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Raw Notes from WWDC23

  • Opening soundtrack – It’s Euphoric
  • opening starts with a man at his desk
  • Bubble goes out of the window and he chases it
  • DREAM IT CHASE IT
  • Apple Park
  • 15th Anniversary of the App Store
  • Biggest Announcements Ever
  • Starting
  • John Ternus to talk about Mac
  • 15” MacBook Air Apple Silicone
  • 4 Colours
  • Liquid Retina
  • 15.3” Screen
  • M2 Chip
  • 12x Faster than intel based
  • 18 Hours of Battery Life
  • 2 faster
  • x2 resolution than Windows machines
  • 40% thinner
  • Half a pound lighter
  • Silent Design
  • $1299
  • Available Next Week
  • 13” $1099
  • M1 Version $999

Pro Products

  • M2 and M2 Max
  • Mac Studio, New Product for Pros
  • Mac Studio Big Update
  • M2 Max launched
  • 25% faster than M1
  • Render 50% Faster than M1 Max
  • 4x faster than Intel Based iMac
  • M2 Ultra delivered with Ultra Fusion Architecture
  • 76 Core GPU
  • Neural Engine 40% Faster
  • 192GB of Unified Memory
  • M2 Ultra to Mac Studio
  • Divinci Resolve
  • 22 Streams of 8K Video!
  • Absolute Monster of a Machine
  • Can Support 6 Pro Displays XDRs
  • Performance Power House!
  • Mac Pro with Apple Silicone
  • All with M2 Ultra
  • 3x faster than Intel machines
  • Performance of 7 After Burner Cards
  • 24 4k Camera Feed and can encode them to pro res in real-time
  • 8 Built-in Thunderbolt Ports
  • PCI Expansion x4 that supports Gen 4
  • Available in tower and Rack Mount Enclosures
  • $1999
  • Mac Pro $1699.99

Back to Tim Cook

Craig – Software Platforms

iOS

  • iOS17 express communication, simplified sharing…
  • Phone, FaceTime and Messages
  • Phone
  • Personalised contact posters
  • Photos, Me-Moji and Typography
  • Shows up in contact Cards too
  • Customise Posters works like the Lock Screen
  • Endless Possibilities
  • CallKit for Developers
  • Live Voicemail
  • Live Transcription, as they speak, can pick up and talk right then and there when you see it. Incredible!
  • FaceTime
  • when you call, and they are not available you can leave a message
  • Messages
  • Key Improvements
  • Better Search – Search Filters
  • Add additional terms to find what we are looking for
  • Catchup in messages with arrow
  • Reply inline with a swipe to reply
  • Audio Messages are now going to be transcribed
  • Location sharing in the conversation
  • Back Home Safe? Use Checkin! – New Feature
  • Auto Detects you are home
  • If you don’t respond it can auto-respond
  • Any info shared is end-to-end encrypted
  • Updated design to access message apps using the Plus Button, can swipe up and see all apps
  • Brand new stickers experience
  • and then tap stickers
  • Recent used stickers and sticker packs downloaded etc
  • Emojis into stickers
  • Drag and Drop Stickers
  • Live Stickers from photos and turn them into stickers
  • Can peel and stick or do it inline
  • Add effects to live stickers
  • React to messages by adding any sticker to the bubble
  • Stickers are now system wide…Markup and third party apps

Back to Craig

Air Drop Updates

  • Number Swapping
  • Name Drop
  • Bring the phones close together, contact posters will come up
  • Accept and Share
  • Use it with Watch too
  • Bring phones close to even share photos etc
  • Bring devices to kick off activity – SharePlay
  • For developers use the SharePlay API (Twitch Streams etc)
  • iOS17 has new intelligence
  • Autocorrect
  • Powered by on-device machine learning
  • Keyboard has a new transformer model
  • Autocorrect more accurate
  • More capable with a fresh design to support as you type
  • New Predictive text inline as you type
  • Dictation – News transformer-based speech recognition model making things more accurate
  • New Experiences
  • Reflect and Relive
  • Memory Movies
  • Introducing – Journal – New App
  • iPhone can create suggestions
  • Cur-rated from photos, locations, music workouts and more. You can include what to include
  • Suggestions API for Developers
  • Pick any to start a new journey entry
  • Life’s important moments can be bookmarked
  • Scheduled notifications to remind you to write
  • All end-to-end encrypted
  • Journal Can be locked
  • New Experience
  • StandBy
  • Turn iPhone to the side when charging with a full-screen experience. Perfect for nightstand etc
  • Stand By shuffles through best shots
  • Embraces the power of widgets
  • Support for live activities, food deliveries, football scores etc
  • “Siri”
  • Issue back-to-back commands
  • Select Maps to use offline
  • People album better
  • Can now recognise cats and dogs

iPad

  • iPad OS17
  • New Levels of person is action
  • Widgets on the Lock Screen
  • Active Widgets and quick integrations
  • Widgets are can be used without opening
  • Lock Screen can now take widgets
  • Perform quick actions and Interactions
  • Live Activities
  • Food Orders
  • Timer
  • Scores etc
  • Keep track of multiple timers

Talk about New Apps

  • Health
  • Takes advantage of the larger screen
  • Health Data securely synced
  • See all Data from your devices all in one place
  • Keep track of everything
  • Interactive charts
  • Let’s you dive deeply into details
  • HealthKit comes to iPad for Devs
  • Rise App – Check this

PDFs for iPad

  • Easier to work with
  • IPad can identify fields
  • Can be easily added to via Machine learning
  • Add saved signatures easily
  • Easy to reply back with form using in mail
  • Keep PDFs in the notes App
  • Multiple PDFs within Notes – Keep Multiple PDFs inside Notes
  • Real-Time PDF collaboration – Works with stickers and Images
  • Improvements to stage manager to position and size
  • Built-in Camera on External display can be used

MacOS

  • Mac OS Sonoma – Big released
  • Many Features are being delivered on the Mac
  • Rich New Set of Features
  • New Screen Savers
  • Widgets
  • Somewhere new – In Notifications
  • Widgets can now be made on the desktop
  • Short Cuts Bottom left etc
  • Glanceable when apps are open and fade into the background
  • When wallpapers are changed the widgets are changed in colour and fade
  • New Widget Gallery is now available
  • Widgets can be copied from your phone, widgets are interactive
  • Widget Work Flows!

Gaming

  • Silicone changed the games
  • Can run demanding games
  • Metal 3, Metal Effects Upscaling
  • Game Mode
  • Higher Priority CPU and GPU
  • Game Mode works with any games
  • Game Porting ToolKit, port other games from other platforms
  • quicker evaluation
  • Simpler conversion process
  • Shorter development time
  • Another Big Game coming to Mac – Death Standing – Hideo Kojima Game!! Looks Insane!!

Productivity

  • Video Conferencing
  • Presenter Overlay
  • large Overlay looks cool!
  • Reactions video effect
  • Effects in FaceTime, Zoom, Teams and Webex
  • Safari
  • Worlds fastest Browser
  • Webkit
  • @Counter Style Property – Check this
  • Privacy – Built to protect Privacy. Privacy browser now locks the private browser windows. Removes tracking from URLs
  • Passkeys – Share with people you’re close with
  • End to End Encrypted
  • Profiles – Work and Personal – Separate between topics. Can quickly switch between them
  • Fast way to access sites with WebApps – Add to dock to be quickly accessible

Audio and Home

  • AirPods
  • Adaptive Audio
  • Combines best both listening modes – Blends transparent and noise cancellation
  • Helps focus when listening to music and podcasts
  • Conversation awareness will lower the music and background noise
  • Switching experience from device to device
  • AirPlay
  • Making it more seamless
  • On-device intelligence – auto detect in rooms
  • AirPlay In hotels
  • Pair Devices with QR Codes, connected with systems >when travelling
  • Music and Car Play
  • SharePlay to the car. Any cars can be invited to join the session

TV OS

  • Redesigned Control Center
  • Remote can be found with find my
  • Can now show photos on the TV in a frame
  • FaceTime coming to Apple TV
  • Continuity Camera
  • Share Play and watch together
  • For Developers Continuity Camera API

Watch OS

  • Watch OS10
  • New Watch Faces Portraits
  • Watch Face to show relevant information
  • Widget to show favourite complications
  • 2 New Watch Faces
  • Snoopy Watch face
  • Redesign Apps
  • Cycling Feature In Health – New
  • Hiking – Updates to Compass and Maps – Auto Generates Way Points – Cellular Connection Way Point. Great for emergencies
  • Elevation Way Point – 3D View
  • Update Maps – Topographic Map
  • Search Trails Feature
  • New Workout APIs
  • Health Features

Two New Features

  • Mental Health – Screen Tools and Resources
  • Vision Health – Time in Daylight can be measured. New Screen distanced feature. The device can tell us if the device is being held too close
  • End to End Encrypted on the device

Back to Craig

175 Sessions at WWDC – Developer BETA Day, Public BETA Next Month

Back to Tim

1 More Thing!

  • Begins to talk about AR
  • New AR Product!!!
  • Apple Vision Pro
  • New kind of computer that seamlessly blends the real world with the digital world
  • See hear and interact with digital content in your physical space
  • Surrounding become an infinite canvas
  • Watch movies shows and sports
  • Watch sports on giant screens
  • Connect with people like they are in the Same Space
  • Introduces us to special computing

Allen Speaking to us about Vision Pro

  • eyes hands and voice
  • “Home View”
  • Scale and Place Apps where ever you want to
  • Environments extend and transform your spaced (Apple TV+)
  • Input model without controllers
  • Replies on eyes hands and voice
  • Browser the system by looking
  • has safari
  • Graphical elements respond to your eyes and hands together, incredible!
  • Subtle are natural gestures
  • Vision pro – Search can be looked at and spoken into
  • Never Isolated, you can see them and they can see you
  • EyeSight – Reveals Eyes through the lens!
  • Changes when you are in an experience
  • If people are nearby the appear in your view
  • Blends the Physical world and Digital World
  • Always in Sync with other devices
  • All synced in iCloud
  • Virtual Keyboard with your hands
  • Works Seamlessly with Magic Trackpad and keyboard
  • Bring the MacBook into view just by looking at it
  • Opens the screen into the headset
  • Travelling makes it easy to take your Mac in your face basically
  • FaceTime via the headset, travel for work and just take the headset!
  • Users look to be using little gestures to switch hands
  • Photos and videos look incredible on vision pro
  • Panoramas look incredible in Vision pro
  • New Dimension – 3D Camera – Right back at a moment in Time
  • Capture the video on the headset with the camera on the headset
  • “Special photos and Videos”
  • Extraordinary “Spacial Cinema” Adjust the screen to your size, dims the light and creates a cinematic experience with spacial audio. Scale the screen beyond the space in your room to make it feel immersive
  • Dial in the AirPods on a plane and watch a movie with the headset paired. Apple TV+ and other content available on vision pro
  • Can also watch 3D movies on the headset
  • Play Apple Arcade Games with the headset and game controller support. 100+ Arcade titles on the headset
  • Change the way we communicate collaborate and Work

Bob Iger on the stage

  • Momentous event
  • Disney 100th anniversary
  • Rich Legacy of innovation and storytelling
  • New ways to entertain
  • Push experience, apple vision pro to make Disney dreams a reality
  • A Disney and Apple partnership for Vision pro
  • Sneak Peak!!
  • Disney 100 Loads
  • Disney Plus on Vision Pro!
  • AR Star Wars
  • Watch F1!!!! And NFL
  • National Geographic adventure the couch!
  • What if you could Bring Disney World into your world
  • What if you could become a superhero….What If…
  • Disney Plus is Available on Day 1
  • Ground Breaking Innovations in Design and Technology

The technology behind Vision Pro

  • Entirely New Category
  • Decade of experience designing high-performance products
  • All of the learning has created this ambitious product
  • The front of the product is glass, with polished…lens, sensors and cameras.
  • Lightweight frame
  • Houses a button for photos
  • Digital Crown to adjust levels etc
  • Compact and Lightweight
  • High-performance computer kept cool in a thermal design that allows air through the system
  • Comfortable and wearability were a huge part of the design
  • Audio Pods on the Side
  • 3D knitted headband, cushion, breathability and stretch
  • Easy-to-read adjustment dial
  • Glasses have been thought about
  • Adjustable for the best vision for everyone
  • The charger is small and can fit in your pocket

Technology

  • Advanced real-time sensor system
  • Micro OLED Micro Silicone Back Play
  • 23 million pixels across two panels
  • Video in true 4k Res with HDR
  • Fine text supercharger from any angle
  • Audio – Spacial Audio System
  • Ambient Spacial Audio – Sound coming from the environment around you
  • Matches the sound to your room, can determine the room you are in
  • Hand Tracking, 3D Mapping and More
  • High tracking system can analyse eye patterns
  • Completely frees up your hands
  • Remains Cools and Quite
  • M2 Dual Chip Design
  • Runs Silent
  • Brand New Chip Called R1
  • Powerful OS called VisionOS
  • Real-Time execution engine
  • Vision OS Design from the ground up for spatial computing
  • 1 of a kind device, nothing else like it
  • The start of an entirely new platform
  • What Does this mean for developers?
  • Xcode
  • Swift UI
  • AR Kit
  • Reality Composer Pro
  • Working with Unity for Games and Apps
  • Vision Pro will have its own App Store

Close

  • Years in Development for this day to come
  • Optic ID System to unlock vision pro can even detect the difference of the eye in Identical Twins
  • Works with Apple Pay, Passwords etc
  • Apps and websites are private and cannot see where you are looking. What does this mean for web developers and how websites are built?
  • A revolution
  • Price Starting – $3,499
  • Learn more about the device at Stores

Back to Tim

Tim closed with his final parts and rounded up the devices and software shown at the event.

Runs advert for the product, Apple Vision Pro – For More Information on the event you can view Apples Video here – WWDC23

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