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WWDC 2013: Live-Update

iOS 7
•Completely redesigned, just go look at it.
•Control Center (access settings easily)
•Multitasking “for all apps with great battery”
•AirDrop (easy data transfer)
•Redesigned Camera and Photos apps (awesome looking)
•Siri and ‘iOS in the Car” (complete integration with in-car system)
•App Store automatic updates
•iTunes Radio (music discovery)
•Activation Lock (powerful theft deterrent)
•FaceTime audio
•Phone, FaceTime, and Message blocking
•Notification sync

Mac Pro
•12-core Xeon (up to)
•Thunderbolt 2.0
•4k Support

MacBook Air
•All-day battery life (7-12 hours)
•802.11ac

AirPort Extreme
•802.11ac (3-Stream)
•Beam forming

OS X 10.9 Mavericks
•Finder Tags (easier content discovery)
•Multiple Displays (better screen organization)
•Timer Coalescing (CPU utilization)
•Compressed Memory (helps relieve low-memory)
•App Nap (kills unnecessary power consumption)
•Automatic App Updates (in background)
•iCloud Keychain (stores and encrypts your passwords)

iBooks for OS X
Maps for OS X

Company News:
•900,000 iOS Apps (375,000 iPad specific)
•Paid over 10b to developers to date.
•iMac is #1 desktop, MacBook is #1 notebook.

Apple Special Event:

-New 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display (2560x1600 IPS panel)
Storage configurations up to 768 GB SSD, 0.75-inch thin (20% thinner,) weighing 3.57-pounds. Pricing starting at $1699.

-New, thinner iMacs, (40% less volume)
Storage configurations up to 3TB HDD

-New Mac Minis and of course the iPad Mini.

iPhone 5 Keynote: Updated.

Introducing the iPhone 5:

-4G LTE
-Metal Back
-Lighting dock connector (9–pin, reversible)
-Headphone jack (now on bottom)

Screen: 4–inch sRGB (1136x640 pixels)
Processor: A6 (twice as fast as 4S)
Camera: 8MP sensor (improved optics)
FaceTime HD (720p front-facing)
Storage: 16GB/ 32GB/ 64GB
Size: 7.6mm (20% thinner than 4S)

Pricing: $199/ $299/ $399
Availability: September 21st
Pre-orders: September 14th

Notes:
-5th row for apps
-new Passbook app (for reward / loyalty cards)
-44% more color saturation (display)
-802.11n 5GHz
-Dynamic low light mode (camera)
-Panorama mode (camera)
-Take photos while recording
-Third microphone (noise cancellation)
-Optional dock connector adapter for 3rd-party devices
-Siri now with Facebook and Open-Table integration (dinner reservations)
-New redesigned EarPods
-iOS 6 coming September 19th

The new iPod Touch
-5MP sensor / 1080p recording
-A5 dual-core processor
-4–inch display (same as iPhone 5)
-iPod Touch Loop (strap feature)
-802.11n 5GHz / Bluetooth 4.0
-New color options: White, Black, Blue, Green, Red

The new iPod Touch

-5MP sensor / 1080p recording
-A5 dual-core processor
-4–inch display (same as iPhone 5)
-iPod Touch Loop (strap feature)
-802.11n 5GHz / Bluetooth 4.0
-New color options: White, Black, Blue, Green, Red

Hello, new iPhone.

Hello, new iPhone.

(Source: apple.com)

The new retina MacBook Pro

(Source: apple.com)

WWDC 2012: Live-Update

Hardware:
MacBook Air: Ivy Bridge, HD FaceTime, up to 512GB, USB 3.0
MacBook Pro: Retina displays, 4.46 lbs / 0.71” thin, up to 768GB SSD, HDMI
Mountain Lion available in July for $20
iOS 6:
Siri on iPad, Facebook integration, FaceTime over 3G

Updates from the Apple event:

[LIVE UPDATE]

1080p Apple TV pre-order today
•1080p movies & tv shows in iTunes
iPhoto for iPad

iPad
•Retina display (2048 x 1536) 264 pixels per inch
•dual-core A5X, quad-core graphics GPU
5-megapixel camera sensor (same system as iPhone 4S)
1080p video recording
4G LTE
Personal hotspot
•Same battery, price
•9.4mm and 1.4 pounds.