Details of Apple’s WWDC 2022 Developer Conference.. Here’s how to watch

Today, Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference WWDC 2022 kicks off, an event where the company showcases the next generation of its hardware operating systems.

The company will introduce the new operating systems that run all iPhones, Macs, iPads, Apple Watches and Apple TV as well.

Many technical sources, including the “Nine to Five Mac” website and “Toms Guide”, revealed what is expected to be announced during the event, which will be held online, as it was in the recent events.

According to expectations, Apple will not only reveal the following major advantages of its new software, but will also provide beta versions for developers to update each operating system after the keynote.

Apple will provide more stable beta versions over the following weeks and months, and fall will see final versions released along with new devices when they are released.

Apple conference date

This year’s Developer Conference kicks off today, June 6, and runs until June 10, and the conference begins with the two videos that carry the keynote and the annual State of the Union speech on the day of the conference’s start, and the keyword video is usually directed to the general public, while the State of the Union video is directed More to the developers.

The keynote speech will be the highlight of the conference, and is scheduled to be delivered on the first day of the event, on Monday, and will begin at 6pm GMT.

iOS 16

It is expected that Apple will provide a version of iOS 16, according to reports, that version will include some major updates and improvements to both the Health app and how the iPhone deals with notifications.

Many of its key features are likely to be shared with other Apple devices running their operating systems, as was the case with iOS15, such as the Live Text feature that allows you to select text in images and the SharePlay feature that allows users to watch a program or movie remotely with each other some.

While predictions are that 6-year-old iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus devices may not get iOS 16.

iOS 16 may contain references to Apple’s long-rumored augmented reality glasses, says trusted expert Mark Gorman of Bloomberg Network, although we don’t know what features that might include.

macOS 13

Recent years have seen more Macs in the Apple ecosystem than ever before, and this happens not only with iPad apps running on Macs, but through Universal Control, which allows users to use their Mac and iPad using the same mouse and keyboard. .

So far, no predictions have emerged regarding what Apple will provide about this system, but it is expected that Apple will continue to give users reasons to stay in the macOS ecosystem, and not move to a device running another system.

watchOS 9

As for the Apple smartwatch operating system, watchOS 9, Apple is expected to offer more updates and improvements related to health and fitness, and integration with Apple’s HomeKit, Apple Wallet, and Apple Fitness Plus.

The Apple Watch Notes app may have some updates as well as quick note-taking in Safari.

iPadOS 16

Multitasking was improved in iPadOS 15, and gadgets were present in its previous updates, but many users were disappointed by the inability of the iPad to become more Mac-like.

But now, with the iPad Air 2022 containing the M1 chip, it seems that this year’s developer conference will announce the ability of iPads to run Mac applications, knowing that Macs can run iPad applications, and considering that there is a rumor that says that iPadOS 16 can run Mac applications. To offer a real desktop with resizable windows, Apple’s upcoming tablet operating system.

Link to the live broadcast of the Apple conference

To be able to watch the conference, it will be through the official Apple channel on YouTube, or through the official Apple website.

What was revealed last year

During the last 2021 session of the Apple Developer Conference WWDC 2021, the American Apple announced many updates to its smart devices, in addition to new operating systems.

The most prominent new updates that Apple presented to the public last year were as follows:

iOS 15 and iPadOS 15

During the conference session last year, Apple revealed several exceptional updates that it made to iPhones and iPads, running iOS 15 and iPadOS 15.

Among the updates that the system has added is the Auto Translate feature, through which text can be selected and translated in its place without the need for any other application.

Also, the method of multitasking has changed and it has become easier to use, by allowing the use of more than one application at the same time.

FaceTime Updates

A highlight of the iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 that Apple launched last year, iOS 15 includes a few new features for FaceTime, including features to help it compete with services like Zoom.

These features included spatial audio support, grid view for videos, portrait mode for videos, and FaceTime links.

Live Text

Artificial intelligence to read texts on images, came among the most prominent updates that Apple announced under the umbrella of its systems last year, with the launch of a feature called Live Text, which works with artificial intelligence and can read written sentences inside images.