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Live: Apple's WWDC 2013

  • Notifications, already a highly useful part of the Mac operating system, are going to be hugely more versatile.
    6/10/2013 6:16:07 PM
  • When your Mac is sleeping it will now update software.
    6/10/2013 6:16:07 PM
  • And we're finally on to the new designs promised by Jony Ive and the team. The calendar is elegant and beautifully done - no fake leather edges or torn paper effect.
    6/10/2013 6:16:08 PM
  • And Maps is now available for the Mac, with Flyover, the gorgeous 3D renders seen on the iPhone. Get directions and send them straight to the iPhone. This is cool.
    6/10/2013 6:16:08 PM
  • Now iBooks will be available for the Mac, too.
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  • Back to demo of Maps. Very slick and elegant with the Flyover effects gleaming.
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  • The calendar adds remarkable functionality. Type in a lunch appointment and it'll suggest nearby restaurants and show you the weather there.
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  • The iBooks feature looks good but has lost the elegant page turning animation, or at least it's not being shown.
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  • A whirlwind tour through the new Mavericks OS is coming to an end. Developers will see it today, it'll be on sale in the autumn.
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  • Next Phil Schiller to talk about the MacBook Air.
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  • Again, they're stressing the customer satisfaction - iPhone namber 1 nine consecutive times by JDPower.
    6/10/2013 6:16:08 PM
  • The MacBook Air is the ultimate portable notebook now has all day battery life and uses new Haswell chips.
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  • While the current MacBook Air 11in has five hours battery life, jumping to nine hours on the new ones, while the 13in model goes from seven hours to 12.
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  • And there will be new Airport base stations. The new models have bigger flash drives and go on sale today with prices from $999.
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  • Now there's an update to the Mac Pro, the high-end professional computer.
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  • The new Mac Pro has a thermal core and comes in a kind of tubular design. As Schiller rebukes his criticis by saying "Can't innovate any more, my ass."
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  • Lots of stats. Lots of them, explaining how fast the new Mac Pro will be.
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  • Now we can see that it's an eighth of the size of the last Mac Pro.
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  • Out later this year and will be assembled in the US - big cheer from audience.
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  • Tim Cook is back and talking about iCloud, the fastest growing cloud service ever as it has 300 million users, Cook says.
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  • So far iCloud has sent over seven trillion notification updates.
    6/10/2013 6:16:10 PM
  • Now we're on to iWork and how iCloud will work with it.
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  • iWork for iCloud lets you create documents in a browser on a Mac or PC.
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  • It's like Google Docs but looks sensational.
    6/10/2013 6:16:10 PM
  • As well as documents you can create spreadsheets and tables with strong visual effects.
    6/10/2013 6:16:10 PM
  • Now we're on to iOS.
    6/10/2013 6:16:11 PM
  • massive, sorry.
    6/10/2013 6:16:11 PM
  • Cook says iPhone users use their phones 50 per cent more than Android users, with masive web traffic compared to other platforms.
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  • Over 90 per cent of iOS users are on the latest version, way more than Android.
    6/10/2013 6:16:38 PM

  • by James Vincenton Jun 10, 2013 at 6:17 PM

    6/10/2013 6:17:56 PM
  • 19.18 - by the way guys, sorry for any confusion here in the messages. We're syncing together from London and from Cupertino so there's been a bit of confusion...
    6/10/2013 6:18:43 PM
  • Cook announces iOS 7
    6/10/2013 6:18:53 PM
  • 19.19  - Here we go, iOS 7 - going into a video. 
    6/10/2013 6:19:14 PM
  • 19.19 - "design is the 'whole thing'"
    6/10/2013 6:19:59 PM
  • Jony Ive is explaining the importance of design and bringing order to complexity.
    6/10/2013 6:20:18 PM
  • 19.20 - Jony Ive talking now, about 'true simplicity'. Helvetica and flat as hell. 
    6/10/2013 6:20:41 PM
  • The new design is stunningly beautiful.
    6/10/2013 6:20:41 PM

  • by James Vincenton Jun 10, 2013 at 6:21 PM

    6/10/2013 6:21:22 PM
  • Effects look 3D, as though images move in different planes.
    6/10/2013 6:22:17 PM
  • iPhone creates 'new experience of depth' - layers and 'the parallax'. Very excellent.
    by James Vincenton Jun 10, 2013 at 6:22 PM

    6/10/2013 6:22:43 PM
  • In many ways a new beginning, as Jony Ive says.
    6/10/2013 6:23:12 PM
  • It's fair to say the room is going wild at this
    6/10/2013 6:23:57 PM

  • by James Vincenton Jun 10, 2013 at 6:23 PM

    Overall very impressed by the new look. Standing ovation now for the new iOS. 
    6/10/2013 6:24:01 PM
  • A new font on the lock screen, clean and simpler fonts and icons
    6/10/2013 6:25:49 PM

  • by James Vincenton Jun 10, 2013 at 6:26 PM

    6/10/2013 6:26:15 PM
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