Apple WWDC 2016: Complete news roundup

Alex Kidman 14 June 2016

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Apple’s WWDC keynote was all about the software, with updates to every operating system the company offers.

At a keynote for a conference squarely aimed at developers, Apple was never terribly likely to announce exciting new hardware. Instead used its keynote address to launch iOS 10, the newly christened macOS, WatchOS and tvOS. Here’s the rundown of what’s new for each software offering:

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iOS 10 will improve messaging, notifications and music

The next release of iOS promises a raft of new features covering everything from text input to music listening.


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macOS Sierra adds Siri, Apple Pay and increased cloud focus

The next iteration of Apple’s Mac operating system will feature Apple’s virtual assistant, Apple Pay and a cloud-centric approach to documents and storage.



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Apple’s WatchOS 3 will make your Apple Watch faster

Apple’s adding new watch faces, gestures and the promise of faster app loading.


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Apple tvOS update will improve Siri search and sign on

Apple’s update for the fourth generation Apple TV’s underlying operating system aims to make content discovery and service sign-in easier to manage.


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iOS 10 will allow you to remove Apple’s own apps

Kill the Apple-developed apps you don’t want in the latest version of iOS.

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