Here’s what Apple announced at its WWDC 2017 (Annual Worldwide Developers Conference 2017). Company’s key executives Craig Federighi, Phil Schiller, and, of course, Tim Cook, took the stage to announce updates.
WWDC 2017: Everything Apple announced at its big event…Here we go..
All-new 10.5-inch iPad Pro model, which company claims the world’s most advanced display is finally out for display. A tablet for professional users.It has powerful A10X Fusion chip which increases its speed of performance.
There’s a 12-megapixel camera, just like the iPhone 7, with a 7MP selfie camera. These incredible new cameras will produce some memorable pictures you would like with one of the best quality results.
It has a feature called ProMotion, which makes content up to 120 times per second — making it feel smoother and more responsive and user-friendly.
It has 10 hours of battery life.
The 10.5-inch iPad Pro will be available to purchase starting with a 64GB configuration at $649 from next week.
MacBook Pro and MacBook
The wait is over. Here’s Apple’s MacBook which is getting the new world famous Kaby Lake processor (up to 1.3GHz Core i7, with Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz).
It is believed that is is up to 50 percent faster SSD, and support for up to twice the RAM.
All Apple brand lovers will also amaze that company has also launched the all-new iMac Pro with 27-inch Retina 4K display. It has up to 18-core Xeon processor, up to 128GB RAM, up to 22-teraflops of graphics computation, and up to 4TB SSD.
The new version of iOS software iOS 11 includes new features like improved Siri, iMessage feature, and capabilities that are a giant step for iPhone and a monumental leap for iPad.
Siri now has the ability to help translate sentences into different languages.
iMessages will now synchronize better between devices because of its availability on iCloud. It will free up storage space by offloading things on your devices.
Apple Pay will now support peer-to-peer payments via iMessage, using a new feature “Apple Pay Cash” card. Now pay and receive payments from contacts through iMessage. Apple has given demo at WWDC 2017.
Apple’s iMac is getting a nicer display, Faster Kaby Lake processors and up to 4TB of SSD, up to 128GB of ECC storage, with even more powerful graphics. The MacBook and MacBook Pro are ALSO getting features which will totally revamp them to the new level.
iMac — a 27-inch, darker gray iMac Pro, with up to 18 processor cores also showing its powerful existence at the WWDC 2017.
The 21.5-inch model iMac starts at $1,099, and $1,299 for the 4K model. The iMac Pro starts at $4,999, and ships in December 2017.
Apple Watch is coming which introduces new faces and more intuitive and intelligent. With the all new smarter activity and workout features which include monthly challenges to encourage the wearer to get more active makes it the perfect gadget for health and fitness lovers. I will say that it’s not only for health and fitness lovers but an expanded music experience and new ways to enhance everyday moments makes it a nice gadget.
A new Siri-powered watch includes features like reminders, traffic information, upcoming meetings, news, smart home controls, etc. For better user experience you can now use a new dock layout to scroll through recently opened apps produced by Apple.
A breakthrough home speaker delivers amazing sound by sensing the shape of your room and customize the audio for its surroundings. This incredible intelligence makes its more powerful product in its segment.
A new home speaker which will start selling in December in the white and space gray for $349 in the US, UK, and Australia. It will be available for international markets next year.
We can call it Apple’s new Siri speaker. A “Musicologist” feature will respond to “Hey, Siri,”. It will play your desired Apple Music account, and it will also answer questions about the music it’s playing.
Not only Music but it will also handle other Siri features, such as weather, news, controlling smart home devices via HomeKit, messages, podcasts, stocks, etc.
Apple App Store – iTunes
Apple has totally changed the design of its App Store. It has totally redesigned it. You’ll find separate tabs for Apps, Games and even for featured apps. With this update, I can surely say you’ll love it to browse your favorite game/app very easily.