American tech giant Apple has announced that the 2022 Worldwide Developers Conference will be held from June 6 to 10 and will be streamed online.
According to GSM Arena, there will also be a face-to-face presence, but it will be limited. The opening performance will still be pre-recorded, but Apple Park at 1 Infinite Loop in Cupertino will open its doors to a limited number of developers.
The development team can watch Apple engineers and designers perform at the company. A lucky few had to apply via an online form in the first days of the week, and the company is now sending out invitations.
According to the report, all participants “must follow Apple’s health and safety protocols,” which means a negative COVID-19 test result must be submitted. However, masks are optional. Upon arrival, they will be given a tour of the facilities of the new Developer Center at Apple Park.
Apple is expected to introduce new versions of iOS, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS at the upcoming WWDC 2022. The company is said to be working on iOS 16 and macOS 13. The new iOS 16 is expected to bring a new redesigned design. app icons for Apple apps, camera app improvements, new widgets and updated themes. The update is said to be available for iPhones released after the iPhone 6s. Meanwhile, iPadOS 16 will reportedly bring floating app windows, new widgets, and support for video editing tools like Final Cut Pro, Logic Pro, and Xcode.
Recent reports have also suggested that Apple may introduce new hardware at the event. The company is said to be working on a new silicon-powered Mac Pro from Apple. It is likely that the company may introduce this product at WWDC 2022. The new compact Mac Pro is expected to feature a 40-core processor and a 128-core GPU. Along with that, Apple is expected to release a new iMac Pro with more scree, as well as a new Mac mini model.