WWDC 2013 Recap
Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference is underway and after live-streaming their keynote, we’re left with mixed emotions about all the new releases, overhauls and upgrades. There was a ton covered, so here’s a quick hit of all of the need to know announcements. Enjoy!
New OS X
- Apple drops big cat theme and announced OS X Mavericks, which arrives this fall
- Maps app upgraded and can now have searched routes ported directly from desktop to iOS devices
- iBooks will be coming to Mac
- Easier multi-screen support
- Macs receive new “flat” design
- iWork is now available in iCloud, which now puts it in direct competition with Google Docs
- MOD pick for coolest new feature: Calendar will notify you when its time to leave for somewhere and knows your travel time depending on when and where you want to go!
- New typography
- All stock apps wiil be redesigned and receive new colors as well as new flat design
- Control Settings relocated to front end
- iTunes Radio will be feature free ad based version service that will sync across all your apple devices including
- Totally new design that we think looks like a mix between a fancy water filter and Darth Vader’s helmet.
- Features new thunderbolt port which will have a 1.25 gigabyte transfer rate
- 4 USB 3 ports, 6 firewire
Check back for more updates as the conference continues!