June 6, 2011
WWDC 2011: Join us for a preview of the future of iOS and Mac OS X.
The State of the Mac
54 Million users to date, worldwide
Out grown the industry every quarter for the past 5 years
73% of sales are notebooks
The Mac App Store
#1 PC software channel for purchasing software
“Big hit for large and small developers”
In app purchasing coming to MAS
Push, sandboxing, and Delta Updates
Pinch to launch
Organize to your hearts content
Apps purchased at Mac App Store will automatically ‘fly’ right in
Photobooth now includes facial tracking features when run in fullscreen mode.
Auto Save - Never worry about losing a document again.
Versions - Revert back to a previous version of a document or project.
Resume - Resume where you left off every time you restart your mac.
New Gestures and Animations
Animations provide a much smoother user interface, making Mac OS X even easier to use than ever before.
New 4 and 5 Finger gestures allow easy access to Launchpad and Mission Control.
When scrolling, the scroll bars appear to the side while you scroll and disappear when you move the cursor. There when you need them, gone when you don’t.
A whole new way to look at email
Mail 5 now automatically groups messages from the same conversation — even if the subject changes along the way. Just click a conversation in your inbox to reveal a streamlined feed of individual messages in chronological order, and easily file or delete an entire conversation.
conversation view splits out all replies and attachments to a chronological view
New Search suggestions
Interactive search tokens, allows parameters
Easily share files wirelessly with other Lion users around you.
a P2P wifi based network
Auto discovery and setup
Confirm send and receive
fully encrypted as it;s transferred
A new level of security
XTS-AES 128 data encryption at the disk level
It’s easy to set up your Mac as a server and take advantage of the many services Lion Server has to offer.
Lion Server guides you through configuring your Mac as a server. And it provides local and remote administration — for users and groups, push notifications, file sharing, calendaring, mail, contacts, chat, Time Machine, VPN, web, and wiki services — all in one place.
Profile Manager delivers simple, profile-based setup and management for Mac OS X Lion, iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. It also integrates with your existing directory services and delivers automatic over-the-air profile updates using the Apple Push Notification service.
Wiki Server 3
Wiki Server 3 makes it even easier to collaborate, share, and exchange information. Users can quickly switch between a server’s home page, My Page, Updates, Wikis, People, and Podcasts. File sharing is simpler than ever, and a new Page Editor makes customization a breeze.
Available today for developers, July for everyone else
Server Price: $49.99
over 200million iOS devices sold
#1 mobile OS, 44% of marketshare
25 million iPads sold in first 14 months
15 billion songs downloaded
#1 Music retailer in the world
130 million books downloaded
90,000 specifically for iPad
14 billion app downloads
Apple paid developers 2.5 billion in less than 3 years
225 million accounts w/ credit cards and 1-click purchasing
• 1500 new APIs
• more than 200 new user features
drag keyboard up for ergonomic split keyboard, better for thumb-typists
settings are persistent for all apps
100 billion notification pushed to date
No more interruptions for notifications
Swipe down from top to open
easy access from anywhere to your notifications
Auto dismisses in a few seconds
New lock screen info
get notifications like email, SMS and Missed calls right on the lock screen
• slide finger across notification on lock screen to unlock and take you right to the app
Magazines and newspaper subscriptions built right in to the app store
Background downloads of subscription issues
1 billion tweets per week
twitter integration into iOS
integrated into apps, direct photo uploads via twitter
can tweet photos, articles from safari, videos from youtube, locations from maps, etc...
Auto completes @mentions
75% of mobile browsing is done via Safari
Safari Reader added
Can now email Story content along with link
works great on both iPhone and iPad
Reading List - great way to save articles for later reading without interrupting your current browsing session.
Synced across multiple devices
great way to consolidate lists of things to do into one place
Location assign that reminds you when you cross a “geo-fence”
date assign tof time sensitive items
checkboxes for when I arrive and When I leave a location
Most popular app on iPhone
Lock screen shortcut to get to camera
double tap home & click camera icon
even if passcode set, you can’t see anything else.
Optional grid lines to help line up shots better
Volume up to take photos
pinch to zoom
hold finger to auto-focus and auto-exposure lock in addition to tapping
can now edit on iPhone
Crop, rotate, redeye reduction, auto-enhance from iPhoto
• iOS Mail
"One of the most used applications"
Rich Text Format
search entire messages
swipe the inbox in and out in portrait mode
S/MIME now supported
• PC Free
"We're living in a post-PC world."
No more need for iTunes for initial set up
Updates Over The Air
Delta Updates - Just update what changed
• Game Center
"iOS is the most popular gaming platform on the planet."
100,000 game or entertainment titles on App store
50 Million unique Game center IDs
Friends of friends
Purchase/download right from Game Center
Turn-based games supported on an OS level
new messaging service between all iOS5 customers
supports iPhone, IPad, and iPod Touch
Text messages, photos, videos, contacts, group messaging.
Pushed to all devices, pick up conversation from iPhone to iPad. Supported via 3G and WiFi.
• Airplay Mirroring for iPad 2
• Wifi Synce to iTunes
• When charging at night, will find and sync to itunes
• New Multitasking gestures
• Shipping this fall
• Supports iPhone 3Gs, iPhone 4, Ipad, iPad 2, & 3rd and 4th Generation iPod Touch
"Some people think a cloud is just a hard disk in the sky."
"We think it's way more than that."
iCloud stores content in cloud, wirelessly pushes to all devices.
Completely integrated with apps
Steve admits MobileMe wasn’t the best implementation of cloud living
Re-written Mail, Contacts, and iCal for iCloud
Calendar sharing added
Automatic push to/from all devices
New messages are Pushed atuomatically to all devices
all edits and additions are synced automatically with all devices
Shows purchase history of all apps purchased
allows you to download previously purchased apps to any device
Buy a new app and it automatically downloads to all devices
• iBooks, same great enhancements as the Appstore for all devices
Wirelessly backup devices to iCloud
Backs up Purchased music, apps & books, Camera Roll (photo & Video), Device Settings, and App data
• Documents in the cloud
Apps can store documents in iCloud
iCloud pushes documents to user’s devices automatically
documents update on all devices when changed on any device
• Photo Stream
Photo Stream works just like documents, but your camera roll gets uploaded to the cloud then sent to everything else.
All photos are stored on your mac or PC
last 1000 photos are stored via iCloud
• iTunes in the cloud
automatically syncs iTunes purchases right to all of your devices
allows you to go back and re-download any song you’ve purchased if it’s not on your device
Automatic Download switch
If you buy a song on your Mac or PC in iTunes, it automatically downloads to your other devices at the same time.
• Get it automatically when you download or upgrade to iOS 5 and type in your Apple ID and password
• Price: Free!
• 5GB of free storage
Purchased music, apps, books or photo stream count towards Quota
• iTunes in the cloud will run on iOS 4.3 as a beta today!
• Full version ships with iOS 5 in the fall
One more thing!
• iTunes Match
Automatically scans your music for non-purchased music that you’ve imported via CDs and matches them with the purchased versions on iTunes to allow you to download them straight to your devices via iTunes into the cloud.
Matched songs will be automatically upgraded to 256kbps AAC DRM-free
iTunes Match costs $24.99 per year.
Also on a much smaller note, this is the first blog entry since this day last year.