Good morning! Here’s the news:
- Apple announced major upgrades for its line of MacBooks, a new iOS for iPhone and much more at the Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday.
- Apple updated the MacBook Pro with Retina Display and a thinner body, and made the MacBook Air faster.
- iOS 6 for iPhone comes with deeper Facebook integration, a refreshed App Store and an improved Siri. Here’s our tour of all the new features.
- Apple’s newest operating system for Macs got a big update too. Mac OS X 10.8 comes with Game centre, iCloud integration and a dictation feature.
- Apple also finally unveiled its alternative to Google Maps for mobile, but it’s missing at least one key feature.
- The big takeaway from the event, according to Business Insider’s Jay Yarow, is that Apple is really going to try to kill Google.
- In other non-Apple news: Asus spilled the beans that Google’s first Android tablet is coming later this month.
- Facebook just hired everyone from a startup called Pieceable and will now shut it down.
- Twitter has officially moved into its new office at 1355 Market Street. Employees celebrated with lunch out on the rooftop garden of the office.
- Here’s who might buy Jack Dorsey’s mobile payments startup Square if it can’t raise $250 million.