Another week of ‘Ask Apple’ is announced starting December 12

One-on-one sessions and group Q&A by Apple engineers are announced for another week. Starting December 12 developers could schedule their sessions or join Slack groups to ask questions.

Q&A sessions cover all Apple development topics, all platforms, so all developers are welcome to join.

Join us for another exciting week of Ask Apple, where you can connect directly with Apple experts to get your latest technical and design questions answered — or just hang out and learn from the conversation. Ask about using the latest frameworks, improving your app’s UI design, developing with beta OS software and tools, and so much more.

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Ask Apple: Ask Apple starts December 12

Apple Developer: A new week of Ask Apple starts December 12

Website to search all Apple Special Events for specific keywords

New website is available that indexes all Apple Special Events and provides search functionality.

So, any enthusiast could find all references to specific technology, feature or design choices and get to specific moment in keynote to follow Apple's view on said feature.

Context: Search All Apple Keynotes

Reference: This website lets you find specific moments of Apple events just by searching for keywords

Apple launches another ‘Ask Apple’ Q&A and office hours sessions

Starting November 14 Apple hosts another week of 'Ask Apple' sessions.

Join us for another exciting week of the Ask Apple developer series, where you can connect directly with Apple experts. Ask about integrating the latest technologies into your apps, designing intuitive UIs, testing on the latest software, and so much more.

Online one-on-one consultations and group Q&As will run November 14 to 18, with activities in multiple languages and time zones. Registration is open now to current members of the Apple Developer Program and Apple Developer Enterprise Program.

And stay tuned for details on the next round of the Ask Apple developer series taking place in December.

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Apple Developer: A new week of Ask Apple starts November 14

Apple launches another ‘Meet with the App Store experts’ event covering questions on App Store

Apple launches next event to provide developers with details on how to use App Store efficiently.

Get ready to connect with experts online to learn how to make the most of App Store features. Discover how to attract new customers, test marketing strategies, add subscriptions, and so much more. Live presentations with Q&A will be held this November and December in multiple time zones and languages. Register today if you’re a member of the Apple Developer Program.

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Apple starts another round of Q&A sessions and office hours for developers – Ask Apple

Apple introduced Ask Apple initiative, allowing developers to ask questions to Apple engineers. Event will be hold October 17 to 21.

Office hours are sessions with Apple engineers which you need to schedule in advance. Q&A is now in format of Slack channels.

Office hours schedule is available on Apple Developer site.

Apple Newsroom: Apple introduces Ask Apple for developers

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Apple announces new iPhones, Apple Watches, AirPods Pro and publishes RC for iOS 16, watchOS 9 and tvOS 16

Apple hosted 'Far Out.' special event. During the presentation three product lines got major updates – Apple Watches, AirPods and iPhones.

Event is available for playback at Apple website.

Apple Watch

New Apple Watch Series 8 has addition of wrist temperature sensor which could monitor ovulation cycles. At the moment, this sensor does not provide absolute temperature readings and could not be used to measure exact body temperature.

Also, Apple Watch now has crash detection which will trigger call to emergency services when it detects a crash.

watchOS 9 will introduce Low Power mode which will provide more battery life by sacrificing some of the features.

Apple also updated Apple Watch SE with new specs.

But main announcement is introduction of Apple Watch Ultra which adds new design and extra programmable action button.

Apple Watch Series 3 are now discontinued.

AirPods Pro

AirPods Pro 2 will feature better noise cancellation, improved transparency mode (marketed as "Adaptive Transparency") which will silence some of the noises while keeping user within the environment.

Touch control on new AirPods Pro will allow volume control by sliding.

iPhone 14

iPhone 14 will come in two models – regular and Plus matching screen sizes of Pro models. iPhone 14 models will use A15 Bionic chip introduced with iPhone 13, screen will also be similar to last year's models.

iPhone 14 Pro models will have A16 Bionic chip and new pill shaped sensor area which will be used as Dynamic Island – this area will be used together with notifications and will be available for the third-party integrations.

All new iPhone 14 will feature satellite emergency SOS connectivity allowing users to send message through satellite connection. Service will be free for two years with all new iPhone 14 purchases.

Pro models will also feature significant upgrades to main camera – sensor is now 48MP. Typically camera will use 4 pixels together, however ProRAW format will allow to get full 48 megapixels for processing.

iPhone 14 US models will not have SIM tray and will rely on eSIM only.

Apple Fitness+ will no longer require purchase of Apple Watch.

Release Candidates

Release candidates are published for iOS, watchOS and tvOS. Xcode 14 Release Candidate is also available.

Apple plans releases for September 12, 2022.

Note that iPadOS 16 will not be released together with iOS. It is assumed that iPadOS 16.1 will be released later in October.

Apple also published iOS/iPadOS 15.7 RC and macOS 12.6 Monterey RC.

Beta download: Operating Systems

Release notes:

Apple special event ‘Far out.’ to be hosted in-person on September 7

It was a long time since Apple hosted in-person special events for announcements. This time Apple will announce next generation iPhones, Apple Watches and probably other devices at Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino.

Presentation will take place September 7, 2022 at 10:00am PDT.

Apple Event: Far Out.

Reference: Apple Announces 'Far Out' September 7 Event Set to Feature iPhone 14, Apple Watch Series 8 and More