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June 6 is here and it’ll soon be time to kick off Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference, or. The keynote will be livestreamed online for anyone to watch from home. While we don’t expect a slew of product launches today, we’re anticipating some exciting software upgrades, with being the buzziest. Apple typically uses the WWDC to tease its biggest fans about the future and to seed the ground with ideas that will power key, new features in its devices.
Alongside theand iPadOS 16 (the brains behind the iPhone and iPad, and the successor to last year’s iOS 15 and iPadOS 15), we can expect new versions of MacOS and as well. Among the big changes expected for the iPhone operating system are the addition of smaller apps, called widgets, to the phone’s lock screen.
This fall, according to Bloomberg, Apple will potentially add an. The iPad may also see refinement, allowing people to more easily use multiple apps at once on the tablet. Another tease toward the future may come in the form of new software features for augmented reality. AR software adds a layer of to the real world.
Want to watch Apple’s big announcements live? Read on for everything you need to know about the keynote, how to watch the livestream, and when everything is happening.
Two years ago at WWDC, Applecoming to its Mac computers and kicked off a transition from Intel-made chips to chips designed by Apple’s in-house team. That team had already been creating chips to power iPhones and iPads for more than a decade before transforming Macs too.
So far, the new computers powered by Apple’s M1 family of chips have received positive reviews for their. Apple could potentially use WWDC to announce its , as well as its long-awaited .
When is WWDC 2022?
Apple’s online-only WWDC(That’s 1 p.m. ET, 4 p.m. in the UK — and 1 a.m. AEST June 7. Sorry, Australia.)
Though Apple hasn’t announced whether Cook will headline the traditional opening keynote presentation, it would be a shock if he didn’t appear.
Where can I stream Apple’s event?
CNET will be covering the event live, as always, with real-time news, insight and analysis.
What tone can I expect from Apple?
Apple’s digital events are fast-paced and slickly produced. WWDC can also get a bit nerdy and silly at times, with Apple making groan-worthy jokes about its wacky marketing team coming up with names for its software.
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Author: Ian Sherr