Live Blog from WWDC 2012 - part II
Tim Cook back on stage and thanks developers for their incredible apps.
Tim confirms new notebook updates and updates to OSX and iOS updates.
MacBook Air update
Everyone is trying to copy the MacBook air but failing.
3rd gen Core aka Ivy Bridge, up to 2.0GHz dual core i7. Turbo Boost up to 3.2GHz. with 8GB of memory
Thunderbolt and USB3 with 60% faster graphics, 720p facetime camera
Tweets as they arrive
Comes in 11-inch (1366x768 display, unchanged. 4GB memory in standard config. Starts at $999, or $1,099 ($100 less).
And they ship today - wow! I wish I had held back buying mine until now!
MacBook Pro - amazing specs
MBP: Up to 2.7GHz Quad-Core i7, turbo boost to 3.7 GHz, up to8GB 1600 MHz memory, up to 60% faster graphics
Same 7 hours of battery life in 15-inch MBP. Less than an inch thick (not in the Air wedge casing), ships today.
Pretty cool updates
New Mac ??
New Apple notebook - New generation MacBook pro.
"You want a killer new display, architecture built for the future, radically thin and light, bold new technologies…"
- a new and amazing display
0.71 inches thick. 25% thinner than current MBP. About as thin as a MBA. 4.46 pounds.
Yes, it is a Retina Display." 15.4 inches, 2880.1800, 4x previous gen's pixels. 220ppi - greatly reduced glare.
Phil says they reduced the glare and reflection by 75%. Lion and the Apple apps have been updated to take advantage of the Retina display.
Some amazing updates for the new retina display.
I have never seen such a big battery! 7 hours of battery life!
Quad-core i7, up to 2.7GHz. Up to 16GB of memory, 1600MHz. Kepler graphics GeForce GT 650, up to 1GB of VRAM. Flash storage up to 768GB!!!
HDMI connector - at last!
MBP ports: SD card, HDMI!!!, USB 3/2, TWO THUNDERBOLT, a thinner MagSafe 2, headphone.
Apple has a Thunderbolt Ethernet adapter now, which is nice.
And now we have another video ...
It is a contradiction - extreme performance but portable.
Stream 9 camera views in Final Cut Pro X!
The price ....
$2199 is the starting price with a 2.3GHz quad-core chip, 8GB of RAM and 256GB of flash storage.