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  • Scott Stein 6/10/2013 6:22:18 PM
    Multi-panel multitasking? Like cards. That seems promising.
  • James Martin 6/10/2013 6:22:46 PM
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/10/2013 6:22:54 PM
    "We see iOS 7 as defining an important new direction, and in many ways the beginning," Ive says. Video ends, and there's really, really huge applause.
  • James Martin 6/10/2013 6:23:01 PM
  • Scott Stein 6/10/2013 6:23:03 PM
    A very clean, nearly invisible look for the OS. Like panes of glass.
  • James Martin 6/10/2013 6:23:17 PM
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/10/2013 6:23:23 PM
    Jony Ive stood up briefly and waved at everyone. A random "I love you," came out from a developer in the crowd.
  • James Martin 6/10/2013 6:23:35 PM
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/10/2013 6:23:54 PM
    iOS 7 only happened because of collaboration between Craig Federighi and Ive to make it happen. So to walk us through it again is Federighi.
  • James Martin 6/10/2013 6:23:57 PM
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/10/2013 6:24:19 PM
    "On behalf of all of the engineers and designers who worked so hard to make today a reality, I'm thrilled to ake this opportunity to show you iOS 7," Federighi says.
  • James Martin 6/10/2013 6:24:44 PM
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  • Josh Lowensohn 6/10/2013 6:25:00 PM
    We start with the lockscreen, home screen, and apps, all of which "looks great," Federighi gushes. As you move the device it tracks your motion and creates a parallax field that gives you a sense of 3D.
  • James Martin 6/10/2013 6:25:18 PM
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/10/2013 6:25:40 PM
    We're getting quick looks at messages, calendar, phone and Game Center. "We just completely ran out of green felt," Federighi jabs again.
  • James Martin 6/10/2013 6:25:48 PM
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/10/2013 6:25:56 PM
    Basically every app has been redesigned. So we're getting a demo of it live.
  • James Martin 6/10/2013 6:26:04 PM
  • James Martin 6/10/2013 6:26:25 PM
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/10/2013 6:26:44 PM
    Federighi unlocks the phone and the icons float down -- not all at once. He fires up Weather, and we see some moving clouds on the screen. Looks a bit like Yahoo's recent Weather app revmap.
  • James Martin 6/10/2013 6:26:48 PM
  • James Martin 6/10/2013 6:27:17 PM
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/10/2013 6:27:22 PM
    It changes dynamically based on what place you're looking at. You can also pinch down, and you get an overview of your cities.
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/10/2013 6:27:37 PM
    Onto calendar. Can swipe from day to day. Just tons of white everywhere.
  • James Martin 6/10/2013 6:35:15 PM
  • Scott Stein 6/10/2013 6:35:26 PM
    Keeping the interface minimal bleeds the line between browser and app.
  • James Martin 6/10/2013 6:35:44 PM
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/10/2013 6:35:50 PM
    Federighi shows us some simple gestures to hop back and forth between pages, as well as the search. Now included: shared links from social places.
  • James Martin 6/10/2013 6:36:02 PM
  • James Martin 6/10/2013 6:36:25 PM
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/10/2013 6:36:47 PM
    No more 8 tab limit on tabs, says. Federighi hops through quite a few. These can also get ditched with a gesture. That's it for the Safari demo. Onto Control center.
  • James Martin 6/10/2013 6:36:48 PM
  • James Martin 6/10/2013 6:37:13 PM
  • Scott Stein 6/10/2013 6:37:29 PM
    Control Center: nice that it's an across-the-board connection system for AirPlay and music/settings. Clean remote-like feel.
  • James Martin 6/10/2013 6:37:40 PM
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/10/2013 6:37:48 PM
    Federighi does a quick demo, turning on the flashlight, starting some music, hopping to another app and readjusting those same dials without having to start another app.
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/10/2013 6:38:27 PM
    "There's much much more," Federighi teases, including AirDrop, Apple's file sharing service.
  • James Martin 6/10/2013 6:38:34 PM
  • Scott Stein 6/10/2013 6:38:49 PM
    My, those friend circles are interesting.
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/10/2013 6:39:12 PM
    You can do this right from the share sheet. "You can do this from right where you are, you don't need to walk over and bump your phone," Federighi teases.
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/10/2013 6:39:25 PM
    Works on iPhone 5, iPad 4th gen, iPad mini
  • James Martin 6/10/2013 6:39:38 PM
  • Scott Stein 6/10/2013 6:39:44 PM
    So, I'm curious how across-the-board AirDrop will be. Could be amazing for events like these.
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/10/2013 6:39:47 PM
    New camera stuff: live photo filters.
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