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September 9, 2015, 5:20 PM

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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.
Romain Dillet / TechCrunch:
With New iPhone Upgrade Program, Get A New iPhone Every Year For $32/Month  —  Today at Apple's keynote, the company introduced a new program available in Apple Store in the U.S. The iPhone Upgrade Program is a 24-month payment plan with an option to upgrade for a new iPhone every year.
Apple:
Apple Brings Innovation Back to Television with The All-New Apple TV  —  The App Store, Siri Remote & tvOS are Coming to Your Living Room  —  Apple® today announced the all-new Apple TV®, bringing a revolutionary experience to the living room based on apps built for the television.
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Apple announces new Apple TV with touchpad remote, universal search, Siri, App Store, running on new OS called tvOS, 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.
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
Hands-on with the new Apple TV  —  As expected, Apple announced an updated version of the Apple TV today, and I just spent a little time playing with it.  Physically, the unit itself isn't much different than the older model — it's just a little bit taller — but the remote and interface are entirely new.
More: TechCrunch
Apple:
Apple Introduces iPad Pro Featuring Epic 12.9-inch Retina Display  —  Apple Pencil & Smart Keyboard Bring Breakthrough Levels of Precision & Utility to iPad Pro  —  Apple® today introduced the all-new iPad Pro™, featuring a stunning 12.9-inch Retina® display with 5.6 million pixels …
Apple:
Apple Introduces watchOS 2 with Native Apps and New Gold & Rose Gold Aluminum Apple Watch Sport Models  —  Native Apps, New Watch Faces, Time Travel & More Arrive with watchOS 2 September 16  —  Apple® today introduced beautiful new Apple Watch® cases and bands, available starting today …
More: Apple
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.
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 …
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.
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 …
More: Inc.com and CNET
Apple:
iOS 9 Available as a Free Update for iPhone, iPad & iPod touch Users September 16  —  Apple® today announced iOS 9, the world's most advanced mobile operating system, will be available on Wednesday, September 16 as a free update for iPhone®, iPad® and iPod touch® users. iOS 9 makes iOS devices …

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