The results of WWDC 2015: iOS9, watchOS 2, El Capitano and Apple Music

Yesterday, Apple held a conference for developers WWDC 2015, where are the updates of all the operating systems of the company, and also announced a music streaming service.

If you did not watch our broadcast on Twitter, below please find a summary of the results of the event and the opinion of Twitter users about the announced updates.

OS X El Capitan

A New version of the operating system got its name in honor of the mountain peaks of El Capitan, located in Yosemite, California. Unusual name instantly became a punch line.

Are You ready kids? El Capitan! #WWDC

— Anton Pozdnyakov (@kuingul) 8 June 2015

In OS X 10.11 paid special attention to performance: Apple promises to speed up the system one and a half times, two times faster switching between apps, and preview will open faster four times.

With the new version of OS X, the new computers will run half as fast, and old one and a half times slower. Magic Apple! — Serge Vilianov (@vilianov) 8 June 2015

New features a bit and they all pull, rather, for the title of "chips", but each of them enjoyable and useful.

Straight from the Windows came the "split screen". Now app can be moved around the screen, primanychya them to the corners, thereby conveniently organizing work.

The Safari Browser learned to resize the tabs and display, on which one is currently playing audio. By clicking on the icon instantaneous damping.

Was Significantly improved search Spotligt, as if all this time, he also took lessons from Google Now: now the program knows more "human" requests in the spirit of "show me letters from my Mother that I didn't read" or "slides from Brian about El Capitan". The most important thing, now the search box can be moved around the screen — Apple knows how to make a revolution in the industry!

The Beta version of OS X 10.11 for developers is available today, while the public testing will begin in July. Outlet free system update is scheduled for the fall of 2015.


In iOS 9 much attention has been paid to the assistant Siri, multitasking and time of Autonomous work.


As Spotligt, Siri has learned to respond in a more sonoporation questions and to analyze how people use your iPhone or iPad, and offer him, for example, enable the music at Breakfast. API for third-party applications will allow you to make the transition into the program of the voice query and execute it in the context of the search: for example, create a reminder from the text of SMS messages or emails. A similar opportunity Now on Tap presented by Google a few weeks previously .

Siri is able to send from the search result in a specific application. Just like on Android.

— Vedeno (@vedensky) 8 June 2015

Reveal hints and objectives in the context similar to Google Now On Tap. — Vedeno (@vedensky) 8 June 2015

One of the chips — search for photos by location or by what they depict. A great, but scary possibility, but the innovation is still not drawn.

Siri is able to look at the pics on your phone as Google Photos – it seems no wonder Google had IO15 before))) all looks like

— Valery Istishab (@istishev) 8 June 2015

News and Notes

In the new version of the mobile OS, Apple reworked the notes app, where you can now add photos, bulleted lists, and small sketches.

When you're not a Galaxy Note, but I really want

— Ryabova Twitter (@ilyaliya) 8 June 2015

In addition, iOS 9 will have its own news aggregator News, where the user will be able to prepare a compilation of news on topics of interest to him.


Apple continues to develop its mapping service. Along with the update to iOS 9 will have the opportunity to view the routes for public transport, pedestrians and cars. Clicking on a restaurant or a store, the user can view detailed information about it: in particular, does the school pay using Apple Pay.


Some innovations will be able to test only to iPad owners: the owners of tablets became available to the panel with additional buttons for editing the text, the imitation of the trackpad, and full multitasking and multiconnect, as in "adult" OS X. the Latter has several modes: Slide Over will "pull" from the edge of the screen, for example, the messenger, in which you received a message, and then continue to use the browser.

Split View works similar to the one used in OS X 10.11: the screen is divided into several parts providing simultaneous access to programs.

The Mode of "Picture in Picture" borrowed from Samsung and with its help the user can watch videos in a floating window on top of other applications.

Also, the new iOS would be more humane to treat the battery of your gadget: Apple promises that the iPhone 6 to the latest version of the system will be able to work an hour longer. In addition, the system has an energy saving mode.

At the time of this writing, iOS 9 Beta 1 is already available for download. The release of the full version of the OS is scheduled for the fall, along with updating OS X.

WatchOS 2

After just a few months of sales of smart watches Apple Watch, the company announced a major update for them.


While third-party developers still do not have access to the creation of third-party watchfaces for the wearable gadget, Apple unveiled their. The owners of the accessory will be able to put as photo own photos timelapse and display information from third-party applications.

Alarm clock

During charging, the Apple Watch will be able to perform the alarm function. An important innovation, considering how Time-Laps Wallpaper and video playback will consume the battery.

The Video on the Apple Watch. Because you worth

— Roy Droider (@droider_ru) 8 June 2015

Native apps

The developers got access to all components of hours, like called the taptic Engine and a Digital Crown. This was done to native applications that do not need an iPhone. Access to key features of the Apple Watch will help developers maximize the capabilities of the wearable gadget. Information from "real - apps" will be displayed on the main screen along with time — in the Apple such option named as "complications" or "complication".

Communication and Navigation

New watchOS 2 learned translate audio-only FaceTime calls, answer emails. In addition, easier access to maps and navigation.

As with the others, a new system for the Apple Watch will be available in autumn 2015. The most impatient can try the beta version already since yesterday.

Apple Music

For a favorite of many fans of Apple-slide "One more thing...", we are in for the music streaming service Apple Music. The first fifteen minutes, few knew what to do.

I meticulously collect innovations music service Apple Play. So: playlists, you can put your own artwork.

— Vedeno (@vedensky) 8 June 2015

But, does anyone actually understand what he was talking about Drake? I understood the words but not understand the meaning of

— ʎɐsʇɐd ʎdɯnɹƃ (@alexmak) 8 June 2015

In the basis of Apple Music is Internet radio, Beats One, operating on a 24/7 schedule. According to company representatives, it will be available in 100 countries at the same time.

The User has access to four tabs: "My Music", "For you", "New" and "In touch". The first will store the entire library, which can be accessed even without a network connection. The second tab will regularly offer new tracks, based not only on the algorithms but also on the manual selection of the curators of the service.

"New" will remind the main page of the iTunes store and cover all the new music industry. The last tab is the most interesting: Apple has enlisted the support of the majority of famous musicians, to those created on the service's own page, which you can subscribe to. Performers will be sharing photos, videos and short messages, keeping in touch with the audience.

Apple Music will be available June 30, owners of iOS devices. But in the autumn is expected to launch client for Android, where service will be direct competition to Google Music.

Users will be able to try out the new service from Apple for three months absolutely free. Then they will have to pay 10 $ for each month of use. However, the company announced a "family rate" which the subscription is for six people will cost only 15 dollars a month.

For developers

Don't forget that WWDC stands for Worldwide Developers Conference, and is conducted primarily for developers. A significant event was the emergence for Mac Metal graphics engine, which debuted this year at the mobile platform iOS. Apple claims that games and programs to work with graphics now will run 40% faster. The necessary APIs already used by developers such as Blizzard, 2K, and others.

Important announcement for its own programming language called Swift. Thunderous applause in the hall caused not so much by the presentation of the second version of the language itself, but the discovery of its source code. An unusual step for a company for a long time professing a closed system. Apple believes that Swift 2 is able to become one of the major programming languages. Also it is now possible to write programs for Linux.

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