Apple unveiled a new app called Passbook at WWDC today. The app is designed to integrate passes and tickets from a variety of services, such as movie tickets, airline boarding passes, gifts cards, and others. It includes geo-location tracking, so when you drive by the neighborhood Starbucks your iPhone may send a push message that you still have $7.90 available to spend on your account. [Read more...]
Siri is getting smarter in iOS 6. Apple unveiled improvements to the speech recognition app at its Worldwide Developers Conference today in San Francisco. Siri can now launch apps, provide sports scores and assist in making restaurant reservations. Apple’s senior vice president of iOS software, Scott Forstall, demonstrated how users can ask Siri a sports-related question, such as “Who won the Giants game last night?” and get the answer along with game statistics. [Read more...]
Apple’s annual developer’s conference gets underway tomorrow, with another keynote address that will likely have a substantial impact on the app ecosystem. Developers, the press, and tech enthusiasts will all be watching what CEO Tim Cook unveils from the Moscone Center in San Francisco.
While there has been plenty reported about what may or may not happen, here is our wish list for what iOS 6 will bring: [Read more...]
The event, which costs developers $1,599 to attend, focuses on how developers can make their apps perform with Mac OS and iOS.
“At this year’s conference we are going to unveil the future of iOS and Mac OS,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing in a statement. “If you are an iOS or Mac OS X software developer, this is the event that you do not want to miss.” [Read more...]