What you need to know
- Apple has just announced WWDC 2021.
- It will take place on June 7 through 11.
- It will be an all-online event.
Apple has just announced that WWDC 2021 will take place on June 7-11 in an all-online format.
In a press release (opens in new tab) the company stated:
Apple is likely to announce a new version of iOS 15 to replace the current iOS 14, as well as new software for iPad, Mac, Apple TV, and Apple Watch. There was no new hardware at WWDC last year, and it's unclear if that trend will continue.
Apple says that its Swift Student Challenge will again take place during the event and that students can sign up starting today through April 18. WWDC21 is being hosted as part of Apple's $100 million Racial Equity and Justice Initiative:
Apple plans to share more programming information in advance of the event through the Apple Developer app and on its Apple Developer website.
Stephen Warwick has written about Apple for five years at iMore and previously elsewhere. He covers all of iMore's latest breaking news regarding all of Apple's products and services, both hardware and software. Stephen has interviewed industry experts in a range of fields including finance, litigation, security, and more. He also specializes in curating and reviewing audio hardware and has experience beyond journalism in sound engineering, production, and design.
Before becoming a writer Stephen studied Ancient History at University and also worked at Apple for more than two years. Stephen is also a host on the iMore show, a weekly podcast recorded live that discusses the latest in breaking Apple news, as well as featuring fun trivia about all things Apple. Follow him on Twitter @stephenwarwick9
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