No one could complain that WWDC wasn’t packed to the rafters with new features. With so much to discuss instead of our usual episode we’ve gone ahead and done a 2 parter Barry, Karl and myself discuss the points of WWDC whilst going decidedly off topic in places. Spectrum vs C64 and alternative uses for a hot tub amongst others.
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WWDC in Ten Minutes
If you want to get all of the major points in an easily digestible, Karl’s found a 10 minute rundown of WWDC
- Instant app launching
- Introducing Scribble
- More Watch Faces
- Mini Mouse
- Numerals interface
- Activity interface
- SoS on Apple Watch.
- Localised emergency numbers called.
- How “easy” will it to accidentally activate this feature. Ie if running and a band rubs against the button?
- Enhanced Activity and Workout
- Breathe – Well spotted Serenak in our Decoding the coding article.
- Realtime access to fitness and movement data.
- Apple Pay Within Watch Apps
- Fitness Apple now be able to run the background during workouts enabling access to real-time heart rate information and motion data. This is going to enable a whole new category fitness apps on the watch.
- Sprite and Scene Kit On Apple Watch
- Auto unlock
- Universal clipboard
- Desktop available across devices via iCloud
- Optimised storage
- Get rid of files you’ll never need again 20gb free to 120gb
- is this like that spammy program you all laughed at me for installing (clean my mac or soething)
- Apple pay to the web
- Done via a style sheet on the browser (safari only?)
- uses continuity on iphone to authenticate
- picture in picture
- All apps or just those that sign up?
- Siri on mac
Remove built-in apps from the Home screen on your iOS device with iOS 10 beta – Apple Support – support.apple.com
Nemo’s hardware store
Johns back with us again this week, casting his critical eye over some new cases for Mac, iPhone and iPad.
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Worth A Chirp
Barry : iPad longevity – just recycled ipad mini to my muva. It’s a brave new world and she is loving it.
Karl : Drop Flip by BorderLeap – iTunes
Drop Flip is a delightful game packed with silly physics contraptions! Move, flip and manipulate obstacles of every shape and size as you accomplish the not-so-simple task of dropping a ball into a bucket
Mark : Anti biotics because i’m ill…