If it feels such as you simply watched an Apple keynote full of product bulletins, that is since you did! Final month, Apple executives appeared in a livestreamed video presentation the place they confirmed off new iMacs, new iPads, and another colourful trinkets.
However this week marks the arrival of Apple’s Worldwide Builders Convention, the yearly gathering the place the corporate exhibits off the entire enhancements coming to iOS, macOS, iPadOS, and the entire software program that powers its units and companies. So whereas final month’s present was all about atoms, this week’s presentation is all about bits.
For the great rundown of what to anticipate from WWDC 2021, learn the overview by our very personal Lauren Goode. The quick model is that we will financial institution on seeing some previews of the following variations of the software program that powers iPhones, iPads, Macs, Apple Watches, and Apple TV packing containers. WWDC is, by identify and by nature, a developer convention, so we will additionally anticipate the presentation to get barely extra technical than the standard Apple product announcement.
One factor we’re sure of is that as we speak’s present can be merely a preview of issues to return. The software program Apple will show throughout its presentation can be coming to units later this yr (possible September) and can be obtainable solely to builders and beta testers till then.
The right way to Watch
Apple’s presentation will begin at 1 pm Jap, 10 am Pacific, as we speak, Monday, June 7. You possibly can stream it within the participant on the prime of this web page. You too can view the stream on Apple’s web site, within the Apple TV app, or on the corporate’s YouTube channel.
That Apple TV possibility is new as of final yr—now that Apple has its personal streaming service, it additionally has a devoted video app on cellular units, Apple TV packing containers, Roku packing containers, and in some sensible TVs. You possibly can open that app and discover the choice to stream Monday’s occasion whether or not or not you subscribe to the month-to-month Apple TV+ streaming service.
We would suggest launching the stream in your tv utilizing both your YouTube app or the Apple TV app. The corporate’s slickly produced showcases characteristic plenty of high-impact visuals that look good within the bigger format. In addition to, when you watch it in your tv, that frees up your laptop computer for Slacking and tweeting about Craig Federighi’s hair. (The Apple vice chairman runs the present at WWDC and he actually does have an spectacular mane.)
Anticipate Apple’s presentation to final round 90 minutes. As soon as the occasion ends, come again to WIRED for protection that rounds up the bulletins and highlights the trade developments that Apple is each responding to and advancing with its newest software program releases.
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