2011 Apple Design Award winners announced

One of the many traditions of Apple's WWDC (s aapl) is the presentation of Apple Design Awards (ADA) for "excellence in iOS and Mac OS X app design and development." This year, the winners include some familiar names, as well as some you probably won't recognize.…

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Why iMessage won’t kill SMS

This week Apple unveiled iMessage, a feature that enables iOS users to exchange text messages and images without incurring messaging charges from their carriers. Despite headlines to the contrary, though, iMessage is not going to kill the cash cow that is SMS.…

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10 new features in OS X Lion

Today, at WWDC, after Steve Jobs took the stage to highlight some new features in OS X Lion, Phil Schiller and others walked the audience through 10 important new changes to the OS.…

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Mac App Store is a big success

At the WWDC Keynote on Monday, Phil Schiller went through a few facts about the success of the App Store. In the six months it has been open, the Mac App Store has become the No. 1 channel for purchasing Mac software, surpassing big retail stores.…

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iCloud Is for Developers, Too

iCloud is mostly being looked at as a potentially ground-breaking consumer cloud service suite. But Apple is introducing it at WWDC, where it shows off new tools for developers to use in their apps. iCloud, then, could be a huge deal for developers, too.…

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Getting Ready for WWDC 2011

There's nothing quite like attending Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco at the Moscone Center. Hearing first-hand about new tech from the engineers that built it is amazing. Here's what lucky attendees should do to make the most of next week.…

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