Video of WWDC 2012 Keynote Now Available

Roughly an hour after the end of the keynote at its Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple has posted a video of the event on its website. The Keynote should be made available soon on Apple's YouTube channel, as well as its Apple Keynotes Podcast on the iTunes Store. [Podcast links: Keynotes, Keynotes in HD, Keynotes in 1080p HD]

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Apple did not broadcast the keynote live, so the video is an opportunity for viewers to see the introduction of OS X Mountain Lion, iOS 6, the new Retina display-equipped MacBook Pro, and Apple's new Maps app.

Other WWDC 2012 Keynote highlights:

- Apple Introduces MacBook Pro with 15.4" Retina Display
- New 'Maps' App With Turn-by-Turn Navigation, Real-Time Traffic, 3D Maps
- iOS 6 Comes with Siri Improvements, Facebook Integration, New Maps App, Passbook
- Mountain Lion Features Dictation, iCloud Tabs, and 'Power Nap'
- Apple Updates MacBook Pro and MacBook Air Models

- Apple Offers Minor Bump to Mac Pro Line, No Thunderbolt
- Apple Quietly Discontinues MacBook Pro 17"
- Apple Introduces Redesigned AirPort Express
- Apple Offers New $49 Smart Case for iPad

Top Rated Comments

CrAkD Avatar
112 months ago
the opening siri video was pretty funny haha.
Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jayfehr Avatar
112 months ago

So lets see...an average consumer's thoughts

iOS.
-Facebook update - Horrid. Most people despise facebook these days
-Siri - Cool little things, but they are missing the big thing - its not very functional
-Maps - Only Bright light, but..wait for it..GASP...Android still has better maps
-Passbook - Could bring security issues...may be cool...Who knows
Could easily be done in a simple update. 5.4? 5.5?

Overall -3/10

Macbooks
-Slightly better MBA and MBP - Yawn..Think about it. Most people won't notice the difference. Its miniscule.
-New Retina MBP - Fantastic...but wait... 2200 for base model? What? Apple is known to be overpriced but holy ... Wait until Windows Fanboys bash this price. Anyways, good machine but still too expensive. Should replace the 15 inch MBP IMO.

Overall - 4/10

WWDC presentation as a whole - 7/10...only highlight was that it was a good presentation.


This my friends is a great example of a troll. Please don't respond to him.
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
MacReloaded Avatar
112 months ago
Phil Schiller's microphone is very annoying.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
adcx64 Avatar
112 months ago
I'm really happy with this years conference!
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
LagunaSol Avatar
112 months ago

Wait until Windows Fanboys bash this price.


Zzzzz...Windows fanboys bash anything that's over $400 and isn't made of cheap plastic.

Who cares what they think?
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
bookwormsy Avatar
112 months ago

So lets see...an average consumer's thoughts

iOS.
-Facebook update - Horrid. Most people despise facebook these days
-Siri - Cool little things, but they are missing the big thing - its not very functional
-Maps - Only Bright light, but..wait for it..GASP...Android still has better maps
-Passbook - Could bring security issues...may be cool...Who knows
Could easily be done in a simple update. 5.4? 5.5?

Overall -3/10

Macbooks
-Slightly better MBA and MBP - Yawn..Think about it. Most people won't notice the difference. Its miniscule.
-New Retina MBP - Fantastic...but wait... 2200 for base model? What? Apple is known to be overpriced but holy ... Wait until Windows Fanboys bash this price. Anyways, good machine but still too expensive. Should replace the 15 inch MBP IMO.

Overall - 4/10

WWDC presentation as a whole - 7/10...only highlight was that it was a good presentation.


I'm going to regret feeding the troll, but here's what I disagree with:

Facebook: Where are you getting this? Most of the people I know use Facebook exclusively, and the ones that don't use both Facebook and Twitter.

Siri: Its a huge improvement. After the ability to launch apps, the only thing it really needs is the ability to change settings.

Maps: How is Google Maps that much better? Apple now has turn by turn directions, so that advantage is gone.

Retina Macbook: I specced out a similar machine: the HP Spectre. For a worse display and lack of a dedicated GPU, the new Macbook is only 100 bucks more expensive. The new macbook has the fantastic display (which is probably the most expensive part of the computer), and only has SSDs as options. Its really not a bad deal.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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