Apple Sept. 7, 2016 Special Event on September 7th, 2016

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[4:30 PM] Bryan: Automatic pairing on AirPods is impressively simple.
[4:16 PM] Bryan: iPhone 7 Plus. Screen looks amazing. Seriously. Photos don't do it justice.
[4:09 PM] Bryan: Media crowding all tables at Apple Media Event.
[4:05 PM] Bryan: iPhone 7 Lightning headphone adapter
[4:03 PM] Bryan: Apple Watch Nike+
[3:55 PM] Bryan: Apple Watch Series 2 Ceramic
[3:50 PM] Bryan: Apple Watch Series 2
[3:12 PM] Bryan: Line for the media room in the purpose built white hall
[3:05 PM] Dave: That's all there is for the keynote, folks. Now Bryan is headed to the press area to get more photos for you all. Stay tuned!
[3:00 PM] Bryan: The screen on left uses mix of live and recorded video.
[2:59 PM] Bryan: Sia and a dirty mattress as a prop.
[2:57 PM] Dave: Gotta love the on-stage fadeout. That takes courage, too.
[2:55 PM] Bryan: More Sia at Apple Media Event
[2:54 PM] Bryan: Sia Performance Art
[2:53 PM] Bryan: Sia on stage
[2:52 PM] Bryan: Setting stage for Sia
[2:52 PM] Dave: AirPods available late October, $159.
[2:50 PM] Bryan: Tim Cook recognizing Apple employees
[2:50 PM] Dave: iPhone 7 Pre-order starts on 9/9. 9/16 released in first set of countries.
[2:50 PM] Bryan: Tim Cook and AirPods
[2:49 PM] Dave: iPhone Upgrade Program expands to UK and China in addition to US.
[2:48 PM] Dave: All remaining configurations of iPhone 6S/Plus upgraded to 32GB minimum, too.
[2:48 PM] Dave: iPhone 7 Plus, 32GB, 128GB, 256GB.
[2:47 PM] Dave: iPhone 7 Costs the same as the iPhone 6S that it replaces: $649. 32GB, 128GB, 256GB.
[2:47 PM] Bryan: Apple's new iPhone product line
[2:47 PM] Bryan: New iPhone 7 capacities
[2:44 PM] Dave: iPhone 7 Plus Feature Summary.
[2:44 PM] Dave: iPhone 7 Feature Recap.
[2:43 PM] Bryan: iPhone 7 features
[2:43 PM] Dave: "Longest battery life ever on an iPhone."
[2:42 PM] Bryan: Battery Life in iPhone 7
[2:42 PM] Dave: Scarecrow has become kind of a badass.
[2:41 PM] Dave: A10 Fusion can render over 400 flying monkeys at a flawless framerate.
[2:38 PM] Bryan: Phil Schiller and new racing game for IPhone 7
[2:38 PM] Dave: Two cores are high power cores. Two are high-efficiency cores. iPhone decides which to use in real-time.
[2:37 PM] Bryan: Chart showing GPU power from Apple chips
[2:37 PM] Dave: iPhone performance graph over time.
[2:37 PM] Dave: The iPhone 7 has the A10 Fusion chip inside it. 64-bit, 4-core processor.
[2:36 PM] Bryan: A10 Fusion stats
[2:36 PM] Dave: iPhone 7 Feature 10/10: Performance.
[2:35 PM] Dave: iPhone 7 feature 9/10: Apple Pay
[2:34 PM] Dave: Beats adds Apple's W1 chip for wireless audio, as well.
[2:33 PM] Bryan: Phil Schiller introducing Beats Wireless
[2:33 PM] Dave: "Beam-forming Microphones!"
[2:32 PM] Dave: AirPods. Setup on your iPhone, Watch is automatically configured and then iCloud syncs that setup to all devices.
[2:30 PM] Bryan: New AirPodsq
[2:29 PM] Dave: Here come Apple AirPods. In-ear, wireless earphones.
[2:29 PM] Bryan: AirPods in use
[2:27 PM] Dave: iPhone 7 feature 8/10: Wireless.
[2:27 PM] Dave: Phil Schiller and team aren't cowardly lions. They have courage... the courage to remove an audio jack.
[2:26 PM] Dave: New EarPods are Lightning direct, included in box. iPhone 7 and 7 Plus also include a Lightning-to-mini-audio adapter in the box, too.
[2:24 PM] Dave: Stereo speakers: one on top, one on bottom.
[2:24 PM] Dave: iPhone 7 feature 7/10: EarPods.
[2:24 PM] Dave: iPhone 7 feature 6/10: Audio! Here come those stereo speakers that @Apple leaked earlier (and others MUCH earlier, of course).
[2:21 PM] Dave: (I think this is feature 5/10... Schiller stopped counting, and there were a LOT of things about the camera that might be their own)
[2:20 PM] Dave: iPhone 7 Feature 5/10: Retina HD display.
[2:20 PM] Dave: Depth of field coming as a software update "later this year" to all iPhone 7 Plus users.
[2:18 PM] Bryan: A photo taken by iPhone 7 Plus. Amazing
[2:17 PM] Bryan: Phil Schiller and depth of field
[2:15 PM] Bryan: Phil Schiller and iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus
[2:13 PM] Dave: iPhone 7 Feature 4(c)/10: iPhone 7 Plus has two cameras. Normal, wide-angle lens and adds a telephoto lens.
[2:12 PM] Bryan: Two cameras on iPhone 7 Plus
[2:11 PM] Dave: iPhone 7 Feature 4(b)/10 - 7MP front-facing camera.
[2:11 PM] Dave: Live Photos now have image stabilization.
[2:09 PM] Bryan: Phil Schiller and iPhone 7 photos
[2:08 PM] Bryan: Phil Schiller talking about iPhone 7 image processing
[2:07 PM] Dave: All new 12-megapixel sensor.
[2:07 PM] Dave: iPhone 7 feature 4/10: The Camera.
[2:06 PM] Bryan: Phil Schiller and iPhone 7 camera
[2:06 PM] Dave: iPhone 7 feature 3/10: new enclosure is both water and dust resistant to IP67 standard.
[2:05 PM] Dave: The iPhone 7's home button is force-sensitive, solid state (it doesn't move, folks) and uses a taptic engine.
[2:03 PM] Dave: iPhone 7 Feature 2/10: the home button.
[2:03 PM] Dave: Also a matte black, called "black." Gold, Silver and Rose Gold round out the line-up.
[2:01 PM] Bryan: Phil Schiller and Jet Black iPhone 7
[2:00 PM] Dave: We'd like to point out that @HectorDByrd likes to chirp every time Jony Ive says "Aluminium."
[2:00 PM] Bryan: iPhone 7
[1:59 PM] Dave: This is iPhone 7.
[1:58 PM] Bryan: Tim Cook and iOS.
[1:58 PM] Dave: Recapping what we already know about iOS 10. HomeKit, Messages, Stickers.
[1:56 PM] Dave: iOS 10 is Apple's "biggest iOS release ever." Really? Since the App Store, maybe.
[1:55 PM] Bryan: iOS 10
[1:54 PM] Dave: iPhone 7 time!
[1:54 PM] Dave: Presale of Apple Watch S2 on 9/9, watchOS 3 on 9/13, Watch S2 deliveries and purchase on 9/16.
[1:54 PM] Bryan: Tim Cook promoting iPhone.
[1:53 PM] Dave: Apple Watch S2 is $369. Apple Watch (original, Series 1) now updated with the same Dual Core processor as S2 starts at $269.
[1:50 PM] Bryan: Are We Running Today?
[1:49 PM] Bryan: Trevor Edwards and Apple Watch Nike Plus
[1:47 PM] Bryan: Jeff Williams and Apple Watch Series 2
[1:46 PM] Dave: Apple Watch Series 2 top level.
[1:46 PM] Dave: As the owner of a ~10 year old watch with a ceramic bezel that still looks brand new, I can tell you this is awesome - @DaveHamilton
[1:45 PM] Dave: No Gold mentioned.
[1:45 PM] Bryan: Jeff William showing us ceramic Apple Watch Series 2
[1:45 PM] Dave: Cases in aluminum and stainless steel... and now ceramic.
[1:44 PM] Dave: Hannah Catmur, lead designer of Viewranger, the "first hiking app to take advantage of GPS on Apple Watch"
[1:41 PM] Dave: Apple Watch S2 contains built-in GPS.
[1:41 PM] Dave: Jeff Williams says 1,000 nits is a lot of nits, folks.
[1:40 PM] Dave: Apple Watch Series 2 has new dual-core processor (50% faster), new GPU (2x faster). Night Sky is running at 60fps ... on the wrist!
[1:39 PM] Bryan: Apple Watch Series 2 will have a dual core processor called S2
[1:39 PM] Dave: Was one of the swimmers that Apple analyzed @chockenberry?
[1:38 PM] Dave: New Apple Watch series 2 speaker.
[1:38 PM] Dave: The Apple Watch series 2 has a redesigned speaker that ejects its own water.
[1:38 PM] Dave: Water resistant to 50 meters. It seems they clearly added new seals and adhesives. Also a redesigned speaker.
[1:36 PM] Dave: Apple Watch series 2 is "swim-proof"
[1:36 PM] Bryan: Apple Watch Series 2 explosion
[1:35 PM] Dave: Next generation of Apple Watch coming. Commercial shows people swimming with it on.
[1:35 PM] Bryan: New Apple Watch!
[1:34 PM] Dave: Visit Pokéstops, hatch eggs, and be alerted about nearby Pokémon via Apple Watch app and complication. Open your iPhone only to catch.
[1:31 PM] Dave: Pokémon GO for Apple Watch will be available "later this month."
[1:31 PM] Bryan: Pokémon GO on Apple Watch
[1:31 PM] Dave: John Hanke, Niantic Labs CEO.
[1:30 PM] Dave: John Hanke, CEO of Niantic Labs, bringing Pokémon GO to the Apple Watch!
[1:30 PM] Bryan: Jeff Williams and Apple Watch
[1:30 PM] Dave: Third party apps using Apple's watchOS3
[1:29 PM] Dave: "[SOS] is something we hope you never use, but is comforting to know it's there."
[1:28 PM] Dave: "Closing the rings is now this fun, healthy obsession." Mmmhmmm.
[1:27 PM] Dave: Jeff Williams talking what is next for Apple Watch.
[1:26 PM] Dave: Apple became the #2 watch brand in the world in 2015, second only to Rolex.
[1:24 PM] Dave: Apple Watch up next.
[1:24 PM] Dave: iWork collaboration can be private or public. Works on Mac, iPad, iPhone and web.
[1:24 PM] Dave: Items appear in Keynote live. Seems pretty slick.
[1:23 PM] Dave: It would be funny if they added a slide about @Apple tweeting the iPhone 7 news.
[1:22 PM] Dave: Now editing the actual presentation they're using (or so they say) on stage live.
[1:21 PM] Dave: iWork gets real-time collaboration
[1:21 PM] Dave: Susan Prescott coming up to talk iWork.
[1:19 PM] Dave: Now talking Swift Playgrounds
[1:19 PM] Dave: Donating iPads to more than 50,000 students
[1:17 PM] Dave: Now talking about ConnectED
[1:17 PM] Dave: Nice to see the Apple ][ make an appearance.
[1:15 PM] Dave: Phil got beat in Battle Mode.
[1:12 PM] Dave: Super Mario Run looks like Mario!
[1:11 PM] Dave: Super Mario Run coming first to iOS
[1:11 PM] Dave: Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto
[1:09 PM] Dave: Talking about games on the store... someone is missing: Mario!
[1:07 PM] Dave: The @Apple feed talks about the new Water Resistant iPhone. https://twitter.com/Apple/status/773566883366711296
[1:06 PM] Dave: Apple Music
[1:05 PM] Dave: Starting with Apple Music
[1:04 PM] Dave: Tim Cook takes the stage ... and throws his battery-lit shades into the wings.
[1:02 PM] Dave: James Corden is driving Tim Cook to the event, singing One Republic, Carpool Karaoke style.
[1:01 PM] Dave: Here we go!
[11:20 AM] Dave: Today's the day. Coverage for Apple's Event starts shortly.
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