“It’s taken me a while to write this. We shared our initial reactions to WWDC 2015 right after Monday’s keynote on iMore Live from AltConf (video should be available soon). We shared some more midweek during the Debug Roundtable,” Rene Ritchie writes for iMore. “But the ramifications of what gets announced and how, and the effects it will have on us for the next year, takes me some time to come to grips with.”
“In 2013 it was the radical redesign. In 2014 it was the functional revolution. This year it was more than pixels or bits,” Ritchie writes. “It was about showing what that redesign and functionality will enable for the future.”
“It was also about comedic bits and musical guests that proved far more divisive with the traditional audience than any new operating system or feature set ever has,” Ritchie writes. “And as much as everyone has spoken about the new Apple, that clash of culture will be a challenge for all of us.”
Tons more in the full article – recommended – here.
MacDailyNews Take: WWDC 2015: From triumphs to train-wrecks, and a different experience for everyone.
From our perspective, “One more thing…” was desecrated by unfocused, unprepared presenters, but Apple Music certainly has the capacity to be worthy of the designation. It has the capacity to become very big, very quickly, and Apple could usher in yet another sea change for yet another industry. Perhaps, instead of unveiling it at WWDC, there should have been a separate Apple Music event? It seems evident that the ongoing saga of Apple TV content deals (or lack thereof) impacted the WWDC 2015 keynote.
For some people, Swift 2 will be the highlight of WWDC 2015. For others, it’s watchOS 2, or the Apple Pay enhancements, or Apple’s News app…
What was your WWDC 2015 highlight and lowlight?