In a press release that took place this morning, Apple has just confirmed that they will be unveiling their highly anticipated iOS 5, as well as the iCloud and the eighth major release of the Mac OS X, the Lion. The keynote address will happen at the San Francisco Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) on Monday, June 6 at 10:00am.
With this announcement, it seems that this year's WWDC will highlight Apple's software lineup as they unveil the upgrades to iOS and Mac OS X. This is a major news no doubt, but for those who are hoping for a new iPhone release might be in for a disappointment. Yes, there will be no hardware announcement for this year's WWDC.
Another interesting news that this press release just confirmed is that Apple CEO Steve Jobs will be giving the keynote address himself. If anyone can recall back in January, Jobs took a medical leave of absence so that he could focus on his health, so many were not expecting him to be in a big event such as WWDC, much more deliver the keynote himself.
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.
In addition to the announced software upgrade to iOS and Mac OS X, Apple's very own cloud service named iCloud will also be unveiled. Many rumors and speculations are surrounding this particular cloud based storage service but it seems that it is expected to expand upon Apple's MobileMe offering.
Many were expecting that the next generation iPhone (iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S) will be announced during this year's WWDC, but with this press release, those are now highly unlikely. Even with invite for the said event stated that it will be a preview of the future of iOS and Mac OS X.
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