Introducing Apple Music, Beats 1 and everything else from Apple's 2015 WWDC Keynote

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(Image: Apple)

Apple held it's keynote today to kick off WWDC 2015 and showed us a lot of updates headed our way for OSX, iOS 9 and a new version of Apple's Watch OS. They also announced Apple Music and Beats 1 - the first 24/7 global radio station (which I have to say blew me away!)

Here are the main announcements for you:

 

OSX

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  • New release called El Capitan
  • Swipe gestures in Mail to Archive and Delete
  • New "Pin Sites" feature in Safari and new find and mute audio feature for tabs
  • Enhanced Spotlight features with more natural language
  • Finally fixed fullscreen composing in Mail so you can access other messages
  • New side by side feature for windows

 

iOS 9

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  • iOS 9 announced 
  • Siri is a lot more intelligent and now pro-active. If you go running every morning and love listening to music, Siri will now offer up "Now Playing".
  • Siri can now check your email to suggest who unknown numbers calling you might be
  • Search now supports popular video sites like Youtube and Vimeo and inside Apps
  • Apple Pay will now let you add your store cards and loyalty cards
  • Passbook being renamed Wallet and will now store all your cards including Credit Cards and Loyalty Cards
  • Notes updated with better formatting, checklists, photos and drawing. You can now add links from the share sheet as well
  • Maps will now include Transit directions (in a handful of major cities to start)
  • New app called "News" that will include news feeds from the worlds leading news sources
  • iPad adds format bar to the keyboard - put two fingers on the keyboard and it becomes a trackpad!
  • iPad finally adds proper multitasking with "Slide Over" which lets you view 2 apps on screen at once
  • Introduces new "Low Power" mode which gives you an extra 3 hours
  • The update will only need 1.3 Gig of space


WatchOS 2

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(Image: Apple)

  • Apple already releasing watchOS2 to developers
  • Will introduce Native Apps
  • New watch faces including a photo album face
  • New "Nightstand View" to display the time at night while your watch is charging
  • You will be able to reply to emails

 

Apple Music

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(Image: Apple)

  • Apple launches it's music streaming service called Apple Music
  • It's a revolutionary music service with human assisted playlists
  • Will include thousands of music videos
  • 24/7 Global Radio Station called Beats 1 - Playing great music from New York, L.A. and London
  • Connect - a single place to connect with your artists and for new artists to connect with the world
  • Will be coming to Windows and Android!
  • Arriving end of June


Well that's it, I can't wait till the end of June!