Apple iPhone event announced for Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

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What do we know about The Bill Graham Civic Auditorium?

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The Bill Graham Civic Auditorium…
  • is located at 99 Grove Street, San Francisco, California
  • is owned by the City of San Francisco
  • has a capacity of 7,000 humans
  • was opened in 1915 as the "San Francisco Civic Auditorium"
  • hosted the Democratic National Convention in 1920
  • was home to the NBA's Golden State Warriors from 1964 to 1966
  • was renamed to its current name in 1992, in honor of businessman and promoter Bill Graham, né Wulf Wolodia Grajonca
  • is operated by Another Planet Entertainment (since 2010)
  • has hosted well-known artists including The Grateful Dead, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Who, Janis Joplin, and Jefferson Airplane
  • reportedly has "terribly uncomfortable" seats and only sixteen toilets for women in the entire building
 
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A couple things I've read dealing with some analysis of the invite. One - the image seems to symbolize a force touch. A finger as the Apple leaf pushing down on a surface, the apple. So force touch is implied and likely on the new iPhones. Second, the colors and scheme are very similar to what Siri looks like on the Apple Watch. Not sure what this means, but considering the text on the invite image specifically called out Siri, maybe there is more improvement to Siri than we've already been led onto. Exiting stuff.

One theory is that Siri will be activated by a Force Touch...
 

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One thing we're not likely to see is the 32 gb base model. It looks as though they're sticking with the 16 gb. If the leaked pic of the box is to be believed. 64 gb here I come.
 

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About time I love the iPhone 6 but of course looking forward to a new phone and this time I might even switch carrier? I said this a few times but perhaps this is the year?
 

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really hope to see major improvements and tweaks on the upcoming iPhone 6s
 

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A popular tech site is reporting that "trusted sources" claim that Apple is planning to introduce two new iPads at next week's big event: The long-rumored "iPad Pro" and a refreshed version of the iPad mini, dubbed the "iPad mini 4."
 

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I may move my hubby to Verizon since nothing else works at his work.
My kid to T=Mobile unlimited plan
I use Project Fi on my Nexus that leaves my tablet and iPhone.
 

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I'm most excited about the AppleTV. lol Roku just sent out an email today saying they will no longer support original Roku hardware, of which I have one, and it's slow as heck. But I also have a newer one that works great. So I'll be looking for a replacement for the old one.
 

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I'm most excited about the AppleTV. lol Roku just sent out an email today saying they will no longer support original Roku hardware, of which I have one, and it's slow as heck. But I also have a newer one that works great. So I'll be looking for a replacement for the old one.
9to5Mac claims to know quite a bit about the upcoming Apple TV model(s):

http://9to5mac.com/2015/09/02/apple-tv-4-2015-specs/
 

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Move over, iPhone 6s! Move over, new iPad!

Apple has something else up its sleeve that might just steal all the thunder right from under the new iPhones and iPads.

New Apple Watch Sport bands in aesthetically pleasing colors.

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I hope they have new colors for their leather iPhone cases this year.
 

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I hope they have new colors for their leather iPhone cases this year.
+1 on that! I can't wait to see what they'll whip up in terms of leather and silicone options this go around. I need a few new Apple cases. I've grown quite used to the current bunch. It's time to spice it up!
 

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Apple has been decorating the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium ahead of the "Hey, Siri" event.

A white Apple logo with rainbow-colored accents against a blue background is shown on one wall of the auditorium, shared by CBS/CNET photographer James Martin:

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