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iPhone 7 Plus First Impressions

iPhone 7 Plus-lineup

I have been an iPhone owner since the very first one was released in June of 2007.  I, like many others, was captivated by this computer in my pocket, and was extremely excited about its potential.  I have been able to finagle my way into buying an iPhone every years since than, except for the iPhone 3G–I wasn’t eligible for an upgrade since I purchased the first gen iPhone a few months before the 3G was released.  I have been an early adopter, and have either pre-ordered and picked up on launch day, or purchased a new iPhone at an Apple Store the day it went on sale.

This year, however, the planets didn’t align properly for me to make that happen on time.  I was up at 2:45 to pre-order, but both the Apple and AT&T servers were strained past their limits, pushing my delivery time out 1-2 weeks for my 128 GB 7 Plus in Black.  Between Apple’s “iconic design” being good enough for the masses and those consumers who had their upgrade cycles fall on this year, the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus was still in high demand.   As I watched others cheer with delight as they tracked and received their new iPhones, all I could do was wait–until yesterday.  My new iPhone was delivered over a week ahead of schedule, and so far, I couldn’t be happier.  Let me share with you some of my initial thoughts and observations after only one day of use.

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How to watch Apple’s Live-Stream iPhone event

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The big iPhone announcement day is almost here, and just like they have in recent years, Apple will be live-streaming the Special Media Event.  If you are available, and want to catch all the action and announcements as they are being presented you can follow on any iOS device or Mac running the latest version of Safari, as well as 2nd and 3rd generation Apple TV’s.  Here are the minimum requirements for the devices that support the live-stream

  • iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with Safari on iOS 7.0 or later
  • Mac with Safari 6.0.5 or later on OS X v10.8.5 or later
  • PC with Microsoft Edge on Windows 10
  • Apple TV (2nd or 3rd generation) with software 6.2 or later or an Apple TV (4th generation).

iPhone Special Event

The Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco start will be where all the fun starts  at 1 pm EST. Be sure you’re all set up ahead time and your browser is pointed at the Apple Special Events page. 

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