The reliable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, released a new research note last week highlighting his expectations for changes to Apple’s notebook lineup at next week’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). In his note he writes that the 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro will see a slightly slimmer design, as well as an improved camera. He also writes that Apple will not be upgrading the non-Retina MacBook Pro, instead simply continuing to sell the current Ivy Bridge-based models as it seeks to phase out the non-Retina line. The MacBook Air will see a shift to dual built-in microphones. » Slimmer Retina MacBook Pro & Dual Mic MacBook Air Expected at WWDC
With iOS 7 coming closer and closer, designer Mohamed Kerroudj has created a new iOS 7 concept and this time it features a Dashboard for widgets. Apple is expected to introduce a “very flat” design with iOS 7 and has even pulled OS X engineers to help complete the new software on time. It’s highly likely that the company will unveil iOS 7 at WWDC. Check out the concept video after the break. » New iOS 7 Concept by Mohamed Kerroudj Features a Widget Dashboard
For the developers that couldn’t get their hands on a ticket for Apple’s WWDC 2013, there is an alternative called, AltWWDC. AltWWDC is a free and open alternative to Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference from June 10th-14th, 2013. Five days of talks, food, co-working, and mingling with other developers all without the bar noise. It doesn’t matter if you got a WWDC ticket or didn’t get a WWDC ticket, because the conference happens outside the conference. » AltWWDC: Free Alternative for Developers Without WWDC Tickets
Apple delivered a keynote today at the World Wide Developers Conference and introduced new MacBooks, set a launch date for OS X Mountain Lion, and previewed iOS 6. You can now experience the almost two hour long presentation yourself by watching the entire keynote via Apple’s website.
Today at the WWDC 2012, Apple announced the release date and pricing of Mountain Lion and showed some nice new features including dictation, iCloud Tabs, and Power Nap. Apple announced that Mountain Lion will be released in July for $19.99 or free for new Mac owners. Read after the break for more information about the new Mountain Lion features. » Mountain Lion Will Be Available Next Month For $19.99
Apple has put up banners referring directly to their upcoming iOS update. In the upcoming WWDC (11 June) Apple will announce iOS 6 and these banners are a little teaser. We will be online on the 11th with a live cover to keep you updated with Apple’s latest news. » iOS 6 Banners Go Up At Moscone West Ahead Of WWDC [Photos]
BGR got news from a source that Apple will be introducing a TV SDK at WWDC next week. A TV SDK would enable third-party developers to create software for Apple’s TV products. Apple also has plans to demonstrate an all new TV operating system during its WWDC keynote next week. » Apple Will Launch TV SDK At WWDC