Apple WWDC 2014

Apple WWDC 2014

Apple has ended its keynote address for its annual Worldwide Developers Conference where details of iOS 8 and OS X 10.10 Yosemite are unveiled. You can watch the 2 hours long video streaming at Apple website

WWDC is a week long event where app developers learn in advanced new technologies to prepare their apps for the next-generation iOS and OS X. You can download the accompanied WWDC app where you can follow the schedule and watch session videos.

Although iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite will be released only this fall, WWDC has unveiled much details on new features for developers as well as for end users. iOS 8 is a refinement to iOS 7, where else OS X Yosemite has a redesigned user interface with a polished look resembling that of iOS 7.

Apple has announced device support for iOS 8 which has the same list as iOS 7 except for iPhone 4. iOS 8 is compatible with iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPod touch 5th generation, iPad 2, iPad with Retina display, iPad mini, iPad mini with Retina display and iPad Air.

Apple has also reduced the pricing for iCloud although there is no announcement when will it be effective. The first 5GB remains free. 20GB is at $0.99 per month and 200GB at $3.99 per month.

There are more details about what’s new in iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite and we will cover them in future posts.