WWDC 2011

SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – June 12, 2011

SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – June 12, 2011

Last week's tech news was filled with developments from two major events---Apple's WWDC 2011 developer conference and the E3 2011 gaming conference. And so, in this week's video we're going over all the details on the Mac OS X Lion, iOS 5, and the iCloud. We also roundup all the E3 announcements from Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo. But since today is a big game day for my home team, the Dallas Mavericks, we'll just leave it at that. Go Mavs! Beat the Heat!

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 24 2011

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 24 2011

Welcome to this week's edition of the SlashGear Week in Review. This week we covered both E3 and WWDC making for a very busy week focused on Apple and gaming. WWDC was all about software with no hardware unveiled. We rounded up ten of the cool new features of Mac OSX Lion in one story, and they are cool features. A really cool and expensive custom home theater with a pirate the more surfaced early in the week. The photos are renderings that show what the theater that is under construction right now will look like.

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Real Racing 2 HD will support AirPlay full screen gaming

Real Racing 2 HD will support AirPlay full screen gaming

One of the cooler things that came out of WWDC 2011 is the Airplay mirroring of gaming content from iOS devices like the iPad 2. This will allow gamers that have games they really like on the iPad 2 to shoot those games out to the big screen in the living room for some serious gaming enjoyment. That is assuming the app in question supports full screen gaming. Otherwise, you will end up with black bars and frames on your TV screen.

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SlashGear 101: What is iCloud?

SlashGear 101: What is iCloud?

The idea that the device in your hand is a fleeting thing and that the data its accessing is now and forever will be paramount is at the forefront of Apple's thinking. Steve Jobs stood up on June 6th at an Apple keynote speech during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (aka WWDC) and showed of the company's then-brand-new service by the name of iCloud. This service is a "cloud" based service that allows you, the user, to store data for access by their Apple and non-Apple devices. This service acts as a hub for music, photos, applications, documents, eBooks (iBooks), contacts, and email and calendar data.

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Mad Catz Cyborg R.A.T. gaming mice get drivers for Mac Gamers

Mad Catz Cyborg R.A.T. gaming mice get drivers for Mac Gamers

Generally at conferences and gaming conventions all we hear about is software and new hardware for PC gamers. The world of Mac gamers might be smaller than the world of PC gamers, but there are a large number of Mac gamers that want new peripherals and games too. Mad Catz is one of the more prolific makers of peripherals and gaming gear for computer gamers and console gamers. Mad Catz made an announcement at Apple's WWDC that it would be offering drivers for its popular line of gaming mice for Mac users.

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iOS 5 May Get Nuance Voice Control Features By Launch?

iOS 5 May Get Nuance Voice Control Features By Launch?

One of the big features speculated for the iOS 5 was the incorporation of Nuance voice control features. Well, yesterday's Apple keynote made no mention of such an addition, but that doesn't mean it's definitely out of the question. Insider sources claim that the feature simply wasn't ready in time to be highlighted for WWDC 2011 and that the feature should be part of iOS 5 when it launches this fall.

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Apple WWDC 2011 Super Wrap-Up

Apple WWDC 2011 Super Wrap-Up

The Apple WWDC 2011 keynote today revealed all the details for Mac OS X Lion, iOS 5, and the iCloud as was promised. Although there was no mention about any upcoming hardware such as the iPhone 5, the event was a major step forward for the company in software. Here's all the highlights and everything you need to know about the event wrapped up in a tidy little package. Plus, you can check out the full keynote video after the cut.

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