Recap: What's new after the Apple Developers Conference 2021

On June 7, Apple held the annual Apple Developers Conference 2021 to release a variety of new products and features. In case you missed it, we’ve rounded up the most important updates from the conference so you can stay informed on the latest tech trends.

iOS 15

iOS 15 comes with powerful feature and new way stay connected. Release major update on FaceTime, Focus Feature, enhanced on-device intelligence, Maps, Weather, and Wallet. Siri work in Offline mode as well.

iOS 15 Preview courtesy of Apple
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Enhanced FaceTime with More Natural Calls and Shared Experiences with SharePlay. Now friends and family are better connected on FaceTime. With spatial audio on AirPod Pro and coming voice of that person from where they are appear in the screen. Using Portrait mode on FaceTime user can blur the background to focus on the call. There are also new grid view in group FaceTime.
Now user can share the experience using SharePlay while connected using FaceTime. User can listen song on Apple music, TV in sync mode with friend-family and share the controller like play, pause, next, skip using SharPlay during FaceTime so everyone can control. SharPlay sync with iPhone, iPad, macOS even Apple TV.

FaceTime call also join from link and share via Mail, Messages, Calendar or other Apps. Even Windows and Android user can join FaceTime call using browser.

FaceTime on iOS 15 courtesy of Apple
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Focus Tools

Provide new feature to focus the user to help to focus and reduce the distraction from annoying Notifications. Also share the focus on other Apple device.

Focus Tool courtesy of Apple
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Live Text and On-Device Intelligence

User can take action like copy while detect the text from camera in live mode using on-device Intelligence. User also get more information around the world like art, landmark, books. There are many other feature avaialble.

Learn more about Live Text and On-Device Intelligence

macOS Monterey

Apple introduce macOS Monterey, the world’s most advanced desktop operating system.

macOS Monterey comes with powerful feature like SharePlay in FaceTime and Focus to sync with another Apple device. Using SharePlay in FaceTime share content via Messages right in Photos, Safari, Apple Podcasts, Apple News, and the Apple TV app. Major update in the Safari feature, powerful tab organizations and create group of tab and automate the tab of everyday task. Focus help user to set the status so user can work without distraction and ignore the notification of unrelated there current activity. Also share the status across the other device. Universal Control to connected all device and control using single mouse and keyboard in Mac and iPad seamlessly. User also can drag and drop the content and shared the clipboard on the connected device.

macOS Monterey courtesy of Apple
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Other Features and Enhancements

- Redesign the Safari
- Apple Maps
- Apple Wallet
- App Privacy Report
- Redesigned Weather and Notes Apps

Learn more

Preview: What to expect from the Apple Developers Conference 2021

Apple is gearing up to share its newest releases with the globe. Join Apple and the worldwide developer community on June 7 at 10 a.m. PDT for the Apple Developers Conference 2021. At the event, Apple is expected to share several new updates and features that will enhance several different pieces of technology. Below is a list of expected announcements:

Let’s dive deeper into a few of these releases.

iOS 15 

Developer beta release will be release on June 7, 2021 and final release on September 2021. Last year apple release the iOS 14 with the change the entire home screen interface by Widget and library feature. We cannot believe that much interface changes in the iOS 15. Mostly it will be fixed and improvement of the iOS 14 and below few new features with the big update. 

  1. Notification Setting 
  2. iMessage changes 
  3. Default apps customization. 
  4. Interactive widgets 
  5. Redesigned Settings 
  6. Redesigned lock screen 
  7. Always-on display 
  8. Privacy 

 Below listed device will get the iOS 15 update:

  • iPhone 12 Pro Max 
  • iPhone 12 Pro 
  • iPhone 12 mini 
  • iPhone 12 
  • iPhone 11 
  • iPhone 11 Pro 
  • iPhone 11 Pro Max 
  • iPhone XS 
  • iPhone XS Max 
  • iPhone XR 
  • iPhone X 
  • iPhone 8 
  • iPhone 8 Plus 
  • iPhone 7 
  • iPhone 7 Plus 
  • iPhone SE (2020) 
  • iPod touch (7th generation) 
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macOS 12 

Still, we don’t have official release date but on Jun 7 2021, it will be released the public beta for testing. Might be in September months event it will officially release. Last year Introduce completely new macOS 11 named Big Sur for support Apple silicon M1 ARM based chip. macOS 12 will be enhanced version of the Big Sur and some new features. Currently it’s rumored to Apple M2 chip. So it’s possible to support macOS 12 support the next generation Apple M2 chip. 

Some of the new feature of macOS 12: 

  1. Better security 
  2. Deeper iOS integration 
  3. Time for a clock 
  4. Apple Health 
  5. Time Machine backups in the cloud 
  6. Unlocking your Mac with your iPhone 
  7. Touchscreen controls for Mac

Below listed device will get the macOS 12 update:

  • MacBook (2015 or later) 
  • iMac Pro (2017 or later) 
  • MacBook Pro (2014 or later) 
  • Mac mini (2014 or later) 
  • MacBook Air (2014 or later) 
  • iMac (2014 or later) 
  • Mac Pro (2014 or later) 
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What impact does the Apple Developers Conference have on the development community?

Development community connect individuals with the same professions, interests, or ideas in software. They may help you find content, trending news, even job vacancies. Mobile app development is a tedious process that requires a dedication and technical skills. Sometimes, an individual developer or software development company is stuck in some problem but cannot find a solution. Or maybe, they are simply looking to broaden their thinking and get inspired by emerging tech trends. That’s why is necessary to collaborate with other developers in the community. Thus, the Apple Developers Conference is critical to propelling the development community as a whole.

Experience the Apple Developers Conference 2021

There are so many more exciting slated to be released at the Apple Developers Conference 2021, so you won’t want to miss it! In addition to live streaming the event on YouTube, Apple also plans to make the WWDC 2021 keynote available through the Apple TV app. Apple today also created an Events page for WWDC 2021, which is where the live stream will be available. Enjoy!

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