With simply hours to go earlier than Apple’s WWDC keynote kicks off, the rumors are nonetheless coming in. Stay tuned to this submit as we proceed to trace the most recent developments and rumors as we rely down the hours to the massive present.
WWDC: How to look at
You can watch the WWDC keynote utilizing the TV app in your Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, or Mac, or by heading over to the Apple Events web page in Safari. Or you’ll be able to watch the occasion on YouTube beneath.
WWDC: Live updates
12:58pm ET: rattling Right Pt. 2 by Audry Nuna and DJ Snake is enjoying
1 pm ET: Tim Cook has began the keynote with “a big day of announcements about out technologies and platforms.”
1:05pm: Tim is speaking about Apple’s developer initiatives around the globe. A “huge week ahead of us.”
1:05pm: Craig Federighi takes us downstairs to speak iOS 16. New intelligence, sharing, and communication options.
1:06pm: ALL NEW LOCK SCREEN
1:08pm: Choose images, fonts, colours, widgets
1:10pm: Notifications roll in from the underside, Live Activities will provide “compact and glanceable updates”
1:12pm: Focus Filters allow you to get granular with Focus modes
1:15 pm: On-device dIctation allows you to “fluidly move between voice and touch.” Keyboard stays open, allows you to edit with out leaving the dictation interface
1:17pm: Live Text coming to video. Pause a video and seize textual content from any body.
WWDC: Last-minute rumors
Apple Store is down: As regular, Apple has taken down its on-line retailer in preparation for right this moment’s keynote. The message is completely different—as an alternative of “Be right back,” with an Apple emblem, there’s a WWDC picture, with “Developing news” title. Underneath it says “We’re making updates to the Apple Store. Check again after the occasion, streaming on apple.com or on the Apple TV app. It’s notable that that is the primary time since 2017 when Apple took down the Apple on-line retailer throughout a WWDC keynote. That 12 months, the HomePod and that iMac Pro had been revealed however didn’t ship till a lot later.
MacE-book Air: Mark Gurman and Ming-Chi Kuo agree that Apple is planning to launch a redesigned MacE-book Air at WWDC. However, it won’t come within the number of colours we’ve been anticipating. Gurman says rumors of an array of recent colours are “probably exaggerated” and Kuo says the brand new laptop computer will are available in “three standard color options (silver, space gray, gold), plus [probably] one new color.”
Adding extra gas to the rumor hearth, an inventory for a 14-inch MacE-book Air with an M2 processor, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB of storage was found at B&H Photo. However, a tweet by Shawn C. Steiner, who identifies himself as a B&H Senior Manager of Web Creative Content, says B&H has beforehand made product listings which are “guesses based on rumors” (extra on that in a bit), and that could possibly be what’s taking place right here and with the…
13-inch MacE-book Pro: Gurman says the schedule for the 13-inch MacE-book Pro has been “thrown off” as a result of provide crunch and can seemingly launch someday within the fall. 9to5Mac additionally uncovered an inventory at B&H Photo for a 13-inch MacE-book Pro with an M2 processor, however once more, that is in all probability a B&H guess based mostly on rumors.
Mac mini tower: Another B&H Photo itemizing, this one for a Mac mini tower with 8GB of RAM, 256GB of storage, and an M1 Pro processor. A B&H consultant says this itemizing was made as a guess for “the last event” and was by no means faraway from the location.
M2 Mac mini: One extra B&H Photo “guess” itemizing that was by no means taken down, this one is an M2 Mac mini with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage.
Mac Pro: Ian Zelbo, the artist liable for Front Page Tech’s Apple idea illustrations, reckons B&H has additionally given away the approaching launch of an Apple Silicon Mac Pro by labeling the present mannequin as “Item Discontinued.” (We haven’t been capable of corroborate this, nonetheless. All fashions of Mac Pro that we will see on there present up as that can be purchased, with anticipated supply starting from two to eight weeks.)
Zelbo additionally claims Apple has set its Mac Pro intro video on YouTube to personal, which could possibly be an additional clue to a brand new Mac Pro.
AR headset: While there was some hope that Apple would provide a preview of its upcoming AR headset, studies at the moment are saying it’s unlikely to make an look on the occasion.
watchOS 9: MyHealthyApple has noticed an FDA 501(Ok) submitting that factors to a brand new Apple Watch options that lets customers see a historical past of their atrial fibrillation readings.