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iOS 8 – 3rd parties can use TouchID – cannot gain access to your personal security info though
iOS 8 – you can install 3rd party keyboards if you do not like Apple’s new one
iOS 8 Apple allowing developers to build widgets and extensions – new photo app will allow 3rd party filters
TestFlight beta incorporated into iOS 8 – making beta testing easier for developers
iOS 8 explore tab, trending searches, editors choice logo and app bundles from the App Stor
New Siri features – Shazam built-in
First 5GB iCloud storage free, 20 GB $1, 200 GB available for $4
New iPhoto – light adjustment – brightness, contrast, granular levelling options – simultaneously
New iPhoto gives full access to all your images in iCloud on any device. Editing tools also improved, colour correct, auto straighten
iPhoto improved! syncs all your photos across all your devices, provides smart suggestions
New HealthKit – works ith 3rd party apps – gives control over your information – Apple working with fitness info and the Mayo clinic – drs get real time info with patients
iOS 8 expanded password protection –
iCloud Drive – allows you to work with a single version of a document on all devices – yes even Windows machines
iOS 8 – Group messaging improvements – name threads, add & remove people, share location thread. iMessage – tap to talk feature
iOS 8 new keyboard layout – Quicktype – context sensitive – makes suggestions on how you speak to that specific person!
iOS 8 new keyboard layout – Quicktype – context sensitive
Spotlight makes suggestions, directions, news, apps from app store, films at cinemas and films to purchase/stream too.
Mail on iOS 8 – tag and dismiss emails, swipe them to the left hand rail message list
Home button double-tap to view your favourite contacts – they are all in circles – very much like Facbook.
Double tap on screen allows you to view your contacts, view tabs, left rail for bookmarks.
iOS 8 – iOS 8 new features – interactive notifications – iOS 8 new features – interactive notifications – pops up at top of your screen, pull down to respond
Apple sold 100 million iPod Touches, 200 million iPads and over 500 million iPhones
OS X Yosemite available to developers today and free to everyone else in the fall/autumn
Receive and make calls from your Mac or iPhone – new feature
If Mac without WiFi – it will give you the option to link to your iPhone in your list of networks – easy tethering.
Hands off new feature in OS X Yosemite – various devices aware of each other, email composed on iPhone will populate an icon to your Mac
New AirDrop in OS X Yosemite works between iOS and Mac
New features in mail allow you to add in markup – e.g. Skitch, plus zoom into specific sections of images before sending
Apparently you can obtain two more hours of battery life when watching video with OS Yosemite Safari – standards compliant
OS X Yosemite Safari now standards compliant – does not require plugins to play video.
OS X Yosemite Safari – faves bar not visible by default – faves pop up when you click on address bar. Delivers RSS feeds in sidebar, sharing
New mail in OS X Yosemite faster message fetching, reliable synching – new Mail Drop feature email 5GB docs. Separates files from email – puts into iCloud, forwards a link to the file along with the email.
iCloud Drive – all your iCloud drive files availabe in folders from Finder now – auto-synched across devices, all searchable and taggable.
New Spotlight on OS X Yosemite very similar to Google functionality
Revamped OS X Yosemite – notification centre refresh – tabs, spotlight reworked, dark mode, Calendar – day view – new widgets #ESPN
New version of OS X announced – OS Yosemite – comes with a new design. Reworked typography and iconography. More clarity and usability – window title bar is translucent – refreshed trash can/rubbish bin. OS X Yosemite comes with a dark mode, dark grey toolbars.
Tim Cook is up! He’s currently reciting the history of WWDC – when it all started back in 1990. WWDC Live coverage – youngest developer in the audience just 13. 9 million registered devs – 50% increase over 2013. Over 40 millions copies of OS X 10.9 Mavericks have been installed – over 50% of Mac Users.