Apple unveiled useful tweaks and new ideas at its Worldwide Developer Conference. Take a peek at our favorites, from MacBook Pro to iOS 6.
12 of 18
This bit of news was unexpected. Apple has created a central location to store and manage passes and tickets--say for flights, or drinks (think Starbucks and other retailers that offer digital-based shopping certificates and coupons). Apple demonstrated a real-time update to a mobile boarding pass when the flight's gate had changed. Passbook even works from the lock screen and sends notifications. All of this acts as a handy way to manage all of these in-app items. And Apple has given developers the tools to integrate Passbook into their applications.
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.