As predicted in previous reports, Apple has added support for USB mouse input to its iPad. The feature comes to the tablet by way of the new iPadOS, as an Assistive Touch feature tucked away in the Accessibility section of the Settings app.
Rounding out its WWDC keynote this morning, Apple unveiled the future of its Mac platform by way of an update it’s calling macOS Catalina. As you’d expect, the update brings about a number of new features and improvements including new apps like ScreenTime and Find My, a new feature called Sidecar that lets you use your iPad as a secondary monitor, and much more.
Alongside its new monster-of-a-machine Mac Pro, the iPhone-maker announced a new high resolution computer monitor. It’s a 32-inch Retina display, with 6K (6016 x 3284) resolution, Mac Pro-matching cheese grater design and some incredible specs.
Apple has announced that it is breaking out its iPad platform into its own standalone OS called…yep iPadOS. The move is a significant one, as it underlines how different the tablet is from its smartphone sibling, and the update brings about a number of new features and improvements.
We’re still swimming in all of the announcements Apple has made thus far during its WWDC keynote, but one in particular we knew was worth a quick mention is the new Sign in with Apple feature. As the name indicates, users will soon be able to login to third-party apps and services using their Apple ID and password.
During its highly anticipated WWDC keynote on Monday, Apple announced watchOS 6 with a number of new features and improvements. Among those features are new watch faces, hourly audio chimes—such as birds chirping and streaming audio APIs. Apple has also added new apps such as Calculator and Audio Books, and helped the Watch gain further independence from the iPhone.
Continuing with its slew of announcements on Monday, Apple has revealed its new original video subscription service: Apple TV+. The company says the service will feature “a brand new slate of programming from the world’s most celebrated creative artists,” ad-free and on demand.
We’re following along live with Apple’s ‘It’s show time’ media event, and Tim Cook has just made the first big announcement: Apple News+. As the name suggests, it’s a premium news service that offers access to over 300 magazines, subscriptions for digital outlets like TechCrunch and theSkimm, and more traditional outlets like Wall Street Journal and LA Times.