Like every Tech Giant in USA organizes the yearly conference, Apple also organizes WWDC which stands for World Wide Developers Conference. This year conference started at San Francisco on 11-June-2012, 10:00am.
Here are key points from the keynote
Achievement Statistics – “Size and momentum are just phenomenal”
- 400m accounts on the Apple App Store, WITH CREDIT CARDS.
- 650,000 apps on the Apple store
- 225,000 of these apps are specially for the iPad
- New milestone in the App Store: 30b apps downloaded
- 5 billion US Dollars paid out to developers so far
- Currently Apple App Store operates in over 120 countries. Now adding 32 countries more countries which will make apps tore available in 155 countries.
- 8th major release of OSX.
- Mac installbase is currently 66m
- 26m copies shipped
- 40% of OSX users are running Lion, number achieved in 9 months. It took 27 months for Windows 7.
- 1700 new APIs for developers in Mountain Lion.