Speculation and rumors about what we can expect to be launched next Monday at the World Wide Developers Conference can now end. In a press release, Apple has confirmed that it will show off iOS 5, Mac OS X Lion and iCloud (the name is confirmed and registered as a trademark of Apple). There’s no mention of the iPhone 5, so it looks like that could be delayed as expected. The event kicks off at 10am Pacific Time (1pm Eastern), and we’ll have real-time coverage here, and plenty of reaction coverage afterwards. Stay tuned to the site for more.
“Apple to Unveil Next Generation Software at Keynote Address on Monday, June 6
CUPERTINO, California–May 31, 2011–Apple® CEO Steve Jobs and a team of Apple executives will kick off the company’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) with a keynote address on Monday, June 6 at 10:00 a.m. At the keynote, Apple will unveil its next generation software – Lion, the eighth major release of Mac OS® X; iOS 5, the next version of Apple’s advanced mobile operating system which powers the iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch®; and iCloud®, Apple’s upcoming cloud services offering.
WWDC will feature more than 100 technical sessions presented by Apple engineers. Mac® developers will see and learn how to develop world-class Mac OS X Lion applications using its latest technologies and capabilities. Mobile developers will be able to explore the latest innovations and capabilities of iOS and learn how to greatly enhance the functionality, performance and design of their apps. All developers can bring their code to the labs and work with Apple engineers.
For more details, visit the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference 2011 website at developer.apple.com/wwdc.
Apple designs Macs, the best personal computers in the world, along with OS X, iLife, iWork and professional software. Apple leads the digital music revolution with its iPods and iTunes online store. Apple has reinvented the mobile phone with its revolutionary iPhone and App Store, and has recently introduced iPad 2 which is defining the future of mobile media and computing devices.”