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Apple’s mock stream gives you something to do while you wait for today’s event

Stan Schroeder
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There's an Apple event later today — one in which the company will likely announce a video streaming service, and possibly more. 

But something unusual has happened this time; nearly a full day before the start, you can already tune into the live stream

SEE ALSO: How to stream Apple's March 25 event

Of course, it's a publicity stunt, which Apple seems to favor more and more in recent times (remember Tim Cook's fake DM fail ahead of the 2018 iPhone launch event?), but this one's far more elaborate than anything we've seen before. 

At first, the stream appears to just be showing the insides of the empty Steve Jobs Theater, where the event is scheduled to take place at 1 p.m. ET Monday, from several angles. But look closely, and things start happening: Some innocuous, like a guard inspecting the place with a flashlight, and some odd, like the curtain being raised and a chat conversation being shown on the theater's screen.  Read more...

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