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If you’ve a spare hour today then why not fill that by listening to the Mac & Forth Show (episode 58) featuring yours truly but Also Adam Christianson from The MacCast) along with the regulars Karl, Barry and Matt. This weeks episode takes a twist with Matt taking over duties as quizmaster on the show as we try our hands at WWDC predictions.
“We’ve got incredible new technologies for iOS and OS X to share with developers at WWDC and around the world, and can’t wait to see the next generation of apps they create.”
Apple has announced that its WWDC kicks off between June 10th-14th and will take place in San Francisco to talk about the future of iOS and OS X at Moscone West and tickets go on sale tomorrow.
In 2011, tickets for WWDC sold out in 12 hours. In 2012, it was under two. Whether or not you missed your chance last year, you know how critical it is to be aware the moment tickets go on sale.. Use WWDCBlast.Com to make sure you get a FREE SMS notice the moment they go on sale.
Mountain Lion introduces over 200 new features, looking at “just 8” today. Mountain Lion is due for release in July for $19.99 (no uk price set yet)
Some notes gathered form all the meta blogging happening at the Apple WWDC with regards to iOS6. There’s going to be a LOT of busy developers. Un “googled” Maps, Facebook and Twitter get closer in iOS 6, Passbook, Eyes Free, Siri gets useful, do not disturb, Safari gets some love and more….. man alive WWDC has been busy.
New macbook pro retina display specifications are out thanks to the WWDC announcement. Yes they will have the hyped Retina display on macbook pro’s 2880 * 1800, 5,184,000 pixel, SD, HDMI, USB 3.0, Magsafe 2, Thunderbolt, Headphone Jack. Wow. Even Diablo 3 has been produced to use Retina display graphics.
Other specs of mentions are Glass Trackpad, backlit keyboard, 802.11n WiFi (no ac), Bluetooth 4.0, FaceTime HD camera, dual microphones, stereo speakers. Want.. want….want!!!! oh and did we mention. Retina Display!
Well that was a whirlwind of a WWDC. New macbook air specifications have been released with some nice speed increases. Wave goodbye to the ethernet port and say hello to thunderbolt. To use ethernet you’ll be looking at purchasing a thunderbolt to ethernet connector. They really have rammed some decent spec gear into the Macbook Air
As just about everybody on the planet expected, iOS 6 will be announced at WWDC 2012 as these photos of the big new banners on the first floor indicate… So I guess thats the TBC slots taken up on …