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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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Siri opened the World Wide Developer Conference keynote with a brilliant stand-up routine, noting, for instance, that new versions of Android--Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean--were shipping or forthcoming, and asking: "Who names these things, Ben & Jerry?" Besides evolving her sense of humor, Siri can now launch apps, find all sorts of sports information, make restaurant reservations, find movie reviews, and more. Siri also supports many more languages (it now works in 15 countries). Apple has worked with a dozen car manufacturers to include Siri support right from the steering wheel. (Apple calls this Eyes Free.) This will be available in the next 12 months, Apple said. You can also use Siri to post Tweets and Facebook status updates. And it will now work on the newest iPad.

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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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