Today is the day tens of millions of Apple fans around the world have been waiting for all year long. That’s right, Apple is kicking off its annual developers conference with the WWDC 2017 keynote you’ve all been waiting for. WWDC itself is a great event, if for no other reason than the fact that it helps third-party developers learn how to make better apps — and every iPhone and iPad user out there obviously benefits from that. But the real action for consumers takes place at the very start of the show, when Apple unveils new software and hardware products during its big WWDC keynote presentation.

If you want to watch live streaming video of Apple’s big WWDC 2017 keynote, you can do so right here. In this post, you’ll find constant live updates from the entire BGR team as Apple unveils all of its latest software and hardware products set to hit Apple devices and store shelves over the course of the next few months.

So, what should we expect to see Apple show off on stage in San Jose, California on Monday? The biggest news will undoubtedly be iOS 11, which will usher in an exciting new set of features for iPhone and iPad users around the globe. New versions of macOS, watchOS, and tvOS will be unveiled as well during the WWDC 2017 keynote.

As for hardware, nothing is set in stone but there have been plenty of leaks leading up to today’s big event. Rumor has it we can expect new MacBook Pro models with more modern processors, a redesigned iPad Pro that fits a 10.5-inch display into a device that’s roughly the same size as the current 9.7-inch iPad Pro, and a new Siri Speaker designer to combat leading smart speakers like the Amazon Echo and Google Home.

What else does Apple have in store for us during Monday’s huge WWDC 2017 keynote? Keep an eye on our WWDC 2017 hub for content covering all the announcements Apple makes today. You’ll also find our live blog coverage of WWDC 2017 below, which will include running commentary covering everything that happens today during the keynote. New updates will be displayed automatically, so there’s no need to refresh this page.

Chris Mills

Thanks for following along with us! You can find a recap of the biggest announcements, as well as the rest of our in-depth WWDC 2017 coverage, over at the hub

Chris Smith

Oh, one more thing: Michelle Obama will join WWDC’s open session on Tuesday.

Chris Smith

It looks like that was WWDC 2017.

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It’ll start shipping this December in US, UK, and Australia. Next year around the world.

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Even if it could cost $400 to $700, according to Schiller.

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HomePad will cost $349.

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Until you say “Hey Siri,” nothing gets sent to Apple. Communication is all incripted.

Chris Smith

Siri on the HomePod will practically do what it does on your iPhone or iPad. And that includes controling HomeKit devices.

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You can speak to the HomePod while it rocks the house.

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6-micorphones around the middle. Hey Siri support included, of course.

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That means it works directly with Apple Music, your music library.

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Musicologist. That’s an intelligent music-discovering assistant. 

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Two speakers will automatically work together. 

Chris Smith

The audio tech seems amazing, at least in this demo. It looks like Apple has given this music experience thing a lot of thought.

Mike Wehner

The design is… well… very understated. Assume that’s an effort to let it blend into any decor, which is smart, but it’s not exactly an eye-catching device on its own. 

Chris Smith

Can’t wait to see how much this thing costs. $400?

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The speaker detects the space, and adjust the volume to create a “very spacious sound.”

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“The biggest brain ever in a speaker,” Schiller says.

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Apple A8 powering the HomePod.

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7 beam forming tweeter array, precision acoustic horns, 4-inch upward facing woofer.

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HomePod: just 7-inch tall, covered in a 3D acoustic mesh.

Chris Smith

It’s an uninspiring name, I agree.

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We call it… “HomePod.”

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And it does. Comes in white and black.

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The speaker will probably look like a Mac Pro because that’s what the rumors said.

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It also needs to be “spatially available” to know how to make music sound great regardless of the room of the house.

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The home speaker has to “rock the house.”

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“Breakthrough home speaker.” That’s what it’s all about.

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Sonos and Amazon Echo called out on stage.

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Schiller is back to talk some hardware.

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Apple wants to reinvent home music.

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Nice throwback to Jobs’s “one million songs in your pocket.”

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“40 million songs in your pocket.”

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Cook: “One last thing to talk to you about.”

Jacob Siegal

I still don’t think the iPad can replace my laptop, but it’s way, way closer on iOS 11.

Chris Smith

Developers get it today.

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Reminder that public iOS 11 beta comes at the end of June.

Chris Smith

I have to say iPad sounds a lot more exciting on iOS 11.

Jacob Siegal

The new document scanner is really impressive though.

Jacob Siegal

And now we’re spending an extended stretch of the keynote watching a Pencil demo.

Jacob Siegal

Files isn’t going to mean a lot to casual users, but it’s going to be huge for pro users who want their iPads to replace or supplement their laptops.

Jacob Siegal

Swipe all the way up from the bottom of the display and a new app switcher will appear. Once again, looks more like a computer interface.

Jacob Siegal

A new iOS app that leaked earlier today: Files.

Jacob Siegal

You can also drag and drop links, images and more from one app to another.

Jacob Siegal

The dock at the bottom can now be filled with apps. It actually kind of looks like macOS now…

Jacob Siegal

Apple says that iOS 11 is the biggest update ever for the iPad.

Jacob Siegal

You can order the new iPad Pro today, will ship next week.

Jacob Siegal

Apple is killing the 32GB iPad Pro, will now start at 64GB.

Chris Mills

These will be the fastest tablets ever, etc, which maintains Apple’s status quo at the top of the tablet market. 

Mike Wehner

120Hz refresh rate on the new iPad Pro is a big deal, especially for art like drawing, as well as gaming. 

Mike Wehner

Not quite edge-to-edge, but it looks a lot better than the 9.7-inch. 

Yoni Heisler

20% larger screen with 40% smaller bezels

Chris Mills

Lots of talk about worldwide compatibility at launch, which definitely feeds into the idea this is designed to sell. 

Chris Mills

New small iPad Pro. It’s got a 10.5-inch display with tiny bezels, so it’s about the same physical size and weight as the old 9.7-inch iPad Pro. 

Yoni Heisler

iPad sales have been shrinking non-stop for years now… will be interesting to see if Apple can reverse that trend this year

Yoni Heisler

10.5-inch iPad lives!

Chris Mills

Unsurprisingly, we’re talking about the iPad Pro here. 

Chris Mills

New iPad time!

Mike Wehner

That was a lot of stuff in the iOS segment. We have two of Tim’s “six things” to go. What could they be? 

Chris Smith

Can’t wait to try this myself.

Chris Smith

A guy just dived off the table to escape the battleships. 

Chris Smith

They just put a space game on top of a table.

Chris Smith

Wingnut AR is working on an impressive AR game. It looks amazing.

Chris Smith

“AR like you’ve never seen it before.”

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Pokemon Go with ARKit is getting even better.

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ARKit: “The largest AR platform in the world,” Federighi says, as it’ll turn millions of iPhones and iPads into AR-ready devices.

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Camera, CPU, GPU, motion sensors and iOS 11 will work together to deliver AR.

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AR uses all of the sensors of the iPhone to estimate parameters and render objects so they appear to be almost real.

Chris Smith

But AR will probably shine on the iPhone 8.

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Federighi demos AR on an iPhone 7.

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ARKit for developers.

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AR coming to iOS 11 — that’s augmented reality.

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iPhone 7 is six times faster than Pixel and Galaxy S8 at machine learning.

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On-device processing, which ensures data privacy.

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Vision API, Natural Language API coming to developers.

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Powerful machine learning coming to developers. 

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Machine learning coming to iOS 11.

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Time for core technologies.

Chris Smith

There’s going to be a lot of extra content in an app’s page. Which is a bit strange. Do we want to spend more time on an app’s page?

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Monument Valley 2 will be available today in the App Store.

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App pages are getting a makeover as well. 

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In-app purchases will also be featured. And they’ll be available from an app’s page.

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A new tab is Games. Finally.

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A whole new way to discover apps.”

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A new “Today” home page.

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The App Store is getting a brand new design. The first time in nine years.

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That means your app can get approved a lot faster.

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Faster app review times is something Schiller wants to single out. 

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Pokemon Go gets a nod.

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$70 billion paid to developers to date, 30% of that in the last year alone.

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Over 180 billion apps downloaded to date.

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500 million weekly visitors to the App Store.

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Phil Schiller is finally in the house.

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Spotify was notably absent there. No surprise there.

Yoni Heisler

but actually a smart idea.. should make it more fun (in theory at least)

Jacob Siegal

Introducing: iTunes Ping 2.0.

Yoni Heisler

I’ve always been curious what crappy music my friends are listening to

Chris Smith

Profiles are coming to Apple Music. This sounds like a social network. 

Chris Smith

What are friends listening to? Apple Music will show you. 

Chris Smith

Apple Music has 27 million subscribers right now.

Chris Smith

Roger on the spoilers. :)

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AirPlay 2 audio API for “multiroom audio fun.”

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More than one person can stream music to the same speaker.

Jacob Siegal

Hey, Chris, no spoilers!

Chris Smith

AirPlay 2 also introduced.

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Speakers support is coming to HomeKit. Guess that’s for that Siri speaker too.

Chris Smith

Homekit is next.

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Auto-replies telling people you’re driving are also coming to iOS 11.

Chris Smith

If you’re sitting in the back seat, you’ll be able to use the iPhone.

Chris Smith

Bluetooth, Wi-Fi Doppler effect, will tell iOS that you’re driving.

Yoni Heisler

Lane guidance on Apple Maps should be helpful

Chris Smith

Do Not Disturb While Driving coming to iPhone while connected to CarPlay.

Chris Smith

Navigation is getting speed limits and lane guidance.

Yoni Heisler

Apple Pay looks simple enough.. but not the most creative interface

Chris Smith

The same goes for major airports.

Chris Smith

Apple Maps is getting detailed maps for malls in various cities. 

Chris Smith

Siri will help you Apple Pay your friends if it detects that topic in your conversation.

Chris Smith

But Apple Pay integration is a pretty cool feature.

Chris Smith

Stickers. The least interesting part of iOS 11. To me.

Chris Smith

Siri will “see” what you’re doing in Safari and provide relevant results. 

Chris Smith

The Photo’s new Memories will take full advantage of the height of the display. This sounds like an iPhone 8 teaser to me.

Yoni Heisler

Long exposure effect looks awesome

Jacob Siegal

Apple is upping its GIF game considerably in iOS 11.

Chris Smith

Long exposure effects available in Photos app as well.

Chris Smith

Computer vision creates seamless loops. Say hello to new Apple GIFs.

Chris Smith

In Live Photos you can capture just the frame you want. 

Chris Smith

Lock screen merges with the Notification center.

Yoni Heisler

It looks very widget-y

Chris Smith

Even more features are included in Control Center.

Yoni Heisler

Wow, Apple completely revamped Control Center

Chris Smith

Simple switches and sliders, complete with 3D Touch support.

Chris Smith

Control Center is getting a major update.

Chris Smith

The Photos app also getting updates. Memories getting machine learning support, while Live Photos are getting a trim feature.

Chris Smith

Developers will have access to a Depth API.

Yoni Heisler

Still more than an hour left and Apple is flying through.. exciting things ahead

Chris Smith

HEVC and HEIF will compress videos and JPEG images.

Chris Smith

Less storage for video.

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1 trillion photos per year taken with Apple devices.

Mike Wehner

Siri’s new voice really does sound a lot better than the old one. 

Chris Smith

The camera is also getting updates. 

Chris Smith

End-to-end encryption included in Siri’s intelligence.

Chris Smith

This sounds similar to what Siri will do on watchOS 4, but a lot bigger.

Chris Smith

Siri Intelligence: Siri understands how you use your device, and can predict what you need.

Chris Smith

Siri-kit expands the voice capabilities of other apps.

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Translation will be in beta though, and it’ll support English, Chinese French, Germany, Italian, and Spanish.

Chris Smith

Siri in iOS 11 does translation as well.

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Follow up answers and questions.

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Siri is getting a new voice thanks to deep learning tech.

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Siri: More than 375 million devices.

Jacob Siegal

Adios, Venmo.

Chris Smith

Apple Pay in iMessage works exactly as it does when using it for payments.

Chris Smith

Apple Pay integrated in Messages as an iMessage app.

Chris Smith

Apple Pay for person-to-person payments coming in iOS 11.

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Apple Pay will be available at more than 50% of retailers in the US.

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Optimized device storage thanks to Messages in the cloud. Only the most recent messages are stored on the device.

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Messages in iCloud: All conversations automatically synchronized on all devices.

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iMessages: redesigned app drawer for easy access to sticker packages.

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“It’s a big one.”

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Federighi is back for iOS 11.

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Turning it up to 11!

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“This blows away the other platforms that suffer from horrible fragmentation.”

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86% of users are running iOS 10.

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Let’s talk about iOS!”

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Pretty impressive. Who needs a Mac Pro.

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Entry price for iMac Pro: $4,999. Launches in December.

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A comparable system would cost over $7,000.

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The iMac Pro can drive up to 44 million pixels.

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Built-in 10Gbit Internet.

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Up to 128GB ECC memory, up to 4TB of 3GB/s SSD.

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A reminder: selling a kidney can normally get you about $10,000, or half of an iMac Pro

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Up to 22 Teraflops of single precision compute power.

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Graphics: Radeon Vega graphics.

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8-core, 10-core and 18-core Xeon processors, a step above the Core iWhatever lines

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8-core Xeon CPU, all the way up to 18-core Xeon.

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80% increase in cooling capacity. 

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“The most powerful Mac ever made.”

Yoni Heisler

this is the hardware version of Dark Mode

Chris Smith

“The most beautiful iMac we’ve ever made.”

Chris Mills

There’s a new iMac Pro in space grey and I want it

Yoni Heisler

all black everything.. dark keyboard

Chris Smith

Here’s the “matte black” iMac from that huge Apple leak. 

Yoni Heisler

Sneak peek of iMac Pro!

Chris Smith

iMac Pro?

Chris Mills

THE MACBOOK AIR GOT AN UPDATE

Chris Smith

Here come the new MacBook Pros.

Jacob Siegal

E3 is weird this year.

Chris Smith

I have to say I like this demo a lot. 

Chris Mills

This is impressive but at the same time reminds me of Star Wars: Battlefront on the PS2

Jacob Siegal

Stoked to see VR on the Mac, but hoo buddy, this demo.

Chris Mills

27-inch iMac gets Radeon Pro 500-series with up to 8GB of VRAM, enough to do some actual VR stuff

Chris Mills

All 4K iMacs now have discrete graphics, Radeon GPUs with 4GB of VRAM. That’s a lot of VRAM, in case you were wondering.

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USB-C on the iMac, which is well overdue

Yoni Heisler

Nice to see the iMac getting some love.. fusion drive is now standard on all the 27-inch iMacs

Chris Mills

Also updates to RAM, up to 64GB on the big iMacs

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New screen and Kaby Lake processors for the iMac

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It’s hardware time!!

Yoni Heisler

Public beta is coming in late June

Yoni Heisler

High Sierra beta available today

Chris Mills

Will we finally get an Apple-branded display with a built-in GPU? Deep breathing intesnifies.

Chris Mills

Metal will also support external GPUs for Macs, which excites me greatly.

Yoni Heisler

Metal 2 is on the way.. with brand new APIs that deliver up to 10x better draw call throughput

Chris Mills

This is big. APFS is orders of magnitude better, and should make storage more secure and way way faster.

Yoni Heisler

Apple file system is coming to macOS

Chris Mills

Your edits from Photoshop also now sync directly to Photos. Sounds cool, but also like it could screw up photographer’s carefully designed storage systems

Yoni Heisler

Some brand new photo editing features in the Photos app as well.. looks like a solid refinement

Yoni Heisler

Facial recognition in the new Photos app has been much improved, Craig F tells us

Chris Mills

Autoplay blocking in newest version, which is going to be awesome

Chris Mills

Unsurprisingly, Apple says Safari is the world’s fastest browser in Apple-run tests. Imagine our surprise!

Chris Mills

We’re going to talk about the updates app-by-app, starting with Safari

Yoni Heisler

macOS High Sierra.. the name is fully baked Craig F tells us

Yoni Heisler

high sierra

Yoni Heisler

Craig F on stage… let the jokes start rolling!

Chris Mills

Starting with macOS, but doesn’t rule out some new hardware (!!!!!)

Chris Mills

OK, Macs now

Yoni Heisler

They’re flying through tvOS and Apple Watch.. must have a lot of announcements to get through

Chris Smith

Developer preview available today, watchOS 4 coming this fall.

Chris Smith

That’s with help of other devices. 

Yoni Heisler

The Apple Watch UI has progressed quite nicely from the clunky mess we saw in series 1

Chris Smith

Continuous glucose monitoring coming to watchOS 4. 

Chris Smith

“A lot more coming in watchOS 4.”

Yoni Heisler

Apple Watch is getting a flashlight feature!

Yoni Heisler

Beggin for thread.. deep cut on the apple watch demo

Yoni Heisler

That feature will be rolling out to new gym equipment this fall

Yoni Heisler

Interesting… apple watch can not interface with gym equipment… a nice feature for treadmill runners

Chris Smith

Two-way data sync with gym equipment. 

Mike Wehner

Advanced tracking for cycling is more than welcome. It’s an area in which Apple Watch is seriously lacking. 

Chris Smith

You can now add a different workout in a single session to the current one.

Chris Mills

“If you like to do more than one workout in a row,” Apple says to dark room full of bloggers

Chris Smith

High Intensity Interval Training mode also coming.

Chris Smith

New UI for Workout app. 

Chris Mills

New personalized challenges for every month. No Dorito-eating challenge yet sadly :(

Chris Smith

The Activity app is getting personalized to you too in watchOS 4.

Chris Smith

However, Toy Story is a different… story.

Yoni Heisler

Some ToyStory integration

Chris Smith

The Caleidoscope watchface is pretty cool but I can’t see myself using it. 

Yoni Heisler

New watchfaces are afoot

Chris Smith

It already sounds like we’re in for some pretty big Siri updates. 

Yoni Heisler

The UI for the dynamically updating info is pretty slick

Chris Smith

Sounds like Google Now for Apple Watch. But with Siri.

Chris Smith

Siri watchface adapts automatically to show you information relevant to you.

Chris Mills

First mention of Siri with the Siri watchface. Expect to hear more about Siri today.

Chris Smith

watchOS 4 is on the menu today.

Chris Smith

Not many details about tvOS. Moving to watchOS.

Mike Wehner

Jony Ive seen in the crowd. He has apparently escaped the white room of doom. 

Chris Mills

Bigger deal than it looks for Apple. Amazon Prime Video isn’t available on Chromecast, which should help push the Apple TV more.

Yoni Heisler

Amazon coming to Apple TV.. about time! Coming later this year

Chris Mills

Amazon on the Apple TV

Chris Smith

6 major announcement coming.

Chris Smith

Though 82 is a good age to start coding as well.

Yoni Heisler

There’s an 82 year old developer in the crowd :-o

Chris Smith

I wish I started coding when I was six.

Yoni Heisler

There’s a 10-year old developer in the crowd

Chris Mills

16 million developers signed up around the world, only half of whom are only registered for the iOS betas

Chris Smith

16 million registered developers, 3 million added last year.

Chris Smith

Tim Cook: “The best and biggest WWDC ever.”

Yoni Heisler

15 years since Apple has held a WWDC in San Jose

Chris Smith

Apple pretty much nailed smartphone addiction. 

Chris Smith

Alright guys, here we go. “We couldn’t be more excited to be here today…”

Mike Wehner

As usual, there are about a hundred people still milling about in the event hall, so we’ll wait patiently for them to find their seats before Apple can begin. 

Chris Smith

Dark mode will probably come when OLED iPhone is ready, I’d bet. To save battery.

Jacob Siegal

Yeah, as leaky as Apple has been, there’s still a ton we don’t know about iOS 11.

Mike Wehner

I’m all about dark mode, but if Apple adds the ability to put app icons anywhere on the screen in iOS, I’ll die a happy man. 

Chris Smith

I’ll go with Files and drag-and-drop. :)

Yoni Heisler

given how little we know about iOS 11, hopefully Apple has quite a few surprise announcements in store for us

Chris Mills

Before we start, you’ve got one last chance to guess what new features we’re going to see in iOS 11. Drag-and-drop on the iPad? Dark Mode? An option to replace every app icon with Jony Ive’s face? 

Only minutes left until we find out.

Chris Mills

Live stream is up, and we’re hearing it could run for more than two hours. You’re going to need extra popcorn today.

Jacob Siegal

We’re just moments away from WWDC 2017.

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