wwdc 2013

  • Apple’s Golden State: Just Doing What’s Right

    Apple’s Golden State: Just Doing What’s Right

    Among his last advice he had for me, and for all of you, was to never ask what he would do. “Just do what’s right.” That’s what Tim Cook told the audience of Apple employees at the memorial for Steve Jobs, following his passing in 2011. Now, nearly two years later, we’re starting to see that plan being executed. Read More

  • Apple Stays Closed As iOS Shuts The Door On Developers

    Apple Stays Closed As iOS Shuts The Door On Developers

    Apple demonstrated that it will keep its iron grip on iOS 7, despite Tim Cook saying it’s time for Apple to start opening up. Rather than debut new opportunities for developers, Apple squelched them at WWDDC by building its own substitutes for widgets, phone modifications, and whole categories of existing apps. Read More

  • iOS 7 Fights Mobile Spam With Option To Block Calls And Texts From Specific Numbers

    iOS 7 Fights Mobile Spam With Option To Block Calls And Texts From Specific Numbers

    Telemarketing spammers bothering you? Clingy exes calling in the middle of the night? iOS 7 will let you block calls from specific numbers to save your sanity. Rather than allow third-party developers to modify the native Phone app like on Android, Apple has chosen to offer this feature itself. Read More

  • With iOS 7, Apple Could Win Back Your Home Screen

    With iOS 7, Apple Could Win Back Your Home Screen

    It starts innocently. One day you find yourself replacing Apple Maps with Google Maps when it becomes available. Or maybe you fall in love with a new email application. You find, after not really using the default calendar app that there are more robust options out there. Read More

  • Apple Challenges Google Docs, MS Office With iWork For iCloud Coming To A Browser Near You

    Apple Challenges Google Docs, MS Office With iWork For iCloud Coming To A Browser Near You

    Apple is taking some big steps up in its bid to challenge the likes of Google and Microsoft in cloud apps, and one of those involves a big upgrade to its iWork suite: Pages word processing, Numbers spreadsheet and Keynote presentation programs — all previously native-only — are now coming to iCloud to work across Safari 6.0.3 or later, Chrome 27.0.1 or later, and Internet… Read More

  • Live From Apple’s WWDC 2013 Keynote

    Live From Apple’s WWDC 2013 Keynote

    It’s that time again! This morning, Apple CEO Tim Cook will take the stage at the company’s own Worldwide Developers Conference to unveil everything they’ve worked so hard to keep secret for the past many months. iOS 7! OS X 10.9! Other stuff! We’ll be live at the keynote, bringing you all of the news as it breaks with our up-to-the-second live blog. Join us! Read More

  • Apple Reportedly Refocuses iAd On New Streaming Music Radio Service

    Apple Reportedly Refocuses iAd On New Streaming Music Radio Service

    Apple is said to be directing engineering and sales talent from its iAd business, which currently supports mobile display advertising run by Apple on iOS, to help further its new music service offering, which is rumored to be free and ad-supported. Businessweek claims that Apple will unveil the service next week, backing up what we heard yesterday, and that Apple is changing its in-house… Read More

  • What To Watch For At WWDC 2013: More Freedom For Developers

    What To Watch For At WWDC 2013: More Freedom For Developers

    Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference is a little over a week away, and that means we’re already seeing a lot of buzz surrounding what will and won’t appear at the conference. Apple itself has dropped hints, and recent comments from CEO Tim Cook while speaking at AllThingsD’s D11 conference last week indicate developers should be especially excited about what’s… Read More

  • WWDC 2013 Tickets On Sale April 25 At 10AM PT, Runs June 10-14

    WWDC 2013 Tickets On Sale April 25 At 10AM PT, Runs June 10-14

    Apple has just released the official announcement for its 2013 Worldwide Developers Conference. Every year, it releases tickets for the developer-focused event at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, and every year, they sell out faster than the year before. Last year, on April 25, they sold out in just two hours, so if you want some, doen’t hesitate when they come out tomorrow… Read More