Tim Cook ‘optimistic’ about new devices.
Gold, rose gold and ‘space black’ editions primed.
Absence of 3.5mm headphone port likely to anger consumers.
Reality series will be Apple’s first-ever original programme.
Apple brings new partners on board to keep up high profits.
Future versions of Apple smartphone could come with advanced security smarts.
New feature discovered by keen Apple-watchers.
Plans for 3D Touch home button laid bare.
Report adds weight to storage rumours.
Bare bones contracts do away with perks, but come in very cheap.