Apple unveiled useful tweaks and new ideas at its Worldwide Developer Conference. Take a peek at our favorites, from MacBook Pro to iOS 6.
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Apple has improved Safari in iOS 6. The browser includes an iCloud tab, so you can save sites to the cloud and access them easily on other devices connected to iCloud. (This is also available in the Safari browser that comes with the new desktop OS, Mountain Lion.) Safari will also cache pages for offline reading. And it supports full screen landscape mode. In addition, Safari includes smart app banners--the ability to let visitors to your website know that there's an iOS app available, and take them directly to an app. This is obviously handy for developers trying to get more people to download apps, but it's also handy for users, too. Finally, you can post videos or photos to a website without leaving the browser.
Building A Mobile Business MindsetAmong 688 respondents, 46% have deployed mobile apps, with an additional 24% planning to in the next year. Soon all apps will look like mobile apps – and it's past time for those with no plans to get cracking.
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?