Apple WWDC 2019: An Analysis (Premium)


Apple’s annual WWDC keynote address is a chance to see how the firm’s major platforms will advance in the coming year. And this year’s show was notable on a number of levels. Apple expanded its platform count from four to five by breaking out iPadOS from iOS. It highlighted two major developer advances, something it usually ignores in the marketing-heavy keynote. Most of the people at WWDC 2019 were first-time WWDC attendees, a first. And Apple was focused heavily on the integration of hardware, software, and services.

With all that in mind, here’s a quick overview of each platform announcement and which I think matter or do no matter.

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