18: Goat Yoga

Posted on Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019
Clay, John & Vic are back to discuss Apple’s 2019 WWDC Keynote Event.

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Topic: WWDC 2019

  • Good Night Developers - Intro Video
  • Far All Man Kind - Trailer from Ron Moore’s show
  • Apple TV+ update
  • tvOS
    • multi user support for tv app and music
    • New music display with lyrics
    • Apple Arcade.
      • PS and Xbox controllers
    • Screensavers
  • watchOS 6
    • new faces
      • Gradient
      • Large Numerals
      • Modern Digital
      • California Dial
      • Analog Solarf
    • Taptic Chimes on the hour
    • New System Apps
      • Audio Books
      • Voice Memos
      • Calculator
    • New Developer Features
      • Independent Apps
      • Extended time and sensor access
      • Streaming audio API support
    • App Store on the watch
      • Support for browsing searching and purchase/downloading all right on the watch
    • New Health & Fitness Capabilities
      • Activity App updates
        • Activity Trends
          • Good progress tracking of some key metrics
          • Looks like this is only in the iOS app
      • Hearing Health
        • Noise app
          • Constant sampling for db rating with alerts for high ratings
          • no recording, saving or uploading of data
      • Menstrual Cycle Tracking
        • Notifications for cycle and fertility window
        • Also in health on iOS with no watch
      • Health App Updates & Redesign - iOS
        • New Summary View
          • Notifications
          • Favorites
          • Highlights
  • iOS 13
    • Performance

      • Faster Face ID by 30%
      • Smaller app downloads
      • Twice as fast app launch speeds
    • Dark Mode

      • nice jelly fish😂
      • system wide
      • Apps demonstrated
        • News
        • Calendar
        • Notes
        • Messages
        • Photos
        • New share sheet
        • Music
    • System App Updates

      • Safari
        • quick setting changes like font size
        • Per website preferences
      • Mail
        • Rich fonts and desktop class text formatting
      • Notes
        • Gallery View
        • Shared Folders
      • Reminders
        • Natural language reminder creation
        • Quick Type Bar
          • Attachments etc
        • Tasks
          • Organize to do items with a top level reminder
        • Smart Lists
        • tag people with message integration
      • Maps
        • Rebuilt with more detail
        • New launch screen
          • Favorites
          • Collections - lists of faves and related locations
        • look around window AKA street view
        • Junction View
        • ETA Sharing
      • Privacy Improvements
        • Location services
          • New 1 time allowance
          • Background tracking alerts
          • Wifi and Bluetooth protections
        • Sign In With Apple
          • Simple API for devs
          • Uses a dummy account with no personal info
          • Choose to share your email or use a dummy email that forwards to your real one.
          • A different dummy email for each app
        • HomeKit
          • HomeKit secure video
            • Handled on local devices no unencrypted data sent
            • Data saved for 10 days without impacting your storage quota
          • HomeKit enabled routers
            • Firewalls smart devices for protection
      • Messages
        • Share photo and name with people you message
        • Improvements to Memoji demo
          • Cool demo but seriously does anyone use Memoji?
          • Memoji improvements - I still won’t use it because it’s like, totally dumb and stuff, because I’m an influencer in like fashion and nose rings are totes cool yeah
        • Memoji stickers
          • Nice system keyboard integration
          • A9 chip or later
      • Camera
        • Portrait Lightening Enhancements
        • JC says: Portrait Lighting modifications: I’ve never used them because I have a real camera
      • Photos
        • New photo editor
        • Much better video edits with rotation, filters and effects
        • Browsing improvement
          • Deduping and clutter removal
          • Intelligent organizing
          • New photos tab
    • Airpods

      • Siri reads messages and lets you reply
      • Audio Sharing
    • HomePod

      • Handoff to and from other devices by proximity
      • Live radio via iHeart, TuneIn and Radio.com
        • 100,000 stations
      • Personalized responses based on who’s talking
      • Personalized music, messages, notes, reminders phone and calendar
    • CarPlay

      • Improved dashboard
      • Redesigned apps
      • Siri support for 3rd party apps.
    • Siri

      • Shortcuts
        • Now built in and more powerful
        • the gateway for all shortcuts
      • Neural text to speech
        • More natural cadence and emphasis during speech
        • Entirely software generated speech via machine learning.
      • Send the dreaded “Unknown Caller” directly to voice mail
      • Low data mode
      • Multiple iCloud accounts for work & home
      • Enterprise Single Sign On
  • iPadOS
    • Today widgets pinned on home screen
    • Multi tasking
      • Slide over
        • Slid over multitasks just like iPhone
      • Split View
        • Multi window app support
        • app exposè
    • Files
      • Column View with preview and actions inspector
      • iCloud Drive folder sharing
      • SMB file Sharing
      • External storage and better camera support
      • Local Storage
    • Safari
      • Desktop class browsing
      • Download Manager
      • Keyboard shortcuts
    • Custom Fonts downloadable from the App Store
    • Text Editing
      • Grab and scroll from indicator
      • Improved cursor relocation
      • Improved dragging for text selection
      • 3 finger copy/paste/undo
    • Pencil Improvements
      • reduced latency by over 50%
      • redesigned tool pallet
      • PencilKit dev API

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Clay Daly

Clay Daly

CW (aka Clay) the father, husband, photographer, podcaster, human, these are some words that define me. Clay’s other podcast can be found at Cybrcast.

John Chidgey

John Chidgey

John is an Electrical, Instrumentation and Control Systems Engineer, programmer, podcaster and runs TechDistortion and the Engineered Network. John has produced and appeared on many podcasts as well as Pragmatic.

Vic Hudson

Vic Hudson

Vic is the host of the App Story Podcast and cohost of most things BubbleSort.