We hope you鈥檝e all traded in your old iPhone by now (or at least before September 18), because it鈥檚 here! The Apple聽Special Event that they have been teasing for ages is going down聽now. Today, we get to find out all the juicy deets on the brand spankin鈥 new iPhone 6S (cannot wait聽to see that pretty pink 6S). Will the rumors hold any water? We鈥檒l find out. Plus, we鈥檒l be getting the update on the iPad Pro聽鈥 what it is and why it鈥檚 going on your wish list. We鈥檒l be live blogging the event, which is happening this afternoon, so stay tuned!

Apple Unveils New Versions Of iPhone 6, Apple TV

Here鈥檚 an exterior view of the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in SF from earlier today. Just reading the words 鈥淪pecial Event鈥 sends chills down our spine.

10:02 AM:聽Some 鈥渕onster announcements鈥 are coming.

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10:08 AM:聽Apple Watch now has over 10,000 apps. Facebook Messenger is coming to the Apple Watch! So is iTranslate. As is GoPro, iTranslate and medical app AirStrip.

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10:13 AM:聽HERM脠S APPLE WATCH IS COMING. Apple Watch is coming in Gold and Rose Gold and will be offered at the same price as the Sport collection.

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10:17 AM: It鈥檚 iPad Time. 鈥淭oday we have the biggest news in iPad since the iPad.鈥

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10:20 AM:聽The iPad Pro has finally made its debut. Here鈥檚 a first look. It is indeed a 12.9-inch display and features a groundbreaking 5.9 million pixels. AH! The new A9X chip has unbelievable new speeds 鈥 it鈥檚 1.8 times faster than the previous chip. 鈥淭his is desktop-class performance.鈥

10:27 AM: The iPad Pro will have 鈥10 hours of battery life.鈥

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10:29 AM: The iPad Pro will come with a Smart Keyboard using brand new Smart Connector technology. Oh yeah, notebook computer, here we go. AND there is the Apple Pencil, the brand new stylus for artists and designers that comes along with the iPad Pro.While the 鈥淎pple Pencil is聽designed to look and feel like a familiar tool,鈥 it comes with a 鈥減recision that allows you to actually be able to touch a single pixel.鈥

10:36 AM:聽Whoa. Apple just brought in a Microsoft exec to discuss productivity for the iPad Pro.

10:42 AM:聽Adobe Exec Eric Snowden has taken the stage and just introduced a brand new app called Adobe Photoshop Fix, which has many of the capabilities of Photoshop but is exclusively for the iPad.

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10:48 AM:聽鈥淭his is the most advanced iPad we鈥檝e made in a long time.鈥 Bold words. iPad Pro will start at $799 for 32 GB. There will be a 128聽GB WiFi-only option for $949 and a 128 GB option with LTE capabilites for $1079. The Apple Pencil retails聽at $99. The Smart Keyboard will go for $169. All will be available starting in November.

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10:53 AM:聽New iPad lineup!

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10:54 AM: The rumors were correct.聽Apple is indeed launching a new iteration of the Apple TV. 鈥淲e believe the future of television is apps.鈥 The new Apple TV comes with a revolutionary remote, specially designed operating system tvOS and video games, and has Siri capabilities.

11:05 AM:聽Whaaa?聽If you miss a line from a show, just ask Siri聽鈥淲hat did she just say?鈥 And Siri will back-track on a show/film by 15 seconds and turn on closed captioning.聽Siri will also help you find what you want to watch on Apple TV with just a few voice commands. Fancy.

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11:16 AM:聽STOP EVERYTHING. Apple TV also changes online shopping as we know it. You can now shop with Apple TV鈥檚 touchscreen remote.

11:24 AM: Apple TV starts at $149 for 32 GB and $199 for 64 GB and is coming in late October.


11:25 AM:聽Guys, guys, guys. It鈥檚 iPhone time. PINK!!!


11:30 AM:聽The iPhone 6S comes in two sizes and features new glass using IonX, not Sapphire glass as previously speculated. The aluminum shell is a new custom Apple alloy. The new iPhone comes with 3D Touch 鈥斅燽asically Force Touch.聽New gestures are called 鈥減eek鈥 with a light press and 鈥減op鈥 for a harder press.

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11:36 AM: 3D Touch changes the way you use your iPhone. Forever.聽鈥淭his is a dynamic system, deeply integrated into iOS 9.鈥

11:38 AM: This is not a drill. Using 3D Touch on the Camera App, you can click and immediately pull up an emergency selfie option.

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11:41 AM: The new A9 chip is 70 percent faster at CPU tasks. For graphic tasks, it鈥檚 90 percent faster than the A8.

11:45 AM:聽Hey, Siri feature still around, and聽Siri is still sassy.

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11:46 AM: All new iSight camera does indeed have a 12-megapixel sensor, and 50 percent more pixels than before. The auto-focus is faster than ever to take beautiful 鈥渘oise-free鈥 images. For the first time, you can take 4K video 鈥 every frame has eight million pixels.

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11:52 AM: The FaceTime camera has five megapixels and uses your LED screen to act as a flash when you need to take front-facing selfies.

11:54 AM:聽LIVE PHOTOS is Harry Potter photos IRL. Now when you鈥檙e taking a photo, your camera will capture just a second before and after your picture, so that using 3D Touch, your images will briefly 鈥渕ove.鈥

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12:oo PM: iPhone 6S and 6S Plus will be coming in at the same prices and storage capacities as previous 6/6 Plus. Pre-order begins September 12 and drops officially on September 25. iOS 9 drops on September 16!


12:02 PM: Apple has unveiled their own聽iPhone Upgrade Program, which gives you the聽iPhone every year, allows you to choose your own carrier and features unlocked phones and a 24-month installment plan. Unrolling in the US first.

Are you watching and blogging or Tweeting along today? Share what you鈥檙e most excited about below 鈥 and keep refreshing this page for regular updates!

(Photos via Stephen Lam/Getty +聽Apple)