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Apple WWDC: 17 Cool Innovations

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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Mountain Lion will be available in July for $19.99. That's even cheaper than Lion, which set all kinds of records according to Apple (26 million copies). The upgrade (at that price) will be available to current Lion and Snow Leopard users, and free to anyone who buys a new Mac as of now. The features are well known, but Apple also announced the addition of voice dictation, Airplay mirroring support (up to 1080p resolution), and Power Nap, which keeps your Mac up to date when it's in sleep mode (that includes getting software updates, backups, queuing notifications and more). Twitter will be available at the OS level (meaning developers can build tweeting into their apps). And Gatekeeper lets users control the sources apps come from, for more security (let's hope IT administrators can somehow lock this down on behalf of users). In the next few slides, we'll detail a few other OS X features.

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moarsauce123
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moarsauce123,
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6/13/2012 | 10:36:04 AM
re: Apple WWDC: 17 Cool Innovations
Can you please stop using the world "Blitz". It is short for "Blitzkrieg", the propaganda name for multiple heinous attacks by Nazi Germany on its neighboring countries. The English language is so rich in words that you do not have to fall back on Nazi jargon to make a point. How uneducated are the folks allowed to be who write, edit, and publish such articles?
DavidB
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DavidB,
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6/13/2012 | 6:00:47 AM
re: Apple WWDC: 17 Cool Innovations
Do you know what isn't an Innovation? A really annoying slide show on a website in 2012. Come on Info Week. Stop this childish design so maybe somebody will want to read the content!
Dewm
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Dewm,
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6/12/2012 | 5:09:59 PM
re: Apple WWDC: 17 Cool Innovations
This title is a little misleading.

The only innovation I found in this article was the Passbook feature.
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