What Are Your Thoughts On The Keynote?

Hondamaker

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I thought the keynote went well despite the absence of Phil Schiller. As for Yosemite and iOS 8, did the announcement meet your expectations? I was really excited to see the many new features of both OS's.
 
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I watched most of it and I was super excited about the features, especially finally being able to quick reply on iOS, and answer phone calls on OS X. :)

The presentation went very well in my opinion. Funny moments as well.
 

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I thought it was a good WWDC. I always like hardware, even if its a MacBook or iMac that I'll never buy. It felt rushed. Maybe because I was blogging at the time, but it was like rapid fire new features, many of which were footnotes. Take Hey, Siri and the Shazam features. That slide was like, bing, boom -- on to the next.

I think many of the features will take time to truly appreciate, since they require developers.
 
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This was the most enjoyable software-only WWDC I've seen. I really liked the useful enhancements Apple brought to iOS 8. It shows that Apple is paying attention to the jailbreak community.
 
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I thought it was a good WWDC. I always like hardware, even if its a MacBook or iMac that I'll never buy. It felt rushed. Maybe because I was blogging at the time, but it was like rapid fire new features, many of which were footnotes. Take Hey, Siri and the Shazam features. That slide was like, bing, boom -- on to the next.

I think many of the features will take time to truly appreciate, since they require developers.
I actually liked that it had that rush feeling to it. I mean, they can only explain and show the different features for so long. Once we install the software, we will then really get to dive into it and see it for ourselves.
 

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I was a little underwhelmed. I just feel like there could of and should of been more. Seems as if the new features are only good if you have a Mac. New Siri upgrades, and in app replying are nice. But other then that, what's else?
 
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I was a little underwhelmed. I just feel like there could of and should of been more. Seems as if the new features are only good if you have a Mac. New Siri upgrades, and in app replying are nice. But other then that, what's else?
Wow, Mac. Sometimes you amaze me.
 

Iloveiphones

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As my statement still stands, my main likes are in app texting, Siri, and swiftkeys. I don't own a mac nor do I use iMessage.

Spotlight May or may not be useful, will have to see when I actually get it installed.

All nice features, but let's hope fall is much more exciting.
 
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As my statement still stands, my main likes are in app texting, Siri, and swiftkeys. I don't own a mac nor do I use iMessage.

Spotlight May or may not be useful, will have to see when I actually get it installed.

All nice features, but let's hope fall is much more exciting.
Mac, fall is hardware. Today was software.I don't use a Mac, either, but I use iMessage all the time and love it.

You actually go by what "nay-say investors" say? Hahah!
 

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Mac, fall is hardware. Today was software.I don't use a Mac, either, but I use iMessage all the time and love it.

You actually go by what "nay-say investors" say? Hahah!
I am aware that today was software and fall is hardware. :) But, perhaps this isn't the thread for it, but I see no use in iMessage. Never have.

I'm an investor, and the vibes they are giving off must be rubbing off on me.
 
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I am aware that today was software and fall is hardware. :) But, perhaps this isn't the thread for it, but I see no use in iMessage. Never have.

I'm an investor, and the vibes they are giving off must be rubbing off on me.
Then you're not a very wise investor. Read your history. Apple stock often falls immediately after a WWDC or hardware keynote. You don't live day-to-day in investing, especially at your age and level of investing experience, unless you want to lose money. Learn to see the long term.
 

Iloveiphones

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Then you're not a very wise investor. Read your history. Apple stock often falls immediately after a WWDC or hardware keynote. You don't live day-to-day in investing, especially at your age and level of investing experience, unless you want to lose money. Learn to see the long term.
I know Apple falls on WWDC.

But, what I was implying and slightly ribbing ya was I'm saying this keynote was a little underwhelming. There are investors that say they think the company is done for and such, and maybe they are rubbing off on me .
 
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I know Apple falls on WWDC.

But, what I was implying and slightly ribbing ya was I'm saying this keynote was a little underwhelming. There are investors that say they think the company is done for and such, and maybe they are rubbing off on me .
How many investors are saying that? I've seen a lot of posts today from Apple shareholders who are excited as hell over the new software.
 

Sassytallsista

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Overall I enjoyed it. I really like the changes to Safari, seamless integration, Siri and touch id in app. I must admit I was surprised at the Imac dial out feature, it wasn't something I considered, but after the demo i'm looking forward to it.

One thing that gave me a lot of pride in being an Apple supporter, was when Tim said the youngest developer in the room was 13..... it's good to see a big company like Apple embrace and invest in young talent
 

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I thought the keynote was good. As a Mac user I appreciate how Apple is increasing functionality between iOS and OSX.

It's looking like Microsoft will be doing the same with the windows 8.1 family.

~S