Apple's WWDC14 for many was a disappointment. No new hardware devices presented, no iWatch, but lots of new features for iOS 8 and Mac OS Yosemite
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Expectations were very high, also because it was the first edition broadcast live, an unprecedented success for this participation method.Many have remained with some unfulfilled desires, yet the novelties are many and interesting and are based on the heart of Apple technology, namely the two operating systems: Mac OS and iOS.Tim Cook immediately stated that these would be the big news.And it has not spared bites to Windows Mavericks (the latest version of the Apple operating system ed) been adopted by 51% of Mac users, do you want to know how many PC users have installed Windows 8? 14%.
The novelties of Mac Os Yosemite
For industry insiders, the most interesting novelty perhaps is the Api for TouchID, the fingerprint reader now present on the iPhone 5S. In practice, the biometric signature of the TouchID can be integrated into third-party apps, paving the way to a new secure payment system and also to a recognition of the personal identity of a level never reached on mobile devices.
Here are all the latest iOs 8 news:
QuickReply function, immediately reply to messages without opening the application Now you can send messages, call people directly from the multitaskingWith iMessage you can now create groups, change the name, leave groups and much more Now you will have the possibility via iCloud Drive to synchronize files present on our iDevice with our Macstato improved the spotlight, allowing you to search for iTunes content and also App Store applications. The Mail app has also been improved, speeding up, by means of new gestures, the deletion / marking of the individual emails that arrive A novelty for regarding the keyboard, introducing a new QuickType feature that allows at the same time, to write in different modes and even more quicklyHealtKit, we talk about it later, the application dedicated to fitnessFamily Sharing, which allows sharing content within a family unitShazam will be integrated into SiriLApp Total state store It will be renewed with brand new and many features. Now there will be the possibility to share content even with third-party apps. A fundamental novelty is that developers can finally create widgets to add to the notification center.
iOS 8 will be compatible with: iPhone 4S and later iPad 3 and later iPod Touch 5 The official release will be released in the fall (perhaps at the launch of the iPhone 6).
Health and home automation There was much talk of a new app dedicated to health, and arrived: Salute collects user-defined information from various apps and different fitness devices to provide a clear and up-to-date overview, directly in the app. iOS 8 also gives developers the ability to communicate health and fitness apps together. With user authorization, each app can use specific information from other apps to offer more complete management of health and well-being. The center of the smart home. It's called HomeKit and consists of a common protocol to easily control groups or individual appliances throughout the house, without forgetting the integration with Siri. For example, you can tell Siri that you are going to sleep to turn off the lights, close the doors and set the thermostat.