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Apple WWDC 2018 Day 1 Roundup: iOS 12 With Memoji, Group FaceTime, WatchOS 5, macOS Mojave And More

News18.com | June 5, 2018, 1:16 AM IST
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Apple rounded off the opening day of the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2018 with a heartwarming Thank you note and a video dedicated to all the developers working for the platforms owned by the company. But before that, Apple introduced some major upgrades to almost all its platforms, starting with the much-anticipated iOS 12. The new iOS 12 comes with improved AR experiences, like Memoji, 'Measure' app, multi-user AR experiences, Siri Suggestions and a lot more. The iOS 12 even brings along Grou FaceTime to enable group video calling for as many as 32 Apple device users simultaneously.

Following this, Apple introduced several upgrades to its WatchOS, including a new app 'Walkie Talkie'. The WatchOS now also gets new Interactive Notifications, Web Content as well as third-party app integration. In addition to the app, Apple brought Dolby ATMOS surround sound to its Apple 4K TV and ensured an ongoing partnership with major content providers across the globe for more content to its users.
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Jun 5, 2018 12:47 am (IST)

On behalf of everyone in Apple, Thank You! : Tim Cook rounds off the opening day of the WorldWide Developers Conference 2018.

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Apple macOS now provides better fingerprint security by preventing third parties from uniquely identifying the users IDs.

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Jun 5, 2018 12:25 am (IST)

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Jun 5, 2018 12:24 am (IST)

Apple steps up protection for its Mac users with the macOS Mojave.

Jun 5, 2018 12:22 am (IST)

New apps on the Apple macOS Mojave include Apple News, Stocks, Voice Memos as well as Home.

Jun 5, 2018 12:21 am (IST)

Apple macOS Mojave promises new continuity methods with better interconnectivity between Apple devices.

Jun 5, 2018 12:19 am (IST)

'Screenshots' on Mojave now show a thumbnail at the bottom right after a screenshot is taken and lets users edit the screenshot within the small window. It now also enables 'video recordings' of a specific area.

Jun 5, 2018 12:16 am (IST)

Apple has also brought changes to the 'Finder' on the macOS, like a Side Bar and Quick (Customisable) Actions.

Jun 5, 2018 12:12 am (IST)

macOS Mojave also carries features like Dark Mode, Dynamic Desktop, Desktop Stacks (that arranges Desktop components into stacks).

Jun 5, 2018 12:11 am (IST)

Apple introduces macOS Mojave, the theme for its latest macOS. macOS Mojave also comes with a 'Dark Mode' to replicate the night beauty of the Mojave desert. 

Jun 5, 2018 12:06 am (IST)

Apple has tied up with Astronauts aboard the International Space Station to provide footage of various parts of the Earth to the Apple TV 4K users.

Jun 5, 2018 12:02 am (IST)

Apple TV users will also get 'Zero Sign-On' for their partner content channel subscriptions. 

Jun 5, 2018 12:01 am (IST)

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Jun 4, 2018 11:57 pm (IST)

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WatchOS 5 will also bring Interactive Notifications, Web Content and the 'Podcast' app to Apple Watch.

Jun 4, 2018 11:46 pm (IST)

Siri users on the Apple Watch now no longer need to say 'Hey Siri' to call the Apple voice assistant.

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Siri Watch Face gets sports, maps, heart rate, Siri shortcuts as well as third-party apps integration.

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Apple Watch gets a new app called 'Walkie Talkie' for simultaneous short voice messages.

Jun 4, 2018 11:42 pm (IST)

With WatchOS 5, Apple Watch will be able to automatically detect the start and end of a workout.

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Apple WWDC 2018 Day 1 Roundup: iOS 12 With Memoji, Group FaceTime, WatchOS 5, macOS Mojave And More

Towards the end, Apple unveiled its brand-new macOS as the macOS Mojave, which promises features like Dynamic Desktop, Dark Mode, new and improved Finder and a much enhanced 'Screenshots' which now lets users record videos on the screen. The new macOS also carries Security Updates and introduces iOS apps like Apple News, Stocks, Voice Memos as well as Home.
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