WWDC 2014

Gillmor Gang: The Other Shoe

The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, Benedict Evans, Dan Farber, and Steve Gillmor — finally have a full picture of the two major mobile platforms. Google I/O certainly lived up to expec

Gillmor Gang: Apple Sauce

The Gillmor Gang — Dan Farber, Kevin Marks, Robert Scoble, and Steve Gillmor. The setup: a delicious Apple muscle-flexing that to some somehow escaped the gravity of the Post Jobs era into orbit.

Apple’s Home Automation Success Rests With Hardware Evangelism

At its WWDC conference this week, Apple unveiled a scaffolding of sorts that allows developers to control smart home devices like light switches, thermostats, garage doors and more. This is called Hom

Apple Delivers Location-Based App Suggestions On Your Lock Screen In iOS 8

Apple has a new feature in iOS 8 that will surface app suggestions on the bottom left screen of your locked iPhone depending on your location, according to developers posting to the MacRumors forums.

Apple Wants The Link Between Your Devices To Be You, Not A Shared Wi-Fi Network

Apple has made some changes to its core inter-device sharing protocols in iOS 8, including AirPlay and AirDrop. AirDrop, the simple file sharing mechanism introduced in OS X Lion and iOS 7, now works

The Metal Framework Gives iOS A Lead In Gaming For The Foreseeable Future

Among the many announcements made during the two-hour keynote at WWDC yesterday, three were targeted specifically at game developers: SceneKit, new functions in SpriteKit, and Metal, a new framework t

Watch The TechCrunch Recap Of Apple’s WWDC 2014 Announcements

Apple’s keynote for WWDC 2014 happened Monday morning, and there was a lot to digest, both for attendees and those watching at home. Apple didn’t announce any new gadgets at this year&#821

The Coolest iOS 8 Features Apple Didn’t Talk About Today

Apple gave us a lot to digest at today's WWDC event, including big announcements about iOS 8, Mac OS X Yosemite, and a new programming language called Swift. But even with two hours to present, App

Hands On With Apple’s CarPlay In The Ferrari FF

Something I will never have is a Ferrari FF, a four-seater supercar that costs more than my life and all my worldly possessions combined are worth. But the car is notable not just for its beautiful ma

iOS 7 Changed iOS, But iOS 8 Changes Computing

Apple showed off a lot of new stuff today, so much so that it's actually hard to process. But from a macro perspective, one thing is clear: iOS 8 actually represents much more of a shift than did iOS

Apple iOS 8 SDK Gives Developers Access To Faster 3D Graphics, Touch ID And More

With the launch of iOS 8, Apple today released a number of new developer tools for its mobile operating system. The new iOS SDK, which Apple CEO Tim Cook called "the biggest release since the launch o

Apple Introduces CloudKit, An ‘Effectively Free’ Toolkit For Making Cloud Apps

While Apple has a reputation for building beautiful hardware and powerful software, recent forays into the cloud, including MobileMe, iCloud, and Siri, have been found wanting by many. At today's W

Apple Launches Swift, A New Programming Language For Writing iOS And OS X Apps

At its WWDC developer event today, Apple surprised all of the developers in the audience by launching a new programming language called Swift. This new language seems to be poised to replace Objecti

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,

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

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 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

Apple Streams WWDC Platform State Of The Union, Design Awards To Developers For The First Time

iOS developer Patrick McCarron spotted something interesting in the original press release for Apple’s WWDC event next week from back in April – for the first time, the company will be streami

What To Expect At Apple’s WWDC 2014

Starting Monday, Apple will be unloading a week’s worth of news and resources for software makers at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco at the Moscone Center. Apple alwa

Apple Will Stream The WWDC 2014 Keynote Live On June 2

Apple will be streaming this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference keynote on June 2 at 10 AM PT (1 PM ET), the company announced today. Apple only sometimes streams live video of its special e
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