WWDC Keynote Roundup Part 1: Mac OS X 10.10 “Yosemite”

We are rounding up WWDC on a platform wise basis, telling you which of our predictions (and rumours) came out to be true. So, this will be a three-part series: Mac OS X, iOS, Developers’ stuff.


Note: Hey guys, sorry I could not post as I had to be somewhere yesterday but here goes.


The day before yesterday morning (or night if you are on this side of the globe) Apple kicked off its WWDC 2014 event with its keynote.

Apple CEO Tim Cook started it off, proudly showing off the rapid adoption rate of OS X 10.9 Mavericks, 51%, which was released last year in October and compared it to Microsoft’s Desktop OS’s latest iteration, Windows 8 which had reached a measly 14%, even though it was released over a year ago in October 2012.

OS X Mavericks vs. Windows 8 Adoption

 

One of the key reasons behind Mavericks success was its non-existent price tag of FREE. Another reason being the highly touted performance upgrades on the software side.

After this little announcement, majority of keynote was presented by Apple SVP of Software Engineering, Craig Federighi…

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