WWDC 2024: Everything you need know

WWDC 2024 announcements could include a multitasking user interface redesign
A representational image OF WWDC 2024. — Apple
A representational image OF WWDC 2024. — Apple 

We're just two weeks away from Apple's most anticipated event of the year — the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC 2024). The event will showcase its latest software and hardware innovations.

What can you expect from WWDC 2024?

The event is expected to reveal major updates to its operating systems, including iOS 18, iPadOS 18, macOS 15, watchOS 18, and tvOS 18. Additionally, Apple may announce new hardware such as Macs with M3 chips and AirPods Max2.

The WWDC 2024 event will also include various sessions, workshops and labs, where developers can learn about Apple's latest technologies and network with other professionals in the field. Apple's ecosystem is rumoured to have an Apple ring and major AI upgrades.

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Apple may also announce RCS support in iOS 18, which will allow users to send RCS messages. Other rumours suggest that we can expect to see a new Apple TV and an updated Apple Watch series.

Software Announcements

Apple is expected to announce the latest version of its operating systems that will bring significant improvements and new features to Apple devices. Some of the rumoured features that we can expect from the WWDC 2024 announcements could include a multitasking user interface redesign, improved Siri functionality and improved privacy settings.

Hardware announcements

While Apple has already announced several hardware updates this year, WWDC 2024 may have some surprising announcements. Apple could announce new Macs with M3 chips, AirPods Max 2, and possibly the Apple Smart Ring.

The new Max is expected to feature improved performance, battery life and display quality, while the AirPods Max 2 are rumoured to feature noise cancellation and a sleeker design.

WWDC 2024 date and time

Apple Developers Conference WWDC 20234 will be held from June 10 to June 14. The main keynote is scheduled to begin at 10 am PT / 1 pm ET on its first day. Apple enthusiasts from around the world will gather at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California to witness the announcement of new technologies and innovations.

How to watch WWDC 2024?

The WWDC 2024 will be live-streamed on multiple platforms including YouTube, Apple's official website, and Apple TV as Apple’s TV and Developer offer the same livestream as Apple.com through first-party apps.