Category:  Special Event

By Trevor Sheridan, June 4, 2018 Comments Off on WWDC 18: iOS 12 Introduces Group FaceTime And Memoji Special Event, WWDC

Apple is enhancing communication with iOS 12 starting with improving Animoji. First off, there are four new Animoji characters with ghost, koala, tiger and t-rex, and all Animojis support tongue tracking. That’s not all, there’s also Memoji, which lets you customize your own personal Animoji avatar with a ton of customizable choices. Apple is also… Read More »

By Trevor Sheridan, June 4, 2018 Comments Off on WWDC 18: iOS 12 Tries To Combat Phone Addiction Special Event, WWDC

Apple spent part of the iOS 12 presentation on phone addiction. First off, they have advanced “Do Not Disturb” mode with a special bed time mode to turn off visual notifications for your sleeping hours. There are also new specific choices to “Do Not Disturb” until you leave a specific location, until your next event… Read More »

By Trevor Sheridan, June 4, 2018 Comments Off on WWDC 18: Siri Gains New Shortcuts With iOS 12 Special Event, WWDC

iOS 12 is giving new attention to Siri with enhancements to SiriKit. The big new feature is Shortcuts, which will be a stand alone app in iOS 12. The new native app is built off Workflow, that Apple acquired last year. With Shortcuts, you can teach Siri specific tasks to any third party app. To… Read More »

By Trevor Sheridan, June 4, 2018 Comments Off on WWDC 18: iOS 12 Enhances Augmented Reality With AR Kit 2 Special Event, WWDC

Apple invested big in Augmented Reality with iOS 11, and they’re taking it a step further with iOS 12. First off, Apple introduced a new AR file format USDZ, universal scene designation. The format allows embedding of AR items in articles, send in messages, and is optimized to be open and compact. Adobe, Autodesk, ptc,… Read More »

By Trevor Sheridan, June 4, 2018 Comments Off on WWDC 18: iOS 12 Introduced To Double Down On Performance Special Event, WWDC

Apple kicked things off at WWDC 18 with iOS 12. There are 14 main new features that Apple wanted to highlight. The biggest one that started things off was performance. Apple’s senior vice president of Software Engineering Craig Federighi said, “We are doubling down on performance”. Over the past year, Apple was been working on… Read More »

By Trevor Sheridan, September 12, 2017 Comments Off on iPhone X Event: The iPhone X Is Official With OLED Edge To Edge Super Retina Display iPhone, Special Event

Tim Cook emphasized that the event is being held at the Steve Jobs theater. To honor that, Tim Cook has used the line, “One More Thing”. That one more thing this year is the iPhone X. The iPhone X features an edge to edge OLED screen that is a Super Retina Display. The display is… Read More »

By Trevor Sheridan, September 12, 2017 Comments Off on iPhone X Event: Apple Introduces The iPhone 8 / Plus iPhone, Special Event

Apple began the iPhone portion of the program with the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. The new devices feature glass on both sides, and the glass is reinforced by steel and copper to be the “most durable ever” glass on a smartphone. The device continues to feature microscopic resistance to water and dust. The… Read More »

By Trevor Sheridan, September 12, 2017 Comments Off on iPhone X Event: Apple Unveils The Apple TV 4K With HDR iPhone, Special Event

The Apple TV is the next new product to take the stage. Apple has introduced the Apple TV 4K. It’s not just 4K, but also includes support for HDR, High Dynamic Range, and Dolby Vision. To accomplish this, the Apple TV 4K includes the A10X Fusion chip from the iPad Pro to deliver 2X processing… Read More »

By Trevor Sheridan, September 12, 2017 Comments Off on iPhone X Event: Apple Watch Series 3 Is Official With Cellular Connectivity iPhone, Special Event

The Apple Watch was the first new product to gain attention at the iPhone X event today. First off, the Apple Watch is now the top selling watch brand in the world. Not just smart watches, but watches in general as it surpassed Rolex. heart rate on the watch face along with a new heart… Read More »

By Trevor Sheridan, June 5, 2017 Comments Off on WWDC 2017: Apple Introduces HomePod Speaker Special Event, WWDC

After many rumors, Apple has introduced their own home speaker, called HomePod. The HomePod is a 7″ speaker with an all in one package that comes in white or space gray mesh covering. On the inside, there’s a seven speaker tweeter array on the bottom with a 4″ upward-facing woofer. The HomePod is powered by… Read More »