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Apple’s Full WWDC Keynote Now Available to Download Through iTunes

Posted on 12/06/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Following Apple’s pleasantly unexpected live stream of Apple’s WWDC keynote – and their decision to post the full video on their website immediately after the event – Apple has now also uploaded the full WWDC 2013 keynote to iTunes. The video is available in both SD and HD formats for viewing on your Mac or iOS devices.

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Hands-On With Apple’s New Mac Pro

Posted on 12/06/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple finally unveiled a new Mac Pro yesterday at their WWDC keynote – something which designers and creative professionals have been awaiting for many years! And while Apple hasn’t specifically given a release date, they did give journalists attending the conference a chance to see the new Mac Pro up close and personal.

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Apple Announces Winners of The 2013 Apple Design Awards at WWDC 2013

Posted on 11/06/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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One of the most important traditions of Apple’s annual WWDC conference is the recognition of the yearly Apple Design Award winners – a handful of apps hand-selected by Apple for excellence in overall design. 11 winners were announced this year, and the winers each receive prizes and recognition from Apple for their efforts.

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Some 2012 iMac Users Unable to Install OS X Mavericks Developer Preview

Posted on 11/06/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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With yesterday’s new developer preview of OS X 10.9 Maverick, Apple has showed off a lot of great new features for the Mac Operating System. While the developer preview is easily installable and usable for most who attempt the process, however, some users of 2012 iMacs (myself included) are unable to proceed with the install.

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How to Build a Bootable USB Installer for OS X Mavericks (Updated for Golden Master)

Posted on 11/06/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Now that Apple has released their Golden Master seed of OS X Mavericks to developers, the public release could happen at practically any time! With the Golden Master – which represents the final build that Apple will release publicly in the Mac App Store – Apple has changed the necessary steps required to build a fully functional bootable USB installer for the preview.

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Pressed for Time? Here’s the WWDC 2013 Keynote in 10 Minutes

Posted on 11/06/2013 by Chris Hauk

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The folks over at the Verge have produced a 10 minute condensed version of yesterday’s keynote at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference 2013. So, if you want to know the important stuff from yesterday’s announcements, but you’re really pressed for time, this is for you.

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iOS 7 App Store Auto-Updates Popular With Developers and AZ Senator McCain

Posted on 11/06/2013 by Chris Hauk

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Apple made quite a few changes in iOS 7, but one new feature that got a particularly good reaction from the crowd of developers at WWDC 2013 was the auto-update feature in the App Store. Looks like a certain Arizona senator and former presidential candidate is a fan of the move too.

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Apple Relocates Spotlight Search in iOS 7

Posted on 11/06/2013 by Chris Hauk

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If you’ve one of the lucky ones to have gotten your hands on the initial beta of iOS 7, you may have had a “WTH?” moment when searching for Spotlight search. Worry not, oh intrepid pioneer! Spotlight hasn’t disappeared, it’s merely been, um, relocated.

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AT&T Announces Enhanced Push-to-Talk Service for iPhone Business Customers

Posted on 11/06/2013 by Chris Hauk

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Lost in the shuffle in all the excitement over WWDC 2013 yesterday, was AT&T’s announcement that its Enhanced Push-to-Talk service is now available to business customers through a new app for the iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S. AT&T is the first U.S. carrier to offer this walkie-talkie- type of communication on the iPhone.

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Apple Unveils iWork for Cloud at WWDC 2013

Posted on 11/06/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Today, Apple unveiled a new version of iWork, and this time, it’s all based on the cloud – iCloud, that is! iWork for iCloud brings Apple’s full productivity suite to your browser, complete with full compatibility with Microsoft Office, the ability to create, edit, and share documents, spreadsheets, and presentations, and more.

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Apple Releases New, Redesigned 802.11ac AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule Routers

Posted on 11/06/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Alongside a plethora of announcements and releases on their first day of WWDC 2013, Apple unveiled new MacBook Airs and a new Mac Pro with 802.11ac wireless. With the new 802.11ac-enabled Macs, Apple also released new versions of both their AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule wireless routers, adding support for the new standard.

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