The rumors from earlier this year suggested that we could look forward to an Apple TV refresh at WWDC 2015 in June. However it seems that Apple cancelled those plans at the very last minute, thus giving them more time to work on the device. Show More Summary
The launch of new Apple TV hardware may have been delayed from WWDC to Apple's Sept. 9 event to allow the company more time to polish its interface, one that will allegedly "blow away" current, "junky" smart TV interfaces.
Image Credit: Apple At the Apple WWDC event this year Tim Cook made an absolute statement about user privacy and Apple's stance. It was meant to draw a definite line in the sand to distinguish Apple from its main rival, Google, in how it applies privacy and control to consumer data. Tim [...]
At WWDC this past June, Apple had so many items to get to that it simply didn’t have enough time to cover every single one of the new features it baked into iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan. While developers are typically pretty adept at unearthing all...Show More Summary
Today Apple has released iOS 8.4.1, which is a minor update that contains several Apple Music fixes and improvements. Apple Music was first introduced in iOS 8.4 on June 8 at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). Apple Music is a music service that includes on demand streaming, a global radio [...]
Apple Metal, introduced at last year’s WWDC, gives developers low-level access to the GPU to maximize the graphics and performance potential of their games. Now Android gamers are going to get a taste of that, too. No, Apple isn’t bringing Metal to Android — but Google is adopting an alternative called Vulkan. Created by the developers of the OpenGL […]
GUEST: This past quarter we saw major deep linking announcements from some of the industry’s biggest players, including Google at I/O and Apple at WWDC, highlighting the importance of deep linking. With 70 percent of mobile commerce taking place in-app, marketers need deep links in order to take control of app re-engagement. Similarly, deep links make […]
WWDC I used to go to Apple's World Wide Developer's Conference in the 1990s, and would often get the idea sitting in the audience that a lot could be gained from having developers on stage while Apple people sat in the audience and listened. Show More Summary
Fresh off of Apple’s WWDC announcement earlier this summer that they would be partnering with loyalty rewards program Belly as one of their “mobility partners,” Belly announced today that it will be rolling out a major product update to its merchant partners. The update focuses on Belly Complete, a “cohesive suite of loyalty, email, social media, mobile and… Read More
Fortune's Philip Elmer-DeWitt discusses what Apple may have up its sleeve at this year's developer conference.
Rumor has it that Apple should soon release a new version of its set-top box as well as a new streaming service for TV content. According to a new report by Buzzfeed, Apple was supposed to announce the new Apple TV at WWDC, but it was delayed for a September launch. Read More
This exchange from a Q&A session Steve Jobs held at WWDC 1997 is a classic. You’ve probably seen it before. But it’s one of those clips that never gets old, and is always worth revisiting. Jobs’s whole response is gold, and, in hindsight, he lays out that the sort of thinking that has guided Apple in the 18 years since. Show More Summary
Box was reportedly slated for WWDC but was pushed back at the last minute.
According to a new report from BuzzFeed News, Apple is currently planning to unveil its refreshed Apple TV in September. The company had originally planned to unveil the device at WWDC this summer, but scrapped it from the event at the last minute. A September unveil has seemingly been expected since the announcement was pulled […]
The third public beta of Apple’s upcoming operating system, OS X 10.11 El Capitan, was seeded to public testers today, one week after the release of El Capitan beta 2. The new operating system which was announced at WWDC, was first made available to public testers at the beginning of the month, after developers have […]
Apple has released the second public betas of iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan, corresponding to the fourth developer beta released earlier this week. Originally announced at WWDC, the public beta of iOS 9 allows non-developers to preview an early version of iOS 9 prior to the final release of a stable version in the fall. Show More Summary
With HomeKit having been announced at WWDC 2014, the slow trickle of devices supporting the framework has been confusing. According to a report by Forbes, it seems encryption of data is slowing the process (and devices). HomeKit requires all manufacturers to adhere to strict approval guidelines. Show More Summary
Apple has released a new set of betas for the mobile operating systems it announced at WWDC 2015 in June. iOS 9 beta 4 and watchOS 2.0 beta 4 are now available to registered developers, nearly two weeks after Apple … Read more ›
Apple announced the new operating systems at WWDC, and has been delivering developer advanced beta versions since then.
At the company’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) […]