Apple WWDC 2024 - A fast Summery

Apple’s WWDC 2024 keynote unveiled a bunch of new features coming to iOS 18, iPadOS 18, watchOS 11, and macOS Sequoia. Here’s a quick rundown of the announcements:

  • iOS 18
    • Photos gets a major redesign with a unified view, filters, and the ability to hide apps.
    • Users can now lock apps with Face ID, Touch ID, or passcode.
    • iMessage now supports sending messages via satellite on iPhone 14 and later.
    • Users can customize their lock screen with widgets and change app icon colors.
    • There are new features for Focus, Maps, Safari, Wallet, and Health.
  • iPadOS 18
    • A new multitasking sidebar lets users easily switch between apps and drag and drop content.
    • iPadOS gets a calculator app and handwriting recognition for math equations in Notes.
    • Universal Clipboard lets users copy and paste content between iPads and iPhones.
  • watchOS 11
    • There’s a new focus on health with sleep tracking and a new Health app.
    • Apple Watch can now track training load to measure the intensity of workouts.
    • Smart Stack becomes more intelligent by automatically adding new widgets.
  • macOS Sequoia
    • iPhone mirroring lets you control your iPhone from your Mac.
    • A new Passwords app stores your passwords securely.
    • Safari gets new features to help you discover more about the web pages you visit.
    • Continuity features allow you to seamlessly move between your Mac, iPad, and iPhone.
  • Apple Intelligence
    • A new system-wide intelligence feature can understand and create language and take action for you.
    • Apple Intelligence can be used to write emails, summarize documents, and create images.
    • Apple Intelligence is designed to protect your privacy and never stores or makes accessible your personal data.
  • Other announcements
    • Apple is integrating OpenAI’s ChatGPT into Siri.
    • Apple announced new Apple Silicon Macs.
    • Apple announced a new VR headset called Apple Vision Pro.

Here’s the link for the full Video:

Hopefully; I can do a deep dive on each update when available.