The MacRumors Show: WWDC 2023 Final Expectations

Amid rumors that this year's WWDC keynote could be one of the longest ever Apple events to introduce a series of new hardware products and major software updates, on the this week's episode of The MacRumors Show, we discuss everything we're expecting to see.

During its WWDC keynote on Monday, Apple is likely to preview a series of major updates for its operating systems, including watchOS 10, iOS 17, iPadOS 17, and macOS 14. The company is also expected to unveil an all-new 15-inch MacBook Air and refreshed Mac Studio models. Most importantly, Apple's first mixed-reality headset is expected to make its long-awaited debut at the event, alongside its operating system: "xrOS." To learn more about exactly what Apple is expected to announce based on rumors, see our detailed guide:

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Top Rated Comments

Attirex Avatar
15 months ago
MR staff is going to be hella busy on Monday and beyond. Articles posted every minute or so, I'm thinking. CMS will be burnin' up.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Lioness~ Avatar
15 months ago
Now everyone, go and have a great weekend and forget about Monday ?

Nothing is happening on Monday, until Monday.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Expos of 1969 Avatar
15 months ago
Good move guys. You ditched the white underwear.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
snak-atak Avatar
15 months ago
This is going to be the LONGEST WEEKEND of the year! Cannot wait for Monday to arrive!!
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Steve Golding Avatar
15 months ago
I would like to see a discussion about Apple's pricing policy. I can't talk about costs in America because I don't know, but here in Australia, well let's see.

In 2007 I bought a top of the range 17 inch MacBook Pro, it cost me AU$2900, then I upgraded in late 2013 to a top of the range replacement MBP15 inch, 16 gigs and 1TB it cost AU$3400. Now to get a top of the range replacement with reasonable memory and a 1TB the price is an amazing AU$6199.

Compare this with a 24 inch top of the range iMac I bought for the family in 2008 which cost AU$3100, I have upgraded it with an SSD and memory. If I wanted to replace this today the current 24 inch iMac I would be looking at a price of AU$3199, which in real terms over that time period is actually a reduction in its price. However the MacBook Pro seems to have gathered an extra AU$3000. Why? Where is that $3000 of added value? Or is that just an added Apple tax?
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Warped9 Avatar
15 months ago

No one mentioned the iMac which is still on M1?
I suspect the iMac will be updated with M3 come this fall. All indications, leaks, rumours and speculation are pointing to this.

Unless it’s deliberately hobbled in some way M3 will be more powerful than M2, but not as powerful as M2 Max, M2 Pro and M2 Ultra. So the Mac Studio and MacBook Pros will remain more powerful than an M3 iMac unless Apple gives the iMac an upgraded M3 or M2 Max option to put that variant on par with Apple’s Pro offerings.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)