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September 9, 2015, 4:00 PM

Top News

Jordan Crook / TechCrunch:
iPhone 6s, 6s Plus announced: 3D force touch, A9 CPU, 12MP camera, 4K video, rose-gold finish, unchanged pricing/storage; pre-orders Sept. 12, ships Sept. 25  —  Apple Introduces The iPhone 6S And iPhone 6S Plus  —  Today, Apple has unveiled the latest generation of the iPhone in the form of the iPhone 6S and the iPhone 6S Plus.
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Apple announces iPad Pro with 12.9" display, A9X chip, four-speaker sound system, 10-hour battery life, more; prices range from $799 to $1079  —  Apple iPad Pro announced with Apple Pencil and a Smart Keyboard  —  After months of rumors and speculation, the iPad Pro is here.
Tricia Duryee / GeekWire:
Amazon finally stops selling the Fire Phone, as company adjusts its hardware strategy … It's taken more than a year, but Amazon has finally exhausted its supply of Fire Phones.  —  At least that appears to be the case based on the phone's product page, which now lists the device as …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Apple announces new Apple TV with touchpad remote, universal search, Siri, App Store, more, starting at $149 for 32GB model  —  Apple Unveils A More Powerful Apple TV  —  Confirming earlier reports, Apple unveiled the fourth-generation Apple TV today at its September press event in San Francisco.
Romain Dillet / TechCrunch:
New Apple TV caters to video games with motion-sensitive remote, 3rd-party controller support, and native SDK  —  With The New Apple TV, Apple Is Getting Serious About Video Games  —  The Apple TV is a brand-new beast.  You shouldn't compare it with previous iterations as you can do much more with it, starting with gaming.
Romain Dillet / TechCrunch:
Apple releases new gold and rose gold Watch Sport variants, Hermès collection, and new band colors  —  Apple Releases New Gold And Rose Gold Apple Watch Sport, New Bands  —  Apple has a lot to announce at today's keynote with new iPhones, a new Apple TV and new iPads.
Max Chafkin / Vanity Fair:
Behind Facebook's $2B acquisition of Oculus, a look at Rift's competition, and how VR may change the way we interact  —  Why Facebook's $2 Billion Bet on Oculus Rift Might One Day Connect Everyone on Earth  —  Mark Zuckerberg made a $2 billion bet on a virtual-reality headset called the Oculus Rift …
Brendan Donohoe / The Twitter Blog:
Twitter updates iPad app with responsive design as it builds a more unified Twitter for iOS  —  Building a more unified Twitter for iOS  —  Previously, Twitter for iPhone and iPad offered very different experiences.  Now, Twitter apps on these devices will be more consistent regardless of which one you're using.

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