[WWDC 2019] All that you should remember from the ads Apple : Mac Pro, iPadOS, iOS 13…


With competition becoming more fierce as the years go by, Apple had a lot of pressure on the shoulders during this edition 2019 WWDC, its annual conference during which the manufacturer is unveiling new versions of its operating systems. After an edition 2018 stingy with new features, Apple has not been idle this year, with a number of new features, such as an OS (finally) dedicated to the iPad, the arrival of the iPad apps on Mac and even a bit of hardware, with the announcement of the all-new Mac Pro at the price astronomical. One makes the point on what needed to retain announcements from the WWDC 2019 !


The rumors about it are in full swing for several years, it is now official ! Apple unveiled its new Mac Pro, a machine that will try to come back to Apple in the heart of the professionals, lack of power, who had dropped the Apple after a last Mac Pro non-scalable, and the reception is very mixed.


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This time, Apple comes back with a tower, no-frills, utilitarian design reminiscent of the old Mac Pro, and most importantly, modular. Everything can be changed in the machine, which has a base composed of Intel Xeon processors configurable up to 28 cores. The RAM can go up to 1.5 Tb, and Flash storage up to 4 Tb. The computer has eight PCIe slots, on which you can install several graphics cards, the AMD Radeon Pro 580X to the Pro Vega II Duo. And no, still no Nvidia on Mac. Finally, the beast has three USB ports, two Thunderbolt 3, two Ethernet ports (10 Gb/s) and an audio output. At the level of the tariff, it stings, with a price that starts at 5 999 dollars.


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To accompany its new Mac Pro, Apple has also unveiled a new monitor, called simply Pro Display XDR. It takes the design way “cheese grater” Mac Pro at the back, and offers specifications fairly impressive. Slab 32 inches 6K, colors, 10-bit, certification, P3, HDR, True Tone, anti-glare coating, brightness to 1,000 nits…


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Apple will charge you the beast the bagatelle of 4 999 $ (and 5$ 999 usd with the option to ” nano-texture “, an anti-reflection treatment special). Attention, for that price, Apple will not provide you with the foot of the screen, which is sold separately for the small sum of$999.


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At first glance, iOS 13 seems to be much similar to iOS 12, but yet, Apple has made many cosmetic changes to modernize the interface here and there. The rendering is rather successful, and we should note especially the addition of a TRUE fashion dark that loomed over the entire interface of the device, and that siera perfectly to the iPhone with OLED screens.


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Two applications undergo major changes with the iOS 13 : Photos and Plans. Photos has the right to a face-lift quite pronounced. The interface and the organization of the photos has been completely reworked, the AI will clear the duplicates, and the retouching of the photos and videos will be more simple with settings re-imagined.


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As with maps, Apple finally decided to become a serious rival to Google Maps with more accurate maps, and a Street View, while rethinking certain features such as sharing your location with your friends.


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In the mail app of Apple, any changes made on your contact sheet are updated automatically in your contacts, and vice-versa. It will be also possible to create stickers Memojis, which will be added in the gallery easily add emoji. It also notes a few refinements such as a virtual keyboard, which becomes “slippery” with a Swype or Gboard, facial recognition Face ID has been optimized and will now be 30% faster, Reminders has been redesigned, Notes, gains a few features such as a gallery view…


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Finally, the iPad is simply a big iPhone. After years to claim a OS separate on the slate, touch, Apple has listened to its consumers and fulfilled their wishes with iPadOS, an operating system dedicated to the iPad. Clearly, in this first version, the roots of iPadOS are on the side of iOS 13, but this distinction between the two versions is a good omen for the future of the tablet. Thus, we get all the new features in iOS 13, in addition to specific additions to the iPad.


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The home screen has been slightly modified and allows you to display widgets on the left side. App Exposé has also been reviewed in order to show more clearly the applications and open windows, and Split View has been redesigned in order to facilitate multi-tasking, by allowing side-by-side two windows from a single application.


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Apple has also focused on the manipulation of text on the slate, rather tedious in the past. The slider appears now as soon as one poses the fingers on a text, and the actions of copy/cut/paste have been simplified. Finally, for lovers of the Apple Pencil, the firm of Cupertino has indicated to be able to divide the latency by two.


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Hallelujah, Apple has listened to its consumers by opening his iPad to… USB drives and external hard drives. So, it is now possible to access the external storage via the application File, which has never been as close to the Finder of the Mac, picking up for its presentation in columns.


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The icing on the cake, exit the mobile version of Safari that just the iPad to its status as a big iPhone. iPadOS finally makes it to the iPad the desktop version of the browser, with the same options that are on the computer, and even a download manager.



While the iPad closer to the Mac with iPadOS, the Mac, meanwhile, is closer to the iPad with macOS Catalina. Apple has just announced its project Catalyst, an available option on Xcode that will allow developers to easily adapt their iPad apps on Mac. Twitter, for example, has announced that its iOS app will be ported on Mac this way, such as Gameloft with Asphalt 9.


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There are also many new features from iOS 13, such as the arrival of screen Time, new apps Photos, Plans and all the refinements of the aesthetic operated on iOS. The iPad can also be used as external monitor wireless for the Mac. It may even make office tablet with the Apple Pencil.


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But the novelty of the most striking is an abandonment, that of iTunes. The Apple app has come a long way since its inception in 2001. Today become a true gas plant, Apple has decided to remove purely and simply for the benefit of three apps : Music, Podcast, and TV. However, if you want to always manually sync your iPhone to a Mac, the dedicated menu that was previously available on iTunes, is now accessible via the Finder, at the same location to show the external storage devices.


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The Apple Watch continues to evolve, and to detach little by little from its iPhone companion. watchOS 6 clearly opts for the path of independence, with the arrival of an App Store dedicated to the watch, and the possibility for developers to create apps specific to the Apple Watch, and more only extensions of iPhone apps.


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We also note the arrival of new native apps, such as Books that will allow you to listen to audio books, the voice Recorder, or Calculator. Apple also offers with watchOS 6 some new dials that are inspired, sometimes modern, sometimes retro.


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As to the Apple TV, tvOS 13 will office makeover. The interface has been totally reviewed, and the case develops now a manager of profiles in order to clearly distinguish between the sessions of the members of a family. The Apple TV also came very close to a console of video games with support for gamepads, Xbox One and PS4.


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