Apple WWDC 2021 on June 7: How to watch keynote event, what to expect

1 week ago 19

Apple’s upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), volition hap virtually this twelvemonth and it kicks disconnected tonight. Apple is expected to marque respective cardinal announcements astatine the lawsuit this year. 

The Chief Executive Officer of Apple volition apt instrumentality the signifier with a keynote, followed by respective apical executives, to present bundle releases for Apple`s operating systems -- iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS.

This year's lawsuit is being held online from June 7-11 and volition footwear disconnected with a keynote code astatine 10:30 p.m. IST. 

Here's what you request to cognize astir the upcoming event:

The institution is streaming the lawsuit unrecorded connected its website and connected YouTube. Apple users tin ticker the keynote connected their iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV arsenic well. On the iPhone, iPad and Mac, users tin ticker the keynote connected the Safari browser for the champion experience. 

Just caput to https://www.apple.com/apple-events/. The Apple keynote presumption starts astatine 10:30 p.m. IST. It volition apt beryllium a two-hour show.

Following the keynote, developer sessions volition beryllium disposable online via the Apple Developer tract oregon the Apple Developer application.

1. iOS 15 whitethorn bring improvements to notifications and iMessage: Apple`s adjacent mentation of its mobile operating system, which volition presumably beryllium called iOS 15, could get large changes to notifications and perchance iMessage. 

For notifications, you whitethorn beryllium capable to person antithetic notification settings for situations similar driving, working, sleeping, oregon adjacent a customized category, and you`ll beryllium capable to flip those connected arsenic you request to. You mightiness besides beryllium capable to acceptable automatic replies based connected which notification mounting you're presently using, similar what you tin bash present with Do Not Disturb portion driving mode.

As for iMessage, Apple is seemingly moving connected features to marque it enactment similar "more of a societal network" to vie with Facebook`s WhatsApp.

2. Privacy-focused update: Apple besides plans to adhd a diagnostic that shows you apps that are silently collecting information astir you, continuing the company's inclination of adding privacy-focused updates to its operating systems.

3. iPadOS 15: For iPadOS 15, you tin seemingly expect a large update to the location screen, including the quality to enactment widgets anyplace you want. And with Apple conscionable introducing the caller M1-powered iPad Pros, here's hoping we spot immoderate caller upgrades to instrumentality vantage of the caller chip.

In May, Apple besides announced a batch of caller accessibility features coming to Apple`s operating systems, specified arsenic improvements successful iOS to VoiceOver, enactment for bidirectional proceeding aids, a built-in inheritance sounds player, and caller Memoji customizations similar cochlear implants.

Apple said these features would get "later this year," which suggests they`ll beryllium included successful iOS 15.4. Not overmuch is known astir Macos, Watchos 8, And Tvos 15, but we could spot a caller "Homeos":We haven`t heard each that overmuch astir upcoming bundle updates for the Mac, Apple Watch, and Apple TV, truthful we'll conscionable person to hold and spot what Apple is cooking up. One tidbit: macOS could beryllium a "more minor" update. 

That wouldn't beryllium excessively overmuch of a surprise, fixed that the macOS operating strategy got a large overhaul with Big Sur past year. However, we could spot the instauration of a brand-new operating strategy called "homeOS," which was precocious mentioned successful and aboriginal removed from an Apple occupation listing.

While it is unclear precisely which devices this OS is for, possibly it volition enactment connected Apple`s home-focused products similar the Apple TV and HomePod Mini. Apart from updates to iOS 15 and macOS 12, Apple could besides astonishment users with the motorboat of a caller MacBook Pro. New MacBook Pro could flaunt a caller plan and volition reportedly beryllium disposable successful 14-inch and 16-inch surface sizes. The Apple Silicon wrong the caller notebook volition reportedly beryllium called the M1X. 

Live TV

#mute