Apple holding conference for iCloud, iOS 5 and Mac OS X Lion on June 7 (AEST)

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Apple has just confirmed via a worldwide press release that iCloud and iOS 5 will be announced on June 7 AEST at Apple’s annual WWDC 2011. The keynote, which will also be showing off Mac OS X Lion, will commence at 3am Australian EST on June 7 (10am on June 6 US Pacific Time) and show off some of Apple’s “next generation software”. Also note that this isn’t a hardware launch.

So what will iCloud offer? What is so important about iOS 5? And what else is coming to Lion?

Of course you can get the answers to all those questions right here on techgeek.com.au.

SYDNEY, Australia— 1 June 2011—Apple® CEO Steve Jobs and a team of Apple executives will kick off the company’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) with a keynote address on Monday, 6 June at 10:00 a.m (PST). At the keynote, Apple will unveil its next generation software – Lion, the eighth major release of Mac OS® X; iOS 5, the next version of Apple’s advanced mobile operating system which powers the iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch®; and iCloud®, Apple’s upcoming cloud services offering.

WWDC will feature more than 100 technical sessions presented by Apple engineers. Mac® developers will see and learn how to develop world-class Mac OS X Lion applications using its latest technologies and capabilities. Mobile developers will be able to explore the latest innovations and capabilities of iOS and learn how to greatly enhance the functionality, performance and design of their apps. All developers can bring their code to the labs and work with Apple engineers.

For more details, visit the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference 2011 website at developer.apple.com/wwdc.

Apple designs Macs, the best personal computers in the world, along with OS X, iLife, iWork and professional software. Apple leads the digital music revolution with its iPods and iTunes online store. Apple has reinvented the mobile phone with its revolutionary iPhone and App Store, and has recently introduced iPad 2 which is defining the future of mobile media and computing devices.

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