Rest in peace, Steve.
Apple to Unveil Next Generation Software at Keynote Address on Monday, June 6
CUPERTINO, California—May 31, 2011—Apple® CEO Steve Jobs and a team of Apple executives will kick off the company’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) with a keynote address on Monday, June 6 at 10:00 a.m. At the keynote, Apple will unveil its next generation software – Lion, the eighth major release of Mac OS® X; iOS 5, the next version of Apple’s advanced mobile operating system which powers the iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch®; and iCloud®, Apple’s upcoming cloud services offering.
WWDC will feature more than 100 technical sessions presented by Apple engineers. Mac® developers will see and learn how to develop world-class Mac OS X Lion applications using its latest technologies and capabilities. Mobile developers will be able to explore the latest innovations and capabilities of iOS and learn how to greatly enhance the functionality, performance and design of their apps. All developers can bring their code to the labs and work with Apple engineers.
For more details, visit the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference 2011 website at developer.apple.com/wwdc.
Apple designs Macs, the best personal computers in the world, along with OS X, iLife, iWork and professional software. Apple leads the digital music revolution with its iPods and iTunes online store. Apple has reinvented the mobile phone with its revolutionary iPhone and App Store, and has recently introduced iPad 2 which is defining the future of mobile media and computing devices.
I’ve been thinking about that Apple might be up to with the North Carolina data center they’ve been working on, and the announcement that Apple is making tomorrow. I think it’s pretty likely that they’re finally going to take the technology they bought from LaLa.com, and create a streaming music service.
What would this mean? No more having to download all your music to your devices. Have a huge iTunes library that won’t all fit on that nice iPod Touch, iPhone, or AppleTV? No problem. They know what music you bought, and can stream it to you. Want streaming only versions of those songs? Apple can use LaLa’s tech to do that too, for a price. It’d sure be something big enough to require a massive new data center.
If AT&T got wind of this early on, this might be the reason they decided to drop the “all you can eat” 3G plan earlier this year. That’s just speculation, of course…. as is the rest of this.
Not sure what kind of deal you can get from them, but Amazon carries the Apple iPad for a good price.
Today Netflix updated their iPhone app, and now you can watch movies directly over 3G on your iPhone! Check out the app at the iTunes store.
Apple has gotten a patent on a technology where the device itself changes its physical interface, depending on the situation. Using it like an iPod? You get a wheel. Using it like a remote control, you get the buttons for that. Need a physical keyboard? It would be able to do that too.
This is extremely cool.
via Patently Apple
Ars Technica is doing a GREAT job with their Live WWDC Keynote coverage. Jacqui Cheng and Aurich are doing a better job than anyone else who’s covering the event.
If you’d like to read why Apple is not supporting Flash on iPhone, iPod and iPad, you should read Steve Jobs himself has to say about it. He’s posted a note on Apple’s website, “Thoughts on Flash”.