I you've been able to tear yourself away from all the E3 Expo gaming news, you might have noticed Apple have unveiled the new features awaiting us in iOS 7 at the Apple WWDC keynote on Monday (along with news about OS X Mavericks and iTunes Radio).
Developers can already get their hands on iOS 7 and registered users at developer.apple.com can try out Xcode 5 (beta). The general public will have to wait until the advised iOS 7 release date of Fall / Autumn, before the upgrade will be available for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
Other than the new design work that has gone into the new version, the 3 main iOS 7 features Apple is promoting are the new Control Center, AirDrop for iOS, and smarter multitasking.
But there are a bunch of other improvements under the bonnet which were touched upon during the keynote speech, including:
There's great news for iOS app developers - Apple are bringing a slew of new tools and features together in XCode 5, making available a whole host of new iOS 7 Developer APIs too.
If you're feeling adventurous, go and grab the Xcode 5 beta, which has goodies including:
There's a lot of'em! Here are some of the highlights:
There's a stack of information over at developer.apple.com but if you want to learn from an industry expert who can swiftly guide you to becoming a top-notch iOS developer, then give us a call, because we'd love to help.
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