Whatever Apple does, it becomes the talk of the town and the topic of speculation. Based on the leaked event schedule and widespread rumors, it is that time of the year when Cupertino Company organizes WWDC. WWDC is the platform where some important announcements happen around OS X and iOS.
An abbreviation of Worldwide Developers Conference, it is the event every Apple developer and user eagerly waits for. It is the platform that the company uses to launch new products and announce new version of software. Moreover, Apple also uses this opportunity to confer hundreds of scholarships to student developers through an application procedure.
The WWDC 2018 Date:
Based on the observation of the past years’ events, the keynote event of this year will happen during June 8-12.
What can we expect from Apple WWDC 2018?
This year, Apple is going to introduce the new versions of OS X 10.14 and iOS 12. This is the norm as the company wants the developers to get accustomed with the updates before the actual release that happen during fall.
Rumors are rife that Apple iOS 12 update will most likely revolve around optimization and stability improvement and won’t be a completely new design per se.
Revamped Streaming Music Service
Apple is expected to rebrand its existing and outdated Beats music service by integrating it with iTunes. The earlier rumors suggested its price anywhere below $7.99 but now it is expected to be around $9.99.
New Television Streaming Service
At WWDC-2018, Apple can also launch its television streaming service. A report from Wall Street has confirmed the Cupertino Company’s partnership with 25 content service providers like Fox, CBS and ABC. The service will offer 25 channels and will be available on a monthly charge of $30 to $40.
All new and better Apple TV Set Top Box:
Apart from this, get ready for an upgraded Apple TV at this year’s WWDC. Rumors are rife that this update is going to be a major change to the existing system which may include support for Siri and compatibility with App Store to download games and apps. It may also feature A8 Chip we are expecting to see in Apple’s much-rumored Apple iPhone 6S too. With Siri, the Apple TV can have voice-control capability with the connected devices at your home.
Tickets for WWDC 2018
It is difficult to get tickets for WWDC 2018 as these are sold out within 2 minutes as soon as these go on sale. With the same venue but increasing buzz around the event and more and more people wanting to attend the event, the tickets are hard to come by. In year 2017, the company opted for a lottery system and this year too, it may follow the suit.
The WWDC Ticket is priced at $1599 for many years now.
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