Let me just say upfront that I think the iPhone is going to drop the number moniker such as iPhone 4, iPhone 4s, iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s to a much simpler “iPhone” standard. Why not, the iPad did. Of course, who cares about the name? We just want to know WHEN it will arrive. The latest from a long line of industry speakeasy talk is that the iPhone 5 or just iPhone will come in June at Apple’s WWDC 2012. But most are pointing to a fall release sometime in September or October. What do you think? Continue reading iPhone 5 or iPhone 5s? June or September? Do You Care?→
WWDC 2011 iCloud – Available this fall, iTunes in iCloud gets automatic downloads via all devices with one switch. The PC has worked well for the past 10 years as the digital hub for your digital life, but Apple says it hasn’t kept up because devices have changed because you buy on one device and have to sync to another device. No longer, as Apple’s iCloud brings all access to the cloud for free.
iCloud simply stores your content in the cloud and wirelessly pushes it to all of your devices as well as is completely integrated with your apps. It all happens automagically. Mr. Jobs also made reference to MobileMe and that it didn’t work, but that they learned from it. They’ve thrown out the past and have built and rewritten from the ground up to be iCloud apps.
WWDC 2011 iOS 5 – Coming this fall, The new iOS 5 no longer needs a cord to setup a new device and now features a Notification Center that makes for a better user interface and stops them from interrupting you in your current task. Animation will come down from the top instead of the middle of the screen. This is a huge improvement. All you have to do is swipe your finger down and it slides down. One swipe on the app launches that app. Other updates include: Continue reading WWDC 2011 iOS 5 Update gets Notification Center and No Need for Cord→
The WWDC 2011 kicked off this morning at 10 a.m. PST with the unveiling of the new WWDC 2011 OS X Lion Gets 250 Updates with integrated multitouch gestures and full screen apps working hand-in-hand. It will only be available via the Mac App Store for $29 (WOW!). Mac OS X launched 10 years ago and has been the heart of the Mac. The new Mac OS X Lion has 250 updates and Phil Schiller went over 10 of them, including: