It’s Wednesday, September 7th and Apple’s iPhone 7 event is about to kick off at 10 AM PT/1 PM ET.

We already gave you the run down on what to expect: iPhone 7, iOS 10, macOS Sierra, Apple Watch 2, and likely some new accessories, but Apple could always have one or two more surprises in store.

Below we’re keeping track off all our coverage from the event with handy links to everything in our News Hub, and we’ll have pre-event coverage and the latest from inside the event in our Live Blog below that.

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Check back for updates as the event unfolds.

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Sia is performing to close the event.

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Availability. Preorders Sept. 9. Available Sept. 16. Get country availability here.

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Battery life. Apple says longest battery life ever. 1-2 more versus previous generation.

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A10 Fusion four-core CPU. 40% faster than the A9 in previous generation iPhones and includes a 6-core graphics chip that’s 50% faster than A9.

Apple Pay and Apple Maps Transit features coming to Japan in October.

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5 hour battery life. Charging case offers 24 hours battery

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Apple also has new wireless “AirPods” as rumored.

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New Lightning Earpods + Lightning to 3.5mm adapter in box…

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New iPhone 7 and 7 Plus have stereo speakers

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The camera app will have a new zoom function that lets users take full advantage of the zoom features on iPhone 7 Plus.

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iPhone 7 Plus has a dual-camera as expected with one telephoto and one wide angle lens for much enhanced zoom.

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New 12 Megapixel cameras with new quad-led True Tone flash. Optical image stabilization in all iPhone 7 and 7 Plus models

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Redesigned Home button with Taptic Engine

Color options: New “Jet black”, second “black” finish with black logo, silver, gold, and rose gold

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The iPhone 7 models include ew cameras, water-resistance improvements, stereo speakers, longer battery life and more. The iPhone 7 Plus includes a new dual-camera system as rumored.

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Apple shows of the new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus models. Get all the details here.

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iPhone time (for real this time). Starting with iOS 10 demos.

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Series 2 and Nike Plus model starts at $369 and go on sale September 16th. First-gen (Series 1) gets the new processor and starts at $269.

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Apple said Series 2 will come in aluminum, stainless steel and ceramic with no mention of previous gold Edition models.

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Apple Watch Nike Plus edition.

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Apple Watch 2 will launch with Hermes models.

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New white ceramic finish.

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Built-in GPS.

New display 2x brighter than first-gen. Brightest display Apple has ever shipped.

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Dual core processor up to 50% faster, new GPU with 2x graphics performance.

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Improved waterproofing features. Speaker ejects water after swimming.

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Apple officially unveils ‘Apple Watch Series 2’

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Pokemon Go on Apple Watch, coming before end of year.

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watchOS 3 demo time

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Now talking Apple Watch updates.

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Real-time collaboration for iWork

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Update on ConnectED program – more free kit for schools, and ‘Everyone Can Code’ initiative for kids to learn Swift.

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Super Mario coming to iPhone – being demo’d on stage by Miyamoto. Can be notified when it’s available.

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Apple just leaked the iPhone 7 on Twitter before its official unveiling at the event. New cameras, water-resistance improvements, stereo speakers, longer battery life and more.

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Apple Music now at 17 million subscribers

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Tim Cook on stage talking Carpool Karaoke launch coming to Apple Music next year

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Pharrell too

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Event beginning with video of Tim Cook doing Carpool Karaoke!

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10 minutes to go! Apple’s stream (in super wide 21:9 video) is now live.

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Amazon just leaked its iPhone 7 accessories promo a bit early. Shop iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus cases.

The press line is starting to form out front of Bill Graham Civic Auditorium where Apple’s event will take place today.

Apple’s event is scheduled to begin at 10 AM PT/1 PM ET. How to watch the live video stream.

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