035 - WWDC15 keynote roundup

A roundup of all the main talking points from Apple's WWDC15 keynote, along with the latest tech news.

Show Notes:

- WWDC round-up

  • OS X 10.11 El Capitan Shake to enlarge mouse cursor Pin sites/tabs in Safari Mute notification and mute ability in Safari Contextual Spotlight searching (finding files, online content etc) Split screen view Metal 3D graphics SDK Dev beta now, public beta in July
  • iOS 9 Siri Proactive / Spotlight - new page (home screen zero), context sensitive. Intelligent phone number recognition Intelligent meeting invites and acceptance Search API and deep links in apps Searches and suggestions are not linked to Apple ID or shared, and any sent data is anonymous New Notes app Maps update with transit info and view Newsstand is gone - new Flipboard-esque News. Personalise your feed by publication or subject (US, UK and Australia first) iPad - use two fingers to turn keyboard in to trackpad iPad (all) - Slide-over iPad (Air 2) - Multi-window support iPad - picture in picture video iOS update file reduced from 4.5GB to 1.3GB iOS 9 will give an extra hour use and have 'power save' mode for extra 3 hours Android switching app
  • Apple Pay Passbook becomes Wallet - store and reward cards can be added New Square reader Rolling out in UK - all major banks (except Barclays) - 250k places to pay
  • Swift 2.0 HealthKit - hydration and reproductive support Gaming (various) HomeKit - sensors such as carbon monoxide alarm Swift will be open-source
  • WatchOS 3rd party native apps Automatically use trusted wifi networks Photo Album face Dev complications Time Travel Reply to emails, watch video, make FaceTime Audio calls Siri can start workouts Watch.camp highlights
  • Apple Music Beats1 radio - 24/7 Human curated playlists Connect - for artists to post/share (Ping) June 30th (with iOS 8.4) - 9.99 a month - 3 month free trial Family sharing (6 people) 14.99 a month Offline listening Spotify figures