Apple Updates GarageBand for Mac and iPhone: New Drummers, Apple Music Connect, Force Touch

6:42 PM, Jun. 30th, 2015 · · Conferences

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Apple released GarageBand 10.1 for OS X Yosemite on Tuesday, as well as GarageBand 2.0.7 for iOS 8. Both updates add support for Apple Music Connect, allowing artists to upload content directly to Connect. The Mac version also adds ten new drummers, new patches, 1,000 new Apple Loops, support for Force Touch trackpad (which is currently only available on Apple's new MacBook), and more.

TMO Daily Observations 2015-06-12: Apple’s Relentless March Forward, iOS 9’s Sex Tracking

1:31 PM, Jun. 12th, 2015 · · Conferences

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Apple has a long history of leaving technology behind as it moves forward into the next new thing. Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at Apple's relentless march forward and why that's a good thing for the company even if it upsets some customers. They also offer up their thoughts on the new sex-related tracking features in iOS 9's Health app.

ACM 310: WWDC 2015’s Big Announcments

10:30 PM, Jun. 10th, 2015 · & · Conferences

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It's Worldwide Developer Conference week, and Apple announced a lot for OS X, iOS, and Apple Watch. Jeff and Bryan have plenty to say about Apple's Proactive Assistant for Siri, Metal and OS X El Capitan, Spotlight improvements, Swift 2 going open source, and more.

TMO Daily Observations 2015-06-10: Why OS X El Capitan’s Metal Matters

1:36 PM, Jun. 10th, 2015 · · Conferences

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One of the big features in OS X El Capitan that average Mac users might miss is Metal. John Martellaro joins Jeff Gamet to explain what Metal is, how it will improve overall performance on your Mac, and why this is a big deal for developers. They also take a look at how they're using Apple Watch after having one on their wrists for a few weeks, and talk about how Apple's smartwatch fits into their daily routines.

TMO Daily Observations 2015-06-09: Apple Music, Swift Goes Open Source

1:03 PM, Jun. 9th, 2015 · · Conferences

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There's still plenty to talk about from yesterday's Worldwide Developer Conference keynote. Today John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on Apple Music and the streaming music market, as well as the news that Apple's Swift programming language is going open source.

Apple’s 2015 WWDC Keynote Video Available Online

9:15 AM, Jun. 9th, 2015 · · Conferences

Apple's WWDC 2015 keynote video now online

Just in case you missed seeing Apple's 2015 Worldwide Developer Conference keynote, or want to watch it again, the video is now available on the company's website. Apple used the event to show off OS X El Capitan, iOS 9, watchOS 2, and Apple Music.

Apple Unveils Music: Streaming Music, Internet Radio, Artist Connections

3:31 PM, Jun. 8th, 2015 · · Conferences

Apple Music set to launch later in June

As if OS X El Capitan, iOS 9, and watchOS 2 weren't enough for Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference keynote event, the company also unveiled Apple Music. The company called Apple Music a revolutionary music service, a 24/7 global radio service, and a way to connect fans with artists.

Apple Watch gets Native Apps with watchOS 2

3:06 PM, Jun. 8th, 2015 · · Conferences

watchOS 2 for Apple Watch adds new complications, more

Apple isn't sitting still with Apple Watch and is already showing off watchOS 2 even though its smartwatch was released less than two months ago. The next version of watchOS will include support for third-party watch face complications, improved Siri support, better Maps support, and more.