Senior HTF Member
- Jul 3, 1997
- Real Name
- Ronald Epstein
Where Apple Stands
Over a million people a day visit Apple Stores.
407 stores in 14 countries. Newest store just opened in Berlin.
50 Billion Apps have been downloaded from the App Store
There are 900,000 iOS Apps in the store available
375,000 iPad apps in the store available
The iMac is the #1 desktop in the U.S.
The Macbook is the #1 notebook in the U.S.
28 Million copies of Mountain Lion Shipped
OSX 10: MAVERICKS
Finder Tabs: Tabbed finder. Multiple open finder windows can be instantly merged into tabs.
Tagging: When saving documents (or other items) you can tag them for easy retrieval. Labels for your custom tags appear in finder sidebar for easy retrieval.
Multiple Displays: You can get to your menus and docks across multiple displays. Spaces can be panned independently on each display. Mission Control is enhanced allowing windows and apps to be dragged across screens. Apps can be displayed full screen.
Power and Performance Greatly Enhanced with App Nap and Memory Compression (among dozens of others)
Safari has private browsing, blocking 3rd-pary cookies. Improvements in reading lists. Shared links across social sites. Huge improvements to Java Script. Background Tab optimization, Power Saver. Scrolling greatly improved -- super fast and smooth. One-Click Bookmarking.
App Napp directs resources to windows that need it, thus substantially improving battery life.
iCloud Keychain: Remembers website logins, credit card numbers, Wi-Fi numbers, etc. When you come to a site, it will always suggest the items you have saved for retrieval. Always encrypted. Safari will auto-suggest a password for you. All that encrypted information is synced across your Apple devices.
Notifications: You can reply right inside notifications, including email, social networks, etc. You can even respond to Facetime directly from notifications. When you awaken your Mac from sleep, all your notifications you missed will show in lock screen. Apps also update while you sleep.
Calendar: Facebooks event added to Calendar. Travel time to location and weather automatically added.
Maps: New Maps App provides fly-overs, zoom-ins, turn-by-turn directions and the ability to send directions directly from desktop/laptop to iPhone.
iBooks: Access to the full library of 1.8 million books in iStore. Pages are remembered across devices.
Available This Fall. Developer Preview Available Today
New Haswell Technology
11-inch Macbook Air has 9 hours Battery Life (starts at $999 128GB)
13-inch Macbook Air has 12 hours Battery Life (starts at $1099)
Flash is 45% Faster. 802.11ac Wi-Fi Networking (up to 3x Faster)
Airport Time Capsule
2TB or 3TB Hard Drive
Sneak Peek: Mac Pro
Unified Thermal Core
New Generation Xeon
ECC memory 1866MHz DDR3 four-channel controller
Thunderbolt 2 (20Gps throughput)
Dual Workstation GPUs standard
Supports up to 3x4k displays
1/8 the volume of the previous generation Mac Pro
Coming Later This Year
iWork for iCloud
Create beautiful documents through your web browser from the iCloud page (instead of a native app)
Images can be dragged from desktop into iWork template in browser
Word documents can be dragged into iWork and edited in Pages
Spreadsheets can be updated directly through web browser
Keynote Presentations can be re-arranged, have new slides and images added.
Documents can be opened and edited in Windows browsers as well.
Supports Safari, IE and Chrome
Public Beta Later this year
Biggest change to iOS since introduction of iPhone
As you move device in hand, it tracks your motion.
Full edge-to-edge design across retina display
Weather greatly enhanced with forecast animations and pinch that gives you overview of all your cities
Calendar is greatly improved with cleaner interface and enhanced scrolling through dates
New gesture allows you to operate phone with single hand
Mail features new gestures and edge-to-edge photos.
Notification center has a new TODAY view
Notification is available from Lock Screen
Control Center: Swipe up from bottom of device to get to your most used switches, music and even a flashlight. Available from Anywhere
Multi-Tasking: for all Apps with great battery life: intelligent scheduling, opportunistic updates, adapts to network conditions, coalesced updates. Push triggers. Simple swipe across everything that is running.
Safari: New Full-Screen Look. New Smart-Search field gives you quick access to all your favorites. New tabbed view. iCloud keychain and parental controls. Improved Bookmarks and Shared Links. Ability to see open browser tabs on other devices.
Airdrop: Easiest Way to share photos with people around you -- even multiple people. No bumping phones.
Camera: Swipe from video camera, to photo camera, to square camera, etc. Built-in filters.
Photos App: Photos organized into moments. Photos automatically sorted into locations added via GPS. You can even quickly browse photos through the years (broken down into each). Photos can be shared via email, iCloud, social networking. Photo streams can be shared via iCloud. Video can be shared through iPhone photo sharing as well.
Siri: New soundwave across bottom of screen. New voice sounds more human-like. Choose from female or male voice, and in different languages. Siri can now control your device from playing last voicemail, to increasing screen brightness. You can even access Twitter and Encyclopedias through Siri.
iOS in the Car: Eyes-Free control in the car. Will be introduced into vehicles in 2014
App Store: Search for apps based on age range. Find apps based on current location (such as city sport, shopping, travel apps). Apps in app store are now updated automatically. No manual updating.
Music App: Artist images in library. All of iCloud purchased music is available. All your movies and TV shows from iCloud are available as well.
Activation Lock: New theft deterrent. If a thief tries to turn off Find My iPhone or tries to wipe device, he will not be able to use that device without personal password.
Built into iOS music App in iOS7, iTunes on Your Mac, and Apple TV
Featured Stations (such as 90s Dance Party, Summer Songs, etc.)
You can share stations with friends or create new stations based on favorite songs
The ability to play more songs like this or never again play certain songs
Keeps track of all your played songs via History.
Purchase songs directly from iTunes Radio
Free with ads, or free for iTunes match subscribers
Available for Developers in Beta TODAY for iPhone. Final Release This Fall