All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘WWDC 2012’

iOS 6 Maps Flyover Hacked To Run On An iPhone 4

One of the biggest things unveiled at Apple’s WWDC 2012 keynote on Monday was the new Maps app for iOS 6. Quite apart from its implications in the ongoing battle between Google and Apple, it packs in several new features. Most notably, it comes with turn-by-turn navigation (which is fully integrated with Siri), and an amazing new 3D mode called …

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WWDC 2012: Apple Uploads Keynote To YouTube

On Monday various Apple executives took the stage for the keynote at this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference, which ends today. During the keynote they introduced a huge number of new products. Items on the menu included updates to the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro lines, an all new MacBook Pro with retina display, OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, and iOS …

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iOS Shutdown Spinner Finally Gets The Retina Treatment

Two years ago, in June of 2010, Steve Jobs stood on stage at WWDC and announced the iPhone 4. With it came Apple’s stunning new retina display, a technology that would eventually make its way to the iPad and almost exactly two year’s later, the MacBook Pro. Alongside the iPhone 4 Apple also released iOS 4. Thanks to the iPhone …

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WWDC 2012: Mac Pro Gets A Piece Of The Update Action

Last week we brought you news that Apple might announce an update to the Mac Pro during this year’s WWDC 2012 keynote. Then, shortly before the keynote began earlier this afternoon, we brought you news that the specs for several updated Mac computers – including the Mac Pro – had surfaced. Initially, though, it appeared that all these rumors might …

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Apple And Search: Now Is Google A Monopoly?

With all the talk about Google being a monopoly, the company is probably glad (at least partially) to see Apple make some search-related announcements during its WWDC keynote, which could help the argument in Google’s favor (even if hurting its market share). Should Google be worried about Apple’s announcements? Tell us what you think. For one, Apple’s web browser, Safari, …

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iOS 6: Which Features Will Your Device Get?

Without a doubt, one of the biggest highlights of yesterday’s WWDC 2012 keynote was iOS 6. Apple’s latest mobile operating system packs in over 200 new features, some of which we heard about at yesterday’s keynote, some of which have come to light as developers have gotten their hands on the new iOS 6 beta. Of course, every update – …

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New iMac, Mac Pro In The Works, Coming In 2013

In the run up to yesterday’s WWDC 2012 Apple keynote, there were all sorts of rumors about just what Apple would and would not announce. In fact, if you paid much attention to the rumor mill before hand (and some people on Twitter clearly didn’t), little of what Apple announced was a surprise. Nevertheless, some of the rumored announcements never …

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New MacBook Pro Lineup Creates Confusion

Three months after the new iPad, Apple’s product naming practices are back in the spotlight. The company’s WWDC 2012 keynote yesterday afternoon is being called their best yet. Various Apple execs treated us to an almost unheard-of assortment of new product announcements, including OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, iOS 6, updated MacBook Airs, updated MacBook Pros, and an all new …

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iOS 6: Screenshots Reveal Unannounced Features

As expected, during yesterday’s WWDC 2012 keynote Apple unveiled iOS 6, which will be releasing in the fall alongside the new iPhone. During the keynote, Apple announced a lot of new features in iOS 6, most of which were not surprising. Features like Facebook integration, Do Not Disturb for notifications, improvements to Siri, and the new Maps app had been …

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Messages Beta For OS X Lion Disappears From Apple’s Website

Back in February Apple shocked pretty much everybody by announcing OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion without warning. At the time, they released a developer preview of Mountain Lion, as well as a public beta of one of Mountain Lion’s tentpole features: Messages. Just like Messages on iOS, Messages for OS X allows users to sync their iMessage conversations across devices. …

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iOS 6 Kills Latest Absinthe Jailbreak

Well, if you didn’t know it was coming, you should have: it’s been confirmed that the current beta of iOS 6 eliminates the exploits used by pod2g and the rest of the Dev Team to jailbreak iOS 5.1.1. In other words, if you were hoping for a quick jailbreak of iOS 6, you’re probably going to be disappointed. MuscleNerd, a …

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Brand New MacBook Pro Gets Its First Update

Yesterday’s WWDC 2012 keynote saw Apple unveil a whole slew of new products. Items on yesterday’s agenda included OS X Mountain Lion, iOS 6, new updates to the MacBook Air, and the existing MacBook Pros, and a brand new MacBook Pro with a retina display. One of the more interesting parts of the announcement regarding the new MacBook models was …

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Apple’s Decision to Go with TomTom Spurs Stock Explosion Killing Competitors

If you were following our coverage of the 2012 Worldwide Developers Conference yesterday, you know that Apple revealed some great new innovations including the Beta version of iOS6, released to developers last night. Those familiar with the previous version will take note of one dramatic feature change in particular, the absence of Google Maps. That’s right, Google is out and …

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Apple Announcement Doesn’t Include iPhone 5

Apple announcement, much to the dismay of fans all across the globe, doesn’t include the iPhone 5. If you were desperately searching for news regarding OS X and the latest line of MacBooks, then you probably walked away from WWDC 2012 with your head full of jolly ideas and good feelings. However, if you had hopes Apple would touch upon …

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WWDC 2012: Keynote Video Now Available Online

It’s been an awfully big day for Apple fans. Earlier this afternoon during their WWDC 2012 keynote, Apple unveiled a slew of amazing new products, including updates to the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, an all-new retina display MacBook Pro, iOS 6, and OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. For those of you who were able, there were several ways to …

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Apple AirPort Upgraded, Still $99

A lot of the focus this weeks is going to be on iOS 6 and that shiny new MacBook Pro with the retina display, but Apple also made plenty of smaller announcements during their Worldwide Developers Conference keynote. Apple not only upgrades its operating systems and computers at a break-neck pace, it also constantly upgrades its accessories. Apple’s router, dubbed …

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Apple Announcement: Apple TV Absent From WWDC 2012

Apple announcement today included a ton of cool stuff, including a brand new line of MacBooks, a host of snazzy new features in iOS 6, and the integration of Siri with certain automobiles. What it didn’t include, much to the horror of fans across the entire planet, was the iPhone 5. Another gadget that didn’t make it onto the stage …

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Apple Announces New iPad Smart Case

Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference may not have seen the announcement for the iPhone 5, but what it did have, (apart from the big Mountain Lion announcements) was a lot of little additions that we are getting excited about. iOS Facebook integration, FaceTime over 3G networks, retinal displays on the new Macbooks — all added up to a fairly exciting …

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WWDC 2012: The 17-Inch MacBook Pro Is Dead

Apple announced some pretty amazing stuff at their WWDC 2012 keynote earlier today. They showed off OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, iOS 6, and a whole slew of updates to their MacBook Air and MacBook Pro. Most notable of all, they showed off the next-generation MacBook Pro with retina display. All in all, it was a pretty amazing day for …

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Apple Announces More Accessibility For iOS

The new iOS 6 was announced this afternoon at Apple’s Worldwide Developers conference, and the updated operating system looks to have gotten tons of new integrated features. One new feature that might be overlooked, but certainly deserves some attention, is the new Guided Access mode for iOS devices. Guided Access is a form of accessibility software for iOS. Apple has …

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WWDC 2012: Apple Store Back Up Following Keynote

Earlier this morning we reported that the online Apple Store was down ahead of the WWDC 2012 keynote. This was seen by many as confirmation that Apple would be launching updates to the Mac lineup. Those expectations were fulfilled when Apple unveiled five new laptop models: two MacBook Airs, two MacBook Pros with incremental updates, and the remarkable next generation …

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Google Stock Plummets During Apple’s WWDC Unveiling

You know it’s true, Google has just never been able to rival the excitement Apple generates with the unveiling of new products. Today is no exception. As Apple addresses to 2012 Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, consumer’s eyes are glowing with images of new Apple products, and as interest in Apple surges, Google’s stock is diving deep on the …

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Apple Dumps Google Maps with iOS 6; Nobody’s Surprised

If you’re a user of Apple’s mobile devices, you’re sure to notice a lot of new things if and when you decide to update the operating system to iOS 6, which was announced today at Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference. There’s one particular app icon that, while largely unchanged for the past five years, will appear noticeably different this time …

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WWDC 2012: Ustream Draws Over 40,000 Viewers For Apple Keynote

A few hours ago we brought you news that the popular live video streaming site Ustream may have been hacked ahead of Apple’s WWDC 2012 keynote. Attempts to access the site using Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox consistently led to messages that the site was dangerous, while Apple’s Safari browser occasionally returned a similar message. According to a post on …

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Apple Announces 26 Million Mac OS X Lion Copies Sold

Lost among the hardware specs and announcements of Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference keynote, a huge fact was floated with little fanfare accompanying it. It turns out that there are now more than 66 million Mac users worldwide. Of those users, 26 million of them have already purchased Mac OS X Lion. That fact means almost 40% of Mac users have …

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MacBook Pro To Be Powered By Nvidia Kepler Graphics

The new MacBook Pro is pretty much a beast. One of the major driving forces behind that power is the video card. Nvidia will be providing the graphics in the new MacBook Pro with its new line of Kepler video cards – specifically the GT 650M. While I’m sure the Mac gamers out there are super excited to hear this …

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MacBook Pro Retina Display Support Coming To OS X

Did you see that Apple’s new MacBook Pro is getting a retina display? The beautiful screen means that it will be able to display a max resolution of 2880 x 1800. To take advantage of that new display, software is going to have to be updated. Apple is doing just that. As part of the company’s WWDC keynote, Apple announced …

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Siri Announced for New iPad with iOS 6

As expected, one of the perks that will be bundled up in the just-announced iOS 6 will be the inclusion of everybody’s favorite semi-sentient voice-commanded digital assistant, Siri, to the New iPad. Scott Forstall, speaking at Apple’s annual World Wide Developers Conference today, listed a bevy of new updates that Siri will be receiving, such as support for many new …

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MacBook Pro Gets an Ivy Bridge Update

The reveals and surprises are finally coming out of Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference, and the details will be discussed and parsed for days. The next generation of MacBook looks good – and its price looks amazing – but Apple isn’t giving up on a lower-priced MacBooks for the average consumer. Apple has updated its 13-inch MacBook Pro models with better …

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Eyes Free Announced Integrating Siri with your Car [WWDC 2012 Coverage]

Yet another development from Apple revealed at today’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC 2012) in San Francisco. It’s Siri integration for your car. Say hello to hands free. And it’s not just in English either. Siri has learned Spanish, French, Italian, Korean, Mandarin, and Cantonese. That’s right, Apple has been working with a number of automobile makers to bring to life …

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