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  • iOS 7 Steals Mailbox’s Gestures, Sunrise’s Layout, BB10′s Back Button, WebOS’s Multitasking

    iOS 7 Steals Mailbox’s Gestures, Sunrise’s Layout, BB10′s Back Button, WebOS’s Multitasking

    Today, Apple unveiled iOS 7 during its WWDC keynote. While the operating system boasts an impressive redesign, many features and UI choices were greatly inspired by innovative third-party apps or even competitive mobile operating systems. The new Mail client already looks a lot like Mailbox due to the new flat UI choices. But when Craig Federighi swipes his finger on a mail, “move”… Read More

  • Startup Famo.us Gets A Quick Demo On-Stage At WWDC

    Startup Famo.us Gets A Quick Demo On-Stage At WWDC

    Apple usually shares the spotlight at its WWDC keynote with a few of its developers and partners. Today, the big winner was probably Andreessen Horowitz-backed AI startup Anki, but what also caught our attention was a brief demo of Famo.us, the startup that launched at our Disrupt conference last fall. The demo itself was pretty short. It came during the announcement of OS X Mavericks… 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

  • Apple Introduces iOS 7

    Apple Introduces iOS 7

    We heard it would be flat. We heard it would be black and white. We heard that it would be a totally different experience. It is. iOS 7, the latest version of Apple’s flagship mobile operating system, is here, and it’s almost entirely different from the versions that came before. Read More

  • Apple (Finally) Updates The Mac Pro

    Apple (Finally) Updates The Mac Pro

    In a dramatic reveal on stage at WWDC 2013, Phil Schiller brought forth a new Mac Pro saying to the assembled faithful: “Can’t innovate anymore, my ass.” This new Intel Xeon machine with up to 12 core configs has a central thermal core and superfast memory support. It is double the performance of the previous Mac Pro generations. Read More

  • The App Store Gold Rush Has Only Just Begun

    The App Store Gold Rush Has Only Just Begun

    The app ecosystem is showing no signs of slowing down. That’s what Apple essentially announced today, revealing that there are now 900,000 iOS applications available for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Though the app stores are getting filled up and shifting more of the revenue to top publishers, the market itself is not decreasing as a result. The company added 250,000 more iOS… Read More

  • Maps Comes To OS X Mavericks, Syncs With Your iPhone

    Maps Comes To OS X Mavericks, Syncs With Your iPhone

    Today in San Francisco at the WWDC, Apple unveiled its new operating system for its computers called OS X Mavericks. Among other features, such as a new calendar or iCloud Keychain, Apple demoed Maps for OS X. It looks a lot like Maps on iOS, with Flyover and directions. A key feature is that you can send your destination to your iPhone. Users get the same info cards as on iOS. This new app… Read More

  • Apple’s iBooks App Comes To The OS X Desktop

    Apple’s iBooks App Comes To The OS X Desktop

    Apple has just announced the availability of iBooks, Apple’s 1.8 million title online bookstore, on their new version of OS X, Mavericks. The new app will allow you to read purchased books and textbooks right from the desktop and purchase titles on the fly. Read More

  • Apple Rolls Out OS X Mavericks With Tabbed Finder, System Tags, And Improved Multiple Monitor Support

    Apple Rolls Out OS X Mavericks With Tabbed Finder, System Tags, And Improved Multiple Monitor Support

    And just like that, OS X is off big cats and onto California locations. The next version of OS X brings a host of new features including tabs in Finder and vastly improved support for more displays. Finder Tabs allows you to merge multiple windows into one window a la Safari. You can copy files among tabs and swap from tab to tab to see multiple folders and files.This feature, while not… Read More

  • Apple Has A New, California-Based Naming Scheme For OS X, Starting With OS X Mavericks

    Apple Has A New, California-Based Naming Scheme For OS X, Starting With OS X Mavericks

    Apple’s Craig Federighi said that the company was facing a big problem with the latest update to its Mac operating system, OS X. Having used names like Panther, Leopard, and Mountain Lion for its nine updates, Frederighi said the company was in danger of running out of cat names. “We don’t want to be the first development team to be delayed by the lack of big cats,”… Read More