Apple Releases iOS 8 To Developers, Available To Consumers This Fall

At its WWDC event this morning, Apple announced that the coming update to its mobile operating system, iOS 8, will have a public beta period this summer. Developers will be able to download it today,

Siri Grows Up With Shazam, Streaming Recognition And 22+ Languages

Three years ago, the name of the game at Apple's WWDC was the introduction of Siri, the company's voice recognition-based personal assistant integrated into the iPhone 4S. Today, while Apple is not gi

Apple Introduces HomeKit To Securely Pair iPhones With Smart Home Devices

We've seen hundreds of so-called "smart" connected devices pop up over the last few years, but with that proliferation of devices has also come confusion about what device works with what smartphone p

WhatsApp Founder Not Impressed By Apple’s New iMessage Features

Today in its WWDC keynote, Apple announced a sheaf of changes to its iMessage service, including messages that will self destruct over time, sending short audio and video messages, and group messaging

Apple’s iOS App Store Gets Massive Overhaul With Trending Searches, Video Previews, App Bundles And More

Apple announced a significant overhaul to the iTunes App Store on iOS this morning at WWDC in response to the challenges developers have faced as the store became increasingly crowded over the years.

TestFlight For iOS 8 Will Finally Give Developers Widescale Native Beta Testing

Android has long offered a powerful public beta testing option so developers can squash bugs before they release their apps to everyone. Apple will finally offer something similar with the expansion o

Apple’s iMessage Adds Self-Destructing Audio And Video Messages, Location Sharing

Today at WWDC, Apple introduced iOS 8 and a few new features. Among other things, the Messages app will receive a few new features, including the ability to send audio and video messages, share your l

iTunes App Store Now Has 1.2 Million Apps, Has Seen 75 Billion Downloads To Date

At Apple’s Worldwide Developer’s Conference in San Francisco this morning, the company announced that the iOS App Store has now reached 1.2 million applications – a staggering number

Tim Cook Bashes Android, Says It “Dominates” The Mobile Malware Market

Apple CEO Tim Cook gave a brief update on iOS 7’s adoption this morning at WWDC, while also slamming Android in the process – even “joking” that Android dominates the mobile ma

Apple Introduces HealthKit For Tracking Health And Fitness Data

Over the last few years, dozens of devices and thousands of apps have emerged to help users track their activity levels, lose weight, and get more in shape. But Apple didn't really have its own fitnes

Apple Finally Overhauls Typing In iOS 8 — Opens Up To 3rd Party Keyboards

Apple is finally giving a little serious love to the overlooked iOS keyboard. The forthcoming iOS 8 update, which it detailed on stage this morning at its WWDC 2014 event, will include a next-wor

Apple Brings Text Messages And Phone Calls To The Mac

Apple just revealed you can now text or take a phone call right on your Mac. During the WWDC presentation, Apple's senior vice president of software engineering, Craig Federighi, announced the new fea

Taking Direct Aim At Google, Apple Puts Search Front And Center

Looks like Apple’s acquisition of Topsy and the work Apple has been doing with Chomp technology and engineers is coming into focus. Today during WWDC, the company announced some significant upgr

Apple Releases OS X Yosemite Beta To Developers, Public Beta Coming This Summer

This morning at its WWDC event, Apple announced that the coming update to OS X, dubbed Yosemite, will have a public beta period this summer. Developers will get their hands on the code today, but Appl

iOS 8’s Interactive Notifications Let You Respond To Push Or Texts Without Switching Apps

Notifications and messages can be a big distraction because you have to stop whatever you’re doing to open them in their corresponding app. But in the upcoming iOS 8, Apple will offer “act

Finally, AirDrop Works Between iOS And Mac

A minor but notable change arriving in Apple's updated version of its OS X operating system, announced this morning at WWDC, is the ability for AirDrop -- the system for sharing files between two devi

Apple Introduces iOS 8

Last year, Apple revealed the biggest change to-date of iOS, the mobile operating system that many of us have been using for years. Now, the true evolution begins. Jony Ive and the iOS team have had p

Apple Announces Box Competitor As Aaron Levie Watches From The VIP Row

Apple's umbrella of cloud services dubbed iCloud will soon receive a major upgrade. SVP of Software Engineering Craig Federighi just introduced the new feature at WWDC. Basically, the company just cop

Apple Announces OS X Yosemite With Translucent, Flatter Design, Updated Notification Center And More

As expected, Apple today announced the next version of the OS X operating system at its WWDC developer conference. It includes the much-rumored flatter look that many expected after Jony Ive took over

Apple WWDC 2014 Keynote Live Blog

Apple kicks off its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco today, with a keynote address this morning. It looks like the show for 2014 will focus heavily on new software, including (confirme
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