Following his previous report that the new Apple TV will be announced at Apple’s annual September event, BuzzFeed’s John Paczkowski now says that Apple is planning to held the event on September 9th.
Sources familiar with Apple’s plans tell BuzzFeed News the company intends to hold a special event the week of Sept. 7, with Wednesday the 9th being the most likely date.
The long-awaited Apple TV 4 is expected to be unveiled at this event:
Multiple sources familiar with Apple’s plans say Apple TV is currently part of the company’s fall event.
Apple TV 4 is expected to be slimmer than the current-generation model and feature Apple’s A8 chip, a new, “drastically improved” remote with touchpad, more on-board storage, an improved operating system with support for Siri voice control and a long-awaited App Store.
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Apple’s subscription internet-TV service, that was initially rumored to debut this fall alongside the new Apple TV, is now scheduled for Q4 or, more likely, even 2016 release, according to sources.
Back in March, we learned that Apple’s HDTV project had been dropped in early 2014 in favour of Apple TV 4.
Read more about Apple TV 4:
- Apple TV 4 hardware, software, release date detailed by Mark Gurman
- Multi-touch Bluetooth remote for Apple TV referenced in El Capitan beta 2
- Apple working on its own web TV service
- WSJ: Apple to launch $30-$40/month online TV service in September
- Reading between the lines of WWDC 2015 keynote
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