Closer look at Apple WWDC

It happened last night.I’m sure that many Apple fans and tech gurus were watching the live updates from some famous IT websites.In case that you haven’t known what they disclosed in this event,just share with you guys the latest updates.

Hardware upgrades are the main part of this Apple event,another two are OSX and iOS.

1.MacBook

Apple released an upgraded line of MacBook products.Both MacBook and MacBook Air are upgraded to the latest Intel Ivy Bridge processor,capable to USB 3.0,up to 512GB SSD. Besides this,Apple also released a new generation of MacBook Air which fits the most of rumors-15.4 inch display with 2880*1800(retina display),Kepler GT650M video card,up to 768GB SSD,2 USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt ports,7-hour battery time with lighter weight and slimmer body.

Apple has started to delivered the new products from today.

2.OSX Mountain Lion

  • Reminders and Messages will be integrated with iCloud
  • Alerts service
  • Dictation-a kind of voice input and control function,but not the same as Siri
  • New Safari-combined URL and search bar;sync history and bookmarks between devices
  • Auto update and Sync in Saving mode;Auto backup when charging
  • Game Center
  • Dedicated to China market:New language inputs,new dictionary,8 new fonts,support Baidu,Tudou,Youku and popular SNS websites
  • This new version of OSX-Mountain Lion will be released in next month at US$19.99,the existing users of Snow Leopard and other latter versions could upgrade to the latest one.

3.iOS 6

It’s said to have more than 200 new features in iOS 6.The key points for me are:

  • New Apple Maps with details of traffic,accident etc;3D map and show the estimated arrival time depending on the real traffic info;Siri functional
  • Siri will have more enhanced search ability;supports more languages including Mandarin and Cantonese;It will work on new iPad
  • Facebook integration
  • Facetime by cellular network
  • Safari will support offline reading;add full screen option when portrait handling
  • New app:Passbook-integrates all digital IDs together
  • Customized to China market :Tudou,Youku,Sina Weibo etc
  • Do-Not-Disturb setting
  • The new iOS will be available in the coming fall.

If you want to see the full explanation,you could visit Apple Events to watch the video record.Have a nice day!

 

 

iPhone 4

Apple CEO Steve Jobs pushed out the new iPhone 4 in front of the media several hours ago in the WWDC.

iPhone 4 has a new high resolution screen called Retina Display which shows 960 x 640 pixels in the screen.The phone could support GSM / UMTS / HSPA(HSDPA 7.2Mbps、HSUPA 5.8Mbps)and has 5mega pixel back camera with a LED flash as well as a front camera which could be used on the new app namely ‘Facetime’ by WIFI only currently.

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