Category:  WWDC

By Trevor Sheridan, June 2, 2014 Comments Off on WWDc 2014: iOS 8 Offers 4000 New Developer APIs Special Event, WWDC

A big part of iOS 8, is giving developers more control with 4,000 APIs. Developers can now hook into other apps, rather than being sandboxed solo. There are all new extensions allowing apps to be built right into the standard share sheet with Action, Sharing, and Document direct integration between multiple apps. This also allows… Read More »

By Trevor Sheridan, June 2, 2014 Comments Off on WWDC 2014: Apple Finally Enhances The App Store Special Event, WWDC

The App Store is becoming Apple’s biggest digital store with 75 billion app downloads, and 1.2 million apps available. The big change by Apple is offering new tools to developers to enhance their App Store offerings. Developers can now add trailers as “App Previews” to their App Store listings. There’s also TestFlight built right into… Read More »

By Noah Cosimano-White, June 2, 2014 Comments Off on WWDC 2014: iOS 8 Adds Family Sharing & Siri Improvements Special Event, WWDC

Family Sharing Apple introduces a way to make families closer while they’re engulfed in their devices. When you add family members, you can share photos on a family photo stream, get reminders for the whole family, share your calendar with your family, and find your family automatically with Find Friends. You can also find your… Read More »

By Trevor Sheridan, June 2, 2014 Comments Off on WWDC 2014: Apple Now Stores Every Photo You Take To iCloud Special Event, WWDC

PhotoStream has been a valuable part of iCloud, but the 1,000 most recent photos limit has been disappointing. Now, with iOS 8, Apple is offering a new iCloud photo library to store every single photo you take, without any limits. This is a big change for Apple to be an all in one photo solution,… Read More »

By Trevor Sheridan, June 2, 2014 Comments Off on WWDC 2014: iOS 8 Offers New Health App & HealthKit Special Event, WWDC

One of the biggest rumored parts of iOS 8 is a health related app. Well, Apple did announce it as WWDC with the new app, “Health”. This gives you a one stop shop for all of your health related apps to tie into. There’s a new HealthKit, which is the SDK for developers to then… Read More »

By Noah Cosimano-White, June 2, 2014 Comments Off on WWDC 2014: iOS 8 Improves Mail, Messages, and Spotlight Special Event, WWDC

Mail iOS 8’s new mail system is taking some features from the popular Mailbox app and placing them in Apple’s in house app. One of those features is one swipe sorting. If you want to delete an email, just quickly swipe from right to left. If you want more options swipe from right to left… Read More »

By Trevor Sheridan, June 2, 2014 Comments Off on WWDC 2014: iOS 8 Introduces QuickType, A New Standard Keyboard Special Event, WWDC

The Apple iOs keyboard has been practically the same through seven versions of iOS. Now, there’s iOS 8 introducing QuickType. With QuickType, you’re given a context sensitive auto recommendation engine of potential words you may want to type. Now, when you’re typing there’s a new menu bar that pops up above the keyboard with suggested… Read More »

By Trevor Sheridan, June 2, 2014 Comments Off on WWDC 2014: iOS 8 Introduces Interactive Notifications Special Event, WWDC

A big new features of iOS 8 is interactive notifications, which is a feature we have been hoping for. Now, when a new message comes in, you simply swipe down to have a text entry field to reply to a message right in the notification. This also acts for other notification types. Also, the interactivity… Read More »

By Noah Cosimano-White, June 2, 2014 Comments Off on WWDC 2014: OS X Yosemite Offers SMS & Phone Calling Integration Special Event, WWDC

Now your Mac, iPad and iPhone work better, together. You can now make calls to non-ios devices with your mac through your iPhone as well as receive them. You can now also send and receive SMS from non iOS devices on your Mac and iPad. For the first time, Apple now lets the green based… Read More »

By Trevor Sheridan, June 2, 2014 Comments Off on WWDC 2014: Apple Now Offers Continuity Between All Apple Devices Special Event, WWDC

Apple has introduced new Continuity features to make it seamless between using an iPhone, Mac, and iPad. The main new feature is hand-off, which includes a new proximity awareness system, so the devices can recognize each other, when they’re close together. For example, you can be creating a Pages document on your Mac, and if… Read More »