Well, that was something. Apple unloaded a heap of hardware and software at the WWDC keynote today. New supermodel MacBook Pros, software upgrades everywhere, so many peripherals and updates that some didn’t even get mentioned — it was all pretty overwhelming. Here are the most important bits from today’s deluge.
This thing is a space monster. Apple just dropped a new line of MacBook Pro laptops with the highest-resolution screen in laptop history. This is Apple’s crown jewel of computing. More » [clear]
Apple’s new iOS 6 comes loaded with new features. From completely new Maps to a new version of the voice-activated personal assistant Siri to Facebook integration. More » [clear]
As rumoured, Apple just announced at WWDC that it’s launching its own in-house mapping platform. Apple is doing all of the cartography itself instead of Using Google Maps or pulling from an open source format such as OpenStreetMap. More » [clear]
Today’s lovely debutante is the 2012 MacBook Pro, of course, but the MacBook Air — which we suspect gave the MacBook Pro some serious body image problems over the years — is getting a promotion too. Ivy Bridge, USB 3.0, and speed, speed, speed. More » [clear]
Apple just announced a new feature to OS X Mountain Lion called Power Nap. It syncs your computer’s email, keeps track of calendars, syncs to Time Capsule, and downloads App Store and system software updates — all while your computer’s asleep. More » [clear]
Passbook is a new mobile wallet from Apple that will debut in iOS. Right now, it’s about ticket aggregation, not payments. But it’s a sign of things to come. Currently, it allows you to combine your tickets and loyalty cards in one convenient place. More » [clear]
Tim Cook just announced that Apple has sold over 30 billion app downloads in the iTunes App store. That’s from 650,000 apps overall, with 225,000 designed specifically for the iPad. More » [clear]