At the main presentation of the World Developers Conference 2018, we were shown not very much new.
Those who perform on stage always talk about updates very fiercely, and this year was no exception. However, the presentation still seemed scanty compared to previous years. Apple is proud of the features coming in iOS 12, macOS Mojave, watchOS 5 and even tvOS 12, but it doesn't go too far.
“This time it will not be as interesting as in previous years,” – this is the feeling that came from the presentation. But that's not necessarily a bad thing. It has been rumored for a long time that this year's updates won't contain a lot of new features, and so they did. For example, the most interesting detail about macOS is the fact that next year apps iOS will start working on macOS.
Even Apple herself made sure that next year's announcements caught our attention.
The WWDC 2018 presentation showed enough. Dark Mode in macOS Mojave is a great feature, as are several others. In iOS 12, health-related features are a great addition. There is a lot to expect, although there may not be many reasons.
However, the only thing missing was news about Apple Music. We weren't told anything about dark mode in the Music app at iOS, although it was one of the most requested features. Technically dark mode will also appear in the macOS Mojave program.
New features could also be added. For example, syncing playing Music on Mac and iPhone. Spotify makes this very easy.
Apple Music could support autoplay like Spotify. The function works as follows: turn on an album or artist, and after it ends, the application will turn on similar music. This is a very useful and handy feature with which you can find new songs.
These are just two features missing in Apple Music and it's a shame they won't be coming soon. It's also a shame that the service didn't get any attention at all at the WWDC presentation. Is Apple really not going to do anything with Music this year?
Let's hope that something about Apple Music will be told to us at the launch this September.