The quick reference guide to Apple's keynotes
WWDC '15
Monday, June 8, 2015
2 hours, 25 minutes
Moscone West
Developers & Press & Livestream
Tim Cook
A high definition version is available on Apple's YouTube channel.
Apple's event web page has high-quality stream.
The behind-the-scenes intro video is omitted from Apple's version, but is available on YouTube.
Intro Video
Intro Video
Bill Hader, Charlyne Yi, Matt Walsh, and Danny Pudi star in a behind-the-scenes look at a WWDC rehearsal
Tim Cook
  • For the first time, livestreaming 30 sessions from the conference
  • Takes care of the Apple-laden ransom note received by the Cleveland Indians' Brandon Moss from his teammates in the bullpen for his 100th home run ball
  • Dispenses with the usual updates, saying everything is going great
  • 10:20
    Mac OS X
    Craig Federighi
  • Mac OS X Yosemite has a 55% adoption rate, the fastest for any PC operating system ever
  • Shows pictures of the "crack" product marketing team brainstorming names for the next release of Mac OS X
  • Mac OS X El Capitan focuses on Experience and Performance
  • Does a demo of the new features of El Capitan, with Spotlight and Finder improvements, and easier side-by-side windows
  • Talks about the performance improvements in El Capitan, with a focus on Metal for Mac
  • Shows a quote from Adobe about Metal
  • Third Party Demo
    Third Party Demo
    Epic Games' Josh Adams & Billy Bramer
    Fortnight for Mac
  • Developer beta available today, with a public beta in July, and released in the Fall
  • 28:16
    Craig Federighi
  • 83% adoption rate for iOS 8
  • iOS 9 is about Intelligence, Apps, iPad and Foundation
  • Siri serves a billion requests a week, can now handle reminders, and is much more proactive
  • Does a demo of a day in the life of iOS 9, assuming your day involves a lot of karaoke
  • 40:55
    Apple Pay
    Jennifer Bailey
  • Apple pay will add the Discover card this fall
  • Mentions some new places you can use Apple Pay
  • Square is launching a reader this fall for stores to easily accept Apple Pay
  • Shows some of the apps that use Apple Pay in-app, and highlights Pinterest
  • Bringing Apple Pay to the United Kingdom next month
  • iOS 9 adds the ability to add store credit and debit cards and rewards cards to Passbook, which is now renamed to Wallet
  • 46:26
    Craig Federighi
  • Notes app has been moved off of IMAP and uses iCloud as a backend, allowing rich-text, photos and drawing
  • Maps app adds transit information and directions for Baltimore, Berlin, Chicago, London, Mexico City, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Toronto, Washington D.C., and 300 cities in China
  • iOS 9 bundles in a new News app
  • 52:40
    Apple News
    Susan Prescott
  • Does a demo of the new News app
  • 58:11
    Craig Federighi
  • Summarizes the News app, available in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia
  • iPad on iOS 9 gets some new features: keyboard shortcuts, split keyboards, and new multitasking abilities
  • Does a demo of iOS 9 multitasking on iPad: slide-over, split view, and picture in picture
  • iOS 9 introduces a low-power mode that extends battery life
  • Game developers get three new sets of APIs: GameplayKit, Model I/O, and ReplayKit
  • Briefly touches on Health, HomeKit, CarPlay
  • Announces Swift 2, and that it will be Open Source
  • Developer beta available today, public beta in July, and a free download to everyone in the Fall
  • 1:15:37
    App Store
    Tim Cook
  • Summarizes the Mac OS X and iOS announcements
  • 100 billion apps downloaded from the App Store
  • $30 billion paid to developers
  • We Made a Video
    We Made a Video
    Phil Schiller, Neil deGrasse Tyson, James Manyika, Instagram's Kevin Systrom, Citi's Heather Cox, UofT's Joshua Gans, J.J. Abrams, Elements' Gaia Dempsey, and Ludwig Project's Raphael Silva talk about apps
    Tim Cook
  • Announces watchOS 2
  • 1:26:54
    Kevin Lynch
  • watchOS 2 adds new watchfaces, third-party complications, and time travel
  • Pretty Decent Joke
    Pretty Decent Joke
    "Now I know a really popular one would be the stocks complication, but we haven't cracked that one yet"
  • watchOS 2 also adds a bed-side alarm mode, multiple colors with digital touch, reply to email, and Facetime Audio calls
  • The Apple Pay and Map Transit changes coming to iOS 9 will be available in watchOS 2 as well
  • Developers will get new APIs to access the microphone, speaker, video playback, HealthKit, HomeKit, accelerometer, taptic engine, and digital crown
  • Does a demo of watchOS 2
  • A developer beta is available today, and users can download in the Fall
  • 1:43:18
    Apple Music
    Tim Cook
    One More Thing...
    One More Thing...
    Apple Music
    We Made a Video
    We Made a Video
    The history of music
  • Announces Apple Music
  • 1:46:54
    Apple Music
    Jimmy Iovine
  • Music industry in 2003 was in shambles, and technology was able to help
  • The music ecosystem is still very fractured, with separate apps for playback, video, and social
  • We Made a Video
    We Made a Video
    Trent Reznor and Beats One London host Julie Adenuga describe Apple Music
  • Apple Music will be one app on your iPhone
  • It's Three Things
    It's Three Things
    Revolutionary music service, a 24/7 global radio, and connecting fans with artists
    Apple Music
    Eddy Cue
  • Goes through the sections of the Apple Music app
  • Zane Lowe tells the audience about Beats One in a pre-recorded video
  • Connect allows artists to post music, photos and videos for fans to see and comment on
  • 1:59:59
    Apple Music
    Classic Six Color Logo Appearance
    Classic Six Color Logo Appearance
    The logo appears on the employee jacket Drake bought at the company store
  • Has a new album coming out, and it'll be on Apple Music's Connect
  • 2:03:45
    Apple Music
    Eddy Cue
  • Eddy wishes Phil Schiller a happy birthday
  • Does a demo of the Apple Music app
  • Reveals that an Android version will be available in the Fall
  • Has a free three-month trial, thereafter $9.99 a month, with a $14.99 family plan
  • 2:17:13
    Apple Music
    Tim Cook
    We Made an Ad
    We Made an Ad
    24/7 Worldwide
    Classic Six Color Logo Appearance
    Classic Six Color Logo Appearance
    A boat driver in the commercial is wearing a Think Different t-shirt
    Musical Guest
    Musical Guest
    The Weeknd