Live on AppChat Radio to discuss all things WWDC 2015!

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Super excited to be on AppChat Radio to discuss all things ‪#‎WWDC2015‬ with my buddy John! We talk OS X El Capitan, iOS 9, watchOS 2, Apple Music, and more! Take a listen to AppChat Radio Episode 11!

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WWDC 2015 Notes

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-10.11 will be called “El Capitan”, after the mountain in Yosemite

-Focus on experience and performance

-New gestures in Mail for marking unread and deleting emails

-Pinned sites in Safari, tabs that always remain open in your browser. Indicator that shows which tab audio is playing in.

-Spotlight enhancements – natural language search in Spotlight search.

-Window management – drag and drop for split view. 

-Beta out today for developers, public beta in July, free upgrade to everyone this Fall.


-83% of iPhone users on iOS 8

-Battery life, performance, security, intelligence without compromising privacy

-iOS Intelligence – new interface

-Detailed reminders – remind to get the coffee off the top of my car

-When looking at web page in Safari, adds reminder using Siri

-Proactive – example of running every morning, the iPhone home screen offers the “now playing” screen after you plugin headphones, or open audio book when getting in car.

-Time to leave reminder uses traffic and location to determine time to leave reminder

-Phone call from unknown caller, it will look in email to try to determine callers name

-Enhanced predictive Search – offers contacts, app, location searches based on context

-“Back to previous app” API from Messages and other apps

-Focus on privacy – all intelligence is done on device, not in cloud

-Will work on all devices that support iOS 8

-Public beta in July, release in Fall

Apple Pay

-Discover card will be supported

-Apple Pay coming to UK

-Tons of new stores and venues supported

-Loyalty and rewards cards being added

-Passbook renamed to Wallet since it supports new types of cards

Notes app





-Add web site links in Notes


-Public transit in Maps

-Surveyed entrances to subway stations

-Search buttons in Maps for Food, Gas, etc
News app

-Custom layout, rich typography

-Personalized news content

iPad updates

-All new iPad multitasking

-Split view

-App thinning


-Carbon monoxide sensors



-Access home remotely and securely using iCloud


-Wireless CarPlay

-Car manufacturers can integrate their apps to control in-vehicle systems

-Swift 2 is open source


-Native apps coming to Apple Watch

-Great new capabilities and native apps

-Kevin Lynch

-watchOS 2

-Timepiece: Photos watch face or photo album face, timelapse photo locations

-Complications: App developers can make complications (car charge level, sports scores, etc)

-Time Travel: rotate digital crown to move through time and see future information (events, weather, etc) *flus capacitor sold separately

-Nightstand mode: when Watch is on side and charging, there is a new clock UI and alarm

-Communication: separate friend groups and add friends from your Watch

-Email: able to reply to email

-FaceTime audio now supported

-Health & Fitness: Fitness apps can run natively on Watch and show heart rate

-Use Siri to start workouts

-Apple Pay: store cards and loyalty cards supported on Watch

-Transit now supported

-Control HomeKit enabled devices

-Siri can show Instagram Glance even if not selected

-UI and logic can now run on Watch

-Apps can directly communicate with know. wifi networks

-Microphone access, audio through speaker, video, HealthKit access, HomeKit, accelerometer, Taptic engine, Digital Crown

-watchOS 2 developer beta today, available to everyone in Fall

One more thing…(Apple Music)

-Apple Music

-Jimmy Iovine on stage

-Streaming music services

-Beats1 first worldwide 24/7 radio station

-Curated playlists

-Connect: social media network where artists can post photos and posts

-Custom playlists based on your interests

-iTunes for Android


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