“Piper Jaffray’s Gene Munster today offers his preview of next week’s Worldwide Developer Conference being held by Apple in San Francisco, writing that the focus will be on extensions to the Siri voice-activated intelligent assistant, and that it’s just an ‘appetizer’ for new product this fall,” Tiernan Ray reports for Barron’s.
“Munster, who has an Overweight rating on Apple shares, and a $153 price target, declares that ‘The main news out of this year’s will be opening up Siri for deeper voice control in iOS and updates to Apple Pay, with more incremental updates to iOS, OS X, WatchOS, and tvOS,'” Ray reports. “‘Overall, we view WWDC as a warm up to more meaningful announcements in the fall including iPhone 7 and an updated Apple Watch, [Munster says].”
Ray reports, “There is a small prospect for new Macbook laptops to be announced, but that hasn’t happened at the summer event since 2013, he notes, so it may be more likely in the fall.”
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MacDailyNews Take: A little birdy tells us that this WWDC is going to be jam-packed with important developments. If this is the “appetizer,” the main course is really going to be something!