Apple's WWDC 2021 all you need to know

Apple’s  WWDC  2021


The most awaited Apple’s event WWDC  2021 is finally here and Apple  announces  a lot of new features regarding to their operating system and some new exclusive services as follows :

a). iOS 15 

   b).  iPadOS 15

   c). WatchOS 8

   d). MacOS Monterey

   e).  Airpods Update

 

iOS 15



New Connections and Powerful  Experiences

In today’s world  nothing in more important than staying in touch. With the new features of iOS 15 you can stay together, listen together and share your screen right inside FaceTime.

SharePlay   :

Keep FaceTiime conversations going as you watch on TV shows and movies, listen to music, or share your screen with sharePlay. This is an amazing  way and pleasure experiences with family and friends m no matter the distance,

Watch Together and Listen Together :

By using Watch Together feature we can stream movies and TV shows while on a FaceTime call  with friends. With synced playback and controls, you’ll  see everyone laugh, jump, and react to the same moments at the same time.

By  using Listen Together feature we can get together and listen to an album with friends. The whole group can see what’s next and add songs to a shared queue with synced playback and easy-to-use controls.

Share your screen :

Share your screen with everyone in your FaceTimne call. Browse apartment listings, swipe through a photo album, or plan your next vacation as a group, all while seeing and talking to one another.

Spatial audio :

This is entirely new feature with it Individual voices sound like they’re coming from the direction in which each person is positioned on your screen, helping conversations flow more naturally.

Mic Modes :

What a wonderful feature this is in which the Voice isolation minimizes background noise and puts your voice front and center. When the music or sounds around you are as important as what you have to say.

Messages and Memoji :

The Messages and Memoji brings a lot of new features w which will definitely going to enhance user experience on iOS, as follows :

Photo Collections :

Multiple photos in messages now appear as a collage or an elegant stack of images that you can swipe through. Tap to view them all as a grid or add a quick Tapback. And save them to your library with just a few taps.

New Memoji :

Now you can choose outfits for your Memoji and express yourself with new stickers,. Represent  your like and style with multicolour headwear and many more.

Focus :

i]. Choose a focus : This feature helps you stay in the moment when you need to concentrate or step away. Choose a focus that allows only to notifications you want – you can get work done while you’re in the zone or enjoy a distraction-free dinner.

ii]. Signal your status : Stepping away is easier if others know you’re busy. So  when you’re using Focus, your status will be automatically displayed in Messages. And for truly urgent messages, there’s still a way for people to notify you.

Notifications :

i]. Redesigned notifications : Notifications have a new look, including contact photos and larger app icons to make then easier to identify.

 ii].Notification summary : Quickly catch up with a helpful collection of your notifications delivered daily, based on schedule you set. The summary is intelligently ordered  by priority, with the most relevant notifications at the top.

Maps :

All-new city experience in which you can explore cities with unbelievable detail for roads, neighbourhoods, trees, buildings and more. Visit amazing 3D landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge in both the day and dark modes maps.

It includes more features as follows :

1.      New driving features

2.      Immersive walking instructions

3.      New transit features

Safari :

New tab bar design

Reimagined for the way we browse today, the new tab  bar maximizes your screen space and stays out of the way as you scroll and explore. Safari includes more features as follows : 

  • Tab groups
  •     Voice search
  •     Extentions

Wallet :

i].Id cards : Add your driver’s license or state ID to Wallet for use when you travel and in the future, at retailers and venues.

ii]. Keys for your everyday : Now your iPhone can unlock your home, your garage, your hotel room, and even your workplace.

 

More Intelligent designed to be helpful.

There is so much rich information in your photos, from memorable places you’ve visited to handwritten family recipes. iOS 15 uses secure on-device intelligence to help you discover more in your photos, quickly find what you’re looking for, and relive special moments.

It carries following features : 

Live Text

  • Live Text in Camera
  • Live Text Translation
  • Visual look up
  •  Learn more with a tap
  •  Spotlight
  • Photos

 

Health app updates :



Updates to the Health app give you new ways to share data with your loved ones and healthcare team, a metricto assess your risk of falling, and trend analysis to help you understand changes in your health.

 It brings out the following features :



  •   Blood Glucose highlights
  • Lab results pinning
  • Lab results educational content
  • Store vaccine record in Health app
  • Share data with doctor
  • Walking Steadiness
  • Sleep widgets
  • Lab Results highlights

 

Privacy :

Great features should not to come at the expense of your privacy. iOS 15 provides increased visibility into how apps access your data, protects you from unwanted data collection, and gives you more control over what you choose to share.

App Privacy Report : See how apps are using the permissions you’ve granted them, which third-party domains they contact and how recently they made contact.

And so much more…

 

List of compatible devices with iOS 15 

 

iPadOS 15



Work Wonders with Ease :

iPad enables you to do so much, and so easily. iPadOS 15 takes this versality further, making it easier to get things done, find and organize information, and make iPad even more capable.

Multitasking :

The large iPad screen is great for working with multiple apps, taking your productivity to a whole new level. And now with iPadOS 15, multitasking is easier to discover, easier to use, and even more powerful.

Split View :



Your apps appear side by side. Swipe down from the top of the app you want to replace, then choose a new one from the Home Screen.

And many more such as :

  • Center window
  •  The new shelf
  • App switcher
  • Keyboard shortcuts

 

 

Widgets and App Library :



There are so many things you can do with iPad and all the amazing apps designed for it. Now the App Library automatically organizes those apps for you. And new widgets let you see information at a glance, right on your Home Screen.

  • Widgets on the Home Screen
  • All-new widgets
  • App library

 

Quick Note and Notes :



iPad is the world’s best note-taking device. And now Notes goes system-wide with Quick Note, a fast and easy way to get to a note no matter what you’re doing.

  • Start a Quick note anywhere
  • Put anything in a Quick note
  •  Thumbnails appear in context
  •  View all Quick Notes
  •   Organize and notify

 

New experiences and True Connections :






Staying in touch is more essential than anything now-a-days. With SharePlay, you can watch together, listen together and share your screen right inside FaceTime. And all other features makes it easier to find and enjoy the great content shared from friends and family.

·        FaceTime – Introducing SharePlay, Watch together, Listen together, Share your screen, Spatial audio, Grid view, Portrait mode, Mic modes , Invite anyone to FaceTime

·        Messages and Memoji – Shared with you, Shared with you in apps, New Memoji, Photo collections

  •  Focus – Choose a focus, Signal your status
  • Notifications
  • Safari
  • Maps
  • Live text
  • Visual Look up
  • Spotlight
  • Photos
  • Privacy

 

Swift Playgrounds :


Swift playgrounds brings a new level of productivity to iPad and now its capabilities go even further. Learn codes, build real apps with SwiftUI, and see your ideas come to life on the App Store.

·        SwiftUI

·        Code Completion

·        Submit to App Store

 

Universal Control :

A  single keyboard and mouse or trackpad now work seamlessly between you Mac and iPad – they’ll even connect to more than one of the same device. Move your cursor from your Mac, right to your iPad, type and it shows up on your iPad.

  • Work across devices

·        And So Much More…

 

List of Compatible devices with iPadOS 15


 

WatchOS 8



WatchOS 8 helps you stay connected & active with your health in new way. Find what’s comes with new WatchOS.

i]. Now you set portrait modes photos from iPhone.



ii]. Photo highlights from memories served daily automatically.

iii]. The photo collections from memories is displayed in A Picture-Perfect View.

iv]. In few taps now you can share photos via messages & Mail.

 v]. The Breath app is renamed as “Mindfulness”.



More features such as –

  • Sleep
  • Workout
  • Lost and Found
  • Assistive Touch
  • Contacts app
  • Storm Watch
  • Enhanced Family Setup
  • Always On Display
  • Audio Control
  • Set multiple timers at once

WatchOS 8 Supported devices List:



MacOS Monterey 



The new MacOS is absolutely same the new iOS 15. Only something is changed, nothing different than iOS.

MacOS support device list :



AirPods Update




Spatial audio and dynamic head tracking help AirPods deliver theater-like sound to macOS. Spatial audio creates a surround sound experience when you connect AirPods Pro or AirPods Max to Mac models with the M1 chip. And with dynamic head tracking, sound stays fixed to the device even as you move your head. If you’re watching a movie, you’ll hear the engine roar right from the car, or hear dialogue straight from the actors’ mouths.


Thank You !

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