– This is the script of CNBC's news report for China's CCTV on June 6, Tuesday.
Welcome to CNBC Business Daily, I'm Qian Chen.
When Apple CEO Tim Cook took the stage to kick off WWDC on Monday, he said he was going to make six big announcements.
There was a lot discussed on stage, far more than just six items, but they boil down to a few key topics. Here's what you might have missed if you didn't tune in.
Apple finally refreshed the iMac after more than 600 days without doing so, adding a sharper and brighter display and new Intel processors.
The biggest announcement was the iMac Pro, however, which will start at $4,999 and includes beefy new processors, a 5K display and a sharp design. Apple said it's "the most powerful Mac we have ever made."
It also brought those seventh-generation Intel processors over to the MacBook Pro, which is otherwise unchanged, and boosted the speed of the chip in the MacBook Air.
Apple showed a new iPad Pro 10.5 during the event.
The only brand new product announced was the HomePod speaker. It's a Siri-powered smart speaker that allows you to play music, check the traffic, control you smart lights, query sports scores and more. Sound familiar?
That's because it's very much like the Amazon Echo and Google Home. Apple says its product is better, though, thanks to advanced speakers that will fill your room with music. It'll cost $349 when it launches in December.
[TIM COOK, APPLE CEO] "We have such a great portable music experience. But what about our homes? We think we can do a lot to make this experience much better. Just like we did with portable music. We want to reinvent home music."
Then, the next change is that you'll soon be able send and receive money from your friends within Apple Pay.
The new feature was announced during the conference. Much like money transfer app Venmo, Apple Pay can now support peer-to-peer payments.
The feature will be integrated directly into iMessage, so users can send money directly within a conversation with a friend.
Apple CEO Tim Cook said at the beginning of this year that he wants the company's fastest growing business segment, Services, to double its revenue by the end of 2020.
Such expectation is shared by Michael Robinson, Chief Technology Strategist at Moneymorning.com.
[MICHAEL ROBINSON, Moneymorning.com Chief Technology Strategist] "It actually is, I agree that fertilize work into the increase in services busines. I am one of the people, I'm in the camp of they can expand, double services sale from the currently roughly 24bn range to about 48bn by the end of 2020."
CNBC's Qian Chen, reporting from Singapore.