It’s that time of the year again! The Apple Worldwide Developers Conference is Monday, June 13, and you can watch the whole thing LIVE right here.
Starting at 1pm ET, Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference is set to kick off at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, California. During the conference, Apple’s top executives are expected to make some very exciting announcements about Apple products and software.
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Is Apple’s annual WWDC the most wonderful time of the year? For techies and iEverything lovers alike, the answer is yes, absoluetly! Don’t worry, you can tune in to the 2016 WWDC completely free to get all of the latest and greatest updates from the executives themselves. Click HERE to watch the WWDC LIVE on Apple’s site.
Every year rumors about different Apple products swirl like crazy before the WWDC, but we won’t know what is actually coming until the conference itself begins. Hopefully they’ll jump right into the good stuff!
In case you’re wondering what some of the rumored product and software updates will be, have no fear! Here’s a quick rundown, as originally reported by The Verge.
First and foremost, rumor has it that Siri is getting a major promotion. Not only is the voice-activated app supposed to launch on Mac desktops and laptops, but there is a chance it will also be opened up to interact with third-party apps. This will be a huge competitor to Amazon’s Alexa, who has been working with third-party apps since July 2015.
Secondly, it’s rumored that Apple Music will be getting a total revamp. This goes hand-in-hand with their new Student Membership program, as well as rumors that the “Connect” section might be eradicated due to limited success.
Some other potential updates during the WWDC will be: Apple Pay working on the web and through iMessage for person-to-person payments, updates to iOS and OS X, which make sense given the Siri and Apple Music revamps. There could also be updates to tvOS and watchOS, though there are no rumblings yet on exactly what those updates will be. Hmm!
Tell us, HollywoodLifers — What are YOU hoping to see during the WWDC? Comment below and let us know!