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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.

Apple’s WWDC 2015 Scheduled for June 8 through 12

9:03 AM, Apr. 14th, 2015 · · Conferences

Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference is set to run from June 8 through June 12, 2015 at the Moscone West Convention Center in San Francisco. The event brings together Apple's own engineers with third-party developers to preview upcoming OS X and iOS releases, and to work together on designing and improving apps.

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With the Apple Watch finally coming out, this year's WWDC event should be filled with all kinds of interesting news for developers.

Jeff Gamet’s CES Wrap Up on Tech Night Owl Live

10:02 AM, Jan. 12th, 2015 · · Conferences

With CES 2015 behind us, TMO's Jeff Gamet joined The Tech Night Owl Live's Gene Steinberg to take a look at the annual electronics trade show. Jeff shared his thoughts on the event, reactions to new products, home automation, health and fitness tech, HD televisions, Apple's influence, and more. You can check out his CES wrap up on the Tech Night Owl Live website, or on the iTunes Store.

ACM 288: CES 2015 and Apple, Home Automation, and Cool New Products

6:30 PM, Jan. 9th, 2015 · & · Conferences


The Mac Observer was on location this week at CES 2015, and along with all the cool products that are coming soon, the crew picked up on some trends for the coming year. Jeff and Bryan talk about the interest—or lack of—device makers were showing in HealthKit and HomeKit, what's happening with home automation products, who wants to support Apple Watch, and more.

CES 2015 - Arcosft Adds Facial Recognition to Simplicam

3:09 PM, Jan. 6th, 2015 · · Conferences


LAS VEGAS - Arcsoft announced on Tuesday the addition of facial recognition to its Simplicam camera through the Closeli app one uses to manage Simplicam. The new Face Recognition Manager feature allows users to register and store up to ten different people that can then be flagged and noted through Simplicam.

The Mac Observer at CES 2015

10:13 AM, Jan. 2nd, 2015 · · Conferences

The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) kicks off next week, and The Mac Observer will be on location to check out the latest tech products and trends for 2015. The trade show runs from January 6 through January 9 in Las Vegas, Nevada, and there'll be plenty of Apple-related gear for us to look at.