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Apple WWDC 2019 live blog

The Worldwide Developers Conference is where Apple outlines the new software features for the iPhone, Mac, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV, HomePod and the rest of its hardware. Expect news on iOS 13 and much more.

  • Ian Sherr 6/3/2019 5:02:39 PM
    And now Tim Cook is on stage to big applause.
  • James Martin 6/3/2019 5:02:40 PM
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  • dan.ackerman 6/3/2019 5:03:07 PM
    You know, they say lack of sleep has a major impact on your cognitive abilities, so maybe staying up all night coding isn't the best idea.
  • Ian Sherr 6/3/2019 5:03:23 PM
    Cook: We are so inspired by the millions of incredible apple developers around the world. Your dreams and your dedication to fulfill those dreams comes across in the apps you create.
     
    You make the world a better place and that is why we're here this morning.
  • James Martin 6/3/2019 5:03:24 PM
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  • Ian Sherr 6/3/2019 5:04:34 PM
    Cook: "WWDC is more vibrant than ever... More first-time attendees than ever. "
     
    "Apple makes the best products in the world."
     
    Brings up how in March held event to discuss new services efforts, and launched Apple News + (showing off Time, Elle, New York, Dwell)
  • James Martin 6/3/2019 5:04:34 PM
  • Scott Stein 6/3/2019 5:04:35 PM
    Services: March event being discussed. (I'd like more Arcade details today)
  • dan.ackerman 6/3/2019 5:04:36 PM
    Hardware getting a nice mention -- maybe that means we're seeing something new today...
  • James Martin 6/3/2019 5:04:49 PM
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  • Ian Sherr 6/3/2019 5:05:33 PM
    Cook: "Apple Arcade will be available later this year."
     
    "Apple Card will be available this summer"
     
    Now going to share one of the upcoming shows from Ron Moore, who worked on BSG and Star Trek.
  • James Martin 6/3/2019 5:05:37 PM
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  • Scott Stein 6/3/2019 5:07:42 PM
    Alternate history moon landing...I’m in.
  • James Martin 6/3/2019 5:07:49 PM
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  • Scott Stein 6/3/2019 5:08:12 PM
    Tim Cook has seen the whole season. Unfair... :(
  • James Martin 6/3/2019 5:08:39 PM
  • Scott Stein 6/3/2019 5:08:43 PM
    Apple TV 4K and TVOS being discussed as one of four platforms.
  • James Martin 6/3/2019 5:08:54 PM
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  • Scott Stein 6/3/2019 5:09:40 PM
    TVOS recap - and discussing family use. Multi user support is happening.
  • James Martin 6/3/2019 5:09:48 PM
  • Ian Sherr 6/3/2019 5:09:56 PM
    Cook: Apple TV is designed to be used for the whole family, but we wanted to make it more personal.
     
    Today, the up-next list has a list of shows for everyone in the home.... so we're introducing mulit-user support for TVOS
  • Scott Stein 6/3/2019 5:10:09 PM
    Family members can be accessed on side. (Do this for iOS!)
  • Ian Sherr 6/3/2019 5:10:20 PM
    Cook: TVOS also delivers Apple Music ... now with multi-user support, everyone gets a personalized music experience.
  • Scott Stein 6/3/2019 5:10:51 PM
    "best music experience on television"
  • James Martin 6/3/2019 5:10:52 PM
  • Ian Sherr 6/3/2019 5:11:09 PM
    Cook: Apple Arcade is also going to look amazing on the Apple TV 4K this fall. 
     
    ... We're extending support to the two best and most popular game controllers available -- the Xbox One S, and the PlayStation 4.
  • James Martin 6/3/2019 5:11:15 PM
  • Scott Stein 6/3/2019 5:11:18 PM
    Xbox One S and PlayStation controller support for Apple TV games? Huh. Whoa.
  • James Martin 6/3/2019 5:11:22 PM
  • Ian Sherr 6/3/2019 5:11:52 PM
    Cook: Screensavers: This year, we're going under the sea. Oh, it's awesome.
     
    That's the new TVOS, more personal and more entertaining than ever.
  • Scott Stein 6/3/2019 5:12:00 PM
    (if controller support includes rumble and analog and all that...that's cool)
  • James Martin 6/3/2019 5:12:01 PM
  • dan.ackerman 6/3/2019 5:12:03 PM
    Apple Arcade looks really interesting -- not so much because it's yet another subscription game service, but because it promises a highly curated experience. Discoverability is the key issue for any game platform, I'd consider tossing someone a few bucks a month to hand-pick actual good (and exclusive) content.
  • Scott Stein 6/3/2019 5:12:06 PM
    Apple Watch time!
  • James Martin 6/3/2019 5:12:15 PM
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