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Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2024: What to Expect

By Jonathan Tarud
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By Jonathan Tarud
3 minutes read

The Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) is one of the tech industry’s most anticipated events. WWDC 2024 promises to be filled with exciting announcements and updates across Apple’s ecosystem. Here’s what we expect:

iOS 18: Major Enhancements

  • Customization: iOS 18 will allow for more flexible home screen customization, including the ability to create blank spaces and more flexible app grids​ (MacRumors)​​ (TechRadar)​.
  • AI Features: Built-in apps like Notes, Mail, Photos, and Fitness will integrate advanced AI features, enhancing user experiences​ (MacRumors)​.
  • RCS Support: The Messages app will support Rich Communication Services (RCS), improving cross-platform messaging between iPhone and Android users with features like high-quality media sharing and real-time typing indicators​ (TechRadar)​​ (MacRumors)​.

macOS 15: Continuing Innovation

  • AI Integrations: macOS 15 will benefit from enhanced AI capabilities, making tasks more efficient and intuitive​ (MacRumors)​​ (TechRadar)​.
  • New Features: Improvements aligning with iOS advancements, such as better integration with other Apple devices and enhanced app functionalities​ (TechRadar)​.

watchOS 11: Health and AI Updates

  • Health Monitoring: Potential new features include better detection of health conditions like hypertension and sleep apnea​ (TechRadar)​.
  • AI Enhancements: Improved Siri interactions and other AI-driven features will enhance the overall user experience​ (Techopedia)​.

visionOS 2.0: Expanding the AR/VR Frontier

Following the debut of the Vision Pro headset, visionOS 2.0 will focus on:

  • User Experience Refinements: Expect updates that improve the augmented reality and virtual reality experiences on Apple devices​ (MacRumors)​​ (Techopedia)​.
  • New Functionalities: Additional features and tools that expand the capabilities of AR/VR applications​ (Techopedia)​.

AI at the Core

AI is set to be a major theme at WWDC 2024, with significant upgrades to Siri and broader AI integrations across Apple’s software. Highlights include:

  • Advanced Siri: Revamped to offer more natural and intuitive interactions, potentially rivaling leading AI technologies like ChatGPT​ (Techopedia)​.
  • AI-Driven Features: Integration of AI functionalities within core apps, enhancing productivity and user experiences across the ecosystem​ (TechRadar)​​ (Techopedia)​.

No New Hardware Announcements

Unlike previous years, WWDC 2024 is expected to focus solely on software. According to sources, Apple will not introduce new hardware during this event​ (MacRumors)​.

How to Watch WWDC 2024

The WWDC 2024 keynote will begin at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time on June 10. You can watch it on, YouTube, the Apple TV app, or the Apple Developer app. Stay tuned for live coverage and detailed updates on all the announcements.

Stay tuned to Koombea for more updates and insights from WWDC 2024. Whether you’re a developer or a tech enthusiast, this year’s conference will surely deliver exciting innovations and advancements across Apple’s ecosystem.

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