Apple prepares Moscone for next week's WWDC

Apple's annual developers conference is less than a week away, which means it's time to get the venue ready, apparently.

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With less than a week to go before its big developers conference next week, Apple has already begun decorating the outside of the Moscone Center in San Francisco, where the week-long event is held.

As usual, that involves plastering large Apple logos on the outside of the three story building, as well as adorning some of the inside halls with large graphics.

There aren't too many surprises inside so far, though that could change as more signage goes up. In years past, that's included early looks at icons for products like iCloud. Apple typically covers up time-sensitive things with black wrapping that's removed when the keynote's over.

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Oh, and in case you were wondering what the ginormous Apple logo looked like before it went up, here's some of it being prepped to go:

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And the nearly finished version (from last year's show, when the weather was much better):

Moscone getting prepped for WWDC last year.
Moscone getting prepped for WWDC last year. James Martin/CNET

WWDC begins with a keynote next Monday at 10 a.m. Pacific. CNET will be there to bring you the news live.

About the author

Josh Lowensohn joined CNET in 2006 and now covers Apple. Before that, Josh wrote about everything from new Web start-ups, to remote-controlled robots that watch your house. Prior to joining CNET, Josh covered breaking video game news, as well as reviewing game software. His current console favorite is the Xbox 360.

 

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