– We’re in our seats, doors are shut, presentation is aboutto start! Siri making fun of Samsung, Android codenames (JellyBean/ICS). Garageband for iPad making a love song. Siri says myemotions haven’t been coded yet. =Tim Cook is out! This is our 23rd WWDC… “this is olderthan some of you are” -400 million App Store accounts with credit cards and one clickbuying.
Largest amount of credit cards on a store. 650K apps on theApp Store. 225K apps built specifically to the iPad. -30 billion app downloads.
$5 billion payed out to App Storedevelopers. App Store operates in 120 countries around the world.Later this month: Apple is adding 30 more countries to the AppStore (155 total). -Cook says nothing makes Apple happier than people using theirhardware and software to better the world and share their latestand greatest ideas. Cook says there are heart warming purposespeople have made apps for. Caterpillar Scanner
Apple rolling video about this. Videodiscussing an app that will help the blind. Video also discussing medical teaching apps. App does 3D rendering.iPad noted as a major breakthrough for medica apps. Especially withhigher-resolution Retina Display and better/faster processing.AirBNB app being discussed. Flip Key Shell
-Video over, Cook is back out. “This is why all of us do whatwe do.” Cook thanks everyone in the developer community forall of the incredible apps that they have built for the App Store. -Cook: We are announcing “Exciting new changes to our notebooklineup” and major updates to OS X and iOS. – Schiller coming out to announce new Apple laptops! -Talking MacBook Air: it has changed the consumer notebook lineup. Volvo Vcads
-New Air: Ivy Bridge, 8GB RAM, up to 2 GHZ i7. Now up to 512GB! USB3.0. USB 3.0 ports are the same as USB 2. Ports cover both types ofUSB. FaceTime HD.
Air prices are $100 on some units. Ships today! -Schiller now discussing the new MacBook Pros. New options: IvyBridge, 2.7GHZ quad core, 8GB RAM, 60% faster graphics. Kemplergraphics from NVIDIA on the 15 inch. USB 3.0 as well.
These are thespec-bumped MacBook Pro models. 4/8GB of RAM options. 1199 and 1499for 13s, 15s 1799 and 2199. New MacBook Pros shipping today well.
– Here it comes… all new laptop… The Next-GenerationMacBook Pro. Breakthrough in display engineering. RETINA DISPLAY.2880 x 1800. Highest resolution notebook display ever.Glossy… but improved.
Ships with a Retina ready version of OSX Lion. -New Version of Aperture for Retina Dispay MacBook Pro. Final CutPro X also being updated. Retina versions of Adobe Photoshop,Diablo 3, Auto Desk coming soon.
Apple is working with keydevelopers. Several battery packs and optimzations to get battery working wellwith powerful Retina Display. Up to 16GB of RAM. 768GB SSD. Twothunderbolt ports, HDMI.
FaceTime HD, dual-microphones, new stereospeakers. USB 3.0. 4.46 pounds. -Video now… Ivy and Mansfield talking the new Retina Pro. Ivetalking new thermal system with asymtrical fans.
OS X VP Federeighitalking Retina version of OS X Lion for new MBP. Schiller back for pricing/configs -Retina MacBook shipping today. -Craig Federighi out to discuss OS X Mountain Lion. Wow… looks like Apple has held back some new features in ML. -Craig discussing iCloud.
Signin with Apple ID and all apps areconfigured with iCloud. -Discussing Documents in the Cloud… new version of iWork withiCloud docs integration. Preview and Text Edit getting icloud docsas well. -Craig shows new “glass” designed dock.
He is demoingnew Reminders and Notes app. These sync via iCloud. DiscussingMessages with iMessage and “legacy” chat support. 100MBfile transfers supported. -Notification Center discussion and demo.
-Next: Apple is bringing Dictation to the Mac. -Now there is sharing. Share buttons to access the share sheet. -New version of Safari: fastest browser, improved URL selection,unified search/URL bar.
He is also discussing iCloud Tabs.Brand-new Tab View. Gesture swiping between tabs… just likeiOS. Demo time! W0w: New tweet sheet build into Notification Center. Nice demo withDictation.
-Incredible new “Power Nap” feature. While yourcomputer lid is shut, it will still take your email, do system/appstore updates, all iCloud downloads, and backups to Time Capsule.OPeration is totally silent. Works only on the Retina DisplayMacBook Pro and newer MacBook Airs. -Discussing AirPlay and AirPlay Mirroring in Mountain Lion.
-Game Center: turn games, demo of racing game against Mr. X. -Apple is highlighting features for China. Improved Chinese inputmethods. -Mountain Lion shipping in July: $19.99.
Upgrades from Lion or SnowLeopard. Agressive. Those buying new Macs today will get freeMountain Lion. Near Final DeveloperPreview available today! IOS 6 TIME: Scott Forstall is out. Talking iOS 5: 1.5 TRILLIONnotifications push.
140 million iMessage users. -Scott introducing iOS 6 now Tentpole 1: Siri — Signifiant enhancements in iOS 6. Sportsscores. Integrates via Yahoo Sports.
Asking about individualplayers across different sports leagues. Siri also gets improved restaurant integration. OpenTableintegration (they’ve partnered). Reservations, average menuprices.
Movie-related questions. “What movies are playingat” a local theater. Watch trailers within Siri. Siri can nowlaunch apps. “Play Temple Run.” and it immediatelyopens.
Tweeting and a new feature called “Eyes Free.”Apple is working with car manufacturers to build in Siributtons into their steering wheels. BMW, Honda, Mercedes, Toyota,more have committed to add these buttons within the next 12months. Apple is also adding English/French (Canada, eh), Spanish(Spain, Mexico, U.S.), Italian, Switzerland, Korean, Mandrain,Cantonese. Local search is now international. iPad support as well!Just like our mockup! Facebook integration announced.
System wide, tweet about Apps fromthe App Store. Redesigned iTunes and App Stores! Blue status bar,not silver -New phone features: Slide up incoming call slider to choose to bereminded to call person back or to text them a reply. WHen youreply with a message, there is a list of pre-made replies. You caneven add customs. Remind me later.
Do Not Disturb switch is insettings! Bluetooth toggle is also now more visible in settings.Fine gran controls in Do Not Disturb. Choose which phone calls thatcan come in while you are sleeping. This is super cool. FaceTime Over Cellular in iOS 6.
Phone number and Apple IDmerging… people can FaceTime your phone number and it willcome to your iPad. Same story with iMessage. Works across Macs andiOS devices. Safari: iCloud Tabs and Offline Reading list is in. Photouploading.
Smart Banners: if you go to a website who also has anapp, the developer could choose to throw a banner on Safari to beable to install the app from the App Store. Full screen Safari inlandscape. Photo Stream: shared photo streams. Easy way to share photos withyour friends.
Mail VIPs in Mail. Attach photos and videos. Openpassword-protected PDFs, attach Pull to refresh in mail. Scottsmiles.
Now discussing PassBook: this is the “Organize” app wediscussed previously. This looks like a virtual wallet. Ticketpasses: travel, movies, food, etc. New guided access features. Single app mode, so kids/studentscan’t leave apps.
Great for test taking on iPads, museumguided tours. Guided access allows people to block off certainparts of apps. NEW MAPS.. 3D mode, this works world wide. Traffic service.
Trafficview that shows where slow traffic and incidents are. Crowdsourced. Amazing turn by turn directions. Live re-routingdepending on traffic. Works from the lock screen as well…like if you are plugged into your car.
Full Siri Integration. Scott is demoing 3D (iPad + iPhone). They did fly overs to get theimagery. Vector based Maps. Very smooth, very beautiful.
Yelpintegration. Sydney Operah house. That is Flyover. Turn by Turn: Simulator Coit tower – quick routes, 3options – route 2.
Siri does Turn by turn voice. Other stuff: Game Center challenges. Redesigned Apple Store.HEaring Aids. Different Account signatures in Mail. Lost Mode forFind my iPhone.
Send phone number to find my iPhone Also Chinese updates that were in Mountain Lion. iOS Beta 6 is out today for Devs. Hits iPhone 3GS and above, iPad2,3, newest iPod touch. Tim Cook out recapping “Only Apple”.
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