Apple surpasses user expectations every year at the Worldwide Developers Conference. The most important highlights are featured below.
El Capitan – OS X 9
OS X 8, Yosemite, had the fastest adoption rate in 8 months compared to any other operating system ever developed. Apple has made improvements to the user experience in the beautiful new El Capitan.
Volume control buttons on Safari Tabs
Shake the cursor to make the icon larger
Swipe feature in Mail
Swipe left to delete/Swipe right to keep
Spotlights new personal search feature is more knowledgeable then ever
Full screen Mail is simpler and easy to use
Siri has 1 billion requests per week. Now Siri will act as proactive assistant by adopting to your daily routines.
Notes App update
Notes is used by half the users on iPhone. The new features include a toolbar, checklist, stencil drawing, and ability to upload media.
Maps App update
Maps has 5 billion user requests per week. Apple solved problem for public transit such as buses, trains, and subways. Rollout in New York. Baltimore, Berlin, Chicago, Mexico City, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Toronto, and Washington DC.
Apple Pay -UK
Apple pay in UK coming next month will cover 70% debit/credit card users. Can be used for the London transportation system.
Apple Pay – Store/Reward Cards
Beautiful content, custom layout, interactive platform. Replaces FlipBoard.
DJ sessions from celebrity performers, first global 24/7 radio, and connection between fans & artists. $9.99 subscription
Apple watch 2
New watch faces
Can select photos from library or the new time-lapse videos.