September and October are some of the most exciting months of the year if you’ve been waiting all year to see the latest and greatest technology, even if that just means checking out the new annual iPhone. Of course, events are also planned for entertainment, automobiles and more, and you’ll be able to catch the latest news on major events and conferences here on The edge.
The IFA consumer electronics fair in Berlin kicked off, giving way to the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), which will run until September 17.
The calendar really begins now with Apple’s iPhone 15 launch event, dubbed “Wonderlust.” The Apple event will be on September 12 at 1 pm ET / 10 am PT, and we will delve into the depths of the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park in Cupertino, California, to blog every revealed detail of watches, phones and headphones.
Vox Media’s Code event will be held on September 26what includes Edge EIC Nilay Patel co-hosts along with Platforms founder Casey Newton and CNBC senior media and technology correspondent Julia Boorstin. This year, Code features guests such as Linda Yaccarino, CEO of X/Twitter, Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO of General Motors, Robert Kyncl, CEO of Warner Music Group, and more.
Techtober (or is it Techtember?) is here for the fall, and this is where it all lands. Check out all upcoming events:
Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF)
When: Thursday, September 7 to Sunday, September 17 — Add to Google Calendar
Where: Downtown Toronto, Canada
That: TIFF is an annual film festival in Toronto that highlights international films and offers screenings, lectures, events and workshops.
When: Tuesday, September 12 at 1 pm ET / 10 am PT — Add to Google Calendar
Where: Apple Park, Cupertino, California
That: When September comes, new iPhones will arrive. Apple’s biggest event of the year is called Wonderlust and it will show off its new iPhone 15 lineup, which is rumored to be the first with USB-C ports instead of Lightning.
When: Wednesday, September 13 to Sunday, September 24 — Add to Google Calendar
Where: Huntington Place Convention Center, Detroit, Michigan
That: The Detroit Auto Show, also known as the North American International Auto Show, brings automakers and industry enthusiasts together to work to show and talk about the latest automotive trends and new vehicles. It’s going to be electric.
When: Wednesday, September 20 at 10 a.m. ET — Add to Google Calendar
Where: Amazon HQ2 Campus Arlington, Virginia
That: Amazon is holding an invitation-only event at its second headquarters in Virginia. Little is known about this event, but around the same time last year, the company revealed the Kindle Scribe and the fifth-generation Echo Dot.
When: Thursday, September 21 — Add to Google Calendar
That: Microsoft will host an invite-only “special event” that will likely showcase updated Surface devices and will definitely have a significant focus on AI.
Presented by Nilay Patel, Casey Newton and Julia Boorstin
When: Tuesday, September 26 and Wednesday, September 27 — Add to Google Calendar
Where: The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, California
That: Code brings together the most influential voices in technology. This year, it features speakers such as Linda Yaccarino, CEO of X/Twitter, Whitney Wolfe Herd, Founder and CEO of Bumble, Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO of General Motors, Robert Kyncl, CEO of Warner Music Group, Kara Swisher, co-founder of Code, and more.
When: Wednesday, September 27 and Thursday, September 28 — Add to Google Calendar
Where: Meta Headquarters, Menlo Park, California
That: The Meta’s Connect event showcases the company’s latest developments in virtual reality and you can expect to learn more about the upcoming Meta Quest 3 VR headset.
When: Wednesday, October 4 — Add to Google Calendar
That: Google will show off its latest Pixel devices at this annual hardware reveal event. That includes the Pixel 8 series of phones and the Pixel Watch 2, as Google has already confirmed.
When: Thursday, October 5 — Add to Google Calendar
Where: Moscone Center, San Francisco, California
That: Samsung will hold its ninth annual Samsung Developer Conference (SDC) in San Francisco, where it will showcase new updates to the Galaxy ecosystem in One UI 6, SmartThings, Bixby, Tizen, and more.
That’s probably not all, folks.
As more events are announced, we will continue to update this page with the latest details.