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Jun 22nd 2020

TWiT News 357

WWDC20 State of the Union

Hosted by Leo Laporte
WWDC20 State of the Union
Episodes available at https://twit.tv/shows/twit-news
Category: News

Apple's Vice President in Software Engineering Andreas Wendker and other Apple engineers give us a deep dive on the transition to Apple Silicon, as well as changes to macOS, iOS, iPadOS, watvhOS, Xcode, and Swift.

Highlights:

  • Apple Silicon is all about performance and interoperability.
  • Universal 2 will make Intel apps work on Apple Silicon with Xcode.
  • Unity runs on Apple Silicon.
  • Rosetta 2 virtualization uses Parallels.
  • iOS apps will run natively on macOS with Apple Silicon.
  • macOS Big Sur has a new design that borrows heavily from iOS and iPadOS.
  • Big Sur is macOS 11.
  • iPad Pro Lidar sensor has new uses in iPadOS 14.
  • Apple Pencil ads Scribble and Scratch in iPadOS 14.
  • You'll be able to code widgets with Swift in iOS 14.
  • You can also use Swift to code watchOS complications.
  • Xcode will help developers seamlessly transition their apps from Intel to Apple Silicon.

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