WWDC stands for a Worldwide Developer Conference which Apple conducts annually for their software partners (app developer, software developer). The event is one week-long, starts from 7th June to 11th June. It is being conducted virtually this year due to Covid-19. WWDC 2021 event is predominantly focused on software, many updates in software are announced. This is apparently important for Apple customers, developers, and people with similar interests.
- Universal control a new feature in which users can use the same mouse and keyboard across iPad and Mac. This even works between multiple Mac computers. This allows cursor to move side to side between them as a second screen.
- AirPlay on Mac, this feature allows iOS devices to beam their screen on Mac computers.
- Apple added various shortcuts to mac interface and a revised safari experience with more compact and flexible tab management.
- Mindfulness app integrates with preexisted breathe app with new reflect experiences it shows quotes and motivates you.
- Photos Watch face can depth data from a portrait shot. This can be used dynamically to insert the clock between the foreground subject and background to create a more cohesive overlook.
- Apple added a new feature in which users can write with their finger and send it as a message.
- Multitasking interference makes it easier and faster to switch between split views between various apps and slide over.
- Apple Notes app is updated with new features and better interference. Quick note feature can be used to pull off and flicker off from the corners of the screen in OS. This let users jot notes using an apple pencil.
- Swift playground allows users to learn how to code and can make apps within iPad for iPad. They can also submit them on the app store.
- Translate app allows users to speak, and have a discussion which is translated on-screen in real-time. They can also experience features like live text, system-wide translation, auto-translate.
- Updated widgets are introduced to new larger widget sizes. This can capitalize on the additional screen of iPads.
- It offers more secured encrypted browsing online.
- Private relay routes web traffic to two different servers. It is to mask one using the internet, like a VPN.
- Hide my email allows users to use a placeholder email address when signing up.
- HomeKit secure videos will store footage of cameras in iCloud+.
- Apple announced that it will update maps with 3D data. This is not currently accessible in India.
- It will expand day by day. It will expand to Spain, Portugal, Italy, and Australia later in the year.