Liveblog: Apple's iOS 9 announcement (WWDC '15)

Liveblog: Apple's iOS 9 announcement (WWDC '15)
WWDC - Apple's annual developer conference - is about to kick off! CEO Tim Cook and company are going to share what the latest achievements of the Apple ecosystem are, and this will most probably include info on the performance of its latest entrant, the Apple Watch. Hopefully, right after that, we're going to learn about what we're truly interested in - iOS 9!

Most everything about the latest chapter in the eventful iOS story has been kept under wraps thus far, with only a few minor rumors managing to slip their way out of Cupertino. And even they are to be taken with a grain of salt for the time being. Want a refresher? Be sure to check out our iOS 9 rumor round-up while waiting for the keynote to begin. In short, what we expect to see Apple touch on today includes improvements to Apple Maps, better system performance, especially for older gear, as well as the company's new music subscription service.

Of course, there should be more to see from the event. Way more. Exactly what? We have no idea, but a great way to stay in the loop would be to follow our liveblog, which can be found below! Alternatively, if you'd prefer to watch the video stream from the event (which typically requires you to have an Apple device of some sort), head this way for instructions.

EVENT START TIME: 10 AM PT | 11 AM MT | 12 PM CT | 1 PM ET | 6 PM BST | 7 PM CET


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20 Comments

1. gaming64 unregistered

Very much excited for WWDC. Hope the announcement is epic!

2. waddup121 unregistered

It will be for sure

3. QuadFace

Posts: 179; Member since: Aug 19, 2013

They keep adding numbers and no big change, iOS is so boring sometimes especially the UI.

4. Kruze

Posts: 1285; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

One more thing...you will get attacked by fanboys shortly.

5. gaming64 unregistered

There are two types of fanboys. Ones who talk sense and doesn't get all defensive and the ignorant arsehole who will fight for Sauron till the end Bonus Type: THEPATRIOT type Just your regular troll who pretends to love Apple.

15. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

I started to love iOS so I'm actually welcoming any positive changes.

6. darkkjedii

Posts: 30971; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Let's get it going Apple, the jed is ready for goodies.

7. gaming64 unregistered

Your training is almost complete, skywalker. Now take your father's place at my side!

18. darkkjedii

Posts: 30971; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Lmao original trilogy all the way bro.

8. ameran

Posts: 344; Member since: Dec 04, 2013

Epic fail for Apple.

9. Ruturaj

Posts: 1484; Member since: Oct 16, 2014

yosemite slowed down my macbook air. Maverick was faster and in my opinion better looking on my laptop, downgraded to it. This one will be same, slower or faster?

10. Ruturaj

Posts: 1484; Member since: Oct 16, 2014

"who's behind that unknown number" you mean truecaller.

11. shahrooz

Posts: 792; Member since: Sep 17, 2013

so far it seems iOS 9 is an incremental update like Android M. even less

13. Nicko97

Posts: 49; Member since: May 25, 2015

it does so much more than android M even apples new intelliegent app blows google now away type in 2tbs boom a conversion when you get an email for an invitation to karakoe your phone already puts it in the calendar you can also ask siri to remind you about whatever on your screen for example your on targets app you ant those pillows. siri remind me to buy these pillows when i get home etc etc also location and time is apart of iOS for example your iPhone detects wetter your at home or work and if you plug in headphones it plays the song that will get you pumped for the gym

17. SamDH1

Posts: 419; Member since: Apr 21, 2015

Sooo.... Is this guy a major troll, or just have no idea what Google Now has been doing for the past two/three years?

12. mawi2013

Posts: 67; Member since: Oct 18, 2014

I don't think anyone at Apple realises how stupid they look every time they pull out their User Adoption chart.

14. Nicko97

Posts: 49; Member since: May 25, 2015

no its proof Android is just a fragmination of an OS putting its Users at risk of security threats and lets not forget the constant lag running out of ram and battery issues

19. shahrooz

Posts: 792; Member since: Sep 17, 2013

yea as we all know highest battery lives are from iphones, and highest amount of ram is found in iphones and they never run out of memory while browsing. yes each of these platforms has its own flaws but fragmentaion is something different. he has a point dont try to answer to it with other false facts.

16. mawi2013

Posts: 67; Member since: Oct 18, 2014

Apple News - another pointless piece of bloatware that will never be used

20. BobbyDigital

Posts: 2124; Member since: May 29, 2014

Sooooo… Nothing really revolutionary was announced. At all. Nothing magical or awe inspiring. Apple allowing something to go open source was the biggest news to me.

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