Apple will livestream WWDC 2014

WWDC – 10 a.m. Pacific, 1 p.m. Eastern next Monday

Apple updated its website today, Tuesday to reveal that the “exciting announcements” made at WWDC 2014 will be available to watch live, as it happens.

For everyone using drchrono and Apple products, what this means is the Apple team will be talking about all of the new hardware and software that will be coming out from Apple. Apple is widely expected to introduce the next-generation versions of its iOS mobile operating system and OS X Mac operating system.

To watch the presentation, streaming requires Safari 4 or later on OS X 10.6+, Safari on iOS 4.2+, or QuickTime 7 on Windows. Streaming also available via the Apple TV to users with the second+ generation models running software 5.0.2+.

Things that might come out of WWDC

  • iOS 8
  • Health and fitness tracking devices!
  • Software for smart home appliances, making them easier to control and use with a compatible iPhone or iPad
  • A visual refresh for its next major OS X release

Events Scheduled and Reason to Go

  • the opportunity to connect with thousands of fellow iOS and OS X developers
  • Apple Design Awards which recognize iPhone, iPad and Mac apps that demonstrate technical excellence, innovation and outstanding design
  • a new series of get togethers for attendees focused on particular topics with special guest speakers and activities
  • 100+ technical sessions presented by Apple engineers, topics ranging from developing, deploying and integrating the latest iOS and OS X technologies
  • 1,000+ Apple engineers supporting over 100 hands-on labs and events to provide developers with code-level assistance, insight into optimal development techniques and guidance on how they can make the most of iOS and OS X technologies in their apps
  • the latest innovations, features and capabilities of iOS and OS X, app’s functionality, performance, quality and design
  • engaging, inspirational lunchtime sessions w/ leading minds and influencers from tech, science and entertainment