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WWDC 2019: Apple unveils Mac Pro computer, iOS13 and iPadOS, as death of iTunes announced

Anthony Cuthbertson,Andrew Griffin
Monday 03 June 2019 21:16 BST
Apple WWDC 2019 — Goodnight Developers

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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Here's what Dark Mode will look like scrolling though Apple News. 

anthony.cuthbertson3 June 2019 18:35

Meg Frost briefly comes on stage to give a demo of Apple Maps.

There's a new 'binoculars' button that let's you look around. It looks a lot like a feature from one of Apple's big rivals *Ahem, Google Street View*

anthony.cuthbertson3 June 2019 18:42
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anthony.cuthbertson3 June 2019 18:45

Craig Federighi is telling us all about Memoji updates. They are getting scarily personalised and there's a couple of 'online beauty influencers' to show off how to put makeup on them.

'Online beauty influencer', by the way, is definitely not a career path I could have ever imagined existing when I was at school.

anthony.cuthbertson3 June 2019 18:52

Here's what that Memoji makeup tutorial looked like:

anthony.cuthbertson3 June 2019 18:52

Justin Titi is now on stage to show off pictures of his daughter in Photos. Some cool new features, including "zooming out" to see photos from a specific date across several years, like someone's birthday.

anthony.cuthbertson3 June 2019 18:58

Time for Siri, with updates for AirPod, HomePod and CarPlay.

anthony.cuthbertson3 June 2019 18:59

Siri is now able to read out incoming messages as soon as they arrive through AirPods. You can then dictate your response for Siri to send back. 

Some people online are already making a rather obvious point...

anthony.cuthbertson3 June 2019 19:03

"Introducing iPadOS"

anthony.cuthbertson3 June 2019 19:05

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