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It's almost here... Apple's launch of waterproof and wireless iPhone 7 with NO headphone jack kicks off

Daily Mail - Science & tech

After months of anticipation, Apple is finally revealing the iPhone 7. Tim Cook opened the presentation at the the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco with a video of him taking part in a carpool karaoke with James Corden, singing along to One Republic before they were joined by Pharrell to give Cook some fashion advice. However, the firm accidentally unveiled the device itself with a tweet minutes before the unveiling. Tim Cook opened the presentation at the the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco with a video of him taking part in a carpool karaoke with James Corden, singing along to One Republic before they were joined by Pharrell. The unveiling comes amid a flurry of leaks that claim the firm will dump the headphone socket. 'I'm so glad James got me here on time, I may have lost my voice,' he said, before revealed new episodes of the show will debut on iTunes next year.


iPhone 7 specs revealed in report ahead of Wednesday's launch

Daily Mail - Science & tech

Apple is finally set to unveil its iPhone 7 at a launch event this Wednesday, but all its headline features may now have been revealed. Although Apple is notoriously secretive, almost every detail of the new device has emerged days before the company's official event, if a major leak is to be believed. The report suggests the phone will be faster, water resistant and come in two new colours. The technology giant is also rumoured to be launching its second-generation smartwatch alongside the iPhone 7. The Apple Watch 2 is said to be faster than its predecessor, with an improved battery and a built-in barometer. The timepiece is designed to work with Apple's Update WatchOS software.


Forget the iPhone 7: Experts advise users to hold off on upgrading until iPhone 8

Daily Mail - Science & tech

While the iPhone 7 is expected to make its global debut at 6pm BST (1pm ET), many consumers and investors are already setting their sights on the 2017 version of the popular gadget. Some technology sites are advising users to hold off on upgrading until the next year's version, which will mark the 10-year anniversary of the iPhone. Analysts say the iPhone 8 may feature a wider display that reaches from one edge of the device to the other and a home button integrated into the screen. Apple is counting on the launch of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus to reinvigorate its flagging smartphone sales. Despite recently announcing the sale of its billionth iPhone, the Cupertino tech giant has seen iPhone sales in decline as smartphone users wait longer to upgrade.


Apple's Twitter account and Amazon leak iPhone 7 handset details ahead of official launch

Daily Mail - Science & tech

After months of anticipation, Apple is finally revealing the iPhone 7 - and it seemed to have it all planned out. But the firm accidentally unveiled the device itself with tweets minutes before the unveiling - before deleting them seconds later. After months of anticipation, Apple is finally revealing the iPhone 7. Another tweet said: 'New cameras. Less than an hour before the Apple keynote, Amazon put up a page featuring iPhone 7 accessories, as Gizmodo first reported. At least one new Apple handset will come with the dual camera, the images show.


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Daily Mail

An audio manufacturer showcasing its latest Bluetooth speaker at a trade event may have dropped a huge hint as to the colour of the iPhone 7. The rumour mill is in overdrive ahead of Apple's scheduled event in San Francisco on Wednesday, where the long-awaited handset is expected to be released. But at IFA in Berlin this week, audio hardware firm JBL said it chose the navy blue colour of its latest speaker to match'a few more devices' that will launch'in the near future'. Audio hardware firm JBL said it chose the navy blue colour of its latest speaker - showcased at IFA in Berlin this week - to match'a few more devices' that will launch'in the near future', leading to further rumours there could be a new colour for the iPhone 7 Speaking to Express.co.uk, a JBL spokesperson said: 'We believe this will be an important colour this holiday season.' The navy Bluetooth speaker, called the Playlist, was on show at the consumer technology show in Berlin this week, sharing the stage with major tech firms launching their latest smartphones and gadgets. However, Apple opted to avoid IFA, with its San Francisco event scheduled for next week, just as the Berlin event wraps up.