U2 Denies Involvement in Apple’s Sept 9 Media Event

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Following reports that U2 would perform at Apple's September 9 media event and launch their next album by bundling it with the unannounced iPhone 6, the band has come out denying it will be involved at all.

U2 at Apple's iPhone 6 launch? The band says no.U2 at Apple's iPhone 6 launch? The band says no.

A spokesperson for the band told Ireland's The Independent,

They are not releasing their album on the iPhone, and they are not performing at the iPhone launch.

Apple will be hosting a media event on September 9 where it is expected to introduce the iPhone 6 as well as the iWatch. The company's invitation to the event only said "Wish we could say more," which doesn't offer up much of a hint about what may be shown off.

Based on leaks and rumors, the iPhone 6 will come with a bigger screen than the iPhone 5S at 4.7-inches and 5.5-inches. It will look more like the iPad Air and iPad mini with a thinner body and rounded edges, will include a faster and more powerful processor, improved camera, and longer battery life.

Apple is also expected to unveil its first wearable fitness device, presumably a smartwatch the media has been calling the iWatch. The device will most likely track how many steps wearers take each day, heart rate, sleep patterns, and more.

Apple fans are already lining up outside the company's New York City glass cube store in anticipation of whatever may be announced. As of Wednesday afternoon, four people were waiting for the chance to be the first to buy the unannounced products without knowing what they were waiting for, or when the devices will ship.

The Mac Observer will be on location at Apple's media event next Tuesday with our usual live coverage and analysis. Be sure to check in to hear the latest about Apple's announcements.

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Comments

Lee Dronick

If the wearable has to do fitness then Apple my have some exercise guru present it.

Bosco (Brad Hutchings)

I was… looking forward… to Bono… stopping… in the midde… of the Keynote… with his… Irish accent… and pained facial… expressions… to bring… attention… to the plight… of app developers… who cannot… get… App Store reviewers… to grant… them… the temporary… entitlements their… apps… need.

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