We Went To A Preview Event For McLaren’s New $3M Hypercar

McLaren P1 GTR When we randomly got an invite to a Bay Area preview event for McLaren’s new $3 million hypercar a few weeks ago, we had to attend. Who could be there? Would we run into some familiar startup faces? Some venture capitalists who’ve managed to beat the S&P 500 and felt like rewarding themselves? Read More

YouTube Announces YouTube Gaming, A Standalone App To Compete With Twitch

YouTube Gaming Today’s announcement of YouTube Gaming, a standalone app and site focused on video game related content, shows the company isn’t sitting idly by while outside forces steal attention away from its massive library of content. By building a product around a specific vertical, it can build an experience untarnished by the random viewing habits that can throw off its recommendation… Read More

Apple’s WWDC Keynote In 90 Seconds

apple-wwdc-20150133 Apple had a lot to announce at its Worldwide Developer Conference this morning, and it was easy to miss big news as it happened during the two-hour-plus keynote. We’ve summed it up right here, with links to our coverage if you want to know more. Off the bat, Apple announced Mac OS X El Capitan. While it doesn’t come with a visual overhaul like last year’s Yosemite update,… Read More

Apple Unveils The Apple Watch Native App SDK

apple-wwdc-20150277 The Apple Watch just became a much more interesting development platform with the announcement of watchOS 2 and a true native app SDK at WWDC this morning. Apple vice president Kevin Lynch came on stage to demonstrate the first new function available for third-part developers: Complications. Developers will be able to create widgets for the Apple Watch’s various watch faces, making… Read More

Apple Is Open-Sourcing Swift, Its New Programming Language

apple-wwdc-20150258 Apple senior vice president Craig Federighi just announced that the company is open-sourcing Swift, the programming language it debuted at its Worldwide Developer Conference last year. In addition to providing the code to Swift compilers and libraries for iOS and OS X, Federighi said Apple will go the extra step of providing that same source code built for Linux, too. That could lead to… Read More

Apple Announces Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan

apple-wwdc-20150044 At its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, Apple just announced the latest iteration of its desktop operating system.
Apple senior vice president Craig Federighi took the stage to debut the update, focusing on upgrades to Spotlight, the operating system’s built-in apps, and window management features.
Federighi began by demonstrating a few gestures in Mail, including… Read More