What to expect: Apple WWDC 2019 starts today
Apple Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) 2019 will kick start later today, with some key announcements expected at the five-day event, which will end on June 7.
The Apple WWDC 2019 event will begin with the anticipated keynote that is expected to reveal the company’s all major software-focussed developments for the year 2019.
CEO Tim Cook and other key faces at Apple will participate in the keynote presentation that will take place at McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California.
The keynote will start at 10am PDT (10:30pm IST).
Looking at past reports, Apple will likely unveil iOS 13 along with a dedicated system-wide Dark Mode and various UI tweaks and enhancements.
MacOS 10.15 and new developer tools and improvements to the existing solutions could also be revealed.
For iPad users, iOS 13 is expected to bring an updated multitasking experience and various tweaks to the home screen. System improvements could also arrive on the iPad models.
It is also likely that Apple will highlight new computing capabilities of its tablet to rival the likes of Chromebooks and Microsoft’s Surface hybrids.
The Apple Watch lineup is also expected to receive a list of new features — extensive independence from the iPhone — through watchOS 6.
The new watchOS platform would also be detailed at the keynote session. It is believed to receive new apps and enhanced versions of its existing health-tracking features.
Further, apps such as a Calculator and a Books app could be announced specifically for newer Apple Watch models.
Apple TV users would also be pleased during the WWDC 2019 keynote presentation as the company is expected to announce the tvOS 13. The new platform would come with services to enhance multimedia experiences.
Apple may also reveal its new partnerships to uplift its digital content strategy. Additionally, iTunes is rumoured to be replaced with an updated Apple Music.