Apple’s iPhone 7 event is going to happen on 7th September at 10:00 a.m. in San Francisco, at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. The invitation-only event will see a lot of media coverage and live blogs will be reporting about the happenings there, but as usual, Apple will have a live stream of the keynote on its website.
There are some restrictions as expected, and it is the Safari and Microsoft Edge browsers working on Mac and Windows 10 respectively. What about others? Windows 8 users who won’t have Microsoft Edge browser, or the Android smartphone users too won’t be able to check out the live stream, and this has always been the case.
Here’s a breakdown on the list of devices and how you can catch the live updates or watch the event online on them.
Apple Macbook, Macbook Pro, or Macbook Air – There are two requirements here, and if you have a Mac that fulfils them, you can watch the live stream of the Apple keynote in Safari browser. The Mac should be running at least OS X v10.8.5 alongside Safari 6.0.5 version.
Apple iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch – You just need to ensure that you have an iOS 7.0 OS version and Safari browser in it.
Requirements: Live streaming uses Apple’s HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) technology. HLS requires an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with Safari on iOS 7.0 or later, a Mac with Safari 6.0.5 or later on OS X v10.8.5 or later, or a PC with Microsoft Edge on Windows 10. Streaming via Apple TV requires an Apple TV (2nd or 3rd generation) with software 6.2 or later or an Apple TV (4th generation).
iPhone 7 Launch Keynote time across the world
- San Francisco (USA – California) – Wednesday, 7 September 2016, 10:30:00
- New Delhi (India) – Wednesday, 7 September 2016, 23:00:00
- New York (USA) – Wednesday, 7 September 2016, 13:30:00
- Dubai (UAE) – Wednesday, 7 September 2016, 21:30:00
- Sydney (Australia) – Thursday, 8 September 2016, 03:30:00
- London (UK – England) – Wednesday, 7 September 2016, 18:30:00
- Singapore – Thursday, 8 September 2016, 01:30:00
- Barcelona (Spain) – Wednesday, 7 September 2016, 19:30:00
How to watch the live stream online?
If you have one of the compatible devices that are listed above and if it fulfils the requirements, you just need to go to this link where the live stream will happen.
There will be some workarounds for sure and we will update that just ahead of the start of the event.
For the live updates, there will be some publications reporting with live blogs, and you can check some at TheVerge.com, Engadget.com, Techcrunch.com, and Twitter is always one of the best sources for the quickest information, with hashtags like #iPhone7Event or #iPhone7 being used by those who talk about it.
What could be launched?
For sure, we are going to see the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, but what else is coming will be a big question. Are we going to see the Apple Watch successor as well? It will be interesting to see that, so stay tuned and make sure you watch the keynote.