One of the most important Apple events in recent memory is about to start. The company is expected to announce the iWatch, iPhone 6, and a few other things. Stay tuned.
1:04 PM: we are still waiting for Apple to start the event. Let’s just say there are plenty of famous folks at the event (some are on the way).
1:05 PM: Tim Cook is talking about the history of Apple, how it got started.
1:08 PM: Apple is going to call them iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.
1:12 PM: Apple is announcing the iPhone super fast. Shows we have a lot to cover.
1:15 PM: double touch the home button and the display slides down, so you can reach the top buttons.
1:18 PM: iPhone 6 is 6.9mm thin. Even the iPhone 6 plus is pretty thin.
1:24 PM: battery life … equal or better than the previous version.
1:25 PM: M8 next generation motion co-processor announced, barometer sensor
1:27 PM: voice over LTE, 802.11ac WiFi, so you get 3x faster WiFi
1:28 PM: 8MP iSight camera … the new iPhones can focus much faster.
1:30 PM: advanced image stabilization, phased detection … improved face detection
1:33 PM: silicone and leather cases for iPhone 6 / plus
1:39 PM: iPhone 6 Plus (3 colors). 16 GB – $299.
1:40 PM: Shipping on September 19th
1:41 PM: interestingly enough iPad 2 still gets iOS 8 which is good news.
1:45 PM: Apple is showing how its payment system works
1: 47 PM: Apple calls it Apple Pay
1:49 PM: Secure Element keeps your payments encrypted and secure, let’s not forget about NFC either. Take a picture of your cards to enter them.
1:51 PM: AMEX, MasterCard, and Visa are supported.
1:52 PM: one touch checkout, no card payment entry …
1:54 PM: Apple Pay on iPhone 6 / iPhone 6+
1:57 PM : one more thing … Apple Watch … looks quite sleek.
2:01 PM: health & fitness device
2:03 PM: digital crown translates rotary movement to digital data.
2:09 PM: display senses touch and force.
2:10 PM : taptic engine … S1 processor … wireless charger
2:14 PM: available in 2 sizes. Apple Watch, Apple Watch Sport, Edition
2:24 PM: Siri support
2:30 PM: Watchkit
2:33 PM: now Tim Cook is talking about fitness
2:41 PM: iWatch – $349 available in 2015