The wait is almost over. In just a few hours, Apple fans will finally get to see what the tech giant has up its sleeves. The iPhone maker is expected to unveil the follow-up to its flagship phone at 10 a.m. Pacific Time on Sept. 9 in Cupertino, California. In addition to a larger display and faster processors, the rumored iPhone 6 is also supposed to come with improved camera features. Apple might even show off its hotly rumored iWatch or iTime smartwatch. If you want to be one of the first to hear all about what Apple has in store, here’s how to tune in as it happens.
1. Make sure you’re using an Apple device. This could be an iPhone, iPad, iPod, MacBook, Mac or even an Apple TV.
iPhones, iPads and iPods need to be running iOS 6 and up, while Macs need to run OS X 10.6.8 or later. Apple TV owners have to use the second- or third-generation Apple TV with software version 5.0.2 or later.
2. Check your version of Safari by going to www.whatbrowser.org. Macs require Safari version 5.1.10 or later.
If you don’t meet the requirements, make sure to update your software.
3. Navigate to www.apple.com/live via Safari on your Apple device now.
4. Break out the popcorn while you wait.
If you don’t have access to an Apple device, stay tuned to Laptopmag.com and Tomsguide.com. We’ll be covering the event from the ground at Cupertino to bring you the top new features and devices as they are announced.
Watching the Launch on Apple TV: If you plan on watching the event on the big screen, your Apple TV will provide you with a simple experience. The event will be accessible via the Apple Special Events Channel. Second and third generation Apple TVs should receive the channel automatically. If you aren’t able to find it, you can update it by restarting your Apple TV. You can do so by navigating to Settings > General > Reboot.
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