How to watch Apple's Special Event

Apple doesn't always host events in October, but when it does it usually has some exciting new hardware to announce. Now, all the rumors seem to suggest new iPads (including an iPad Mini), a much-anticipated Mac mini pro, and a MacBook refresh seems to be the big stars of the show. Our top Apple analyst, Rene Ritchie, has already broken down all the rumors in the link below!

Apple October 2018 Event Preview

This year, the Apple Special Event takes place in NYC at starts at 10 AM ET on October 30th, 2018. Note the change in start time, a lot of Apple's event takes place on the west coast, but since this is in New York, it's eastern time!

Follow along with us by watching the live stream

You can watch the live stream of Apple's Special Event at the official event page, which will be updated to stream about a half hour before the event.

Apple's Event page

You can also watch it from the Special Event app on your Apple TV.

If you'd like to watch the live stream peppered with some commentary from the iMore team, be sure to follow us on Twitter.

Bookmark our event page to keep updated on the news

We'll be covering the event as it happens, but will also spend the rest of the day, the next few days, and the following weeks with follow up content about everything announced and provided in-depth analysis of the event. Please be sure to bookmark our event page so you can check in regularly to see what we're talking about.

iMore live events page

Don't forget; the Apple Special Event is at 10 AM ET on October 30th, 2018. Get ready and buckle in for what is sure to be a wild ride!

Luke Filipowicz
Staff Writer

Luke Filipowicz has been a writer at iMore, covering Apple for nearly a decade now. He writes a lot about Apple Watch and iPad but covers the iPhone and Mac as well. He often describes himself as an "Apple user on a budget" and firmly believes that great technology can be affordable if you know where to look. Luke also heads up the iMore Show — a weekly podcast focusing on Apple news, rumors, and products but likes to have some fun along the way. 

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