WWDC 2017

Apple Opens Up HomeKit to Hobbyist Accessory Prototyping

During a WWDC developer session on Wednesday, Apple announced that it is opening up HomeKit to allow any Apple developer to build and prototype smart home accessories without first needing to apply for and be granted an MFi license. Until now, anyone that wanted to create a HomeKit product had to join Apple's licensing program...

Apple Previews macOS ‘High Sierra’ Coming this Fall

Apple officially unveiled its latest Mac operating system, macOS 10.13 High Sierra, at the 2017 WWDC event in San Jose on Monday. The main updates to the OS centered on privacy improvements in Safari, Apple's web browser. The company said it decided to perfect the operating system powering its Mac machines, as it does every...

Apple’s 10.5-Inch iPad Pro Pricing in Canada Starts at $869, Available Today

At today's WWDC event in San Jose, California, Apple unveiled an all-new 10.5-inch iPad Pro and a new 12.9-inch iPad Pro, featuring a redesigned Retina display with ProMotion technology and a new super-fast A10X Fusion chip. The new 10.5-inch model reduces the borders by nearly 40% to fit into an incredibly compact package that still weighs just under 500...

Apple Unveils iOS 11 with Powerful New Features for iPhone and iPad

In addition to an all-new App Store on iOS, Apple also previewed the upcoming iOS 11 today during the WWDC 2017 keynote, with tons of powerful new features for iPhone and iPad, including a new Files app, advanced multitasking features for the iPad and Apple Pay in messages. Additional features include, Do Not Disturb while driving to...

Apple Introduces an All-New App Store on iOS

Apple today unveiled a completed redesigned iOS App Store at its WWDC 2017 keynote, featuring an all-new way to discover apps and games. The revamped App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch is packed with original stories and editorials, updated daily in a new Today tab, as well as new Games and Apps tabs. "App...

Apple Unveils High-End iMac Pro Starting at $6734 CAD

Apple on Monday kicked off its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC 2017) in San Jose, California, where the Cupertino company touted not just its software, but hardware too. In a surprise announcement, Apple unveiled its ultra high-end iMac Pro, "an entirely new workstation-class product line designed for pro users with the most demanding workflows." The newest...

Apple Set to Expand Siri to Work With More Types of Third-Party Apps

According to a new report from Reuters, Apple will announce an expansion of Siri services at its Worldwide Developer Conference next week that will allow the virtual assistant to interact with more third-party apps. Apple initially opened Siri up to developers with specialized App Extensions in iOS 10. At WWDC 2016, Apple also released SiriKit APIs which allow...

Apple Increases Production of New 10.5-inch iPad Pro Before WWDC: Report

Apple is reportedly increasing production of its upcoming 10.5-inch iPad Pro form factor ahead of the company’s Worldwide Developers Conference 2017 in June, according to a new report out of the supply chain. According to a new story from DigiTimes, Apple partners have further ramped up production of the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro. Monthly shipments are set...

Apple May Launch its Smart Speaker With Siri, AirPlay at WWDC 2017

Reputed Australian leaker Sonny Dickson has just shared some new details about Apple's rumoured Echo-like smart speaker's possible design and features with MacRumors, claiming that the iPhone maker is in the process of finalizing the product’s design, which is internally codenamed B238. "It is believed to carry some form of Beats technology," Dickson said, while adding that it...