Apple’s Big Software Announcements from WWDC



Apple has just released a wealth of software announcements at todays WWDC and surprised many with no hardware announcements. With the number of new features in every OS (Mac, Watch, TV, iOS), all due out this Fall, we really can’t wait.

iOS 10

iOS 10 introduces more expressive ways to message friends and family, a beautifully redesigned Maps with new extensions that let you book a ride or reserve a table right from the app, and the new Home app for managing all your HomeKit-enabled accessories in one place. Photos helps you rediscover those favorite and forgotten occasions from your photo library with Memories. And apps can integrate with Siri to complete requests so you can start workouts, send messages, make payments and more.  Compatible products for iOS 10 consist of iPhone 5 or later, iPad Pro, iPad (4th generation) or later, iPad mini 2 or later, or iPod touch (6th generation).  iOS 10 is due out this Fall.

macOS Sierra

Say goodbye to “Mac OS X.” macOS Sierra is ready to assist you, so you can do more with it. Siri comes to macOS with new capabilities designed just for the desktop. macOS helps you rediscover your best photos, shop online more easily and securely, and work more seamlessly across your devices. It can even upload all your files to iCloud and free up valuable storage space automatically. Compatible Macs for macOS Sierra are MacBook (Late 2009 or later), iMac (Late 2009 or later), MacBook Air (2010 or later), MacBook Pro (2010 or later), Mac mini (2010 or later), Mac Pro (2010 or later).  macOS Sierra is also due out this Fall.

WatchOS 3

watchOS 3 brings significant updates in every area so your Apple Watch feels faster, more intuitive, and more powerful, especially in the quick-yet-meaningful interactions that define the true power of Apple Watch. New health and fitness features make it easier and more fun for you to live a better day. There are new watchOS apps like Home, Reminders, and Find My Friends, and an enhanced Messages app that allows you to express yourself in unique and delightful ways.  watchOS 3 is compatible with Apple Watch Sport, Apple Watch, Apple Watch Hermès, or Apple Watch Edition iPhone 5 or later running iOS 10.  It is also due out this Fall.


The next version of tvOS makes Apple TV even more entertaining with additional Siri features to help you search, single sign- on for easy access to network TV apps, a redesigned Apple Music experience, an updated Photos app with Memories, and many new developer features. And you can use your Apple TV to control your HomeKit-enabled accessories. This new tvOS is also due out this Fall and is compatible with Apple TV (4th generation).


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