Apple’s Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC) kicked off with a virtual keynote Monday morning. Nate and Dave discuss what was announced and what we’re excited about. Back to our regularly scheduled programming next week. Enjoy!

Thanks to Dave for once again taking copious notes during the live stream.

Click here to watch Apple’s presentation for yourself

  • Introduction – Tim Cook
    • BLM
    • COVID-19
  • iOS 14
    • Widgets anywhere
    • Video over apps
    • Homescreen
      • App Library
        • Searchable
        • Suggestions
        • Recently Added
        • Categories
    • Widgets
      • Today View with new widgets
      • Variety of sizes
      • Can be moved to the home screen
      • Gallery
      • Picture in Picture
    • Siri
      • Compact design
      • Widget / notification views
      • Dictation on device
      • Translation
    • Messages
      • Conversations
      • Pinning
      • Memoji
      • Mentions
      • Groups, Conversation photos, can be customized
    • Maps
      • New maps to more countries
      • Guides
      • Cycling
      • EV routing
      • Green zones
      • China license plate storage
    • CarPlay
      • New wallpaper
      • Parking
      • EV charging
      • Food ordering
      • Car keys, phone to unlock, etc (BMW)
      • Working with industry standards
      • Make use of U1 chip
      • Next year
    • App Store
      • App Clips
        • Small part of an app
        • Pop up card, with tap
        • No credit card needed uses Apple Pay
        • Sign in with Apple
        • Disappear but are available in app library in recents
        • Easy to discover, web, messages, maps, NFC tags, QR codes
        • New, Apple app clip code, scan or tap
        • Less than 10mb in size
  • iPadOS 14
    • Same widgets in iOS 14
    • Photos
      • New sidebar (also in files)
      • Other UI updates in files, Calendar, Music, etc.
      • A fullscreen player in <usic
    • Siri
      • Same as iOS 14
      • Doesn’t cover the screen in calls etc.
    • Search
      • New compact design
      • Search from the home screen or any app
      • Universal search
      • App launcher, contacts, web
    • Pencil improvements
      • Handwriting improvements
      • Scribble, handwrite into any text field to be converted to text
      • Works in text fields
      • Recognized multiple languages
      • Data detectors, like phone numbers and addresses
      • Select handwriting like text and copy as type text to other apps
  • AirPods
    • Auto-switching to new device
    • Spacial Audio
      • Surround sound tethered to head motion
  • WatchOS
    • Fitness
    • 20k watch apps available
    • Complications
      • Multiple complications same app same screen
      • Build rich complications
      • Face Sharing, share watch faces
    • Maps
      • Cycling
    • Workouts
      • Dance
      • Advanced sensor fusion
      • Function strength training
      • etc…
      • Activity app changes to fitness
    • Sleep Tracking
      • Wind Down, help get to bed on time
      • Phone can display Wind Down on lock screen
      • Can set shortcuts to help prepare for bed
      • New alarm and wake screen
      • Also available on iPhone without a watch
    • Automatic hand washing detection
      • Timer
      • Animation, etc.
  • Privacy
    • Data minimization
    • On-device intelligence
    • Security protections
    • Transparency and control
    • Sign-in with Apple
    • Upgrade your current log-in to Sign-in with apple
    • Location sharing
    • Tracking control
    • App privacy, like a nutrition label
  • Home
    • Ease of use
    • Privacy
    • Better together
    • Amazon, Google, more alliance for smart home compatibility standard
    • Home app
    • Now suggests automations when new devices are added
    • New visual status on accessories
    • Adaptive lighting, auto-adjust color temperature
    • Cameras
      • Zones
      • Facial recognition, HomePod can announce guest
      • Show on the iOS home screen
  • AppleTV
    • Gaming on Apple TV with multiuser support
    • AppleTV workouts picture in picture
    • AirPlay is getting better
    • AppleTV plus, coming to Sony and Vizio smart TVs this summer
    • AppleTV plus original, “Foundation” Issac Asimov, next year
  • MacOS Big Sur
    • New design and updates
    • Design
    • New material interface, icons
    • New app icons
    • Finder
      • New top to bottom design for the sidebar
      • Compact toolbar
    • Mail
      • New glyphs
      • Brought back color (finally)
      • Compact tools and bar
    • Photos
      • Sidebar
      • Photo grid is backed by Metal, so fast and smooth
    • Menu bar translucent
    • New wifi and sound menu panels
    • Control center is now on Mac
    • Notification Center updated
      • Widgets can be added
    • Messages on Mac
      • Search
      • Redesigned photo picker
      • Memoji on Mac
      • Messages effects
      • Pinned conversations
      • New groups enhancements
    • Maps on Mac
      • New design
      • Favorites
      • Create own guides of places to visit
      • Indoor maps, like airports
      • Look-around
      • Shared ETA
      • Other iOS 14 improvements
    • Mac Catalyst
      • New menu and keyboard APIs, etc.
      • Better stuff for developers
      • Maps and messages use Mac Catalyst technology
    • Safari
      • Faster page loading, 50% faster than Chrome
      • Privacy
      • New Privacy report button
      • Monitors saved passwords for data breach
      • Extensions, convert from other browsers
      • More control over privacy-related stuff
      • Custom start page
      • Redesigned tabs
      • Native translation capabilities
  • Tim Cook on the historic transition to Apple Silicon
    • Mac is transitioning to Apple Silicon
    • Change to make much better products
    • History of Apple Silicon
    • Family of System on a Chips specifically for Mac
    • A common architecture for the entire Apple ecosystem
  • Software
    • All Apple apps native on new chips
    • Xcode has all the tech needed, just need to recompile
    • Universal 2, a new binary that supports intel and apple chips
    • Microsoft and Adobe have apps up and running already
    • Rosetta 2
      • Automatically translates existing apps to Apple Silicon
      • Translated on the installation of apps
      • Can translate code on the fly as well
      • Handles pro apps and their plug-ins
    • Can run iOS apps on Mac now, wow
      • Most apps run day one with no changes
    • Quickstart Program
      • Enables developers to make apps universal
      • Developer Transition Kit
      • Mac mini with Apple Silicon
    • Timeline
      • This week for developers
      • Customers, hardware by end of year
      • Take two years to transition
      • Still making some intel Macs, some yet to be released
  • All OS betas available today to developers
  • Public betas start next month

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