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Apple's September 9 iPhone -- and more -- launch

The company will show off its latest gadgets, including possible updates to the iPad and Apple TV along with Apple's smartphone.

  • Shara Tibken 9/9/2015 5:34:34 PM
    Lots of "whoas" from the crowd on that one
  • Scott Stein 9/9/2015 5:34:43 PM
    Microsoft is here: worlds have collided
  • Shara Tibken 9/9/2015 5:34:45 PM
    Kirk Koenigsbauer, corporate VP for Microsoft Office, is here
  • Shara Tibken 9/9/2015 5:34:49 PM
    (still. whoa)
  • James Martin 9/9/2015 5:34:50 PM
  • Shara Tibken 9/9/2015 5:35:00 PM
    "At Microsoft we're focused on reinventing productivity."
  • Shara Tibken 9/9/2015 5:35:09 PM
    "We're supporting Microsoft Office on Apple platforms."
  • James Martin 9/9/2015 5:35:13 PM
  • Shara Tibken 9/9/2015 5:35:20 PM
    Shows Microsoft Word document on iPad Pro.
  • James Martin 9/9/2015 5:35:30 PM
  • Shara Tibken 9/9/2015 5:35:50 PM
    "We want to extend this richness with the new iPAd Pro with Ink to allow anyone to mark up documents. Variety of new pen tools. highlighter. And a new thickness control so you can get the point you need."
  • James Martin 9/9/2015 5:35:56 PM
  • Scott Stein 9/9/2015 5:36:06 PM
    Office for iPad will work with Apple Pencil. This could be very cool if iPad Pro ends feeling Surface-like.
  • Shara Tibken 9/9/2015 5:36:14 PM
    "We can write in the margins. It's also great for multilingual users. All chagnes stored in the document itself and can be viewed in any Microsoft application on any device."
  • James Martin 9/9/2015 5:36:16 PM
  • Shara Tibken 9/9/2015 5:36:25 PM
    Multitasking lets you have Word and Excel on the same screen at the same time
  • James Martin 9/9/2015 5:36:36 PM
  • Scott Stein 9/9/2015 5:36:37 PM
    Two apps at once, feels like the advantage of large-screen monitors.
  • Shara Tibken 9/9/2015 5:36:45 PM
    "Let's finish up our PowerPoint presentation that goes along with this document."
  • Shara Tibken 9/9/2015 5:37:01 PM
    "Just like Word, just like Excel, PowerPoint has excellent support for the Apple Pencil."
  • Shara Tibken 9/9/2015 5:37:13 PM
    "Let's take this to the next level. We want to turn this into a high impact diagram."
  • Shara Tibken 9/9/2015 5:37:33 PM
    "You can take your handrawn art"
  • James Martin 9/9/2015 5:37:42 PM
  • Shara Tibken 9/9/2015 5:37:54 PM
    "At Microsoft we really believe bringing together the iPad Pro with Microsoft Office ... will really transform how people work on these devices."
  • Shara Tibken 9/9/2015 5:37:58 PM
    Schiller is back up
  • Scott Stein 9/9/2015 5:38:00 PM
    I find it so fascinating/weird that Apple is pursuing so much on iPad Pro will small MacBook also exists out there...parallel worlds.
  • Shara Tibken 9/9/2015 5:38:06 PM
    Demo from creative professionals. Adobe
  • James Martin 9/9/2015 5:38:20 PM
  • Shara Tibken 9/9/2015 5:38:28 PM
    "Adobe's been doing incredible things on iPad. ... Now on iPad Pro, they're working on a brand new suite of applications that are incredibly powerful."
  • Shara Tibken 9/9/2015 5:38:34 PM
    Eric Snowden of Adobe takes the stage
  • Scott Stein 9/9/2015 5:38:42 PM
    Adobe: I immediately think of Lori Grunin
  • Shara Tibken 9/9/2015 5:38:50 PM
    "I'm really excited to show you three different Adobe applications all working together on iPad Pro."
  • James Martin 9/9/2015 5:39:22 PM
  • James Martin 9/9/2015 5:39:40 PM
  • Scott Stein 9/9/2015 5:39:46 PM
    Adobe showing off iPad Pro layout tools. Is iPad Pro being set up as the ultimate graphic tool in Apple's arsenal?
  • Shara Tibken 9/9/2015 5:40:00 PM
    Re stylus - here's a quote from Steve Jobs when introducing the iPhone in January 2007. "Who wants a stylus? You have to get 'em, put 'em away, you lose 'em. Yuch! Nobody wants a stylus. So let's not use a stylus."
  • James Martin 9/9/2015 5:40:16 PM
  • Shara Tibken 9/9/2015 5:40:25 PM
    Note Apple was careful not to call Apple Pencil a stylus
  • Scott Stein 9/9/2015 5:40:49 PM
    (It seems like iPad Pro's biggest advantages are as photo/graphics tool, for offices that can afford one)
  • James Martin 9/9/2015 5:40:53 PM
  • James Martin 9/9/2015 5:41:15 PM
  • Shara Tibken 9/9/2015 5:41:19 PM
    Still seeing this Adobe demo
  • Shara Tibken 9/9/2015 5:41:30 PM
    Showing us how it's easy to alter the design of a magazine page
  • James Martin 9/9/2015 5:41:44 PM
  • Scott Stein 9/9/2015 5:41:48 PM
    Maybe I should learn graphic layout.
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