Apple WWDC 2016: iOS, Siri Updates Expected

...

Join All Analytics Radio as we discuss how predictive analytics can help employers manage their la

Apple kicks off its Worldwide Developer Conference on June 13. With the company's iPhone sales and revenue decline, the pressure is on. At the event, we expect to see refreshes to iOS and Siri, and seven other updates.

Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off June 13. This year, new products and services are expected to reflect a company with fresh ideas and a new attitude.

Apple is under some serious pressure to prove itself as an innovator. In April the company reported its first quarterly decline in 13 years and the first drop in iPhone sales since the smartphone launched.

Much of the revenue decline can be attributed to an overall lag in iPhone demand. New iPhone models contain minor updates and give users little reason to pay for upgrades. It doesn't help that smartphone owners are generally more likely to wait before replacing their devices.

Innovation will be critical to Apple's performance throughout the years to come. However, new hardware isn't expected to take center stage at WWDC. Rather, Apple is anticipated to put the spotlight on software during this year's keynote addresses.

While the Mac could use an upgrade, the focal points of WWDC 2016 will likely include new versions of Apple's four operating systems: iOS, OS X, watchOS, and tvOS, reported 9to5Mac.

Here, we discuss some of the announcements to watch for during Apple's Monday keynotes. Do you have any thoughts on what's coming up at WWDC 2016? We'd like to hear your predictions in the comments.

View Full Bio

Kelly is an associate editor for InformationWeek. She most recently reported on financial tech for Insurance & Technology, before which she was a staff writer for InformationWeek and InformationWeek Education. When she's not catching up on the latest in tech, Kelly enjoys ...

Categories
APPLICATIONS
0 Comment

Leave a Reply

Captcha image


RELATED BY

  • 5300c769af79e

    ASUS Teases CES ZenFone Event With 'Explore the Unknown' Video

    In the video, we see two young children exploring the world around them, as well as a young man who oddly resembles Harry Potter who is recreating the solar system out of papier-mâché.Near the end, ASUS shows off the outline of a device, but we don’t really get a good look at it.
  • 5300c769af79e

    Scientists Can Sequence DNA With a Smartphone

    Scientists have created a smartphone-based microscope that could make cancer screening accessible to healthcare workers in the more remote areas of the world.The device is aimed at underdeveloped countries, where doctors don't always have the tools or expertise to conduct DNA sequencing analysis and testing for genetic mutations.
  • 5300c769af79e

    Report: Sony Confirms 'High-End' PS4

    As expected, Sony is developing an upgraded version of its PlayStation 4 console with support for 4K and richer graphics, Sony Interactive Entertainment head Andrew House told the Financial Times.Rumors about a new PS4, codenamed "Neo," began swirling in March when The Wall Street Journal teased a new PlayStation that could more effectively handle virtual reality content.
  • 5300c769af79e

    Google buys Launchpad Toys, a startup with an augmented reality app for kids

    The San Francisco-based startup began in 2010.“I saw the movie Big when I was 8, and I decided I wanted to be Tom Hanks,” Launchpad Toys cofounder Andy Russell told VentureBeat in a 2011 interview.