Sunday, June 14, 2020

WWDC20: It’s that Time of the year Again

The Cupertino based tech giant has recently announced the schedule for the long awaited WWDC20. Plus there’s also a special keynote planned, that’s worth taking a look at. There are even talks that Apple will ditch their Intel chips for new ARM based Macs. This will be a first in decade in which Apple takes such a step. 

What to Expect From WWDC20? 

In a first of its kind, this year’s Apple event will be totally digital. This we know is on account of what. On Wednesday Apple released the schedule for its first only digital event. The WWDC20 will kick start on the 22nd of June. The event will begin with a keynote, Of course, besides others.

The other itinerary for the day includes Platforms of the Union, all new developer forums, 100 and more engineering sessions, one to one labs with Apple engineers and much more.

Where can You watch Apple WWDC20? 

In a press statement released by Apple, the keynote address scheduled for June 22, will take place at 10am PT. You can watch the event live from the Apple website or the Apple developer app or YouTube or the Apple TV app. The keynote address will be streamed live directly from Apple Park.

After the keynote address, The Cupertino based company will conduct its annual Platform State of Union address. This event unlike the one above can be watched form the Apple developer website or the Apple developer app and on demand.

Besides all this you can also watch a 100 plus engineering sessions and all new developer forums, curtesy of Apple, all of which are scheduled to take place later in the day.

What to look out for at WWDC 2020? 

Typically Apple unveils the latest and greatest it has in the form of iOS, WatchOS, iPadOS, MacOS, the likes of which power macs, iPhones, iPads and of course the Apple watch.

Although the WWDC event is mostly focused on software and its associated updates, Apple hasn’t shied away in the past from releasing new hardware too. In 2019, Apple announced the latest Mac pro. So it’s quite possible that we could see new gadgets in the form of a new iMac and an updated Apple TV.

Also to counteract the competition, namely from the likes of Bose and Sony, Apple may also release a new pair of over the ear headphones. The new over the ear headphones will likely be upwards of $350 and may be called AirPods Studio.

Last but not the least Apple also plans on shedding its Intel chips for ARM based ones to sit under the hood of its Macs. This will be a first for the tech giant in over a decade.

Apple’s WWDC20 will stream from 22 June to 26 June. The keynote address will also be available on playback on demand after the event. The engineering sessions are geared towards guiding app developers, in well, app development, focusing on technical and design elements. Apple will also release videos of these sessions every day.

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