In this post I will highlight all the important updates Apple has made in the WWDC – 2k17
1} MacOS High Sierra.
- There is new update to the safari browser.
- It will now not autoplay any videos while scrolling feeds in any website.
- Intelligent tracking advertisement prevention: You will no longer get ads from the stores you recently visited, retargeting of ads will be prevented.
- The stock mail has been updated with some minor tweeks.
- Addition of split screen, top highlighted mails, editing photos better.
- Library improvements , storage as been made 64 bit, no crashes will be found, recovery of photos are made easy and more reliable.
- Better VR experience.
- Extra external GPU can be added. Right now available only for developers. Will be released for all in 2018.
2} IOS 11 features:
- New app drawer, messages app modified.
- Sync will be better, backup will take less storage then before.
- Siri will be able to translate better.
- Screen reading feature has been added, like google’s now.
- Photos can compress 2X times.
- Control centre’s designed as been made better.
- Apple pay upgraded. One to one payment option has been added.
- Apple maps can now load Internal maps of some famous malls and airports.
- DND option while driving, automatic, you wont be getting any notifications.
- App store design has been changed a little.
- AR kit app has be added – it doesn’t require any special hardware, but will make use of motion, sensors, camera, etc;
3} Apple Macbook air, pro, new iMac pro:
- Macbook air, i5 processors, frequency has been increased for better performance.
- Macbook pro – gets 7th gen Intel core Kaby Lake processor.
- SSD speeds has been increased by 50%.
- iMac will also come with Kaby Lake processor.
- Ram upto 32gb on 21.5″ model.
- Ram upto 64gb on 27″ model.
- SSD better, 2TB SSD support available now.
- iMac pro, Most powerful
- 18 core xeon processor for better fluidity.
- Ram has now increased to 128gb for the top end variant, 4TB SSD support offering 3Gbps speed, 4 Tunderbolt ports.
- VR experience will be the best, 3D will be better.
- Cost is $4999.
4} iPad Pro tablets:
- iPad pro will be available in 10.5″.
- 12.9″ iPad pro variant will also come into existence.
- Display has improved a lot, HDR video recording is now possible.
- SOC is better, six core GPU coming into picture, 12 core GPU that can handle any intense gaming performance.
- Camera is now 12 MP, with f 1.8 aperture, same as that of iPhone 7 camera.
- Refresh rate at 120 Hz.
- Fast charging support at last, USB 3.0 support.
- Base storage variant is 64gb.
5} Apple Homepod – speaker connected to siri:
- It is same as that of google home and amazon eco.
- A8 processor which was there in Apple iPhone 6.
- Echo cancellation.
- Beam formation.
- Better sound quality after analysing your home design.
- 6 Microphone array.
- Things you can ask siri is showed below.
- Cost is $349.