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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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.
In this special, sponsored radio episode we’ll look at some terms around converged infrastructures and talk about how they’ve been applied in the past. Then we’ll turn to the present to see what’s changing.