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Apple Will Support RAW Photo Files in iOS 10 (for Professionals)

8:13 PM EDT, Jun. 14th, 2016 · Bryan Chaffin · Product News


Apple is taking a significant step towards making iPhone a(n even more) serious camera for professionals in iOS 10 by adding support for RAW photo files. The information was included in a slide during Monday's World Wide Developer Conference keynote, and TechCrunch reported details from a WWDC session confirming RAW support in iOS 10.

Details Emerge on Apple’s New File System APFS - What Does it All Mean?

5:15 PM EDT, Jun. 14th, 2016 · John Martellaro · Analysis

HFS+ evolution to APFS

A very important and geeky technology that Apple has been working on surfaced after the WWDC keynote, namely that Apple has been working on a new file system for the Mac and other devices called APFS. It was probably too geeky to make the cut for a keynote broadcast live, but it's still incredibly important. John fills us in with background and what we know.

TMO Background Mode: Interview With Mashable Sr. Technical Correspondent Christina Warren

3:00 PM EDT, Jun. 14th, 2016 · John Martellaro · Background Mode Podcast

Background Mode Podcast

Christina Warren is Mashable's Senior Tech Correspondent. Her specialty is the intersection between new media and technology. In 2007, she got her start writing for USA Today about TV entertainment and music. It went so well, she started blogging about other entertainment and technology topics. Eventually, she joined Mashable in 2009, moving from staff writer to her current position. In April, during the Apple vs. FBI dispute, Christina wrote an amazing, tour de force article explaining how Apple approaches security, and she told me how it got written. Later in the show, we chatted about the state of Apple's iTunes, what might be in store for users, plus Apple's thinking behind the design of the current Apple TV. You won't want to miss Christina's extraordinary insights and perspectives about Apple.

How to Join Apple’s iOS 10 and macOS Sierra Public Beta Program

10:50 AM EDT, Jun. 14th, 2016 · Jeff Gamet · How-To

Signing up for Apple's iOS 10 and macOS Sierra public betas is easy

If you love rushing in where angels fear to tread, or just want to start playing with iOS 10 and macOS Sierra before they're officially available this fall, it's time to sign up for Apple's public beta program. You'll get access to pre-release versions come July, but keep in mind "beta" means "not ready for daily use on mission-critical devices."

macOS Sierra Drops Support for Several Mac Models

10:31 AM EDT, Jun. 14th, 2016 · Jeff Gamet · News

macOS Sierra adds lots of new features, but drops support for several Mac models

Apple unveiled macOS Sierra during the keynote presentation at its Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday, and for the past few years new versions haven't left any Macs behind. That changes with the operating system formerly known and OS X, so read on to see if your Mac is up to snuff.

Does Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch Support iOS 10?

10:05 AM EDT, Jun. 14th, 2016 · Jeff Gamet · News

Apple is dropping some devices for iOS 10 compatibility

Apple loaded up the feature list for iOS 10 during Monday's Worldwide Developer Conference keynote. Despite all the cool new stuff we'll be able to do with our iPhone and iPads, the list of compatible devices is still surprisingly long. If you aren't sure if your iOS gear can handle the new version, The Mac Observer has you covered with our definitive list of compatible devices.

MGG 609: Keynote Thoughts and Power Magic

9:01 PM EDT, Jun. 13th, 2016 · John F. Braun & Dave Hamilton · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Fresh out of Apple's keynote and State of the Union talks, Dave and John digest their thoughts together, live for you (or, well, live to tape... not tape but digital... oh, you know what we mean!). Then it's time for some serious followups from the last two episodes. Photos, Watch layouts, Genius Bar tips and more. And maybe, just maybe, John and Dave might have to have a spirited disagreement to celebrate their 11th anniversary! 

iOS 10 Lets you Delete Bundled Apps You Don’t Want

6:45 PM EDT, Jun. 13th, 2016 · Jeff Gamet · News

When iOS 10 ships my exiled apps folder will be nearly empty

My iPhone has a folder called Rura Penthe where all the built in apps I never use are exiled. When iOS 10 ships that's going to be a very lonely place because we'll finally be able to delete those pre-installed apps we never use, like Stocks, News, and Tips.

Apple Posts Video of WWDC 2016 Keynote

5:30 PM EDT, Jun. 13th, 2016 · John Martellaro · Cool Stuff Found

Apple has posted the entire video of the June 13, 2016 Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) keynote. Most of the planned updates to Apple's OSes were discussed, watchOS 3, tvOS, the newly named macOS Sierra and iOS 10.  The final versions of these four operating systems will be available to cutomers in the fall. Even though directed towards developers, the video reveals a lot about Apple's near-term strategy and thinking and is fascinating viewing for any Apple fan. It's about 2 hours and 4 minutes long.

Apple Adds Smart, Interoperable Features to macOS Sierra

4:25 PM EDT, Jun. 13th, 2016 · John Martellaro · Editorial

macOS Sierra

Once upon a time, Apple was adding features by leaps and bounds to OS X. Some generally got used and some seemed to fall flat. And some didn't work very well in the early releases. With macOS Sierra, Apple's Craig Federighi is focusing on the really important things users need instead of gadgety features.