Monday, March 28, 2011

Apple WWDC To Be Held June 6 - 10

 Today Apple announced that their annual developer's conference, World Wide Developer Conference, will be held June 6 - 10 in San Francisco this year.

Tickets to the iOS and Mac OS X developer conference sold out in less than 12 hours.

For fans, however, today's announcement might disappoint.  Apple is clearly sending us a signal to set our expectations as we head into the summer event: this year's WWDC will not feature any new hardware announcements.  The tag line for this year's event is, "Join us for a preview of iOS and Mac OS X."

No new Macs.  No new iPhones.  Nada.

This year's event will feature Mac OS X and iOS.  Some rumors circulating around the Internet say that Apple may expand on their future plans for iOS 5 and the revamp for MobileMe which could include new streaming options for iTunes and a digital document "locker" for Mac OS X and your iTunes purchases.

Those of us who were expecting to buy a new iPhone 5 this June or July, should reset their expectations for new iPhone hardware between late September and the end of the year.
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