WWDC keynote speech highlights

Want to catch up with the WWDC keynote speech news? Check out the streamed video feed Apple has made available.

Want to catch up with the WWDC keynote speech news? Check out the streamed video feed Apple has made available.

Link to video here.

Here are the highlights:

  • OS X Lion - 250 new features - Available ONLY from the Mac App Store from July, price $29 - 4GB download - Multitouch gestures - Disappearing scrollbars - Expose and Spaces unified into Mission Control - Browse through different document versions - AirDrop offers peer-to-peer file sharing over WiFI - New, improved Mail client
  • iOS 5 - 200 new features - New, improved Notification Center - Newstand offers unified magazine subscriptions - Integrated Twitter - Safai offers Reader support to reformat web pages, turn multi-pages into a single page, strip ads - Full tabbed browsing - Reading list can be synced across multiple devices - Reminder app - Improved Camera app, access from lock screen, new features - Increase volume button can be used to take snaps - Split-thumb keyboard on iPad - PC Free brings over-the-air activations and OS updates - iMessaging app brings messaging over WiFi and 3G
  • iCloud - Cloud storage of content - Free replacement for MobileMe - Free Calendar, Email and Contacts sync - Daily backups for camera roll, settings and data - Docs created using Pages, Numbers and Keynote are backed up to iCloud - 30 day storage for the last 1000 photos on iOS devices - See (and download) your entire iTunes purchase history - Sync 10 devices with iCloud - 5GB storage (excluding music, apps, iBooks, etc) - iTunes Match will upgrade your non-iTunes music to 256k AAC DRM free ($24.99 per year)