With more than 250 new features coming to Mac OS X Lion in July, it was impossible for Apple to demonstrate them all, especially during a two-hour keynote shared by iOS 5 and the introduction of iCloud. So what are some of the features that didn’t make the cut? Why, we’re glad you asked.
In honor of WWDC, and as a nice bonus to all the Mac app developers out there, StackSocial is offering 11 essential Mac Apps worth $333 at the super-reduced value of $44. You can get the entire bundle at StackSocial's site, or you could leave a comment below letting us know what your favorite part of yesterday's keynote was to win a copy! We'll pick three winners this Friday and let you know by email if you've won. Good luck and happy commenting!
When Apple made their software announcements at WWDC today, they said that developers would be given early access to the new software. Well, they've made good on that promise by updating the Apple Dev Centers for iOS and Mac OS. This means that registered (paid!) developers can now get access to iOS 5, Mac OS X Lion, iTunes 10.5, and a new Apple TV update.
Apple made a ton of announcements at today's WWDC keynote, including the features we can look forward to from iCloud, Mac OS X Lion, and iOS 5. Of course, they could only share a few of the new features in the actual keynote due to time limitations. But fortunately, all of the features are now listed on the Apple website.
Apple seems to have busy secretly installing fancy new features onto our iOS devices. Our latest discovery is the ability to download music you're purchased from the iTunes store that you haven't synced to your iOS device.
Still got a MobileMe account? Effective today, if you had an active MobileMe account your service has been automatically extended through June 30, 2012 at no additional charge. After this, MobileMe will cease to exist.
You'll have the ability to move over your MobileMe mail, contacts, calendars and bookmarks to iCloud once it becomes available this fall. And if you purchased the MobileMe box and haven't used the activation code inside, you can get a refund for it by submitting a refund request.
Apparently Apple let a sly one come past us. The Automatic Download sections in the general preferences have been updated to include the new iCloud syncing features. You can now turn off and on music, apps, books and decide whether or not you want to automatically update over-the-air or Wi-Fi.