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Apple's WWDC App Updated Yet Again With Video Playback Bug Fixes On Eve Of Event

Apple's WWDC App Updated Yet Again With Video Playback Bug Fixes On Eve Of Event

June 10, 2013
On the eve of the start of the event it's meant to be a companion app for, the official WWDC app has been updated by Apple … again. Apple released the WWDC app a week before the opening of its developer conference this year, which kicks off with the company's highly anticipated keynote address at 10 a.m. PDT tomorrow. Then, just a couple of days ago, Apple issued an update to the app that contained a number of bug fixes. These included a couple of video playback enhancements:
  • Videos now continue to play over AirPlay when the device locks or after interruptions, e.g., a phone call
  • When playing videos, the audio ringer switch no longer mutes audio
Now, hours before the conference begins, Apple has once again pushed an update to the app aimed at enhancing its video playback support. This time, though, the company has opted to be rather nebulous in announcing what's new with the update. "Enhancements for video playback," the update's sole release note states. The new version of the WWDC app is available now in the App Store for free. The app is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad running iOS 6.1 or later. This year’s WWDC is expected to feature the launch of iOS 7 and iRadio, among other rumored Apple products and services. Stay tuned to AppAdvice for our coverage of WWDC 2013 as it happens. [gallery link="file" order="DESC"]

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