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Countdown to WWDC17

by Ralph Theodory | June 4, 2017

Apple fans from all around the world are preparing to stream Apple’s annual worldwide developer conference in San Jose California, in order to get a perfect viewing experience, we made a set of tips to guide you through the event!

1- Calculate your time

WWDC17 starts at 10:00 AM PDT (1PM EDT) if you live in a different time zone, this website will automatically give you the exact time of the event according to your location: Time Zone Converter WWDC.

Tip: Keep a tab open on the WWDC17 countdown:  here

2- Find your biggest compatible screen:

Live streaming uses Apple’s HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) technology. HLS requires an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with Safari on iOS 7.0 or later, a Mac with Safari 6.0.5 or later on OS X v10.8.5 or later, or a PC with Microsoft Edge on Windows 10. Streaming via Apple TV requires an Apple TV (2nd or 3rd generation) with software 6.2 or later or an Apple TV.

To start live streaming, install WWDC app on your iDevice or go to Apple events page here

Tip: If you don’t have an Apple TV, you can use a display dongle for iPad or iPhone, or connect your computer to your TV screen using HDMI.

3- Find your secondary device!

Always keep a secondary device to help you during the info packed event, wether it’s your phone or tablet, have them around during the event to be a part of the conversation on social media, make sure you use the hashtag #WWDC17 during the event on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook to share your opinion and read others.

Tip: Make sure you check social media hours before the event, there is a high chance that we get hints about the event when media is entering the building, decorations often show the new iOS, MacOS and WatchOS names.

4- Expect the unexpected

To get into the WWDC vibes, It’s always great to watch some fan made concepts to gives you a fresh look at the bright future of Apple’s iOS, if you have some free time to spare before the event, watch the playlist we prepared for you here:

5- Join our TechnoBuffalo live coverage

Join us to know more details about Apple’s WWDC17 event at our live coverage here. And keep our website open for further articles covering Apple’s latest hardware and software announcements!

6- Even more details!

To know even more details regarding Apple’s announcements, we recommend checking out Apple’s website as they will update it shortly after the event with detailed device specifications and extra information that might not have been mentioned in the event.

Keep a map of California around

This is an extra tip, Apple will reveal the new version of MacOS during the event which is expected to follow the same naming scheme of its predecessors: Mavericks, Yosemite, El Capitan to Sierra. Have a map around because Apple will take us on a trip around California to show us the new landmark in the MacOS family.

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Ralph Theodory

Ralph Theodory is a Tech enthusiast all the way from Aleppo Syria, currently studying in Germany, behind the iOS concept series and Syria’s first...Ralph Theodory is a Tech enthusiast all the way from Aleppo Syria, currently studying in Germany, behind the iOS concept series and Syria’s first...


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