WWDC 2018 Complete Coverage

Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference is a key tech event each year, and for Apple fans, it will be one of the two best times of 2018 (along with “new iPhone day,” of course). For the last few years, Apple has debuted much of its hardware in September, but at WWDC — which takes place from June 4 – 8 in San Jose, California — we often get our first look at new macOS, iOS, and watchOS software, and strong hints at things to come. We’ll keep you informed of all the news from the keynote, which starts at 10 a.m. PT Monday, June 4.

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On Apple’s big WWDC day, why was new smart home tech MIA?

Despite all the news out of Apple's WWDC, smart home tech seemed to get short shrift. Plus: Qualcomm turns their 845 chip up to 850 for laptop duties, and ASUS may be showing the way forward for the lowly touch pad.

Microsoft Office 365 apps will hit the revamped Mac App Store later this year

During the Worldwide Developers Conference keynote, Apple said Microsoft is working on Office 365 apps for the Mac App Store. They're likely based on Apple's just-revealed support for the iOS development platform in MacOS Mojave.

iOS 12 is more evidence you should buy an iPhone, not an Android phone

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iOS 12 adds a Snapchat-like camera for iMessages, with AR-powered Memojis

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5 obviously stupid iPhone problems that iOS 12 doesn’t even try to fix

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Is Apple showing up late to the smart home party, or just not coming?

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iPhone apps are finally coming to your MacBook. Eventually. Sorta.

Apple made its stance perfectly clear during the WWDC 2018 keynote, stating that it's not merging iOS with MacOS. Instead, Apple is bringing UIkit to MacOS so that iOS app developers aren't starting from scratch for Macs.

Another Mac-less Apple event has come and gone

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Apple TV 4K to add Dolby Atmos, out-of-this-world screen savers in next update

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Bye to Apple Maps, hello to Waze: CarPlay to support third-party navigation apps

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Everything Apple announced at WWDC, from iOS 12 to MacOS Mojave

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Lego partners with Apple to add augmented component to physical playsets

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Live updates: How to watch Apple’s WWDC 2018 keynote

It’s WWDC, our favorite time of year when Apple shows off all of its new software. This year there are quite a few exciting updates from iOS 12 to a very sleek MacOS 10.14. Here's how to watch the keynote.