WWDC 2012 Keynote liveblog

iMore is LIVE at the WWDC Keynote kicking things off at 10am PDT / 1pm EDT / 6pm BST, and bringing you back all the iOS 6, iCloud, and Mac action! Apple WILL NOT be streaming the event, but we'll bring you up-to-the minute photos and play-by-play of all the action, along with commentary and analysis.

12:30 Leanna Lofte: 30 min before Keynote begins! Rene and Seth should be heading in the room soon. I'm holding up the fort at Starbucks :)

12:31 Leanna Lofte: We'll let a few comments through before the it starts, but after 10a, none will. We want it to be easy for people to follow.

12:31 Comment From Diego Ok, thank you very much. I'm following you from Argentina...

12:31 Comment From Ben Can't wait!

12:31 Comment From RamboMan Any idea if they will announce that Siri will actually work on iOS6?

12:31 Leanna Lofte: Works great for me on iOS 5 :P

12:32 Comment From Drie Lim Very Excited here... following from the Philippines

12:32 Comment From Clarkieboy I'm following you from UK

12:32 Comment From Chris watching from Erie, PA. Can't wait!

12:32 Comment From Hype Will there be a video of teh keynote?

12:32 Leanna Lofte: Probably an hour or so after it's over, yes.

12:32 Comment From sspchk watching from Munich, Germany!

12:33 Comment From Nabil I just want to know if I should buy another 4S, or wait! (Smart answer is always wait, but I've got a hankering for new hardware.)

12:33 Leanna Lofte: There won't be a device announcement today

12:33 Comment From Guest When will the event start? Following from saudi arabia

12:33 Leanna Lofte: 10a pacific time

12:33 Comment From Guest Siri works great for me too on iOS5

12:33 Comment From Guest So when do you think they will release iOS6?

12:33 Leanna Lofte: Fall

12:33 Comment From Dominic No video right?

12:33 Leanna Lofte: Nope :(

12:34 Comment From Nick Keeping tabs from KC, MO. Thanks for keeping track of things for us!

12:34 Comment From Wiss From Spain here ;)

12:35 Comment From Bazinga Following from India!

12:35 Comment From Tony Following from Washington state!

12:35 Comment From Brian Here in San Diego CA!

12:35 Comment From Alle Following from NYC

12:35 Comment From Oscar Following from Colombia :D

12:35 Comment From Jan Hjordie From Denmark here ;-) And want a new MacBook Air ;-)

12:36 Comment From Ken Zerba Following from Denver CO

12:36 Leanna Lofte: Woot! I just moved away from Denver!

12:37 Leanna Lofte: DU grad here

12:37 Comment From Shane Sweden present!

12:37 Comment From Vladimir From Ottawa, Canada

12:37 Comment From James From England! Watching game

12:37 Comment From Jason Following from Memphis, TN

12:37 Comment From Michael will this liveblog also have photos?

12:37 Leanna Lofte: YES!

12:37 Comment From rey following from Alexandria, VA

12:37 Comment From Kenny Following from Moonachie, NJ

12:37 Comment From Allen Weird my questions aren't Showing up

12:37 Leanna Lofte: Not letting them all through :P

12:37 Comment From James They need to be approved I think

12:38 Leanna Lofte: Yep. If we let all through, it'd be too hard to follow. Again, after event starts, none will be let through

12:38 Comment From James Leanna, is kickoff at 6? (22 mins)?

12:38 Leanna Lofte: 10am Pacific Time

12:39 Leanna Lofte: I think Rene will be here in a moment. Live inside!

12:40 Seth Clifford: GREETINGS PROGRAMS!

12:41 Leanna Lofte: Woot!

12:41 Seth Clifford: Just sat down, room is filling up

12:41 Leanna Lofte: How close are you guys?

12:42 Seth Clifford: mid-section with a lot of legroom (on purpose)

12:42 Leanna Lofte: Awesome!

12:42 Comment From James Seth, are you able to do photos?

12:42 Leanna Lofte: Yes. He'll be doing photos :)

12:42 Seth Clifford: Rene will be shooting photos while I type

12:42 Ally Kazmucha: Here

12:43 Leanna Lofte: Sweet

12:43 Comment From John b Hello Seth

12:43 Seth Clifford: Hey Ally

12:43 Seth Clifford: Hey John

12:43 Rene Ritchie: Hey everyone! We're in, and we have MUSIC!

12:44 Leanna Lofte: I'm tethering with Verizon iPad LTE iPad. Seems to be holding up great.

12:44 Comment From Hype Hey Seth, Will you guys be doing a podcast? Love the show!

12:44 Leanna Lofte: Yes. We'll be podcasting this week.

12:44 Seth Clifford: We're going to try to do one later yes

12:44 Comment From MIKE K DO YOU THINK WERE GONNA SEE THE NEW I-PHONE 5??????

12:44 Leanna Lofte: No.

12:44 Comment From Bubbles Seth are they serving rum n coke?

12:45 Seth Clifford: Sadly, no.

12:46 Comment From AndyG why is Leanna at Starbucks and not at the keynote??

12:46 Leanna Lofte: I'm too poor to buy a $1500 ticket :P

12:46 Comment From Ryan I thought I saw that Apple wasn't allowing legit live blogging of the event

12:46 Leanna Lofte: The don't allow video

12:49 Comment From Zane How soon after the event will Apple post a video?

12:49 Leanna Lofte: By the end of the day. Probably sooner.

12:49 Ally Kazmucha: and iTunes version will follow for download probably late tonight, early tomorrow.

12:52 Comment From John I feel like a 6 year old at xmas... GL iMore crew... Thanks for the coverage...

12:52 Comment From George Is everything being revealed in the keynote? What happens during the rest of the week?

12:53 Leanna Lofte: Yes. Rest of the week is sessions for developers.

12:55 Comment From Guest Thanks iMore for the coverage

12:55 Comment From Samantha Yes, thank-you so much for the live coverage. It's so appreciated!

12:55 Comment From Hassaan no new iPhone today?

12:55 Leanna Lofte: no.

12:56 Comment From Jeremy Cai do you think we should see IOS 6 being pushed immediately after WWDC?

12:56 Leanna Lofte: Beta. Yes. To the public? Not till Fall.

12:56 Comment From Phil I have a shot glass next to me, so every time I hear the words magical I will take a shot. Any other words I should throw in?

12:56 Leanna Lofte: revolutionary

12:56 Seth Clifford: Am I here?

12:57 Leanna Lofte: yes. Hi Seth!

12:57 Comment From Mike Eh just pay $10 for dev access...i did it for iOS 5 beta

12:57 Seth Clifford: Holy crap! networking nightmare!

12:57 Leanna Lofte: No. Don't' do this. Horrible idea. DON"T DO IT!

12:58 Seth Clifford: Ok, I think we're ready

12:58 Ally Kazmucha: Dev access is $99, not $10

12:58 Leanna Lofte: 1 minute!

12:59 Seth Clifford: If we stop talking for a while, you'll know why... :(

12:59 Rene Ritchie: Back! Wow, literally everything is failing!

12:59 Seth Clifford: All the things!

12:59 Leanna Lofte: :(

1:00 Seth Clifford: Here we go l

1:00 Seth Clifford: lights dimming

1:00 Leanna Lofte: 10a!

1:00 Seth Clifford: screens are lit

1:00 Phil Nickinson: (Excitement!)

1:00 Seth Clifford: Siri welcoming us to WWDC with a warm up

1:00 Rene Ritchie: We're starting!

1:00 Seth Clifford: joke

1:01 Seth Clifford: Siri making VC jokes to all the devs

1:01 Rene Ritchie: Sir is on a roll.

1:01 Seth Clifford: how many devs does it take to change a lightbulb?

1:01 Seth Clifford: "none, that's a hardware problem"

1:01 Rene Ritchie: Any of you guys working with Icecream sandwhich or Jellybean. Who's making up thiese names, Ben and Jerry?

1:01 Seth Clifford: Siri killing it

1:02 Rene Ritchie: I'm looking forward to the next Samsung Not the phone. The refrigerator.

1:02 Seth Clifford: "remember - you guys rock"

1:02 Seth Clifford: tim is out!

1:02 Rene Ritchie: iPad playing piano music. Siri, is emotional. Have a good WWDC.

1:03 Rene Ritchie: Tim Cook on stage

1:03 Rene Ritchie: Wow, iPad really crushed. Straight from CPU - iPad, can you slow it down a bit?

1:03 Seth Clifford: Tim: this is the 23rd WWDC

1:03 Rene Ritchie: http://cdn.tipb.com/images/stories//2012/06/WWDC2012-080.jpg

1:03 Seth Clifford: sold out in 1 hr 43 minutes

1:03 Seth Clifford: Tim talking about sessions, labs, etc.

1:04 Phil Nickinson:

1:04 Seth Clifford: Getting started with the App Store

1:04 Seth Clifford: most vibrant ecosystem on planet, over 400 million accts on the app store

1:05 Seth Clifford: 650,000 apps in the store

1:05 Seth Clifford: 225,000 of these apps are specifically designed for iPad

1:05 Seth Clifford: new milestone of the app store: 30 billion app downloads

1:05 Seth Clifford: Wow!

1:06 Seth Clifford: devs have been paid over 5bil to date

1:06 Seth Clifford: store operates in over 120 countries around the world, 32 more coming soon

1:06 Seth Clifford: "blow away numbers"

1:07 Seth Clifford: nothing makes us happier than to see 100s of 1000s of devs around the world using our hardware and software to share their ideas

1:07 Seth Clifford: video coming up

1:08 Seth Clifford: (video playing)

1:09 Seth Clifford: a blind app user is talking about how GPS apps help him navigate his world

1:10 Seth Clifford: kids in school, learning with apps

1:10 Seth Clifford: 3D medical apps bringing new ways to learn into the classroom

1:10 Seth Clifford: talking about the power of this technology

1:11 Seth Clifford: owners of a treehouse hotel, talking about AirBNB

1:11 Seth Clifford: yes, a treehouse

1:12 Seth Clifford: (you'll see the video later :P)

1:12 Seth Clifford: founder of airbnb talking about sharing stories, through travel

1:13 Seth Clifford: mother of a special needs child talking about how her child embraces the iPad as a communication tool

1:14 Leanna Lofte: emotional I'm assuming

1:14 Seth Clifford: (as an aside, if I drop off posting for a second, I'm just switching devices)

1:14 Seth Clifford: yes, emotional, indeed

1:14 Seth Clifford: individual users, thanking iPad

1:15 Seth Clifford: for all the amazing apps

1:15 Seth Clifford: (and iPhone)

1:15 Seth Clifford: (video over)

1:15 Seth Clifford: (applause)

1:15 Seth Clifford: Tim back out

1:15 Seth Clifford: "a great reminder of what it's all about"

1:15 Seth Clifford: "and why we do what we do"

1:15 Seth Clifford: Thanks to all the developers

1:16 Seth Clifford: announcing exciting new changes in the notebook lineup

1:16 Seth Clifford: and huge advances in iOS and OS X

1:16 Seth Clifford: here we go

1:16 Seth Clifford: Here comes Schiller

1:16 Seth Clifford: Phil is out

1:17 Rene Ritchie: Schiller

1:17 Seth Clifford: talking about MacBook line

1:17 Rene Ritchie: http://cdn.tipb.com/images/stories//2012/06/WWDC2012-080.jpg

1:17 Seth Clifford: MacBook Air up first

1:17 Seth Clifford: thin, light, capable, everyone's trying to copy it

1:18 Seth Clifford: updates - latest processors - new generation Intel Core procs - ivy bridge

1:18 Seth Clifford: up to 2.0 dual core i7

1:18 Rene Ritchie: http://cdn.tipb.com/images/stories//2012/06/WWDC2012-079.jpg

1:18 Seth Clifford: 60% faster graphics

1:18 Seth Clifford: even more flash storage now

1:18 Seth Clifford: up to 512 gb in MBA

1:18 Seth Clifford: huge!

1:19 Seth Clifford: up to 500MBps read speed!

1:19 Seth Clifford: I/O updated - USB3!

1:19 Seth Clifford: up to 10x faster than USB 2

1:19 Seth Clifford: USB 3 and 2 support built into one port

1:20 Seth Clifford: updated FaceTime cam

1:20 Seth Clifford: 720p cam

1:20 Phil Nickinson:

1:20 Seth Clifford: showing configs on screen now

1:20 Seth Clifford: $100 less expensive at 11" and upgraded

1:20 Seth Clifford: $999/1099

1:21 Seth Clifford: starts shipping today

1:21 Seth Clifford: (13" is updated too, missed the prices - sorry!)

1:21 Seth Clifford: MBP updates now

1:21 Seth Clifford: ivy bridge, up to 2.7 ghz, faster memory, faster graphics

1:22 Seth Clifford: new discrete graphics architecture

1:22 Seth Clifford: up to 1gb video memory, up to 60% faster than discrete graphics

1:22 Seth Clifford: all USB 3/2 as well

1:22 Seth Clifford: 13" - $1199/1499, upgrades across the board

1:23 Seth Clifford: 15" - $1799/2199

1:23 Seth Clifford: ships today as well

1:23 Seth Clifford: faster, well, pretty much everything

1:23 Seth Clifford: better, faster, more more more :)

1:23 Seth Clifford: what's next?

1:24 Seth Clifford: a special laptop!

1:24 Seth Clifford: oh man...

1:24 Seth Clifford: with the MBA, engineers did something really special

1:24 Leanna Lofte: http://cdn.tipb.com/images/stories//2012/06/WWDC2012-082.jpg

1:24 Seth Clifford: bold choices make for new bold products - next generation MacBook Pro!

1:25 Phil Nickinson:

1:25 Seth Clifford: key ideas - killer new display!

1:25 Seth Clifford: new tech, tossing legacy tech

1:25 Seth Clifford: revealed... !

1:25 Seth Clifford: super thin!

1:25 Seth Clifford: gorgeous new display!

1:26 Seth Clifford: turning laptop to the side - amazingly thin

1:26 Seth Clifford: (pic incoming)

1:26 Seth Clifford: thinner than Phil's finger

1:26 Phil Nickinson: (Whose finger?)

1:26 Phil Nickinson: (Oh. That Phil. Carry on.)

1:27 Seth Clifford: not you, Phil haha (the other Phil)

1:27 Leanna Lofte: http://cdn.tipb.com/images/stories//2012/06/WWDC2012-0891.jpg

1:27 Seth Clifford: 0.71 inches thin

1:27 Seth Clifford: pretty impressive

1:27 Phil Nickinson:

1:27 Seth Clifford: 1/4 thinner than existing - about as thin as the MBA - about 4.5 pounds

1:27 Seth Clifford: retina display!!!

1:28 Seth Clifford: it's official

1:28 Seth Clifford: 15.4" across, pixel density of 2,800x1,800

1:28 Seth Clifford: 4x the number of pixels - 220ppi

1:28 Seth Clifford: 5,184,000 pixels!

1:29 Seth Clifford: incredible quality, higher contrats ratios, deeper blacks, reduced glare by up to 75%!

1:29 Seth Clifford: wow. that's big.

1:29 Phil Nickinson: (How horrible are normal web pages going to look?)

1:29 Seth Clifford: ships with Lion, which has been optimized for the new display

1:29 Seth Clifford: (absolutely awful, Phil. Just awful)

1:29 Phil Nickinson: (Cause that's a ridiculous -- and ridiculously awesome number of pixels)

1:30 Seth Clifford: included apps, and pro apps are updated too - major Aperture update

1:30 Seth Clifford: final cut pro x updated as well

1:30 Phil Nickinson:

1:30 Seth Clifford: video area on top right is 100% pixel for pixel 1080 video

1:30 Seth Clifford: yikes

1:31 Seth Clifford: apps need to be updated, pixel doubling will work temporarily, have been working with key developers

1:31 Seth Clifford: adobe photoshop

1:31 Leanna Lofte:

1:31 Seth Clifford: autodesk/autoCAD

1:32 Seth Clifford: games updated too - Diablo III

1:32 Seth Clifford: everything inside the new MBP has been reinvented too

1:32 Seth Clifford: "the bottom of our computer is prettier than anyone else's top"

1:32 Seth Clifford: heh

1:32 Seth Clifford: HUUUGE battery inside

1:33 Seth Clifford: to drive retina display

1:33 Seth Clifford: fastest procs available - quad core i7 up to 2.7 ghz, configure with up to 16gb of memory (whoa)

1:33 Seth Clifford: fastest graphics - kepler architecture

1:33 Leanna Lofte:

1:33 Seth Clifford: flash storage inside - configure up to 750gb SSD!

1:34 Seth Clifford: incredible machine. really incredible.

1:34 Seth Clifford: up to 7 hours of battery life

1:34 Seth Clifford: with all that stuff. nice!

1:34 Seth Clifford: HDMI built in now, USB 3/2, SD Card, magsafe 2 - even thnner - two thunderbolt ports

1:35 Seth Clifford: talking about external flash RAID drives getting insane speeds thru thunderbolt

1:35 Leanna Lofte:

1:35 Leanna Lofte:

1:35 Seth Clifford: legacy tech supported over TB too - thunderbolt firewire adapters and gigabit ethernet

1:36 Seth Clifford: bluetooth 4.0, 802.11 n

1:36 Leanna Lofte:

1:36 Leanna Lofte:

1:36 Seth Clifford: facetime HD, dual microphones, best stereo speakers

1:36 Seth Clifford: (video coming up - video playing)

1:36 Seth Clifford: jony ive talking :)

1:36 Leanna Lofte:

1:36 Seth Clifford: about starting again

1:37 Seth Clifford: mansfield talking about opening up new world of hardware design

1:37 Seth Clifford: "the very best computer we've ever built"

1:37 Leanna Lofte:

1:37 Seth Clifford: talking about retina again (3mil more pixels than an HD tv)

1:38 Seth Clifford: all flash architecture key to performance

1:38 Leanna Lofte:

1:38 Seth Clifford: talking about all the nice new guts, all the stuff Phil just went through

1:38 Leanna Lofte:

1:38 Seth Clifford: 0.71 in thin, 4.46 lbs

1:39 Seth Clifford: display layers built into unibody construction, flattening the screen

1:40 Leanna Lofte: I wish Jony Ive would talk on stage and not just to video

1:40 Seth Clifford: quieter fans - asymmetric blades mean less fan noise

1:41 Seth Clifford: federighi talking software now

1:41 Seth Clifford: (still in the video)

1:41 Seth Clifford: talking Aperture, final cut pro x

1:41 Leanna Lofte:

1:42 Seth Clifford: designing the very best computer for today - and the future

1:42 Seth Clifford: (video over - applause)

1:42 Seth Clifford: Phil back - to talk configs

1:42 Seth Clifford: starting at $2199 15" retina display, 8gb ram, 256 ssd

1:42 Seth Clifford: 2.3 quad-core i7

1:43 Seth Clifford: showing environmental checklist

1:43 Leanna Lofte:

1:43 Seth Clifford: hitting all the right notes - fewer toxics, aluminum, energy star, etc.

1:43 Seth Clifford: starts shipping today!

1:43 Seth Clifford: "it is the future."

1:44 Seth Clifford: simply the best computer we've ever made - YET no 17"!

1:44 Seth Clifford: (rene noticed)

1:44 Seth Clifford: federighi is out to talk OS X

1:44 Seth Clifford: 66 million Mac users - triple 5 years ago

1:44 Leanna Lofte: 17" is too big :P

1:45 Leanna Lofte:

1:45 Seth Clifford: 26 million copies of Lion shipped to date - best selling release ever - 40% of all users are running Lion (in 9 months)

1:45 Seth Clifford: one year later - mountain lion

1:45 Seth Clifford: over 200 new features talking about 8

1:46 Seth Clifford: first - iCloud

1:46 Seth Clifford: 125 million registered users

1:46 Seth Clifford: support built into ML

1:46 Seth Clifford: tighter integration across devices now

1:46 Seth Clifford: three new apps optimized for iCloud - Messages, Reminders, Notes

1:46 Seth Clifford: integration for documents - "Documents in the Cloud"

1:47 Seth Clifford: launch Pages, opens document library of all in iCloud

1:47 Seth Clifford: updated across iOS and Macs

1:47 Leanna Lofte: about time

1:48 Seth Clifford: Pages, Numbers, Keynote, Text Edit, Preview + SDK for devs to add this feature

1:48 Seth Clifford: (demo time)

1:48 Seth Clifford: showing new Reminders app

1:48 Seth Clifford: multi-touch gestures, location based reminders just like iOS

1:48 Seth Clifford: showing Notes

1:49 Seth Clifford: same as iOS

1:49 Seth Clifford: now showing Messages

1:49 Seth Clifford: talking about starting conversations on iOS, completing them on Mac

1:50 Seth Clifford: HD video support

1:50 Seth Clifford: on to Documents in the Cloud

1:50 Seth Clifford: launch an individual app, the docs you can access are shown to you in the doc picker

1:50 Seth Clifford: want a new one? drag it in, now it's on all your devices

1:51 Seth Clifford: making changes on Pages in iPhone, Mac updates automatically!

1:51 Seth Clifford: pretty cool

1:51 Seth Clifford: on to notification center

1:52 Seth Clifford: pop ups are now banners and alerts

1:52 Seth Clifford: (someone say Growl is getting sherlocked now)

1:52 Seth Clifford: slides in, slides out

1:53 Seth Clifford: dictation!

1:53 Seth Clifford: talk to your mac, let it do the typing for you - works everywhere

1:53 Seth Clifford: web pages, 3rd party apps - all over

1:53 Seth Clifford: sharing - share button on toolbar, options presented like iOS

1:54 Seth Clifford: sharing built in across system in every app

1:54 Leanna Lofte:

1:54 Seth Clifford: support for services like twitter built right into the OS in sys prefs

1:54 Leanna Lofte:

1:54 Seth Clifford: new safari

1:54 Leanna Lofte:

1:54 Seth Clifford: fastest javascript engine of any browser on the planet

1:55 Leanna Lofte:

1:55 Seth Clifford: address bar now shows search suggestions

1:55 Leanna Lofte:

1:55 Leanna Lofte:

1:55 Leanna Lofte:

1:55 Seth Clifford: new feature - iCloud tabs - click a button on a toolbar, see all the pages opened across all devices

1:55 Seth Clifford: nice

1:55 Leanna Lofte:

1:55 Leanna Lofte:

1:56 Seth Clifford: new tab view - use gestures to navigate tabs (demo)

1:56 Leanna Lofte:

1:56 Leanna Lofte:

1:56 Leanna Lofte:

1:56 Leanna Lofte:

1:57 Leanna Lofte:

1:57 Seth Clifford: showing all the stuff he just went through - search bar, iCloud tabs, etc.

1:57 Seth Clifford: (pics are a little behind, sorry guys!)

1:57 Seth Clifford: new tab view is like giant iOS safari tabs - see all tabs visually, back and forth

1:58 Seth Clifford: showing sharing, and in full-screen apps too

1:58 Leanna Lofte:

1:58 Leanna Lofte:

1:59 Seth Clifford: notification center in full screen works nicely

1:59 Seth Clifford: notifications are supported from web services like twitter too

1:59 Leanna Lofte:

1:59 Seth Clifford: quick tweet and facebook posting from notification center!

2:00 Seth Clifford: (demo over)

2:00 Seth Clifford: new tech: power nap

2:00 Seth Clifford: when your Mac is not being used (asleep), fetches email and calendar, photo stream while you're away

2:01 Seth Clifford: backs itself up to time capsule, downloads app updates and software updates automatically

2:01 Leanna Lofte:

2:01 Seth Clifford: entirely silent, no fans spinning up, compatible with current MBAs and new MBP

2:01 Seth Clifford: next up: airplay mirroring

2:01 Seth Clifford: go to menu bar, find apple tv, select one, mirroring in 1080p res

2:02 Leanna Lofte:

2:02 Seth Clifford: also sends audio to airplay enabled stereos and speakers

2:02 Seth Clifford: last up: game center

2:02 Seth Clifford: coming from iOS to the mac

2:02 Leanna Lofte:

2:02 Seth Clifford: use same game center account, track all your play, achievements, across your devices

2:03 Seth Clifford: supports both turn-based and head to head, mac to mac, and iOS to mac

2:03 Leanna Lofte:

2:03 Seth Clifford: (demo time) airplay, game center

2:03 Leanna Lofte:

2:03 Leanna Lofte:

2:04 Leanna Lofte:

2:04 Seth Clifford: craig's game center account name: "Hair Force One" hahahaha

2:04 Seth Clifford: showing iPad to Mac racing

2:05 Seth Clifford: head to head racing with "Racer OS X"

2:05 Seth Clifford: all over airplay

2:05 Leanna Lofte:

2:05 Seth Clifford: (demo over)

2:06 Seth Clifford: soooo many new things in ML

2:06 Seth Clifford: 200 new features

2:06 Seth Clifford: highlighting features for china

2:07 Seth Clifford: adding new dictionary, new fonts, support for baidu, sharing support for chinese web services

2:07 Seth Clifford: 1700 new APIs for developers

2:07 Seth Clifford: (mountain lion, not just china)

2:07 Seth Clifford: delivering it next month via Mac App Store

2:08 Seth Clifford: Lion was aggressively priced, ML is just 19.99!

2:08 Leanna Lofte:

2:08 Leanna Lofte:

2:08 Seth Clifford: both for lion and snow leopard upgrades - 20 bucks for all personal Macs

2:08 Leanna Lofte:

2:08 Seth Clifford: free for new macs purchased today

2:08 Leanna Lofte:

2:08 Seth Clifford: (the upgrade that is)

2:09 Seth Clifford: next up - Forstall and iOS!!!!

2:09 Seth Clifford: here we go kids!

2:09 Seth Clifford: 365 M iOS devices sold thru end of March

2:09 Seth Clifford: 80%+ are running iOS 5

2:09 Seth Clifford: comparing it to android (haha)

2:10 Seth Clifford: "dairy product 4.0"

2:10 Seth Clifford: about 7% are running the latest version

2:10 Seth Clifford: recapping iOS 5 updates that made it great

2:10 Leanna Lofte: 7%???

2:10 Seth Clifford: sending 7 billion push notifications every day

2:10 Leanna Lofte: oh. on Android.

2:10 Seth Clifford: yes, android, leanna :)

2:11 Leanna Lofte:

2:11 Seth Clifford: 140 M iMessage users, 150 billion messages, 1B+ a day

2:11 Leanna Lofte:

2:11 Leanna Lofte:

2:11 Seth Clifford: twitter - 3x growth increase after iOS 5, 10+B tweets from iOS 5

2:11 Seth Clifford: nearly half of all photos shared from iOS 5

2:12 Seth Clifford: game center - 130 million accounts, tons of use,

2:12 Seth Clifford: 75% of customers self-report "very satisfied"

2:12 Seth Clifford: every year there's a new OS

2:12 Seth Clifford: announcing iOS 6!

2:12 Leanna Lofte:

2:12 Seth Clifford: (surprise)

2:12 Leanna Lofte:

2:12 Seth Clifford: more than 200 new features - starting with Siri

2:12 Leanna Lofte:

2:13 Leanna Lofte:

2:13 Seth Clifford: showing what Siri does now - here comes a demo

2:13 Seth Clifford: (of new stuff)

2:13 Leanna Lofte:

2:13 Seth Clifford: (new maps icon on screen too!)

2:13 Seth Clifford: Siri reports sports scores inline

2:13 Seth Clifford: scoreboard widget

2:14 Leanna Lofte:

2:14 Seth Clifford: you can ask about individual players - what is buster posey's batting average?

2:14 Seth Clifford: little baseball card widgets

2:14 Seth Clifford: what are the national league standings - see all teams

2:14 Leanna Lofte:

2:14 Seth Clifford: also basketball - who is taller - lebron or kobe?

2:15 Seth Clifford: "lebron james appears to be slightly taller"

2:15 Seth Clifford: and football too

2:15 Seth Clifford: "when is 49ers first game of the season"

2:15 Leanna Lofte:

2:15 Leanna Lofte:

2:15 Seth Clifford: Siri delivers lots of sports info

2:15 Seth Clifford: Siri has learned more about restaurants "find a great place for dinner"

2:16 Seth Clifford: way more detailed info about restaurants, menu item prices, really nice map widget, partnership with yelp built in

2:16 Leanna Lofte:

2:16 Leanna Lofte:

2:16 Seth Clifford: also partnered with open table, make reservations from siri

2:16 Leanna Lofte:

2:16 Seth Clifford: siri is a movie buff...

2:17 Seth Clifford: "what movies are playing at the metreon" - shows movies, show times, rotten tomatoes integration

2:17 Leanna Lofte:

2:17 Seth Clifford: you can tap to watch trailer right in siri

2:17 Seth Clifford: (avengers trailer!)

2:17 Seth Clifford: yaaaa

2:17 Leanna Lofte:

2:18 Seth Clifford: ask about directors or actors - "show me movies starring scarlett johansson"

2:18 Leanna Lofte:

2:18 Seth Clifford: siri can launch apps now too!

2:18 Seth Clifford: excuse me:

2:18 Seth Clifford: YAYAYAAAAAYYYY

2:18 Leanna Lofte: hell yeah

2:18 Seth Clifford: "play temple run"

2:18 Seth Clifford: launches app instantly

2:18 Seth Clifford: demo over

2:19 Seth Clifford: so many new things siri can do (gotta see the slide!)

2:19 Seth Clifford: you can tweet right from siri!

2:19 Seth Clifford: new thing: eyes-free

2:19 Seth Clifford: hands on your steering wheel while you use phone - working with car manufacturers to enable steering wheel button to bring up siri

2:19 Seth Clifford: nice

2:20 Leanna Lofte: great. Apple is going to make me want a new car.

2:20 Seth Clifford: big names - auto manufacturers are bringing eyes free in next 12 months

2:20 Seth Clifford: siri is going into more countries too

2:20 Seth Clifford: english-french for canada!

2:20 Seth Clifford: spanish

2:20 Leanna Lofte:

2:20 Seth Clifford: for spain, mexico, and us

2:20 Seth Clifford: italian

2:20 Leanna Lofte:

2:21 Leanna Lofte:

2:21 Seth Clifford: italian, french, german, korean, mandarin, cantonese, wow...

2:21 Seth Clifford: huge stuff.

2:21 Seth Clifford: local search goes world wide

2:21 Leanna Lofte:

2:21 Seth Clifford: siri is coming to the new iPad!!!

2:22 Seth Clifford: facebook integration!

2:22 Seth Clifford: username and pass in settings.app

2:22 Seth Clifford: single sign on

2:22 Seth Clifford: post from photos, safari, maps, app store, iTunes, game center

2:23 Leanna Lofte:

2:23 Seth Clifford: quick tweet and fb post right from notification center

2:23 Leanna Lofte:

2:23 Seth Clifford: (did jailbreak get sherlocked?) lol just kidding, ally

2:23 Seth Clifford: public facebook API

2:23 Seth Clifford: easy for apps to integrate

2:23 Seth Clifford: also integrated with app store and iTunes - see what you like and your friends

2:24 Seth Clifford: share contact and calendar information through facebook as well

2:24 Leanna Lofte: no thanks

2:24 Seth Clifford: facebook events right into calendar - and facebook is on the Mac too

2:24 Seth Clifford: haha leanna

2:24 Seth Clifford: new phone enhancements... hmm

2:25 Leanna Lofte:

2:25 Leanna Lofte: wait. the iphone has a phone? i forgot.

2:25 Leanna Lofte:

2:25 Seth Clifford: can't answer the phone? in iOS 6, camera slide-y thing lets you text them right now or set a reminder to call back later

2:25 Seth Clifford: quick canned message with action sheet

2:25 Seth Clifford: reminders (in an hour, when i leave, when i get home, etc) using geo fences. nice!

2:26 Leanna Lofte:

2:26 Seth Clifford: do not disturb up next

2:26 Seth Clifford: allows you to disable notifications when you switch it on - the messages will still come, but screen won't light up or make noise

2:26 Leanna Lofte:

2:26 Leanna Lofte:

2:27 Seth Clifford: fine grained control over phone calls - none at all, only from favorites, special group - emergency second call abilities

2:27 Seth Clifford: cool stuff

2:27 Seth Clifford: facetime update

2:27 Leanna Lofte: i hope iPhone 5 has hardware button for it

2:27 Seth Clifford: now works over 3/4G!

2:27 Seth Clifford: facetime enabled over cellular connections

2:28 Leanna Lofte:

2:28 Seth Clifford: unifying phone number and apple ID as well (YES)

2:28 Seth Clifford: someone calls your phone number w facetime, answer on iPad or Mac

2:28 Seth Clifford: works with iMessage too

2:28 Seth Clifford: very sweet

2:28 Leanna Lofte: finally.

2:28 Seth Clifford: safari's up - 2/3 of all mobile web traffic from iOS

2:29 Seth Clifford: talking iCloud tabs again

2:29 Seth Clifford: offline reading list

2:29 Leanna Lofte:

2:29 Leanna Lofte:

2:29 Seth Clifford: upload photos right from safari to website (showing shutterfly)

2:29 Leanna Lofte:

2:29 Seth Clifford: adding "smart app banners"

2:30 Seth Clifford: if someone goes to website, you can show that you have a native app in the app store - HUGE for developers

2:30 Seth Clifford: one tap, native app installs

2:30 Seth Clifford: can switch right to native app if it's already installed, web site talks to app, pick up right where you left off

2:30 Leanna Lofte:

2:30 Seth Clifford: full screen support in landscape

2:30 Seth Clifford: next up - photo stream

2:31 Seth Clifford: shared photo streams in iOS 6

2:31 Seth Clifford: choose photos to share, choose friends, that's it - push not. goes to friends, photos appear in album in photos app, can comment right on photos - works on iOS and Mac (iPhoto/Aperture), on windows in web browser, and Apple TV

2:32 Seth Clifford: new mail enhancements

2:32 Seth Clifford: VIP support

2:32 Leanna Lofte:

2:32 Seth Clifford: mark someone as a VIP, get notification of VIP email like a tet message, VIPs are marked as stars, extra new mailbox

2:33 Seth Clifford: insert photos and videos right in compose window!

2:33 Seth Clifford: FINALLY

2:33 Seth Clifford: and open password protected docs

2:33 Seth Clifford: AND

2:33 Seth Clifford: pull-to-refresh!

2:33 Seth Clifford: new app - passbook

2:33 Seth Clifford: "simplest way to get all your passes in one place"

2:33 Leanna Lofte:

2:34 Seth Clifford: airline apps, boarding passes, starbucks app, movie tickets

2:34 Leanna Lofte:

2:34 Seth Clifford: all these things get placed in one single app

2:34 Seth Clifford: integrates into OS

2:34 Seth Clifford: integrates into lock screen - when you get to the movie theater, ticket pops up on lock screen (demo time)

2:35 Leanna Lofte:

2:35 Leanna Lofte:

2:35 Leanna Lofte:

2:35 Seth Clifford: showing different passes (target card, starbucks, baseball tickets, app store gift card, boarding passes)

2:36 Seth Clifford: coupons, express check-in card for hotel

2:36 Leanna Lofte:

2:36 Seth Clifford: when you want to delete, the app shreds the card (very cool)

2:36 Leanna Lofte:

2:36 Seth Clifford: location based - go to starbucks, card comes up, pay for coffee, leave

2:36 Leanna Lofte:

2:36 Leanna Lofte:

2:36 Seth Clifford: gate change at the airport? boarding pass updates automatically

2:37 Leanna Lofte:

2:37 Seth Clifford: next up: guided access

2:37 Seth Clifford: people with special needs (specifically children w autism) flocking to iOS

2:37 Leanna Lofte:

2:38 Seth Clifford: guided access - you can circle parts of the app you don't want someone (child) to touch, hides settings, and enables single app mode - home button disablesd

2:38 Seth Clifford: students in school: teacher can lock students into a test on iPad

2:38 Seth Clifford: museums: iPads, iPod touches for guided tours

2:39 Seth Clifford: maps up now

2:39 Leanna Lofte:

2:39 Seth Clifford: entirely new mapping solution from the ground up

2:39 Seth Clifford: gorgeous maps

2:39 Seth Clifford: local search

2:40 Seth Clifford: 100 million business listings around the world

2:40 Seth Clifford: find business, yelp integration, bring up business card, traffic service

2:40 Seth Clifford: accidents overlaid

2:40 Seth Clifford: anonymous real time crowd sourced data from iOS users to keep traffic data as fresh as possible

2:41 Seth Clifford: and

2:41 Seth Clifford: turn by turn navigation

2:41 Seth Clifford: boom

2:41 Leanna Lofte:

2:41 Leanna Lofte:

2:41 Leanna Lofte:

2:41 Seth Clifford: one tap after finding a destination, monitor traffic, update ETA, reroute available, works from lock screen as well(!)

2:41 Leanna Lofte:

2:41 Seth Clifford: and siri integration!

2:42 Leanna Lofte:

2:42 Seth Clifford: "take me to ___" "where can i get gas?"

2:42 Seth Clifford: "are we there yet?"

2:42 Seth Clifford: flyover - new feature

2:42 Seth Clifford: building a 3D photographic model from helicopters around the world

2:42 Seth Clifford: demo time!

2:43 Leanna Lofte:

2:43 Seth Clifford: vector based - really fast, rotate

2:43 Leanna Lofte:

2:43 Leanna Lofte:

2:43 Seth Clifford: zoom in, buildings appear, info cards, read reviews, view photos, and 3D

2:43 Leanna Lofte:

2:43 Leanna Lofte:

2:43 Leanna Lofte:

2:44 Leanna Lofte:

2:44 Seth Clifford: flyover is AMAZING

2:44 Leanna Lofte:

2:44 Seth Clifford: it's like being in a helicopter tour - on your iPad/iPhone

2:44 Seth Clifford: not a movie

2:44 Seth Clifford: rendered in real time

2:44 Seth Clifford: you control the flyover

2:45 Seth Clifford: uh, wow.

2:45 Seth Clifford: showing turn by turn directions

2:45 Leanna Lofte:

2:45 Leanna Lofte:

2:45 Leanna Lofte:

2:45 Leanna Lofte:

2:46 Seth Clifford: absolutely awesome rendering, siri assistance

2:46 Seth Clifford: zoom in, zoom out at any point, see eta

2:47 Seth Clifford: 3d renders make it unmistakably easy to navigate

2:47 Leanna Lofte: wonder how AT&T will handle it :P

2:47 Seth Clifford: new iPad clock app!

2:47 Leanna Lofte:

2:48 Seth Clifford: slide coming (with all features)

2:48 Seth Clifford: someone tell georgia there's gonna be a clock on the iPad

2:48 Leanna Lofte: finally

2:48 Seth Clifford: all chinese features added to iOS 6 as well

2:49 Leanna Lofte:

2:49 Seth Clifford: transit apps from 3rd party devs featured and promoted in maps on iOS 6

2:50 Seth Clifford: beta hits TODAY

2:50 Seth Clifford: coming this fall

2:50 Seth Clifford: supports 3GS and later, iPad 2/3, 4th gen iPod touch

2:50 Seth Clifford: back to tim!

2:50 Seth Clifford: wow. really impressive stuff today.

2:51 Seth Clifford: 1. new macbook pro - super thin and light, incredible performance

2:51 Leanna Lofte:

2:51 Seth Clifford: 2. os x mountain lion - tons of new features, integrations, best os x yet

2:51 Leanna Lofte:

2:51 Leanna Lofte:

2:51 Seth Clifford: 3. iOS 6 - new maps app, FB integration, shared photo streams

2:52 Seth Clifford: only apple could make such amazing hardware, software and services - Tim

2:52 Leanna Lofte:

2:52 Seth Clifford: talking about making differences in people's real lives

2:52 Leanna Lofte:

2:53 Leanna Lofte:

2:53 Leanna Lofte:

2:53 Seth Clifford: that's it! BOOM BOOM BOOM and BOOM

2:53 Seth Clifford: no Apple TV SDK and iMore totally nailed the Siri navigation!

2:54 Seth Clifford: (from Rene)

2:54 Seth Clifford: ok guys! we're outta here! talk to you later!