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Dan Moren for Macworld
September 1, 2017 4:49 AM PT
Now that Apple’s gone ahead and made it official, sending out its save-the-date cards for the September 12 event that will christen the new Steve Jobs Theater, it’s time for the prognosticating to shift into overdrive. (What, you already thought it was in overdrive? Now we’ve got a deadline.)
Look, we all know that there are a handful of things that are shoe-ins for this particular song and dance: there’s going to be a new iPhone, probably an LTE-enabled Apple Watch, and likely even a touched-up Apple TV. iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra will get some show time along with official release dates, and we’ll probably learn a little more about the upcoming HomePod.
But all of that’s pretty much a given. What I’m interested in is all the other technologies that often don’t get the spotlight at an event—and there are more than a few of them. With that in mind, here are three things I’d like to get a few more details on when Tim Cook and friends take to the stage just under two weeks from now. (And, hey, to narrow it down a bit, let’s just focus on Apple technologies with the initials “A.P.”)