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M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 2:47pm

OK, thanks for tuning in everyone! Hit us up with your questions and comments down below. See ya!

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 2:46pm

Aaaand that's it!

jaime traba
9/12/2018 2:44pm

Software updates to Apple TV, Home Pod coming next week.  

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 2:43pm

Tim going over some HomePod updates ... I like that search by song lyric feature

jaime traba
9/12/2018 2:42pm

Solid exposition, Brett. Preorders start Friday. =)

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 2:41pm

Jaime, you preorder yours yet?

jaime traba
9/12/2018 2:32pm

Single camera phone, but uses software to create Portrait Mode photos. 

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 2:32pm

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 2:31pm

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 2:29pm

So, no more TouchID?

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 2:29pm

iPhone XR, multiple colors, edge-to-edge LCD 6.1" display

jaime traba
9/12/2018 2:27pm

Budget iPhone XR, with edge to edge LCD. 

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 2:27pm

Ooh, multiple colors!

jaime traba
9/12/2018 2:26pm

"One more iPhone"...

jaime traba
9/12/2018 2:21pm

That said I'm due for an upgrade and am excited, especially for the camera. 

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 2:21pm

Except that the wheel is bigger, Jaime. Give me a bigger wheel!

jaime traba
9/12/2018 2:21pm

This is stacking up to be a pretty consistent "s" model refresh for the X, some nice under the hood updates, but no major re-invention of the wheel here. 

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 2:20pm

Recapping all the new iPhone features. I'm throwing cash at my computer. Give

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 2:18pm

finally, dual sim (DSDS) on iPhone

jaime traba
9/12/2018 2:16pm

Slight improvements in battery life. 

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 2:14pm

"a new era of photography"

jaime traba
9/12/2018 2:10pm

Camera has Smart HDR

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 2:07pm

"remarkable new dual camera system"

jaime traba
9/12/2018 2:07pm

12 MP wide-angle and 12 MP telephoto rear cameras

jaime traba
9/12/2018 2:05pm

On to the camera...

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 2:04pm

A Galaga AR demo to show off the new GPU capability

jaime traba
9/12/2018 2:04pm

We've now moved on to some impressive and intense augmented reality multiplayer gaming. 

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 2:01pm

Now they're demoing a basketball app that is blowing my mind. Real time tracking of your shooting metrics, that's crazy 

jaime traba
9/12/2018 1:58pm

Intrigued by the hype about the sound on the new speakers. 

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 1:57pm

New Elder Scrolls game demo. Man, it looks gooood. Lighting effect is incredible 

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 1:55pm

developers about to show off "the next generation of apps"

jaime traba
9/12/2018 1:54pm

Almost like an "if this than that" set of commands baked within Siri; start your morning, it sets directions to work, orders your coffee, pulls up a playlist, and makes Skynet self aware. 

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 1:53pm

the word "faster" has now been used approximately 500 times

jaime traba
9/12/2018 1:53pm

Siri Shortcuts looks genuinely impressive

jaime traba
9/12/2018 1:49pm

"Smartest and most powerful chip EVER in a smartphone" - every iPhone announcement, this one no different!

jaime traba
9/12/2018 1:46pm

Faster algorithms for Face ID, unlocking the phone quicker. 

A12 Bionic (cue 6 million dollar man sound) powers the new phones

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 1:45pm

Xs specs:

5.8" Super Retina OLED display

2436 x 1125

2.7 million pixels

458 ppi

jaime traba
9/12/2018 1:44pm

Xs MAX for the new big one. 

jaime traba
9/12/2018 1:42pm

Now available in the predicted larger edge to edge display, 6.5"

jaime traba
9/12/2018 1:40pm

Front and back covered in "most durable glass ever in a smartphone"

IP68 water protection

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 1:39pm

oof. i want.

jaime traba
9/12/2018 1:39pm

iPhone Xs

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 1:38pm

"by far the most advanced iphone we have every created"

jaime traba
9/12/2018 1:38pm

Obligatory back-patting about the iPhone with Tim Cook

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 1:37pm

Now it's time for the iPhones

jaime traba
9/12/2018 1:36pm

Pretty Apple Watch video featuring the Hokey Pokey. 

jaime traba
9/12/2018 1:36pm

Watch 4 w GPS: starts at $399

Watch 4 w Cellular: starts at $499

WatchOS 5 available Sept 17

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 1:35pm

Orders for Series 4 starting this Friday, ships September 21st. $399 with GPS, $499 with cellular

jaime traba
9/12/2018 1:33pm

Only if you buy me whatever iPhone is forthcoming. 

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 1:31pm

OK, I'm sold. Jaime, buy me one 

jaime traba
9/12/2018 1:31pm

The Watch does look even sleeker, no shock there. The display is a step up it would seem. 

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 1:31pm

Jony Ive narrating a video that covers all the new features 

jaime traba
9/12/2018 1:28pm

18 hour battery life... still not the watch that can track your sleeping and wear the next day. 

jaime traba
9/12/2018 1:28pm

Heart Sensor and EKG are FDA approved

jaime traba
9/12/2018 1:26pm

I'm still waiting for the sarcasm detector. That's useful. 

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 1:25pm

Soooo ... when is that 3rd party lie detector app gonna drop?

jaime traba
9/12/2018 1:25pm

Dr. Ivor J. Benjamin, president of the American Heart Association, is now using lots of medical words to talk about how effective the functionality of the Watch is. Clearly Apple is in the pocket of "Big Heart"

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 1:22pm

a lot of impressive heart monitoring features, including newly added ECG

jaime traba
9/12/2018 1:22pm

You can now take an electrocardiogram with the Apple Watch. Crowd goes nuts, apparently a Cardiologist convention is attending. 

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 1:20pm

... actually that fall detection is a pretty neat safety feature. if you fall and are immobile for a minute, Apple Watch sends an SOS with location

jaime traba
9/12/2018 1:20pm

Emergency Contacts will be notified if the Watch detects you are motionless for 5 seconds after detecting a fall. Pretty impressive and with wide ranging applications for many. 

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 1:19pm

new accelerometer can detect when you fall. in case, you know, you weren't aware that you fell down

jaime traba
9/12/2018 1:18pm

Apple Watch can now "identify a fall"

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 1:18pm

"Series 4 is just as impressive on the inside"

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 1:15pm

3 dynamic watchfaces: fire, water, vapor

jaime traba
9/12/2018 1:15pm

Digital Crown now features haptic feedback.

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 1:14pm

That screen looks really nice

jaime traba
9/12/2018 1:14pm

Apple Watch: UI has been re-designed to show more of Apps such as Maps. 

New watch face with up to 9 complications, including the ability to create short cuts to connect with loved ones/friends. 

Live updates from Apps from MLB or your boarding pass. 

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 1:13pm

Larger display but with a thinner case

jaime traba
9/12/2018 1:12pm

Apple Watch Series 4: now with 40% more dubstep.

Looks like Rose Gold is available. 

New, 30% larger screens from previous gens.

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 1:10pm

Here comes Series 4 video ...

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 1:10pm

"Apple Watch has become intelligent guardian for your health"

jaime traba
9/12/2018 1:10pm

Jeff rattling down the list of what they're calling the "core" of Apple Watch: Health, working out, and GPS and cellular. 

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 1:09pm

Here comes Jeff Williams to talk about the new Apple Watch

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 1:08pm

Tim running down the Apple Watch's bona fides

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 1:07pm

here comes the Apple watch

jaime traba
9/12/2018 1:07pm

Checking in here from across the floor, Brett!

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 1:06pm

"about to ship 2 billionth iOS device"

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 1:05pm

Tim running down Apple Stores numbers. "Apple stores are now welcoming over 500 million visitors per year."

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 1:04pm

OK, that was a pretty great intro. Tim Cook on stage now

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 1:03pm

Opening with a Mission Impossible theme--please tell me they booked Henry Cavill's mustache

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 1:01pm

Here we go ...

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 12:55pm

"Believer" by Imagine Dragons playing while we wait ...

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 12:46pm

15 minutes ...

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 12:35pm

Stay tuned to see whether these rumors pan out.

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 12:35pm

Also rumored is a redesigned Apple Watch, the Series 4, which allegedly features a larger screen.

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 12:34pm

If past is prologue, we can reasonably expect the two rumored S-class iterations to be similar to last year’s iPhone X, but with boosted internal specs—the exception being the XS Max, which will likely be a plus-sized version of the iPhone XS.  

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 12:33pm

For those wondering what to expect: There are a lot of rumors pointing toward three new iPhones. Although not confirmed, multiple sources suggest the phones will be called the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR.

M. Brett Smith
9/12/2018 12:31pm

Hello everyone! We're 30 minutes from Apple's Live Event. Follow along for live updates, including news on the new iPhones and Apple Watch.

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