Articles about WWDC 2017

Apple Details ‘Business Chat’ For iMessage
Last week it was reported that Apple had an upcoming feature for its Messages app called “Business Chat”. From the brief description on its website, it looked like this feature was being aimed at businesses who are looking for new and more hi-tech and possibly more efficient ways of communicating with customers.

iOS 11 Brings Drag And Drop Support To iPhone
Apple has made a lot of changes to iOS 11 so that the iPad can function as more of a desktop computer. Productivity-focused changes for the iPad include a new file system, a dock for apps, and drag and drop. However, not all of these features will be exclusive to the iPad only after iOS 11 is released. iOS 11 is also going to bring drag and drop support to […]

Apple's New $130 Magic Keyboard Has A Dedicated Numeric Keypad
Apple made a number of hardware announcements at the Worldwide Developers Conference 2017 yesterday. If you’re in the market for a new wireless keyboard, perhaps you’d want to pick up Apple’s latest offering. Apple has released a full-size wireless Magic Keyboard after its WWDC 2017 press conference, the keyboard comes with a full numeric keyboard.

External GPU Support For Mac Confirmed, Apple Selling Its Own VR Dev Kit
Apple detailed the next iteration of its desktop operating system, macOS High Sierra, at the Worldwide Developers Conference 2017 yesterday. The new update brings Apple’s updated Metal 2 graphics technology. The company has now confirmed that as part of this graphics technology, Macs that are compatible with High Sierra will receive external GPU support. They will be able to drive those GPUs via the Thunderbolt 3 port.


iMac Gets Major Update, New iMac Pro Is Apple's Most Powerful Mac
Apple has updated its Mac lineup today with faster processors and graphics, Thunderbolt 3, brighter Retina displays, faster storage options, and more. Apple has also updated the MacBook and MacBook Pro lineups today with faster processors. The company has launched a new product called the iMac Pro which it claims is the most powerful Mac it has ever made.

macOS High Sierra Gets VR And HEVC Support, Apps Refined
Apple previewed macOS High Sierra today, the latest iteration of its desktop operating system. It’s all about refinement with this update. High Sierra brings new core storage, video, and graphics technologies as well which will pave the way for future innovation on the Mac. It also brings an all-new file system and support for support for High-Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC). Native apps like Photos, Safari, and Mail have all been […]

New 10.5 Inch iPad Pro Specs And Price Confirmed
At WWDC 2017 today, Apple has unveiled an all-new 10.5 inch iPad Pro. It has also updated the 12.5 inch iPad Pro. The all-new 10.5 inch model slims down bezels by nearly 40 percent in a package that still weighs less than one pound.

Apple HomePod Siri Speaker Promises Amazing Sound Quality
We had been hearing rumors that Apple was going to announce a Siri speaker at WWDC 2017 and that’s precisely what it has done today. Apple introduced its new product called HomePod at WWDC 2017. The company says that this product is going to do for music in homes what the iPod did for music on the go. That’s a pretty tall claim.

iOS 11 Features Confirmed, Release This Fall
Apple today announced the much-awaited next iteration to the mobile operating system that powers hundreds of millions of devices across the globe. Apple has confirmed iOS 11 features at the Worldwide Developers Conference 2017 in San Jose, California today. It brings several new features alongside improvements for core technologies that are crucial to the iOS experience.

iOS 11 Files App Spotted Hours Before WWDC 2017
iOS power users have long wished for a proper file management app that allows them with direct access to the iOS system and app files. However, Apple has not provided them with one ever since the iPhone was launched back in 2007. It might finally be able to change this a decade later. Hours before WWDC 2017 where the company is due to make its software announcements, evidence has surfaced […]

Siri's Expansion Will Reportedly Be Limited To A Few Tasks
According to a new report, Apple is going to detail the expansion of Siri at WWDC 2017 next week. Siri is reportedly going to work with a larger variety of apps as Apple seeks to contain the success that Amazon has seen with its Alexa assistant. However, Siri’s expansion is expected to remain limited to a few tasks.

Apple Siri Speaker Release Not Expected Next Week
We’ve been hearing consistently hearing rumors over the past couple of weeks that Apple is working on a Siri-powered smart speaker which will be able to compete with the likes of Amazon Echo. The company is yet to say anything about such a device but rumor has it that it could be released next week. However, if a new report is to be believed, Apple’s Siri speaker may not be […]

Apple Confirms WWDC 2017 Can Be Live Streamed
For a while whenever Apple would host WWDC, they would make it a pretty exclusive event in which only Apple device owners could tune into it if they weren’t in attendance. These days Apple has started to open itself up a bit more, and if you are curious to see what Apple will announce this year, you’re in luck.

Report Claims 10.5-inch iPad Pro Production Is Ramping Up For June
Apple’s iPad Pros were rumored to undergo a refresh earlier this year, but clearly that did not happen. However recent rumors have suggested that the refresh could take place in June where it could debut alongside the rumored Siri speaker (Apple’s answer to Amazon’s Echo and the Google Home).