Here's a roundup of all the big news coming out Apple's worldwide developers conference yesterday, showing that Apple is continuing to make improvements users will love.
iOS5, Apple’s new mobile operating system for iPhones and iPads, was announced Monday at an Apple conference for developers. It’s better in many ways. Better notifications of emails, tweets, appointments, voicemail; tabbed browsing, more camera controls and better Twitter integration.
Apple, responding to Facebook, is going to use Twitter as a social Layer. It’s a huge win for Twitter.
Apple’s new operating systems for its Mac desktops and laptops gets an overhaul, including and you’ll get an appstore for Macs.
iMessage, a brand new way for iOS users to communicate with each other.
Steve Jobs detailed what iCloud will be, and it is much more than simply iTunes in the cloud. At launch, it will include nine apps with cloud components, including iTunes, Photo Stream, Storage, iBooks, Backup, App Store, and all the MobileMe apps (Contacts, Calendar, Mail). And it will be free as part of the OS, with five gigabytes of storage.
Much like its iBooks app is a store for digital books, Newsstand will be an online magazine rack where you can keep and organize all of your newspaper and magazine app subscriptions.
Apple’s iMessage system is free and easy.