Apple unveiled two hot iPhones last week — they are hot, no matter what you hear about their boring design — and a formidable Apple Watch Series 2 that will give even (smart) watch makers even more headaches. The new devices have some impressive new features. Just look past the familiar design, and you’ll spot a lot of exciting gems.
Look even harder, and you’ll see signs of the next-gen iPhone, the building blocks that Apple needs now for the smartphones of the future. And yes, the wireless AirPods are very exciting too, regardless of how much fun one can make at their expense.
In what follows we’ll look at the various iPhone 7, Apple Watch, and AirPods features that indicate what’s in store for next year’s 10th anniversary iPhone, which we’ll just call iPhone 8 from here. More →