This story is part of , our full coverage of the latest news from Apple headquarters.
It begins… Apple’s online store went down on Tuesday, in preparation for the company’s . The isn’t expected, but Apple is likely to reveal the and . The store goes down before a launch event as Apple makes way for its new products.
Apple might also say when it’ll release new versions of its iOS software for theand , software for its desktops and laptops, and software for its wearables.
Traditionally, these events take place in a packed Steve Jobs Theater on Apple’s campus in Cupertino, California, but the company is taking the cautious approach due to the.
We’re likely to see the next iPhone in a separate announcement, since Apple warned investors in athat this year’s phones would arrive than usual. That suggests an October or November launch.
CNET’s Ian Sherr contributed to this report.