Apple just finished its WWDC keynote and holy crap, there is a ton of new stuff coming to iOS 7 and OS X. A radical looking Mac Pro was also showed off alongside some MacBook Airs with all-day battery life.
To help save you some time, here’s a list of everything new Apple introduced today at WWDC 2013 that we’ll be updating throughout the day as new info become available.
- Completely redesigned interface
- New Lockscreen
- New translucency and Parallax allows you to see layers of info
- Weather app has interactive displays
- Calendar has new minimalist UI
- Multiple page support in Folders
- Notification Center now available on Lock Screen
- FaceTime audio calls
- Notification syncing
- Phone and Message blocking
- Activation lock disables phone if stolen
- iPhone beta available to developers today
- Coming this fall
We think the new design of iOS does somewhat resembles the UI design of Windows Phone and that is awesome. We would expect this from Jony Ive, the man behind MacBook designs. Check out more screenshots of iOS7 here.
- Swipe up from bottom of device to access toggles quickly
- Turn on Airplane Mode, adjust brightness, AirDrop, etc.
This is what everyone has been waiting for. Better late than never. Finally here.
- New interface shows app cards
- Multi-tasking for all apps with great battery life
- Puts apps into scheduled background cycles
- Adapts to network conditions
New app cards interface is pretty cool.
- New full-screen look
- Pull down from top brings up smart search field
- iCloud Keychain support
- Redesigned UI
- New filters
- Accessible from Control Center
New filters? YAY!
New Photos App –
- Collect photos into ‘Moments’ based on location, date, or people.
- Look across photo collection by pinch-to-zooming through Photostream
- Share photos via AirDrop, Twitter, Facebook, iMessage, etc.
- See comments from people you’ve shared the picture with directly in image
- Share images with friends
- System-wide support with apps with share-sheets
- Works on iPhone 5, iPad 4, 5th Gen iPod Touch
Always a fan of AirDrop!
- New interface with wave animation
- All new female and male voices
- Can now control more of your device such as adjusting brigthness
- Wikipedia and Bing search results integrated directly into Siri
Siri is now sexier! With new voice!
iOS in the Car
- Get iOS on your car’s dashboard screen
- Get directions, play music, have iMessages dictated to you and more, eyes free.
- Supported by more than 12 car manufacturers in 2014
- Search for apps by age range
- Find apps based on current location
- Apps are updated automatically (John McCain is well pleased)
- Built directly into iOS Music app.
- Featured Stations stream music based on its theme.
- Share stations with friends, or create your own based on favorite artists
- Preview and purchase songs directly in the app.
- Support on Mac, PC, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, and Apple TV
- Free for all users
- Completely ad-free for iTunes Match subscribers
- Launches in the U.S.
OS X 10.9 Mavericks
- OS X names will now be California-themed
- New Finder Tabs
- Tags for files – keep track of files by adding a tag in OS X
- Multiple Displays – much more powerful. Menus and dock appears on both displays.
- OpenGL 4 support
- Time Coalescing – helps improve your CPU efficiency by up to 72%
- 1.5x faster at waking a system from standby
- Accelerated Scrolling optimized for Retina displays
- AppNap – lets you pause apps to prevent battery drain
- Developer preview available today
- Releases Fall 2013
- New Sidebar with reading list, bookmarks and shared links
- Big performance improvements
- Improved CPU energy uses
- Remembers your website logins, credit card numbers, etc.
- Can suggest to auto-fill your forms for you with private info
- Reply to iMessages, Email, FaceTime calls right from desktop
- Get push notifications from iOS apps on your Mac
- Tells you what you missed on your lock-screen
- Apps update in the background
Maps for OS X
- Street Maps
- 3D Flyover
- Info cards
- Turn-by-turn directions
- Send directions to your iPhone
iBooks for Mac
- Access to 1.8 million books in iBookstore
- Read books from your desktop or iOS
- Interactive books just like in iOS
iWork for iCloud
- Create iWork docs from a web browser
- Works on OS X or Windows
- New iWork releases coming to Mac and iOS later this year
- All-day battery life thanks to Haswell processor
- 2X GPU execution units with 40% faster graphics
- 11-inch MBA will have 9 hours of battery life
- 13-inch MBA now has 12 hours of battery life
- 45% faster SSD storage
- Faster WiFi 802.11ac card
- 11-inch starts at $999 with 128GB storage
- Ships today
- New unified thermal-core body
- Intel Xeon with up to 12-core
- Fastest ECC memory
- PCIe Storage that’s 10x faster than any previous Mac Pro drive
- Thunderbolt 2 support. 20GBps throughput
- Dual workstation GPUs
- 4k display support
- 1/8th the size of old Mac Pro
- Made in the USA
- Coming later this year
AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule
- New design
- 802.11ac Wi-Fi
- Room for harddrive storage to beam files
- 600 million iOS devices sold to date
- 24th WWDC
- attendees from 66 countries
- 6 million registered developers
- WWDC sold out in 71 seconds
- 1 million daily vistors at the 407 Apple Stores in 14 countries
- 50 billion apps download from the App Store
- 300 million iTunes in the Cloud users
- 900,000 apps in the store
- 375,000 iPad apps
- 575 million App Store accounts (more accounts with credit cards than any store)
- $10 billion has been paid to developers ($5 billion just last year)
- 72 million Macs installed
- 28 million copies sold of OS X Mountain Lion
- 35% of Mac users are now using OS X 10.8