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Here we go! Apple Credits on Screen!
Lights are down…
Here we go!
Rehearsal Video playing…
Funny Video though!
Hey that’s Leo!
and a GOAT!
Tim Cook is on stage!
Many Good Mornings… Even though it’s Good night in Sri Lanka!
Cook talking about the growth of Apple
This is huge!
Apple is Live Streaming 30 sessions of the conference this time!
“We’ve got a jam-packed morning for you.” Starting with OS X.
and obviously iOS…
“And today we’re bringing native apps to the Watch with a new version of the watchOS which gives developers even more time to develop apps for the Watch that will change the world.” No hype there!
If you see my pun!
Cook is out and Craig Federighi is on stage!
Craig Federighi looks exactly as he did last time!
Talking about Yosemite!
55% adoption rate for OS X Yosemite! Fastest Adoption rate for any PC OS EVER!
The Name! haha
Jokes before the big name unveiling…
New name is El Capitan!
That’s right! OS X 10.11 El Capitan!
Focusing on Performance and Design!
El Capitan demo on stage!
New Gestures on OS X El Capitan make it easier!
Pin sites coming to OS X
Yup, that’s there in Chrome!
Spotlight pannel is now movable!
Apple mail is getting smarter!
But I doubt many people will care cz most of us don’t use Apple mail anyways…
Talking about Window Management!
OS X El Capitan perfoms better according to craig
The Trackpad is actually getting smarter
Finally Windows working side by side! Oh Yeah!
Just like on Windows!
Silly jokes here and there as well..
Split view with Mission Control looks Awesome!
Metal is coming to the Mac this year!
Now Epic Games on stage to demo Metal on the Mac.
That looks awesome though!
That game looks Awesome! Specially the Graphics…
Available to all the developers today!
Public Beta for El Capital in July!
Now moving on to iOS!
Adoption Rate for iOS 8 is also good according to Craig
Siri has a Beautiful UI!
Siri’s new UI!
Update to Siri will be very helpful for some!
Search is getting better too!
Siri and Spotlight are getting more integrated
There is a new API for Search! Huge for Devs!
Demo of iOS 9!
That wallpaper looks amazing, I must admit!
Did he just say meditating?
Craig demoing the Siri reminder features
Songs auto play when headphones are connected!
Search is smart just like on OS X eh!
Photos app has got a little makeover!
Intelligence throughout iOS 9 without risking privacy!
Everything stays on device!
Moving on to Apple Pay!
Apple Pay is coming to Forever 21 so Nilay can finally get some new accessories.
Small businesses are also getting support to Apple Pay!
Apple Pay coming to the UK!
When? Next Month!
8 banks in the UK at start!
Apple Pay will work on the London transportation system.
Passbook is renamed to “Wallet.”
Not Google Wallet, Just “Wallet”
Apple is very happy with what they have achieved with Apple pay according to Jennfier
Craig is back on stage to talk about some updates to some apps.
First off Notes!
Drawing feature coming to Notes! Galaxy Note users are going to dig that but miss the S-Pen! Ha!
Adding links just extremely fast!
Notes almost Universal! Everything is connected with iCloud
Next Craig is talking about Maps
Yes, Apple Maps, not Google Maps!
Transit coming to Maps
Maps transit will be available in these plus 300 more in China
Maps is Universal too!
This is the iOS 9 Home Screen btw
New App launching with iOS 9 called NEWS!
Direct Challenger for Flipboard haha
Demo of News!
We can bookmark articles to read later.
“News is smart, so the more I read, the better it gets at showing me stories I’m interested in.”
Amazing GIFs? and Beautiful Photos and Videos with News… Attractive!
Apple is taking Photo galleries to the next level, with photo mosaics
Yes it looks pretty beautiful, but not sure how many will use it.
New will be rolling out in the US, UK and Australia first…
Now talking about iPads
Are iPads your Home Computers? Tweet me @banuathuraliya and let me know.
Shortcuts are coming to the keyboard suggestion bar with cut copy paste, attachments, etc. You can put two fingers down on the keyboard and it becomes a trackpad to move the cursor around.
Shortcuts coming for App Switching too
Multitasking FINALLY coming to iOS 9!
A Demo of Multitasking
New task switcher looks very close to the app switcher on Android Lollipop
Doesn’t this look a bit like Windows 8?
Multi app Multi Touch! Useful for 2 people using one device…
Not sure if many people will use it though
Slide Over lets you open a second app without leaving the one you’re in.
That’s very very close to Windows 8 man!
Craig showing off the new keyboard gestures
Super Cool Gestures? Maybe, But have to try it before I come to any conclusions!
Oh Yeah! Now that’s some serious multitasking! Just like on Samsung!
That’s multitasking on iOS 9
Available on iPhone as well
Developer APIs also available!
Powerful feature of Split view only for the Beast!
Quick Summary of what we talked about earlier with El Capitan and iOS 9!
Battery Life going up by 1 Hour on iPhones with iOS 9
Low Power Mode extends battery life by 3 hours!
Craig now talking about Security with 2 factor Authentication
Apple’s reduced the amount of free space you need to get iOS 9 from 4.6gb to 1.8gb.
Good News for Devs!
Running through all the other features coming to Developer Kits!
Now talking about Health Kit with the addition of Water
Now tlaking about Home Kit and How companies are adopting it
HomeKit now supports window shades, motion sensors, security systems, and remote access via iCloud.
Now talking about CarPlay!
You don’t have to take your phone out to use it with CarPlay!
Swift 2 coming! Cheer!
The App Store now has more than 15,000 apps that use Swift.
SWIFT IS NOW OPEN SOURCE!
APPLE just dropped a BOMB!
Even coming to Linux!
iOS 9 will be supported by all the iOS 8 supported devices!
Tim is back on stage.
“There’s seemingly no limit to what you can do”
“The App Store has passed 100 billion app downloads!”
“The App Store has forever changed software and software distribution”
App Store is the most profitable app market on the planet says Cook
A quick Video from Apple to the Developers…
It’s all about the Apps with this Video!
Super Long Video!
Huge round of applause from the Devs!
Giant Step for us says Tim!
“We believe in technology designed for the wrist.”
Kevin Lynch now on stage.
More Watch faces coming to Apple Watch OS 2
TimeLapse face coming with many locations
Time Travel? Ya… With that You can scroll forward in time and watch the complications update.
Night Stand… Direct Competition for the Moto 360 right there!
More than 12 friends with WatchOS 2
With Watch OS 2, we can use more than 1 colour when drawing…
Apple Pay will support store and loyalty cards on the Watch as well.
Siri can get you mass transit directions.
That’s bascially WatchOS 2
App for the Phone, and App for the Watch!
Native App Support coming to Apple Watch!
Microphone is now available with WatchOS2
You can now play audio and Video on the Watch! Not sure how many people will use this though considering the size of the device…
Demo on stage again
You can use Siri to reply to a Message on the Apple Watch!
Looking at some 3rd party apps…
Developer Beta available Today!
That Epic Line!
It’s all about Music! We all know where this is headed!
Jimmy Iovine is on stage! Yes…
Right now, the music experience is fragmented. Fans need to use a lot of different services to listen to and connect with their favorite artists.
This is Apple Music! – Video Playing…
“When you upload your music to Apple Music, anything can happen.”
Eddy Cue in stage finally…
Changes to my music…
Music will also do algorithmic recommendations according to Eddy
“Real radio shows that are going to blow your mind.”
Maybe they are just building a lot of Hype here. Maybe, Just Maybe!
Drake is here at WWDC!
Artists can post their latest tracks, behind-the-scenes photos, in-progress lyrics, or a new remix.
Unsigned artists can share their music on Apple Music, too. So music lovers and the entire music industry can hear it.
Happy Birthday Phil Schiller!
Demo time with Apple Music!
We can add our own artwork to our playlist…
Now playing… Fall Out Boy!
Eddy Cue is now dancing on stage. Talking about having some fun while doing a Keynote…
Now a preview of Beats One.
Image and Video Stream? Looks and sounds like Instagram to me…
Apple Music includes tens of thousands of music videos with no ads.
Using Siri to Control Apple Music!
Now Playing… Glory from Selma!
Siri + Apple Music looks Awesome
Launching in 100+ countries
$9.99 a month! but…
$14.99 give a family package with up to 6 family account!
Tim is back on sta
Apple Music Promotional Ad playing…
Almost at the end…
Round of applause to the Apple Team!
One Last Song, A world premier to end it all by the Weekend!
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With that in mind, to all of you in Sri Lanka, Good Night!