Summer conference Apple will hold online because of the coronavirus

Apple announced remote the format of the annual conference for developers Worldwide Developers Conference. The event, which usually attracts thousands of developers, analysts and journalists, this year for the first time will take place online due to the threat of the spread of coronavirus COVID-19.

In recent years, WWDC arranged in San Jose, California. Apple explained that a physical presence may present a risk to the health of participants, so will hold a conference in a remote format. However, no reductions program will not be affected.

2020 WWDC is scheduled for June. The exact dates will be specified later. According to tradition, at the event talk about the new features of iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS, and sometimes show “iron” news.

Earlier this week, presumably, Apple refused to hold a press conference, which was scheduled announcement of the smartphone iPhone 9 (SE 2). The message close to the company source, the presentation was postponed indefinitely due to the outbreak of infection.

in Addition, Apple has banned its employees to visit Italy and South Korea and refused to participate in the SXSW festival 2020, which was to present three exclusive series for Apple TV+.

Text: To.Hi-tech