Tim Cook has taken to the stage at Apple’s worldwide developers’ conference to announce a host of upgrades to its software, as well as a host of anticipated new products.
The announcements will feature a run down of the next generation of Apple’s mobile operating system, iOS 11, as well as an upgrade for its macOS, watchOS and TV OS.
The Cupertino giant is also expected to unveil new hardware including an iPad and refresh of the MacBook devices. Apple is rumoured to be working on a standalone product to house its virtual assistant Siri, which could be unveiled for the first time tonight.
What has Apple announced?
Apple has announced macOS High Sierra for its computers. The new software comes with a refined, faster Safari that blocks videos from playing automatically and stops websites from tracking users. It is compatible with virtual reality for the first time and features tweaks to Mail, Photos and file storage.
It has also unveiled new software for the Watch called watchOS 4, which includes a Siri face that can offer personalised advice through the day.
Amazon Prime Video will join Apple TV later this year, Apple said of its TV OS.
What’s still to come?
iOS 11 is expected to feature an update to virtual assistant Siri, as well as a refresh for Apple Music that puts the focus on original video. The recently released Instagram-rival Clips app could also be showcased, as well as an update to Apple Pay that lets users transfer money between iPhones.