WWDC 2016 is all geared up to go live on 13-17 June. If rumor mills are to be believed, a series of major announcements are on the cards. Though there won’t be any hot-recipes with regard to hardware products, we expect some breathtaking announcements across the four operating systems – iOS, OS X, tvOS, watchOS.
How about having a sneak-peek into what’s expected to rock the much-awaited event? I’m sure you would like checking out the features that will impact your user experience on iPhone or Mac. Personally, I’ve been scouring all the rumors and leaks related to the upcoming Apple devices and operating systems recently. Based on speculations, we are up for some exciting upgrades.
Looks like, iOS 10 is set for a fabulous design refresh. That apart, more colors, tweaks in NC, CC, big enhancements in Photos, Apple Music app, Siri SDK are all pumped up to see the light of the day.
However, one standout feature that would set the ball rolling is the ability to transfer money using iMessage via Apple Pay.
11 Likely Announcements Related to iOS 10
- New iOS design.
- A lot more colors.
- Tweaks in Notifications.
- Huge enhancements to Photos app.
- System-wide features such as Mail Markup sketches.
- More editing options in Photos.
- Apple Music app.
- More album art, main menu change. User interface refreshes in the music streaming service.
- On iPhone, Siri SDK is all set to be released.
- iMessage likely to get financial transfers through Apple Pay.
- An all new encryption software may debut
OS X 10.12
One of the most significant features that may arrive in the next-gen OS X is Siri integration. According to various reports, Siri button will be available in the menu bar and an icon in the dock.
Siri on Mac will be able to carry out the same function that it does on an iOS device. For example, you can ask it to play your favorite music, open apps etc.
Moreover, updated version of iTunes along with the redesigned Apple Music, feature to unlock Mac via iPhone, Apple Pay in the browser are some of the other good-looking features that are likely to embrace OS X 10.12.
OS X 10.12 Features
- Siri Integration
- Updated version of iTune with redesigned Apple Music
- Apple Pay in the browser
- Unlocking Mac via iPhone
There is not much known about the features that will come with watchOS and tvOS. Hence, it would be better to wait until the tech giant reveals the curtains from them.
What’s your expectation from WWDC 2016? The official WWDC app has been updated to let you watch the event live on your Apple TV and iOS device. While you are keeping your fingers across, do let us know your feedback.