September 2016 Event

By MacRumors Staff

September 2016 Event Articles

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New Colors Launch for Apple Watch Sport Band, Woven Nylon, and Classic Buckle

Wednesday September 7, 2016 5:23 pm PDT by
Along with a slew of new collections for the Apple Watch Series 1 and Series 2, Apple today introduced new first-party bands into its pre-existing band categories, including ones for the Sport Band, Woven Nylon, and Classic Buckle. Elsewhere, Apple has decided to minimize colorways for bands like Modern Buckle and Leather Loop, but it's kept the same silver and space black options for the...
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Apple Introduces New Collections for Both Apple Watch Series 1 and Series 2

Wednesday September 7, 2016 3:06 pm PDT by
During today's big media event, Apple unveiled the Apple Watch Series 2, with an emphasis on the wearable's swimproof and activity tracking features. To a lesser degree, the company mentioned the casing materials -- aluminum, stainless steel, and now ceramic -- and detailed new versions of its bands created with collaborator Hermès. Interestingly, it didn't divulge any of the new versions of ...

Apple Shares Full Video of Today's iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2 Event [Update: iTunes Version Available]

Wednesday September 7, 2016 1:15 pm PDT by
After wrapping up its keynote presentation on the iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2 earlier today, Apple this afternoon posted a full video of the event on its website, so that anyone who missed the keynote can catch up on their own time. As usual, Apple is expected to upload the video to YouTube and iTunes at some point later in the day. Alongside the keynote, Apple also shared a few...

Apple Announces New Line of Beats Headphones With W1 Wireless Chip

Wednesday September 7, 2016 11:44 am PDT by
Apple and Beats today announced a new line of wireless Beats by Dre headphones powered by Apple's new W1 chip. The chip allows the new headphones, like Apple's new AirPods, to take advantage of easy, instant pairing to an iPhone. The new Beats Solo3, Powerbeats3 and BeatsX can be paired to an iPhone by powering them up and holding them near an iPhone. The headphones will pair with your...
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Apple Unveils iPhone 7 With Water Resistance, A10 Fusion, New 'Jet Black' Color, Updated Cameras, No Headphone Jack, and More

Wednesday September 7, 2016 11:42 am PDT by
Apple today announced the 4.7-inch iPhone 7 and 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Plus at its "See You on the 7th" media event in San Francisco. The new iPhones feature a 64-bit four-core A10 Fusion processor, stereo speakers positioned on opposite ends of the device, a flush Force-sensitive home button with a Taptic Engine for haptic feedback, and IP67-standard water and dust resistance – but no...
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Apple and Nike Debut Apple Watch Nike+ Edition

Wednesday September 7, 2016 10:56 am PDT by
Apple and Nike today announced the Apple Watch Nike+, an aluminum Apple Watch Series 2 that comes with a perforated rubber Nike band and watch face. The two companies say the new watch is the "perfect running partner" and comes with deep Nike integration. The Apple Watch Nike+ comes with all of the improvements that the Apple Watch Series 2 does, which includes built-in GPS, a brighter...
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Apple Announces Swimproof 'Apple Watch Series 2' With Built-In GPS and New Ceramic Edition

Wednesday September 7, 2016 10:43 am PDT by
Apple today announced the second generation Apple Watch, which it's calling "Series 2," confirming a handful of previously rumored features on the wearable device. Series 2 is swimproof and water resistant up to 50 meters, so users can "wear their watch with confidence in the water." The company also confirmed that Series 2 has built-in GPS so users can get more accurate pace and distance...

Apple Debuts Wireless 'AirPods' With 5 Hours of Music Playback

Wednesday September 7, 2016 10:35 am PDT by
Apple today announced a new pair of wireless "AirPods," which provide up to 5 hours of music playback and high-quality sound through a "seamless and automatic connection" between devices. The AirPods include a rechargeable battery case that delivers up to 24 hours of battery life. The AirPods connect instantly with a single tap and switch between iCloud-connected Apple devices on the fly....

'Pokémon GO' Officially Coming to Apple Watch With New App

Wednesday September 7, 2016 10:34 am PDT by
Apple and Niantic Labs today announced that an app for the popular Pokémon Go iOS game is coming to Apple Watch. The app will notify users when wild Pokémon appear, show information about their hatching eggs, and even alert when a Pokéstop is...

Apple Debuts 'Everyone Can Code' Program to Teach Kids Swift

Wednesday September 7, 2016 10:31 am PDT by
Today at its September 2016 Special Event, Apple announced a new ConnectED program called Everyone Can Code. The program is designed to help students around the country learn how to program. Image via The Verge Everyone Can Code will begin by teaching kids how to code in Swift, Apple's own programming language. It'll use the Swift Playgrounds iOS app and Apple CEO Tim Cook said that it will...

Apple Reveals All-New 'Super Mario Run' Game Coming to iOS [Updated]

Wednesday September 7, 2016 10:15 am PDT by
Today at its September 7 media event, Apple announced a new Mario game is coming to iOS, called "Super Mario Run." In the game, Mario runs to the right, and users can tap to make Mario jump. Later levels will introduce blocks that change Mario's direction as well as other more intense obstacles that require precision timing, but the goal remains simple - collect as many coins as you can and...
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Live Coverage of Apple's 'See You on the 7th' iPhone 7 Event

Wednesday September 7, 2016 8:41 am PDT by
Apple's "See you on the 7th" event kicks off at 10:00 AM Pacific Time today, and we're expecting to see several product announcements including the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, an updated Apple Watch, and perhaps some Beats and "AirPods" headphone news. We'll also be hearing final details on the official release date for iOS 10, and probably macOS Sierra, watchOS 3, and tvOS 10. Today's event is being ...
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Apple's September 2016 Media Event: Spoiler-Free Video Stream [Video Posted]

Wednesday September 7, 2016 6:13 am PDT by
Apple's "See you on the 7th" media event will be kicking off at 10:00 AM Pacific today, and as is tradition some MacRumors readers who can't follow the event live are interested in avoiding all of the announcements and waiting until Apple posts the recorded video of the event so as to experience it without already knowing the outcome. For those individuals, we've posted this news story,...
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Apple's Online Store Down Ahead of Today's iPhone 7 Event

Wednesday September 7, 2016 4:04 am PDT by
Apple's online storefront has been taken offline this morning, less than six hours prior to the company's upcoming "See You on the 7th" media event at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, where Tim Cook and other senior executives are expected to announce the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, second-generation Apple Watch, new Beats products, and possibly other updates. Apple will...
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Apple Decorates Bill Graham Civic Auditorium Ahead of Wednesday's Event

Monday September 5, 2016 10:02 am PDT by
Over the weekend, Apple began decorating the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, which is where its "See You on the 7th" keynote will be held on Wednesday. Crews have put up window decorations and flags with Apple logos, plus other black-with-colored-dots themed banners and signage. At the event, Apple is expected to announce the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, second-generation Apple ...

What to Expect From Apple's September 7 Event

Friday September 2, 2016 12:33 pm PDT by
We're just a few days away from Apple's annual fall event, where we expect to see the launch of the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, a second-generation Apple Watch with new bands, and refreshed Beats products. We may also see the debut of Apple's rumored wireless "AirPods" earbuds, and we'll find out when iOS 10, macOS Sierra, tvOS 10, and watchOS 3 will officially launch. For details on all...
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New Beats Products to Debut Alongside iPhone 7 on September 7

Thursday September 1, 2016 12:46 pm PDT by
Apple plans to unveil new Beats by Dre products at its upcoming event set to be held on September 7, reports iGeneration. The news comes courtesy of an email that was mistakenly sent to the site from the Beats PR team, which iGeneration originally provided a screenshot for but was asked to remove. The email announced the Apple event and specifically said "a selection of new Beats by Dre...
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Siri Offers Witty Responses About September 7 Event

Monday August 29, 2016 11:50 am PDT by
Ahead of Apple's "See You on the 7th" special event next Wednesday, September 7 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time, Siri is now offering up some traditionally witty responses to users that mention the tagline for the upcoming event. iPhone users can test Siri themselves by saying "see you on the seventh." Apple sent out media invites earlier today for the event, to be held at the Bill Graham Civic...
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Apple Invites Media to September 7 Event: 'See You on the 7th'

Monday August 29, 2016 9:12 am PDT by
Apple today sent out media invites for an iPhone-centric event that will be held on Wednesday, September 7 at 10:00 am at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, California. Media invites (via The Verge) offer up a first look at the theme of the event and feature the simple tagline: "See you on the 7th." The fall 2016 event is expected to see the debut of the next-generation...