WWDC is right around the corner, and you can definitely expect some interesting changes with iOS 9 and OS X 10.11. This week we discuss some of those changes, along with some new features for the next iPhone. Also, it looks like Jony Ive has moved on from his position as Senior Vice President of Design at Apple. What is he up to now? The Happy Hour podcast is available for download on iTunes and through our dedicated RSS feed…
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Here’s what we discussed in this episode:
- Apple’s planned iOS 9 ‘Home’ app uses virtual rooms to manage HomeKit accessories
- Apple plans to refresh iOS 9, OS X 10.11 using new Apple Watch font
- Future of iPad: Dual-app viewing mode, then J98/J99 ‘iPad Pros,’ multi-user support
- Gold Apple Watch Editions arrive for regular customers with new box, booklet, gold pairing screen
- Jony Ive promoted to ‘Chief Design Officer,’ handing off managerial duties July 1st [Tim Cook Memo]
- What Jony Ive’s ‘promotion’ to Chief Design Officer really means
- Opinion: Should AAPL stockholders be worried about Jony Ive’s more backseat role?
- iOS 9 supports ‘iPhone 6S’ Force Touch, may enhance iMessage, Keyboard & Apple Pay
- iOS 9 & OS X 10.11 to bring ‘quality’ focus, smaller apps, Rootless security, legacy iPhone/iPad support