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“Wish We Could Say More”

So says Apple’s cryptic invitation for its event on September 9th, where it’s expected to announce two new iPhones and the iWatch. But what does it mean?

Well, in iOS 8, Apple announced the ability to send audio messages using iMessage. We’re not talking about voice transcription; these are actually short recorded audio clips that you’ll send in place of a text message.

Why is this important? Let’s consider how you might communicate with others using an iWatch. There’s no keyboard. Voice transcription isn’t accurate enough, and without a keyboard, there’s no reliable way to correct mistakes. What’s left? Sending pure audio.

Wish I could say more.

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