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Apple is making it harder to steal the Apple Watch

Activation Lock will be a new feature in the new watchOS<p>It didn't make it into today's WWDC keynote address, but Apple is adding an important security feature to watchOS 2. The new version of the wearable OS will bring Activation Lock — a feature that has been on iPhones since 2013 — to the Apple …

Smartwatches

Everything Apple announced at WWDC in pictures

At WWDC 2015, we heard all about the new stuff coming from Apple, including iOS 9, OS X El Capitan, watchOS 2, and Apple Music. Most of the …

Apple Posts WWDC 2015 Keynote Video – MacStories

For those who didn't follow the live stream or announcements as they unfolded on Twitter and blogs, Apple has now posted the video of its WWDC 2015 keynote held earlier today at Moscone West in San Francisco.<p>The video can be streamed here, and a higher quality version should be made available in a …

Smart TV

Eddy Cue talks music, but Twitter can’t stop talking about his shirt

During the part of the WWDC keynote where cool is most required, the Apple Music rollout, Eddy Cue took the stage in an untucked, salmon-colored shirt and proceeded to dance. Twitter gasped, laughed and even threw up a little as Cue extolled a new service that is supposed to be hip enough make us …

Apple Watch app creators will be able to put in more native features

Apple says that native app features will works without an iPhone, and will connect to known Wi-Fi networks. The apps will be able to use the Apple …

Time Travel comes to watchOS, shows what you have coming up quickly

While scrolling, the forecast will adjust on the watchface, new appointments will show up, and you can even see what the time will be in another …

iOS 9 Compatibility & Supported Devices List

Apple today unveiled iOS 9 with some major new features like Proactive Assistant for Siri, improved multitasking, and more. The final version of the …

Everything new and exciting in iOS 9

Apple spilled all the details on iOS 9 at its WWDC keynote today. The new operating system will be rolling out to iPhones and iPads this fall — here’s what you have to look forward.<p>A “Proactive assistant” will do everything but make your coffee<p>Apple noted that its voice-controlled virtual helper …

Apple announces new features for Notes app coming with iOS 9 including photos and checklists

Apple announced today that a new version of its Notes application will be coming with iOS 9. The update will allow users to add photos and checklists to their notes, along with text formating features for creating headers and and other common formats.<p>Users can also add hand-drawn sketches, and …

Numbers from WWDC: Siri gets 40% faster, more accurate, 2500 Apple Pay banks, iOS/OS X growth, more

Apple CEO Tim Cook kicked off the company’s WWDC keynote presentation today with its usual update on numbers and growth since last checking in. The big numbers so far from today’s event: Siri is now 40% faster and more accurate, the company now supports 2500 banks for Apple Pay, and iOS and OS X …

Apple Announces Multitasking Experiences for iPad with iOS 9

Today at WWDC, Apple confirmed that multitasking would be coming to the iPad with iOS 9. The new feature will allow users to view, and sometimes interact with, two apps simultaneously in multiple ways. First is "Split View," coming to iPad Air 2, which brings the most powerful task managing …

iOS 9 will be a space-friendly update, two-factor authentication coming to iCloud

How big of a difference are we talking? iOS 9 will take up just 1.3GB, as opposed to iOS 8's 4.6GB. Additionally, on the security front, Apple is …

Apple revamps the Notes app in iOS 9 with lists and hand-drawn notes

Apple says that many iPhone users use the Notes app regularly to do things like create lists, capture ideas, and more. As a big proponent of the …

Apple introduces News to keep you up to date with your favorite publications

<b>Apple Announces News App for iPhone & iPad</b><p><i>Delivers News in a Beautiful & Uncluttered Format</i><p>SAN FRANCISCO — June 8, 2015 — Apple® today unveiled an …

Philips says HomeKit coming to Hue in the fall, existing lights will be compatible

Philips has confirmed on Facebook that it will be adding HomeKit support to its iPhone-controlled Hue lighting system – and that existing lights will be compatible.<p>The post gives no specific details, but in response to a customer question about whether existing Hue lights will work with HomeKit, …

Apps

How does Apple's smarter iOS 9 compare to Google Now and Cortana?

Lining up iOS 9's new smarts versus the competition<p>One of the biggest features coming to iOS this year is intelligence. With iOS 9, iPhones and iPads are getting more capabilities and smarter processing, based on what Apple is calling "proactive assistance." Siri and Spotlight on iOS 9 work …

Windows Phone

Here’s everything new in iOS 9 [Gallery]

Apple introduced iOS 9 during its WWDC keynote today, and we’ve got a hands-on look at all of the new stuff you can expect to see when it comes out later this year.<p><b>iCloud Drive App</b> – Your iCloud files are now accessible through a bundled app, though it’s hidden by default.<p><b>New Shift Key</b> – It’s now …

How to publish on the new iOS 9 Apple ‘News’ app

Apple unveiled its brand new iOS 9 “News” app today that will bring a reader experience comparable to magazine-style apps like Flipboard that pull in content from various sources around the web. It’s starting with an initial list of publishers like Vanity Fair, Vogue, GQ, Wired, and others, but …

Apple Music isn’t the only Android app Apple’s cooking up, as migration tool emerges

The just-announced Apple Music sounds like it has a lot going for it, not the least of which being its upcoming multi-platform support. Sure, initial …

iOS 9's new longer PIN means brute-force attacks will take days instead of hours

iOS 9 is coming with some unexpected good news for iPhone security buffs: the standard four-digit PIN will be six digits long in iOS 9. The measure is meant to protect against brute-force attacks, in which attackers attempt to unlock a stolen phone by guessing every possible password. iOS is …

Information Systems

The coolest new iOS 9 features that Apple didn't announce

<b>Update:</b> Read the Apple iOS 9 review.<p>Today at WWDC Apple unveiled iOS 9, the latest version of its mobile operating system. While the standout features included the Flipboard replacement Apple News and public transport directions for Maps, no WWDC keynote would be complete without The Slide of Cool …

Craig Federighi

Apple Unveils watchOS 2 for Apple Watch

Apple took the stage at WWDC 2015 to unveil watchOS 2, the first major software update to become available for the Apple Watch. The new version will …

Smartwatches
Apple Pay

Live journal

There's a lot to see, do, and talk about beyond the doors of Moscone. After Apple's keynote, Rene, Peter, and myself are off into the wide world of …

See the 6 Coolest Things Apple Announced At WWDC

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Apple

See Everything Apple Announced Today in 2 Minutes

Apple made several big announcements Monday at its 2015 Wordwide Developers Conference, including a new streaming service, a major iPhone software …

Apple Watch

iOS 9 Tidbits: Battery Saving Features, Search for Settings, Keyboard Changes, Email Attachments, and More

Apple covered the major new features of iOS 9 during today's keynote event, introducing a more intelligent and proactive Siri, split-screen multitasking for the iPad, major performance enhancements, Transit directions in Maps, a new News app, and more, but there are hundreds of other minor …

Apple just released iOS 9 beta 1 – here’s how to download and install it

Just as Apple promised during its big WWDC 2015 keynote today, the first beta version of iOS 9 has been released. iOS 9 is packed full of new …