What do you expect from Apple at WWDC 2017? [poll]
In April of this year, Apple announced the date of WWDC 2017. This year the event will be held from 5 to 8 June in San Jose. WWDC is the Premier event for developers and Apple fans, because often this area is used to announce new products.
Apple typically uses its annual developers conference WWDC, to announce software updates for existing products, giving developers the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the changes and possibly to integration with third party products, services and applications. The most expected at the event are the operating systems iOS 11, macOS 10.13, watchOS 4 and tvOS 11.
The probability of the announcement of the new version of iOS at WWDC almost one hundred percent. It is difficult to predict the features of next firmware for the iPhone and iPad, but some data do exist. According to information in the media, the eleventh edition of the basic “Apple” of the system will be very seriously differ in terms of features from what we can see now: there will be a dark mode interface, an improved Siri, remittances in iMessage, group FaceTime calls and more.
At last year’s WWDC Apple introduced macOS Sierra, which has got the support of Siri, Apple Pay and iMessage. This year Apple will show a new version of macOS 10.13, and the debut of the final version will traditionally take place in autumn.
This year, according to the insiders, Apple will also announce updates and equipment. Sources say that the company plans to introduce at WWDC three new laptops. In particular, the updated MacBook Pro will get faster Intel Kaby Lake. Will also announced a new modification of the 12-inch MacBook with a faster Intel chip, and 13-inch MacBook Air will get a new processor. The updates will affect only the hardware part of the gadgets — their appearance will remain the same. MacBook and MacBook Air no doubt in need of update, given the fact that the last time they received the update in 2016 and 2015, respectively.
In addition to the updated laptops Apple is preparing the announcement of a new 10.5-inch iPad. The device, according to rumors, will be unveiled it at the developer conference. Analysts believe that the cupertinos will release two tablet: 12.9-inch iPad Pro 2 and the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro. The latter will be very similar to the existing 9.7-inch iPad, but will get more thin frame around the screen.
At WWDC may also be presented “smart” speaker Speaker with built-in Siri voice assistant. According to rumors, Apple employees are testing the device for several months. Rumors attributed to device AirPlay support, the Apple Music, the ability to control home smart devices, thanks to deep integration with HomeKit, as well as the opportunity at any time apply to assistant with various assignments. The announcement of “smart” speaker system from Apple at WWDC is expected, and sales should begin in the fall.
And have you already decided what you want to see at WWDC 2017? If you have decided to make a list of the most anticipated new Apple, which would have included?
What do you expect from WWDC 2017?