6 Takeaways from Apple WWDC 2017

Today was the the WWDC 2017 Apple Event. It was packed with all new interesting features. I am excited about iOS 11 and the upcoming AR and VR stuff.

Another note worthy policy change is that Apple mentioned that it will start allowing in-app purchases. Is that the reason why Amazon Prime agreed to return to their platform?

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The Living Computer Museum – Seattle

Back in 2012, I paid a visit to the Living computer museum in Seattle and it was a worthwhile and informative visit. I share with you some of the pictures.

The Living Computer Museum, located in Seattle, Washington, is dedicated to preserving and displaying working examples of those computers that tell the story of our journey away from computing as a difficult and expensive undertaking toward the universal access to information technology we enjoy today.

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The Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2016 – Highlights

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In this blog post, I am going to over the highlights and takeaways from Apple’s WWDC 2016 event that took place on June 13, 2016.

The following topics will be covered:

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Announcing the new iPad Pro – 2015

Today Apple announced to all new iPad Pro. These are the important new features.

Photo gallery at the end of the post.

iPad Pro

  • Partnering with IBM and Cisco for Enterprise iPad features
  • 12.9 inch Retina Display
  • 5.6 Million pixels
  • Retina display
  • Use it likeĀ a PC to do professional and productivity tasks
  • Uses the 3rd-gen A9X chip. 1.8X faster than common desktop processors
  • Faster than 90% of portable PCs
  • 10 hour battery life
  • 4 speaker audio system
  • 6.9mm thin / 1.57lb
  • Software keyboard used to type on the iPad Pro
  • Smart keyboard is a new cover with a keyboard. Butterfly
  • Smart connector: a new connector to connect power or data devices (for example the smart keyboard)
  • Apple Pencil: A new stylus for iPad Pro. Lightening connector to recharge directly from the iPad Pro
  • New Notes app with drawings support
  • New Microsoft Office for iPad Pro: excellent productivity features
  • New Adobe creative tools shipping in October
  • Pricing
    • 799$ for 32GB
    • 949$ for 128GB
    • 1079$ for 128GB and Cellular support

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Apple Watch – 20 important announcements from the March 2015 Special Event

Apple WatchToday, during the March 2015 Spring Forward event, Tim Cook spoke about the most important Apple Watch features, its release date and the technology and innovations that made the Apple Watch possible.

I mention the most important announcements.

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