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Our Cheatsheet of All the news from Apple WWDC Keynote

Apple’s 2015 WWDC keynote has just finished.

HomeKit ‘has been taking off’ as well as Apple are adding support for window shades (blinds) plus ‘all kinds of sensors’ as well as security systems. plus you can manage your house no matter where you are now as well (with an Apple TV).

Home manage info is coming to Apple watch ‘complications’ as well as Siri will also supports HomeKit commands from the wearable, for example – ‘Set the dinning scene’.

Here’s our cheatsheet with the rest of the news from the WWDC 2015 Keynote:

Apple Music

A ‘Revolutionary music Service’

‘Beats 1’ – a 24/7 worldwide Radio station from new York, LA & London

‘Connect’ is a location for artists to show their fans

Search & stream the millions of tunes on iTunes

Personalised (human) suggested playlists & albums

Available in 100 countries 30th June

Android support coming this Autumn

$9.99 / month – free 3 month trial

$14.99 / month for as much as 6 household members (complete with private accounts & suggestions etc).


Split screen multi-tasking (at last)

Picture in photo for watching video while working in an app

‘Quick type’ keyboard enhancements

2 fingers dragged on keyboard becomes a track pad


iOS9 – enhancements in Battery Life, Performance, adding Intelligence

Siri – API for app searches

Many other context sensitive improvements

Google now style proactive reminders, however all done ‘on device’ for your privacy

New ‘Transit’ Public transfer map app

‘News’ app for mobile magazine style reading a la Flipboard

CarPlay will go wireless

Public Beta in July (for very first time)

Free upgrade coming this Autumn


OSX 10.11 ‘El Capitan’

Will focus on improving Experience & Performance

Public Beta in July

Free upgrade coming this Autumn

Apple Pay

Coming the UK next month

250,000 UK places at launch

Accepted on London Public Transport

New visitor from Square to accept Apple Pay

Passbook now renamed to Wallet

Pay with your Watch?

Apple Watch

watchOS 2 will support native apps

New watch faces

App designers can produce ‘complications’

New ‘night stand’ mode for time & alarm

Reply to emails like you can with messages

Siri talks to HomeKit devices

Developer Beta today

Free upgrade coming this Autumn


Swift 2 coming as well as being open Sourced


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