Apple WWDC Visual Tour: First Look At iCloud, Lion, iOS 5, And More
Fresh from Apple's WWDC event, see images and details on Apple's iCloud service, Lion OS, iOS 5 for iPhone and iPad and other goodies unveiled by Steve Jobs. InformationWeek.com's Fritz Nelson brings you the latest from the company known for design style as much as substance.
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Next up for Lion OS: Full screen applications, which will become the standard method for developers. With a swipe gesture, users can return to the desktop, and then switch back to your full screen application. The standard Apple apps(Safari, Garage Band, iPhoto, etc.) will be full screen out of the box. Via Mission Control, everything is presented in a unified single view. All of your Spaces sit on the top of the screen, and it includes one just for your Dashboard widgets.
InformationWeek Elite 100Our data shows these innovators using digital technology in two key areas: providing better products and cutting costs. Almost half of them expect to introduce a new IT-led product this year, and 46% are using technology to make business processes more efficient.
The UC Infrastructure TrapWorries about subpar networks tanking unified communications programs could be valid: Thirty-one percent of respondents have rolled capabilities out to less than 10% of users vs. 21% delivering UC to 76% or more. Is low uptake a result of strained infrastructures delivering poor performance?