Apple iOS 11 puts a bigger focus on apps and stickers, featuring a redesigned app picker, but the coolest update is iCloud syncing. With HomePod, only after "Hey Siri" is recognised locally on the device will any information be sent to Apple servers, encrypted and sent using an anonymous Siri identifier.
Apple has overhauled its App Store, offering a new section aimed at promoting the best new apps via developer interviews and editorial content.
The inclusion of P2P services - which we expect will be free to consumers (aside from credit transactions) in keeping with most other wallets across the globe - should improve Apple Pay's stickiness with users and has been a key part of PYPL's successful wallet strategy. "It's been 15 years since we held WWDC in San Jose, and an very bad lot has changed". The presentation focused on how strong the performance of the speaker is, with the smart assistant features presented nearly as an afterthought. But for Apple TV users, and Google hopefuls, this respite in the Apple-Amazon feud is a promising step toward better integration of Amazon's video content with platforms run by its competition.
"Apple reinvented portable music with iPod and now HomePod will reinvent how we enjoy music wirelessly throughout our homes", said Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice-president of Worldwide Marketing. At $349 it's priced substantially higher than the $175 Echo and $129 Google Home.
"These are by far the most powerful iPads we've ever created with the world's most advanced displays featuring ProMotion, the powerful new A10X Fusion chip, and the advanced camera system of iPhone 7", reads a quote attributed to Apple vice president Greg Joswiak. Siri will also come in new voices, both male and female. Or if someone texts you about owing money, it will ask if you want to pay using Apple Pay.
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"Very different WWDC than what I expected", tweeted Carolina Milanesi, an analyst at Creative Strategies.
The arrival of Amazon Prime Video later this year will introduce Apple TV users to Amazon's growing library of original programming, which includes hits like Transparent, American Gods, Catastrophe and The Grand Tour, the new motoring show launched last year by Amazon, starring former Top Gear hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May. "Now all the tech titans are engaged in AI technology". Apple has been behind the curve with hardware updates and has closed the gap with the PC industry.
Apple has unveiled the latest version of its phone and tablet operating system, iOS 11.
The overall look is how much it makes an iPad look like a laptop computer - which should tie in nicely with the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro.
The new workstation-class iMac Pro which will start selling in December for $4999, has a 27-inch Retina 5K display, Radeon Pro Vega GPU, 10Gb Ethernet, up to 4TB of SSD storage, a maximum of 128GB of ECC memory, four Thunderbolt 3 ports and Intel Xeon processors up to 18 cores.
While there may be lots of new apps, whether or not there will be a lot innovation remains to be seen. The virtual assistant's voice will now sound more natural.