tvOS will bring the Dolby Atmos surround sound to your Apple TV, make Single Sign-On even more seamless with Zero Sign-On, take your breath away with a new screen saver shot by astronauts aboard the ISS, and more.
Apple’s Kevin Lynch is on stage at the WWDC 2018 keynote and he’s just announced watchOS 5, the next major operating system version for Apple Watch. The update brings about a wide range of new features and improvements, including Competitions, new Workout types, and a new app called Walkie-Talkie.
For devices that support it, iOS 12 will include new Animoji features and Memoji, a customizable Animoji character similar to Bitmoji and Nintendo Mii. Among the new Animoji features are tongue detection, which will allow you to make the tongues of your Animoji characters stick their tongues out, as well as new characters like Ghost, Koala, Tiger and T-Rex.
Folks hoping to see Apple improve upon its digital assistant Siri in iOS 12 will be happy to hear it has announced a new app called Shortcuts. The app, which looks every bit like the Workflow automation app it acquired a year ago, will allow you to connect ‘Shortcut’ operations to Siri, making complex tasks as simple as speaking a command.
During its ARKit 2.0 introduction at its WWDC 2018 keynote, Apple unveiled a new augmented reality app its created called Measure. As you’d expect, the software was designed to help you digitally measure things using your iOS device’s camera.