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Boot Camp Is Dead on New Macs and 8 Other Things Apple Didn’t Say at WWDC

You’d be forgiven for missing every change to iOS, macOS, and more that Apple execs speed-talked through during Monday’s Worldwide Developers Conference keynote. But even after catching up on all the announcements, there are more useful features coming to iPhones, Macs, Apple Watches, and more – and some big shifts that Apple didn’t even mention. Read More >>

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The iPad Will Soon Allow Gamers to Play Using a Mouse and Keyboard

As Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference gets under way, we’re starting to see more and more features of its updated operating systems not revealed during yesterday’s opening keynote. That includes the ability to play games on the iPad using a mouse and keyboard instead of the touchscreen or a gamepad. Read More >>

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Someone, Please, Explain: WTF Are App Clips Exactly?

The lack of applause breaks during this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference keynote meant updates to Apple’s new operating systems whizzed past us at a carpal tunnel-inducing speed. It also meant that Apple zipped through the huge changes coming to iOS 14. Specifically, we were left wondering: Wait, what the fuck are App Clips? Read More >>

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Everything Apple Tried to Kill at WWDC 2020

Apple has no problem taking its sweet time developing its take on popular software and hardware features. And, WWDC is usually when Apple takes the stage to let its competitors know it’s got its sights set on murder. Read More >>

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Apple Rolls Out a Bunch of New Home Updates

Apple’s super-stuffed developer’s presentation today brought new announcements for wearables, overhauled iOS interview, and a new macOS with the debut of Big Sur. But Apple dropped a bunch of updates coming to the Apple tech we use in our homes – a place where we’re now spending more time than ever. Read More >>

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Apple and Basecamp Reach an Uneasy Truce – For Now

On the day Apple’s annual developer conference officially kicks off, it looks like the tech giant has chosen to settle a recent high-profile scuffle with its developer community – at least for the time being. Read More >>

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It’s Official: The Mac Is Transitioning to Apple-Made Silicon

Apple officially announced that it will move away from using Intel processors in its computers to its own custom designed chips, and it says those processors will be faster than Intel’s and consume less power. The company is also designing a family of SoCs for their Mac product line, so there will be a common architecture across all product lines, from iOS to Mac. Read More >>

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The Next Version of macOS is Called Big Sur and It’s Getting a Very iOS Facelift

It’s a very different year for Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference, and not only because it’s all taking place online. We’re finally starting to see the company’s mobile operating systems overshadowing its desktop software, and in addition to bringing more mobile apps to its computers, we’re starting to see the aesthetic influences of iOS and iPad reaching macOS with the new 10.16 upgrade: Big Sur. Read More >>

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AirPods Pro Are Getting a Very Powerful Software Upgrade

Apple just announced that it’s bringing spacial audio to its AirPods to simulate a surround sound audio system, and will support 5.1, 7.1, and Dolby Atmos. Apple will use AI plus a built in accelerometer and gyroscope to better sync the audio according to the position of your head or your screen. It will only be available to AirPods Pro headphones, though. Read More >>

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Here Are All the New Features Coming to Your Apple Watch

If you want a hint at the big changes coming to the Apple Watch this autumn, Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference keynote is the event to watch. Kevin Lynch took the main stage today to detail all the updates coming in watchOS 7, which gives us a pretty good idea of what’s in store for the Apple Watch Series 6 when it launches later this year. Read More >>

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iPadOS 14 Could Solve a Bunch of Little Problems We Have with iPads

It seemed like Apple completely reinvented the way we used iPads with the recent iPadOS 13 upgrade that added support for trackpads and mice. Read More >>

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Here’s What’s New in iOS 14

After 13 versions installed across more than a billion devices, Apple’s iOS has become a very well-rounded and mature platform. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for improvement, and at WWDC 2020, Apple is giving us a peek at all the new features and tweaks it has in mind for iOS 14. Read More >>

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How to Watch Apple’s WWDC 2020

It might seem a little strange not having a physical Apple Worldwide Developers Conference this year, but considering the state of the world there’s nothing wrong with participating from the safety of your own home. You don’t have to change out of your pajamas, sweatpants, bathrobe, or whatever sleep-time attire you put on the night before to attend, either. All you have to do is turn on your TV or computer, kick back with a cup of coffee or tea, and hope Apple confirms a release date for that super cool gadget. Read More >>

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What Apple’s Rumoured Big Change Could Mean for the Future of the Mac

Apple’s Mac computers have gone through just two major CPU architecture transitions in their entire history: moving from Motorola 68k to PowerPC processors in 1994, and then switching from PowerPC to Intel x86 chips in 2005. Based on recent reports (and nearly half a decade of rumours), it appears Apple is on the precipice of a third major transition, with strong expectations that Apple will announce the first ARM-based Mac next week at WWDC 2020. Read More >>

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Apple’s App Store Is Due a Reckoning

The long-standing controversy over the so-called “Apple tax” the company imposes on apps in its App store has resurfaced in a new standoff with recently launched email management app Hey, a dispute that brings into sharp focus the unchecked dictatorial power Apple wields over apps and their creators – and one that’s long overdue for a sweeping overhaul. Apple’s only hurting its own users with its app tax and subscription terms, and with WWDC next week it’s time for it to fix itself. Read More >>