WWDC 2014

Let’s Talk iOS 032: What didn’t happen at WWDC

Episode 32: Cody and Sebastien discuss some of the things that didn't happen at WWDC 2014, including iOS 8 Maps improvements, the standalone iTunes Radio app, a Passbook-inspired Healthbook app, iPad split screen multitasking, and more.

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Apple posts video of “The New Look of OS X Yosemite”


If you've already watched the WWDC 2014 keynote, then you won't see anything new here, but for those of you who haven't, Apple just published the Yosemite design video it showed last week. Titled "The New Look of OS X Yosemite," this short video puts the spotlight on Yosemite's new buttons, font type, icons, use of translucency, as well various other visual elements of OS X Yosemite.

WWDC 2014 session videos now available

Apple has always wished that it could invite more developers to attend its WWDC conference every June, but Moscone West is one of the biggest venues that it can find in the San Francisco area. Even if Apple had a larger venue, it has become increasingly difficult to secure a WWDC ticket in the first place over the past few years. This time around, Apple implemented a lottery system to determine how the tickets would be dispersed.

Fortunately, if you weren't invited to spend $1,599 on a ticket, Apple has posted a list of WWDC 2014 session videos on its website. The developer sessions cover a wide variety of topics, ranging from iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite to Xcode 6 and OpenGL. The sessions are categorized into the following tracks: Frameworks, Core OS, Tools, Media, Services, Special Events, and Graphics and Games… 

Apple shows off Chevy Spark CarPlay integration

CarPlay, Apple's in-car entertainment solution which integrates the iPhone into your car in a safe manner, is receiving some welcomed attention at the WWDC show in San Francisco.

Apple hinted at CarPlay demonstrations by parking a Ferrari inside the Moscone West building, right in front of the keynote line.

Indeed, the company is now using these vehicles to show off CarPlay integration to select members of the press. Among them is the USA Today newspaper whose reporter was able to sneak a peek on CarPlay features in a Chevy Spark.

The video is right after the jump...

Let’s Talk Jailbreak 59: iOS 8 and jailbreaking

Episode 59: A discussion about the jailbreak tweaks implemented into iOS 8, the potential of an iOS 8 jailbreak, and the future of jailbreaking after iOS 8. We also round up some of our favorite features from iOS 8 with a jailbreaking perspective.

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Let’s Talk iOS 031: WWDC 2014 recap

Episode 31: Sebastien and Cody discuss WWDC 2014's keynote along with all of the new information released. Topics include iOS 8, OS X Yosemite, and all of the major features revealed for both new highly anticipated operating systems.

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Apple posts WWDC 2014 keynote to YouTube

In case you missed it, Apple has made available a full-length video of its WWDC 2014 keynote on its official YouTube channel. "Watch as Apple previews iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite," the description reads, "all-new and more powerful than ever versions of the operating systems for iPhone, iPad, and Mac." If you would prefer to watch the two-hour keynote in other ways, read ahead…

You can now download the entire WWDC 2014 keynote

Shortly after wrapping up Monday's two-hour keynote talk, Apple made the entire presentation available for streaming through its WWDC iOS app, via the Apple TV and on its website on any Mac or Windows PC with QuickTime installed.

If you want to keep the keynote video, plan on watching it on multiple devices or just have a lousy Internet connection to stream in high-definition, you can now download the entire presentation to your computer for later watching...

iOS 8 gains intelligent Instant Hotspot feature

iPhones and iPads have long had a feature called Personal Hotspot for tethering your cellular data connection to a Mac or another device over Bluetooth, USB or Wi-Fi. To setup the personal hotspot, users had to navigate to settings and toggle on the feature. Then, the device would appear as a Wi-Fi network or under network services in settings if connected using USB… 

iOS 8 adds Handoff feature for completing tasks across multiple devices

Apple has introduced a handy new feature in iOS 8 called Handoff, which lets you start a task on one Apple device and pick up right where you left off on another. For instance, you might start composing a long email on your iPhone and sit down at your desk to finish it on your Mac later. Or perhaps you are browsing the web on your Mac, and then keep looking at the same link from your iPad… 

Apple announces 2014 Design Awards winners

Apple has selected twelve apps that it feels "combine design and technology in creative, compelling, and powerful ways" as its 2014 Design Awards winners. The company announced the winners as part of its annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco this afternoon.

The winners are as follows: Sky Guide: View Stars Night or Day, Cinemagraph Pro, Storehouse - Visual Storytelling, Monument Valley, Threes!, DEVICE 6, Blek, Leo's Fortune, Day One, Yahoo News Digest, Teachley: Addimals Adventure and PanoPerfect. Read ahead for a rundown of each app…