News 356: WWDC 2020 Keynote - Apple Silicon, iOS 14, macOS Big Sur

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Tim Cook, Craig Federighi, Kevin Lynch, and others deliver the World Wide Developers Conference 2020 keynote.Highlights:iOS 14 will include App Library, Widgets, Picture-in-picture video, and improvements to Siri, Messages, and Apple Maps.Starting with new BMWs, you can use your iPhone as a car key.Emily Schubert talks about how you will be able to use your iPhone as a car key. App Clips will let you use parts of apps without downloading the whole app.iPadOS 14 adds Sidebar and new Apple Pencil features.watchOS 7 gets customizable complications and professionally designed watch faces. Other new features include sleep tracking, a handwashing timer that automatically senses when you are using soap, and new dance workouts.HomeKit will be further integrated with Google Home and Amazon Alexa.Foundation comes to Apple TV+ in 2021.macOS Big Sur has all-new design that looks very similar to iPadOS 14.And the big finish: In their secret underground lab, Tim Cook, Johny Srouji, and Andreas Wendker show off the new Apple Silicon chips for Mac.Apple apps like Final Cut Pro and Xcode are already ready for the transition.Universal 2 will let apps run on Intel and Apple Silicon.Microsoft Office and Adobe apps like Lightroom and Photoshop already work on Apple Silicon.Rosetta 2 will automatically translate Intel-based apps to work on Apple Silicon.Virtualization will let you use Linux on Macs.iOS apps will work natively on Mac.The Quick Start program will help developers with the transition, and the Developer Transition Kit, a Mac Mini with an A12z Bionic chip, is available now.Apple Silicon Macs will be available by the end of the year, and the whole transition will take two years.Developer betas of all OS's are available now; public betas will be available in July. Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at . Sponsor:

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