Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference is always full of surprises. USA TODAY's Jefferson Graham previews what we can expect in Talking Tech. Apple has used its June Worldwide Developers Conference to release new iPhones in the past. While early rumors pointed to Apple possibly using Monday's event in San Jose to introduce an improved iPhone SE, it now seems that Apple's smaller, cheaper iPhone will get its update alongside the rest of the line in the fall. Here's what we know about the iPhone SE 2 and the other iPhones Apple might have planned.
But TechRepublic's Jason Hiner sees the latest iPhones taking a step backward in usability, Jason Hiner: One of the most highly touted breakthroughs of the iPhone X -- and soon to be the iPhone XS -- is also its biggest drawback in usability and productivity. For me, it all comes down to screen size. It's time to go big. Apple's rumored low-cost iPhone XR may be the most intriguing iPhone (CNET) Life should get a little easier for Apple fanboys reluctant to spend a fortune on their next phone. Apple's iPhone XS: 9 things you need to know before the keynote Apple's iPhone XS and siblings are about to launch -- along with Apple Watch and an iPad Pro update.
The next iPhone launch is likely mere weeks away, and the leaks and rumors are swirling, and the release of the iOS 12 beta also gives us some clues as to what Apple might have in store for us. It's rare for a phone to be released today with many surprises -- so let's take a look at what is coming soon. But I've come across a number of other possible names: Another possibility is that Apple simplifies the line-up and switches to calling the new iPhone simply iPhone. Also possible is something like the iPhone Pro, especially if Apple unveils three separate handsets. Well, the timeline that we were used to was a September launch.
Ten useful iPhone apps you didn't know you needed This is what we do to pass the time until the next flood of Apple news arrives. We actually have event data going back a decade. I've built a spreadsheet based on event data posted by AAPL Investors. Some of you have seen me use this to predict spring Apple events, but this time we're going to use it to predict when the fall iPhone event will take place. We have 10 years of fall Apple event data.
The big day is almost here. In less than 24 hours, Apple will finally kick off its Sept. 12 event at the Steve Jobs Theater at its new "spaceship" campus California. The occasion will be used as a launching pad for the company's newest hardware, including a new batch of phones unofficially referred to as the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X. Apple typically uses its annual fall event to show off the company's new iPhone, but this year is a little different. The usually secretive company couldn't contain all the leaks about the forthcoming iPhone this time around, giving us deep insights into what will likely be shown at the event.