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Apple’s WWDC 2016: Updates on iOS, macOS, tvOS, Watch OS

Apple announced major updates to iOS 10, macOS, tvOS, and Watch OS. Updates include changes on how Siri performs voice commands, memory optimization, notifications, and facial recognition, among others. The announcement was made during the Apple WWDC developer conference held yesterday. Below is a lowdown on updates specific t each operating system. Here is a lowdown on updates specific to developers. iOS 10 Apple has changed how users view notifications and schedules, upgrades to lock screen, new 3D touch features, and memory management in its new operating system for Apple smartphones. You can now delete most of Apple’s default preloaded apps like Calculator, Compass, Contacts, etc. to make up more memory space. 3D touch can be used to load smaller windows within a message conversation, or view notifications from apps from without launching it. Notable updates: -Siri can perform complex in-app functions like sending WhatsApp messages, booking hotels, viewing your day’s schedule, all without launching an app. -Apple has introduced a new facial recognition engine within iOS. This will let users identify friends and family members in photos. iOS can also detect objects, scenery, mountains, water, locations, etc, and users for example can search for “Pics taken near mountains”. -Apple Music gets a rejig with a new user interface to make it less cluttered. Music is now organized between locally stored tracks and streaming tracks, lyrics support, better library view and discovery, etc. -Control center gets a major tweak. It is now made of two window-panels: when you swipe from…

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