American tech giant Apple has revealed that the 2022 Worldwide Developers Conference will take place from June 6 to June 10 and will be streamed online.
According to GSM Arena, there will also be in-person attendance, but limited. The opening keynote 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 group of developers can watch the keynote at the company of engineers and designers from Apple. The lucky few got to apply via an online form early in the week, and the company is now sending out invitations.
According to the report, all attendees must “adhere to Apple’s health and safety protocols,” meaning a negative COVID-19 test must be provided. However, masks are optional. Once they’re in, they’ll tour the facilities at the new Developer Center in Apple Park.
Apple is expected to unveil 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 version of iOS 16 is expected to be redesigned. App icons, Camera app improvements, new widgets and upgraded themes for Apple apps. The update is said to be available for iPhones launched after the iPhone 6s. Meanwhile, iPadOS 16 will reportedly bring support for floating app windows, new widgets, and video editing tools like Final Cut Pro, Logic Pro, and Xcode.
Recent reports also suggest that Apple may launch new hardware at the event. The company is said to be working on a new Apple silicon powered Mac Pro. There is a possibility that the company may unveil this product at WWDC 2022. The new smaller Mac Pro is expected to feature a 40 core CPU and 128 core GPU. Along with this, Apple is also expected to launch a new iMac Pro and a new Mac mini model with a bigger screen.