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Apple WWDC 2019 Keynote Live Coverage on June 3rd, 2019

[8:03 PM] Dave: AR demo of new Pro mount, no screen required!
[8:01 PM] Dave: Tim, Jony, and a new Mac Pro
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[7:17 PM] Bryan: That's it! Thanks to Dave Hamilton for taking pics for our coverage, and thanks to our amazing sponsors for making our coverage possible.
[7:17 PM] Bryan: Apple will show off Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR in a lab set up for that purpose. No news on when we'll see them in Apple Stores.
[7:16 PM] Dave: That's all for the keynote, folks. Our thanks again to our WWDC 2019 Coverage sponsors: Smile, Carbon Copy Cloner, iMazing, SaneBox, and Direct Mail for Mac. They ALL rock! https://www.macobserver.com/tag/wwdc-2019/
[7:16 PM] Bryan: All of the platforms Apple announced are available to developers today. Customers can preview them in July.
[7:15 PM] Bryan: Craig is handing the stage back to Tim Cook.
[7:14 PM] Bryan: SwiftUI will include a native framework for building Apple Watch apps.
[7:14 PM] Bryan: Craig asked developers, "What do you think?" They cheered.
[7:13 PM] Bryan: SwiftUI includes all the things supported by Swift without developers having to call up those features by hand.
[7:11 PM] Bryan: SwiftUI offers live previews of your app.
[7:10 PM] Bryan: SwiftUI is intended to make it easier for devs to build apps with less code.
[7:09 PM] Bryan: Apple announces SwiftUI, a new framework built on top of Swift. Build in Swift, for Swift, as Craig said.
[7:08 PM] Dave: New Framework: SwiftUI
[7:08 PM] Bryan: 450,000 apps on the App Store built with Swift.
[7:07 PM] Bryan: Craig Federighi moving on to Swift.
[7:07 PM] Bryan: MineCraft Earth will be previewed this summer.
[7:05 PM] Bryan: Mojang is bringing Minecraft to the real world using ARKit 3.
[7:02 PM] Bryan: Apple bringing Mojang execs on stage to talk MineCraft and ARKit 3.
[7:02 PM] Bryan: Apple announcing ARKit 3. Will include people occlusion, making it easier to handle human bodies. Will also do motion capture.
[7:01 PM] Bryan: Apple adding ARKit to macOS Catalina.
[6:57 PM] Bryan: Catalyst appears to utilize Marzipan for building iOS apps for Mac.
[6:56 PM] Bryan: Catalyst will be available in Xcode for developers starting today in Catalina developer seeds.
[6:55 PM] Bryan: Apple will introduce Project Catalyst for devs to create Mac apps.
[6:54 PM] Bryan: Lots of new stuff in macOS Catalina that Craig Federighi is skimming through. Scerentime, more Dark Mode stuff, more.
[6:53 PM] Andrew: Be wary iPhone thieves, because people can track their devices even offline now
[6:51 PM] Andrew: Star Trek Voice Control: Computer, do thing!
[6:50 PM] Bryan: Apple announcing Voice Control, to control your Mac and iOS device with your voice.
[6:49 PM] Dave: SideCar allows your iPad to be used as an external screen and a pencil-enabled input decide.
[6:49 PM] Bryan: Apple SideCar will allow you to use Apple Pencil on an iPad as an input device for Mac!
[6:49 PM] Bryan: Apple announced SideCar, the ability to use your iPad as a second display for your Mac.
[6:48 PM] Bryan: macOS Catalina and TV app will support 4K playback.
[6:47 PM] Bryan: Syncing iOS devices is being moved to the sidebar in Finder when you plug in a device. Yes!
[6:47 PM] Dave: iOS device sync moves to the Finder now.
[6:46 PM] Bryan: Apple is breaking iTunes up into Apple Music, Apple Podcasts, and Apple TV, three apps for managing different media.
[6:46 PM] Dave: The future of iTunes is 3 apps: Music, Podcasts, and TV.
[6:46 PM] Bryan: Craig Federighi just broke down everything iTunes does, joking that people want it to do more. It's refreshingly honest criticism.
[6:44 PM] Bryan: Craig Federighi starting with iTunes. Yay!
[6:44 PM] Dave: macOS Catalina
[6:44 PM] Bryan: Craig Federighi back on stage to talk details about macOS, which will be called macOS Catalina.
[6:43 PM] Dave: The stand will cost you an extra grand
[6:43 PM] Bryan: Tim Cook back on stage to introduce macOS.
[6:42 PM] Bryan: Pro Display XDR will start at $4,999.
[6:42 PM] Bryan: Mac Pro will start with 8-core Xeon, 32GB of RAM, Radeon Pro 580X, 256 SSD (which is worthless for pros) at $5,999. Available this fall.
[6:42 PM] Dave: Baseline Mac Pro is $5999.
[6:41 PM] Bryan: Wow...this display...the Pro Display XDR is intense. Price is coming up, I think.
[6:40 PM] Bryan: Pro Display XDR features a counterbalancing arm for smooth movement, and it will support portrait mode.
[6:40 PM] Bryan: Pro Display XDR will include Thunderbolt support—and will work with up to 6 displays at once.
[6:39 PM] Bryan: Apple pro display will be called Pro Display XDR.
[6:39 PM] Bryan: Apple's new pro display will offer 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio.
[6:38 PM] Bryan: Apple is using the same Mac Pro lattice work for ventilation on the back of its pro display. It will maintain 1,000 nits of light indefinitely.
[6:37 PM] Bryan: Apple will be offering an optional matte coating for its display.
[6:36 PM] Bryan: Apple's new pro display is 40% bigger than iMac's 5K display.
[6:36 PM] Dave: 6K Display
[6:36 PM] Bryan: Apple's new display is 6K, 32-inch Retina display.
[6:35 PM] Bryan: Apple's pro display will support HDR.
[6:34 PM] Bryan: Now Apple is moving to its new monitor.
[6:33 PM] Bryan: Apple demonstrated a hundred million pixels being pushed live while editing on new Mac Pro.
[6:32 PM] Bryan: Apple demonstrating 8K RAW video. Looks amazing.
[6:32 PM] Bryan: Still waiting to hear about those Apple monitors.
[6:31 PM] Bryan: Apple is demonstrating Logic on Mac Pro with 1,000 audio tracks. Are you kidding me?
[6:31 PM] Dave: Can we talk about those displays?
[6:31 PM] Bryan: There are new Apple monitors on stage that we haven't been shown yet.
[6:30 PM] Dave: Lots of third-party support for the new Mac Pro.
[6:28 PM] Bryan: Adobe, Autodesk, BlackMagic all announcing support for Mac Pro. SideFX, Red, Unreal Engine, and Avid, too.
[6:28 PM] Bryan: Mac Pro will include optional wheels for wheeling it around.
[6:27 PM] Dave: An all new cooling system for maximum airflow.
[6:27 PM] Bryan: Mac Pro includes 1.4KW power supply. Apple says the cooling system will be cool.
[6:27 PM] Bryan: With Afterburner, Mac Pro can play back three streams of 8K RAW video. Or 12 streams of 4K.
[6:26 PM] Bryan: Apple has developed a card called Afterburner aimed at video pros.
[6:25 PM] Dave: Some killer GPUs, notably missing any mention of NVIDIA
[6:25 PM] Bryan: The new Mac Pro will support two MDX Modules for some insane performance.
[6:25 PM] Bryan: For those keeping score at home, John Kheit is losing his $&^# right now. So is John Martellaro.
[6:24 PM] Bryan: Apple has invented a new graphics module called the MPX Module (Mac Pro Expansion). It includes a GPU, connectors, more.
[6:23 PM] Dave: 8 PCI slots!
[6:23 PM] Bryan: The new Mac Pro will include 8 PCI slots. Holy smokes.
[6:22 PM] Bryan: Unlike my prediction, Apple's new Mac Pro will use an Intel Xeon processor and support up to 1.5 terabytes of RAM.
[6:21 PM] Andrew: Yay iMac Pro Guy!
[6:21 PM] Dave: New, modular Mac Pro
[6:21 PM] Bryan: Apple's new Mac Pro has a stainless steel frame with stainless steel handles.
[6:21 PM] Bryan: it's a very interesting pattern of holes for ventilation on front and back.
[6:20 PM] Bryan: We're getting a promo-tease video of Mac Pro. It's....pretty close to the cheese grater!
[6:20 PM] Dave: New Mac Pro!
[6:19 PM] Bryan: But never mind, because we're seeing Mac Pro!!!
[6:19 PM] Bryan: Not off to a promising start when he said the power iMac Pro—which is two years old—at the top of the Mac line.
[6:18 PM] Bryan: Tim Cook just yelled "We love the Mac!" OK, prove it, sir.
[6:17 PM] Bryan: Tim Cook back on stage.
[6:15 PM] Bryan: New gestures in iPadOS enable copy and paste and cut.
[6:14 PM] Bryan: Toby Patterson coming up on stage to show Apple Pencil.
[6:14 PM] Bryan: Craig Federighi said Apple was bringing Apple Pencil latency down to 9ms, from 20ms. That's a remarkable improvement.
[6:12 PM] Bryan: New selection controls for iPadOS could represent a huge step forward in using the cursor on iPad.
[6:12 PM] Bryan: iPadOS will allow custom fonts from the App Store.
[6:11 PM] Bryan: Safari in iPad OS will have a download manager, more.
[6:10 PM] Bryan: Apple announced "Desktop-class browsing" for iPad.
[6:09 PM] Bryan: Files app in iPadOS will allow users to browse and use thumb drives. You can also plug directly into apps like Lightroom.
[6:09 PM] Dave: Files app will support SD cards
[6:09 PM] Bryan: Apple adding folder sharing in iCloud Drive.
[6:08 PM] Bryan: Several multitasking features in iPadOS. Looks promising.
[6:07 PM] Bryan: New splitscreen features will make it easier to work with multiple documents and apps, too.
[6:07 PM] Dave: App Expose for iPadOS apps.
[6:05 PM] Bryan: iPadOS will allow you to pin widgets to your HomeScreen!
[6:05 PM] Bryan: Yup. iPadOS. Apple is splitting it off from iOS in recognition of all the features iPad has that iPhone doesn't.
[6:04 PM] Dave: iPadOS (is not yet in autocorrect!)
[6:04 PM] Bryan: I get the feeling we're about to learn about "iPadOS."
[6:03 PM] Bryan: Craig Federighi is moving on to iPad.
[6:03 PM] Bryan: This keynote has been FAST and tight. Boom, boom, boom, one thing after another. No fluff.
[6:03 PM] Dave: Dig in and enjoy!
[6:02 PM] Bryan: Apple is adding Neural TTS for entirely generated speech by Siri. It uses machine learning to make her speech sound more natural.
[6:02 PM] Andrew: I bet Neural TTS is an effect of John Giannadrea from Google
[6:01 PM] Bryan: Apple is updating Shortcuts App, including Suggestions for Shortcuts aimed at what you do.
[6:00 PM] Bryan: Apple is updating CarPlay, including a new CarPlay dashboard.
[6:00 PM] Dave: New CarPlay interface!
[5:59 PM] Bryan: As leaked, HomePod will be able to tell the difference between users. This is important, IMO.
[5:58 PM] Bryan: Apple is adding HandOff to HomePod in iOS 13. You can Handoff music, a phone call, or audiobook to your HomePod.
[5:58 PM] Dave: Audio Sharing coming to iOS 13!
[5:57 PM] Bryan: iOS 13 will allow you to share audio with a tap.
[5:57 PM] Bryan: AirPods will announce Messages in iOS 13 and listen to you without you saying "Hey Siri." This is part of "SiriKit."
[5:56 PM] Bryan: Moving to some hardware now, AirPods, HomePod, CarPlay, Siri.
[5:56 PM] Dave: Which ones haven’t we covered yet?
[5:54 PM] Bryan: A Months view will automatically organize by month in iOS 13 Photos app.
[5:53 PM] Bryan: iOS 13 will allow you to pinch and zoom in the main library view. Will organize them in a much more pleasant manner.
[5:52 PM] Andrew: Craig is great, but it’s nice to see more Apple employees doing demos
[5:52 PM] Bryan: iOS 13 will use machine learning to remove duplicate photos and organize your photos.
[5:51 PM] Bryan: New video editing effects and controls coming to iOS 13.
[5:50 PM] Bryan: New Portrait lighting effects coming to iOS 13.
[5:49 PM] Bryan: Memoji Stickers will be supported on all iOS devices with an A9 chip or better.
[5:49 PM] Dave: Again, our sincere thanks to our WWDC 2019 Coverage sponsors: SaneBox, Direct Mail for Mac, Smile, Carbon Copy Cloner, and iMazing. Visit them all and share your thanks! https://www.macobserver.com/tag/wwdc-2019/
[5:49 PM] Bryan: Apple is adding Memoji Stickers to iOS 13. These are sticker packs for your own Memojis! That's great! You can use them in some 3rd party apps.
[5:49 PM] Dave: Memoji Stickers
[5:48 PM] Bryan: Lipstick, eyeshadow, piercings, teeth, braces, earrings, new hair options, hats, glasses, AirPods all coming to Memoji in iOS 13.
[5:47 PM] Bryan: iOS 13 will allow you to generate an avatar you can choose to send out with the people you iMessage with.
[5:45 PM] Bryan: Linksys, Eero, and Charter Spectrum will support HomeKit for Routers.
[5:45 PM] Dave: HomeKit-enabled routers from Linksys, eero, and Spectrum.
[5:45 PM] Bryan: Apple is bringing HomeKit to routers.
[5:45 PM] Bryan: Netatmo, Logitech, and Eufy will all support this out of the gate. I love this!
[5:44 PM] Bryan: HomeKit Secure Video will analyze your surveillance video ON YOUR DEVICES! Not in the cloud.
[5:43 PM] Bryan: Sign in with Apple allows developers to request your email address. You can share your real address, or Apple will create a random one for you!
[5:42 PM] Dave: A new private email address for each app if you like.
[5:42 PM] Dave: Sign in with Apple. A simple API for developers.
[5:42 PM] Bryan: Apple is going to launch "ign in with Apple" for third party signins!!!
[5:41 PM] Bryan: Appe is shutting the door on apps using Wi-Fi and Bluetooth tracking to bypass privacy features.
[5:40 PM] Bryan: Craig Federighi said Apple is adding a Locations permission for "Allow just once."
[5:40 PM] Dave: Shutting the door on WiFi and Bluetooth tracking abuse.
[5:40 PM] Bryan: Craig Federighi iterated Apple's position that privacy is a "fundamental human right."
[5:40 PM] Andrew: Maps Lookaround seems like a perfect feature for Apple AR Glasses...maybe
[5:39 PM] Bryan: Maps in iO 13 will have the ability to save locations for later viewing with a tap.
[5:39 PM] Bryan: A new Lookaround feature gives you a street view (similar to Google Maps). Includes smooth advancement to another location.
[5:38 PM] Bryan: Maps will have a Favorites feature for frequently used locations. You can make lists to share with friends, organize trips, and more.
[5:37 PM] Bryan: Meg Frost is coming out to show us the new Maps app.
[5:36 PM] Bryan: Craig Federighi said Apple has driven 4 million miles to rebuild its Maps app.
[5:35 PM] Bryan: Apple rebuilt Reminders app. It will allow you to use natural language to make entries. Smart Lists, tagged people, more.
[5:34 PM] Bryan: iOS 13 will include time-synced lyrics for songs.
[5:34 PM] Bryan: The new Share Sheet in iOS will include intelligent suggestions based on who you actually share with. Awesome!
[5:33 PM] Dave: The evolution of Smart Invert: Dark Mode.
[5:33 PM] Bryan: Craig Federighi announced a swipe mode in iOS keyboard.
[5:33 PM] Bryan: Kneejerk reaction to Dark Mode on iOS is that it looks way better than Dark Mode on Mojave.
[5:32 PM] Bryan: Craig Federighi officially announced Dark Mode for iOS.
[5:31 PM] Bryan: Craig is showing us a new Dark Mode commercial/promo for iOS. We'll post it on TMO as soon as it hits YouTube.
[5:31 PM] Bryan: Craig Federighi said that Face ID will unlock 30% faster. Said App downloads from App Store will be 50% smaller. Updates will be 60% smaller.
[5:30 PM] Bryan: The next iOS will be called iOS 13. Craig Federighi says performance will the focus of this release.
[5:29 PM] Dave: iOS 13 is coming in the fall.
[5:29 PM] Bryan: Craig Federighi is on stage.
[5:29 PM] Bryan: Tim Cook compared iOS 12 adoption (85%) to Android adoption (10%). He didn't actually name Android, just calling it "the other guys."
[5:28 PM] Dave: Throwing a little shade.
[5:28 PM] Bryan: Tim Cook says iOS 12 has a 87% customer satisfaction rating. 85% of iOS users are on iOS 12.
[5:27 PM] Bryan: Tim Cook is moving to iOS.
[5:26 PM] Bryan: The MLB app will offer live streaming of MLB games right from your Watch. Sportsball fans might love that!
[5:25 PM] Bryan: The Voice Memo app for Apple Watch looks very easy to use. Could be handy!
[5:25 PM] Bryan: The Gradient face is pretty cool. It has a gradient face that shifts with the time.
[5:24 PM] Bryan: She asked the audience to yell and the Hearing complication jumped from 72 decibels to 98 decibels.
[5:24 PM] Bryan: Haley Allen is on stage to show us some of the new faces and other features coming in watchOS.
[5:23 PM] Bryan: Summary will use machine learning to determine what information about your Activity is relevant to you.
[5:22 PM] Bryan: There will be a Summary view in the Activity app on iPhone.
[5:22 PM] Bryan: Cycle Tracking will come to iPhone, too.
[5:21 PM] Dave: Cycle Tracking coming to both watchOS and iOS!
[5:21 PM] Bryan: Hearing warnings (i.e. loud noises) and Cycle Tracking for menstrual cycles are coming to Apple Watch.
[5:20 PM] Dave: The new Noise app helps alert you to when your hearing is at risk of being damaged.
[5:19 PM] Dave: Let’s pay attention to our hearing
[5:19 PM] Bryan: Apple is adding Activity Trends in Apple Watch. This does some comparisons of recent and past Activity.
[5:18 PM] Bryan: Apple is adding new Health and Fitness features. Brought VP on stage to present it.
[5:17 PM] Bryan: Apple Watch owners will be able to purchase and install apps directly on their Watch.
[5:17 PM] Dave: Extended runtime API.
[5:16 PM] Bryan: Apple Watch apps will have the ability for apps to be independent of iPhone.
[5:16 PM] Bryan: Calculator app on Apple Watch will have a tip calculator and bill splitter function.
[5:16 PM] Bryan: "We're bringing more apps to Apple Watch." Voice Memos, Calculator, Audiobooks.
[5:15 PM] Dave: Audiobooks, Voice Memos, Calculator all coming.
[5:14 PM] Bryan: Apple is adding a bunch of new faces for Apple Watch. Some really simple, clean looks. New faces with complications, too.
[5:13 PM] Dave: New watch faces.
[5:13 PM] Dave: Up next: watchOS.
[5:13 PM] Bryan: Tim Cook is moving on to Apple Watch.
[5:12 PM] Bryan: Apple is going underwater for new screensavers for Apple TV.
[5:12 PM] Bryan: Apple is adding support for XBox 1S and PlayStation DualShock 4. The devs in the audience went nuts.
[5:11 PM] Dave: Finally, real game controllers - Xbox and PlayStation - for tvOS games.
[5:11 PM] Bryan: tvOS will add support for multi-user support. This includes multi-user support will include Apple Music. Lyrics will be added.
[5:09 PM] Bryan: Tim Cook is starting with tvOS.
[5:09 PM] Dave: Software, starting with tvOS.
[5:08 PM] Dave: It’s quite spectacular in here. And loud!
[5:07 PM] Bryan: The premise of "For All Mankind" appears to be that the Soviets beat the U.S. to the Moon. It looks great.
[5:06 PM] Bryan: Tim is offering us a preview of "For All Mankind," from Ron Moore, an Apple Original for this fall.
[5:06 PM] Bryan: Tim is pushing the services Apple introduced in March. Suggested we try Apple News + if we haven't already. Mentioned Arcade and Apple Card.
[5:04 PM] Bryan: Tim Cook said that most of this year's WWDC attendees are attending for the first time. That's interesting.
[5:04 PM] Bryan: Tim Cook is a better speaker each new major event. He's vibrant, dynamic, passionate in this event.
[5:03 PM] Dave: Here we go!
[5:03 PM] Bryan: Time Cook is on stage.
[5:02 PM] Bryan: "While the world sleeps, you dream." Great tagline.
[5:01 PM] Bryan: Now we have a second video showing people using their Apple devices late at night. Working, coding. deigning. It should resonate with devs.
[5:01 PM] Andrew: If the neon signifies Dark Mode on iOS, this is probably the most blatant hint Apple has given on WWDC artwork.
[5:01 PM] Dave: So many phones in the air!
[5:00 PM] Bryan: Apple's opening video has begun on the streaming presentation, and in the keynote hall.
[4:59 PM] Dave: It’s an app-explosion.
[4:50 PM] Dave: Our sincere thanks to our WWDC 2019 Coverage sponsors: Smile, Carbon Copy Cloner, iMazing, SaneBox, and Direct Mail for Mac. They ALL rock! https://www.macobserver.com/tag/wwdc-2019/
[4:31 PM] Dave: It feels otherworldly in here.
[4:23 PM] Dave: The room where it’ll happen.
[4:04 PM] Dave: More of the press corral.
[4:04 PM] Dave: Some of the press corral.
[4:04 PM] Dave: Dave, looking at the press line while walking towards the theater.
[3:15 PM] Dave: A birds-eye view of the line for the keynote ... or the front of it, anyway!
[12:37 AM] Dave: The sun is shining and the convention center is appropriately decorated. WWDC is almost here!
[1:19 PM] Dave: We'll see you here Monday morning for our live play-by-play and helpful-but-sometimes-snarky commentary. Join us then!
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