25/04/2013 08:45 | By Joe Minihane, contributor, MSN Tech

Apple WWDC event pegged for 10-14 June

Annual developer gathering will see new versions of iOS and OS X, but what about a new iPhone?


WWDC (© Apple)

Apple has confirmed that this year’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) will take place in San Francisco between 10-14 June. The yearly gathering will see the Cupertino company reveal the latest updates to its iOS and OS X software.

However, it remains unclear whether CEO Tim Cook will take to the stage to tout the latest iPhone and iPad. Cook said earlier this week in a conference call with investors that Apple had ‘exciting products’ coming in ‘the Fall’, suggesting this will be the third WWDC running that Apple won’t unveil a new iPhone.

iOS 7, which is being redesigned by Apple’s hardware boss Sir Jony Ive, is believed to offer a major upgrade on iOS 6. iOS 6 received mixed reviews thanks to its poor Maps app and the virtual wallet offering PassBook failing to take off.

See also: iPhone 5S rumour roundup

A new version OS X is likely to bring Apple’s desktop and mobile operating systems even closer together, although exact details on the successor to Mountain Lion remain scarce.

In a statement, Apple’s marketing boss Phil Schiller said, “Our developers have had the most prolific and profitable year ever, and we’re excited to show them the latest advances in software technologies and developer tools to help them create innovative new apps. We can’t wait to get new versions of iOS and OS X into their hands at WWDC.”

See also: The new Apple devices coming in 2013

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