I just noticed CNN’s projections are sponsored by the Calm app, which is the biggest “fuck you” I can imagine at a time like this.
Like you, we still have a whole bunch of questions, so stay tuned for plenty of coverage of all of these announcements.
And a Production Health & Safety note from Apple to conclude this stream: Face coverings were worn, everyone was isolated, social distancing practiced, production equipment sanitized. What a world.
So. Is everyone OK? Are we all alive? That was intense.
And, as always, final versions of each OS rolling out this fall.
Developer betas coming out today, public betas next month (including for watchOS, a first!).
First Mac with Apple chip shipping by the end of this year. Transition will happen within 2 years. Apple still making Intel-based Macs that Tim is very excited about.
Wow that was a lot.
macOS Big Sur will include Rosetta 2, which will translate existing Mac apps that haven’t been updated for Apple’s chip.
The Photoshop and Final Cut Pro demos were really well-done.
Look at how delightful PowerPoint looks running on Apple’s chip.
Microsoft is making Office for the Mac, Adobe is working on Creative Cloud services — all will run on Apple silicon.
All of Apple’s apps in Big Sur will run on Apple’s chips. Damn.