• WWDC18 Video Transcripts Now Available

    Take advantage of transcripts to quickly discover and share information presented in WWDC18 videos. You can search by keyword, see all instances where the keyword is mentioned in the video, go straight to the time it was mentioned, and even share a link to that specific time.See this year’s WWDC videos
  • Introducing App Store Connect

    For app developers and their teams, iTunes Connect is now called App Store Connect. And with the new App Store Connect app, it’s even easier to manage your apps, view trends, respond to reviews, and reply to active Resolution Center issues, all on your iOS device. You can also receive push notifications for changes in your app status and new customer reviews.Learn more about App Store Connect
  • Siri Shortcuts

    Siri can now intelligently pair users’ daily routines with your apps to suggest convenient shortcuts right when they’re needed. Use the Shortcuts API to help users quickly accomplish tasks related to your app, directly from the lock screen, in Spotlight, or from the Siri watch face.Learn more about Siri Shortcuts
  • See What’s New on Apple Platforms

    Download the Xcode 10 beta, which includes the SDKs for iOS 12, watchOS 5, tvOS 12, and macOS Mojave. With powerful advancements in Apple software and tools, you can build your most interactive, intelligent, and engaging experiences yet.Learn more
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  • Machine Learning

    With Core ML 2, you can process models faster than ever, make them smaller, and much more. And now, you can easily build and train models using the new Create ML framework, with no machine learning expertise required.Learn more about machine learning
  • Get Ready for the All-New Mac App Store

    The reimagined Mac App Store arrives with a new look and new editorial content that inspires and informs. Organized around the specific things customers love to do on Mac, along with insightful stories, curated collections, and videos, the Mac App Store on macOS Mojave beautifully showcases your apps and makes them even easier to find.Learn more about the all-new Mac App Store
  • ARKit 2

    iOS is the biggest AR platform in the world, and now you can create even more incredible experiences with ARKit 2. Multiple users can use their iOS device to simultaneously view AR experiences or play multiplayer games, as bystanders spectate. AR experiences can be saved and resumed at a later time in the same state. And you can incorporate real-world objects into your AR experiences, giving your users greater immersive opportunities.Learn more about ARKit 2
  • Search Ads Advanced Now Offers More Ad Variations

    Search Ads provides an efficient and easy way to promote your app at the top of App Store search results. Now you can create more ad variations using all of the screenshots and app previews from your App Store product page.Learn more
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  • 2019 iPhone will have third camera for AR, says analyst - CNET

    The rumored third camera could be there to lend a stereoscopic helping hand.
  • Upcoming iOS 11 App Update Requirements

    iOS 11 delivers innovative features and the redesigned App Store to hundreds of millions of customers around the world. Your apps can deliver more intelligent, unified, and immersive experiences with Core ML, ARKit, new camera APIs, new SiriKit domains, Apple Music integration, drag and drop for iPad, and more. Starting July 2018, all iOS app updates submitted to the App Store must be built with the iOS 11 SDK and must support the Super Retina display of iPhone X.Learn m
  • 2018 iPhone: All the rumors on specs, price, release date - CNET

    New models are rumored to include a super-sized and a lower-priced version.
  • Developer Insights Series: Responding to Reviews

    Customers can provide ratings and reviews on the App Store to give feedback on their user experienceand help others decide which apps to try. Tinybop, Zynga, Hopscotch, Tone It Up, 1 Second Everyday, and Pocket share how having a direct dialogue with customers on the App Store helps them improve their apps’ discoverability, encourage downloads, and build rapport with users.Watch the film
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  • 64-bit Transition on macOS

    With the recent release of macOS High Sierra 10.13.4, the first time users launch an app that does not support 64-bit they will see an alert that the app is not optimized for their Mac.As a reminder, new apps submitted to the Mac App Store must support 64-bit, and starting June 2018, app updates and existing apps must support 64-bit. If you distribute your apps outside the Mac App Store, we highly recommend distributing 64-bit binaries to make sure your users can continue to run your apps o
  • Apple Pay Has Expanded to Brazil

    You can now support Apple Pay for your customers in Brazil, providing an easy and secure way for them to pay within your apps and websites.Learn more about Apple Pay
  • Allowing Users to Manage their Data in iCloud

    The European Union’s upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) may impact the way you currently let your users manage their data. Learn how to provide ways for your users to manage their data stored in iCloud, including the ability to temporarily deactivate or restrict access, delete, or get a copy of their data.Learn more
  • Introducing ClassKit for Education Apps

    The ClassKit framework, coming in Xcode 9.4, works with a powerful new iPad app called Schoolwork that helps teachers and students keep track of assignments and progress. With ClassKit, you can help teachers easily discover specific learning activities in your app, take students directly to the right activity with a single tap, and securely and privately share progress data to help teachers personalize instruction.Learn more about ClassKit
  • Developer Insights Series: App Store Product Page

    With iOS 11 there are even more elements of the product page that help to drive discoverability and downloads. The people behind Concepts, Grokker, TypeShift, War Dragons, and codeSpark Academy share how they use each metadata element on the App Store product page to encourage users to download their apps.Watch the film
  • Introducing IBM Watson Services for Core ML

    Discover new ways to build intelligence into your iOS apps. With IBM Watson Services for Core ML, it’s easy to build apps that access powerful Watson capabilities right from iPhone and iPad, so you can provide dynamic, intelligent insights that improve over time. Your apps can quickly analyze images, accurately classify visual content, and easily train models using Watson Services.Learn about IBM Watson Services for Core ML
  • iPhone 11 and iPhone X Plus: All the rumors on specs, price, release date - CNET

    2018 iPhone models are rumored to include super-sized and lower-priced versions.
  • WWDC18 Registration Now Open

    Register by Thursday, March 22 at 10:00 a.m. PDT for your chance to join us and thousands of talented minds from around the world in San Jose, June 4-8.Learn more about the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference
  • How to survive an iPhone with only 16GB of storage - CNET

    Whether you couldn't afford a pricier model or just misjudged how much storage you'd need, these tips can help you get by.
  • Display More Screenshots on Your Product Page

    You can now display up to 10 screenshots on your product page on the App Store for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Apple TV, to show customers more of your app’s experience.Learn how to make the most of your product page
  • Build Your Apps for iOS 11 and iPhone X

    iOS 11 has brought innovative features and the redesigned App Store to hundreds of millions of customers around the world. Your apps can deliver more intelligent, unified, and immersive experiences with Core ML, ARKit, new camera APIs, new SiriKit domains, Apple Music integration, drag and drop for iPad, and more.Starting April 2018, all new iOS apps submitted to the App Store must be built with the iOS 11 SDK, included in Xcode 9 or later. All new apps for iPhone, including unive
  • Upload App Previews with Transporter

    You can now use Transporter, Apple’s command-line delivery tool, to upload app previews to iTunes Connect. Transporter integrates with your content management system to deliver your app metadata in bulk using XML, which is especially useful for adding and managing multiple localizations. For details on using Transporter to upload app previews, see the App Metadata Specification.Learn more about app previews
  • Reminder: 64-bit Requirement for Mac Apps

    Starting January 31, new apps submitted to the Mac App Store must support 64-bit, and Mac app updates and existing apps must support 64-bit starting June 2018. If you distribute your apps outside the Mac App Store, we highly recommend distributing 64-bit binaries to make sure your users can continue to run your apps on future versions of macOS. Build and submit your apps using Xcode 9.2.Learn more about distributing Mac apps
  • New Tools for 64-bit Support in Xcode 9.3 Beta

    The last macOS release to support 32-bit apps without compromise is macOS High Sierra. Make sure future releases of your app are 64-bit compatible by using new diagnostic tools in Xcode 9.3 beta and testing on macOS 10.13.4 beta. This version of Xcode also builds 64-bit apps by default.Download Xcode 9.3 beta
  • Swift Playgrounds 2.0 Now Available

    The latest version of Swift Playgrounds includes new features to make it easier to discover even more content. Now you can subscribe to playgrounds from your favorite third-party creators, then browse and download their content directly within Swift Playgrounds. You’ll automatically see new and updated playgrounds in your subscriptions, a content gallery that shows all playgrounds in a single view, new robots, and much more.Learn more about Swift Playgrounds
  • ARKit 1.5 Now Available

    iOS 11 is the biggest AR platform in the world, allowing you to create unparalleled augmented reality experiences for hundreds of millions of iOS users. Now you can build even more immersive experiences by taking advantage of the latest features of ARKit, available in iOS 11.3 beta. With improved scene understanding, your app can see and place virtual objects on vertical surfaces, and more accurately map irregularly shaped surfaces. Real world images, such as signs, posters, and artwork can be i
  • Apple Developer Program Membership Fee Waivers Now Available

    We’re pleased to announce that Apple Developer Program membership is now available at no cost for eligible organizations. Nonprofit organizations, accredited educational institutions, and government entities based in the United States that will distribute only free apps on the App Store can request to have their annual membership fee waived.Learn more about membership fee waivers
  • iTunes Connect Holiday Schedule

    As a reminder, new apps and app updates will not be accepted December 23 to 27 (Pacific Time), so any releases should be submitted, approved, and scheduled in advance. Other iTunes Connect and developer account features will remain available.Learn more about preparing apps for the App Store.
  • Offer Introductory Pricing for Your Subscriptions

    You can now offer new customers a discounted introductory price for your auto-renewable subscriptions on the App Store. Visit your in-app purchase page in iTunes Connect to configure introductory pricing and use new API additions in iOS 11.2 to localize and display introductory pricing details to your users.Learn more about offering introductory pricing.
  • Make Your Apps Available for Pre-Order

    You can now make your new apps available for pre-order on the App Store on all Apple platforms. Customers can see your product page and order your app before it’s released for download. Once your app is released, customers will be notified and it will automatically download to their device. Let your customers know your app is coming by using the pre-order badges in your marketing materials.Learn more about offering your apps for pre-order.
  • App Store Best of 2017

    Congratulations to the developers featured in the App Store Best of 2017. This showcase honors our favorite apps and games on the App Store, and celebrates the amazing experiences that developers have created for macOS, iOS, watchOS, and tvOS.See all the featured apps and games.
  • Introducing Search Ads Basic

    Search Ads Basic is a new cost-per-install offering, ideal if you have limited time or expertise to promote your app. Put your app at the top of relevant search results on the App Store in the United States, with global expansion coming in fall 2018. Your first installs are free with a 100 USD credit.Learn more about Search Ads Basic.
  • How to wipe your phone or tablet before you sell it - CNET

    Here is how to wipe your personal data from a mobile device the right way before trading up to a new model.
  • 64-bit Requirement for Mac Apps

    As a reminder, new apps submitted to the Mac App Store must support 64-bit starting January 2018, and Mac app updates and existing apps must support 64-bit starting June 2018. If you distribute your apps outside the Mac App Store, we highly recommend distributing 64-bit binaries to make sure your users can continue to run your apps on future versions of macOS. The last macOS release to support 32-bit apps without compromise is macOS High Sierra.Learn more about
  • Hour of Code

    Apple celebrates Computer Science Education Week from December 4 to 10 with fun and engaging challenges in Swift Playgrounds on iPad. You can learn coding basics with Byte and friends or get creative using Swift code to build The Incredible Code Machine. Host your own Hour of Code event by downloading the facilitator guide or sign up for a coding session at your local Apple Store withToday at Apple.The Hour of Code is an initiative by Computer Science Education Week and Code.org to introduce mil
  • Update Your watchOS Apps

    Enable your watchOS apps to connect anywhere and anytime, even without a phone nearby, by updating for watchOS 4 and Apple Watch Series 3. Take advantage of increased performance, new background modes for navigation and audio recording, built-in altimeter capabilities, direct connections to accessories with Core Bluetooth, and more. In addition, the size limit of a watchOS app bundle has increased from 50 MB to 75 MB.Please note that starting April 1, 2018, updates to watchOS 1 apps will no
  • Websites on iPhone X

    Your websites will automatically display properly on the Super Retina screen on iPhone X, as Safari automatically insets your content within the safe area so it’s clear of the rounded corners and sensor housing. If your website is designed with full-width horizontal navigation, you can choose to take full advantage of the edge-to-edge display by using a new WebKit API introduced in iOS 11.2. Start testing your website today with the iPhone X simulator, included with Xcode 9.2 bet
  • New App Store Marketing Guidelines and Resources

    You can now download App Store badges with updated fonts and options, as well as images of iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, Apple Watch Series 3, and Apple TV 4K to use in marketing materials for your apps on the App Store. Marketing guidance has also been updated. Visit the App Store Marketing Guidelines.
  • Get Ready for SiriKit on HomePod

    iOS 11.2 introduces SiriKit for HomePod, the powerful speaker that sounds amazing, adapts to wherever it’s playing, and provides instant access to Apple Music. HomePod is also a helpful home assistant for everyday questions and tasks. With the intelligence of Siri, users control HomePod through natural voice interaction. And with SiriKit, users can access iOS apps for Messaging, Lists, and Notes. Make sure your SiriKit integration is up to date and test your app’s voice-only experien
  • Submit Your Updated Apps for iPhone X

    The future is almost here. iPhone X will be available November 3. This stunning device features the all-new Super Retina display for more immersive experiences and Face ID, a secure new way to unlock, authenticate, and pay. The TrueDepth camera works with ARKit, and the A11 Bionic chip is designed for Core ML and Metal 2. Download Xcode 9.0.1, test your apps in the iPhone X simulator, and capture screenshots. Then submit your updated apps and metadata in iTunes Connect today.Learn
  • Apple warns you to line up early for the iPhone X - CNET

    If you're planning to buy an iPhone X when it becomes available in stores on Friday, Apple says you should get there well ahead of time.
  • Apple Pay Has Expanded to Sweden, Denmark, Finland and the United Arab Emirates

    You can now support Apple Pay for your customers in Sweden, Denmark, Finland and the United Arab Emirates, providing an easy and secure way for them to pay within your apps and websites.Learn more about Apple Pay.
  • Why you want a macOS home server, and how to get one going

    Sure, you can get a network attached storage device, or rely on somebody's cloud -- but, I've run a Mac-based home server for a very long time. Why have I kept one running, and why should you start one? Read on.
  • This week on AI: Face ID on 2018 iPad Pro, foldable iPhones, Qualcomm looks to shut down iPhone & more

    Not content to rest for long, the rumor train steamed forward this week with hints of Face ID on the iPad Pro, a stylus-equipped iPhone, and even a foldable iPhone coming several years down the road. Qualcomm, meanwhile, fired another major salvo in its legal battle with Apple, and an Irish datacenter finally got the green light.
  • Apple diversity chief apologizes to staff for statements made at summit

    Apple VP of Inclusion and Diversity Denise Young Smith on Friday issued an internal memo to clarify and apologize for comments made during a business summit last week, reiterating that Apple is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse workplace.
  • iOS 11 lets you turn off iPhone or iPad without the power button

    Among the lesser known features included in Apple's latest iOS 11 is a new software function that lets users turn off their device without touching a physical button, handy in the case of random hardware failures and other glitches.
  • Apple expands Apple Pay Cash testing to retail employees ahead of public release, report says

    Apple has reportedly extended an internal test of its forthcoming Apple Pay Cash feature to include retail employees, a report said Friday, suggesting the peer-to-peer payments solution is ripe for public release.
  • Nvidia GeForce Now beta goes live, delivers high-end gaming to Mac

    Announced at CES in January, Nvidia's GeForce Now cloud-based gaming service went live in beta form on Friday, promising users the ability to play graphically intensive games on their Mac, including PC-only titles.
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