Apple's WWDC 2013: Complete coverage


Apple's at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference announced a new version of its iOS operating system, iOS 7, as well as its new iTunes Radio streaming radio service. Fierce covered all the news from the show, and will continue to update this page with new stories and analysis.

Look below for complete coverage of the show.

June 13

Report: Apple's iOS 7 redesign still in flux, major revisions likely before release
By Jason Ankeny
Apple's redesigned iOS 7 is expected to experience dramatic revisions before it reaches consumers this fall, with insiders calling the preview version unveiled Monday a "mid-stride" snapshot, The Next Web reports.

June 12

Apple's iOS 7 proves it's a Wi-Fi world
By Tammy Parker
One need only look at features included in the souped-up iOS 7 announced at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference to see that Wi-Fi has truly become the cellular industry's BFF.

June 11

Apple's iOS 7 adds support for Hotpot 2.0 standard for Wi-Fi
By Phil Goldstein
Apple introduced a bevy of new software features for iOS 7 on Monday, but among the ones it didn't spend a lot of time talking about is support for the Hotspot 2.0 standard, which should make it easier for iOS devices to connect to certified and secure W-Fi hotspots. The standard could help wireless carriers offload traffic from their cellular networks to Wi-Fi networks.

June 10

Is Apple Maps officially a lost cause?
By Jason Ankeny
Apple kicked off its annual Worldwide Developers Conference Monday with the usual spate of new product announcements, self-congratulatory proclamations and cheap shots against archrival Google. The marquee headline was the overhauled iOS 7, which Apple CEO Tim Cook called "the biggest change to iOS since the introduction of the iPhone."

What app developers are saying about Apple's iOS 7 launch
By Shane Schick
As expected, Apple made the debut of iOS 7 the highlight of its Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco, along with new MacBook Air laptops and a desktop platform, OS Maverick.

Apple launches would-be Pandora killer iTunes Radio
By Jason Ankeny
Apple introduced its new iTunes Radio streaming music service during its annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, promising consumers a series of content personalization, discovery and sharing options available across its connected device portfolio.

Apple announces 'iOS in the car' with Honda, Kia, Chevy and others supporting
By Mike Dano
Apple announced during its developer's conference today an "iOS in the car" program that will essentially integrate select iOS apps into the vehicle dashboards of participating automakers. Apple's Eddy Cue explained that cars running the program will be available starting next year, and automakers supporting the effort include Honda, Kia, Chevy, Nissan, Volvo and a number of others.

Apple CEO Cook: New iOS 7 is the 'biggest change to iOS since the iPhone'
By Jason Ankeny
Apple unveiled its much-anticipated iOS 7 mobile operating system revamp during its annual Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco, earning a standing ovation for the platform's radical new look and user interface.

Apple's Cook blasts Android fragmentation
By Mike Dano
Apple's Tim Cook used the company's developer conference today to spotlight the fragmentation that he said plagues Google's Android ecosystem. Cook said that 90 percent of all iOS users are on the latest version of Apple's operating system, iOS 6, whereas the Gingerbread version of Google's Android, released in 2010, remains the most widely used version of Android.

Apple: We've paid out $10B to iOS developers so far
By Mike Dano
Apple during its developer conference today announced it has so far paid out $10 billion to iOS developers via its App Store. "To put that into perspective, that's three times more than all other platforms combined," Apple CEO Tim Cook noted.

June 7

Apple WWDC 2013: iOS 7 UI may fall flat with developers
By Shane Schick
If some of the rumors about this week's Apple Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) and iOS 7 are true, expect app developers to be flat-out resistant to the user interface changes.

Report: Apple inks Sony to iRadio deal, WWDC reveal expected
By Jason Ankeny
Apple has completed a streaming music licensing agreement with Sony Music Entertainment, setting the stage for the computing giant to formally announce its long-anticipated iRadio service during next week's Worldwide Developers Conference, AllThingsD reports.

June 3

Report: Apple inks iRadio deal with Warner, WWDC launch possible
By Jason Ankeny
Apple has completed streaming music licensing agreements with Warner Music Group and its Warner/Chappell publishing unit, The New York Times reports, suggesting the computing giant could formally unveil its so-called "iRadio" service at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference, kicking off June 10.

May 22

Rumor Mill: Apple's iOS 7 bringing deep Flickr, Vimeo integration
By Jason Ankeny
Apple's forthcoming iOS 7 overhaul will integrate third-party social networking services including Flickr and Vimeo, mirroring efforts to bake Facebook and Twitter into previous versions of the mobile operating system, 9to5Mac reports.

May 2

Report: Apple's iOS 7 will ship on schedule despite sweeping changes
By Jason Ankeny
Insiders told AllThingsD that Apple will ship its overhauled iOS 7 mobile operating system on schedule, contradicting a Bloomberg report contending that dramatic software changes could wreak havoc on the computing giant's roadmap.

April 30

Report: Apple's iOS 7 introduces 'flat' UI, ditches skeuomorphism 
By Jason Ankeny
Apple's forthcoming iOS 7 mobile operating system overhaul will introduce a revamped "flat" user interface that eliminates longtime iOS design hallmarks like gloss, shine and skeuomorphism,9to5Mac reports.

April 25

Apple promises next version of iOS will launch at WWDC 2013
By Jason Ankeny
Forgoing its signature secrecy, Apple confirmed it will unveil the next version of its iOS mobile operating system during its annual Worldwide Developers Conference, kicking off in San Francisco on June 10.


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