Apple says that iOS 6, the upcoming version of its operating system for the iPhone and iPad, is “compatible” with devices as old as the iPhone 3GS. At the bottom of Apple’s iOS 6 info page, however, is a disclaimer: “Not all features are available on all devices.”
It was always doomed to failure. Type Ping into Google images and you’ll get images of a Windows terminal command, not Apple’s musical social network. AllThingsD even reports that it could already be in the grave after the next iTunes update.
All the new MacBooks unveiled at WWDC have now been benchmarked using Geekbench, and some pretty interesting results have emerged.
iFixit has already torn down Apple’s new Retina MacBook Pro to reveal it’s internals. What they found, however, is that the new $2000+ notebook is nearly impossible to repair.
Apple has just aired their first television ad for the new MacBook Pro with Retina display, showing off the company’s new Retina-enhanced apps, such as Mail and Final Cut Pro, and in general showing off the image quality of the Retina display.
In yet another app update to support the new Retina MacBook Pro (following Aperture, Final Cut Pro, iPhoto, and others), Apple has released iMovie 9.0.6, featuring updated graphics that look sharper on the new MacBook’s Retina display.
Apple has released Airport Utility 6.1 on Monday to add support for their just updated Airport Express.The new version also adds support for managing IPv6 settings.
Professional level users who rely on Apple’s Mac Pro lineup were not a little disappointed when the list of WWDC announcements didn’t include their beloved tower of power. But an email from Tim Cook has given them a ray of hope that Apple is working on “something really great” to address the professional market.
The new MacBook Pros are less than a day old, yet they’ve already got their first update waiting for them.
Apple’s Online Store listed Mac Pro models as new yesterday following the WWDC keynote, although the units did not include Thunderbolt, USB 3, or other significant updates. Apple has now removed the “new” designation.
At the WWDC keynote, Apple unveiled a new mapping app for iOS 6 which will replace the Map app that used Google data. Shortly after the presentation, digital maps provider TomTom confirmed it had signed an agreement with Apple to provide maps and other data.
The man who is known as the “Father of Siri” has a message for those users who think Siri isn’t all she’s cracked up to be, She may not be perfect, but she’s working just fine!
The WWDC keynote was only yesterday, but teardown gods iFixit have already got their hands on the updated Macbook Air and are tearing it down right this minute.
Have apps like Apple’s iMessage made carriers revisit how they charge their customers for voice, text, and data plans? Verizon seems to have heard the bell toll, as they have announced a new plan that allows customers to get rid of tiered voice minutes and text plans, and also lets them share data allotments among multiple devices.
After launching their Cloud Player service over a year ago, Amazon has finally released a native Cloud Player app for the iPhone, enabling users to stream music stored through the service over WiFi or cellular connections.
Apple began actively promoting their new Chinese-language features in both OS X Mountain Lion, and iOS 6 on Monday. The new features should help increase sales in the nation with the largest population in the world.