Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) will unveil the iPhone 6, iWatch (or iTime), and other goodies during a media event at the Flint Center in Cupertino on September 9. The tech giant took to its website on Thursday to announce that it would live stream the event beginning at 10:00 AM Pacific (1:00 PM Easter) on Tuesday. The countdown has begun. Of course, the Cupertino company didn’t mention which products it would show off, but it’s widely expected to be the iPhone 6 along with other products.
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You need an Apple device to watch the iPhone 6 event
If you can’t make it to attend the media event at Flint Center on Sept.9, you can watch it from the comfort of your home or office. You can watch the live streaming at Apple.com/live. If you visit the link now, you’ll see a countdown clock ticking. But there is a catch. You need to have an Apple device to watch the streaming.
The iPhone maker said the live streaming video requires OS X v10.6.8 or later with Safari 5.1.10 or later. If you want to watch the hour-long keynote on the iPhone or iPad, make sure your device has Safari on iOS 6 or later. Streaming on Apple TV will require second- or third-generation set-top box with software 5.0.2 or later. Meanwhile, you can also keep up to date with ValueWalk. We will bring you the latest updates on our website, Twitter and Facebook pages.
Fans are excited about the iPhone 6. According to ChangeWave research, the iPhone 6 is the most anticipated smartphone in Apple’s history. Even before the announcement, fans have set up camps outside the company’s stores to get their hands on the new smartphone. The iPhone 6 will bring some radical design changes and exciting new features.
iPhone 6 expected to go for sale on Sept.19
The device will have a tougher-than-concrete sapphire display, NFC, iOS 8 operating system, an improved A8 processor, and mobile payments service. It will have about a dozen sensors to monitor a variety of things from your health & fitness to air pressure. The HealthKit app in iOS 8 will let you track calories burned, miles walked, heart rate, blood pressure, glucose level, hydration level and other things.
Rumors suggest that the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 will go for sale on September 19, ten days after the media event. The 5.5-inch variant will hit the stores in October or November. The iWatch may not be available until early 2015.