WWDC 2014 is all ready to accelerate into first gear today, and if you’re reading this then the chances are that you have a fervent interest in what Tim Cook and his executive team are planning to announce. The annual developer meet-up, affectionately known as WWDC, is Apple’s unique way of showcasing its new technologies and products to developers and journalists, while also giving developers an opportunity to offer hands-on labs and valuable feedback sessions. It’s also a great insight into how Apple sees its own roadmap for the year ahead, so here are the details of how, where and when you can follow along at home.
In less than 24 hours the big initial WWDC keynote will be over and we'll know the answers to so many of the questions that we've been posing over the last few weeks. With banners already giving huge hints that we'll be seeing the first glimpses of iOS 8 and Mac OS X 10.10, we're still left with plenty to guess.
As you'll almost certainly be aware of by now, Apple's WWDC 2014 is set to begin on Monday, and all of this week, preparations have been made within the Moscone Center venue in San Francisco. A traditional location for WWDC and numerous other Apple events, the interiors of the exhibition hall have been decorated to welcome the siege of developers embarking upon next week's event, and now, we're catching our first glimpse of some iOS 8-related signage.
Apple's annual WWDC event is only a matter of days away, and as developers and journalists descend on The Moscone Centre in San Francisco the anticipation of what Tim Cook and his executive will introduce is starting to grow exponentially. If this particular analyst's predictions ring true then a cheaper iMac as well as an iPhone 5s with 8GB of internal storage could make an appearance during the conference.
With reports having already indicated that Apple's WWDC 2014 keynote will see the company unveil some new hardware along with the perceived formality of OS X 10.10 and iOS 8, the Cupertino giant has just announced that the initial announcement show-piece will be streamed live to those on Mac, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Apple TV. In updating the WWDC site, Apple also alludes to some "exciting announcements," and although we don't know precisely what's in store just yet, we can't wait for Tim Cook and co. to tell all.
The likes of Nest and Philips Hue bulbs have been integral to the advancement of the home automation scene, and now, it seems that Apple is taking a vested interest in this particular field. Apparently, we'll be hearing more about this move at WWDC 2014 next week, which will see new software features put in place to support these kinds of products.
Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference, otherwise known as WWDC, kicks off in less than two weeks' time, and in advance of the event's commencement, the fruit company has just updated its official WWDC app for WWDC 2014. As you might expect, the whole app has been given the standard iOS 7 makeover, accented throughout by a neat orange tint, and if you're planning on heading down to the event, it provides all of the information you'll need.
WWDC is regularly used by Apple to give us a first glimpse at the next-generation of iOS and provide us some valuable insights into how the company is performing and what the immediate future might look like. If that's still not reason enough to sit up and take note, then how about some fantastic free WWDC 2014 themed wallpapers for your iPhone and iPad?