Would Apple Invite International Coverage for the WWDC Keynote Just For Demos And Previews?
Apple is inviting a lot for foreign journalists to the WWDC in San Francisco beginning on June 7th. What's interesting is that we've known for months that there will be no new hardware introduction as it has been in previous years. After all, the World Wide Developer Conference is about developers and software. So why the hoopla over OS X and preview of the next iOS?
Well, it's hard to say. It is not inconceivable for Apple to trying sneaking an iPhone in there. But I highly doubt that. Having just made that point, if Apple is trying to drum up world-wide coverage of the keynote speech (no one knows who's giving it so far), it better be much more than just about the next Mac OS Lion and what's going to be in iOS 5.
And it definitely better not be just an intro with a bunch of demos. That is not worth a trip across the pond or across the Pacific from Australia. After all, it's not like they'll be going to LA or NY. This is San Francisco after all. Right, not much going on there.
However, if Apple is to sneak in the next iPhone, that definitely would be something. That's my pony wish with Santa and Easter Bunny all roll into one.