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September 10, 2015, 6:50 AM

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Josh Tyrangiel / Bloomberg Business:
How Apple Built 3D Touch  —  Apple has made many things over the years, but its process has remained essentially the same: Find something ugly and complicated and make it prettier and easier.  Prettiness, in brushed aluminum, is more or less a permanent state.
Husain Sumra / MacRumors:
Apple promo video confirms iPhone 6s has a 1715mAh battery, smaller than 1810mAh battery in iPhone 6  —  Apple's 3D Touch Video Confirms 1715 mAh iPhone 6s Battery  —  Last month, rumors and photos of a battery that looked very similar to an iPhone battery suggested that the iPhone 6s' battery capacity …
Apple:
Apple Introduces iPhone 6s & iPhone 6s Plus  —  Next Generation of Multi-Touch Arrives in The Most Advanced iPhones Ever  —  Apple® today announced iPhone® 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, the most advanced iPhones ever, adding a powerful new dimension to iPhone's revolutionary Multi-Touch™ interface.
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.
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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.
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.
Sam Oliver / AppleInsider:
Siri on Apple TV will be restricted to just 8 of 80 launch countries, apps limited to 200MB  —  When Apple announced its fourth-generation set-top box on Wednesday, the company put Siri front and center while proudly proclaiming that the new Apple TV would launch in 80 countries …
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Nick Statt / The Verge:
Here's why Apple made the stylus that Steve Jobs hated  —  When Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller announced that the company's stylus for new iPad Pro would be called Pencil, the crowd audibly laughed in unison.  On the surface, it was because it played into the stereotype that Apple lays claim to everyday inspirations.
Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Hands-on with Apple's new iPad Pro  —  There's Apple's best-seller — the iPhone — and then there's iPad.  That's not to say that iPad is a poor product; quite the opposite, actually, with the word “iPad” having become synonymous with “tablet.”  The issue is around tablets themselves.
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Tom Warren / The Verge:

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