Imitation in the tech world is normal, even expected, but during Apple’s developers conference Monday, Tim Cook and company were in rare form. They didn’t have much uniquely Apple to show off at all.
There were hints right away that yesterday’s WWDC keynote would be different. Tim Cook opened with an anedcote about an Apple-sponsored scholarship competition to engage students in technology careers, specifically mentioning that the winner was a 12-year-old girl from New York. »
Apple is so hellbent on dominating the streaming music game, it’s doing something I never thought I’d see: Bringing its first app ever to Android. Starting this fall, Apple’s new Beats-fueled streaming music service will be available on Android phones. Apple Music is the first native Apple app to bust out of Apple’s… »
Six weeks ago, people began getting Apple’s latest piece of luxury hardware, the Apple Watch. Reviews have been mixed, but the company aims to change that by giving developers a chance to develop more apps for the new Watch OS — which means users will soon have a ton of apps to choose from.
At last, Apple introduced multitasking apps on iOS 9 for iPad, which means you can work with more than one application at once. »
Looks like Apple’s Newsstand has officially gone the way of most actual newsstands. The content-sharing service has been axed, but it’s being replaced by something new: The simply-named News. »
Want to hear about how all your favorite Apple computing products are about to evolve, including the iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and maybe even the Apple TV? You’ve come to the right place: this is WWDC 2015. »
Diversity in tech is a widespread problem, and Apple is actually going to address it today. In an interview with Mashable, Tim Cook admitted that Apple needs more diversity—and hinted that today’s keynote at WWDC will feature at least one woman. Which would make this the seventh woman ever to be on the Apple stage. [… »
Hello Apple fanboys and fangirls. Gather round once again, and join us as we take a speculative spelunk into the dark chasm of Cupertino’s software recesses to see what the future holds for Apple. »
Apple’s annual World Wide Developers Conference will run June 8-12 at the Moscone Center West in San Francisco. Apple is always vague about what it’ll cover at its largest developers conference, but this year it’s teasing “the future of iOS and iOS 8.” »