Apple WWDC event will reportedly lack any hardware reveals

Apple WWDC event will reportedly lack any hardware reveals

Apple WWDC event will reportedly lack any hardware reveals

Here's what I predict business users can expect from WWDC 2018. It's also planning to release a low-priced laptop that'll serve as the official successor to the MacBook Air, plus an iPad Pro with Face ID, Bloomberg claims.

The event begins at 10am local time and 6pm BST. Though, you do require Apple devices including iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch running iOS 10 or later in order to watch the live-stream. For instance, the smart voice assistant should be able to play a song from other music streaming services rather than asking for Apple Music. Stay tuned with TechnoCodex for more updates. Apple is rumored to debut a cheaper HomePod this year at the WWDC event.

While AR gaming might not take center stage, Apple might package at least one key update into iOS 12, Bloomberg added. One of the tools is created to help users monitor how much time they spend on their devices and inside of certain applications.

These "digital health" tools will break down the time spent using the phone and its individual apps.

Apple is thinking about digital addiction after two shareholders of the company warned that excessive use of smartphones children can adversely affect their development and health.

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If that sounds familiar, that's because it's similar to Google's recently announced Android updates, which are also meant to combat phone addiction. Another big feature one can expect to see in iOS 12 is a renewed focus on "iBooks". After iOS 11 was launched with a plethora of bugs and issues which Apple is still ironing out, the next generation software will focus on performance issues and features that were previously not prevalent in iOS.

There are no concrete pieces of evidence yet to determine if these new Apple Watches will be bigger in size to make room for the larger screen or would it be the same with a compact structure that will fit the mentioned upgrades.

Apple in the coming week will introduce tools for letting two iPhone users share augmented reality.

With WWDC only days away, rumors are starting to leak of what Apple will launch and discuss this year. This is the function that lets users send money via iMessage to other contacts. Apple Watches might also feature a thinner bezel for a better aesthetics that will standout compared to the previous models.

Though new MacBooks and iPads won't be on the docket, Bloomberg reports that a new Apple Watch design is in the works.

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