song) on the hour

  • Audio Books, Voice Memos & Calculator (with tip calculator) apps coming to apps. 

  • Independent Watch Apps (Example: Headspace)

  • Extended Runtime API

  • Streaming Audio API

  • The App Store is now coming to watchOS

    • Favorites

    • Browse & Search

    • Editorials

    • Purchase

  • New Health & Fitness Capabilities

    • Activity Trends

    • New Metrics: walking pace, stairs climbed, activity tracker

  • Health App Updates

    • Hearing Health

      • Noise app detects decibel levels (protect your hearing), completely private

    • Cycle Tracking

      • Visualize cycle, period & fertility data

      • Also available without a watch in the Health app of iOS

    • Summary View

      • Health Notifications

      • Favorites

      • Highlights

  • Live Demo of new watchOS features

  • New Pride edition watch band (yipeee!)


iOS (13.0)

  • iOS 12 at 97% Customer Satisfaction

  • 85% watchOS adoption of latest software vs. Android Wear at 10% (embarrassing)

  • 30% faster unlocking with FaceID

  • App downloads 50% smaller, updates 60% smaller

  • App launch speed 2x faster

  • Dark Mode video tease

    • Demo of Dark Mode

    • Wallpaper, notifications, News, Calendar, Notes, Messages, Keyboard, Photos, Apple Music

    • “Swipe to Type” keyboard functionality called Quickpath

    • Funny photo timeline of team going into “Dark Mode”

    • Instant share one tap away to share photos with friends

    • Apple Music has time synced lyrics (like Apple TV)

  • Safari

    • New options to change text size

  • Mail

    • Formatting controls, rich text

  • Notes

    • Gallery view

    • Shared folders

  • Reminders

    • Intuitive reminder entry

    • Add details with a tap (Quick Type)

    • Sub-tasks

    • Smart lists

    • Tag people to reminders with smart notifications within Messages

  • Maps

    • Rebuilding of maps from ground apps (so much more detail)

    • Release end of 2019

    • Demo of new maps features

      • Tap & Go with Favorite locations

      • Collections: Organize favorites, plan trips

      • Look Around Window: full screen immersive HD view to explore area, hold touch to get virtual tours

      • Tap labels to get more information on places

      • Share ETA with a tap

  • Privacy

    • Private & Secure (fundamental right)

    • Choose to share location one time instead of indefinitely

    • Shutting door on back door connection search to find location

    • Sign in with Apple, authenticates with FaceID, completely private, choose to hide email, Apple will give company fake address to forward to real address (when you choose to hide)

    • Available on all Apple platforms

  • HomeKit

    • Security cameras

      • HomeKit Secure Video: video analyzed at home, secured with iCloud

      • HomeKit to routers 

  • Messages

    • Share name & photo

    • Use Animoji to create a photo of yourself 

    • Huge amount of new Animoji options for creating a new look: eyeshadow, lipstick, piercings, teeth, earrings, hair, hats, glasses, AirPods

    • Memoji Stickers: 

      • Automated sticker pack

      • In the system keyboard so they can be used with apps outside of Messages

      • Can be used on other devices

  • Camera & Photos

    • New portrait mode capabilities 

      • High-Key Mono

      • New photo editing: all settings at a glance (tap & drag)

      • New settings coming to video as well

    • New photo browser: 

      • New machine learning 

      • Removes duplicates & clutter

      • Intelligent organization

      • “Diary of Life” (new photos tab)

      • Demo of new photo browser

        • Days View: (merging photos & videos), relive moments

        • Months View: (live video playing in browser)

        • Years View: highlighted review, dynamic based off context, timeline view with live previews 

Siri

    • AirPods

      • Read incoming messages, and respond, quick video demo

      • Audio Sharing with just a tap

    • HomePods

      • Handoff to HomePod, tap to initiate 

      • Live Radio features (100,000 radio stations)

      • Learn to recognize voices in household and personalized responses, caters listening patterns to particular voice

    • CarPlay

      • 90% availability 

      • New CarPlay dashboard: Maps & Music 

      • Siri suggestions

      • New Music album art preview 

      • Works with 3rd party apps like Pandora & Waze

    • General Improvements

      • Shortcuts built in to iOS

        • Suggested automations

      • Siri sounds better: machine learning “Neural TTS” (more natural), demo of iOS 12 vs 13

Other Improvements

    • Spam call support

    • Enterprises: separate iCloud accounts for personal & work life

New iPadOS

    • Gets all formentioned iOS 13 features

    • Video tease of new iPad features

    • Tighter grid of icons, more room

    • Pin widgets to home screen

    • Multi-tasking: 

      • Swap between slide-overs, slide from bottom for options or swap by swiping across

      • Split-View: App tabs, can work alongside different apps, same apps within different spaces, nice demo of Mail using app tabs

      • App Expose: Tap on app to see all instances, works with 3rd party apps as well as system apps

    • Files

      • Column view

      • New Quick Actions

      • New Sharing Options (with Folder Sharing), SMB file sharing

      • USB Drive/SD Card support 

      • Better Camera support: direct app access

    • Safari

      • Desktop-class browsing

      • Download Manager

      • New Keyboard Shortcuts

    • Fonts: download fonts from App Store

    • Text Editing: 

      • Power of multitouch

      • Grab and scroll indicator

      • Touch and slide to place of text input

      • 3 finger pinch to copy, 3 finger spread to paste, works across all apps

      • 3 finger swipe to undo, no need to shake iPad

    • Apple Pencils 

      • 20ms latency before, now to 9ms

      • New tool pallete with new PencilKit API

      • Easier markup on any app, drag from corner of the screen, markup screenshots or documents

      • Demo of new Apple Pencil features: shrink keyboard for one-handed use & swipe to tap, demo of new copy & paste (undo & redo works across system, not just text), new designed took pallete can be minimized for moved across screen, full page capture mode allowing you to markup entire pages in Safari and then easily share

Mac Pro & Pro Display XDR

    • #1 in customer satisfaction

    • New Mac Pro teaser video 

      • Most powerful Mac ever created

      • Modular & flexible

      • Processor

        • Up to 28-core Intel Xeon

        • 300 watts

        • 2933 MHz ECC

        • 6 memory channels

        • 112 Dimm slots

        • 1.5TB of system memory

      • Expansion

        • PCI expansion capable

        • 8 PCIe slots

        • 4 double-wide slots

        • 3 single-wide slot

        • I/O card

          • 2 Thunderbolt 3 ports

          • 2 USB-A ports

          • 3.5mm audio minijack

        • 2 more Thunderbolt ports on the top of the system

        • 2 10GB Ethernet ports

      • Graphics

        • x16 PCIe connector

        • PCIe, DisplayPort, & power

        • Fabless design

        • This is the MPX Module

        • Graphic options include:

          • Radeon Pro 580X

          • Radeon Pro Vega II (14 teraflops, 32GB HBM 2l

          • Radeon Prog Vega II duo

          • Connected by Infinity Fabric Link

        • Can be configured with 2 of these MPX Modules

        • Afterburner 

          • Turns Mac into monster of a video editing machine

          • Can process 6 billion pixels per second

          • Can play 3 streams of 8K

          • Can play 12 streams of 4K

      • Each Mac Pro comes with a 1.4kW power supply

      • 3 enormous fans in cooling system

      • Beautiful aluminum housing

      • Vented system to maximize air flow

      • Optional wheels

      • Mac Pro app demo of Logic Pro X (floored by the power)

      • The most configureable, expendable and powerful Mac ever. 

      • Starts at $5999

      • Available in the Fall

      • Version also available for rack deployment

    • New Apple Display (Pro Display XDR)

      • 32-inch LCD

      • 6016x3384 

      • 20 million pixels

      • Retina 6K (40% larger than the previous 5K)

      • P3 wide color

      • 10-bit

      • Reference mode

      • Superwide viewing angle

      • Anti-reflective coating option for $1000 more

      • Nano texture glass

      • Backlighting system

      • 1000 nits of full screen brightness indefinitely, peaking at 1600 nits

      • 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio

      • Highly Dynamic Range to Extreme Dynamic Range

      • Thunderbolt 3 port 

      • 120 million pixels possible with 6 displays connected to a Mac Pro

      • Designed stand offering lightweight solution, portrait mode, removable, mountable

      • World’s best pro display

      • Starts at $4999 price

      • Nano-texture starts at $5999

      • Mount is $199

      • Stand is $999

      • Available in the fall

macOS

    • Catalina

    • iTunes

      • Poked fun at the bloated app

      • Now 3 Apps: Apple Music, Podcasts & Apple TV

      • You get nothing when you plug in your phone unless you go looking in the side bar for sync options. 

    • Apple Music

    • Apple Podcasts

      • Search spoken words within the podcasts

    • Apple TV 

      • 4K HDR playback with HDR 10, Dolby, & ATMOS capability

    • Sidecar

      • Use your iPad as a 2nd display for your Mac

      • Works wired & wirelessly

      • Works with Apple Pencil

    • Voice Control

      • Control your Mac and iOS completely by voice

      • Nice demo of Voice Control in action

    • Find My

      • On Mac & iOS

      • Now combined Find My iPhone with Find My Friends

      • Can find offline devices

        • Sends out secure beacon

        • End to end encrypted and anonymous

      • Activation Lock

    • Apps

      • New Photos

      • New Safari 

      • New Notes

      • New Reminders

      • Screen Time

      • Project Catalyst

        • 100 million active Mac users

        • V2 of Marzipan 

          • Catalyst is available to developers in Catalina today

          • Includes tons of features for customization

        • Asphalt 9: able to port to Mac on a single day

        • Twitter for Mac running in a few days

        • Atlassian Demo

AR

    • RealityKit

      • Built from the ground up.

    • Reality Composer

      • Available on iOS for testing

    • ARKit 3

      • People Occlusion

      • Motion Capture

    • Minecraft Demo

      • Minecraft Earth

      • Coming to iOS this Summer

Swift

    • 450,000 apps developed using Swift

    • New Framework: Swift UI

      • All-new UI framework

      • Declarative

      • Swift code

      • Swift UI demo

        • Build the code by building your app

        • See real time changes on test devices

        • See single view through whole application 

        • Also works with watch apps

        • Test with all platforms 

Recap of Releases

    • Developer betas available today

    • Public betas available in July

    • All versions available in the fall


iLikes/iDislikes (from event)

  • Jerry: CarPlay (Dashboard, Independent phone / display use), iPad Safari Desktop browsing, HomePod Voice Profiles , HomePod Radio Stations.

  • Justin:CarPlay, Maps, Mouse support on the iPad, Dark Mode

  • Clay: iPadOS, CarPlay, Shortcuts updates


WWDC Prediction Contest Winner & Loser

  • Winner: Jerry

  • Loser: Justin

  • In Closing

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