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5 Things Apple Tried to Kill at WWDC Yesterday

Apple usually announces more than a few welcome and forward-thinking improvements to its software and hardware at WWDC, and this year’s developers conference is no different. Still, that can sometimes spell trouble for other companies when Apple decides to try its hand—a mostly metaphorical fistful of dollars—at solving a problem already solved by another app or service. Read More >>

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Apple Declares War on ‘Browser Fingerprinting,’ the Sneaky Tactic That Tracks You in Incognito Mode

Apple is rolling out some new and much-welcomed privacy protections for Safari that it says will prevent third parties from tracking you, particularly when you’re already doing everything you can to fly under the radar. Read More >>

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Everything Apple Announced at WWDC

If you hoped that Tim Cook would surprise the world and introduce some new Apple hardware at this year’s WWDC keynote, you must feel sorely disappointed. But if you get all hot and bothered by attractive and useful macOS upgrades, you are in luck. The annual developer conference introduced a long list of little things that will make using Apple products a lot better. Read More >>

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Apple’s Dusty Mac App Store Finally Gets Some Love

Apple, at its Worldwide Developer Conference, announced that the Mac App Store is getting a much-needed redesign in the macOS Mojave update that’s scheduled to arrive in the autumn. Read More >>

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All the New AR Features Coming to iPhones This Autumn

Apple’s World Wide Developer conference kicked off earlier this evening, and among the refinements that we’re seeing for iOS is increased support for augmented reality. A brand new ARKit is dropping and along with it some impressive apps and features could make mixed reality more than just a novelty. Read More >>

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The Original Apple Watch Won’t be Getting WatchOS 5

The original Apple Watch launched about three years ago, followed by the Apple Watch Series 1 and Series 2 a year later, and Series 3 in 2017. The WWDC keynote speech just rounded off, and in it Apple unveiled a bunch of new features coming to the Apple Watch with WatchOS 5. Only you won't be getting any of them if you're still rocking the original Apple Watch. Read More >>

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All the New Things Coming to Apple Watch in WatchOS 5

Despite being one of the first truly successful smartwatches, support for the Apple Watch, at least from third-party developers, has been dwindling. But with watchOS 5.0, previewed today at Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference, the company is hoping to breathe new life into the platform, while shifting the focus of its feature set back to its core functionality. Read More >>

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 Group FaceTime Is Finally a Thing

In a move that will surely please parents and grandparents around the world, Apple has finally announced group FaceTime functionality for iOS. In iOS 12, you’ll finally be able to FaceTime with up to 31 of your closest friends. Read More >>

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The Apple Watch’s ‘Walkie Talkie’ Feature Was Originally Announced Back in 2014

There was one key thought running through my head as Apple announced all the new features coming to the Apple Watch with WatchOS 5. "Wait, that wasn't already available?" For the most part it was because I've been rocking a Fitbit Blaze for the past couple of years, which already has a lot of the enhanced fitness features coming to Apple Watch. But then Apple brought out Walkie Talkie, and I was hit with a serious case of déjà vu. Read More >>

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All the New Features Coming in macOS 10.14 Mojave

After a year that saw multiple macOS security issues, WWDC has finally arrived, and with it, Apple has a chance to address these concerns while also adding some helpful new features to the next version of its desktop operating system. So here’s everything coming in the next version of macOS version 10.144 Mojave. Read More >>

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Shortcuts Is Apple’s Solution to Making Siri More Useful

According to Apple, Siri is the most-used digital assistant on the planet. But for anyone who has ever used Alexa or the Google Assistant, that doesn’t mean Siri is always the smartest. To give Siri more ways to help you out, Apple has created a new app called Shortcuts that will debut with iOS 12. Read More >>

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Apple Is Trying to Make iOS 12 Less Addictive

It’s pretty easy to feel like you’re addicted to your iPhone. Apple knows this (as do its investors), and today it announced three digital-health centric features coming to iPhones and iPads as part of the company’s next big mobile OS update, iOS 12. Read More >>

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Memojis Killed Me

Besides introducing new animojis and photo effects Apple’s also brought personal avatars to Messages. The new avatars are called Memojis, and I am still dead from that name. Read More >>

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Here Are the Coolest Features in iOS 12

At WWDC Apple debuted the next version of its iOS operating system, iOS 12. After dealing with issue after issue in iOS 11 for the past year, the company’s shied away from a visual overhaul, opting to fix what ails the OS and add some features that, while not revolutionary, are welcome additions to iOS 12 (and hopefully mean fewer bugs in the long run). Read More >>

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Lego’s Upgrading its AR Offerings Thanks to Apple’s ARKit 2

Towards the end of last year Lego released a new app that let kids play with virtual Lego sets in augmented reality, and animate existing sets they already have in their collection. Apple took to the stage at WWDC to reveal an upgraded version of ARKit (ARKit 2), and Lego was brought along to showcase some of the ways the new software can improve the virtual Lego experience. Read More >>