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WWDC 2020 Highlights: Here's everything Apple announced

WWDC 2020 Highlights: Here are all the updates from Apple's developers conference.

Apple CEO Tim Cook delivers the keynote address during the 2020 Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) at Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, California, U.S., June 22, 2020. WWDC, in its 31st year and held virtually for the first time, runs through June 26.
Apple CEO Tim Cook delivers the keynote address during the 2020 Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) at Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, California, U.S., June 22, 2020. WWDC, in its 31st year and held virtually for the first time, runs through June 26. (Apple via REUTERS)

Apple held its annual developer conference (WWDC) earlier tonight. Apple made a slew of announcements where it revealed new updates for the iPhone, iPad, TV and Watch. The iPhone maker also announced its new Apple Silicon chipset which will power Macs.

 

In case you missed it, here are the highlights from WWDC 2020.

23 Jun 2020, 12:18 AM IST

Apple software updates timeline

Developer beta for the latest software updates release today. Public beta will be available this July, and stable versions will release this fall.

23 Jun 2020, 12:17 AM IST

Apple Silicon powered Macs

Apple will release the first Macs powered by Apple Silicon by the end of this year

23 Jun 2020, 12:14 AM IST

iPhone and iPad apps on Macs

With Apple Silicon, Macs will be able to run iPhone and iPad apps directly on Macs.

23 Jun 2020, 12:09 AM IST

Microsoft, Adobe apps on Apple Silicon

Apple is working with Microsoft and Adobe to improve apps and introduce native support on Apple Silicon-powered Macs.

23 Jun 2020, 12:07 AM IST

A12Z processor based MacOS

23 Jun 2020, 12:04 AM IST

Apple Silicon chipset for Macs

Apple Silicon chipset for Macs come with advanced power management, hihg-performance GPU, low-power video playback and more. New family of SoCs announced for Macs with features and performance-focused features. 

22 Jun 2020, 11:56 PM IST

Safari finally gets translation

22 Jun 2020, 11:55 PM IST

Extensions on Safari

You can choose how long the extension will stay active on websites on Safari.

22 Jun 2020, 11:54 PM IST

Safari gets new customisations

22 Jun 2020, 11:52 PM IST

New features for Safari

Apple says that Safari loads pages 50% faster than Google Chrome. Users can now get more info on privacy of websites that they visit on Chrome. The App Store on macOS is also getting a tab for Safari extensions. 

22 Jun 2020, 11:49 PM IST

New version of Maps on macOS

Favourites are coming to Apple Maps along with Guides. You can also see your friends' ETA updates that they've shared on the Maps app on macOS. Also, all Maps features announced for iOS 14 are coming to macOS Big Sur.

22 Jun 2020, 11:47 PM IST

New features coming to the Messages app on Mac.

22 Jun 2020, 11:46 PM IST

Control panel comes to macOS.

22 Jun 2020, 11:46 PM IST

macOS Big Sur announced 

The Mail app and Photos app on macOS get a new sidebar. iWork is also getting a visual revamp. Apple is also bringing the control center on macOS. You can also access the notification center from the time icon on top. It's also easier to clear notifications at once. 

22 Jun 2020, 11:37 PM IST

Apple TV

Multi-user support for gaming is coming to the Apple TV. You can now start off your game where you left off. tvOS 14 is also adding PiP mode for the Apple TV. This can be used for AirPlay as well. A new Apple TV+ original was also announced and it's called “Foundation”.