iOS 9 Brings Multitasking to iPad

2:39 PM, Jun. 8th, 2015 · · Conferences

iOS 9 brings multitasking to iPad

The iPad is going to get more useful when iOS 9 ships this fall because it introduces multitasking, or the ability to work with two apps at the same time. Apple also redesigned the on-screen keyboard to make it easier to t

Apple’s iOS 9 gets Improved Siri, New Apps

2:12 PM, Jun. 8th, 2015 · · Conferences

iOS 9 has big improvements for Siri, power management, more

Apple's Craig Federighi showed off iOS 9 during Monday's Worldwide Developer Conference, and it looks like the company wants to make our iPhones an even bigger part of our daily lives. It also includes changes like renaming Passbook to Wallet, and introducing the News app.

Apple Unveils OS X El Capitan with Loads of Refinements

1:29 PM, Jun. 8th, 2015 · · Conferences

Os X El Capitan, coming this fall as a free upgrade

Apple's first big reveal for Worldwide Developer Conference this year was OS X El Capitan, the version of the Mac operating system to replace OS X Yosemite. The new version was shown off by Craig Federighi who said Apple focused on experience and performance.

Apple’s Developer Site Down Ahead of WWCDC 2015 Keynote

9:30 AM, Jun. 8th, 2015 · · Conferences

Apple's developer site goes down ahead of WWDC 2015 keynote

Apple's developer portal went offline Monday morning ahead of its Worldwide Developer Conference keynote event. The portal is the online go-to location for OS X and iOS developers, and taking the site offline is a good sign we'll be seeing new resources announced as part of today's conference kick off.

TMO Live Coverage: WWDC 2015 Keynote

8:00 AM, Jun. 8th, 2015 · · Conferences

Get ready for TMO's WWDC 2015 live coverage

Apple's annual Worldwide Developer Conference kicks off today with a special keynote presentation and The Mac Observer is on location to bring you as-it-happens reports for all of the day's announcements and surprises. Apple will show off iOS 9, the next version of OS X, Apple Watch, and more.

Sony CEO Says Apple Announcing Streaming Music Service at WWDC

7:10 PM, Jun. 7th, 2015 · · Conferences

Sony says Apple unveiling music streaming service at WWDC

Apple is going to unveil its rumored streaming music service on Monday during the kick off for its annual Worldwide Developer Conference, according to Sony Music CEO Doug Morris. He spilled the beans on Apple's plans during an interview at the Cannes for the Midem Music Industry Festival on Sunday, implying his company will be on board at the beginning.

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Between Apple's own pre-WWDC announcements and partners leaking information, it feels like there isn't going to be anything new to announce at tomorrow's keynote.

TMO’s Live WWDC 2015 Keynote Coverage

9:45 AM, Jun. 5th, 2015 · · Conferences

Stay on top of WWDC 2015 with TMO's coverage and analysis

Apple is kicking off its annual Worldwide Developer Conference with a keynote presentation on Monday June 8 at 10AM pacific time, and TMO will be there to bring you the latest news and announcements as they happen.

Apple Tells AltConf No WWDC Keynote or Session Streaming

9:14 PM, Jun. 4th, 2015 · · Conferences

Apple to AltConf: No WWDC Streaming for you

Apple's legal team dropped a bombshell on AltConf on Thursday when it told event organizers they can't show the Worldwide Developer Conference keynote live stream to its attendees. AltConf is an independent event for OS X and iOS developers that runs at the same time as Apple's own WWDC in San Francisco, and has streamed the keynote in previous years. While the move sucks for AltConf attendees, it makes sense considering Apple's live stream licensing terms.

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Like it or not, Apple is within its rights to shut down AltConf streaming of WWDC events. Letting AltConf stream the keynote and sessions dilutes the value of WWDC tickets, although it would be cool if Apple was on board with AltConf's plans—at least for the keynote—because it's still OS X and iOS developers hoping to improve their products regardless of whether or not they scored WWDC tickets.

ShowStoppers & MacTech Team Up for DevFocus at WWDC

6:09 PM, May. 26th, 2015 · · Conferences

ShowStoppers has long put on some of our favorite events at tradeshows (and beyond). They assemble great product and app creators, put them in a room where all the booths are roughly the same size (and not over-adorned with lights and glitz) and only allow media as attendees for a 2-to-4 hour event. Good news: this year it's happening for the first time at WWDC.

Apple WWDC Ticket Lottery Sales Wrap Up Today

8:56 AM, Apr. 20th, 2015 · · Conferences

Apple wrapped up its Worldwide Developers Conference ticket lottery last Friday, and started sending out notifications to the lucky winners later in the day. The Mac, iPhone and Apple Watch maker will finish sending out those alerts today, Monday April 20.

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This year's ticket selection process seemed to go smoothly. Maybe Apple has landed on a system they'll use next year, too.