Apple Confirms June 4 WWDC Keynote Will Be Live Streamed

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Apple today added a new events page to its main website, confirming that the upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference keynote on June 4 will be live streamed and available to watch on the Apple website, through the WWDC app, and through the events app on the Apple TV.

Apple previously made it clear that the entire conference would be live streamed through the Developer website and in the WWDC app, but the new event page clarifies that the keynote will be available for all to watch even without a developer account, as it has been in past years.


At the 2018 Worldwide Developers Conference, we are expecting to see Apple unveil next-generation versions of iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS, with the software made available to developers later in the day for testing purposes ahead of a fall launch.

While we haven't heard specific details on hardware products coming at WWDC, there are multiple possibilities. Rumors have suggested we could potentially see new iPad Pro models and perhaps a new iPhone SE, and several Macs are due for a refresh, including the MacBook Pro, iMac, and 12-inch MacBook. Last year, these machines were refreshed at WWDC.

We're also waiting on the AirPower, Apple's promised charging mat that's designed to charge the newest iPhones, the AirPods, and the Apple Watch all at once, and alongside the AirPower, we're expecting a new wireless AirPods charging case. These could see a launch following WWDC.

We'll have more detail on what we can expect to see unveiled at WWDC next week.

For the June 4 keynote event, MacRumors will provide a live blog both here on MacRumors.com and on our MacRumorsLive Twitter account, along with detailed coverage of everything Apple announces during the week.

Related Roundup: WWDC 2020

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29 months ago
iOS 12: performance improvements, no big new features
MacOS: performance improvements, no big new features
TVOS: performance improvements, no big new features
Apple Watch: who cares
HomePod: Airplay 2 released same day for stereo pairing
iPhone SE 2: now with wireless charging so it can be used on...
Apple charging mat: now available
iPad Pro 3: bezeless redesign with Face ID
Apple Pencil 2: wireless pairing via W1 chip, wireless charging via Apple charging mat

And somehow this will all take 4 hrs to announce.
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29 months ago
Brushing up on my Mandarin.
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29 months ago

I’m just going to keep my expectations low.

That's still too high.
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29 months ago
I’m just going to keep my expectations low.
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29 months ago
It’s kind of sad most people aren’t expecting much at all. The past year has been pretty disappointing. Hopefully they will bring some really big surprises.
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29 months ago
Maybe they will announce a new product shipping by forth quarter and then ships February. :rolleyes:
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