Apple made a lot of important announcements during its September 2016 event. Here are all of the important ones and included links to exactly what you need to know!
As expected, Apple has announced the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus. With the new phones come new colors, new cameras, and minor cosmetic tweaks, along with stereo speakers and water resistance. The phone comes in 32GB, 128GB, and 256GB configurations. Pre-orders start September 9, with shipping beginning on September 16.
Apple Watch Series 2
The second generation of Apple's smartwatch, the Apple Watch Series 2 offers greater water resistance up to 50 meters, a dual-core processor, GPS, and more. Apple is offering the Apple Watch Series 2 in both aluminum and stainless steel, as well as the new ceramic material. Apple will also be adding the dual-core processor to the original Apple Watch, now called Series 1. Apple Watch Series 2 goes up for pre-order on September 9, and releases on September 16, priced at $369.
Alongside the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus and Lightning-equipped EarPods, Apple introduced a pair of completely wireless earbuds, which they have dubbed AirPods. Equipped with the new W1 chip for great sound and a stable connection, the AirPods feature up to five hours of battery life on a single charge, as well as dead-simple setup. AirPods will ship in late October.
Apple announced that iOS 10, filled with new functionality and a variety of cosmetic alterations, will arrive on September 13. Here's everything you need to know.
watchOS 3 brings a number of improvements to the Apple Watch experience, including faster apps, new built-in apps, and much more. watchOS 3 will launch on September 13, and here's everything you need to know.
Apple announced an update to its iWork productivity suite across iPhone, iPad, and Mac that allows for real-time collaboration within Pages, Keynote, and Numbers.
Super Mario Run
Apple and Nintendo will be bringing a new Mario game to the iPhone called Super Mario Run. The game features the traditional Mario gameplay that you've come to expect. You'll also be able to challenge your friends to beat your high scores. Nintendo will also offer a Mario sticker pack for Messages in iOS 10.
- Super Mario is coming to iPhone
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