All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘WWDC’

iOS 7 Reveal Gets The NMA Treatment

On Monday, Apple unveiled its next generation mobile operating system – iOS 7. Apple billed it as the biggest change to iOS since the introduction of the original iPhone. That change was welcomed with open arms at WWDC, but some weren’t as thrilled to see their tried and true iOS undergoing such a drastic change. Our favorite Taiwanese animators have …

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Bing Talks New Siri Integration

As previously reported, Apple unveiled some new Siri features for iOS 7 today at its Worldwide Developers Conference. Among them is some new Bing integration, which will see Bing delivering web results when people search with Siri, and it doesn’t have a direct answer for the user. Bing Corporate Vice President Derrick Connell took to the Bing blog this afternoon …

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Apple Unveils iTunes Radio, Which Comes Out This Fall

At the Worldwide Developers Conference today, Apple finally announced the rumored iTunes Radio. It will be generally available this fall. It’s a free radio service with over 200 stations, and a catalog of music drawing from the iTunes Store. People can listen to stations, then download songs if they they like them. You will be able to use iTunes Radio …

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WWDC Picture Says a Thousand Words About Gender Diversity

If you’re a man at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference today in San Francisco and you need to pee, well, good luck – those lines are going to be looooooooooong. Or you could use the women’s restroom. It’s not very crowded – and it’s definitely cleaner. This wonderful image taken by CNET’s Dan Ackerman says a lot about something. You decide …

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iOS 7 Gets A Complete Redesign And Some New Features

It was pretty much an inevitability that Apple would show off iOS 7 today. After announcing all the new features coming to OS X and MacBook Air, Apple finally took the wraps off its new mobile OS. Before getting to that, though, Tim Cook took us through some stats about iOS. First and foremost, there have been 600 million iOS …

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Siri Gets More Knowledge Graph-Like With Wikipedia, Bing

While demonstrating iOS 7 at the Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple announced some new Siri features. Among them, integration of Bing web search results. Siri has a new interface, and even a new male voice. It now understands more types of commands, such as: “Play last voicemail” “Increase brightness” “What is John Appleseed saying?” “Tell me about surfing” “What are the …

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MacBook Air Gets Faster And Cheaper

During its WWDC keynote today, Apple announced that its bringing a new MacBook Air to consumers today. The new MacBook Air boasts what Apple calls an all-day battery life. The 11-inch MacBook Pro will now have a 9-hour battery life. The 13-inch model will get a 12-hour battery life. The MacBook Air is able to get this better battery life …

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Apple Unveils OS X Mavericks, The First Non-Cat In Over A Decade

Apple unveiled the next version of Mac OS X at its Worldwide Developers Conference today. For the first time in over a decade, they went with a name that doesn’t involve a cat. This is, as the company noted, because there’s simply a “dwindling supply of cats”. They’re running out of cat names. They unveiled the name as Mac OS …

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Anki Brings Artificial Intelligence To iOS

To open the WWDC keynote, Tim Cook invited a robotics startup called Anki to the stage. The company showed off what it called a “video game in the real world” for iOS. The first product out of Anki is called Anki Drive. It’s a collection of AI-controlled race cars that learn and adapt as they drive around a track. The …

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Apple Drops Some App Store Stats At WWDC

Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference kicked off today, and as usual, the keynote began with a bunch of Apple stats. Before showing a video of the company’s latest retail store opening in Berlin, CEO Tim Cook revealed that a million people went to Apple’s retail stores per day last year. They now have 47 stores around the world in 14 countries. …

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Watch Apple’s WWDC Live on the Web and on Apple TV

Apple’s annual Worldwide Developer’s Conference kicks off today, June 10th, at 10 am PST. Since tickets are both expensive (starting at $1,599) and hard to come by (usually selling out in minutes), there’s a good chance that you are unable to attend this year’s event at San Francisco’s Moscone West. But don’t worry. You can still watch all the action. …

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Apple’s WWDC Gets Its Own App with Session Videos

Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off in exactly one week from today, and Apple has just released a new app that not only helps those who are attending the event but also provides content for those who can’t make it. For all registered Apple developers, the new WWDC app will provide free streaming session videos. They will also be available …

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