“Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) begins June 2 in San Francisco; the company says — will the event mark a return to industry leadership?” Jonny Evans wonders for Computerworld.
“In a sense, the event has to deliver, partly to fight back against months of twisted narrative across certain sections of the media; partly to regain momentum lost in the face of increasingly imitative competition,” Evans writes. “You shouldn’t expect too much in terms of product, of course: Apple’s main focus will be future OS X and iOS improvements and developer-focused business opportunities.”
“The focus on developers is plain,” Evans writes. “What else might we see? A little speculation to get the ball rolling: iBeacons; Payments; iPhone in Car; Apple TV [SDK]… Whatever actually transpires, Apple’s partners, fans and competitors will definitely be looking to WWDC 2014, hoping for inspiration, education, and a sense of future intent.”
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Apple’s WWDC 2014 runs June 2-5, registration for random ticket selection now live – April 3, 2014