Apple software updates have been announced at WWDC 2018

Apple software updates have been announced at WWDC 2018
Monday, June 4, 2018

2018 Apple Worldwide Developers Conference kicked off with exciting news and major software updates coming to iOS, MacOS, WatchOS & tvOS later this year. Below is your 5-minute update of all the important upgrades announced at WWDC 2018 this morning.

If you are keen on watching a full 2-hour keynote, head over to Apple - https://www.apple.com/apple-events/june-2018/

To save your time, we've gathered together all of the announced updates below. In case you want to read about each platform's updates more in-depth, just click on the heading links.

iOS 12

- iOS 12 brings new life into the world of Augmented Reality.

- New .USDZ file format for AR objects

- ARKit 2 announced with improved face tracking, realistic rendering, 3D object detection, persistent experience.

- New Measure app

- An updated Photos app

- Updates to Siri Suggestions & introduction of Siri Shortcuts

- Updates to native iOS apps: News, Stocks, Voice Memos, Carplay & iBooks (renamed to Apple Books)

- Health and Awareness updates: Do Not Disturb mode, Screen Time app, App Limits, Child Limits

- Communication updates: Improvements to Animojis, introducing Memojis, Group Facetime calls

Click here to read more about all new iOS 12 updates.

watchOS 5

- Activity app

- Outdoor run improvements

- Automatic workout detection

- A new Walkie Talkie app

- Siri watch face

- Raise your wrist and talk to Siri

- Interactive notifications

- The Podcasts app

Click here to read more about all new watchOS 5 updates.

tvOS 12

- 4K HDR

- Dolby Atmos support

- Live news and live sports

- TV app for live TV channels.

- Zero sign on

- New Apple TV screensaver

Click here to read more about all new tvOS 12 updates.

MacOS 10.14 Mojave

- New Dark Mode

- Desktop stacks

- New finder improvements

- New quicklook improvements

- New Screenshot app improvements

- Continuity camera

- The iOS News, Stocks, Home, Voice Memo apps are now also on Mac.

- Security and privacy improvements

- New security and privacy improvements for Safari

- Redesigned Mac App Store

- CoreML 2 (Machine Learning Framework)

Click here to read more about all new MacOS 10.14 Mojave updates.

Quick links for all WWDC 2018 updates:

- iOS 12

watchOS 5

- tvOS 12

- MacOS 10.14 Mojave

Or watch the full WWDC 2018 keynote at apple.com

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