At its annual Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday, Apple touted the latest numbers for its devices, apps, and operating systems circa June 10, 2013.iOS devices sold: 600 million Percentage of iOS users using iOS 6: 93 percent Mac installations: 72 million, more than double the number from five years ago Mac sales: Have risen 100 percent over the past five years, versus just 18 percent for Windows PCs Mountain Lion sales: 28 million since its debut, making it the best-selling release of Apple's desktop OS Apps in App Store: 900,000 Number of apps geared for the iPad: … Read more
At Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference keynote, Apple CEO Tim Cook welcomed Boris Sofman on to the stage to show off a slot car demonstration. More than just a game, the slot cars, controlled by iOS, serve as a proof-of-concept for artificial intelligence technology from a new San Francisco startup named Anki.
The demonstration showed four slot cars racing around a track, using their programming to adjust speed and braking based on upcoming curves. For the game, which comes out this fall, players will be able to control individual cars via Bluetooth using an iOS device and race against AI-controlled … Read more
Apple unveiled the new Mac OS X Mavericks operating system at its Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday, showing off the ability to create tabs in the finder and tag items to aid in search.
Craig Federighi, chief of iOS and OS X, said the new system aims to extend battery life and improve responsiveness.
When saving a file, users can add tags that will show up in the finder's sidebar, which should help when searching for files, Federighi said. The tabs feature allows users to open multiple windows in different tabs and multiple displays. Users can even connect to … Read more
Apple's App Store is now home to 900,000 apps.
Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed the latest stats at the company's Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco on Monday.
Among the 900,000 apps, 90 percent of them are downloaded each month, while 375,000 of them are geared for the iPad. In total, 50 billion apps have been downloaded since the App Store opened for business. July will mark the App Store's fifth birthday.
The App Store also holds around 575 million store accounts, with Cook touting that the store has "more accounts with credit … Read more
That's three times more than Android and other mobile stores have distributed to app makers, Cook said during his keynote speech at Apple's annual developers conference. And $5 billion of the total was just from this year, he said.
"The momentum is incredible," Cook said.
Apple currently is hosting its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco. Among the expected announcements is an update to its mobile operating system and a new radio service.
Apple Stores receive more than 1 million customers per day, CEO Tim Cook revealed at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco on Monday.
The company now hosts 407 stores around the world across 14 different countries. Apple recently opened a store in Berlin, which is located in a 100-year-old building.
The first step is now complete.
Apple took its online store down in anticipation of Monday's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote. Before each press event, Apple takes its store down to update it with whatever new products it has coming. The marketplace typically comes back online just minutes after Apple's executives are done speaking.CNET's live coverage of Apple's WWDC 2013 keynote
As always, CNET will be at WWDC to capture every last moment. We'll be running a live blog as well as reporting on all latest news from the event. Be sure to check back … Read more
Soon enough, iOS 7 users will be greeted with dramatic new changes to the familiar interface, at least according to the latest details offered up by 9to5Mac.
Based on a peek at an early beta of iOS 7, 9to5Mac said it discovered the much-rumored new "flat" design adopted by Apple. A couple of mockups created by the blog site show that Apple has taken the edge off the icons that populate the home screen. Some of the icons also sport a new logo and color.Catch CNET's live coverage of Apple's WWDC 2013 keynote, Monday at 10 a.m. PT … Read more
Apple will unveil a new paint job for iOS and introduce its new iRadio music service at its Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday, forecasts Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster.
In an investors note out today, the analyst offered his predictions on what to expect from Apple as WWDC kicks off. Several reports have already pointed to a redesign for Apple's mobile OS with iOS 7, and Munster sees that as 90 percent likely.Catch CNET's live coverage of Apple's WWDC 2013 keynote, Monday at 10 a.m. PT
iOS 7 will mark the first change to iOS … Read more
Although you may not be there in person, Apple is giving you a way to watch the keynote from the comfort of your home.
Apple said Monday that it will broadcast its WWDC 2013 keynote address starting at 10 a.m. PT. To view the live stream, you'll need the Safari browser on iOS 4.2 or later on an iPhone, iPad, iPad Mini or iPod Touch; or Safari 4 or later on Mac OS X® v10.6 or later. Streaming via Apple TV, meanwhile, requires a second- or third-generation Apple TV with software 5.0.2 or … Read more