“For about two hours on Monday, a big chunk of the technology world had its eyes focused on Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco. And even with CEO Steve Jobs out on medical leave, Apple’s execs managed to wow the assembled crowd and the tech-centric folks watching from afar with a wave of hardware and software unveilings,” Ryan Faas reports for Computerworld.
“As expected, the big news was the new iPhone 3G S, which was announced along with iPhone OS 3, the updated operating system for the phone and the iPod Touch — and which will be released on June 17, two days before the iPhone 3G S itself. Apple officials talked up the September release of Mac OS X 10. 6 Snow Leopard and an updated range of laptops, but said nothing about the Snow Leopard version of Apple’s Mac OS X Server — despite a long list of improvements,” Faas reports.
“Even though the keynote had a distinct focus on consumer and end-user technologies, there were announcements at WWDC that business execs and IT pros shouldn’t overlook,” Faas reports. “They say a lot about Apple’s future in the business world.”
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Full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]