Apple kills iTunes, preps pricey Mac Pro, gives iPad its own OS – plus: That $999 monitor stand


Apple's latest Mac Pro, coming fall 2019

At its Worldwide Developer Conference on Monday, Tim Cook addressed the Apple faithful and promised a host of software updates and some very expensive hardware – so much so that the hapless presenter was booed when announcing a $999 monitor stand.

On the software side, Apple met developer expectations by announcing iOS apps will be able to run on macOS, dubbed Project Catalyst (previously known as Marzipan). But even as it brought its software development kits together, the iTitan separated its iPad from iOS with a new operating system variant called iPadOS, and split its bloated iTunes app into three.

iPadOS, said Cook during the WWDC keynote in Silicon Valley, “takes the distinctive experience of iPad even further.”

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