Apple is starting its tenth year of the App Store with an APPsolutely exciting slew of announcements made on Monday (6.5.17) at its 2017 Worldwide Developers Conference and Semaphore Mobile is right on board. With a dozen apps loaded to the App Store at its 2008 opening, and almost 400 since along with nearly 300 for Android operating systems, Semaphore has always met the need and kept up to speed.
“Apple continues to innovate and the Semaphore team looks forward to working with these new feature and products to help in our clients growth to market,” said Eric Silverthorn, President and Founder of the Dallas-area based Semaphore Mobile. One of 16 million registered developers in the Apple developer program, Semaphore Mobile has held its head high for longer than any other Dallas-based development team. “Every year the app world gets stronger and so does Semaphore, updating, upgrading, and marking success.”
Apple’s announcements on Monday included introductions of iPhone iOS11, HomePod, 10.5 and 12.9” iPad models, ARKit, development tools for the design of augmented reality mobile apps, an update to the Apple Watch, an invigorated Mac hardware roleout including a introducing an iMac Pro with an 18-core processor and 22 teraflops of GPU performance, an iMac with faster processors and enhanced graphics, and MacBook Pro laptops and MacBook Pro also with greater speed. In addition, Apple announced macOS High Sierra which will support the Apple File System, a newer Metal API, and a new Photos app sidebar for editing tools and albums and for iOS TV fans, Amazon Prime Video will soon be available.
“Thinking back 15 years or more to our first ‘app’ builds,’ long before the public market knew what was to come, we were meeting contact tools for our customers. A decade later we’re still at the forefront of the business and we’re thrilled to continue to meet the demand and share in the success of Apple and Android operating systems.” said Silverthorn, whose company grew from the productivity tools he was providing to clients around the world.
From conversions and markups to PDF files, to greater use of the Apple Pen, and from scanning documents from within the Notes application to being able to use Apple Pay for commerce or social exchanges from within the Messenger app – the next decade of Apple goodness is on the way.