Apple will unveil three new iPhone models at its "Gather Round" event in Cupertino on Wednesday, September 12, announcing the official release date of iOS 12, the latest mobile operating system. We might even be lucky and see the new AirPower charging pad that was rumored. If you want to see the event first-hand, here's how to do it on your computer, smartphone, or Apple TV.
Apart from two iPhone X successors and a cost-effective imitation, Apple will also show an updated Apple Watch if we're lucky, we even have a little bit of Mac hardware. We also get the final release dates for macOS Mojave (10.14) and watchOS 5 and tvOS 1
When does the event begin?
The event will be held at the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park in Cupertino, California. It starts at 10:00 PDT on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at the time Apple's livestream goes live. If you live in a different time zone in the US, let me make it easier:
- 7 o'clock HST
- 9 o'clock AKDT
- 10 o'clock PDT or MST
- 11 o'clock MDT
- 12 o'clock CDT
- 1 pm EDT
This event will include all the usual suspects, including Tim Cook, chief executive officer, Craig Federighi, senior vice president of software engineering, and Johnny Ive, chief design officer.
What Are the Requirements for Watching Online
To watch Apple Live Stream, you need one of the following:
- iPad, iPhone, iPod touch with Safari on iOS 10 or higher
- Mac with Safari on macOS Sierra 10.12 or higher
- PC with Microsoft Edge on Windows 10
- Apple TV, second generation and later with the latest tvOS software
Apple also states that you may have current versions of Google Using Chrome or Mozilla Firefox supports MSE (Media Serice Extensions) as well as H.264 (Video) and AAC (Audio) formats. Other modern web browsers that support these requirements should work as well. Essentially, this means you can track the livestream feed from any Android device.
- Android devices with the latest software updates and compatible browser
- Amazon Kindle devices with latest software updates and compatible browser
How do you view this? Event?
If you want to watch the Gather Round event on your computer or smartphone, use the above web browser for your device and go to the following link:
For those who watch from an Apple TV You use AirPlay to stream the event as long as you have the latest tvOS software on Apple TV Generation 2 or higher. For the second and third generation Apple TVs, you can also turn on the Apple Events channel. And for those with a fourth and fifth generation Apple TV, you can use the Apple Events app.
- Apple TV 2 and later via AirPlay
- Apple TV 2/3 by Apple Events
- Apple TV 4/5 with the App Apple Events
As mentioned earlier, Apple will introduce two iPhone X successors, possibly called the iPhone XS and XS Max, as well as a cost-effective LCD display model with several colors available, called either the iPhone 9 or iPhone XC. A new Apple Watch design is highlighted as well as software updates for iOS, tvOS, watchOS and macOS. In addition, the wireless AirPower charging pad can also show its face.