At yesterday’s keynote address at the Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC), Apple took about an hour and a half to show off the new products and software that we can expect this fall. For some of us, the biggest news was the new mobile operating system for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. There are so many new features coming in iOS 7 that Apple didn’t even have time to demonstrate everything. However, one new feature that was mentioned is iOS in the Car.
A new survey conducted by Pew Research Center’s Pew Internet and American Life Project revealed that, for the first time, more than a third of Americans own a tablet computing device. According to the survey 34 percent of Americans over the age of 18 now own an iPad, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Google Nexus, or Kindle Fire. This figure dwarfs last year’s 18 percent ownership percentage, showing that tablet adoption is still on the rise. When Pew bagan tracking tablet ownership in 2010, only 3 percent of the target group owned a tablet.
Though we were all disappointed that a new iPad model wasn’t revealed during yesterday’s WWDC Keynote Address, Apple finally officially announced that the release of iTunes Radio this fall. This free radio streaming service will work across platforms, including the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, as well as Macs and Apple TV.
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At today’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC), Apple announced a few new products that we can expect to see this fall. While some products were no surprise, others were not widely rumored in the tech world. Plus, some products that were rumored to be getting a big announcement today were noticeably missing from Apple’s keynote address.
Today at the Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC), Apple made a few big announcements, one of them was the complete overhaul of its mobile operating system. The updated iOS 7 is expected to launch this fall and there are a lot of new features in the future.
About a month ago, we told you about a customizable iPad case made out of 100 percent recycled cardboard. The idea is that the inexpensive case can be sketched on, painted, or decorated with decoupage. Griffin Technology has a similar idea. However, their iPad sleeve is made from 100 percent compostable material, so when you are done using it, you can throw it in your compost bin so it doesn’t take up space in our landfills.
It is very typical of Apple to close down their online store ahead of a Keynote address. However, there hasn’t been much talk of what products Apple is likely to launch. Last year, the company announced the MacBook Pro with Retina display at WWDC. This year, there has been much speculation about whether Apple will launch the iPad 5.