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The Apple conference event is taking place Wednesday with millions eagerly anticipating the unveiling of the sixth generation iPhone - the iPhone 5. The event time is scheduled for 1 p.m. ET and can be followed live through various outlets listed below.
If Apple streams the event, it will be found on their official events page. However, if there is no official live stream from Apple, Justin.tv and uStream have been rumored to be planning a live stream of the event.
The special media event is taking place in San Francisco at the Yerba Buena Center for Arts, and has the entire tech. world watching to see the next generation iPhone.
Rumors surrounding the new device have hit fever pitch over recent weeks, and tech. analysts are abuzz about what features the new phone will boast. If rumors are to be believed, the iPhone 5 will come with a larger 4-inch screen with the new in-cell touch technology.
The next generation iPhone will also likely feature a uni-body design and a new smaller 9-pin dock connector, replacing the existing 30-pin one.
The event is also set to see the unveiling of Apple's new mobile operating system, iOS 6, along with the new iPhone. The iOS 6 is expected to boast a number of new features including 3D mapping, native Facebook integration and a lot more.
It is also believed that the new iPhone 5 will come with iOS 6 pre-installed and will be completely scalable to a larger 640 x 1136 display.
Other new iPhone 5 features are thought to include a much-improved processor, 4G LTE technology, Near Field Communication (NFC), 1GB RAM, liquid metal casing, a much-improved battery life, an 8 megapixel (or even higher) rear camera and a 2 megapixel front-facing camera for video chatting.
These are some of the sites that will be live blogging the iPhone 5 media event.
1. Gizmodo iPhone 5 Live Blog: As the event progresses, Gizmodo will cover it all live throughout the day here.
2. SlashGear Live: SlashGear will be live blogging the Apple press event here. The site will also post instant photos from the event in its live portal.
3. The Verge Live Blog: The Verge will be live blogging Apple's announcement of the next iPhone here.
4. Engadget Live Blog: You can get live updates of the Apple iPhone 5 event in the live blog page provided by Engadget.
5. TechnoBuffalo iPhone 5 Live Blog: You can also bookmark this site for live blog coverage of the Apple media event.
Here are the start times for the different time zones:
07:00AM - Hawaii
09:00AM - Alaska
10:00AM - Pacific
11:00AM - Mountain
12:00PM - Central
01:00PM - Eastern
02:00PM - São Paulo
06:00PM - London
07:00PM - Paris
09:00PM - Moscow
02:00AM - Tokyo (September 13th)
03:00AM - Sydney (September 13th)