WWDC 2010

It's late spring in San Francisco, and that means--along with blooming flowers, fog, and lots of tourists--there's big news coming from Apple. The anticipation is growing for CEO Steve Jobs' keynote at the Worldwide Developer Conference, which kicks off Monday. Here's a look at some of the preparations underway Friday at conference venue, Moscone West.

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Howard Street

Looking down Howard Street towards Twin Peaks, workers are putting the finishing touches on the Apple logo on the windows of Moscone West.

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Hanging Apps

Banners that are hung early Friday morning inside the ground floor of Moscone West point toward an app-heavy WWDC. This banner proclaims WWDC 2010 "The center of the app universe." Of course, it's widely expected that a new iPhone version will be introduced, too.

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Apps

As workers continue to prepare for next week's show, rolled-up banners covered with apps lay of the floor of Moscone West.

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Out front

Workers hang WWDC banners outside Moscone West Friday.

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Apps

It seems we can expect lots of app news at WWDC this year.

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200,000 Apps on the App Store

Workers hang more banners inside Moscone West Friday in San Francisco.

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200,000 Apps on the App Store

According to the banner hanging in Moscone West this afternoon more than 200,000 apps are available on the App Store.

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Through the looking glass

Peering through the windows of Moscone West along 4th Street, more banners have been hung this afternoon, making the claim that more than 4 billion apps have been downloaded through its App Store.

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Second floor

If you can find the right spot on the sidewalk, it's possible to peer up to the second floor of Moscone West, and see a different banner hanging that might reveal a few clues to next week's announcements.

Take a look at this extra large version of the image here, and see what clues you can find.

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Clues to what's next?

From across the street, through the glare, you can see a water droplet design, a banner which says "Productivity," and a few app icons.

Maybe there's more. Decide for yourself. Take a look at the extra large image here.

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Drag. Drop. Organize.

From another angle, a banner hanging on the second floor is visible that says "Folders. Drag. Drop. Organize."

Is there more? Take a look at the larger version of the image and tell us what you see.

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Setting up

Workers set up inside Moscone West Friday.

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Apple logo

The enormous Apple logo is hung on the windows of Moscone West along Howard Street Friday morning.

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WWDC 2010

Final preparations are made for WWDC 2010, which starts Monday. CNET will be covering Steve Jobs' keynote Monday morning at 10 a.m. PDT.

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WWDC 2010

Moscone West will become the center of the app universe on Monday for the start of the Worldwide Developers Conference.

CNET will be there covering the keynote from Steve Jobs Monday morning at 10 a.m. PDT. Follow along for the latest Apple news at our live blog.

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