Live coverage from the expected unveiling of the Apple iPhone 5

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Blake September 12, 20123:00 pm

Check out photos of the iPhone 5 here:

http://www.abcactionnews.com/gallery/news/news_photo_gallery/PHOTOS-New-iPhone-5-revealed-at-Apple-event

Blake September 12, 20122:59 pm

Tim Cook says goodbye:

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/26114/636000

That concludes our live blog. Thanks for stopping by!

Blake September 12, 20122:52 pm

And now a third…

Blake September 12, 20122:47 pm

Foo Fighters are moving on to a second song

Blake September 12, 20122:43 pm

Foo Fighters take the stage at the event:

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/26084/606000

Blake September 12, 20122:41 pm

Tim Cook wrapping things up:

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/26071/593000

Blake September 12, 20122:41 pm

Tim Cook: “Apple has never been stronger. And that’s because of our employees.”

Blake September 12, 20122:41 pm

https://twitter.com/Gizmodo/status/245954471648194560

Blake September 12, 20122:40 pm

https://twitter.com/mashable/status/245955116321091584

Blake September 12, 20122:40 pm

https://twitter.com/engadget/status/245954941859012609

Blake September 12, 20122:40 pm

https://twitter.com/arstechnica/status/245954779954675713

Blake September 12, 20122:40 pm

Tim Cook is reviewing today’s annoucements

Blake September 12, 20122:39 pm

Back to Tim Cook

Blake September 12, 20122:38 pm

New nano and touch available in October

Blake September 12, 20122:38 pm

5th generation iPod touch 32GB $299 or 64GB for $399

Blake September 12, 20122:38 pm

4th gen iPod touch 16GB for $199 or 32GB for $249.

Blake September 12, 20122:37 pm

Pricing for the iPod lineup is being announced: $49 for the shuffle, $149 for the nano

Blake September 12, 20122:37 pm

EarPods are available today

Blake September 12, 20122:36 pm

EarPods in their case:

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/26053/575000

Blake September 12, 20122:36 pm

https://twitter.com/engadget/status/245953239311347712

Blake September 12, 20122:35 pm

https://twitter.com/CNET/status/245953551677919232

Blake September 12, 20122:34 pm

Apple spent three years designing EarPods

Blake September 12, 20122:34 pm

iPhone earphones now called EarPods

Blake September 12, 20122:33 pm

No pricing announced for iPod lineup

Blake September 12, 20122:32 pm

Picture of the colors offered:

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/26030/552000

Blake September 12, 20122:32 pm

iPod Touch coming in five colors

Blake September 12, 20122:31 pm

https://twitter.com/engadget/status/245952174675353602

Blake September 12, 20122:31 pm

Siri also coming to iPod Touch

Blake September 12, 20122:31 pm

AirPlay coming to iPod Touch

Blake September 12, 20122:31 pm

Has a 720p forward facing camera as well

Blake September 12, 20122:30 pm

Picture of the wrist strap:

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/26012/534000

Blake September 12, 20122:29 pm

iPod Touch has a spot for a wrist strap

Blake September 12, 20122:28 pm

iPod has panorama mode as well

Blake September 12, 20122:28 pm

https://twitter.com/engadget/status/245951790477107202

Blake September 12, 20122:28 pm

Pictures of the specs:

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/26004/526000

Blake September 12, 20122:28 pm

5 megapixel camera

Blake September 12, 20122:27 pm

40 hours of music playback battery life for the new iPod Touch

Blake September 12, 20122:27 pm

If you missed it, we’re airing a tape delay of the keynote here:

http://www.abcactionnews.com/subindex/news/news_livestream1

Blake September 12, 20122:26 pm

https://twitter.com/CNET/status/245951423391612928

Blake September 12, 20122:26 pm

https://twitter.com/mashable/status/245950786859847680

Blake September 12, 20122:25 pm

https://twitter.com/arstechnica/status/245951062224302080

Blake September 12, 20122:25 pm

Developer demoing Clumsy Ninja:

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/25992/514000

Blake September 12, 20122:23 pm

Has the A5 processor

Blake September 12, 20122:22 pm

Same display as the iPhone 5

Blake September 12, 20122:22 pm

Made of aluminum — the lightest and thinnest iPod Touch ever

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/25981/503000

Blake September 12, 20122:21 pm

5th Generation is only 6.1mm thick

Blake September 12, 20122:21 pm

iPod Touch has 175,000 games available with 150 million players in the Game Center

Blake September 12, 20122:20 pm

iPod touch is up next:

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/25971/493000

Blake September 12, 20122:20 pm

Battery will last for 30 hours

Blake September 12, 20122:19 pm

Bluetooth now added to the nano

Blake September 12, 20122:19 pm

Built in pedometer

Blake September 12, 20122:19 pm

Has a FM tuner integrated with DVR functionality

Blake September 12, 20122:18 pm

The nano lineup:

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/25958/480000

Blake September 12, 20122:18 pm

New nano comes in seven colors

Blake September 12, 20122:18 pm

https://twitter.com/verge/status/245949188171497474

Blake September 12, 20122:18 pm

2.5″ screen — multi-touch

Blake September 12, 20122:17 pm

38% thinner than the previous nano

Blake September 12, 20122:17 pm

Big screen, nice controls:

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/25945/467000

Blake September 12, 20122:16 pm

New iPods coming — nano reinvented

Blake September 12, 20122:15 pm

Most popular music player of all time:

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/25936/458000

Blake September 12, 20122:15 pm

iPod coming up — 350 million iPods sold

Blake September 12, 20122:15 pm

New iTunes available in late October:

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/25931/453000

Blake September 12, 20122:12 pm

Cloud library:

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/25920/442000

Blake September 12, 20122:12 pm

iCould now built into iTunes

Blake September 12, 20122:12 pm

Mini-player allows for playlist management

Blake September 12, 20122:11 pm

iTunes mini player:

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/25913/435000

Blake September 12, 20122:11 pm

Search feature has been revised, shows results inline

Blake September 12, 20122:09 pm

https://twitter.com/CNET/status/245946230549655552

Blake September 12, 20122:09 pm

https://twitter.com/verge/status/245946639393636352

Blake September 12, 20122:08 pm

New iTunes design is sharp:

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/25901/423000

Blake September 12, 20122:06 pm

Apple has 200 million iTunes cloud users

Blake September 12, 20122:06 pm

Facebook integrated into every App Store entry. App Store has been redesigned.

Blake September 12, 20122:05 pm

New design for iOS devices:

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/25885/407000

Blake September 12, 20122:05 pm

More than 2/3 of downloads come from iOS devices

Blake September 12, 20122:04 pm

Over 20 billion songs purchased since iTunes launch

Blake September 12, 20122:03 pm

They’re set to announce changes to the iPod and iTunes now

Blake September 12, 20122:02 pm

They’re moving to the iPod and iTunes now

Blake September 12, 20122:02 pm

iOS 6 coming September 19th

Blake September 12, 20122:02 pm

Free upgrade to iOS6 for iPhone 4S, 4, 3GS, new iPad and iPad 2 owners

Blake September 12, 20122:01 pm

Full phone lineup and pricing:

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/25852/374000

Blake September 12, 20122:01 pm

Shipping starts the 21st

Blake September 12, 20122:01 pm

Preorders start September 14th

Blake September 12, 20122:00 pm

No more iPhone 3S

Blake September 12, 20122:00 pm

Pricing the same as iPhone 4S on contract: $199, $299, $399

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/25849/371000

Blake September 12, 20121:59 pm

https://twitter.com/Gizmodo/status/245944389233418240

Blake September 12, 20121:59 pm

Doesn’t matter if you like Apple or not, this is a nice looking device

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/25841/363000

Blake September 12, 20121:58 pm

No wireless charging, no NFC. Engadget says this is what they expected to see.

Blake September 12, 20121:54 pm

If you missed it, we’re airing a tape delay of the keynote here:

http://www.abcactionnews.com/subindex/news/news_livestream1

Blake September 12, 20121:53 pm

Picture from the video that is playing right now:

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/25823/345000

Blake September 12, 20121:53 pm

https://twitter.com/arstechnica/status/245942915183022082

Blake September 12, 20121:52 pm

Still waiting for price and release date

Blake September 12, 20121:52 pm

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/25814/336000

Blake September 12, 20121:52 pm

iPhone 5 comes in black and white

Blake September 12, 20121:51 pm

We’re airing a tape delay of the keynote here:

http://www.abcactionnews.com/subindex/news/news_livestream1

Blake September 12, 20121:49 pm

Siri has also learned a lot about movies. You can now ask for movie times.

Blake September 12, 20121:49 pm

https://twitter.com/Gizmodo/status/245941822608773120

Blake September 12, 20121:48 pm

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/25798/320000

Blake September 12, 20121:48 pm

Enhancements to Siri include sports scores, standings, etc.

Blake September 12, 20121:47 pm

They are now demoing the Photo Stream feature:

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/25792/314000

Blake September 12, 20121:47 pm

Now they’re showing Passbook. The app has movie tickets, gift cards, etc…

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/25786/308000

Blake September 12, 20121:45 pm

Mail enhancements include VIPS

Blake September 12, 20121:45 pm

Fullscreen mode now available in Safari

Blake September 12, 20121:44 pm

Now to the notification center…

You can tap to tweet or post to Facebook.

Blake September 12, 20121:44 pm

https://twitter.com/CNET/status/245940502946521088

Blake September 12, 20121:41 pm

Turn by turn directions now built in

Blake September 12, 20121:41 pm

Apple built a search engine so you can look at local points of interest. 100 million so far.

Blake September 12, 20121:40 pm

Scott Forstall is coming out to give a demo of iOS6

Blake September 12, 20121:40 pm

Moving along to iOS6

Blake September 12, 20121:40 pm

https://twitter.com/verge/status/245939692913192960

Blake September 12, 20121:39 pm

Image of the adapter

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/25754/276000

Blake September 12, 20121:39 pm

Major manufacturers are working on new accessories. If you have an old dock, they are working on an adapter.

Blake September 12, 20121:38 pm

80% smaller and more durable

Blake September 12, 20121:38 pm

New connector is called Lightning — all digital

Blake September 12, 20121:38 pm

They’ve used the same connector since 2003

Blake September 12, 20121:37 pm

Here comes the connector announcement…

Blake September 12, 20121:37 pm

The earpiece is noise-canceling

Blake September 12, 20121:36 pm

Improved speak design

Blake September 12, 20121:36 pm

Sound: Three microphones on the iPhone 5

Blake September 12, 20121:36 pm

Forward facing camera is now 720p

Blake September 12, 20121:34 pm

Panoramic photo of the Golden Gate Bridge

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/25717/239000

Blake September 12, 20121:34 pm

Camera will have panorama mode

Blake September 12, 20121:33 pm

iOS6 and iCloud will allow shared photo stream

Blake September 12, 20121:32 pm

Camera: Better low light performance and 40% faster on photo capture

Blake September 12, 20121:31 pm

https://twitter.com/engadget/status/245937182471233536

Blake September 12, 20121:31 pm

https://twitter.com/Gizmodo/status/245937562529722368

Blake September 12, 20121:31 pm

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/25697/219000

Blake September 12, 20121:30 pm

Now on to the camera — 8 megapixels

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/25693/215000

Blake September 12, 20121:29 pm

The numbers in that last graphic are hours

Blake September 12, 20121:29 pm

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/25689/211000

Blake September 12, 20121:29 pm

Battery life to exceed that of the iPhone 4S

Blake September 12, 20121:28 pm

Phil is back to talk about the battery:

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/25685/207000

Blake September 12, 20121:28 pm

Vince and Rob are playing Real Racing 3 together. The game is out later this year.

Blake September 12, 20121:27 pm

Based on the screenshots I’m seeing, the graphics look great

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/25677/199000

Blake September 12, 20121:27 pm

https://twitter.com/engadget/status/245936342012395520

Blake September 12, 20121:26 pm

https://twitter.com/Gizmodo/status/245936171291648001

Blake September 12, 20121:26 pm

EA showing off new games:

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/25674/196000

Blake September 12, 20121:26 pm

https://twitter.com/CNET/status/245936234512384000

Blake September 12, 20121:26 pm

https://twitter.com/verge/status/245936242368315392

Blake September 12, 20121:25 pm

Rob Murray from EA is on stage

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/25669/191000

Blake September 12, 20121:25 pm

https://twitter.com/mashable/status/245935364148166656

Blake September 12, 20121:24 pm

https://twitter.com/verge/status/245935865275219968

Blake September 12, 20121:24 pm

New iPhone uses the A6 chip — 2x faster

Blake September 12, 20121:24 pm

We’ll put a link to a delayed version of the Keynote speech up shortly

Blake September 12, 20121:23 pm

Tons of carriers available in Canada as well

Blake September 12, 20121:22 pm

Sprint, AT&T and Verizon all support LTE

Blake September 12, 20121:21 pm

Phone utilizes LTE

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/25647/169000

Blake September 12, 20121:21 pm

Phone has new wireless tech called ultrafast wireless

Blake September 12, 20121:20 pm

Developers from CNN and OpenTable had early access to the phone and created apps that utilize the entire screen

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/25632/154000

Blake September 12, 20121:18 pm

Older apps will be centered and bordered

Blake September 12, 20121:17 pm

Just a little larger than the iPhone 4. Phone is meant to fit perfectly in the users hand.

Blake September 12, 20121:16 pm

iPhone 5 has a 4″ display — 1136×640 — 16×9 aspect ratio

Blake September 12, 20121:16 pm

The phone is also 20% lighter — 112 grams

Blake September 12, 20121:15 pm

The phone is 18% thinner than the iPhone 4S — 7.6mm

Blake September 12, 20121:15 pm

Made of glass and aluminum

Blake September 12, 20121:14 pm

Blake September 12, 20121:14 pm

Via @theverge: Looks just like the leaked images

Blake September 12, 20121:14 pm

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/25583/105000

Blake September 12, 20121:14 pm

iPhone 5!

Blake September 12, 20121:13 pm

Here comes news on the iPhone:

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/25575/97000

Blake September 12, 20121:12 pm

400 million iOS devices sold through June 2012

Blake September 12, 20121:12 pm

Over 100 apps downloaded per customer on average

Blake September 12, 20121:11 pm

250,000 iPad apps | 700,000 apps in the app store total

Blake September 12, 20121:10 pm

94%, to be exact

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/25552/74000

Blake September 12, 20121:10 pm

Almost all of the Fortune 500 companies are testing or deploying iPads

Blake September 12, 20121:09 pm

iPad holds 68% market share globally

Blake September 12, 20121:08 pm

Tim Cook on stage:

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/25538/60000

Blake September 12, 20121:07 pm

17 million iPads sold in the last quarter

Blake September 12, 20121:07 pm

Apple notebooks marketshare grows 15% in last year

Blake September 12, 20121:06 pm

Tim Cook: 7 million copies of Mountain Lion sold

Blake September 12, 20121:05 pm

Photo of Tim Cook on stage:

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/25522/44000

Blake September 12, 20121:05 pm

Those stores service 83 million customers

Blake September 12, 20121:05 pm

Apple now has 380 stores @theverge:

Blake September 12, 20121:04 pm

Apple airing a corporate video now:

http://live.theverge.com/apple-iphone-5-live-blog/#/entry/25511/33000

Blake September 12, 20121:02 pm

Tim Cook

https://twitter.com/mashable/status/245930228554268673

Blake September 12, 20121:02 pm

Tim Cook on stage (via @theverge)

https://twitter.com/DarshikJ3/status/245930127580622848

Blake September 12, 20121:01 pm

https://twitter.com/engadget/status/245929931652096001

Blake September 12, 20121:01 pm

The keynote has begun

Blake September 12, 20121:00 pm

Photos of the iPhone 4 leak before the event?

https://twitter.com/Gizmodo/status/245928913262477312

Blake September 12, 201212:58 pm

https://twitter.com/CNET/status/245928564329963520

Blake September 12, 201212:54 pm

I love the old school iPhone parody’s that keep popping up

http://www.twitpic.com/atspp2

Blake September 12, 201212:52 pm

View from outside the event today:

http://live.wptv.com/Event/iphone_5_release_Apple_AAPL_to_announce_new_iPhone_from_Yerba_Buena_Center_for_the_Arts_in_San/44655160

Blake September 12, 201212:49 pm

https://twitter.com/xFreakSx/status/245926562468352001

Blake September 12, 201212:46 pm

https://twitter.com/CNET/status/245926007599665153

Blake September 12, 201212:44 pm

15 minutes from the big event!

Blake September 12, 201212:41 pm

What’s your old iPhone worth?

If you’re planning to upgrade to the new iPhone that Apple is about to release, you can still score cash for your old iPhone to offset the cost — but you’ll have to move fast.
Trade-in services offer up a price based on supply. The fewer phones are being offered, the more money a customer gets. The best chance to lock in a top-dollar iPhone trade was three to four weeks ago. Trade-in companies say prices will decline quickly once Apple makes the iPhone 5 official.

Read more: http://www.abcactionnews.com/dpp/news/science_tech/apple-aapl-iphone-5-in-your-future-looking-to-trade-in-your-old-one-heres-what-its-worth#ixzz26H4wfsfW

Blake September 12, 201212:40 pm

https://twitter.com/CNET/status/245923573288538112

Blake September 12, 201212:35 pm

That’s why we’re here!

https://twitter.com/Lycoplays/status/245923406434955264

Blake September 12, 201212:34 pm

Best shirt of the day (via @engadget)

http://twitpic.com/atvcqf

Blake September 12, 201212:29 pm

https://twitter.com/emilyrocks/status/245921771423928320

Blake September 12, 201212:27 pm

ABC Action News anchor Jamison Uhler is excited about the new iPhone

Blake September 12, 201212:25 pm

iTunes 11 now trending worldwide on Twitter

Blake September 12, 201212:24 pm

iPhone 5 release expected to put the pinch on cell phone carries such as Verizon, AT&T

http://www.abcactionnews.com/dpp/money/apple-aapl-iphone-5-release-expected-to-put-the-pinch-on-cell-phone-carries-such-as-verizon-att#ixzz26H0tFgGe

Blake September 12, 201212:23 pm

Which iPhone 5 rumors will come true?

http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-19512_7-20073431-233/iphone-5-rumor-roundup/

Blake September 12, 201212:21 pm

Part 2 of Steve Jobs’ 2007 iPhone presentation

Blake September 12, 201212:17 pm

https://twitter.com/CNET/status/245918796810948609

Blake September 12, 201212:16 pm

https://twitter.com/LeeCowley1/status/245917967622234113

Blake September 12, 201212:15 pm

https://twitter.com/CNET/status/245666877777514496

Blake September 12, 201212:14 pm

https://twitter.com/mashable/status/245917414057992192

Blake September 12, 201212:08 pm

2007 iPhone presentation

Dave September 12, 201212:07 pm

Seidio rolls out iPhone 5 cases ahead of Apple event:

http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-57511285-1/seidio-rolls-out-iphone-5-cases-ahead-of-apple-event/

Blake September 12, 201212:06 pm

In other phone related news, Mark Zuckerberg has confirmed that there are no plans for a Facebook phone:

https://twitter.com/mashable/status/245916136452014080

Blake September 12, 201212:06 pm

The new iPhone name? The iPhone 5, says Gizmodo:

http://gizmodo.com/5942567/the-new-iphone-will-be-called-the-iphone-5-update-new-ipods-leak-too?tag=iphone-5

Blake September 12, 201212:03 pm

https://twitter.com/engadget/status/245914675554971648

Blake September 12, 201212:00 pm

The event starts in 1 hour!

Blake September 12, 201211:59 am

Rumors, rumors, rumors!

https://twitter.com/19ActionNews/status/245913944135434241

Blake September 12, 201211:55 am


Streaming live video by Ustream

Blake September 12, 201211:51 am

https://twitter.com/mashable/status/245912108049526786

Blake September 12, 201211:48 am

Results when you search for “iphone-5″ on the Apple website:

Blake September 12, 201211:44 am

Apple leaks iPhone5′s LTE powers early:

http://gizmodo.com/5942576/apple-leaks-iphone-5s-lte-powers-early

Blake September 12, 201211:44 am

The complete iPhone 5 rumor roundup from Gizmodo:

http://gizmodo.com/5930100/apples-next-iphone-the-complete-rumor-roundup

Blake September 12, 201211:43 am

I’m sure many will be making the same decision today…

https://twitter.com/AWaselnuk/status/245909701605335040

Blake September 12, 201211:39 am

iPhone5 finally hit the trending list

Blake September 12, 201211:29 am

How the iPhone 5 may help the economy

http://www.iresq.com/apple-repair-news/the-iphone-5-might-save-the-economy/

Blake September 12, 201211:26 am

https://twitter.com/erkdunn/status/245905875632549888

Blake September 12, 201211:20 am

Maybe they’ll call it the iPhone 6?

https://twitter.com/muellermm/status/245904338273320960

Blake September 12, 201211:19 am

https://twitter.com/Gizmodo/status/245903899003867136

Blake September 12, 201211:18 am

Via the Scripps station in Cleveland: New Apple iPhone 5 expected to offer 4G LTE – so what is it?

http://www.newsnet5.com/dpp/money/consumer/consumer_specialist/New-Apple-iPhone-5-expected-to-offer-4G-LTE—so-what-is-it#ixzz26GeMzUXx

Blake September 12, 201211:18 am

iPhone 5 rumors: What will, won’t and might be announced

http://techcrunch.com/2012/09/11/apple-iphone-event-rumors-what-will-wont-and-might-be-announced/?grcc=33333Z98ZtrendingZ0Z0Z0Z0Z0&grcc2=6bce099663af7f1c0b63d1083661caca~1347460635567~fca4fa8af1286d8a77f26033fdeed202~~1347433414427~98~0~0~0~0~0~0~0~9~3~2~14~

Blake September 12, 201211:17 am

People are excited to see this phone:

https://twitter.com/keveilleux/status/245903595449507840

Blake September 12, 201211:15 am

https://twitter.com/RatioDigital/status/245903211809091584

Blake September 12, 201211:14 am

Most notable news so far has been the early release of search results on the Apple website:

https://twitter.com/engadget/status/245886994134208512

Blake September 12, 201211:05 am

https://twitter.com/mashable/status/245899636479520768

Blake September 12, 201210:53 am

Funniest Tweet of the day:

https://twitter.com/rickygervais/status/245848353752096769

Blake September 12, 201210:52 am

Engadget is live now with their pre-event livestream:

http://www.engadget.com/2012/09/12/engadgets-iphone-5-pre-event-broadcast-live-from-san-francisco/

Blake September 12, 201210:49 am

A look at the iPhone 4S and the iPhone 5 via iResQ

http://www.iresq.com/the-new-iphone-5-repair-parts.phtml

Blake September 12, 201210:46 am

According to the search results on Apple’s website, it looks like we’ll see a new version of iTunes today as well.

Blake September 12, 201210:46 am

https://twitter.com/ProtectCell/status/245895886373285888

Blake September 12, 201210:42 am

Apple’s online store cycles through “We’ll be right back” messages in several languages

Blake September 12, 201210:37 am

https://twitter.com/wisematize/status/245893733822889984

Blake September 12, 201210:34 am

https://twitter.com/engadgetmobile/status/245890678570250242

Blake September 12, 201210:27 am

Is this what the new iPhone looks like? http://www.iresq.com/the-new-iphone-5-repair-parts.phtml

Blake September 12, 201210:25 am

Surprised that AAPL isn’t trending on Twitter yet.

Blake September 12, 201210:24 am

https://twitter.com/mashable/status/245734761304305665

Blake September 12, 201210:23 am

https://twitter.com/engadget/status/245857297799200768

Blake September 12, 201210:18 am

Screenshot of the Apple iPhone website as of 10:18 a.m. EST. This will be changing in just a few hours.

Blake September 12, 201210:14 am

https://twitter.com/engadget/status/245886994134208512