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WWDC 2014: Apple announces iOS 8

Tim Cook announced iOS 8 at WWDC 2014, and Craig Federighi demonstrated some of the features. Those include:
Refined notification center with interactive notifications, including the ability to respond from the app you’re in without hopping…

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Apple Introduces Healthkit For Tracking Health And Fitness Data

IMG_0164 Over the last few years, dozens of devices and thousands of apps have emerged to help users track their activity levels, lose weight, and get more in shape. But Apple didn’t really have its own fitness app, until now. Today at WWDC, Apple formally introduced Healthkit, the company’s first real big foray into health and fitness tracking, and Health, an app for viewing all that info. Read More

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Apple announces OS X Yosemite

Apple on Monday announced that the next version of the Mac OS—dubbed OS X Yosemite, after the popular National Park in California—which will be available as a free upgrade to the public this fall. 

The jam-packed operating system update features a significant user interface overhaul, rich with bright colors and translucent effects, plus numerous changes to the visual identity of almost every system app that brings them closer to their iOS counterparts. The interface now also comes with a “dark” mode, which dims system elements like the Menu and Dock and allows apps to be more prominent.

The changes, however, are more than skin deep, as many system components have been updated and improved. Spotlight, for example now appears as a convenient text box in the middle of the screen and provides access to information from a large variety of sources, including the various App Stores. Notification Center is now fully customizable—and includes support for third-party widgets. 

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