WWDC 2021: Watch Apple’s Subsequent iOS, MacOS, and M1 Reveals Dwell From Your Sofa

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Apple used its spring event this year to announce the new one M1 iPad Pro, a new M1-powered iMac, AirTags and a purple iPhone 12. Soon we will learn all about the new things these gadgets can do with Apple’s annual barrage of free software updates: iOS 15, iPadOS 15, MacOS 12, WatchOS 8 and TVOS 15 (and maybe even HomeOS). The tech giant plans to hold its fully digital Worldwide Developers Conference, or WWDC, online from June 7th to 11th. The keynote, which was likely chaired by CEO Tim Cook, starts at 10 a.m. PT Monday. Fans and developers can watch the videos online for free.

Last year Apple announced a big change to its Mac computers Transition in the way they are powered from Intel chips to chips developed by Apple’s in-house team. This group has been making chips for iPhones and iPads for more than a decade, and now Apple says these chips are capable of powering computers as well. So far, the new computers with the new M1 chip have had positive reviews for theirs long battery life and cooler feeling. Despite the initially positive response, industry observers are curious to see how these chips will drive themselves more powerful computers. Apple could also use the event to host its Next generation M2 chips.

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M1 is the marketing name for Apple’s more powerful versions of its iPhone and iPad chips for computers.

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We could learn more about the next version of macOS too, but the biggest announcement of the event is likely to be iOS 15 and iPadOS 15, the latest annual update to enterprise software for iPhones and iPads. This time the software update, which is usually free and released along with new iPhones in autumn, it is rumored change additional standard apps, add new ways to deal with app notifications and redo it Home screen widgets for small apps more interactive. (Currently they update data, but usually a tap gets you into the app instead of just interacting through the widget.)

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There are also rumors that the Apple Watch and its software may get new features. The Apple Watch can currently track movement, heart rate, EKG and blood oxygen levels. The next rumored step could be Add blood sugar levels.

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When is WWDC 2021?

Apple’s pure online WWDC begins June 7th at 10 a.m. PT, 1 p.m. ET, 6 p.m. BST, and 3 p.m. AEST on June 8th. (Sorry, Australia.) While Apple hasn’t officially announced whether CEO Tim Cook will lead the traditional opening keynote presentation, it would be a shock if he didn’t show up.

Last month, Cook said at the Epic Games vs. Apple Trial in Oakland, California.

Where can I stream Apple’s event?

You can stream Apple’s event directly from the company’s website. Here at CNET, as always, we’ll be reporting live on the event, with the real-time news, insights, and analysis only available here.

What can we expect from Apple at WWDC?

Apple’s digital events are fast-moving and skilfully produced. WWDC also tends to be a little nerdy and goofy as Apple jokes that its crazy marketing team comes up with names for its software. Apple also pokes fun at the hair of software chief Craig Federighi.

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