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The company’s fall product launch event on Wednesday, which it dubbed “Far Out,” will almost certainly provide the. The next iPhone is rumored to include an always-on display, similar to the one now on the Apple Watch, allowing constant viewing of information without ruining battery life.
Apple hasn’t said what it plans to announce at its event, only sending out a cryptic invitation to the press, with an Apple logo apparently placed on a, suggesting possible improvements to the camera or last year’s rumored satellite distress call. The image looks like something we could see from the they have already begun to change the way we see the cosmos.
The launch of the iPhone 14 will also mark the fifteenth year since the debut of the original iPhone, in June 2007. Back then, the deviceis today. Many tech industry watchers were excited about Apple’s prospects, but until then it hadn’t shown it could build reliable phone technology. It also faced massive competitors like Microsoft, Palm, and Research in Motion, whose BlackBerry devices dominated the business world at the time. Within a decade, however, Apple, as well as Google’s popular Android software, had outgrown .
While the iPhone will be a key product we see at Apple’s event this year, and probably what most people will focus their attention on, expect the company to hold other events later this year with other devices to show off. Those include new Mac computers with updated chips and new iPads.
When is the Apple event?
Apple’s online-only event is scheduled for Wednesday at 10 a.m. PT. That’s at 1pm ET and 6pm in the UK. (It’s also 3am AEST the next day. Sorry Australia.) This is a useful time zone converter to help you find the time where you are.
Where can I watch Apple’s live stream?
You’ll be able to stream Apple’s event directly from the company’s website. In the meantime, we’ll be covering the event live here on CNET.
What can we expect, besides the launch of the iPhone 14?
Apple’s digital events are fast-paced and deftly produced. And even though Apple is now trying its hand at in-person events again as coronavirus pandemic-era health issues, the company still appears to be applying what it has learned about how to make its events more engaging. During its last event, the Worldwide Developers Conference in June, Apple held a live stream but then offered .