Apple Worldwide Developer Conference is held annually by Apple Inc. in San Jose, California. Apple uses the event to showcase its new software and technologies for software developers.

A ticket worth $1,599 is required to enter the conference. Tickets are obtained through an online lottery. Scholarships are available for students and members of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) organizations. WWDC 2018 had 6,000 attendees from 77 countries.

WWDC is held annually from Monday through Friday on one week in June. The conference begins with a Monday morning keynote. After the death of Steve Jobs, Tim Cook gave the keynote address, often called by the media as ‘Stevenote.’

WWDC 2018 was held from June 4 to June 8, 2018, at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California. The announcements at the event included iOS 12, macOS Mojave,  watchOS 5 and updates to tvOS. As with 2016, there were no new hardware announcements. At the Disco performed at the Bash at Discovery Meadow Park.

WWDC 2019 will take place from June 3 to June 7, 2019 at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California.

Rumored Features about iOS 13

Dark Mode

iOS 13 will include a dark mode for first time, a feature iOS users have desired for quite some time.

Sleep Mode

Apple is working on a sleep mode available in the Control Center that will toggle on Do Not Disturb, make the Lock screen darker, and mute all incoming notifications. It will also include improvements to the Bedtime tab in the clocks app.

Hey Siri

Hey Siri is going to get better at filtering out ambient noises like laughter and crying babies.

iOS 13 will drop support for iPhone 5s, iPhone 6 and 6Plus, and iPhone SE.