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Watch Apple’s ‘iPhone 13’ Launch Event: Many Options

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Watch Apple's 'iPhone 13' Launch Event: Many Options

Apple is launching its long-awaited iPhone 13 today. In fact, the launch is no longer in many days or hours.

The event is starting in less than two hours from now.

You can click the link below to watch the event live.

The smartphone company will limit the event to the iPhone 13 range, AirPods 3 and the Apple Watch Series 7.

Meanwhile, apart from the price and general features, one other question that fans are asking is how to watch the event.

Surely, the first port of call to follow the event is Apple website.

However, while on Apple’s website, the event will be there, but you will not find it at all until it begins.

What to know:

The iPhone 13, according to leaks, promises to come with increased prices.

So, you won’t be buying the iPhone 13 with lesser amount like on the price scale which previous versions entered the market.

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The new phone will likely cost more because of some new upgrades that Apple has introduced to iPhone 13.

Some of the upgrades includes, smaller notch, supersize cameras, larger batteries, faster charging and  satellite communications.

Also, the phone will come with ProMotion displays and upgraded 5G for Pro models.

The event:

Apple calls the new event, “California streaming.”

Although the smartphone company did not say if it will unveil iPhone 13 today, however, it gave a date and time for the launch.

And the date is today.

As for the time, Apple says “California Streaming” will be on Tuesday, September 14, from 10:00 a.m. PT.

For West African Time zones, wait for the show around 5pm today.

How to watch the event:

Apple recommends you watch the launch on its site and on an iPhone 7 or later, iPad 5th generation or later, or Mac through Safari on macOS Mojave 10.14, or later.

Also, the company says you should stream it on recent versions of Chrome, Firefox, and Microsoft Edge can play if they support MSE, H.264, and AAC.

Options to watch the event:

YouTube:

Although Apple already disclosed a page on YouTube where you can watch the launch, there are other ways too.

However, the YouTube video sometimes lags a little behind the live stream.

Here is the link to the YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCE_M8A5yxnLfW0KghEeajjw

Nevertheless, the lag is only in seconds, that is, if it lags at all.

So, if that is not a big deal for you, then you’re good to go.

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Just on your iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple TV 4K, or even a PC, you can watch the launch live.

Twitter:

You may decide to be following the event on Twitter. That’s cool too.

However, you’re likely to see comments still talking about segments that have elapsed.

Also, since you are not seeing the video, you definitely are missing a lot.

Playback the whole event  after YouTube posts it:

Well, you can still catch up with segments you missed.

This is because, YouTube makes it easier to scrub through looking for the segments you missed.

Just drag the slider to the place you have interest and enjoy.

Also, with Safari on a Mac, you can use the standard video editors’ scrubbing tools and press J, K, or L, or move around in short jumps.

Apple’s Website:

You can still enjoy the show on Apple’s website.

Apple is streaming the event live via its own website.

The website shows markers in the timeline. The website also shows descriptions about the event.

Just hover over the dots on the media.

Note however, that its only Apple’s American version of the website that will stream it live.

So, if  you are watching from any other part of the world on its website, you won’t see it.

However, other versions of its website will promote the show. That’s all you will see there.

Good news though, other versions will eventually link you to the live event.

Also, you can stream the event to an Apple TV, and also that recent versions of Chrome, Firefox, and Microsoft Edge can play if they support MSE, H.264, and AAC.

Implication:

Following the event live will give you first-hand information about the new smartphone by Apple.

You will also have first-hand information to give to your friends or make reviews.

You will easily decide if you would be buying the iPhone 13 after seeing the design and knowing the price.

This event is a long-awaited one. Why not join in creating the moment.

Anthony Chinonso Ogbonna is the editor of Techuncode media. He is a seasoned journalist whose stint cuts across broadcast, print and, especially, the online media. A graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), Anthony holds a Masters Degree in Multimedia Journalism. He aligns his belief with those of world tech communities, holding tenaciously that the world is solely driven and can only be best with tech. Furthermore, Anthony believes that technology is simple, fun and is not what one, especially Africans, should be scared of, hence, his passion for telling compelling stories about tech in ways relatable to the ordinary user. He has his hobbies in reading and designing (new hobby though.)

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