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Apple WWDC 2020 event

Here's everything we saw during Apple's keynote

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Apple WWDC 2020

CEO Tim Cook heads Apple's online keynote.

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CEO Tim Cook addresses the Black Lives Matter movement and the coronavirus pandemic. 

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iOS 14

Apple unveils iOS 14

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Apple's new home screen

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Changes to the home screen

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App Library

Apple announces App Library, which will make your apps easier to organize and navigate. 

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Siri gets a new update

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Siri

Siri gets a whopping 25 billion requests per month. 

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Translate

The app, which can work offline, will let you translate your voice and text across 11 different languages. 

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Messages

You can now pin your most important conversations to the top of your messages. 

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Customize your look

Apple claims there are over a trillion ways to customize your emoji in iOS 14. 

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Inline replies

Inline replies will let you reply to a specific message. You can view them in their own threads or within the full conversation. 

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Cycling

iOS 14 is changing the way you ride your bicyle with updates to Cycling

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Cycling directions

Apple is adding dedicated cycling options to maps, which will take things like elevation into account. 

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CarPlay

Apple announces new updates to CarPlay. Soon you'll be able to unlock your car with your iPhone. 

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Digital car keys

Apple uses NFC and you'll just need to tap to unlock. 

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App Clips

Apple's new App Clips are designed for speed. This feature lets you use a small part of the app without needing to download the entire app. 

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App Clip

App Clips allow you to use Apply Pay instead of entering your credit card information. 

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iPadOS

All new sidebar on the iPad. 

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Apple Pencil

iPad has updates to the Apple Pencil

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Scribble

Scribble allows you to handwrite in any text field. 

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Note taking with Apple Pencil

The updated Apple Pencil allows for easy note taking. You can make smoother shapes. 

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AirPods

AirPods will now switch between devices seamlessly. 

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Spacial audio

This will create a surround sound effect on your AirPods. 

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WatchOS 7

Apple unveiled WatchOS 7 with a slew of new features. 

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Workout

The Workout app adds support for four new workouts: core training, dance, functional strength training and cool down. 

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Dance

A new major fitness feature is Dance. 

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Dance

Dance is a total body workout. Apple has added heart rate data to more accurately calculate calories burned. 

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Fitness

The app is getting a new name. 

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Wind Down

This new mode will help you get to bed on time. 

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Improved sleep tracking

There are new improved sleep tracking features. Your Apple Watch also has an option to buzz you awake so that an alarm won't disturb your sleeping partner. 

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Hand washing

WatchOS 7 is the first watch software to automatically detect when you're washing your hands. 

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Hand washing

The watch will display a countdown to make sure you're washing your hands for the recommended amount of time. 

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Privacy

Apple revealed new privacy updates

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Data minimization

Apple will limit how much personal data that can be accessed. It will also process information on your device instead of on a server. 

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Recording indicator

Apple will make it clear when your device's mic or camera are recording. 

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Privacy practices

Apple will let you see an app's privacy practices before you download it. 

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App privacy

Along with updates to app privacy, Safari will now have a Privacy Report button. 

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HomeKit

Apple announced new updates to HomeKit

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Suggested Automations

When you add a new smart home app to your device, Apple will make suggestions on how to get the most out of your gadget. 

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HomePod

Apple is linking your HomePod to the facial recognition that's built into Apple Photos so that your HomePod can announce who is at your front door.

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Apple TV Plus

Apple says that Apple TV Plus reaches a billion devices

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MacOS Big Sur

Apple announces MacOS Big Sur, its newest operating system. 

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Preview of MacOS Big Sur

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Mac Catalyst

Mac Catalyst will help developers share code between Mac and iPad apps. 

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Safari

Safari is getting some major updates. There is a new privacy report button, a new customizable Safari start page and built-in translation that will let you translate webpages from seven languages. 

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Apple silicon

Apple announces it is transitioning to its own Arm-based Apple silicon

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New Arm chip

New improvements to the Arm chips. 

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Xcode

Everything that developers will need for building apps for the news chips will be available in Xcode. 

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Native apps

Demanding apps like Final Cut Pro will be native for Apple silicon. 

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Rosetta

Apps will be translated at installation so they can be launched immediately. 

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Coming this fall

Apple's new OS releases will be available in beta in July and available to all customers this fall. 

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