Apple's WWDC 2012: iOS 6, Mountain Lion, and more (pictures)

At WWDC this year, Apple announced updates to its operating systems, iOS 6 and Mountain Lion, as well as its new lineup of hardware.

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Tim Cook at WWDC 2012

At Apple's annual developers conference, WWDC 2012, updates were unveiled for its operating systems (iOS 6 and Mountain Lion), and new MacBooks were announced.

Here, Apple's CEO, Tim Cook, takes the stage at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.
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App store expanding

With 30 billion apps downloaded, Apple announced that the store will be coming to 32 more countries, totaling up to 150 countries later this year.
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The hardware lineup

Apple's Senior Vice President of Product Marketing Phil Schiller unveiled the new lineup of MacBooks.
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The 13-inch MacBook Air

The 13-inch MacBook Air will feature a 1.8GHZ dual-core i5 processor, Intel HD Graphics, and a retail price of $1,199.
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The MacBook Pro

Calling it the "most beautiful computer we've ever made," Schiller shows a side-view of the 0.71-inch-thick new MacBook Pro. It will feature a Retina Display with 2,880x1,800-pixel resolution.
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Retina Display on your laptop

In addition to Final Cut Pro getting an update, you can now see a pixel-for-pixel 1080p video in the viewer from the notebook.
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Taking a peek inside

The MacBook Pro will feature: up to 2.3GHz quad-core processors, up to 16GB of 1,600Mhz RAM, and Kepler graphics (GeForce GT 650M).
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MacBook Pro with Retina Display

The MacBook Pro with Retina Display will also be equipped with 256GB of flash storage, and ports for SD, HDMI, USB 3, USB 2, MagSafe 2, and Thunderbolt connections. Starting price is a steep $2,199 and ships today.
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125 Million iCloud users

Craig Federighi, Apple's senior vice president of software engineering, announced that the new Mac OS X will boast 200 new features, including iCloud support built in.
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One new notification

The Notification Center, an iOS-carryover feature, puts all your banners and alerts in one place and will sport a new Notification logo.
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Sharing now integrated

Just like in iOS, users can send share items to various third-party services or other apps with a sharing button.
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A new Safari

In addition to integrating iCloud tabs, the new Safari has rid itself of a search box (instead you can now search for sites in the URL bar) and it has the fastest JavaScript engine of any OS.
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A new tabbed view

A new tab view feature in Safari lets you "pinch out" from a tab you're in, letting you either access another one or cruise through your other open tabs.
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Everyone needs a Power Nap

Power Nap keeps your Mac up to date, even while it sleeps. It can sync your iCloud, update software, backup your Time Machine, and fetch e-mail.
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Game Center and AirPlay

Game Center, Apple's social network for games, will now support Mac-to-Mac and Mac-to-iOS gaming. Here, Federighi is demoing this on an Apple TV set-top box that he's mirroring to another machine
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Leapfrogging with Snow Leopard

The Moutain Lion upgrade will be available in the Mac App Store for $19.99 in July, and users can upgrade from both Lion and Snow Leopard.
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Siri's been 'studying up and learning'

Scott Forstall, senior vice president of iOS software at Apple, says the new iOS 6 will have 200 new features, including an update to the virtual assistant, Siri. Here, Forstall asks Siri for Buster Posey's batting average.
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Siri can launch apps

Siri's new update includes more integration with third-party apps (like Tweeting and OpenTable reservations), it can now launch apps, and it will be available for the new iPad.
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Siri in your car

Apple's working with car manufacturers to let you use Siri from the steering wheel; manufacturers include Toyota, GM, Mercedes, BMW, Honda, and Audi.
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The Big 'F'

Facebook is now integrated with Siri. By entering your Facebook information once, you can post from Web sites and apps easily, and "like" items.
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New phone features

New phone features includes a "reply with message" options for incoming calls, and a "Do Not Disturb" feature that tells your phone not to bother you with interruptions, though texts and alerts will still come in.
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iCloud Tabs in iOS 6

Other iOS 6 updates consist of integrated iCloud Tabs (pictured here), the ability to FaceTime over a cellular connection, an offline reading list, smart app banners, and shared photo streams.
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Getting a pass

The new Passbook app lets you easily store and bring up your boarding passes, movie tickets, gift cards, bar codes, and QR codes.
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In-house maps is here

The highly anticipated (and speculated) in-house Map app for iOS 6 includes: info cards that give information about places, 3D features, a crowd-sourced traffic service, turn-by-turn navigation (finally!), and an estimated arrival time feature.
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Flying over the city

The Flyover features include digitally rendered 3D maps that let you virtually "fly over" your destination.
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A quick look at iOS 6

iOS 6 will be available this fall for iPhone users running 3GS and the second- and third-generation iPad.
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And so it goes

Tim Cook closes the WWDC 2012 keynote, which unveiled updates for Mac OS X, iOS 6, and new MacBook hardware.

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