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By Trevor Sheridan, June 4, 2018 Comments Off on WWDC 18: watchOS 5 Introduces Walkie Talkie, Interactive Notifications, And More Special Event, WWDC

The Apple Watch launched three years ago, and yet we’re already up to watchOS 5. At WWDC this year, Apple had a few watchOS enhancements that can improved the usability of the device. First off, watchOS 5 can now automatically detect a workout, so you don’t have to manually activate it, and instead receive “start… Read More »

By Trevor Sheridan, June 4, 2018 Comments Off on WWDC 18: tvOS Gains Dolby Atmos, Zero Sign On, And More Special Event, WWDC

The Apple TV 4K took some stage time at WWDC as well. The big new feature is support for Dolby Atmos to offer immersive 3D audio to your viewing experience. iTunes movies will be updated this fall, and like the 4K video update, your movies will be upgraded to Atmos for free. Apple has also… Read More »

By Trevor Sheridan, June 4, 2018 Comments Off on WWDC 18: macOS Mojave Introduces Dark Mode And Enhances Finder, Quick Look, App Store, And More Special Event, WWDC

The WWDC 18 keynote marches on to macOS. The new version continues the California landmark naming schemed, and is called macOS Mojave. The name partly arises thanks to a big new feature, Dark Mode. The Mojave desert looks beautiful at night, and so does macOS as the Dark Mode applies to the windows, sidebar, dock,… Read More »

By Trevor Sheridan, June 4, 2018 Comments Off on WWDC 18: iOS 12 Updates Native Apps Including Photos, News, Stocks, And More Special Event, WWDC

Apple has turned their attention to native apps in iOS 12. First off, Apple News, Stocks, and Voice Memos are coming to the iPad. Apple News has a new Browse tab allowing you to browse curated content from a human team. The iPad version of Apple News has a new sidebar to quickly jump between… Read More »

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, May 1, 2018 Comments Off on Apple’s Q2 2018 Results: $61.1 Billion Revenue & $13.8 Billion Profit Apple News

Today, Apple announced their financial results for their second fiscal quarter, and first calendar quarter of 2018. Apple posted a revenue of $61.1 billion, and net profit of $13.8 billion for the quarter, with $2.73 per diluted share. Compare that to Q2 2017, in which Apple posted revenue of $52.9 billion, and profit of $11… Read More »