At WWDC (World Wide Developers Conference) in San Francisco today, Apple’s CEO Steve Jobs unveiled many new software products to the assembled press and developers. Among them, next-gen operating systems Mac OS X Lion (Available from July), which boasts over 250 new features and iOS 5 for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch available in the the Fall. iOS has now been freed from the need for computer activation and includes a revised notification system reminiscent of Android’s. iCloud was also demoed with 9 free Apps and allows for documents to be saved in the cloud and synced on the fly to all of your devices. Changes made to one device are propagated to another automatically. iTunes is now fully supported in the cloud. In iTunes you’ll find a new ‘purchased’ tab and you can look at all your albums find anything you like an by clicking a new cloud button it will allow you to sync the file to the cloud and download it to 10 additional devices. Your ripped CD music can also be transferred into the cloud via the new iTunes Match service, which scans your library and matches it to DRM-free versions in the iTunes cloud. For a comprehensive overview of all of the major features, announcements and a detailed analyses of the keynote click on the YouTube video box below to watch the Lack78 video entitled: WWDC 2011: iCloud, iOS 5, OS X Lion.

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