Heres Everything Apple Announced at WWDC 2019

Today, at Apple’s annual Worldwide Developer's Conference in San Jose, California, executives whizzed through all of the software that's going to power your iDevices in the coming year. Some highlights: iOS is going dark, the iPad is becoming a viable laptop replacement, and the Apple Watch is growing into the only health-tracking device you'll need. There's even a new and improved Siri that can read your messages out loud like an executive assistant. If you missed the big show, you can watch it here, or read on for all the news you need to know. iOS 13 Apple Surprise: There’s a new version of iOS, and it's packed with fun little features. Apple rejiggered some of its core apps, like …

The Apple Watch Is Now the Control Center for Your Health

This week at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple executive Kevin Lynch announced multiple updates to WatchOS, the operating system that powers the company's smartwatch. (Voice memos, a calculator, streaming audio, oh my!) But the most telling features were the new additions to the watch's suite of health-monitoring tools. Beginning this fall, Apple Watch will track your activity trends over time, help protect your hearing by alerting you to harmful levels of ambient noise, and allow users to track their menstrual cycles. Individually, these improvements might look small or trivial. But given the watch's existing health and fitness features, this new bundle of capabilities underscores Apple’s push to make its smartwatch the control center for your personal health. Sure, calculating a …