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Everything -- and we mean everything -- from WWDC Day 1

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Tim Cook and company unleashed a veritable avalanche of updates at the Worldwide Developers Conference’s opening keynote this morning. The new features and updates came so fast, it was hard to keep up.
Of course, Apple’s got several operating systems to update these days, as well as major services like Maps, Music and iCloud.
Below you’ll find a digest of the stuff we thought was coolest, as well as deeper dives into the major updates and new features. I think we covered most of the big stuff.
It was a fun show and I’d recommend you watch it online if you haven’t done so. I was impressed with the number of new presenters Apple trotted out, and was glad to see lots of women and people of color. The production, as usual, was top-notch, and Craig Federighi got in some good jokes. I’ll be watching it again just to see a bunch of stuff I missed the first time around.
Disappointingly, there was no new hardware. Stoked by rumors, lots of Apple fans were hoping for new MacBook Pros. If you want a chuckle, check out Twitter reactions from Apple fans who sold their old MacBooks in anticipation!
— Leander Kahney, EIC.

8 things that blew us away at WWDC 2021
iOS 15 brings welcome enhancements to FaceTime, notifications, more
iPadOS 15 brings Home screen revamp, more powerful multitasking
macOS Monterey brings Universal Control, Shortcuts, and Safari improvements
watchOS 8 adds new Mindfulness app and Portrait watch face
Save $70 on a 3-in-1 charging dock for iPhone, AirPods, Apple Watch
Apple Maps gets fancy new features for drivers, transit riders and tourists
Siri will work offline and come to third-party devices this year
iOS 15 makes AirPods easier to find, adds Conversation Boost
In iOS 15, the Wallet app will store your driver’s license and house keys
Safari extensions make the leap to iPhone and iPad this fall
Apple adds powerful new privacy features to Mail and more
iCloud+ makes your online activities more secure on Apple devices
Apple Music with Spatial Audio can be enjoyed now [Updated]
Amazing retro-innovation draws adulation [Setups]
One more thing ...
“WWDC is an incredibly important event to Apple, our developers and our users. It’s here that we bring some of our biggest innovations to life.” – Tim Cook
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