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  • WWDC 2015 preview: 5 huge announcements we expect from Apple on Monday June 8

    Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference is always chock full of announcements. We're guaranteed to see previews of the next versions of iOS and OS X--after all, that's why developers flock to San Francisco for the event. But this year, substantiated rumors are swirling around a new streaming music service, a refreshed Apple TV, and truly game-changing new iOS features.

  • 20+ iOS 8 features Apple didn't talk about

    Apple's Monday keynote at its Worldwide Developers Conference was jam-packed with information about the company's new operating systems and development tools. As such, it's no surprise that a slide entitled "iOS 8 features we didn't have time to talk about" made only a lightning-brief appearance. But we picked through that slide to find some of the intriguing new features you may not have realized were coming to iOS 8 this fall.

  • Apple doesn't need its own gadgets to dominate the smart home

    If you believe the weekend rumors, Apple will announce a connected-home platform next week at WWDC. But before you get too excited about an iThermostat and an iFridge and an iCamera watching you sleep, consider this: If Apple does get into the home-automation market, that doesn't necessarily mean it'll make smart-home gadgets of its own.

  • 12 things you may not have known about OS X Mavericks

    Though both operating systems are set to arrive this Spring (in Australia), we know a lot more about iOS 7 than we do about its Mac sibling, OS X Mavericks. But with a little digging through the keynote slides and through Apple's OS X preview website, we were able to find 12 things you may not have heard or noticed about the company's next operating system.

  • Opinion: Meet the new Apple, same as the old Apple

    Watching Apple through the lens of public perception, it would be easy to buy into the idea that the company has been under siege of late. But even if that were the case, it's clear that Apple isn't buying the hype.

  • Apple iPhone: It's all about the apps

    If there is a single message from Apple's Monday announcements, it is a simple one: Software sells hardware. Second message? Apple's iPhone has a lot of software available and the Palm Pre, Android, BlackBerry, et al, don't come close.

  • What do Snow Leopard, iPhone 3G S & its OS mean for business?

    For about two hours on Monday, a big chunk of the technology world had its eyes focused on Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco. And even with CEO Steve Jobs out on medical leave, Apple's execs managed to wow the assembled crowd and the tech-centric folks watching from afar with a wave of hardware and software unveilings.

  • Apple WWDC: Where rumors become reality

    In just six days Apple will kick off its Worldwide Developers Conference, which runs from June 8-12. The perennial Apple event is one of several vehicles the company uses to unveil new tech toys and software.