Apple’s WWDC 2017 begins on June in San Jose, here’s what we can expect
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WWDC or World Wide Developer’s Conference is Apple’s annual developer event and the home to new platform launches for the Cupertino based company.

Usually WWDC happens in San Francisco, however this year the conference is being held in San Jose, California at the McEnery Convention Centre. The conference is scheduled to begin on June 5, and it’ll go on until June 9. Tickets will go on sale for the conference starting March 27.

Surprisingly, the last time Apple did this was in 2002, when the legendary Steve Jobs held a funny bogus funeral for MacOS 9. So this definitely gets us excited for what we can expect from this year’s WWDC. This could point towards some big announcements.

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MacOS 11
This year’s MacBook did create a good amount of buzz, with Apple’s TouchBar integration with numerous third-party app developers. However, many apps still don’t fully make the most out of the TouchBar. We could see better integration of the OS with the TouchBar, with the inclusion of more features with the new UI for better productivity.



Along with the goodies for the TouchBar, we can expect a few aesthetic and security improvements. Also, one trend that we’ve been seeing every year with MacOS, is that it is getting more and more connected with iOS. Be it the hand-off feature or inclusion of Siri on MacOS Sierra. We can expect to see an even closer integration between the two platforms, making the overall ecosystem even more intuitive.

Besides this, the fact that Apple is hosting the event in San Jose, the very place Apple hosted a mock funeral for MacOS 9 points towards some big changes. This could also mark support for ARM based apps for Mac OS which would pave the way for ARM powered MacBook in the feature. Apple already uses an ARM SoC on the new Macs which power the Touch Bar.

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iOS 11
Apple iOS 10 wasn’t a big improvement over iOS 9, however, it brought forth refinements to the overall user interface and also added a number of missing features that have been there in competing platforms like Android. We could expect a major overhaul with the way the OS looks and feels while retaining its minimalistic nature. It could also point towards some of the functionality that Apple may end up introducing in the next iPhone.



With Apple increasingly investing in machine learning and AI and also IoT some announcements could point towards these technologies. Last, it launched Home kit for controlling IoT devices in smart homes, and we could see more advancements in this space. With Google stepping up its AI game, Siri feels underwhelming, Apple could perhaps make some big improvements to its assistant. We could expect Apple to revamp Siri to make it more user-friendly, and responsive.

Privacy could also be big on Apple’s radar as it was a big deal for the company last year. With Donald Trump as the US President, Apple’s focus could wildly increase in the space.

WatchOS
Apple Watch Series 2 got major software improvements with its WatchOS 3. With Android Wear 2.0 stepping up the smartwatch game, and making it more user friendly for iOS users, it is expected that Apple could give Android Wear a strong blow to prevent iOS users from switching.



With Apple increasingly investing in machine learning and AI and also IoT some announcements could point towards these technologies. Last, it launched Home kit for controlling IoT devices in smart homes, and we could see more advancements in this space. With Google stepping up its AI game, Siri feels underwhelming, Apple could perhaps make some big improvements to its assistant. We could expect Apple to revamp Siri to make it more user-friendly, and responsive.

Privacy could also be big on Apple’s radar as it was a big deal for the company last year. With Donald Trump as the US President, Apple’s focus could wildly increase in the space.

tvOS
Apple TV tried to step up its game with the upgrade in tvOS, by adding Siri to the mix and a bunch of aesthetic improvements to the user interface. However, it has still left far behind when coming to the hardware, as it still doesn’t stream in 4K.



Brands like Roku, and Google (with its Chromecast) are stealing the show with a better hardware package, delivering 4K streaming at a not-so-expensive price point.

However, Apple recently hired the chief of Amazon's Fire TV unit -Timothy Twerdhal for Apple TV. His expertise could come in handy to improve Apple TV for delivering a better hardware and software experience

The updated OS already does a decent job in suggesting content to watch as well has a fairly loaded content library, since it has all the major streaming platforms clubbed into it.

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