Apple Opens iOS to Developers through Extensibility

2:54 PM, Jun. 2nd, 2014 · · WWDC

Apple made both developers and end users happy on Monday with the introduction of extensibility as a new feature in iOS 8. Extensibility will let developers build apps that interact with each other and share information, but without giving up the security sandboxing brings to the iPhone and iPad.

Apple Announced OS X Yosemite Public Beta

1:52 PM, Jun. 2nd, 2014 · · WWDC

Apple is giving developers access to the beta version of OS X Yosemite now, and will let the public get in on the beta action some time this summer. The company tried out the public beta program with OS X 10.9.3, and now is ready to do the same with its next major Mac OS upgrade.

Apple takes on Dropbox with iCloud Drive

1:30 PM, Jun. 2nd, 2014 · · WWDC

Apple's Craig Federighi unveiled iCloud Drive as a new feature for OS X Yosemite during the company's Worldwide Developer Conference on Monday. The feature lets users store files on iCloud, and sync them between their Macs and Windows PCs, much like Dropbox.

Alleged OS X 10.10 Screenshots Appear ahead of WWDC Keynote

10:54 AM, Jun. 2nd, 2014 · · WWDC

It isn't any secret that Apple will be showing off OS X 10.10 during its Worldwide Developer Conference keynote event Monday morning, but until now there have't been any images showing what to expect from the next version of the Mac operating system. Four photos, however, appeared -- and then were pulled -- at Reddit showing a more iOS 7-like flat look is in store for the next OS X update.

The Mac Observer Spin The Mac Observer Spin is how we show you what our authors think about a news story at quick glance. Read More →

Regardless of whether or not these leaked OS X 10.10 photos are legit, it makes sense that the Mac OS will start to look more like iOS over time.

Apple TV gets WWDC 2014 Keynote Live Stream Channel

9:17 AM, Jun. 2nd, 2014 · · WWDC

Apple added its Worldwide Developer Conference keynote live stream channel to Apple TV Monday morning, giving everyone that can't be at the event another way to watch as it happens. The channel should appear automatically, and promises to start streaming at 10AM pacific time when the keynote begins.

TMO Live Coverage: Apple’s 2014 WWDC Keynote

8:22 AM, Jun. 2nd, 2014 · · WWDC

Apple's 2014 Worldwide Developer Conference keynote is set to start at 10AM pacific time on Monday, June 2, and The Mac Observer will be there to cover all of the news and announcements. CEO Tim Cook is expected to take the stage to show off iOS 8 and OS X 10.10, and other big announcements about home automation and the company's move into the health and fitness tracking market may be on the schedule, too.