Apple has unveiled updates for iPhone, Apple Watch and a host of other products – as well as its most powerful computer ever: the Mac Pro.
The company made the announcements at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference, or WWDC, in California on Monday.
It revealed all the major software updates that it will push out to the Mac, iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Apple TV later this year.
Unlike other events such as the iPhone reveal, none of these new updates will require paying up for new products. Instead, they will come in the form of operating system updates, which will bring a whole host of new features to most existing iPhones.
Apple unveiled iOS 13, for instance, the new software that will power the iPhone. It brings with it a new dark mode, better multitasking features, and changes to the way the phones store health data.
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Everything gets started in about seven hours – that's at 6pm in the UK, 1pm eastern, or 10am local pacific time in California.
Apple has been putting the finishing touches to the huge convention centre in California's San Jose, where the event will kick off later today.
But everything really got started yesterday, when attendees arrived to register and get checked in. That's when they received the jackets and pins you can see in the picture above.
Here's a wider pic of all that decoration on the front of the building. It's much more colourful than last year, when Apple went for a black and white look – but it's also much darker, which could be a hint at the presence of dark mode in this year's iOS...
You can read more about dark mode here – and even see what it might look like.
Just stumbled across this photo, while searching for something to illustrate a story about iTunes. Yes – that's Steve Jobs and John Mayer, introducing the iPod Mini in 2004.
If you're waiting with nothing to read about Apple for the next few hours, how about this long read from last week, about Apple's privacy protections?
There are rumours that today's keynote is going to last 2.5 hours. Two-and-a-half hours!
Not clear whether that's because there's a lot to say or they're just going to take a long time to say it. (There's not always a correlation between length and content with these things.) We'll just have to wait and find out.
In the meantime, get comfortable!
Tim Cook is up early:
(So is everyone else attending the keynote today: queues are already huge despite the fact there's three hours until everything kicks off!)
Leaker Ben Geskin has revealed this image of the redesigned Reminders app, which shows not only the new layout but also how it will look in dark mode.
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