WWDC 2012

MacBook Air refresh confirmed for Ivy Bridge

MacBook Air refresh confirmed for Ivy Bridge

Apple has just confirmed the specs for its new MacBook Air notebooks and as expected they will be sporting the latest Intel Ivy Bridge chips. The announcements are coming from the Apple's WWDC 2012 event, which is currently underway. We are covering the event live, so be sure to check out our live blog here.

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Apple confirms MacBook refresh – still have optical drives

Apple confirms MacBook refresh – still have optical drives

Apple's annual WWDC event has finally started this morning and we are ready for plenty of exciting news, and I'm sure we aren't alone here either. Right off the bat Apple's Phil Schiller has jumped straight into the Macbook Pro lineup. Confirming they have plenty of new stuff to show everyone.

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Massive App Store expansion hits WWDC 2012

Massive App Store expansion hits WWDC 2012

This week Tim Cook began at WWDC 2012 by speaking about how gigantic the iTunes App Store had become, ringing in the new season with no less than 400 million store accounts. This fact was blessed with a massive 650,000 apps on the App Store with a giant 225,000 of them made for the iPad specifically. Cook let the audience know that the 30 billionth download had been made recently from the App Store, this certainly giving the whole set of attendees a sense of confidence in the future of the ecosystem.

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WWDC 2012 Tim Cook keynote: We’re in!

WWDC 2012 Tim Cook keynote: We’re in!

This week Apple's biggest developer event of the year kicks off with the keynote we've literally just entered: Tim Cook is set to take the stage in just a few minutes and will be bringing you the whole set of announcements live and in-person. Here at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California, we're set up to bring you not only our one and only live event feed but entries all day into our [WWDC 2012 portal] for Apple news galore! We'll likely be seeing all sorts of new MacBook Pro notebooks, a brand new version of Apple's mobile operating system iOS 6, and an upgrade to several systems including the Mac Pro!

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WWDC 2012 Keynote gets pre-event Black Banner tease

WWDC 2012 Keynote gets pre-event Black Banner tease

The fabled Black Banner is back this morning at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference 2012 as we ramp up to the main event with our own live feed and stream, it likely containing that one big reveal we've been waiting for! This event is sure to be the home of a brand new version of Apple's mobile operating system iOS 6, we've seen a banner showing off what appears to be a slightly new iteration of Apple's AirPlay, and of course there's the Black Banner (photographed by @SaschaSegan) which will almost certainly be revealed during or directly after the first keynote. We expect it'll be something fabulous like a brand new MacBook Pro 2012 model or a showing of the final features of OS X Mountain Lion - let's have a peek at what's possible!

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Retina MacBook Pro specs leak: Huge SSD and huge price

Retina MacBook Pro specs leak: Huge SSD and huge price

Apple's Retina Display MacBook Pro could well be the star of the WWDC 2012 keynote in a few hours time, and rightly so if the latest leaked specifications are anything to go by. The new high-end notebook will feature SSD storage as standard, according to 9to5Mac's sources, though unsurprisingly they won't come cheap: more than $4,000 for the top-spec variant, in fact.

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Apple Store goes down: Mac hardware incoming

Apple Store goes down: Mac hardware incoming

The Apple Store has gone down for "updating" ahead of WWDC 2012, with the company believed to be restocking the shelves with new MacBook Pro, Mac Pro, MacBook Air and other models. By now traditional ahead of a significant Apple launch, the downtime would seemingly confirm longstanding speculation that WWDC won't solely be software focused but will see some new hardware arriving too.

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Apple WWDC 2012: Are we expecting too much?

Apple WWDC 2012: Are we expecting too much?

Apple's annual developer event may kick off in just a few hours time but the rumor machine has been busy for months, churning out delicious chunks of speculation and hype. A new line of slinky MacBook Pro notebooks, blistering Mac Pro desktops, great swathes of iOS 6 and even a fresh iPhone have all been tipped for the opening WWDC 2012 keynote, each with their retinue of rumor and counter-rumor. As Tim Cook's moment on stage approaches, though, it's looking more and more possible that we've built ourselves up for more disappointment.

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WWDC 2012 almost here: We’ll be liveblogging the keynote!

WWDC 2012 almost here: We’ll be liveblogging the keynote!

Apple's annual developer event, WWDC 2012, is almost upon us, with the company's big keynote set to begin at 10AM PST tomorrow, Monday June 11. SlashGear will be liveblogging the whole presentation, where we're expecting to see iOS 6 previewed, a new range of desktop and mobile Macs including the much-anticipated 2012 MacBook Pro refresh, and some other juicy tidbits.

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WWDC 2012: What’s not there is more interesting

WWDC 2012: What’s not there is more interesting

Rumors ahead of Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference 2012 (WWDC 2012) are flying thick and fast, with speculation, leaks and rumors all mounting as to what Tim Cook & Co. will reveal in the opening keynote. Apple puts on a good show, that's for certain, but it's sometimes more interesting to look at what doesn't make it to the stage than what products and services get their moment under the spotlight. Could this be the inflexion point for some old favorites, and how do the pre-show whispers fit in?

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Banner confirms iOS 6 for WWDC at Moscone West

Banner confirms iOS 6 for WWDC at Moscone West

As if we didn't know this was coming already, we can now safely confirm that Apple's upcoming iOS 6 will be a large part of WWDC next week. Apple has apparently put up a few large banners directly referring to iOS 6, and even gives us a look at the new logo too. This might not be a surprise, but it's nice to know for sure.

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Apple TV SDK for third-party apps tipped for WWDC 2012

Apple TV SDK for third-party apps tipped for WWDC 2012

An Apple TV SDK allowing third-party developers to create official software for the set-top box is tipped to be on the agenda for WWDC 2012 next week, putting apps on your big-screen TV. The new developer toolkit, reported by BGR's source, would presumably open the door to the App Store on the Apple TV, something long requested by owners.

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