By Dan Moren
May 31, 2019 9:23 AM PT
The Back Page: Surprise and delight
Welcome to Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference 2019. We’re so glad that you, our developer community, could be here to share in all the special announcements we have in store today. And a warm welcome to all of you watching the livestream in your pajamas, too. We think you’ll really be delighted—but more importantly surprised—by what we have to tell you.
Because it’s surprise that we’re going to talk about today. As you may have realized, it’s getting harder and harder for us to keep secrets that don’t find their way out into the press eventually. And by “the press,” I really mean Mark, Guilherme, and Steve. Those guys. Love them. Love. Totally just delighted by them, and yes, this is how I normally smile.
Anyway, this time around we’ve taken a hard left turn, seeding our most suspect engineers with totally bogus information to leak, and I’m pleased to say that it’s worked a treat.…