Monday, 11 June 2012

WWDC's history

WWDC or the Worldwide Developer Conference is a conference held annually by Apple. It is primarily used to show Apple's new software and technologies for developers. Here are the highlights of every conference held since 2001.

  • 2001
Added the first release of  Mac OS X Server shipping and WebObjects 5.
In the same year, Steve Jobs released the revolutionary iPod.

  • 2002
Apple presented Mac OS X v10.2, Quicktime 6, and Rendezvous.
Apple also told the developers that there will be no more Mac OS 9. The future of Mac was about Mac OS X.

  • 2003
WWDC 03 demonstrated the Power Mac G5, previewed the Mac OS X 10.3, launched Safari, and introduced the iApps such as iPhoto, iMovie, etc. Also, attendees received Apple's first model of the iSight web camera.

  • 2004
New displays were introduced in 23 and 30-inch widescreen.
Apple previewed the iTunes 4.9 as well as the Mac OS X Tiger.

  • 2005
Jobs announced Apple's transition to Intel processors.
Jobs also introduced the Mac Mini and the iPod nano in the same year.

  • 2006
Apple introduced the Mac Pro with Intel's processors as well as the Mac OS X Leopard with lots of improvements.

  • 2007
Introducing the revolutionary iPhone by Jobs which was the most important keynote of the year.
Apple announced the beta version of the Mac OS 10.5

  • 2008
Apple announced the App Store for the iPhone and the iPod Touch, the iPhone 3G, the Mac OS X 10.6, and the Macbook Air

  • 2009
The iPhone OS 3.0 was announced as well as an update for the Macbook Pro.
Apple introduced the iPhone 3GS.

  • 2010
The iPhone 4 was released with the new name of the operating system, the iOS. Apple also added some new features for the iPhone 4 such as the A4 processor and the Facetime.

  • 2011
New features came to the new iOS 5 like the iCloud, iMessage, Notification Center, the Newsstand and more.


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