Apple has made the 28th annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) official. The developer conference will return to San Jose, California from June 5-9 this summer. The previous 13 years have seen WWDC take place in San Francisco, welcoming thousands of developers and engineers. The 2017 event is scheduled for the McEnery Convention Center, and is expected to showcase updates to iOS and macOS.
Along with the addition of Siri and Apple Pay for Safari, macOS Sierra introduces the Universal Clipboard, which allows you to share your copy and paste clipboard between your devices. This is another Continuity feature like Handoff that allows you to seamlessly start a task on one device and continue it on another.
macOS Sierra, among its many new features, brings Apple Pay to Safari. Now instead of typing in your credit card info every time or even filling in saved data (which can be insecure) you can simply click on the Apple Pay option on a website and verify your identity with Touch ID on your iPhone. Here's how to do it:
Apple's personal assistant, while it started out a bit clunky, has evolved with every new iOS version and become a truly useful feature. The addition of 'Hey Siri' in iOS 9 allowed users to access it hands-free, making it even more handy. It has become popular enough that Apple added it to the latest macOS version, Sierra. This incarnation of Siri, however, does not have the 'Hey Siri' feature; you either have to click on the icon or use a keyboard shortcut to invoke her. There is, however, a legitimate workaround via macOS' dictation feature. Here's how to set it up: