Today at the Apple Worldwide Developer Conference numerous great announcements were made
The next release of OS X will be called Mavericks
What are some of the new features?
Now in Finder there are Tabs
You can create categories for your Files to easy find and group
Multiple Display Support and you can use Apple TV as a Display
You also have a Longer Battery Life with AppNap. Talking about Battery Life now on the 11” Air we go from 5 hours to 9 hours and on the 13” we go from 7 hours to 12. This means longer computing without plugs.
Now there is iCloud Keychain which can store passwords / credit cards and all your information and can sync to your MAC / iPhone / iPad
Now you can also receive Push Notifications for Apps
Send Maps to your iPhone for directions
iBooks will now be available on your MAC
Now there will be a new Airport Extreme / Time Capsule which will feature 802.11ac
A New Desktop will be coming called MAC Pro and it looks amazing
Now you will be be able to use iWork in the Cloud right from the web from any interface
Lucky 7 the next version will be IOS 7
What is one of the differences between iPhone and Android? Version Fragmentation that means there are numerous versions of Android and some you can’t even use on your older device.
IOS 7 now will have multiple pages so you are no longer limited to just put a few apps in a folder.
Notification Center will now be available without having to unlock your device
Control Center gives you quick access to Bluetooth / Wi-Fi / Airplane Mode as well as a Flashlight
The Photos App now groups pictures to Moments so no more clutter
AppStore now you can look for Apps based on location or for the parents out there by Age Group.
Now remember the numbers you see on those apps that need updating. No More they will update automatically.
Notification Sync – Don’t you hate when you have a reminder on your iPhone and you dismiss it and then you go to your iPad and you have to dismiss the same thing again. Well NO More.
Now if you lose your iPhone and it gets wiped they cannot use it as it will have an Activation Lock where only you can access using your iCloud username / password.