Early reports citing unnamed "carrier sources" suggested that Apple's plan was to hold the iPhone 8 (and 7s, 7s Plus) event on September 12th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $164.00 price target (up previously from $150.00) on shares of Apple in a report on Wednesday, May 3rd. The high-end model, which could cost as much as $1,000, will be the most transformative of the trio. It may also do away with a home button, relying instead on various hand gestures for user control.More news: Ronda Rousey and Travis Browne to Wednesday on Saturday
It's expected that the tech giant will reveal a barrage of products during the keynote presentation, including a new, more expensive iPhone that features a almost bezel-less display and new facial recognition technology, as well as an iterative update to the current iPhone 7 - likely the iPhone 7s and 7s Plus. Rumors indicate the company will introduce three new devices at the event: the iPhone 7S, iPhone 7S Plus and the so-called iPhone 8, which will be the 10th anniversary edition. They're expected to be less expensive. The gathering was announced in media invites, according to Apple Insider. The show will also be available to livestream here.More news: Dozens killed in fresh Saudi-led airstrike on Yemen's capital
Beyond the iPhone, Apple is expected to release a new Apple Watch, which is rumoured to have a LTE cellular modem that allows it to receive data without an iPhone nearby. That chip will allow the Apple Watch to have a wireless data connection without an iPhone nearby. Other software updates like a tap to wake feature, 3D Facial recognition and more are rumored too.More news: U.S. revises assessment of N. Korea launch
Apple's streaming box hasn't been updated for two years and it seems a device that allows 4K content to be beamed on to TVs could be coming soon.