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Several days after the release of the first beta macOS Sierra, Apple has started inviting its retail employees to test the software. Apple notes, though, that the participation in testing is not obligatory and that the employees are not required to download the pre-release version of the operating system to their computers if they don’t want to do this.
Two new images showing the front panel of the iPhone 7 have recently appeared on the Internet. What is interesting about these images is that they depict a touch-sensitive Home button instead of the physical one that was present in Apple handsets since the very first model. The photos also reveal narrower bezels of the front panel.
According to the latest report from Digitimes reporters who cite supply chain sources, the next-generation Apple Watch will be launched in the fall alongside the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. As to the shipments of components for the new smartwatch, they should begin in the third quarter of 2016.
Several new hints that prove Apple is planning to add a new OLED touch panel instead of the function keys as well as the Touch ID fingerprint sensor to the next-generation MacBook Pro have been found in the first developer beta of macOS Sierra announced earlier this week.
The reference to new functionality is available in macOS Sierra beta for developers. There are resources that describe new LED “Do Not Disturb” and “Night Shift’ buttons on the keyboard. Other resources and references to new features are available on a dedicated
Apple has posted a full video of the Worldwide Developers Conference keynote that took place on Monday to YouTube.
During the event, the tech giant announced new versions of its operating systems, namely, watchOS 3, tvOS 10, iOS 10 and macOS Sierra. Each and every version contains a number of new features, performance and design enhancements as well as stronger data encryption to protect the data users store on their devices.
Right after the WWDC keynote, Apple released first betas of the aforementioned operating systems to developers for testing and promised that public beta testing program will start in July. As to the release for end users, it may take place in the fall.
You can watch the full WWDC 2016 keynote below.
Aside from refreshed versions of iOS, OS X, watchOS and tvOS, Apple has announced its new universal file system (APFS) for Apple Watch, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Macs and Apple TVs. According to the company, this file system is optimized specifically for flash and SSD storage and utilizes strong encryption algorithms to store data securely no matter what device you have.
Apart from announcing iOS 10 and new versions of watchOS and tvOS, Apple has just announced the next generation of its desktop operating system, macOS Sierra. The big update features Siri, Universal Clipboard that allows to copy something on one device and paste it seamlessly on another one, Auto Unlock feature that makes it possible to unlock your laptop from an iPhone or Apple Watch and other features.
Apple has just announced iOS 10 with a number of new advanced features and improvements to notification center, lock screen, QuickType keyboard, Photos app, Maps and other sections of the operating system.
Last week, a sketchy report from Mac Otakara reporters suggested that Apple may be planning to release a new Deep Blue iPhone model instead of the rather old Space Gray colorway. Even though the rumor is far from being trustworthy as it comes from unidentified sources, today a new concept surfaced on the Internet giving us a closer look at possible design and new color of the upcoming iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The concept was created by a well-known designer Martin Hajek and it looks absolutely fantastic.
It is Sunday today, which means it’s high time I told you about the most interesting posts of the last couple of days.
Most of the articles this week deal with the long-awaited Worldwide Developers Conference, where Apple is expected to unveil new versions of iOS, OS X, watchOS and tvOS and show updates for iTunes, Apple Pay as well as a number of other interesting things. Apart from that, there are several posts about the upcoming iPhone 7 and the revamped 13-inch MacBook Pro and the specs of these devices.
Following the beautiful concepts of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, Martin Hajek has released a new 13-inch MacBook Pro concept featuring the rumored OLED panel instead of the function keys. Apart from that, the renderings reveal a couple of USB-C ports and a design similar to the design of the 12-inch MacBook. These things prove that the designer is aware of the latest rumors that deal with the laptop and that he find these rumors legitimate and trustworthy.
Below you can take a look at the images showing the 13-inch MacBook Pro concept.
According to the latest report from Mac Otakara, Apple is planning to discontinue the Space Gray iPhone color option and introduce a Deep Blue one. In fact, the report suggests that the new iPhone 7 will come in Silver, Gold, Rose Gold and Deep Blue colors. Mac Otakara is a reliable website, however, the origin of today’s rumor is unknown, so take it with a few pinches of salt. So far, we haven’t seen any other reports suggesting that Apple may be planning a change of the iPhone color options in 2016.
Among other announcements scheduled for the upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference, namely, iOS 10, OS X 10.12 codenamed “Fuji”, new versions of watchOS and tvOS, Apple may also unveil iMessage for Android. The rumor comes from MacDailyNews reporters who cite insiders familiar with Apple plans. Even if we don’t see the announcement at WWDC, Apple’s messenger for Android will be released to public later this year, sources add.
According to the latest report from usually-reliable Japanese website Mac Otakara, Apple may announce an updated MacBook Air model in June. The new laptop will reportedly hit the store shelves in August. Moreover, the website claims the company is planning to unveil a new MacBook Pro model this month, however, it doesn’t specify if the updated laptop will come out along with the Air or later. The report cites reliable Chinese suppliers, so I think we can believe it.
Ahead of the start of this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple has confirmed it will organized a live stream of the highly-anticipated event. All those who have Mac or iOS devices will be able to watch the WWDC keynote on Apple’s official website and those who own an Apple TV will get a chance to join the event using the dedicated application.
During the event, Apple is expected to announce major updates of iOS, OS X, watchOS, and tvOS. Moreover, we can also see the new design of Apple Music and some updated of Apple Pay and Siri.
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