The quick reference guide to Apple's keynotes
WWDC '15
DATE
Monday, June 8, 2015
DURATION
2 hours, 25 minutes
LOCATION
Moscone West
AUDIENCE
Developers & Press & Livestream
MASTER OF CEREMONIES
Tim Cook
Pronuntiatio
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.
Dispositio
Intro Video
Intro Video
Bill Hader, Charlyne Yi, Matt Walsh, and Danny Pudi star in a behind-the-scenes look at a WWDC rehearsal
5:00
Welcome
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
    iOS
    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
    iOS
    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
    iOS
    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
    1:25:20
    watchOS
    Tim Cook
  • Announces watchOS 2
  • 1:26:54
    watchOS
    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
    1:55:05
    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
    Drake
    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
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