WWDC 2019 Summary

Hardware

  • Mac Pro, 28 cores, quiet, $6k
  • Pro Display XDR, 32 inch LCD, Retina 6k, $5k
  • Pro Display Stand, $1k

iOS

  • Dark mode
  • Swipe keyboard
  • Sign in with Apple, anonymous email
  • Apple loves emojis‚Ķmemoji stickers and editor
  • Share audio
  • Apple Maps, smooth street view navigation
  • Allow location just once
  • Photos, year/month/day views, videos play in thumbnail view
  • AirPods, instantly respond to incoming message
  • Accessibility full voice control, using number to activate controls (most impressive demo)
  • ARKit, people occlusion, Motion Capture

WatchOS

  • Voice memos, Calculator
  • Independent Watch apps without need for companion iOS app
  • Streaming Audio API
  • Watch App Store

iPadOS

  • Switch side apps
  • Cut and paste 3 finger gestures
  • Notifications left-side on home screen
  • Drive/files browser columns view
  • Sidecar, secondary display
  • Multiple windows per app

MacOS

  • Catalyst, iPad apps on Mac

tvOS

  • User profiles
  • Xbox and PS game controller support