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Live: Apple unveils new Watch, Apple TV

Live: Apple unveils new Watch, Apple TV
4K Resolution - Apple Inc - Apple TV - Apple Watch - Cupertino California - I Phone - I Tunes - Milan - Smartphone - Steve Jobs
September 12

Jefferson Graham previews new features expected on the next iPhone, on #TalkingTech.
A person takes a photo of an Apple logo before an announcement of new products at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Calif.(Photo: Marcio Jose Sanchez, AP)On Tuesday, Apple is widely expected to introduce its next iPhone during a press event at the Steve Jobs theater on its newly-opened spaceship campus in Cupertino, Calif. Scroll down for updates, or watch the event on Apple's website.1:54 p.m.: The Apple TV 4K starts at $179, with a second model featuring more storage selling for $199. Its available September 22, with preorders beginning Sept. 15.1:52 p.m.: The game is exclusive on Apple TV, iPad and iPhone this winter. 1:50 p.m.: Jenova Chen, head of thatgamecompany, debuts the Apple TV game Sky. Owners of PlayStation video game consoles are familiar with his work on games like Flower and Journey.1:47 p.m.: Live sports is also coming to Apple TV 4K. Cue said if your favorite team is about to play, it will appear first in the "Up Next" feature. Live news is also coming to the new box. 1:45 p.m.: Cue said Apple worked with major Hollywood studios to move their 4K movies on to iTunes. If you bought a HD video on iTunes, they will get a 4K upgrade at no charge.1:42 p.m.: Eddy Cue appears to talk 4K. Cue claims the device will deliver the best picture quality ever. The user interface has been tweaked, too, to look better in 4K. They demonstrate the video quality with a clip from Spider-Man Homecoming.1:40 p.m.: Cook is back, moving to Apple TV. He unveils Apple TV 4K, a version of the set-top box which will include support for 4K video resolutions. 1:36 p.m.: Hermes and Nike continue to work with Apple on models of the Watch. The cellular version will start at $399, while a non-cellular version starts at $329. It will be available at all four U.S. carriers on September 22, with pre-orders opening Sept. 15. Apple will continue to sell Series 1, starting at $249.1:34 p.m.: A demo of two Watches engaged in a phone call goes really smoothly. Curious how independent the Watch will operate from your iPhone. For example, can it have its own number? 1:32 p.m.: Because of the Series 3's new processor, Siri will talk on Apple Watch for the first time. The Watch will also support tracking for activities like stair climbing or involving higher elevations. The device includes an integrated SIM card and screen that doubles as an antenna. And the Watch remains the same size as Series 2. 1:29 p.m.: The Apple Watch, Series 3, is a big deal. It has cellular, which means you don't need your iPhone any more to tether. Most of the apps such as Maps will work with the cellular connection, and users will be able to stream music through a cellular connection.1:27 p.m.: The new Watch operating system will be available to owners on September 19. Meanwhile, here comes "the next generation of Apple Watch."1:25 p.m.: The heart rate app will add more information such as recovery heart rate and resting heart rate. The app will also offer a better view of your heart rate through the day. Apple will also notify the user if you have an elevated heart rate and you don't appear to be active. The Watch will also feature Apple Heart Study, a tool taking data from the Watch to analyze irregular rhythms in your heartbeat. The first phase will arrive later this year.1:24 p.m.: New features coming to Watch include auto sets for swimmers, and the ability to sync the Watch with fitness machines. 1:23 p.m.: A video features personal stories from Watch owners who show how the device has benefitted them, including a father whose daughter has Type 1 diabetes, and a man who was in a car accident and used the Watch's SOS feature.1:20 p.m.: Cook says Apple Watch is now the top watch in the world. The customer satisfaction rating is 97%. Cook says people write to Apple all the time about how the watch helps them lead healthier lives.1:18 p.m.: Cook is back to talk products, starting with Apple Watch. Cook says since the launch of the Series 2, Apple Watch has experienced "phenomenal growth."1:16 p.m.: Ahrendts says feedback so far has been "fantastic." More town squares will open in top cities around the world. Stores in New York, Paris, Milan will receive big upgrades.

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