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Video of Apple's WWDC 2014 Keynote Now Available

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7 months ago

That was the most unimpressive and boring keynote I've ever watched.


That was the most unimpressive and boring comment I've ever read.
Rating: 6 Votes
7 months ago
I watched it on my Apple TV and I have to say I was Impressed. Lots of new features which make our daily lives so much easier. Loved the continuity feature!

Was hoping for some hardware release and there was none :(
Rating: 6 Votes
7 months ago
Solid, but a lot of features that android already has. Apple delivered, but failed to impress. It was ok.
Rating: 6 Votes
7 months ago
I think that Apple has done everything right with this keynote. It was all about developers and they did get plenty of stuff to be happy about, including features that might hint at coming hardware. If metal is that efficient, it could mean an Apple TV that will be really good at running games - as iOS will, it could definitely become even more a focus of gaming studios, especially in the combination of having the users that spend the most money on apps. And Craig Federighi was really great at what he was doing.

I can understand if users of one side - either iOS or OSX - aren't overwhelmed but for me using both, I loved the preview. Yes, Apple has the same problem as MS has - they cannot move extremely fast, it takes a new OS release to introduce larger updates, but I'm fine with that.
Rating: 4 Votes
7 months ago
Wasn't the most exciting keynote. A lot for developers but consumers haven't really got much to talk about: 'evolutionary' springs to mind.
Rating: 3 Votes
7 months ago
So many great features that have been available on other ecosystems for so long, it is nice to finally see them start creeping into IOS.

So cringeworthy though to see them crow over how much better IOS is over the "toxic hellstew" of Android, only to then start adopting features that have been available for years (e.g. battery usage monitor) and start cribbing from the likes of Whatsapp.

As an end user I am pleased with anything that improves my user experience, I just hate the cheap point scoring they choose to do all the time, rather than simply rising above it all and letting the software do the talking.
Rating: 3 Votes
7 months ago

Was hoping for some hardware release and there was none :(


I know right! Come on Apple! Where's that Macbook Air with Retina!?!?
Rating: 3 Votes
7 months ago

This is a developer release. From the developer perspective, this is the biggest release, dating back to the iPhone 1. (Possibly going back to 1984.) From the developer perspective, Android is dead.


Quite a bold statement you make there. Not personally sure you are correct.
Rating: 2 Votes
7 months ago
please explain to me how the following features have been on any other device:

1) answer/receive voice and send SMS through your phone (i don't mean google voice assigned phone number cuz i did that with skype before google voice was out)
2) gps track groups (i want this, friends are such sketches sometimes lol)
3) continuity (i don't mean lookin ur **** up on google docs cuz i did that with FTPs before google was even founded)
4) system level APIs (touch ID in particular)

i'm not trolling, this is a serious question. i don't want to read "i have always done this" i want to know how and see a youtube video, because when i used a galaxy note 3, i had to return it because even though the features were technically there, they were not always practical.
Rating: 2 Votes
7 months ago
2 things that made apparent that apple is kind of desperate:

they were comparing adoption rates of mavericks to windows 8. yeah, the free one has a higher adoption rate, magical, right?

and then they said kitkat is only on 9% (or so) of the android devices, while ios 7 has what, 80+%? no way! just ignore that a majority of low-end android devices are not even supposed to run newer versions.
thats like saying: hahaha, your fiat panda doesnt drive as fast as a ferrari! no ****. its not supposed to.

they had a hard time to come up with numbers that make apple look better. and the one they took are dubious at best.

and this was rather early in the keynote too.

a lot of other features... that icloud thing is just dropbox/googledrive. too late, too little.

app-integration to your share-screen is nothing new and has been in android for many years.

they really loved the eye-candy of the transparent windows.

autocomplete in safari isnt impressive.

the new spotlight is neat though.

keyboards... as an android user: yawn.

as far as metal goes: we have to see how it works in reallife situations. these benchmarks or render-videos that were shows are meaningless. could be exciting.
Rating: 2 Votes

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