iOS 7 Marks the Beginning of Apple’s New Design Direction

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Apple’s highly anticipated mobile software iOS 7 was unveiled during the headline keynote event at WWDC on Monday. The keynote began with a video about Apple’s design philosophy which gave a clear indication of some drastic changes we were about to witness. iOS 7 was introduced with a video where Jony Ive, SVP of Design, shared the concept behind the … Read More

WWDC 2013 iOS 7 Live Keynote Event Video Stream Available

WWDC iOS 7 Live Keynote Event Video Stream

Apple’s WWDC 2013 keynote event will go live today at the Moscone West convention center in San Francisco. Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, will kick off the event with a keynote presentation at 10 AM Pacific Time. At this years Worldwide Developers Conference Apple will unveil iOS 7 and the next major release for OS X. A live video stream of the … Read More

New Report Confirms iRadio Launch at WWDC 2013 Keynote Event and iOS 7 Design

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Apple will unveil the new music streaming service rumored to be called iRadio at WWDC 2013 keynote event according to a new report published by The Wall Street Journal. Apple has been long rumoured to enter the music streaming business, since they acquired an online music company, LaLa in 2010.  iRadio is expected to be a free to use service … Read More

iOS 7 and OS X Banners at Moscone Suggest “Flat” Software Design

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Over the weekend the banners for iOS 7 and the next major version of OS X went up at the Moscone Center where Apple’s WWDC 2013 keynote event will be delivered. This is the first time we are getting a preview of any promotional material for iOS 7 and OS 10.9. The banner for iOS 7 shows the number 7 … Read More

iOS 7 Home Screen Image Reportedly Leaks Shows ‘Flat’ Design

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Apple’s next major mobile software release, iOS 7, is expected to receive a complete redesign of the user interface. Under the leadership of Jony Ive, the SVP of Industrial Design iOS 7 will get a “flatter” look. An image recently posted by iDownloadBlog could possibly be the home screen in iOS 7. The photo appears to be taken of an … Read More

iOS 7 to feature AirDrop Wireless File Sharing Between iOS Devices and Mac?

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According to a new report iOS 7 will feature AirDrop wireless sharing between iOS devices and OS X. AirDrop for iPhone and iPad could make file sharing between devices much easier. AirDrop has been a part of OS X Lion and was introduced to share files between Macs without the need for a WiFi network.  9to5Mac reports that AirDrop for … Read More

iOS 7 Release Date on Schedule As Apple Adds More Engineers

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iOS 7 is the next major software release for Apple’s most profitable product lineup. Following the ousting of Scott Forstall the development of Human Interface design has been handed over to Industrial Design chief, Jony Ive. It has been widely reported that under Ive iOS 7 is expected to receive a complete overhaul and feature a very flat design without … Read More

iOS 7 to Boost In-Car Integration of Apple Maps and Siri

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As iOS 7 release date nears, new details about the upcoming software update are being revealed in the blogosphere. We recently reported on iOS 7 design to be very flat and feature an overhaul of default icon sets. According to a report published by 9to5 Mac, Apple is looking to introduce tighter in-car integration in iOS 7 maps and Siri. … Read More

iOS 7 to Feature ‘Flat Design’ Under Jony Ive’s Leadership

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Apple’s next major mobile software release, iOS 7, will feature a flatter design losing artificial textures and skeuomorphism. According to a new report published by 9to5 Mac, iOS 7 is expected to introduce a complete redesign of the operating system but will continue to keep the basic functions and behaviour of the OS. Last October, Apple fired Scott Forstall and … Read More

Twitter Launches Music App, #music, For iOS and Web

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On Thursday, Twitter launched the music app that was nothing but a rumor for the past several weeks. Twitter released the app early Thursday, and called it Twitter #music, with a hashtag in the title to reflect the popular feature from the social networking site. The app integrates a number of other music streaming services such as Rdio and Spotify … Read More

Facebook Hires Apple’s Former Maps Manager Richard Williamson

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On Tuesday, Bloomberg reported that Facebook has hired Apple’s former Maps manager, Richard Williamson. Williamson was in charge of Apple’s iOS mapping team, and was fired in November after the new Maps application was released with many issues and faced intense criticism. By hiring Williamson, Facebook is expanding its mobile push and improving its iOS and Android application to reflect … Read More

USPTO Grants Apple iOS App Folders and “Jiggle Mode” UI Patent

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Apple introduced iOS app folders in iOS 4 and has had the ‘Jiggle Mode’ UI since iOS 1. On Tuesday, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office granted Apple the patent for iOS app folders and the ‘Jiggle Mode’ UI. The patent, which is listed as U.S. Patent No. 8,423,911, describes the iOS app folders as “Device, method, and graphical user interface … Read More

Verizon Increases iPhone Subsidy Wait Time to 24 Months

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With Apple’s iPhone 5S expected later this year, carriers are beginning to shift around their plans and smartphone upgrade structure to match the upcoming refresh. On Friday, Verizon reported that they will now be extending the wait time for an upgrade to 24 months, up from the current 20 months that was required. The company released details about the extension … Read More