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Apple announces iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks at WWDC 2013

  • 10/06/2013 at 22:43 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Platforms

Apple iOS 7 LockScreenExciting news for Apple users! The technology giant announced today that they will be releasing their iOS 7, as well as the new OS X Mavericks for the Mac.

The announcement was made during their keynote speech at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco less than an hour ago. In addition to talking about the launch, they went into the new features that will make this version the most advanced yet.

The Speech

Apple started off by addressing the retail situation around the world. They now have 407 stores, the latest in Berlin. They also spoke about the 50 billion apps in the App Store, 375,000 of which are for the iPad alone. They showed a graph of their app sale shares, which is 74% of all apps purchased (Android taking 20%, Others taking 6%).

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A journey inside Apple’s iOS 5

  • 16/06/2011 at 10:01 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Platforms

Apple iOS 5

The Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC 2011) saw Apple open up regarding iOS 5, the update to its mobile OS. Apple’s iPod Touch, iPad, and iPhone all use iOS, so this is naturally a much anticipated improvement to version 4.

Although it isn’t due out until the Fall, Apple unveiled 10 out of the 200 improvements included in the new iOS 5 at the WWDC. They had to share the limelight during a two-hour keynote presentation last week, with iCloud and OS X 10.7, codenamed Lion.

Here are some of the best improvements in Apple’s next generation iOS.

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Apple makes the same mistakes with iCloud service

  • 07/06/2011 at 21:07 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

Apple iCloud ServiceYesterday, at WWDC 2011, Steve Jobs showed off Apple’s new North Carolina data center that cost them $1 billion and proved that Apple is serious about their new release, called iCloud. The strategy is to shift the PC out of the center of everything and reduce our need to synchronize everything through it. However, they are making the same mistakes with the Apple iCloud they have made consistently since their inception. Using reverse Polish notational thinking, they consider the move smart and in spite of it they still succeed. Apple’s success is due more to their aesthetics than anything else, though.

We all have to agree that when it comes to Apple, they make pretty packages for their hardware and software and that’s all. They lack innovation and pay only lip service to encouraging the community to participate in the larger picture.

If you buy Apple, you are getting something pretty, not revolutionary. You are also not supporting any kind of innovation, just a selling of someone else’  innovation wrapped in a pretty package. Apple did not invent the cloud technology and they are merely putting it in a pretty Apple package and making sure you buy their other products in order to use this one.

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