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  • Apple Introduces iOS 6, Coming This Fall

    Apple Introduces iOS 6, Coming This Fall

    Today at Apple’s WWDC keynote, far and away the most exciting product announced has to be refreshed and replenished mobile operating system. The days of iOS 6 are upon us, and the platter of 200 new features Apple is serving up is more than enough to make any fanboi’s mouth water. Up until now, we’d swallowed down a hearty rumor stew, complete with trusted source claims… Read More

  • New Version Of Safari Adds Gestures, iCloud Tabs, Twitter & Facebook Integration

    New Version Of Safari Adds Gestures, iCloud Tabs, Twitter & Facebook Integration

    Getting Retina-ready isn’t the only big change coming to Apple’s web browser Safari today, it’s also getting a revamp which introduces a number of new features. Included in the list are faster search suggestions, a new unified smart search field, iCloud syncing (this one we knew about already), a new feature called TabView which uses gestures to navigate through tabs, and… Read More

  • Apple: There Are Now 66 Million Mac Users, 40% Run Lion, 26 Million Copies of Lion Shipped

    Apple: There Are Now 66 Million Mac Users, 40% Run Lion, 26 Million Copies of Lion Shipped

    Apple today announced that its installed base for its Mac lineup is now 66 million. That number has tripled from just three years ago. So far, Apple has shipped 22 million copies of OS X Lion since its release 9 months ago, making it the company’s best-selling operating system so far. Over 40% of Mac users now use the latest version of OS X. As Apple noted, it took Windows 27 months to… Read More

  • Apple Updates Its Core & Pro Apps To Be Retina-Ready

    Apple Updates Its Core & Pro Apps To Be Retina-Ready

    The next generation MacBook Pro is coming, which Phil Schiller called the “most beautiful computer we’ve ever made,” and one of the biggest surprises is that the computer will, indeed have a Retina Display. (Hooray!) But what good is a Retina Display without a little eye-candy, right? Which is why Apple also announced it’s updating its core applications to work with… Read More

  • Apple Unveils The MacBook Pro With Retina Display, “The Most Beautiful Computer We Have Ever Made”

    Apple Unveils The MacBook Pro With Retina Display, “The Most Beautiful Computer We Have Ever Made”

    Phil Schiller took to the WWDC stage today to announce Apple’s new hardware. After breezing through updates to the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, he wowed the crowd with, as the it said on the screen, the next generation of the MacBook Pro. Schiller proudly proclaimed that this is the most beautiful computer they have ever made. It’s thinner than my finger he said. It’s about… Read More

  • Apple’s App Store Hits 30 Billion Downloaded Apps, Paid Out $5 Billion To Developers

    Apple’s App Store Hits 30 Billion Downloaded Apps, Paid Out $5 Billion To Developers

    Apple’s App Store has always been a behemoth. It was the first of its kind. Still, the growth for this platform is astounding, with Tim Cook today reporting 30 billion downloads from the App Store since its inception. Even more incredible, the platform has paid out over $5 billion to its developers. “It’s becoming an economy in and of itself,” said Cook. Read More

  • Live From Apple’s WWDC 2012 Keynote!

    Live From Apple’s WWDC 2012 Keynote!

    There appears to be a glowing orb above San Francisco, and the skies are clear and blue. The tech gods must be happy today. Developers and press are gathered – with some having waited all night long – to see and hear what new software-based developments Apple has in store at the annual WWDC. We already know about a few things: iOS 6, Mountain Lion and Facebook integration. We… Read More

  • Apple Store Goes Down Ahead Of WWDC, Silver Background Further Hints At UI Color Scheme Change-Up (Update)

    Apple Store Goes Down Ahead Of WWDC, Silver Background Further Hints At UI Color Scheme Change-Up (Update)

    What do you know? In proper Apple fashion, the Apple Store is officially down in preparation for the company’s WWDC Keynote announcements, where we expect to hear about refreshed notebooks, a new OS X Mountain Lion, and most importantly, the next-generation version of iOS. But we noticed something a little different about the company’s “Be Back Soon” page. Once upon… Read More

  • Follow Today’s WWDC Action With This Interactive Bingo Board

    Follow Today’s WWDC Action With This Interactive Bingo Board

    Games (and alcohol) make everything better. With that thought, What Makes It Fun creates interactive Bingo boards for major internet events. Today’s card is of course themed for WWDC with games spots such as iTV, 3D Maps, and iPad Mini. We used to produce printable Apple Bingo boards ourselves, but this interactive board will certainly save several trees. Plus, you can randomize the tiles! Read More

  • The Future Fruits Of Apple + Facebook

    The Future Fruits Of Apple + Facebook

    When CEO Tim Cook kept saying “stay tuned” at D10 about new Apple collaborations with Facebook, he may have meant it literally. Soon you could be tuning into Facebook on Apple TV, or seeing your iTunes or iPod activity auto-shared to Facebook. Boosted revenue, better ad targeting, and trouble for mutual enemy Google are all potential benefits. While there are plenty of smaller… Read More

  • WWDC iOS 6 Rumors: What To Expect, Reject, and Wish For

    WWDC iOS 6 Rumors: What To Expect, Reject, and Wish For

    It’s WWDC time. Like, tomorrow. And we expect to see plenty of fun announcements, not least of which being a brand new mobile operating system, iOS 6. It’s the type of Apple product every iPhone owner can enjoy, and I’m more than pumped to bring you a full list of expected, rumored, and wishlist features that we’ll soon enjoy. So how does a silver user interface sound… Read More

  • Which Apple WWDC Notebook Rumors Are Most Likely To Come True?

    Which Apple WWDC Notebook Rumors Are Most Likely To Come True?

    WWDC kicks off next week and in traditional fashion, a keynote headlines the event Monday morning. Much is expected from this year’s show including iOS 6 and new Macintosh desktops and laptops. So far the rumor circuit has been a buzz with talk of a complete hardware refresh including Apple bringing back the MacBook brand, adding a retina display to at least one model and finally… Read More

  • TC:Gadgets Webcast WWDC, E3 Excitement, Death Of The Spec

    TC/Gadgets Webcast: WWDC Expectations, E3 Excitement, And The Death Of The Spec

    Quite a bit hangs on the horizon in the world of gadgets. E3 is right around the corner, as is WWDC (Apple’s Developer conference), and while hardware gets cooler and cooler, the spec does not. John, Matt and I discuss this and more in this week’s TC/Gadgets webcast. Read More

  • Apple’s Next WWDC Dates Announced: June 11-15 [Update: It's Sold Out, Folks]

    Apple’s Next WWDC Dates Announced: June 11-15 [Update: It's Sold Out, Folks]

    The day after another monster set of earnings from Apple, the company is continuing the momentum. Today, Apple has announced the dates for its next Worldwide Developers Conference: June 11-15, held in its now-traditional venue, the Moscone West in San Francisco. Expect the usual wave of speculation leading up to June, especially since Apple is already preparing us for news at the event… Read More

  • IPhone Vs. Android Sales, IOS 5 and Facebook Project Spartan

    OMG/JK: The iPhone Empire Strikes Back?

    This week’s episode of OMG/JK is a long one — the longest yet, in fact, at 30 minutes. Jason and I apologize for going on and on but we had a lot to talk about. It’s been roughly three weeks since we last recorded an episode and a ton of stuff has happened. And while we don’t even come close to getting through all of it, we do go pretty in-depth on some of the major… Read More

  • Apple Registered At Least 50 Product Domain Names On WWDC Day

    Apple Registered At Least 50 Product Domain Names On WWDC Day

    Here’s a tiny tidbit of news for all you Apple aficionados out there: the Cupertino company waited until the day its developer conference kicked off (June 6) to register a bunch of product-related domains. I’m sure they cost Apple a heck of a lot less than the $4.5 million purchase of icloud.com. And no, they still don’t own ipad.com (yet), nor do they own ipods.com (yet). Read More

  • Missed The WWDC Keynote? Watch The 4-Minute Musical Reenactment

    Missed The WWDC Keynote? Watch The 4-Minute Musical Reenactment

    Our favorite singer, Jonathan Mann, is back. While the guy literally performs a new song every day, unsurprisingly, I have a preference for the songs about Apple (and me). And he’s back today with a new one: WWDC 2011: The Musical. Using the live notes MacRumors took during the event, Mann and company perform a brilliant song. If you don’t want to watch the entire 2-hour keynote… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang on iCloudy

    Gillmor Gang 6.7.11 (TCTV)


    The Gillmor Gang — John Borthwick, Robert Scoble, John Taschek, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor — were rendered iCloudy in the aftermath of Steve Jobs’ WWDC announcements. Even stalwart Google fanboys Taschek and Marks found it difficult to withstand the halo surrounding Apple’s aggressive move to the Cloud and iOS as the dominant platform moving forward. Read More

  • Live From Apple's WWDC 2011 Keynote

    Live From Apple's WWDC 2011 Keynote

    We’re live in not-so-sunny San Francisco, where Apple is hosting their annual Worldwide Developer Conference — and, more directly important to the masses of Apple fans around the world, the WWDC Keynote. We already know some of what Apple’s announcing: OS X Lion, iOS 5, and a new, mostly-mysterious product called iCloud. From what we’re seeing, though, they’ve got… Read More

  • Two Hours Before Opening, The WWDC 2011 Line Was Already 4 Blocks Long

    Excited about Apple’s developer conference, are we? According to Storify founder Xavier Damman, the line for WWDC 2011 was already 4 blocks long at 6:15 AM. That’s almost two hours before the doors open and nearly four hours until the keynote session. Damman has a video to prove it: (after the jump) Read More