Watch Apples New iPad Pro 10.5-inch Commercial

· Andrew Orr · Cool Stuff Found

Apple released new iPad Pro models today at WWDC. It has a lot of great features, and to show it off there’s a new iPad Pro 10.5-inch commercial on YouTube. Just as big as the new iPad Pro itself are more multitasking features in iOS 11 for the device. It will have brand new drag-and-drop functionality, a Mac-like dock, and improvements to Apple’s Notes app. Watch the video below to see the cool stuff. Check it out

Watch Apple's APPOCALYPSE Video - It's Funny Stuff

· Bryan Chaffin · Cool Stuff Found

Apple showed a fun video called APPOCALYPSE during Monday’s World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC) keynote. It takes an absurdist look at what would happen if Apple’s App Store servers went down. It’s fun and funny, and it paid homage to developers with the tagline, “Keep making apps. The world is depending on you.” Check it out.

Apple Uses iOS 11 to Make iPad more Mac-like

· Jeff Gamet · Product News

iOS 11 includes iPad-specific features at WWDC 2017

Apple gave iOS 11 for the iPad some special love during the 2017 Worldwide Developer Conference keynote on Monday that makes the tablet more like a Mac with drag-and-drop support, a Dock, and touch-based app switcher.

Apple Focuses on Discovery with App Store Redesign

· Jeff Gamet · Product News

App Store gets a redesign for discoverability at WWDC 2017

Apple is revamping the iPhone and iPad App Store to improve discoverability, and we got our first look during the company’s Worldwide Developer Conference 2017 keynote on Monday.

Apple's iOS 11 Adds AR, Improves Siri, Mail, Photos, Maps, More [Update]

· Bryan Chaffin · News

Craig Federighi demoing iOS 11 at WWDC

SAN JOSE – Apple announced iOS 11 during its World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC) keynote on Monday. Improvements include significant enhancements to Siri, Mail, the Photos app, and Control Center. Apple is also building in under-the-hood improvements to how photos are taken and stored. Other improvements include Lock Screen and more. This is a living document until we complete it after the keynote.

iMac gets Kaby Lake Processor, 64 GB RAM

· Jeff Gamet · Product News

Apple shows off Kaby Lake processor iMacs at Worldwide Developer Conference 2017

Apple used its Worldwide Developer Conference keynote event to show off new iMac models with Intel Kaby Lake processors and up to 64 GB RAM.

Apple Announces macOS High Sierra, Public Beta Late this Summer [UPDATE]

· Bryan Chaffin & John Martellaro · News

Craig Federighi demos macOS High Sierra at WWDC

SAN JOSE – Apple announced macOS High Sierra during Monday’s World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC) keynote. The new operating system brings Apple File System, significant improvements to Mail and Photos, and Metal 2. Apple will also be building in support for VR engines. We’ll update this article with more details after the keynote.

TMO Background Mode Interview with Author and Linux Journal Sr. Editor Doc Searls

· John Martellaro · Background Mode Podcast

Doc Searls on Background Mode.

David “Doc” Searls is a book author, consultant, and Senior Editor at The Linux Journal. Doc was inspired by a high school teacher who thought he could write well and encouraged him. Doc, who was already thinking about journalism, started his career as a reporter and photographer at a small newspaper. Early on, he also worked at a university radio station where, he earned the name “Doc.” That in turn, led to the founding of a successful ad agency. Today, Doc is an Alumnus fellow of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University and a Fellow at the Center for Information Technology & Society at UC Santa Barbara. He continues his work as a book author focusing on consumers and markets. Doc’s career is rich and distinguished, and he shared some great stories with me.

TMO's WWDC 2017 Keynote Live Coverage

· Jeff Gamet · Link

Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose

The Mac Observer is on location at the McEnery Convention Center for this morning’s Worldwide Developer Conference keynote event. The keynote starts at 20 AM pacific time. You can follow along with our as-it-happens coverage, and then stick around for more news from the event, analysis, and reactions on TMO’s Daily Observations and Apple Context Machine podcasts.

Simon Pierro's Newest iPad Trick is 'Naked Scanner'

· Bryan Chaffin · Cool Stuff Found

For your pre-WWDC entertainment, I present to you Naked Scanner, by Simon Pierro. You might remember him as the magician who specializes in doing amazing magic tricks with an iPad. He ventured into the realm of candid camera trickery Monday with the help of well-rehearsed models in a gag he called Naked Scanner. It’s likely obvious how the trick was done, but the reactions of the passers by is definitely worth a smile. He talks about the trick in a blog post, including a test-video from the development phase. And don’t fret, all the bits deemed naughty are blurred.