Apple's iPhone 8 event confirmed, Instagram Stories coming to desktop and mobile webToday's major tech stories include the confirmation of Apple's iPhone 8 event, Instagram Stories coming to mobile and desktop web sites and Garmin's new Vivoactive smartwatch.
[MUSIC] This is CNET and hear the stories that matter right now. It's official, Apple's iPhone 8 event will go down as was rumoured on September 12. It will be the first event held in the theater named for the company's co-founder Steve Jobs. We are not just expecting the iPhone, also likely on the docket will be a new Apple Watch, some discussion of augmented reality Maybe even a 4k compatible Apple TV. Instagram is bringing storage to the desktop and mobile web versions of the service. The company said users will also eventually be able to publish videos directly. Stories boast an active daily user base of 250 million and the new uploading functionality should be arriving in the coming months. And finally, Garmin has announced a new high end smartwatch called the Vivoactive 3 with GPS, heart rate monitor, high-res touch display, 7 day battery, and downloadable watch faces. The watch will also feature Garmin's mobile payment functionality that supports select Visa and MasterCard credit cards. The watch starts at 300$ and will be available later this year. [MUSIC] You can see it today with the latest by downloading the CNET tech to the app in the Apple, or Google Play Store.