Tag Archives: WWDC

Episode 181, Apple unveils all-new MacBook Air, supercharged by the new M2 chip at WWDC22



In this episode, we will start our discussion of the Worldwide Developers Conference 2022.  WWDC22 began with a Keynote Monday introducing the all new MacBook Air which we will start with today. Also, announced was the new M2 chip supercharging the 13-inch MacBook Pro. There were also previews of the exciting updates to iOS, iPadOS, macOS and watchOS—all with new features and capabilities which we will cover in a upcoming episode.

MacBook Air features a new, strikingly thin design in four beautiful finishes, larger 13.6-inch Liquid Retina display, 1080p HD camera, MagSafe charging, and more.

 

Measuring just 11.3 mm thin, the new MacBook Air is available in four beautiful finishes — silver, starlight, space gray, and midnight.
The new 35W Dual USB-C Port Compact Power Adapter features two USB-C ports, so users can charge two devices at once.

Episode 179, Apple introduces new professional training to support growing IT workforce; Ford Motor Company offers employee training



In this episode, we will discuss Apple introducing new professional training to support growing IT workforce.  We will look at the program and how new companies are introducing their employees to the new training. We will also update you on the upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference, commonly referred to as WWDC22.

Apple launched Wednesday updated professional training and certifications for IT support and management. The redesigned training has moved to an online, self-paced format.
After completing an estimated 14 hours of learning content, users can take an exam to earn the Apple Certified Support Professional certification.
The second level of training in the IT series is the Apple Deployment and Management course, which covers how to configure, manage, and secure Apple products using mobile device management.

Episode 178, iPhones preparing to move to USB-C; WWDC 2022 makes final preparations to begin Monday, June 6



In this episode, Apple Inc. is testing future iPhone models as early as iPhone 15 that replace the current Lightning charging port with the more prevalent USB-C connector, according to a leading supply analyst Ming Chi Kuo, a move that could help the company conform with looming European regulations.  We’ll discuss this news and go more indepth into explaining the USB-C connector.  In addition, we will tell you what you need to know about WWDC 2022 coming up in a few short weeks.

WWDC 2022 will showcase the latest innovations in iOS, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS, while giving developers access to Apple engineers and technologies to learn how to create groundbreaking apps and interactive experiences.WWDC 2022 will showcase the latest innovations in iOS, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS, while giving developers access to Apple engineers and technologies to learn how to create groundbreaking apps and interactive experiences.
USB-C male connector. Apple is indeed planning a switch to USB-C from Lightning for the iPhone, testing future models with the connector as well as an adapter for old accessories. Move would better unify Apple device charging and meet the incoming European mandate.

Episode 133, Apple advances personal health by introducing secure sharing and new insights



In this episode, we will discuss the announcement during the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC 2021) that with iOS 15, iPhone and Apple Watch users will now have the ability to share health data with loved ones or a care network, view Trends, and measure their Walking Steadiness.

iOS 15 brings secure sharing and new insights for users within the Health application.
Users can choose to share their health and wellness data with loved ones or caregivers for more meaningful conversations and support, even from afar.
Users have granular control over which health data types they choose to share and with whom.

 


Episode 132, Apple debuts iOS 15 bringing new ways to stay connected and powerful features that help users focus, explore, and do more with on-device intelligence



In this episode, we will discuss one of Apple’s announcements Monday kicking off its annual Worldwide Developers Conference 2021 with major updates to FaceTime, new Focus features to reduce distraction, enhanced on-device intelligence to discover information, and more ways to explore the world using Maps, Weather, and Wallet.

iOS 15 introduces SharePlay in FaceTime, Live Text using on-device intelligence, redesigned Notifications, and more.
The stunning Portrait mode from the Camera app is now optimized for video calls in FaceTime.
Focus helps users filter notifications to reduce distractions, using a custom Focus or a suggested Focus like Work or Sleep.
An all-new city navigation and exploration experience comes to Apple Maps with more realistic and colorful details.

Episode 84, iPadOS 14 introduces new features specifically for iPad



In this episode, we will review the new iPadOS 14 operating system previewed at the Worldwide Developers Conference. (Graphic courtesy of Apple Inc.)

iPadOS 14 introduces new features and designs that make the iPad experience even more distinctive.

Episode 82, Features of iOS 14 for the iPhone



In this episode we will delve deeper into some of the announcements iOS14 from Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference finished last week. This new software for the iPhone is introducing the biggest update ever to Home Screen pages with beautifully redesigned widgets and the App Library, a new way to tap into the App Store with App Clips, powerful updates to Messages, and much, much more. (Graphic courtesy of Apple Inc.)

The App Library makes it easier for users to get to all of their apps with a simple, easy-to-navigate view at the end of the Home Screen pages.

Episode, 81, WWDC launches highlighting new OS features; and COVID-19 tracking platform



Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference Keynote Address began Monday and will run all week until June 26th. Mac Minutes is covering the event. In this episode we will give 13 new innovative technologies and features unveiled at the WWDC20 Keynote Address. We will be sticking to the top items and follow up later delving deeper into new features of each operating system and new announcements in subsequent episodes. (Graphic courtesy of Apple Inc.)

Tim Cook recaps some of the groundbreaking technologies unveiled at WWDC20.

Episode 77, Apple announces virtual WWDC; Apple Watch Pride Edition and Nike Sport bands; OS software updates; and stores begin to reopen



In this episode, we will discuss the recent Apple announcement of a virtual WWDC, Apple Watch Pride Edition and Nike Sport bands, iPadOS and iOS 13.5 software updates; and stores begin to reopen. (Graphics courtesy of Apple Inc.)

The Apple Watch Nike Sport Band is reimagined with the colors of the rainbow.
The new Apple Watch Pride Edition Sport Band includes a distinctive vertical-stripe rainbow edition.