Items tagged with WWDC

With the final item in the deluge of Apple posts, the company debuted iOS 6 and many of its over 200 new features. Predictably, Siri got plenty of attention in this OS update. She is now available in the iPad as well as the iPhone, and she speaks English, French, German, and Japanese, with new support for Spanish... Read more...
Apple will be making plenty of announcements at its impending Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), and thanks to 9to5mac, we know for sure that at least one of the new products unveiled at the show will be iOS 6. The site’s been collecting shots of the WWDC banners as workers have been putting them up, and one touts iOS 6 as “The... Read more...
With WWDC just days away, the rumors revolving around Apple are at a fever pitch. From new Retina Display-equipped hardware to details about iOS 6, Apple has the technology world's eye yet again. And given that it really is a developer conference at heart, it shouldn't come as any surprise to hear rumors about new... Read more...
With Apple rolling in a monumental quarter for Q2 2012, everyone seems to be asking the same question: "what's next?" Somehow, Apple managed to double their Q2 profits in 2011 from $3b (in 2010) to $6b, and now, they just about doubled them again in 2012. How on Earth will they keep things heading to the sky in Q3?... Read more...
Well, this isn't too surprising. Just days after Apple introduced their iCloud service suite at WWDC 2011, iCloud Communications has voiced a serious complaint. In the form of a lawsuit. iCloud Communications is an Arizona-based company involved in computer communications, and of course, the company's claiming that... Read more...
It looks like Apple may be moving toward the possibility of automatic OTA updates of apps in iOS 5. Currently such updates have to be manually initiated, either via the App Store iOS app or by syncing with iTunes. A MacRumors reader tipped the site to the fact that when asking iTunes to check an end users' app library for updates, the following... Read more...
Rumors are flying left and right about what tomorrow's WWDC keynote will reveal, but one thing is for sure: iCloud will be a major announcement. Google Music may have beaten Apple to the punch, but according to the latest reports over at The Los Angeles Times, Apple will have one thing that Google doesn't. That would... Read more...
Apple has managed to sign the final of the big 4 music labels, Universal Music Group, to a deal over its iCloud service, according to sources speaking to C|Net. This, along with further reports that Apple has signed a number of large music publishers, points to Apple being able to launch its iCloud service very soon. Apple has already announced... Read more...
Is WWDC 2011 really going to be about software? Maybe! Apple's yearly developers meeting has become the launchpad for great new hardware in years past. In fact, the iPhone refresh has come at WWDC the past couple of years. But it looks like this year's event may actually be about software, not hardware. According to a new release (shown in... Read more...
WWDC 2011 sold out in hours. That said, you might expect to see some eBay scalping, and you'd be right. At the time of this writing, there are 9 auctions for WWDC tickets on eBay. To be clear, the official price for a single ticket was $1,500. One auction has a bid of $1,100, with a BuyItNow price of $3,900. Ah, but there's free shipping.... Read more...
Well, that was quick. Apple's WWDC, which has been the launching pad for the newest iPhone the past few years in a row, was both announced today and sold out today. As the company has become increasingly important in the technology world, the Worldwide Developers Conference has become a hot bed for product launches, software overhauls and... Read more...
Well, it's June 7, and that means WWDC has started in California. And that also means that the rumors were true: a new iPhone has entered the world. Steve Jobs got on stage today to kick the event off in style, and while he took a few minutes to talk market share numbers (obviously looking at areas where the iPhone OS... Read more...
Naysayers, time to eat your hat. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple, is ready to return to the helm of the Cupertino, CA based technology company, as scheduled, by the end of June. In mid-January of this year, Steve Jobs took a medical leave of absence, giving few details but setting a timeframe to return of... Read more...
We've said before that introducing the Palm Pre after WWDC would be bad for Palm, as by then the hype over the new iPhone and iPhone OS 3.0 will make excitement over the Pre announcement, ahem, rather subdued. It now appears that rumors of a mid-May launch of the Palm Pre may be false, but there is now another date given, leaked at SprintGuys,... Read more...
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