Apple's WWDC 2013, Worldwide Developers Conference 2013, takes place on Monday June 10, 2013 from San Francisco, with a start time set for 10 a.m. PT (1 p.m. ET). Apple will live stream the keynote address for Apple users, with details provided below on how to watch online. Alternatively coverage to watch online is provided via the video player below.
The event will commence with Apple's famous keynote address, and will go on to unveil a stream of new products and upgrades.
According to a company statement Apple will provide the WWDC 2013 keynote live streaming video at about 10 a.m. PT, or 1 p.m. ET (6 p.m. BST) for existing Apple users. The keynote address is expected to be about an hour long, and users can watch the live stream online with Safari on iPhones and iPads running iOS 4.2 or later, Safari 4 or later on OS X 10.6 or later, or on an Apple TV (second, third generation) set-top box with software 5.0.2 installed or later.
It has also been announced that fans can watch the Apple event live online from supported devices.
Visit Apple's event website by clicking here.
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In rumors surrounding the event, anyone hoping to see the launch of the iPhone 5S or the iPhone 6 today may be left disappointed, and neither of these rumored smartphones are expected to be released today. Various rumors circulating over recent months point to those devices more likely having a release date in the fall rather than in June.
The same may be said for the latest iPad products. Apple fans will remember that the iPad 3 and the iPad Mini were previously released at this event last year. According to some rumors, the iPad 5 and the iPad Mini 2 could be shown off at today's event, but it is not likely – with a fall release date again being more likely, according to many analysts.
However, what is much more likely is that the latest upgrades and lines of Apple's Macbook Pro's and Macbook Air's will be unveiled on Monday. Apple is highly expected to upgrade its notebook range, with improvements to be made on both the retina and non-retina version of the Pros with the powerful Haswell processor, which was only unveiled last week.
The new processor has been boasted to significantly increase the battery life of the notebooks. Other rumors indicate that the upgraded retina display Macbook Pro will come in a much slimmer design, and will also contain a full HD FaceTime camera.
New Macbook Air's for 2013 could also see the notebook feature much faster wi-fi, as well as an updated Airport Extreme and Time Capsule wireless base stations.
The new Macbook Pro and Macbook Air are expected to ship by the end of Q2, according to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chu Kuo. In the past Ming-Chu Kuo has successfully predicted the release date of many of Apple's devices and the latest prediction is also thought to be spot on.
The WWDC 2013 will also likely see the release of the latest operating system – the iOS 7 and OS X 10.9. If rumors are to be believed, the new operating system will have a so-called "flat" design, which would make it feel a bit more like the interface used for Windows 8 and the Windows Phone.
A full schedule of this year's event can be seen by clicking through here.
The WWDC 2013 event is scheduled to take place from June 10 through June 14, and coverage of the event can be watched online through free live stream by the video player below.