The Worldwide Developers Conference ( WWDC), in which Apple traditionally showcases the latest innovations of its own production , will be held from June 2 to 6 . While the world wonders what will the summer company , editor Mark Gurman 9to5Mac , citing a source close to Apple , spoke about the main innovations of 8 iOS and OS X 10.10, which will present within the WWDC 2014.
The main theme of the June conference , allegedly , will be a new edition desktop platform OS X 10.10. The update should bring significant update to the appearance of the operating system . Metamorphosis will not be as radical as iOS 7 , but OS X will be more flat elements , transparency effects and frosted glass , white texture instead of the current skevomorfizmskih icons . According to Gourmet , the familiar elements desktop OS like Finder, Mission Control and multitasking persist – in Apple does not plan to carry the principles of working with iOS on OS X.
Because of a serious redesign of the operating system for Mac in Cupertino will shift focus on the iOS platform presentation at 8 OS X 10.10. Name a future OS is not yet known , according to one version , it will be called OS X Yosemite after Yosemite National Park . Release of the new edition of OS X in the fall , along with new models of Mac.
In iOS 8 (codenamed Okemo) Apple will retain all the same created by Jonathan Ayvom “flat” design, but will focus on additional services , and productivity applications . Particular attention is paid to health and fitness , as well as improve the mapping service . A number of features of the new firmware will be presented at WWDC, but they will appear on the iPhone and iPad only at the end of the year or in 2015 with the release of iOS 8.1.
With regard to the basic functions of iOS 8 , the Gourmet listed features, which MacDigger reported in previous posts. In particular, the operating system will be a system that allows you to recognize the singers . This function will work on the basis of service Shazam. Technology will identify the author of a track recorded fragment composition built-in microphone and comparing it with the music database . The service will be built into iOS 8 at the system level , as was previously done with Twitter and Facebook. Thus , the owner of the iPhone does not have to download any additional software. If a user wants to find out what music is playing now , he can ask the voice assistant Siri.
In iOS 8, Apple will actively use next-generation processor A8. He did not propose a radical increase in performance , but is more efficient in terms of energy consumption. This is especially important due to the fact that the new iPhone 6 will receive a larger display and slim body that affect its battery life.
Another innovation in iOS 8 will be to support displays with different resolutions (function multi-resolution support), which will improve the performance of applications App Store and the operating system as a whole on new models of devices with ” non-standard ” screen resolution. All the details about operating systems iOS 8 and OS X 10.10 will be announced in June at the conference WWDC.