Apple sends out invites for WWDC 2023 keynote: What to expect

Apple has extended invitations to a select group of media and creators to attend its WWDC 2023 keynote at the company’s headquarters in Cupertino, California. The keynote is set to begin on June 5 at 10 am PDT / 1 pm EDT and will be available for live streaming for those who wish to watch from home.

During the WWDC keynote, Apple typically announces new software updates for its iPhone’s iOS, iPadOS, macOS, and more. There has been speculation that this year, Apple might unveil its highly anticipated augmented reality headset, marking the company’s first foray into the realm of “mixed reality” encompassing AR and VR technologies.

In addition to the rumored “Reality Pro” headset, Apple is also expected to introduce its “xrOS” software and developer tools.

There are also rumors circulating that Apple could introduce a new 15-inch MacBook Air, alongside potentially other new models.

Following the keynote, the Platforms State of the Union will take place at 1:30 pm PDT or 4:30 pm Eastern Time, providing developers with a closer look at tools and technological advancements. This event can be accessed through the Apple Developer app and Developer website.

At 6:30 pm PDT or 9:30 pm Eastern Time, the Apple Design Awards will be held, where the winners will be announced via the Apple Developer app and website.

Throughout the week, developers will have access to 175 in-depth session videos on the app and Developer website from June 6 to June 9. These videos will provide valuable insights into creating new apps and games. Apple engineers and designers will also be available on Slack from June 7 to June 11 to engage in technical discussions, host activities, connect with other developers, and answer any questions.