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by Tom Nelson

It’s that time of year again, when we start to get a bit edgy wondering what Apple will reveal during the keynote address at the Worldwide Developers Conference.

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Image courtesy of Apple

This year the WWDC takes place June 2-6 in San Francisco, with the keynote address to be presented on the first day. The exact time hasn’t been set, but normally the day kicks off at 10:00 AM PDT with the keynote.

This year’s keynote is expected to cover the following:

iOS 8: Expect to see more visual updates along the lines of the flat theme first seen in iOS 7. For Apple, flat is in and will continue to be stressed in all of its app updates. I’m already a bit tired of the flat design, and I wish Apple would move on to something more appealing, with a little less of the steamrolled look.

We’ll probably see major upgrades to Siri and Maps. Maps still needs a good deal of work, but I think Apple is in it for the long haul, and Maps will become a well-liked and often-used app in time. Siri is also a long-term investment for Apple, and it too should see some very nice improvements.

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