Apple Pre-WWDC 2011 Roundup

Apple Pre-WWDC 2011 Roundup
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WWDC happens at 3am East coast time in Australia. Here’s what you might expect:

What We Know About Lion and Why It May Be the Last Mac OS X

Next week Apple will unveil the next major version of Mac OS X, which may be the last version of their desktop operating system as we know it. Here is why. More »

WWDC 2011 Predictions: Here Comes iCloud, But What Else?

Apple made the bold move of pre-announcing its WWDC offerings this week, but we’re sure there will still be surprises aplenty. Be sure to check out our liveblog Monday for breaking news; in the meantime, here are our predictions: More »

Is the End of the iPhone’s Popup Problem Near?

The notification system in iOS sucks. Especially on the iPhone. That’s no secret, but it bears repeating because it’s gone unchanged since the first iPhone was introduced in 2007. Hopefully this is the last time it’ll warrant complaining about. More »

An Educated Rumour: iCloud Isn’t the New MobileMe-It’s the New iTunes

We’re getting a better and better idea of what iCloud’s going to look like—music streaming, maybe something Time Capsule-y. But not the whole picture. The typically accurate John Gruber suggests a handy way to conceptualise iCloud: More »

iCloud Might Turn Time Capsule Into Your Own Personal Cloud of Awesome

Cult of Mac is reporting through a source that iCloud, Apple’s big and bright foray into the cloud, is going to be handled by your Time Capsule backer upper, putting the service directly in your home. More »

Do Time Capsule and Airport Shortages Mean WWDC Refreshes Likely?

The word from Apple is that WWDC is going to be a softwarepalooza, no iDevices invited. But what if some of Apple’s hardware is integral to its iCloud strategy? Like, say, Airport Extreme, Airport Express, and Time Capsule? More »