Apple’s much-awaited Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) is almost here. The Cupertino company had to delay the developer-focused event and hold it fully online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 31st annual event will have Apple unveil the latest version of software for its products. Apple could also unveil a couple of new hardware products during the keynote address. Here’s the start time, how you can watch Apple’s WWDC livestream online, and other details.
Apple WWDC livestream online start time and how to watch
The online-only event will be held between June 22 and June 26. It will start at 10 AM PDT (1 PM EDT) on Monday, June 22. Here’s the start time in your local time zone. The online conference is free for everyone to watch. You don’t have to be a developer to watch the keynote. The Cupertino company will stream it on a variety of platforms for fans and developers all over the world.
The easiest way to watch the WWDC livestream online is via Apple’s YouTube channel or by visiting the company’s website. You can also stream it using the Events app on your Apple TV. Developers can visit the Apple Developer website to stream it.
It’s worth pointing out that only the keynote address will be streamed on YouTube. If you want to watch other sessions such as the Platforms State of the Union, you have to access them only via the Apple Developer app and Developer website.
The Platforms State of the Union session will start at 2 PM PDT (5 PM EDT) on June 22. It’s where Apple allows developers to take a deep dive into the changes coming to iOS, macOS, iPadOS and other software.
What to expect?
Every year at the WWDC event, Apple unveils the latest version of its operating systems. This year, we expect the iOS 14, watchOS 7, iPadOS 14, and the latest version of macOS. According to the rumor mill, the upcoming iOS 14 will support all devices currently working on iOS 13.
In the past, Apple has also used the WWDC to announce new hardware products. According to The Verge, the tech giant could launch an upgraded version of Apple TV 4K with a new processor at the event. We could also see the tile-like AirTags that would allow us to track our devices. Apple could also unveil the ARM-powered MacBook at the WWDC.