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This week on AI: iPhone 7 & Apple Watch Series 2 review, McLaren buyout rumors, macOS Sierra launch & more

Fresh in people's hands, the iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2 were of course subjects of discussion —but word about possible automotive takeovers stole some of the spotlight, as did new details on a rumored Amazon Echo competitor.

iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus

iPhone 7 & 7 Plus

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Everything you need to know:

  • AppleInsider reviewed the iPhone 7 & 7 Plus > >
  • And did the same for Apple Watch Series 2 > >
  • macOS Sierra was released with Siri, Apple Pay & more > >
  • Supercar maker McLaren denied buyout rumors > >
  • Apple may still want self-balancing electric motorcycle maker Lit Motors > >
  • Apple's Amazon Echo competitor is allegedly in the prototype phase > >
  • iOS 10.0.2 fixed bugs with EarPods, Photos, and app extensions > >
  • The first public betas of iOS 10.1, macOS 10.12.1 & watchOS 3.1 were released > >

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A roundup of all of our hottest stories this week:

Back in black: iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 Plus mega review

Review: Apple Watch Series 2 is a great improvement, but watchOS 3 steals the show

Apple releases macOS 10.12 Sierra with Siri, Apple Pay for web, Apple Watch login, more

McLaren Automotive denies reports of Apple buyout talks

Apple allegedly in talks to buy self-balancing motorcycle outfit Lit Motors

Apple allegedly working on Siri stand-alone speaker with HomeKit integration

Apple releases iOS 10.0.2 update fixing Lightning EarPods bug, Photos crashes, app extension issues

Apple iOS 10.1, macOS Sierra 10.12.1 public betas now available

Apple joins RE 100 renewable energy initiative, outlines new clean energy pledges

Apple updates iWork for Mac, adding real-time collaboration beta to Pages, Numbers & Keynote

Samsung Note 7 battery fire woes triggered by rush to beat Apple's iPhone 7 - report

Apple issues first betas of iOS 10.1, watchOS 3.1, macOS Sierra 10.12.1, more

Apple to open first Mexican retail outlet on Sept. 24

Apple considers locations in Seoul for first Korean retail store

Apple FCC filing shows Apple TV-sized device with Bluetooth, NFC under review

Apple buys out machine learning firm Tuplejump [u]

Japan considers antitrust action against Apple over iPhone carrier deals